Unified Audience Measurement Starts With Identity: Nielsen’s Karthik Rao & GroupM’s Matt Sweeney

Measuring the viewing habits of U.S. consumers has become more challenging as they divide their time among linear TV and streaming video, and among devices including smartphones. Advertisers want greater assurance of that they’re reaching deduplicated audiences instead of possibly overwhelming them with the same message over and over. “We want to make sure the […]

 
 

ACR Enables ‘One Media Truth’: Nielsen’s Rao

LAS VEGAS — Historically, the TV ad industry has predicated on estimated the size and kind of audiences watching particular shows, now knowing for sure. But automatic content recognition (ACR) technology is now beginning to help advertisers and broadcasters know for sure. It works using a range of hardware and software that either listens to […]