Samsung Ads Extends Its European Programmatic Offering, Giving Advertisers Access for the First Time to Acr-Powered Programmatic TV Video…

Programmatic TV buyers can reach audiences on Samsung TV Plus, a free, ad-supported streaming service, allowing brands to run full-screen, in-stream video ads in a brand-safe, premium environment Samsung Ads Europe, the media and advertising division of Samsung Electronics, announces that advertisers across Europe now have the ability to access Samsung Ads’ premium video inventory programmatically via their preferred DSP, with direct access to Samsung's proprietary audience segments powered by automatic content recognition…

Samsung Ads Launches Samsung Demand-Side Platform

Samsung Ads, the advanced TV advertising unit of the TV set manufacturer, is launching Samsung DSP, a self-serve demand-side platform. The Samsung DSP (a demand-side platform) will give programmatic buyers access to exclusive CTV inventory, as well as offering targeted audiences and data from across 45 million households. Advertisers can manage the campaign reach and frequency of linear TV, connected TV (CTV), and mobile and desktop. Marketing Technology News: Seismic Earns the #1 Spot in the G2 Grid Report for…

Oracle Moat to Measure Viewability for Samsung Ads

Oracle Data Cloud Technology Will Increase Transparency for OTT Ads by Measuring Viewability, Attention and Invalid Traffic Oracle Data Cloud announced that Samsung Ads will integrate Moat services to measure viewability and invalid traffic for its over-the-top (OTT) inventory across Samsung Smart TV households. This next-generation OTT integration between Samsung Ads and Oracle Data Cloud will deliver Moat's viewability and invalid traffic measurement solution for connected TV (CTV) video advertising. Through this…

discover.film Signs Content Partnership Deal With Samsung TV Plus

discover.film will provide quality shorts to Samsung TV Plus curated from its extensive and growing library of thousands of the best short films from around the world discover.film announces it has signed a content partnership deal with Samsung TV Plus in the UK, bringing high quality, short form movies and entertainment programming to the platform for the first time. The content will be 100% free to watch in Samsung TV’s ad-supported ecosystem. As part of the content partnership, discover.film will deliver a curated…

Adsquare and TPS Engage Partner to Offer Advertisers More Accountability and Scalability on Running Data-Driven Digital Out of Home…

The challenge of Out of Home has always been to use data effectively when planning their campaigns. With the rapid adoption of Digital Out of Home, technology companies have also developed tools to allow advertisers to treat their OOH campaigns more like performance-driven initiatives rather than long-term branding ones.  Adsquare is solving the challenges of OOH advertising by aggregating spatial data, mobile audience data and movement data and allowing marketers to easily combine these data types for improved campaign…

Pipedrive Among the First to Join Samsung AppStack, a New Cloud Marketplace for SMBs

Pipedrive, the leading CRM for sales teams, announced that it is among the first apps featured on Samsung AppStack, a new easy-to-use and customizable platform for small and medium-sized companies looking to accelerate their business in today's economy. Scott Fratianne, VP of Channels Sales & Partnerships at Pipedrive said that being one of the founding applications within Samsung's new marketplace is a great opportunity to support salespeople in their work wherever they are located. "Mobility has become a critical…

Hivestack Appoints Former Samsung Ad Tech Industry Veteran Vlad Stesin As Board Member

Latest addition to the company’s board of directors further supports global expansion. Hivestack, a global ad tech leader in digital out-of-home (DOOH), announced the appointment of Vlad Stesin as a member of the company’s board of directors. Stesin is currently the Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Optable, a next generation data connectivity platform and formerly the Co-Founder and VP Product of AdGear, a digital advertising technology company acquired by Samsung Electronics in 2016 and is now part of Samsung Ads.…

Veritas Entertainment and Anzu.io Bring Real-life Brand Ads Straight Into Video Games and Esports in New Partnership

Veritas Entertainment, a company that develops physical esports and gaming venues across the globe named LVL, and Anzu.io, the world’s leading in-game advertising platform, have announced a new partnership. Together, the two companies, both innovators in the bustling gaming and esports industries, will team up to offer advertisers unprecedented opportunities to connect with hyper-engaged audiences in games, in esports tournaments, and in live streams. Meanwhile, the gamers will benefit from the enhanced user interface…

Anzu Inks Exclusivity Deal With Axis Games, Bringing In-Game Ads to Their Games on PC & Console

New research by Innovid takes a look at the “Now Consumer” and finds that personalization boosts revenue and brand loyalty; Study also reveals social platforms win on personalization Anzu, the world-leading provider of in-game advertising, recently announced that it is expanding its cooperation with independent game developer Axis Games. After successfully integrating the ad platform solution into Axis Game’s mobile version of Axis Football League, the expansion will bring Anzu’s blended in-game ads to a growing set of…

Samsung Brings In Auto-Fit Flex Mode for YouTube Viewers

Branded “All in the Flex” Galaxy Z Flip Gets the Unique Auto-fit Viewing Optimization: Partnership a Step Forward to Continue Delivering Fresh User Experience  According to Statista, every second person you meet is likely to own a smartphone. There are over 3.5 billion active cell phone users in the world, and it is most likely that they are using some form of online video service, including the ones offered by YouTube. Samsung is a leading smartphone vendor, which also includes other manufacturers such as Huawei, Apple,…

TechBytes with Jeremy Arditi, Chief Commercial Officer, Teads

Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Teads? I currently oversee several teams at Teads including our strategic sales and agency partnership teams, as well as our creative studio and global marketing teams. The benefit of having all of these groups aligned under the commercial umbrella is that it ensures that our messaging and go-to-market strategy are aligned throughout, from the way we are communicating with the market more broadly, to how we structure and support global partnerships…

Pradeo and Samsung Partner to Fortify Mobile Security in Threat Defense Landscape

A year after launching "Pradeo Security for Samsung", Pradeo and Samsung once again leverage the Mobile World Congress to put the spotlight on their partnership for Threat Defense Landscape. At a time when business increasingly relies on digital and authorities keep strengthening mobility's privacy requirements, organizations are struck with a major challenge: preventing cyber attacks while preserving users' productivity. Follow MarTech Events and Conferences... Pradeo Security for Samsung is a Mobile Threat Defense…

Wurl Launches AdSpring for Connected TVs, Delivering New and Immediate Routes to Ad Revenue for Video Producers

With Consumer Viewership on Connected TVs Reaching More Than Eight Billion Hours per Month, OTTs 'Prime Real Estate' for Producers and Services Looking to Advertise Wurl, the leading network for internet-based video distribution and ad monetization, launched its AdSpring for Connected TVs solution. Developed to maximize advertising revenue, this cloud-based, turnkey server-side ad insertion (SSAI) solution allows video producers to insert mid-roll ads on linear and on demand (VOD) programming for distribution to any video…

YouTube Reveals Top Ads of 2018 EMEA

YouTube has released its overall 2018 EMEA ads leaderboard. The top spot is taken by German online real estate portal Immowelt, with its epic narrative depicting the search for larger living spaces through the ancestor of the main character, Eddy. Google Home’s take on Christmas stalwart Home Alone plays on nostalgia, hitting the second spot – and it wasn’t the only Christmas ad to win big. John Lewis and Sainsbury’s both feature with this year’s festive ad offerings. Nike’s ‘Dream Crazy’, featuring US football star…

Sling TV Brings First vMVPD to Oculus Go Virtual Reality Headset

Sling TV Launches First Virtual Multichannel Video Programming Distributor (vMVPD) on All-In-One Oculus Go Virtual Reality (VR) Headset Sling TV became the first virtual multichannel video programming distributor (vMVPD) to launch on Oculus Go, the all-in-one wireless virtual reality (VR) headset. The Sling TV experience on Oculus Go is equivalent to watching on a 180-inch television. For a limited time, customers who purchase and activate a new Oculus Go will receive an $80 credit toward Sling TV subscription services.…

LiveXLive To Deliver Immersive 360 And VR Festival Experience With Samsung VR Video At Rolling Loud Music Festival

The Collaboration Includes Cutting-Edge Virtual Reality Technology to Be Unveiled December 14 and 15, 2018 LiveXLive Media, Inc., a global digital media company focused on live entertainment, announced that it will provide streamed 360 degree and immersive VR experiences through Samsung VR for Rolling Loud on December 14 and 15, 2018. The collaboration includes both live and VOD content via the Samsung VR Video mobile app and SamsungVR.com. The content will immerse fans in festival activities and experiences while…

AdTech Roundup: Top Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s AdTech Roundup covers the latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements from Zemanta, Clear Ads, Samsung Ads Europe, Patter89, to IAA. Zemanta Debuts Next Generation of Autopilot  Zemanta, the industry’s leading programmatic native advertising DSP, announced the next generation of Autopilot, the platform’s automation engine. Autopilot optimizes for the most optimal price possible to reach specific goals while hitting marketer’s daily budgets. Early testing…

Leading Digital and Tech Platforms Join Ad Council, White House, HHS and CDC to Address COVID-19 Crisis

Digital and Technology Platforms Create Pro Bono Content, Donate Ad Space to Help Share Critical and Urgent COVID-19 Messaging In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ad Council, White House, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that they are partnering with leading digital and technology platforms, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, SiriusXM and Pandora, Pinterest, Snapchat, TikTok, Twitter and Verizon Media, among others, to extend…

IAB Unveils the Now and Future of Video, Audio, and Streaming at Totally Revamped 2020 NewFronts

The “New NewFronts” will Showcase Eight Days of Groundbreaking Digital Content, Advertising Opportunities, & Education This year’s IAB NewFronts have been reimagined to address the explosion of new streaming content, data, targeting, and measurement options now available to buyers and sellers. From April 27 through May 6 in New York City, industry leaders will come together to develop relationships that ignite collaboration, strategic discussion, and generate unique ideas to address this radically new and modern content…

Troy Young, President of Hearst Magazines, Named Chairman of IAB Board of Directors

Kirk McDonald of Xandr to Serve as Vice Chairman New Board Members Include Brand Leaders from General Motors and ThirdLove & Top Executives from AccuWeather, Amazon Advertising, Google, IBM Watson Advertising, LiveRamp, Meredith Corporation, Rakuten Marketing, Samsung Ads, and Xandr IAB, the national trade association for the digital media and marketing industries, announced that it has elected Troy Young, President of Hearst Magazines, as Chairman of the trade organization's Board of Directors. Young has served as the…