BrightRoll Video Summit 2014 NYC

Three Essentials For Video Viewability, BrightRoll’s Tod Sacredoti explain

The concept of “viewability” has gained prominence lately, as advertisers – alarmed by news that many video ad impressions are not really viewed by humans – seek certainty about their wasted spending. Programmatic video ad platform Brightroll’s CEO Tod Sacredoti recently got up on stage at Brightroll’s own video summit…

Private Exchanges Mean Best Of Both Worlds: Vevo’s Carson

Should publishers use programmatic ad trading mechanisms or continue selling direct to ad buyers? The emergence of private marketplaces means those options are no longer mutually exclusive, says one big video publisher. “This set of pipes and plumbing that fuel a programmatic system was created for anonymous inventory,” according to Jonathan…

Nielsen’s Hasker: Mobile Measurement Is The Future Of Our Business

Nielsen’s mobile video future starts this coming October. That is when the measurement firm will start quantifying mobile TV viewership following the recent announcement of the addition, says the company’s global product leadership president. Nielsen will fold mobile viewership in to its C3 TV ratings system in the fall. Before that, it…

Kawaja: TV Buyers Must Be Slow-Rolled To Programmatic

If the digital advertising people getting high on “programmatic” trading are to access the $70 billion US TV ad market this way, they had better develop some empathy first, says one of the industry’s leading media finance advisors. Luma Partners CEO Terence Kawaja says TV ad trading, historically reliant on…

Viewability Measurement Must Be Independent: BrightRoll SVP

The realization that as many as 40% of video ad views may be faked by publishers has given rise to systems measuring true “viewability” for advertisers. But one ad tech vendor says ad buyers shouldn’t trust “viewability” numbers when they are produced by publishers themselves. “The key for viewability is to…

BrightRoll Focused on Viewability Measurement, Mobile Growth

The mobile video business now comprises about one-third of BrightRoll inventory and is on pace to hit 50% in the near future, more evidence of the fast growth of this ad segment, says Tod Sacerdoti, CEO and founder of video ad technology platform BrightRoll, in an interview with Beet.TV from…

Innovid’s Chalozin: Ad Buyers Are Moving to Cross-Platform Investment

While the online media landscape is highly fragmented , some in the advertising chain are beginning to piece to overcome the disparate ecosystem by taking advantage of platforms that put technology niceties in the background, says one vendor. “It is a very fragmented market,” interactive video ad tech firm Innovid‘s…

Viewability Is Finally Here And Now: BrightRoll’s Avila

It may have taken some time, but now ad tech platform operators can sell advertisers on identifying the proportion of their ads actually viewed by humans with a degree of industry backing, says one such operator. “The MRC (Media Ratings Council) and IAB (Internet Advertising Bureau) have now defined a…

comScore’s ‘Five-Screen’ Measurement Launching Late 2014

Media measurer comScore will syndicate its ambitious program to track audience consumption across five device types with a common currency later this year. “We’re about to deliver the product (Project Blueprint) to CIMM, that’s phase two,” says comScore chief research officer Josh Chasin, referring to the Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement…