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The Evolution of Audio Advertising and What’s Next in 2019

While Audio Advertising has been relatively consistent for the better part of 50 years, it’s now going through a massive transformation. It’s no longer as simple as putting out a big (and often impersonal) ad campaign in an effort to reach the people you’re trying to reach. Today, it’s all about reaching the right people via the right platform at precisely the right moment while giving them a much more targeted and personalized experience. Over the past 15 years, we’ve watched the industry progress from “radio” to “audio”…

Nielsen and Max Media Announce a Multiyear Comprehensive Agreement for Audio Ratings Service

Agreement Includes Nearly All of Nielsen's Syndicated Products and Services Nielsen and Max Media have reached a multiyear agreement for Nielsen audio measurement. This agreement includes nearly all syndicated products and services including Portable People Meter (PPM) data, Nielsen Scarborough, Polk by IHS Markit data, Nielsen Rhiza, PD Advantage and Tapscan's suite of services. "We are delighted to be working again with Nielsen," said Keith Barton, VP and General Manager of Max Media. "The comprehensive capabilities…

Otter.ai Integrates With Dropbox to Collaborate, Manage, and Search Video and Audio Files

Otter Voice Meeting Notes Streamlines Workflow, Saves Time, and Reduces Cost for Customers in Advertising, Broadcasting, Publishing, Marketing and Social Media Otter.ai, creator of Otter Voice Meeting Notes, an AI-powered live transcription and collaboration app has partnered with Dropbox, Inc., a leading global collaboration platform, as one of Dropbox’s media integrations announced. The Otter integration is now available to Dropbox users. @Otter_ai is now integrated with @DropboxBusiness to improve productivity and…

Tapad and AdsWizz Partner to Enable Digital Identity Resolution Across Audio Ad Campaigns

With Tapad’s technology, AdsWizz AudioMatic is the first Audio buying platform to offer cross-device identity resolution across the U.S. and EMEA Tapad, a global leader in digital identity resolution, announced a new joint capability with AdsWizz , the leading technology provider for digital audio advertising solutions. The partnership combines Tapad’s digital cross-device technology with AdsWizz’s AudioMatic buying platform, enabling the ability to connect audio ad experiences across screens. AudioMatic, AdsWizz’s…

Veritonic Launches First Audio Score For Marketers To Understand Relative Power Of Their Creative Assets

Veritonic Audio Score Rates Effectiveness of Audio Ads, Voiceovers, Sonic Brand Elements, Music, Scripts and More Veritonic, the audio effectiveness platform, launched the Veritonic Audio Score, the first overall rating standard for audio creative including ads, voiceovers, sonic brand elements and more. The Veritonic Audio Score incorporates a wide array of unique audio data in one simple metric. It empowers marketers to understand the true value of each of their assets relative to others in the market and make more…

New Study Finds Millennials Are the Biggest Audio Generation, Listening to More Content Than All Others: More Types, More Times, More Places

Study Finds Radio Continues to Reach More People on a Daily and Weekly Basis Than Any Other Media and Dominates Consumer Listening Across All Dayparts The audio landscape is exploding and over the last two years there has been huge growth across various audio categories including a 2500 percent growth in smart speaker ownership and more than 48 percent increase in podcast listening, according to the Edison Infinite Dial 2019 study. And today Ipsos released a new research study commissioned by iHeartMedia -- “Day in the…

Tru Optik Launches Political Data Cloud for Connected TV and Streaming Audio Advertising

Enables Advanced Audience Targeting and Cross-Device Measurement for Political and Issue Campaigns The 2020 U.S. election cycle is expected to be the most expensive in history with an anticipated $10 billion or more being spent on advertising to influence voters across the nation. Successful campaigns will acknowledge the major changes in media consumption behavior and leverage new advanced targeting capabilities to reach specific audiences across over-the-top TV (OTT), connected TV (CTV) and streaming audio. Tru Optik,…

Emerging Audio Display Ad Company Adsonica Appoints Industry Leader Steven A. Sjoblad to Head Advisory Board

Proven Innovator to Provide Strategic Direction as Disruptive Creative Advertising Technology Company Prepares for Growth Marketing strategist and industry expert Steven A. Sjoblad is the next big splash for display advertising disruptor, Adsonica. The company announced the appointment of Sjoblad as chairman of their advisory board, effective immediately. Sjoblad is well-known for his role in building one of America's most iconic advertising agencies – Fallon McElligott – and his work as a global strategist and marketing…

The Evolution of Audio Advertising and What’s Next in 2020

While audio advertising has been relatively consistent for the better part of 50 years, it’s now going through a massive transformation. It’s no longer as simple as putting out a big (and often impersonal) ad campaign in an effort to reach the people you’re trying to reach. Today, it’s all about reaching the right people via the right platform at precisely the right moment while giving them a much more targeted and personalized experience. Over the past 15 years, we’ve watched the industry progress from “radio” to “audio”…

7th China Internet Audio and Video Convention Focuses on New Marketing Driven by Synergy Between Content and Technology

The Empowering Marketing with Innovation forum, organized by Shunya International, was held in Chengdu on May 29 during the 7th China Internet Audio and Video Convention (CIAVC), marking the first time a marketing-focused session was held during CIAVC since the event was launched seven years ago. The session sparked active engagement and discussions among participants. The majority of the forum participants were of the opinion that the synergetic development between content and technology is accelerating the trend…

Digital Audio Can Be An Advertising MVP – If Navigated Correctly

Mobile is the ideal catalyst for audio consumption affording the average adult over 50 minutes of listening time via mobile apps each day. Portability and the on-demand characteristics of this medium have shifted consumer attention, positioning audio ahead of social networking, mobile videos, gaming or messaging, according to eMarketer’s 2018 Mobile Time Spent Report. What’s more, 25% of all consumer time spent on mobile devices is now going to music, podcasts and other audio. With consumers tuning into audio…

Triton Digital Integrates dataxu’s TouchPoint DSP with the a2x Programmatic Marketplace to Provide Buyers with Access to Top-Tier Digital…

Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced the integration of its programmatic audio advertising marketplace, a2x, with the TouchPoint DSP by dataxu, a leading software provider for marketing professionals. The integration provides dataxu’s customers with the ability to add online audio from premiere broadcasters, podcasters, and streaming music services around the world to their programmatic, omnichannel buys through private marketplace (PMP) deals. “We…

Conroy Media and Nielsen Reach Agreement for Local TV and Audio Ratings Services

Agency Cites Accuracy and Accountability in Measurement Conroy Media, Ltd., a full-service boutique advertising media buying agency, headquartered outside of Chicago, has entered into a multi-year agreement with Nielsen for Local TV and Audio electronic ratings services in multiple markets across the country.  Conroy Media, a long-time Nielsen Scarborough subscriber, has expanded its relationship with Nielsen, citing a number of reasons, notably accuracy and accountability. "We have a number of clients where it's…

Audio Visual Solutions Company, IVCi, Explains How Companies Can Leverage Video Walls to Increase Room Functionality

Visual centerpieces are key to trapping people's attention, and the biggest, most eye-catching ones in the business are video walls. Visually striking, no passerby can look away from a video wall with a high-quality, bold image. While they may not be a traditional investment in an office space, video walls can be highly effective in any professional workspace. While their use in advertising and branding is clear, there's various other benefits your company could gain from a video wall as well. Audio visual solutions company,…

Stingray Selects Triton Digital for Digital Audio Monetization

Triton Digital, the leading technology provider for the global audio industry, announced that Stingray, a leading music, media, and technology company in Montreal, has selected Triton Digital to power the monetization of the streaming audio content on its Stingray Music mobile application. Through this partnership, Stingray will utilize Triton’s programmatic audio marketplace (a2x®) and audio Sell-Side Platform (Yield-Op) to make its audio inventory available programmatically to media buyers around the world through both…

Audio Visual Solutions Company, IVCi, Explains How AV Solutions Enhance the Workplace Experience for Enterprise Companies

Enterprise companies thrive in facilities that promote collaboration and heighten employee performance. Audio visual solutions company, IVCi, explains how AV solutions enhance the workplace experience for enterprise companies. Video Conferencing In order to compete with other enterprise and global companies, industries must have the ability to communicate with employers, employees, as well as current and potential customers, regardless of location. Video conferencing enables companies to connect with others across time…

Webcast Metrics Ranks the Top Digital Audio Properties in the US and Latin America for December 2018

Triton Digital, the leading technology provider for the audio industry, released its monthly Ranker in the US and Latin America for December 2018, providing insight into the top streaming audio providers in both regions for the month of December. @TritonDigital's Webcast Metrics ranks the top digital audio properties for December 2018 During this month, all measured clients within the US reported a total of 6,070,098 Average Active Sessions (AAS) during the Monday through Friday 6:00am to 8:00pm daypart, and 5,119,944 AAS…

Westwood One Adds Nielsen’s National Media Impact To Its Audio Insights Platform

Westwood One to Utilize Nielsen National Media Impact to Quantify the Effect of Adding Network Radio to Television Media Plans Nielsen announced that Westwood One has expanded its relationship with Nielsen to license the national version of Nielsen Media Impact (NMI) powered by Nielsen's Total Media Fusion.  Nielsen Media Impact is a cross-platform media planning and optimization solution that helps clients understand total campaign reach, frequency, and duplication using advanced audience segments. NMI will enable…

Podcasting and Audiobooks Both Attain 50% Reach; Facebook Usage Continues to Drop

Podcasting shows explosive year-over-year growth as gains in spoken-word audio mark the 2019 Infinite Dial Study by Edison Research and Triton Digital. Among the US population ages 12 and older, as the total number of people who have ever listened to a podcast passes 50% for the first time. Edison Research and Triton Digital Reveal Results of The Infinite Dial 2019 “This is a watershed moment for podcasting--a true milestone. With over half of Americans 12+ saying that they have ever listened to a podcast, the medium has…

Basis by Centro Expands Programmatic Advertising Capabilities for Native and Digital Audio

Basis Further Automates Digital Media Planning, Activation, Reporting and Reconciliation for All Channels, Ad Units and Buying Tactics Centro, a global provider of advertising technology,  announced enhanced programmatic advertising capabilities for native and digital audio that push marketers toward complete automation for all media buying and execution. Centro’s Basis is a digital media platform that facilitates planning, activation, reporting and billing reconciliation for all channels, ad units and buying tactics…