Programmatic TV Demand Exceeds Supply: Videology’s McLachlan

LAS VEGAS — So-called “programmatic” TV advertising, in which TV ads would be traded with digital targeting and efficiency, is coming a long way – but still has key challenges to address if it is to reach the heights many hope for, according to one sector exec. “We’re in a nascent timeframe for programmatic TV. It’s […]

 

Programmatic TV On Cusp Of Take-Off: Videology’s McLachlan

LONDON — Programmatic online advertising control techniques have become popular in web channels; now broadcasters and video operators are ready to shed scepticism toward the technology, says an exec with a bird’s-eye view of the market. “Increasingly, the community is appreciating that programmatic is premium,” says video ad tech firm Videology‘s Head of Global TV Strategies, […]

 

Videology’s McLachlan: Video & TV Are ‘Friends With Benefits’

LONDON — Advertisers are being urged to quit viewing spending allocation as an “either-or” between TV and online video, and instead buy both together for campaigns. “We’re entering in to an economy where there are friends with benefits – video and TV working together,” says video advertising technology platform vendor Videology‘s head of global TV […]

 

Video Ad Formats ‘Still Not Suited To Multi-Platform’

LONDON — The industry is still not configured to easily producing online advertising that works across digital screens, a panel convened by Beet.TV agrees. Unlike Scandinavia, where 90 percent of pre-roll ads last a mobile-friendly 12 to 15 seconds, most UK pre-rolls are dumped from existing 30-second TV spots, sports video firm Perform Group’s UK […]

 

Videology’s McLachlan: Programmatic On Broadcasters’ Agenda

LONDON — It feels like we have only just begun to see the emergence of the highly-efficiency “programmatic” online ad sales mechanism in pictorial display and in video. Next up, traditional linear TV could be reinvented by the technology. “It can absolutely be done today,” video ad tech firm Videology‘s global TV strategy head Rhys […]

 

Video Ad Networks Must Become Unique To Survive

LONDON — The rise of advanced data-driven and otherwise “programmatic” online advertising sales processes is challenging traditional ad networks to step up and defend their place in the future, a Beet.TV panel of industry execs agrees. “For the development of video as a legitimate channel, they were a necessity,” Videology’s global TV strategy head Rhys […]