HTML5 For New Industry Standard
by | Aug 19, 2015 | Video Industry News | No Comments

IAB is going to set HTML5 as the new industry standard in interactive marketing, and discard Flash, who have advertisers used for a long time as a standard for making interactive ads online. IAB made this official in its latest document “IAB Display Creative Guidelines,” where the organization recommended the industry to migrate from Flash to HTML5 technology. According to Scott Cunningham, senior vice president of technology and ad operations at IAB, Flash  is not interoperable across devices. HTML5 has proven more effective than Flash as it shown to be  a more open web technology for which the browser support cross-platform sets the stage for more rich, complete and personalized experiences to share with the users, regardless the device they use. The state of Q1 2015 shows 5.35 billion rich media impressions were thrown away on mobile devices, as they were defaulted to Flash instead of HTML5.

Read more: http://www.clickz.com/clickz/news/2422382/html5-to-be-new-industry-standard-says-iab

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