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    Dimension: device_type

    In this topic, you will learn about the Analytics API device_type dimension. The device_type dimension provides information about the type of the device that videos were viewed on.

    URL parameters

    Analytics API reports support the following URL parameters.

    URL Parameters
    Parameter Description Required Values Default
    account The accounts you want to report on yes one or more account ids as a comma-delimited list none
    dimensions The dimension(s) to report on yes one or more dimensions as a comma-delimited list (some combinations are not valid) none
    where Used to specify filters for reports no {dimension}=={value} - one or more as a semi-colon-delimited list none
    limit Number of items to return no positive integer 10
    offset Number of items to skip no positive integer 0
    sort Field to sort items on no a valid field for the request video_view
    fields Fields to return no varies according to the dimension you are reporting on video_view
    format Format to return results in no json | csv | xlxs json
    reconciled If included, will limit results to either historical or realtime data no true | false true
    from The beginning of the date range for the request no An ISO 8601 date (YYYY-MM-DD), epoch time in milliseconds, the string alltime, or relative date (-1m); only dates within the past 32 days are allowed for engagement endpoints or if reconciled=false. 30 days prior to now
    to The end of the date range for the request no An ISO 8601 date (YYYY-MM-DD), epoch time in milliseconds, the string now, or relative data (+7d); only dates within the past 32 days are allowed for engagement endpoints or if reconciled=false. now

    Fields available

    The following fields can be returned for the dimension.

    • ad_mode_begin - the number of times the player entered ad mode
    • ad_mode_complete - the number of times the player completed ad mode
    • device_type - the type of the device
    • engagement_score - the average engagement score for a videos played in a player
    • play_request - total number of times video playback was requested
    • play_rate - the average play rate (video views divided by impressions) for a video
    • player_load - the number of times a player was loaded
    • video_impression - the total number of videos loaded into the player
    • video_percent_viewed - the sum of percent viewed of videos in the player
    • video_seconds_viewed - total seconds of videos viewed in the player
    • video_view - total times video playback started in the player

    Filter values

    Used as a filter, a dimension allows you to narrow the results.

    Filter values: mobile, tablet, tv, desktop, other

    Combining dimensions

    To see what dimensions this on can be combined with, and what fields are available for the combination, see Dimension and Fields.

    Request Examples

    Dimension request

        https://analytics.api.brightcove.com/v1/data?accounts=1752604059001&dimensions=device_type

    Filter request

        https://analytics.api.brightcove.com/v1/data?accounts=1752604059001&dimensions=video&where=device_type==mobile,tablet

    Response

        Response will appear here when you test a request

    Page last updated on 12 Jun 2020