Anzu.io Partners With Forensiq to Bring Advanced Fraud Protection to In-Game Advertising Across Platforms

In-game advertising platform Anzu.io and MRC-accredited fraud-prevention solution Forensiq announced a new partnership representing the first-ever fraud detection collaboration for in-game advertising. This partnership will allow Forensiq to detect and score general invalid traffic (GIVT) and sophisticated invalid traffic (SIVT) across PC, console, and mobile. Ad fraud continues to be a major concern for digital advertising as a whole, with a reported risk of a loss amounting to $23 billion globally. In-game advertising…

Extreme Reach Taps Addressable TV Expert James Shears to Spearhead Growth of Advanced Advertising Services in its Proprietary Platform,…

Extreme Reach announced that James Shears, former General Manager of The Trade Desk’s Advanced TV practice, has joined the company in the role of VP, Advanced Advertising. A recognized expert in the emerging programmatic TV space, James brings to the company a wealth of knowledge and industry relationships that will accelerate Extreme Reach’s growth in the market. He rounds out the leadership team reporting to Chief Revenue Officer Matt Timothy, that supports AdBridgeTM, the company’s complete creative asset management…

RICOH Tours Adds Advanced Online Advertising Technology in Its Platform

New Feature Doubles Online Advertising Conversion with 360° Ads RICOH Tours, one of the fastest growing solution providers in real estate technology adds a new and industry’s only feature to the RICOH Tours virtual tour platform. The advanced online advertising technology allows real estate professionals to display targeted 360° interactive banner ads for their listings and businesses leading to improved advertising performance. The 360° interactive banner ads appear on web and mobile websites based on consumers’ location…

Why Do we Need CTV Demand Side Platform (DSP)?

55.1 million users are expected to cut cords by 2022 which opens new doors for advertisers. According to Steelhouse's forecasts, ad spend on CTV will hit $20 billion this year. Now, the task for advertisers is to start a conversation with viewers on CTV. But how? The answer lies in three letters: DSP. An Ideal DSP for CTV A demand-side platform is arguably one of the most complete solutions to buy traffic on CTV for both direct advertisers and agencies for its safety, transparency, and reliability. The trick is to choose…

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 Adapex, Adelphic, Crystalead, Catalina, Spaceback, to Doceree. Adelphic Strengthens Identity Resolution Capabilities, Integrates with Adstra Adelphic, a Viant people-based DSP for omnichannel advertising, is expanding its already robust data footprint by announcing its identity-based partnership with Adstra, the first Data Bureau designed to help marketers orchestrate the application…

Mountaingate Capital Platform MeritDirect Completes Second Add-On Acquisition

Mountaingate Capital portfolio company MeritDirect, the leading provider of B2B data and performance marketing solutions, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of 180byTwo, a leading Account-Based Marketing Technology, and Audience Solutions Company in Clearwater, FL. This is the second acquisition this year for MeritDirect. Recommended: MarTech Primer: Advertising Technology and Demand-Side Platforms (DSPs) With this acquisition, MeritDirect, as a world class data-driven marketing solutions organization,…

Near Acquires Location Intelligence Platform Teemo

Near, the world's largest source of intelligence on people and places, announced it is acquiring Paris-based location intelligence platform, Teemo. The strategic acquisition of Teemo will enable Near to offer more advanced data intelligence products, including audience curation and data-driven marketing capabilities, to customers in the European market. The move will also help Near firmly establish its position to service global companies headquartered out of Paris. Marketing Technology News: Criteo Integrates with Oracle…

FordDirect Selects Dealer Inspire as a Preferred Digital Advertising Provider

Automotive technology provider to enable Ford dealers with innovative solutions that drive advertising efficiency, profitability and sales Dealer Inspire (DI), a Cars.com Inc. company that provides disruptive technology and digital advertising solutions to the automotive industry, announced a new OEM partnership agreement with FordDirect. The partnership marks DI's 30th certified OEM program to date. DI has been selected by FordDirect as a preferred digital advertising provider for its US-based Ford dealerships, who are…

Vurbl Disrupts Audio Industry with Creator-First Audio Streaming Platform

Consumer audio streaming behavior has shifted this year due to the coronavirus. While we continue to navigate the waters of uncertainty, one thing remains clear: consumers are spending more time at home and on the go with their connected devices and streaming all types of audio more than ever. However, audio is scattered across the internet in hard to find places, much of it costs money, discoverability continues to be a challenge and cohesive playback across audio types is not easy. Until Vurbl, there was no one-stop-shop…

Ad.net Launches ‘Incremental Social’ Performance Marketing Solution to Expand Its Advertising Marketplace into Social Media

Provides Brand Advertisers Access to New Audiences Through Publisher Social Media Channels Ad.net, the search marketplace outside of traditional incumbents, announced the launch of its Incremental Social solution. Ad.net is combining first party search data with access to its publishing partners’ social media channels to help advertisers, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses, reach proprietary and highly-targeted audiences they otherwise could not access. Unlike traditional social media advertising, which…

VIZIO Taps Nielsen To Measure Advanced TV Campaigns

Expansion of Nielsen Measurement Empowers Marketers to Measure Performance Across VIZIO Premium and Addressable Campaigns VIZIO Ads, the direct-to-device advertising business for VIZIO, the #1 American-based TV brand, announced that it will use Nielsen's Digital Ad Ratings to help advertisers better measure and optimize digital audience metrics across VIZIO SmartCast inventory on VIZIO connected TVs (CTV). This follows the recent announcement that Nielsen will measure addressable campaigns on VIZIO that utilize the open…

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.…

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 Spotify, Anzu, AdQuick, Pinnacle Advertising, and Colling Media. Spotify Announces Strategic Acquisition Megaphone Spotify Technology S.A, the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Megaphone, one of the world’s most innovative podcast advertising and publishing platforms. Together,…

Demandbase Unveils Demandbase One, The Next Generation Account-Based Marketing Platform

Combining the best of Demandbase and Engagio into a single, no-limits B2B solution Demandbase, the leader in Account-Based Marketing (ABM), launched Demandbase One—the only ABM solution that connects everything Sales and Marketing teams need to win in today's evolving B2B landscape. Demandbase One brings together the best of Demandbase and Engagio, helping B2B revenue teams find and prioritize target accounts, engage them across channels, and close the deals that matter most. By combining proprietary data, third-party…

Pinnacle Advertising Partners with Comscore

Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, announced that full-service marketing agency Pinnacle Advertising will be using its census-representative TV measurement at both the local and national level. The new agreement includes Comscore's automotive advanced audiences. Pinnacle Advertising's motto "Never Settle" defines its performance-driven approach to client success, and their seasoned leadership team has built a culture that emphasizes curiosity and bold ideas to…

Anzu and PubNative Partnership Brings Cross-Platform In-Game Advertising to More Brands

World-leading in-game advertising platform Anzu.io announced a new partnership with PubNative, a mobile publisher platform and programmatic ad exchange which is now part of Verve Group. By becoming a programmatic partner of Anzu, advertisers working with PubNative will be able to display non-intrusive blended in-game display and video ads across all of Anzu's global PC, mobile and console gaming inventory. Anzu is the first-ever programmatic solution that serves blended in-game ads across all gaming platforms, giving…

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…

IQVIA’s Orchestrated Customer Engagement Platform Selected by Zentiva

IQVIA, a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions, and clinical research services to the life sciences industry, announced that Zentiva, a leading player in branded generic and OTC medications in the European and CIS markets, is leveraging IQVIA’s Orchestrated Customer Engagement (OCE) platform across 12 major markets. The platform will be key to helping Zentiva address changes in the market and streamline their commercial operations while creating more impactful customer interactions. Marketing…

Affle’s Mediasmart Platform Launches Its Proprietary Audience Targeting and Household Sync Technology on Connected TV (CTV)

mediasmart, Affle’s self-serve mobile programmatic platform, today announced the launch of its Audience Targeting & Household Sync technology on Connected TV (CTV). Though programmatic CTV ads have been available on mediasmart for sometime, this new technology now enables brands to make CTV ads more engaging by syncing CTV ad campaigns with ads on other connected devices in the same household. They can thus make their CTV ads significantly more relevant by personalizing them for specific audiences within the household.…

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 Comscore, AcuityAds, Adzymic, iHeartMedia and Adwerx. Comscore Introduces Global Verified Contextual Private Marketplaces (PMPs) for Connected TV and Video Advertising Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, announced that its advanced brand safety and contextual categorization segments for Connected TV (CTV) and premium video are…