BrightLine’s Aksman On Making Commercials ‘Smarter’, Data Link With Cuebiq

Even as video content providers endeavor to keep up with viewing choices, commercials need to catch up with viewing technology. To do so, they need to get smarter, says BrightLine’s Rob Aksman. “The impetus is on us now to make sure advertising does not fall behind and keeps pace with all the personalization and seamlessness […]

 
 

BrightLine’s DataCast: Targeted Ads Across The OTT Landscape

Long known for its dynamic ad capabilities, BrightLine decided to add “a data side to the equation” with its DataCast offering in early 2018. The platform was built from scratch to account for core differences between Internet and mobile approaches that do not effectively port to TV, and many premium content providers have since signed […]

 
 

Hulu Hopes comScore’s Campaign Ratings Quantify Shared Viewing

With 78% of its viewing happening on living room television sets, Hulu has a big stake in solutions like comScore’s soon-to-launch Campaign Ratings tool for measuring de-duplicated, cross-platform audiences. “I would say that there has been a lot of progress” in cross-screen measurement, says Hulu’s Julie DeTraglia. “I will give the industry all of the […]

 
 

Hulu Expanding Interactive Ads To Augment ‘Purposeful Viewing’

Amid the seemingly unending competitive jostling among its constituent owners, Hulu has kept its focus on one thing: giving advertisers and viewers as many choices as possible. Having rolled out interactive ad units earlier this year that enabled viewers to buy movie tickets with their television remote control, “We’re continuing to push more of that […]