Primis Launches Contextual Advertising and Audience Extension

Video discovery platform Primis (a part of Universal McCann and Interpublic Group) is announcing two exciting new technologies that will provide enhanced targeting for advertisers and additional revenue streams for publishers, without compromising the privacy of internet users. Primis, Video Discovery offers publishers the opportunity to increase their revenue by helping their users discover high-quality video content that is often provided by syndicators, such as Reuters, Jukin Media, Caters News, and many others. "At…

Leading Contextual Advertising Company Media.net Joins IAB Tech Lab’s Board of Directors

Media.net will support the group’s contextual guidance and technology efforts, while providing global leadership and expertise Media.net, a leading contextual advertising company, today announced that it has joined IAB Tech Lab’s Board of Directors, with Karan Dalal, SVP Business Operations at Media.net, appointed to the board. As a board member, Media.net will play a key role in guiding Tech Lab’s work in support of contextual advertising and cookie-less identity standards, transparency and brand safety, among other…

Veritone Expands Content Classification Capabilities to Power Contextual Advertising at Scale for Podcasts

Veritone aiWARE Now Produces IAB Tech Lab Content Taxonomy-Compliant Metadata Output Veritone Inc., the creator of the world’s first operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE, announced the expansion of its content classification capabilities to support IAB Tech Lab Content Taxonomy-compliant metadata output via aiWARE APIs. The new offering will enable podcast distribution platforms to programmatically transcribe and tag audio streams with topical, descriptive, and time-correlated keyword metadata prior to…

Smartology Enables Charities to Develop Contextual Advertising Campaigns to Support Fundraising in Real Time

New Approach Ensures the Third Sector Can Target Articles Contextually with Relevant AD Messages Smartology, the technology firm named as one of the top AI companies by the UK government, has launched a new media tool for charities allowing them to run contextual advertising campaigns on the world’s leading publishers. Charities are now able to buy media space contextually to benefit their fundraising drives. Premium publishers often struggle to sell media space next to “hard” news articles such as stories on extreme…

EyeLevel.ai Pioneers New Capabilities to Deliver on Contextual Advertising

Sales and Marketing Teams Will Excel with EyeLevel’s Technology. The Company Offers an Infusion of Relevant Advertising When Customers Converse with Chatbots Brands are struggling to sustain positive consumer sentiment of products and services that they sell. The prime reason for this is, brands publishing marketing collateral for the wrong audience. Customers are being exposed to a swarm of advertisements that are in no way related to them. Nowadays, we are seeing an increase in users skipping video commercials, marking…

Context Is King: The Rise of Contextual Advertising in 2018

One of the biggest challenges for both publishers and brands today is capturing the attention of users without disrupting their online experience. And while most consumers ignore ads, there’s actually an effective method that can help capture their attention: contextual advertising. At its core, contextual advertising is an efficient way to deliver advertisements that are directly correlated with the content the consumer is enjoying. Contextual advertising is more personalized than traditional display, since the…

Comscore Introduces Global Verified Contextual Private Marketplaces (PMPs) for Connected TV and Video Advertising

Industry-leading contextual technology enables accurate brand safety and contextual categorization 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 now available for global application. Comscore launched the capability earlier this year for U.S. clients and is now expanding to more geographic regions to meet industry…

New Comscore and JW Player Partnership Delivers Contextual Targeting for Video Advertising

Partnership enables advertisers and publishers to put in place Coronavirus brand suitability protections for video content Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, and JW Player, the world's largest independent video platform, are excited to announce that Comscore's brand safety and contextual categorization segments are available for activation across the 12,000+ media sites that use JW Player for their digital video playback. This partnership builds on JW Player's…

Comscore and IRIS.TV Introduce Contextual Targeting for Connected TV and Video Advertising

IRIS.TV's Contextual Video Marketplace now leverages Comscore's leading brand safety and contextual segments to deliver privacy-focused, relevant, and brand-safe video advertising Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, and IRIS.TV, a video intelligence platform for broadcasters and publishers, announced that Comscore's brand safety and contextual categorization segments are now available for activation in IRIS.TV's Contextual Video Marketplace. This partnership…

New Research from GumGum Shows a Resurgence in Contextual Targeting in Advertising, but Highlights Room for Industry to Grow

Use of Contextual Advertising on the Rise but Still Not Mainstream Despite New Technologies, Brand Safety and Data Protection Concerns Almost half (49%) of businesses in the US are using contextual targeting in their advertising mix with 32% relying on contextual targeting in the UK, according to a new research report “Contextual Advertising: The New Frontier.” The report, released and commissioned by GumGum, an artificial intelligence company with deep expertise in computer vision, explores the current state of…

Choozle Partners with Grapeshot to Unveil Contextual Keyword Capabilities for Search Advertising

Choozle Released a Keyword-Focused Content Targeting Tool for Display, Mobile, and Video Programmatic Advertising Campaigns Choozle, a self-serve programmatic advertising platform, in partnership with Grapeshot, the Contextual Intelligence platform, announced the release of a contextual keyword targeting tool to use within campaigns on the Choozle platform. Built for programmatic advertising, the contextual keyword targeting tool is a self-serve offering that will empower agencies and brands to provide more relevant…

BeOp Launches In U.S. To Help Brands Navigate Cookieless Advertising

The French conversational advertising leader’s westward expansion comes at an opportune time as advertisers grapple with increasing privacy restrictions on user data for ad targeting BeOp, the leading contextual, conversational and cookieless advertising platform, announces its U.S. launch today following years of exponential growth in France. As the architects of the first independent conversational ecosystem for media and brands, BeOp is pioneering the future of ID-less, contextual targeting and innovative…

Source Digital’s New Patent Revolutionizes In Video Advertising, Making a Video Worth a Million Words

There is an old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words. In today’s digital age, a video can be worth a million. People love to watch videos, but they don’t love to be interrupted with ads while they do it. One company, Source Digital, is revolutionizing consumer engagement around video and has now entered a new milestone within its patent portfolio. While Source was already on the forefront of seamless and immersive interactions within video, including making video shoppable, this new patent recognizes Source’s…

Cognite Supports OSDU™ Data Platform Mercury Release With a Compatible and Additive Product Portfolio for Subsurface Data Liberation and…

The Open Group, the global vendor neutral technology group that enables the achievement of business objectives through technology standards, today announced the OSDU Data Platform Mercury release. Developed by The Open Group OSDU Forum, the OSDU Data Platform is an Open Source, standards based and technology agnostic data platform for the energy industry. This platform stimulates innovation, industrializes data management, and reduces time to market for new solutions. Marketing Technology News: Takeaways From The…

BrandTotal Industry Snapshots Reveal Key Insights into Social Advertising Strategies For Top Brands in QSR, Consumer Electronics and…

BrandTotal, the brand marketing analytics company providing social media competitive intelligence to brands and organizations, today released the findings of industry reports for the QSR, Consumer Electronics and Furniture industries, detailing the brands in each category that are leading in digital and social share of voice (SOV) and share of topic within each respective industry. Through multiple intelligence layers, such as consumer sentiment, attitude, engagement, competitive spend and impressions, dark vs organic ads,…

Xandr and Integral Ad Science Partner to Offer Advertisers Stronger Contextual Capabilities

Integral Ad Science (IAS), a global leader in digital ad verification, today announced that Xandr's buying platform, Xandr Invest, now offers IAS's contextual targeting and contextual avoidance capabilities across all programmatic buying. Available globally, advertisers using the Invest DSP can access IAS's curated list of 300+ contextual segments to target suitable content and optimize their programmatic campaigns on a pre-bid basis. Marketing Technology News: Latest in Content Advertising: No more Facebook News for…

Peer39 Unveils Contextual Data Marketplace, the First Cookie-free Data Marketplace

Collaborative effort lowers barrier of entry for unconventional contextual data companies to enter the programmatic advertising landscape Peer39, the leading global provider of advanced contextual intelligence, today launched the Contextual Data Marketplace, a first-of-its-kind data Marketplace that gives advertisers direct access to innovative cookie-free data sets from emerging contextual data providers, while making these providers' insights more easily accessible to programmatic ad buyers. Marketing Technology News:…

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 Adtelligent, Adverty, InMobi, Origin, to Centro. Adtelligent Introduces Native Support for AMP Ads Adtelligent is pleased to announce that its efficient ad tech platform now natively supports Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) integrations for ad monetization. This US-based company is in the process of designing a demand pathway optimization solution that will bring back the much needed…

Post-Cookie Marketing: Why Personalized Advertising Doesn’t Need to Be One-to-One

No one could blame the digital marketing community for feeling exhausted right now. Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the normal operations of most businesses and, for many, the work of digital marketers has been a crucial element of their organization’s response. Now, digital marketers are facing unprecedented levels of upheaval in how they find, reach and engage customers. Apple has announced that in the interest of consumer control, it will give users more ability to opt-out of targeting or…

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 Cybba, Flipkart, Colling, Comscore, to Taboola. Cybba Announces Launch of New Data Platform Powered by AWS Cybba, a global technology-enabled service provider that offers a unified suite of digital marketing and advertising solutions for online businesses, announced the launch of its new data platform powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). The platform has been successfully integrated…