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YuMe Expands Ad Alliance with Smart TV Makers

REDWOOD CITY, CA – Video adtech company YuMe was the first to integrate advertising directly to smart TV’s in a major way with its activation with LG and Toyota some five years ago. Today, its alliance with top manufacturers has expanded – as has its collaboration with set-top box companies, says…

YuMe’s DSP Joins Stack For Programmatic Boom

REDWOOD CITY, CA — 2015 was the year in which YuMe, one of the many vendors bringing technology to bear on video advertising efficiency, launched a demand-side platform (DSP), software for helping advertisers and agencies plan automated, programmatic video ad buying. So what exactly does the so-called YuMe For Advertisers (YFA)…

OTT Activations In Europe Are Catching Up: YuMe’s Hanks

LONDON — Smart TV sales revenue in Europe jumped 10.2% last year, according to GFU Connections for those TVs have historically been patchy, but now the market looks like picking up. “OTT has been a little behind in Europe than it has in the U.S., primarily because the activation of consumers has…

Presidential Hopefuls Are Turning To Programmatic TV Ads: YuMe’s McLernon

If you think it is too soon for so-called “programmatic” advertising buying techniques to jump from the web to mainstream television, consider this – the future president of the United States may already be buying TV ads this way. That is according to video ad tech firm YuMe. Its chief revenue officer Scot McLernon concedes that “there is…

Cross-Platform Ads Can Boost Reach for Some Demos, YuMe’s Neto

LAS VEGAS — Brands can make a case for shifting budget from TV to digital, says Paul Neto, Research Director at video technology firm YuMe, in an interview with Beet.TV at CES. “We are finding benefits in reach and frequency. It’s about how digital can complement TV,” he says. YuMe has delved…

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…