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 […]

 

Sorenson The ‘Apple Pay’ Of Addressable Television: MODI’s Cestaro

As addressable television advertising closes in on some 80 million homes by year’s end, Sorenson Media is emerging as “kind of a new player in this area” with a clear differentiation, says MODI Media’s Marc Cestaro. “They have not only national avails, they have local avails that go across cable and broadcast, which is new. […]

 

dataxu’s Catanzaro On TV, Cross-Platform Targeting And ‘Invisible’ Technology

With television advertising targeting slowly catching up to that of digital media, “We think the revolution is just starting,” says Sandro Catanzaro, dataxu’s Chief Innovation Officer & Co-Founder. What started with “very humble web ads” about a decade ago has progressed to the point where “where we can show ads on TV that are fully […]

 

dataxu, Sorenson Integration Reduces Addressable TV Speed Barriers

An integration between dataxu and Sorensen Media is designed to reduce the time needed to activate and measure addressable television campaigns so that addressable starts to mimic the speed at which over-the-top TV has taken root. “This is going to be an explosion, a dramatic change in the market,” says Sandro Catanzaro, dataxu’s Chief Innovation […]

 

Sorenson Aims For Total Addressability Through Programming Partners

The roll-out of addressable TV ad targeting systems continues apace – but total audience addressability still seems some way off. So Sorenson Media is getting creative in its approach to the problem. Sorenson’s solution is an addressable platform for linear TV which uses smart TVs to swap out ads otherwise broadcast in conventional transmissions. The […]

 

Sorenson’s Offering Provides Addressable TV Diversity: one2one’s Bologna

Since they’ve controlled infrastructure, subscriber files and advertising inventory, MVPD’s have been the primary gatekeepers of the growing addressable television business. Enter Sorenson Media with its fledgling, smart-TV-based addressable ecosystem and you’ve got some diversity in the marketplace. That’s how Mike Bologna sizes up Sorenson’s “somewhat unique” position in the addressable marketplace in this interview […]

 

AMC Networks Is First To Use Sorenson Addressable Offering

AMC Networks is adding an addressable advertising solution to its tool kit via a ground-breaking partnership with Sorenson Media in what it sees as a complement to the growing pool of inventory that can be used to target specific households. “We’re very excited to take this step into addressable television,” says Adam Gaynor, who joined […]

 

Discovery, Sorenson Team Up For Addressable TV Pilot

Two years after the launch of Discovery Engage, a data-driven linear television targeting solution, Discovery has expanded from three targetable categories to nine. Now bolstered by its acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive, Discovery is in a pilot with Sorenson Media to offer advertisers “a complete marketing mix,” says Discovery’s Keith Kazerman. “Many clients now are […]

 

Ad Personalization, Content Discovery Are Focus Of Beet Retreat Miami Panel Featuring MediaLink, Innovid, TiVo And Sorenson Media

MIAMI – The old adage “don’t take it personally” will be upended in the world of advanced television. Respecting viewer attention and guiding them to relevant content are going to be critical elements in perpetuating the ad-supported business model. Such observations arise when people in key positions peer beyond what’s currently happening in the TV […]

 

Sorenson Media’s Shears On Linear Addressable: ‘We’re Essentially Creating An Ecosystem’

MIAMI – Although best known for its video encoding software, Sorenson Media wants the television ecosystem to think holistically by using smart-TV data to inform every second of the viewing experience. Two of the company’s newest products are a measurement solution for local broadcasters and addressability for linear TV, according to VP of Advertising James […]

 

Beet Retreat Panel Targets The Cross-Device Conundrum: Sorenson, Simulmedia, TiVo

MIAMI – Finding needles in hidden haystacks just might be the best metaphor for the current state of cross-platform targeting. As was evident during a panel discussion during the recent Beet.tv Retreat 2016, approaches vary by company and are limited to the best data sources until better ones come along. For Sorenson Media, which uses […]

 

Samsung Smart TV’s Test Dynamic Ads With Sorenson

MIAMI — There are now several technologies coming to the table that aim to help broadcast operators dynamically switch commercials in their ad break to specific viewing households. But, by and large, just like connected TV itself, they depend on boxes, dongles, consoles or widgets connected to a television set. What if you could do dynamic ad replacement in […]