Kaltura Analytics - Metrics Lexicon

 

NameIDDescription
Play ImpressionplayImpressionThe number of times the video player was loaded.

Play Requested 

playRequested

The number of times that the "Play" button is triggered either manually or automatically.

The requested content could be ad content or the actual video content.

A plays requested is counted regardless of which type of content is requested to play.

Plays requested will not include the Replay event.

Playplay

The number of times that actual non-ad video content starts playing.

If the user initiates the playback experience and only watches a

pre-roll ad without continuing on to the actual video content, a Plays Requested event is reported, but not a Play.

Video Starts is only recorded if the user waits until the actual video starts playing back.

Estimated Minutes WatchedestimatedMinutesWatchedThe sum of minutes that actual video content were watched across all the users viewing this content across the different platforms.
Average View DurationaverageViewDuration

The average time watched across all the users viewing this content across the different platforms.

Computed by: estimatedMinutesWatched/60/plays

Play-through 25%playThrough25The number of video plays for the selected video assets that reached the state of 25% of completion.
Play-through 50%playThrough50The number of video plays for the selected video assets that reached the state of 50% of completion.
Play-through 75%playThrough75The number of video plays for the selected video assets that reached the state of 75% of completion.
Play-through 100%playThrough100The number of video plays for the selected video assets that reached the state of 100% of completion.
Play RatioplayRatioThe number of Plays divided by the number of Player Impressions
Average View Drop-OffaverageViewDropOff

The viewing drop percentage to consider, relatively, 25%, 50%, 75% play-through weights.

(0.25*playThrough25 + 0.25*playThrough50 + 0.25*playThrough75 + 0.25*playThrough100%) / Plays

Segments Watched 

segmentsWatchedThe number of times each segment of a piece of video content is watched. 1 segment is defined as 2.5% of video length.

Percentage Watched 

percentageWatchedsegmentsWatched*2.5
Unique Known UsersuniqueKnownUsersSum of unique users, for which a user ID was passed to player by application/publisher
Unique Player Session IDuniquePlayerSessionIdSum of unique session ids generated by Kaltura player that had at least 1 player impression or 1 play in the given timeframe, refreshing the embedding page will generate a new ID.
Unique VideosuniqueVideosSum of unique entries that had at least 1 player impression or 1 play in the given timeframe
ViewviewThe number of people that are watching right now a broadcast / live event or viewing on-demand content
DVR ViewdvrViewThe number of people that are watching right now a digital video recording of a broadcast / live streaming event
Peak ViewpeakViewThe maximum number of real-time viewers watched a broadcast / live event or viewing on-demand content in any given minute to this moment.
Peak DVR ViewpeakDvrViewThe maximum number of real-time viewers watched a digital video recording of a broadcast / live streaming event in any given minute to this moment.
Buffering TimebufferingTimeMeasures the average time, in seconds, that viewers experienced buffering

Average Actual Bitrate 

averageActualBitrateThe average bitrate (kbps) all viewers through all devices, consumed content during the event.
Load To Play TimeloadToPlayTimeThe average time it took a watcher to retrieve playback of a given entry
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