Tru Optik’s Swanston On 8x Advanced TV Growth

We have seen new TVs come with curved screens – but what if the next shape in TV was hockey-stick? That is the growth trajectory the industry is now seeing in the realm of advanced TV advertising, the practice of serving TV ads targeted to individual viewers. “I think that the conversation has really shifted […]

 
 

Turn On, Tune In, Opt Out: How Tru Optik’s Swanston Enables Viewer Targeting Choice

LAS VEGAS — Amid the growing consumer awareness – and, in some quarters, discontent – over digital ad tracking and targeting, one TV ad-tech firm may have just one-upped the rest in the race to provide control. This month, Tru Optik, a data management platform which facilitates ads for connected TV platforms, launched OptOut.TV, giving […]

 
 

Advanced TV Measurement Under The Beet Retreat Microscope With Panelists From Forrester, Tru Optik, Inscape, Nielsen Catalina Solutions and Team Arrow Partners

MIAMI – Put several media industry professionals on a panel and ask them about the challenges of television and video audience measurement and you’re going to get lots of lively conversation. Along with some very blunt observations about just what’s holding back the progress of “advanced TV.” So it was at the recent Beet Retreat […]

 
 

Tru Optik’s Andre Swanston On OptOut.TV For Viewer Data Freedom

MIAMI – Investor decks for martech ventures are typically rosy if not a bit over-the-top in their marketplace prognostications. Then there is the one that Tru Optik put together in 2014 as it tried to project the scale and growth for consumer uptake of OTT and connected-TV by 2018. “For every single one we actually […]

 
 

AppNexus, Tru Optik Deal Delivers Audiences In 75 Million OTT Households: Tru Optik’s Andre Swanston

Under the partnership announced this week between AppNexus and Tru Optik, publishers will be able to pre-segment their connected-TV inventory and have private marketplace deal ID’s to control access to the inventory. “From a technological and logistical standpoint, it’s really a huge step forward for the entire industry,” says Andre Swanston, CEO and Co-Founder of […]

 
 

Tru Optik & comScore Bring Demographic Ad Buying To Connected TV

When it comes to the connected TV opportunity, many people are most excited about the opportunity to precision-target individual consumers using granular profile data. But that doesn’t mean demographics are done as a targeting mechanism. Tru Optik, a technology vendor that offers a data management platform for over-the-top (OTT) TV advertisers, is now partnering with […]

 
 

Household Or Key-Holder: How Precise Can TVs Target Ads?

LAS VEGAS — On the spectrum of new-wave TV ad-targeting techniques, many executives are dreaming a degree of targeting precision that can customise ad delivery for individual TV viewers. That may be an intriguing possibility. Indeed, on many over-the-top devices, it may even be the norm. But, for a television industry whose infrastructure has been built up […]

 
 

After P2P Legacy, Tru Optik Rises On Local Tracking, Other Services

LAS VEGAS — It may have started out by helping entertainment companies measure illegal P2P sharing, and may have helped those companies by advertising their shows back through P2P – but ad-tech vendor Tru Optik is moving forward as a data management platform for the next generation of connected TV. “We figured out how to measure […]

 
 

New Data Sources Are Coming: TruOptik, Neustar, Alphonso & 605 Discuss

VIEQUES, PR — Age, gender and demographic just don’t cut it anymore. In the new age of advertising super-powers, marketers want to target consumers with more more granularity and certainty than traditional measurements allow. Fortunate, then, that a whole new raft of data sources is coming on-stream to help them do that. In a panel discussion convened […]

 
 

How ‘Desperate’ Marketers Struggle In OTT TV: Tru Optik’s Swanston

VIEQUES, PR — Consumers are flocking to watch TV over new, over-the-top connected devices – but some advertisers are struggling to keep up, according to one exec watching the space. US connected TV viewers grew 20.6% in 2016 to reach 181.8mn, and will hit 60.4% of the population by 2020, according to eMarketer. The great migration […]

 
 

Tru Optik Mines Behavioral, Demographic And Purchase Data For OTT Cloud

BOSTON – Despite the prevalence of binge viewing, as recently as 2015 marketers and media companies weren’t overly concerned about a shift to over-the-top viewing. “What we’re seeing is more of a sense of urgency in terms of trying to figure out how to measure, segment and do attribution as marketing dollars are starting to […]