Full Screen

User-initiated overlay that displays on top of the Pre-roll ad, turning the player into a micro-site & engaging the users with additional brand content.


  • Format: VPAID
  • Dimensions (W x H): 16:9 Aspect Ratio

Initial overlay banner:

  •  File size: 100KB
  •  Should not consume more than 2/10 of the available player screen.
  •  Positioned: To the extreme left or right-hand side, BUT not interfere with the Players Control Bar

The player control bar measure 40px in height, and SHOULD NOT be interfered with.

Expanded overlay:

  • Initiated on-click OR after 2 seconds or roll-over. If using a roll-over please include an ‘Expanding’

  •  Can occupy 8/10 of the player screen.
  •  Once overlay format displays it must have a clearly visible ‘Close Ad X’ button positioned in the top right hand corner that WILL collapse 100% of the ad, & return to the Pre-roll.

As with the Initial overlay banner this must not interfere with the Players Control Bar.

The expanded overlay can contain as much detail & engagement, you feel is appropriate. 5 tabs is the MAX.
Example Size(s): Pre-roll 640×360, Initial Overlay Banner 320×108, Expanded Overlay 576×324.

Technical Specs 
VPAID ads for RTÉ Player may contain the following asset types: SWF, JPG, GIF, PNG and h.264 (MP4 wrapper).

  • Video File Format: MPEG2 or MPEG4
  • Duration: Max 30 Seconds
  • Bitrate: MPEG2 – Minimum 4Mb/s or MPEG4 – Minimum 2Mb/s
  • Audio Levels: Must not exceed – 12db
  • Video File Size: 3.5 MB (MIN), 15MB (MAX)
  • Non Video (assets) File Size: 500KB

Companion MPU (300×250) Ad

  • Format: SWF, JPG, GIF, PNG
  • File Size: 40KB

Submission Guideline(s) 
IMPORTANT: To be supplied as a VAST Tag.

Certified Partner(s)
Sizmek, Doubleclick, Innovid
See also: www.iab.net/media/file/dv-fullplayer.pdf

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