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 Michael Hudes, EVP in this […]

 

Connected TVs Are Richer Ad Environments: Brightline’s Aksman

LAS VEGAS — The burgeoning array of internet-connected TVs won’t change the industry just because they are connected to the internet – they also offer new ways to interact with content. “In an OTT (over-the-top) environment, it’s a more dynamic environment,” Rob Aksman, founder of BrightLine, which enables interactive ads for brands on interactive TV […]

 

Mindshare’s Johnston: IPTV Heralds Video Opportunity

LONDON — Mindshare Worldwide’s chief digital officer Norm Johnston sees video’s jump from the desktop to the living room screen as one of the biggest advertising and content opportunities in the years ahead. “What’s interesting is the possibilities within IPTV,” he tells Beet.TV. “Forty percent of televisions in the US are now connected to the […]