Nielsen Prepping Platform For Addressable TV, Ad Decisioning

Having bulked up on assets in the smart-TV space, Nielsen is targeting next year for the launch of a platform that will help scale addressable television advertising. Key to the effort will be executing ad replacement and decisioning. One of Nielsen’s most recent acquisitions was of Sorenson Media. The company now has technical underpinnings of […]

 

Gracenote Tests Full Ad Replacement on TVs

TV technology company Gracenote will be testing addressable ads in smart TVs in the coming months in an effort to deliver personalized ads to TV consumers, says Stephen White, President of Gracenote, in an interview with Beet.TV. “We are using the technology to insert or overlay on top of ads in a traditional linear broadcast so […]

 

zeebox’s Next Step: Social TV For Time Shifters

LONDON – TV engagement app zeebox is developing new features that will let Pacific-time and VOD viewers revel in the same social experience as live audiences. “We’re going to try to replay the entire experienced synchronised to the catchup,” co-founder Anthony Rose told Beet.TV in this interview. “You recorded Downton Abbey; we’ll bring you the […]