OTT Data & CTV Measurement Insights Platform App Science Launches From Stealth

App Science, the CTV insights business, announced its official launch. App Science possesses one flagship product — Insights Report — a dashboard for brands and their agencies to audit, plan and measure campaigns with proprietary insights from App Science’s device graph of 300 million mobile devices and 110 million connected TV households. App Science correlates consumer behavior mobile data with connected TV data for individual households, resulting in richer, more sophisticated insights into audiences. The platform can be…

Comscore Announces Renewal and Expansion with Gray Television for Local TV Measurement

Gray now using Comscore local TV currency exclusively in 87 of their 94 markets Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, announced a renewal and expansion agreement with Gray Television that will see Gray using Comscore's measurement services for the vast majority of its market footprint representing approximately 19 percent of all US television households. Marketing Technology News: Medallia Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Voice of the Customer In this…

Nielsen Doubles Down On Advanced TV Measurement, Helps Advertisers Unlock & Monetize Addressable

Integration of viewership data from DIRECTV and DISH Set Top Boxes, VIZIO Smart TVs marks a critical step towards holistic cross media measurement Nielsen announced that it is adding addressable measurement to its National TV currency. Through strategic data integrations, Nielsen will add ~55 million devices across smart TVs and set top boxes to help scale addressable TV. Nielsen's addressable measurement will include AT&T's DIRECTV, DISH, Nielsen Advanced Video Advertising and addressable campaigns on VIZIO that…

Amidst 500% Growth in Demand for CTV Measurement, Survata Announces Enhanced Suite of CTV Measurement Capabilities

New “Targeting Verification” technology shows advertisers whether their ads reach the intended audience; expanded scale enables measurement of CTV campaigns of all sizes Survata, the leading intelligence platform for brand campaigns, announced the launch of an enhanced suite of CTV measurement capabilities. The two cornerstones of the enhancements are a new Targeting Verification technology and expanded scale of the Survata Digital Network. These additions complement Survata’s industry-leading Brand Outcome cross-channel…

Comscore Signs Agreement with B.A.S.S., LLC for Digital Audience and Custom TV Measurement

Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media, announced an agreement to provide B.A.S.S., LLC, the worldwide authority on bass fishing and creator of the beloved Bassmaster stable of content, with Comscore's industry-leading digital audience and television measurement. The agreement includes Comscore's Media Metrix® Multi-Platform, which combines consumers' desktop and mobile behavior with advanced audience information to drive relevant advertising opportunities, as well as custom reporting…

NinthDecimal-Inscape Partnership Improves TV Measurement and Audience Intelligence Capabilities

NinthDecimal Expands Closed-Loop Planning & Measurement Capabilities Through Inscape Partnership Today, NinthDecimal, the leading omni-channel marketing platform and Inscape, the leading provider of smart TV viewing data, announced a strategic partnership that will enhance NinthDecimal’s portfolio of TV measurement and audience solutions. The combination of Inscape’s 12M+ smart TVs with NinthDecimal’s consumer offline behavior from over 200M devices allow marketers to quantify the impact of their television advertising…

NBC And Telemundo Owned Stations Add Nielsen Rhiza And Nielsen Voter Ratings Tools To Their Suite Of Services For Local TV Measurement

Nielsen and the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal (NBC and Telemundo owned stations) today announced that effective immediately, NBC and Telemundo owned stations and nine NBC Sports Regional Networks have added Nielsen Rhiza consumer insights sales tools and Nielsen Voter Ratings, a comprehensive cross-platform tool for voter behavior, to enhance the way the stations and regional sports networks (RSNs) measure their performance. The added services complement the existing agreement between…

comScore Grows TV Measurement Footprint to More Than 69 Million TVs in Over 31 Million U.S. Homes

comSscore's Massive and Passive Television Measurement Services Now Report from Nearly One in Every Four U.S. Tv Households, More Than a 40 Percent Increase comScore announced that it has grown its massive and passive television measurement footprint by more than 40 percent to include more than 69 million televisions in more than 31 million U.S. homes. With the expanded footprint, comScore is now measuring one in every two TV households in 52 of the 210 local U.S. television markets including Los Angeles (#2) and…

Nielsen And Tribune Broadcasting Sign Multi-Year Agreement For National And Local TV Measurement

Agreement Provides Audience Measurement for All Tribune TV stations and markets Nielsen and Tribune Broadcasting, a division of Tribune Media Company, announced that they have reached a multi-year renewal agreement for Nielsen TV ratings across Tribune's local television stations and markets, as well as national service for its digital subchannel network, Antenna TV. The agreement provides Tribune Broadcasting with complete measurement of its video audiences across TV and digital and its purchasing…

LG Acquires Controlling Stake in TV Data and Measurement Firm Alphonso

LG to Utilize Video AI-Powered Solutions to Grow Global Smart TV Software and Content Service Business LG Electronics (LG) and Alphonso announced a significant investment by LG in Alphonso to bring together the two TV industry leaders’ technologies and innovations to LG’s smart TV lineup. With this investment of nearly USD 80 million, LG will become Alphonso’s largest investor with a controlling stake of more than 50 percent. Marketing Technology News: LiveIntent Expands C-Suite to Lead the Company’s Growth Trajectory…

TVision’s Advanced Audience Projections Powers Person-Level Ad Measurement

TVision, the company measuring TV ad engagement, announced its new offering: Advanced Audience Projections (AAP). Major TV measurement and advertising platform players, including Oracle Data Cloud, Xandr, VideoAmp, and iSpot are already using the data to go beyond household data to person-level measurement. Several converging factors are changing the way viewers watch and engage with TV ads. The TV industry is increasingly fragmented and viewers have more choices than ever. They choose when, where, and how to watch TV.…

Gamut Selects iSpot for Unified TV Ad Measurement

Gamut will now provide its advertising partners with always-on ACR ad measurement to help quantify the true reach of video ads served across local TV and OTT Gamut announced the selection of iSpot, the leading real-time TV ad measurement and attribution company as its exclusive always-on connected TV (CTV) ACR measurement provider. Gamut, with its best-in-class OTT product, Gamut TOTAL®, helps advertisers find, target, and engage with local OTT audiences at scale, in every DMA. Gamut will utilize iSpot's unified…

TVSquared and Blockgraph Launch Innovative TV and Cross-Channel Measurement Solution

TVSquared, a global leader in TV measurement and attribution, and Blockgraph, privacy-focused audience connectivity, collaboration, and authentication platform for media companies, have partnered to provide omnichannel TV measurement and audience activation. As the cookie crumbles alongside the convergence of linear and digital video channels, understanding audiences and securely connecting data is critical. By combining TVSquared’s measurement of reach and frequency across all linear and OTT services, and Blockgraph’s…

ITN Networks Selects LoopMe for Advanced Analytics and Measurement Across Linear and Connected TV

Partnership provides granular consumer insights to measure and drive results for brands across ITN’s expansive source of audience and inventory partners ITN Networks, the leading unwired network in the U.S., announced its partnership with LoopMe, the outcomes-based advertising platform, to expand advanced audience measurement and targeting for national advertisers across customized linear, over-the-top (OTT) and connected TV (CTV) video networks. This SaaS data partnership is the first of its kind and will give ITN…

Engine Media Exchange Onboards Inscape Data For CTV “Incremental Reach Measurement” Product For Brands

ENGINE Media Exchange (EMX), ENGINE's fully owned, end-to-end technology and programmatic solution, purpose-built to evolve today's digital marketplace, announced the launch of its Connected TV (CTV) "Incremental Reach Measurement" product. With the product, EMX integrates TV viewing data provided by Inscape, a leading provider of automatic content recognition (ACR) technologies, with its own campaign delivery data in a proprietary data warehousing, reporting, and analytics solution. The CTV "Incremental Reach…

Dynata And Google Join Forces To Deliver Comprehensive Measurement Of YouTube Advertising Effectiveness Across Mobile And Connected TV…

Dynata, the world's largest first-party data, and insights platform announced an integration with Google's Ads Data Hub to deliver greater visibility into advertising and marketing campaigns on YouTube. Dynata can now enable organizations to measure ad effectiveness and campaign performance on YouTube across all screens, devices, and platforms without the use of cookies, ensuring that organizations can retain the capabilities they need for accurate and effective measurement and analytics. Marketing Technology News: Chili…

Catalina And Samba TV To Provide Unprecedented TV And Digital Measurement Services To Georgia-Pacific

Following a successful pilot, Georgia-Pacific has engaged the combined firepower of Catalina and Samba TV to measure the effectiveness of its digital and television advertising for four of its leading brands: Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft® , Dixie®, and Sparkle®. Catalina, the leader in shopper intelligence and personalized digital media for CPG brands and retailers, and Samba TV, the leading provider of global TV data and audience analytics, announced in June 2019 that they were partnering to integrate shopper…

DoubleVerify Expands CTV Transparency for Global Advertisers with Fully On-Screen Completion Measurement

As CTV investments grow, DV is powering media quality and performance with a suite of CTV measurement solutions DoubleVerify ("DV"), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, announced the industry’s first Connected TV (CTV) Fully On-Screen Completion measurement offering. The new capability will allow advertisers to measure signals that offer a strong proxy for viewability on CTV. CTV viewership has grown dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, boosting streaming video consumption…

SpotX Brings Comprehensive Measurement and Attribution Suite to CTV Advertising Inventory

SpotX leads among SSPs, collaborating with 11 measurement companies including Comscore, Kantar, and Nielsen SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, announced the expansion of its comprehensive Measurement and Attribution Suite. The extensive offering provides advertisers the ability to accurately attribute ad spend across video channels including connected TV (CTV) and is the most robust in-market for video. By uncovering valuable audience reach metrics like brand lift, incremental reach and frequency, and…

Pixalate Earns MRC Accreditation for Multiple Connected TV/OTT, SSAI Measurement Metrics

Pixalate, a global ad fraud intelligence and marketing compliance platform, today announced it has earned accreditations for multiple metrics from the Media Rating Council (MRC) across over-the-top (OTT)/Connected TV (CTV) environments, including server-side-ad-insertion (SSAI) measurement metrics. Pixalate considers server-side-ad-insertion to be one of the largest risk factors to OTT/CTV advertising, threatening millions in ad spend each year. Pixalate's accreditation for SSAI measurement metrics spans desktop, mobile…