Responsive Design Is Key To Cross-Platform Advertising

LONDON — The proliferating number of media screens means advertising  campaigns now have to be conceived across channels – but technology vendors can help ease the pain, a panel of ad execs agrees. “We should be talking about the whole multi-screen element,” GroupM digital director Krishan Patel tells Beet.TV… “being able to target campaigns holistically […]


GroupM’s Patel: Programmatic Needs Cross-Platform Creative To Soar

LONDON — The extent to which video advertising is sold using automated, “programmatic” method is booming. But one top ad exec tells Beet.TV of two key pieces that still need solving. “For the creative agencies, there’s a massive education piece to be done around programmatic,” GroupM digital media director Krishan Patel says. “The storytelling element is […]


SMG’s Hocking: TV Is The ‘Trailer’ For Multi-Screen Campaigns

LONDON — In a multi-screen advertising universe, what’s the role of TV anymore? First amongst many but merely the seed for all, says one digital ad boss. “Our approach is integrated screen planning – we see all TV screen content as video,” SMG’s EMEA director of performance marketing and mobile development Richard Hocking tells Beet.TV. “The traditional […]


Turn’s Balabanian: Multi-Platform Addressable Ads Are Here

You could spend s lifetime grumbling about the difficulties targeting users with ads across screens because some screens don’t support cookies – or you could just make the best of what’s available to you. “We’re able to look at some users across devices,” ad-targeting technology group Turn‘s senior business development director Mark Balabanian told Beet.TV’s […]


Irdeto Offers Multi-DRM Choice For Multi-Screen World

AMSTERDAM — In a world of competing technology standards, vying for lock-in, it can be tempting to back a favorite candidate. But one video tech firm is supporting multiple digital rights management standards, so as to not isolate any clients or potential customers. We take an agnostic perspective on rights,” says Irdeto Americas sales VP […]