A visual story about JW Player’s milestone year in video
Earlier this year, we shared data and facts about JW Player’s performance in 2017 in this blog post. We’ve now put together an infographic to visualize that story—including updated player and mobile stats, new client cases, and a bonus section about our company growth. Whether you’re meeting us for the first time, a long-time customer, or anyone in between, come on in and get to know JW Player better!
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AT A GLANCE
Based on all-network data, January-December 2017
Total number of plays
Total number of plays per second on average
Total number of ad impressions
Total hours of time watched
Trips a commercial plane would make around the world in the total time viewers watched JW Player videos
PLAYER & PLATFORM
Our lightweight player and customizable platform worked harder, better, faster, and stronger in 2017.
Number of seconds of video transcoded
Number of dashboard sessions
Number of videos uploaded to JW Platform
5 minutes, 54 seconds
Average length of a video uploaded to JW Platform
In 2017, we debuted the world’s fastest HTML5 player, JW8.
Decrease in load time between JW7 and JW8
JW Player is much more than a player. Our video intelligence produced a huge number of incremental plays and monetization opportunities in 2017.
Number of plays from Recommendations
Number of ads delivered via Recommendations
With 53% of mobile users abandoning sites that don’t load within three seconds, we’re invested in supporting a strong mobile experience.
Median playback start time on JW8
2017 saw a continued decline in Flash, and our data is in line with what’s happening throughout the industry.
Percentage of plays in Flash by end of Q1, JW Platform
Percentage of plays in Flash by end of Q4, JW Platform
213 Number of employees in 2017
147 Number of employees in 2016
45% Growth in staff size
400+ New clients signed
2x Office space at NYC headquarters
Opened London office
#248 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500
381% Revenue growth between 2017 and 2014