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YuMe Focuses on Traffic Quality, Fraud Education

One of the best ways to combat online ad fraud is to understand the numbers. Online video ad platform YuMe said the issue of viewability is vital in the battle, and ad tech vendors need to be able to report accurately on whether ads were seen, says Jayant Kadambi, Co-Founder…

Digital Video Faces Viewability & Measurement Hurdles

CANNES, France — To reach its full potential, video advertising still needs to cross several hurdles surrounding viewability, measurement and cross-screen viewing, says Scot McLernon, Chief Revenue Officer for video advertising company YuMe, in an interview with Beet.TV. “We have a lot of advertisers that have tried video, and advertisers…

YuMe’s Ad Reach Calculator Sparks Assembly’s Interest

Recently-formed media agency Assembly says it will use YuMe’s new Reach Calculator tool, developed with Nielsen, to show advertisers the effect of moving ad spend from TV to online. “Being able to play with it with the client sitting at our desk is something I’m excited about trying,” says Assembly’s…

YuMe On Quest For Ad Receptivity Equation

Online video ad platform YuMe already partnered with Nielsen to release its ad reach calculator tool this week. Next up, it wants to understand how consumers interpret digital ads. YuMe research director Paul Neto tells Beet.TV the company’s next research effort will examine consumers’ receptivity and attentiveness toward ads. “Consumers, more…

YuMe CEO: Video Advertisers Need Better Data

Video advertisers need to improve their data collection and processing capabilities to better target viewers, says one ad tech exec after launching a service to do just that. “TV brand advertising … we believe it’s very different from video advertising thats performance based,” says YuMe CEO Jayant Kadambi. “We believe…

YuMe Household Targeting Tools Rolled out in UK

LONDON – Marketers who use household targeting can allocate their budgets to various screens, depending on which are most used by different consumers, says Owen Hanks, General Manager of YuMe in Europe in an interview with Beet.TV. YuMe introduced its Household Targeting Solution in the UK this fall that lets brands target…

SMG’s Baylon: TV Caution Means Two-Tier Ad Market

LONDON — Ad traders are adjusting to what they see as a two-speed video advertising ecosystem, as broadcasters are slower to adopt new-wave data-driven ad targeting techniques see in online. “TV has a very successful model,” SMG UK digital trading director John Baylon tells Beet.TV. They need to be very…

YuMe’s Lyonette: For Video Ads, “Size Doesn’t Matter”

LONDON — Bigger isn’t necessarily better. In fact, when it comes to video advertising, smaller screens perform better than big, says YuMe UK Country  Manager Paul Lyonette. Having commissioned research via Decipher and IPG Labs, Lyonette tells Beet.TV: “The size of a screen doesn’t necessarily correlate to the effectiveness of…