Company pitches real revenue from virtual advertising

mycitizensnews | January 15, 2020

A West Hartford business is looking to represent Naugatuck when it comes to augmented reality advertising in the virtual world. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses experienced a little virtual reality during its Jan. 7 meeting with the help of Adam Reiser, director of business development for Nucleus Augmented Reality. Reiser directed board members to google the image of a dog on their cell phones. Then, using their cell phones, he made the digital image of the dog appear as if it was in the Hall of Burgesses when members looked through their camera apps. This is just one example of augmented reality, which is the display of a digital image and data on a smartphone or headset superimposed over a real-world environment. Another example of the use of augmented reality is the popular mobile game, Pokémon Go. Reiser believes this technology will grow and become more popular, especially with the advent of the more powerful wireless network, 5G, which will open up the possibility for augmented reality advertising.

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Until recently the ability to display online ads targeted to an individual was limited and some way behind what has been achieved in offline marketing programmes.Callcredit, partnering with VisualDNA have created a revolutionary new digital advertising solution which combines the best of the latest ad serving technology with highly predictive consumer data to deliver display advertising which is more targeted than ever possible. This means you can target consumers whilst browsing with familiar, proven and powerful segmentation to ensure the right people, see the right offers, at the right time.

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Until recently the ability to display online ads targeted to an individual was limited and some way behind what has been achieved in offline marketing programmes.Callcredit, partnering with VisualDNA have created a revolutionary new digital advertising solution which combines the best of the latest ad serving technology with highly predictive consumer data to deliver display advertising which is more targeted than ever possible. This means you can target consumers whilst browsing with familiar, proven and powerful segmentation to ensure the right people, see the right offers, at the right time.

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MTarget chooses iBASIS to deliver CPaaS mobile marketing campaigns via APIs

MTarget | May 10, 2022

MTarget, a France-based direct B2B marketing firm specializing in mobile marketing, has selected iBASIS as their provider for programmable voice campaign management services in the banking, finance and retail sectors. iBASIS is a Massachusetts-based communications solutions provider. The unique Bring Your Own Carrier (BYOC) model from iBASIS provides out-of-the-box, ready-to-go solutions that can be white-labeled to generate instant revenue from existing infrastructure and resource expenditures. Nowadays, one of the fastest-growing communication industries is CPaaS (Communication Platforms as a Service). CPaaS allows for the simple integration of real-time, cloud-based, bespoke communication services such as video chat or two-factor authentication into an existing application. The predicted market size for CPaaS in 2021 was 4-8 billion USD, with a CAGR of 35-57 percent. Along with messaging, IDC estimated that programmable voice communications, which includes voice and telephony services, was one of the major segments in 2021, with a market value of 3.2 billion USD. With the CPaaS offering of iBASIS, the Businesses will get flexible and cost-efficient voice services for their marketing campaigns and security via multi-factor authentication, notifications and customer services. The quick and straightforward customization of defined voice messages using APIs will allow businesses to reach a targeted group of people in a short time. The cloud-based, ready-to-deploy voice CPaaS solution is a very cost-effective channel to market, requiring no upfront CapEx or obligations. The consumption-based pricing structure allows service providers to be more adaptable and develop their business models. “The iBASIS Network and their cloud-based portfolio is a perfect fit for us as they combine global coverage, scale, and technology innovation. Our direct marketing campaigns require high quality and capacity (up to 10,000 simultaneous calls) and iBASIS demonstrated and delivered both. By integrating their carrier channel reach, we are unlocking the potential for a new range of direct marketing campaigns in regions of the world where voice remains the most efficient communication tool,” Stéphane Faugeras, President, MTarget iBASIS has a carrier-grade network and connections with mobile operators worldwide. Hence with iBasis’s capabilities, the marketing campaigns can be quickly customized as per capacity and coverage. Enterprise customers may benefit from end-to-end insight while monitoring their mobile campaigns with full call tracking analytics. In addition, businesses may track the performance of their sales and marketing efforts, brand message, and advertising while maintaining control over their customer engagement process. “We are delighted to work with MTarget and their operations teams who are extremely focused on quality of services, customer engagement, and innovation. As a result, MTarget offers a very high performing CPaaS solution for businesses that want to launch cost-effective promotional or communication campaigns to their end users via programmable voice,” said Guillaume Klein, VP, Product Management at iBASIS.

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Neustar to Help Marketers Manage and Optimize Their Data Across the Fragmented Advertising Ecosystem

TransUnion, Neustar, Adverity | July 29, 2022

Neustar, a TransUnion company, today announced a partnership with integrated data platform Adverity to enable marketers to easily connect all of their data to help improve their marketing and brand performance. As data-driven marketing grows in complexity, marketers require a holistic data strategy to better optimize marketing spend and improve return on investment (“ROI”). This partnership will enable brands and agencies to better measure marketing performance across disparate online and offline channels inclusive of the walled garden and television ecosystems. It enables Neustar to leverage Adverity Connect’s automated data integrations and data management capabilities for advanced marketing analytics modeling powered by Neustar Optimizer. Neustar Optimizer is a closed-loop marketing optimization and consumer insights platform that enables marketers to improve marketing and brand performance by measuring all consumer activity. Marketers use Neustar Optimizer to make real-time optimizations to marketing mix, media budget allocation, campaign and creative tactics, and audience segments. “Data management is a critical first step in the journey to data-driven marketing,” said Mike Finnerty, SVP Global Services at Neustar, a TransUnion company. “By partnering with Adverity, our clients can now easily organize and structure their marketing data and then use that data for advanced marketing analytics, saving significant time in the process.” “To have such a powerful, shared goal in making data more accessible and usable is really exciting for us,” said Alexander Igelsböck, CEO and Co-Founder of Adverity. “To have such a powerful, shared goal in making data more accessible and usable is really exciting for us,” said Alexander Igelsböck, CEO and Co-Founder of Adverity. “This partnership with Neustar will allow us to continue bringing new and cutting-edge data and analytical capabilities to the marketing industry as we see more and more data growth in the space.” For more information on Neustar’s marketing analytics solutions, please visit: https://www.home.neustar/customer-analytics/unified-marketing-analytics. About TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. We do this by providing an actionable picture of each person so they can be reliably represented in the marketplace. As a result, businesses and consumers can transact with confidence and achieve great things. We call this Information for Good®. A leading presence in more than 30 countries across five continents, TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. https://www.transunion.com About Neustar Neustar, Inc., a TransUnion company, is a leader in identity resolution providing the data and technology that enable trusted connections between companies and people at the moments that matter most. Neustar offers industry-leading solutions in marketing, risk and communications that responsibly connect data on people, devices and locations, continuously corroborated through billions of transactions. Learn how your company can benefit from the power of trusted connections. Home.neustar About Adverity Adverity is a leading integrated data platform for marketers that enables businesses to make insights-driven decisions, faster and easier. By automating connectivity from hundreds of data sources and destinations, Adverity's platform transforms data to deliver a single view of marketing and sales performance, reducing the complexity in demonstrating marketing effectiveness and return on investment across online and offline channels. https://www.adverity.com

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Adform & PwC Study Shows Marketers can Achieve Value Today with First-Party IDs

Adform, PwC | July 28, 2022

Adform, the only global, independent, and fully integrated advertising platform built for modern marketing has unveiled an independent report with PwC showing that first-party IDs deliver significant uplift and scale on programmatic ad campaigns run with its ID Fusion solution. With third-party cookies to be discontinued in 2023, advertisers and publishers are struggling to reach their audiences online in a consistent, transparent, and privacy-compliant way. Many publishers are adopting first-party IDs as an alternative to traditional cookies, which has created a jungle of fragmented ID solutions. Adform has built ID Fusion, an agnostic solution combining publishers’ first-party IDs with advertisers’ customer data to make sense of online users' identities. Adform’s ID Fusion solution uses first-party IDs instead of third-party cookies to unlock scale for common use-cases such as frequency capping, audience targeting, and reporting. Adform commissioned PwC to work with OMD Norway and Renault to develop and run a real-world campaign using Adform’s ID Fusion technology. As part of their testing and review, PwC also verified data from a previous campaign and Adform case study. These tests took place between February and May 2022. 669% increase in reach and 161% uplift in performance through first-party IDs and ID Fusion Funnelling ad traffic with identifiers through the ID Fusion solution drove a significant 669% increase in the addressable audience, as well as a 161% increase in click-through rates, resulting in higher viewability and superior eCPM, and ultimately lowering CPC by 65%. By using first-party IDs and ID Fusion, the test campaign was able to reach incremental users that could not be engaged using previous targeting methods, on non-cookie environments such as Safari, and Firefox, as well as a growing number of Chrome users. Significant uplift in performance using first-party IDs Additionally, using first-party IDs delivered higher ad viewability, with 80% versus 75% for third-party cookie traffic. Only ad traffic with first-party IDs was able to meet daily spend targets across the campaign period and deliver in full. Identify and address previously “hidden” audiences on Safari and Firefox In addition to the study of the live OMD Norway and Renault campaign using Adform's ID Fusion solution, PwC also ran a detailed analysis of Adform historical data, reviewing the performance of campaigns run across environments that support first-party IDs, but not third-party cookies - Safari and Firefox. Lotte Gundersen, digital marketing manager at Renault Norway, said: "ID Fusion has allowed us to reach otherwise un-addressable audiences in cookieless environments. As an advertiser, it is reassuring to know that addressable marketing will continue to be a tool that we can rely on in the future also in cookieless environments and that we can continue to reach our customers and optimise our advertising efforts in a manner better aligned with the modern consumers' expectations around privacy." Carl-Adam Sjölander, digital director at OMD Norway, added: “Our experience with ID Fusion so far has shown great promise for the future, and we look forward to working with Adform and our publisher partners to bring our clients powerful media activations after we’ve said a final goodbye to the third-party cookie. ID Fusion promises to be a valuable solution going forward as a flexible and agnostic platform, that encourages even closer cooperation with premium publishers to tap into their data in a transparent and privacy-compliant way.” Adam Edelshain, the director, of PwC, said: “PwC’s marketing and media team firmly believes that trust and transparency are crucial to the healthy future of the digital advertising ecosystem. By subjecting their ID Fusion solution to independent testing, Adform has continued to demonstrate their commitment to this." Adam Edelshain, the director, of PwC, said: “PwC’s marketing and media team firmly believes that trust and transparency are crucial to the healthy future of the digital advertising ecosystem. By subjecting their ID Fusion solution to independent testing, Adform has continued to demonstrate their commitment to this."

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