Hivestack | March 16, 2023
Hivestack, a company that makes programmatic digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising technology, has teamed up with Focus Media Hong Kong to give local and international buyers access to Focus Media's network of digital panels and billboards.
The network has Causeway Bay, Tsim Sha Tsui, Mongkok, and Kwun Tong, as well as Hong Kong's first digital screen that can be turned on programmatically with 3D creative executions. It is the first and only one in Hong Kong. With the help of Hivestack's programmatic DOOH advertising technology, advertisers will be able to reach a wider audience and send more targeted and personalized ads. It also marks a significant step towards the digital transformation of Hong Kong's out-of-home advertising industry.
Troy Yang, MD of North Asia at Hivestack, said, "Focus Media Hong Kong helps to expand the variety of DOOH screens for media buyers." He also said, “The whole team at Hivestack is thrilled to partner with Focus Media in Hong Kong, which will now exclusively use the Hivestack SSP to drive incremental revenue from our global network of advertisers." He further said, "This partnership provides countless opportunities for brands, agencies, and omni-channel DSPs both locally and globally to activate programmatic DOOH campaigns across some of the most strategic locations in Hong Kong."
(Source - Exchangewire)
The goal of the partnership is to bring in more money from global advertisers and take the process of buying programmatic DOOH ads to the next level. In Hong Kong, digital advertising that is based on data was expected to bring in 62% of all advertising revenue by 2022.
Hivestack is a full stack adtech company that specializes in programmatic digital out of home (DOOH) advertising. Their platform offers a complete suite of tools and services to enable buyers and sellers of DOOH advertising to activate campaigns and attract programmatic revenue. On the buy side, marketers can use the Demand Side Platform (DSP) to create measurable campaigns that activate DOOH screens in real-time based on consumer behavior and audience movement patterns. On the sell side, DOOH media owners can use Hivestack's Supply Side Platform (SSP) & Ad Exchange. Additionally, the Ad Server can power impression-based, directly sold campaigns. Attribution enables buyers and sellers to measure business outcomes at all stages of the consumer sales funnel, providing a more complete picture of the effectiveness of their campaigns.
DoubleVerify | February 07, 2023
DoubleVerify (DV), one of the prominent software platforms for digital media solutions, has recently detected a large-scale ad impression fraud scheme targeted to audio traffic inventory called "BeatSting". After DV’s Fraud Lab recognized the fraud family in 2019, it has stolen about 20 million dollars from advertisers, and the BeatSting platform has about one million dollars per month share in it.
BeatString has been a part of server-side ad insertion (SSAI) fraud schemes, targeting connected TV (CTV) inventory since 2019. The fraudsters first spoof residential IP addresses and audio applications and set up a fake SSAI server, making false audio ad requests to attract advertisers. Then, if an advertiser from the legitimate audio channels bids on this accretive inventory and makes a profit, the money goes to them instead of the audio tracks.
Although the DV Fraud Lab had already reported fraudulent attacks in 2021, the activity continued into the following year, generating fake audio traffic on audio platforms on a much larger scale. With dedicated data scientists, analysts, and mathematicians, DV's Fraud Lab detects and analyses digital ad frauds and their latest fraud schemes. It isolates the fraud applications, websites, and devices and secures DV clients in real time through continuous analysis, research, and scenario management.
Chief Executive Officer at DoubleVerify, Mark Zagorski, said, "Fraud always follows the money, and increasingly, that money is flowing to digital audio, a rapidly emerging channel where digital advertising standards are still evolving." He added, "CTV continues to experience this phenomenon, and, increasingly, audio is quietly becoming a new channel of interest and attack."
(Source – Business Wire)
DoubleVerify (DV), an advertising service, provides digital media analytics and measurement solutions to make digital advertising systems, brands and agencies, marketplaces, and publishers more secure and preserve fair value exchange between digital media sellers and buyers. Many Fortune 500 advertisers rely on DV for unbiased data analysis, high-quality campaigns, and global advertising return on investment (ROI). It specializes in ad prominence, viewability, impression quality solutions for brand marketers, impression delivery, brand safety and fraud protection, and accountability and transparency for digital media.
DeepIntent | January 12, 2023
DeepIntent, the leading healthcare advertising technology firm designed to influence improved patient health and business results, accomplished a key milestone, attaining growth for the fifth straight year and a triple-digit growth rate across CTV campaigns.
The firm added more than 100 employees in 2022, outpacing the expansion of the healthcare advertising industry as a whole, as pharmaceutical marketers increasingly embraced digital advertising, notably on CTV. In 2022, CTV spending on DeepIntent's demand-side platform grew by a factor of three, making it one of the fastest-growing channels for most pharmaceutical companies using the DeepIntent Healthcare Advertising Platform.
In the last year, DeepIntent has released several innovations that blend data and technology to increase the efficacy of campaigns. For example, using the patented technology of DeepIntent OutcomesTM, DeepIntent became the first demand-side platform to provide a patient reach guarantee in May of last year.
Founder and CEO of DeepIntent, Chris Paquette, said, "As we enter our seventh year as a company, DeepIntent has become more than the DSP of choice for healthcare marketers. Building upon our capabilities for campaign planning, activation, measurement, and optimization, we've made a number of strategic investments to keep that momentum going as we continue to lead pharma into the future."
(Source: Cision PR Newswire)
Additional achievements of DeepIntent in 2022 include the following:
Employing its first Chief Operating Officer, Amit Chaturvedi, who expanded revenues by more than tenfold at WarnerMedia, to integrate and grow DeepIntent's sales, client success, campaign management, and business development teams
Hosting a first-of-its-kind summit, "Innovating with Intent," on the future of CTV for healthcare marketers
Integration with LG Ads Solutions' real-time ACR data store covers over 30 million LG smart TVs in the US.
Winning multiple awards from PM360, which named Chris Paquette CEO of the Year and DeepIntent's Audience Marketplace one of the most innovative products of 2022.
DeepIntent leads the healthcare advertising business with data-driven, future-proof solutions. DeepIntent's technology, designed specifically for healthcare marketers, is proven to increase audience quality and script performance. Marketers can plan, monitor, activate, and optimize campaigns from a single platform. The company, conceived by former Memorial Sloan Kettering data scientists, enables nine of the top ten pharmaceutical companies and primary healthcare advertising agencies to enhance patient outcomes via the innovative use of advertising, data science, and real-world health data.