Ubisoft and In-game Advertising Platform Anzu.io Brings Blended In-Game Ads Into Trackmania

World-leading in-game advertising platform Anzu.io announced its partnership with leading video game publisher Ubisoft. This first collaboration between the two companies is already taking place inside the hit PC racing game Trackmania, developed by Ubisoft Nadeo. This is a truly innovative game with major potential for brand collaboration. Ads that enhance the gaming experience Anzu, the first programmatic in-game advertising platform for PC & console, will bring dynamic, blended banner and video brand ads directly…

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…

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…

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,…

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 Nielsen, Broadbean Technology, Vistar Media, Anzu.io, and Integral Ad Science. Nielsen Supercharges Ad Intelligence Platform With Richer Advertising Spend Data Nielsen announced that it is augmenting the U.S. digital capabilities of Nielsen Ad Intel, a market-leading advertising intelligence solution. As part of the enhancements, Ad Intel is expanding its digital footprint by…

Anzu and Axis Games’ Expanded Partnership Brings Programmatic In-game Ads to Esports League in Industry First

Anzu.io, the world-leading provider of in-game advertising solutions, announced the expansion of its exclusive partnership with Axis Games, the developers of the popular game Axis Football and the newly formed Axis Football Esports League. Under the new deal, Anzu's platform will enable programmatically delivered, blended in-game ads to be shown during a live esports tournament. This partnership is groundbreaking for the gaming industry; it represents the first time in history that advertisers will have the opportunity to…

Verizon Media Launches New Platform Capabilities Designed To Evolve The Live Streaming Experience

New features and functionality include real-time multi-camera viewing and watch together social experiences, as well as OTT Smart Auction integration Verizon Media has announced a series of new Media Platform enhancements designed to evolve the live streaming experience. These include several new capabilities that provide deeper fan engagement for live sports and services that address every streaming need. Additionally, the company has launched Smartplay Prebid’s first integration with the Verizon Media Ad Platforms’ OTT…

NexTech AR Acquires Fast-Growing Profitable Amazon eCommerce Launch Platform

Software Platform Positioned to Profit from Exponential Growth in eCommerce and Augmented Reality NexTech AR Solutions (NexTech), an emerging leader in augmented reality for eCommerce, AR learning applications, AR-enhanced video conferencing and virtual events, is pleased to announce that it has acquired fast-growing eCommerce software platform Next Level Ninjas. Next Level Ninjas matches brands and product testers on it’s VIP Product Testers site, helping brands gain business momentum. The platform works across multiple…

POKKT Brings CastingAsia to India, One of Asia’s Biggest Influencer Marketing Platforms

AnyMind Group, a technology company in the marketing, entertainment, HR, and direct-to-consumer (D2C) industries, has announced the launch of influencer marketing platform, CastingAsia, in India through their Indian subsidiary, POKKT. CastingAsia is a full-stack influencer management platform, that is paired with CastingAsia Creators Network, one of the largest influencers and creators’ networks in Asia. The influencer marketing platform will be rolled out in India by AnyMind Group’s Indian outfit — POKKT, a leading in-app…

CAYIN Technology Presents Facial Detection Solution for Smarter Advertising

In the era of information explosion, people are bombarded by a variety of promotional messages and ignore them most of the time. This phenomenon indicates that what is provided in front of the customers is considered irrelevant and useless content, leading to no customer engagement or any buying motives. Therefore, the relevance of advertising content in the moment of a customer’s need is more important and powerful than ever. CAYIN Technology, a key player in the digital signage industry, brings an innovative solution of…

Adverty Invents and Launches New In-Game Brand Advertising Format With Seamless In-Menu Ads

Adverty AB (publ) has invented and launched a new in-game brand advertising format called In-Menu, which enables contextually relevant IAB display banner ads on menu screens in between gameplay. The new ad unit, along with Adverty's In-Play format, completes a product suite of seamless in-game ad solutions that combine both brand awareness and performance-based advertising. Adverty, the leading in-game platform for advertisers, agencies, and game developers, today invites a new category of advertisers into the world of…

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 CommerceIQ, Spirable, Adverty, ViralGains and Amazon. CommerceIQ is Now an Amazon Advertising Partner CommerceIQ, a leader in E-commerce Channel Optimization, announced it is an Amazon Advertising partner and has been listed in the Amazon Advertising find-a-partner directory. The find-a-partner directory helps advertisers connect with managed-service providers directly for planning,…

Adverty Completes Integration With US-Based Digital Advertising Technology Platform Smaato

Adverty AB (publ) has completed the technical integration with US-based Smaato's Digital Advertising Technology Platform, which gives publishers and app developers control over their monetization strategy when delivering ads to mobile apps and games. The partnership enables Smaato's wide range of global buy-side partners and advertisers to access Adverty's new seamless in-game ad inventory at scale. Marketing Technology News: NAB Show Launches NAB Amplify, Serving Global Media and Entertainment Community Adverty, the…

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 iClick, Tru Optik, Adverty, etailz, and Aqfer. iClick Announces Upgrade Of Advertising Campaign Management Tool -IActivate iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited, an independent online marketing and enterprise data solutions provider in China launched an upgrade of its ultimate advertising campaign management tool, iActivate. Tru Optik Launches Self-Service Data Marketplace to Power…

Tru Optik Launches Self-Service Data Marketplace to Power Connected TV, Streaming Audio and Gaming Advertising

Leading CTV Data Marketplace Expands Cookie-less Audience Targeting across 80MM+ Connected U.S. Homes In the second quarter of 2020, nearly forty percent of the brands and agencies using third-party data with the Tru Optik Data Marketplace for Connected TV (CTV) and smart speakers advertising campaigns, did so for the first time. With the massive growth in audience size, increased attention across streaming media platforms and concerns regarding brand safety on social media – advertisers demand and require scalable,…

Adverty Enters Into Agreement and Completes Integration With SuperAwesome To Enable Kid-Safe Advertising

Adverty AB (publ) has signed an agreement with the leading kidtech platform SuperAwesome, to allow compliant, kid-safe ads to be displayed in relevant mobile games using Adverty's in-game ad technology. The completed platform integration allows for frictionless access between SuperAwesome's connected advertisers and Adverty's game publishers. The partnership is expected to generate significant revenues from 2021 onwards. Adverty, the leading in-game platform for advertisers, agencies and content creators, announces a new…

etailz Announces New Features for AdManager to Optimize Amazon Advertising Marketing

New AdManager features provide advertisers with more data-driven insights into their budgets, SEO and campaign strategies etailz, Inc, the leading Amazon retailer that provides unparalleled marketing expertise and logistical support,  announced four additional features to AdManager, the company’s AI-powered self-service Amazon cost per click advertising software, that provides additional budget, SEO and campaign insights and optimization to Amazon advertisers. Now more than ever, the Amazon marketplace is changing at a…

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 Playwire, Venatus, Anzu.io, Rakuten Advertising, and Mediavine. Playwire to Give All Online Publishers Insights on Advertising Technology, Page Speed, Site Performance, and Ad Optimization Playwire, a global advertising technology company specializing in revenue amplification for publishers and content creators, is set to host a virtual event on August 20, 2020 at 12-2 PM EST with Google …

Venatus Expands In-Game Advertising Offering With Frameplay

Venatus, the advertising technology platform focused on gaming and entertainment, has announced a global partnership with Frameplay.gg. The partnership will see Venatus monetize Frameplay’s in-game advertising placements, reaching millions of gamers worldwide. Frameplay, headquartered in San Francisco, enables game developers to easily place advertising within video game environments without interfering with, or degrading, the gameplay performance or experience. Commenting on the partnership, Jonathon Troughton, CEO,…

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 Screenvision Media, Feedvisor, Kantar, Digicrown and 6sense. Screenvision Media Amplifies Advertising Network Via Partnership With Atmosphere Screenvision Media, a national leader in cinema and premium video advertising, announced an advertising sales partnership with Atmosphere, the leading streaming TV service for businesses. Screenvision will feature its own channel, “Front +…