Viewing Brightcove Analytics for the Player SDKs

Product(s)
Video Cloud
Role(s)
Device SDK Developer
Topic(s)
Analytics
SDK
Android
iOS
tvOS

In this topic, you will learn how to view Brightcove Analytics for your apps which use the Brightcove Native Player SDKs.

Overview

In the Video Cloud Analytics module, you can view metric data at the account level or at a detailed level such as by video. For details about viewing the Performance reports in Video Cloud Analytics, see the Performance Report Reference document.

Here are some options for viewing your data:

You can also learn about sending data to Video Cloud Analytics.

accountId

View the source values that you have set from your app.

accountId - video level

View video analytics where you have set the accountId.

  1. In the Analytics module, select Performance in the left-side menu and select Video from the context menu that appears.

  2. The Other/Third Party list item will show a roll-up of performance from all the videos for which you have set the accountId property. You will not see these videos listed separately since Brightcove Analytics currently does not support detailed reporting for videos that are not retrieved through the Brightcove Catalog service.

    Other/Third Party Videos
    Other/Third Party Videos

destination

View the destination values that you have set from your app.

destination - account level

View the destination values that you have set at the account level.

  1. In the Analytics module, select Performance in the left-side menu and select Display Domain from the context menu that appears.

  2. This Account Performance report lists destination values, including those you have specified in your app code.

    Display Domains Report
    Display Domains Report
  3. Select a destination domain to see the details.

destination - video level

View the destination values that you have set at the video level.

  1. In the Analytics module, select Performance in the left-side menu and select Video from the context menu that appears.

  2. Select a video to view.

  3. Expand the Performance by drop-down menu and select the Display Domain option.

  4. This Video Performance report lists destination values, including those you have specified in your app code.

    Video Domains Report
    Video Domains Report

player

View the players at the account level which are used in your app.

player - account level

View player analytics for players in your app.

  1. In the Analytics module, select Performance in the left-side menu and select Player from the context menu that appears.

    Other/Third Party Videos
    Other/Third Party Videos

source

View the source values that you have set from your app.

source - account level

View the source values that you have set at the account level.

  1. In the Analytics module, select Performance in the left-side menu and select Source of Traffic from the context menu that appears.

  2. In the Summary list, select the Referral link to view a detailed report by source.

  3. This Account Performance report will include the source values you have specified in your app code.

    Source Details
    Source Details

source - video level

View the source values that you have set at the video level.

  1. In the Analytics module, select Performance in the left-side menu and select Video from the context menu that appears.

  2. Select a video to view.

  3. Expand the Performance by drop-down menu and select the Source of Traffic option.

  4. This list will show you the performance for sources, including the source values you specified in your app code. Note that the Analytics module does not support drilling into each list item, such as Direct.

    Video Source Report
    Video Source Report

Sending data to Video Cloud

For details on how to send data to Video Cloud Analytics from your apps see the following:

If you use the Brightcove player and catalog included in the SDK to retrieve and play videos, analytics data will be automatically collected and will appear in the Video Cloud Analytics module.