IBM’s Watson Helps Media Companies See Inside Video

LAS VEGAS — Could machine learning technology help advertisers control whether or not to buy an ad on controversial videos? Software advances suggest that may happen soon. So far, video has remained a black box – what little data there is about its content and context tends to be added manually and is partial. But now the machine learning titans have […]

 
 

IBM’s Watson Ads Solution To Expand Beyond Weather Company Assets

LAS VEGAS – Watson Ads, the cognitive advertising product that’s been available to brands exclusivity within The Weather Company app and on weather.com, will be released for wider use in apps and on websites sites later this quarter. In the meantime, in an interview at CES 2017 with Beet.TV, Weather Company CEO and GM Cameron […]

 
 

Innovid Integrates Video With Marketing Clouds To Fully Link The Consumer Journey

Video has just been invited to the brand marketing cloud party, courtesy of integration escort Innovid. The new Innovid Marketing Cloud Suite lets marketers link with massive backend systems from Adobe, IBM and Oracle to “synchronize the customer journey across different channels,” Zvika Netter, CEO & Co-Founder of Innovid, says in an interview with Beet.tv. […]

 
 

IBM iX’s Rangaiah On Holding Companies, The Internet Of Things

Whereas an advertising agency used to be the “right hand” to chief marketing officers, now it’s one of many fingers typically owned by a holding company. “The way the holding companies work is they buy a bunch of agencies, but they don’t really work together,” says Babs Rangaiah, Partner for Global Marketing Solutions at IBM […]

 
 

Ustream In Hand, IBM Cloud Inks Deals With AOL, CBC, Comic-Con And Mazda

LAS VEGAS – IBM Cloud wants to be right in the middle of everything that’s happening in digital video, an aspiration further advanced by this week’s deals with companies like AOL and the Canadian Broadcasting Company, along with the launch of two new live-streaming services. The company best known for its mainframe computer heritage is […]

 
 

How The Weather Affects Marketers’ Plans, David Clark explains

FORT LAUDERDALE — The Weather Company has been selling ads in to its mobile apps based on specific weather conditions local to users for a couple of years now. In this video interview with Beet.TV, David Clark, who oversees the company’s TV division, explains the value to marketers. “Think of the question ‘What is the weather?’ […]

 
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