NCM, iSpot.tv | August 26, 2022
National CineMedia, LLC (NCM), America’s largest cinema advertising network, and iSpot, the real-time TV measurement company, today announced a new partnership to enhance NCM’s analytics and measurement capabilities. Using iSpot’s currency grade ad catalog and verification of ad plays for all ads against 40 million Smart TVs in the U.S., NCM can now report on the incremental reach their advertising brings brand and studio customers in addition to linear television.
In addition, due to iSpot’s partnership and integration through Neustar’s identity resolution capabilities, NCM will be able to offer more comprehensive reach, frequency, attribution, and tune in reporting for client campaigns. As the only cinema advertising network in the U.S. to provide this level of data integration for campaigns, the combination of iSpot and NCM data will also enable marketers to seamlessly identify and target their prospects among moviegoers, which is expected to reach 600 million.
As cord cutting continues to rise, advertisers are challenged on how best to track and measure audience reach and engagement, in particular across CTV and TV. The iSpot partnership enables NCM to further demonstrate how NCM® media reaches the desired audience of its advertisers as well as how the audience is affected for both movie theater only and across integrated campaigns (Movie Theater and CTV and possibly digital and DooH). Cinema advertising is one of the few mediums able to engage and connect with a young, diverse audience at scale, extending the reach for buys across CTV, broadcast, and cable.
With a network of over 1,650 theaters and more than 20,600 screens through the US, NCM’s data intelligence platform NCMxTM connects advertisers to consumers before, during and after moviegoing. NCM is leading the cinema advertising industry as it transforms into a data-first media company, reaching audiences at scale with the most engaging content.
“Our agreement with NCM expands the opportunities for our studio and brand clients to plan, buy and optimize video investments holistically across the biggest screen in the house and the biggest one in the neighborhood,” said Holly Lun, SVP Enterprise Sales at iSpot.
“Our agreement with NCM expands the opportunities for our studio and brand clients to plan, buy and optimize video investments holistically across the biggest screen in the house and the biggest one in the neighborhood,” said Holly Lun, SVP Enterprise Sales at iSpot. “We applaud the innovation and transparency our partners at NCM are forging here.”
NCM has one of the largest deterministic and probabilistic data sets of the moviegoing audience in the industry with over 274 million data records, giving brands a 360-degree view of recent consumer behavior. Marketers can leverage NCM to execute advanced audience-matching against key geographic, behavioral, and contextual targets on the big screen, as well as use the NCMx capabilities to retarget moviegoers with digital ads and mobile offers. Catalina, Affinity Solutions, PlaceIQ, Crossix and Kochava are also partners.
“NCM’s integration with iSpot further delivers on our mission to provide our partners the ability to plan and buy premium inventory in a unified manner across all screens, including the coveted big screen. The iSpot deal also advances NCM’s value to advertisers by further proving that cinema is truly one of the only mediums where advertisers can reach the elusive young, diverse audiences at scale,” shared Manu Singh, SVP, strategic insight & analytics at NCM.
National CineMedia (NCM) is America’s Movie Network. As the largest cinema advertising network in the U.S., NCM unites brands with young diverse audiences through the power of movies and popular culture. NCM’s Noovie® pre-show is presented exclusively in 50 leading national and regional theater circuits including AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (a subsidiary of Cineworld Group PLC. LON: CINE). NCM’s cinema advertising network offers broad reach and unparalleled audience engagement with over 20,600 screens in over 1,650 theaters in 195 Designated Market Areas® (all of the top 50). NCM Digital and Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) goes beyond the big screen, extending in-theater campaigns into online, mobile, and place-based marketing programs to reach entertainment audiences. National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCMI) owns a 47.4% interest in, and is the managing member of, National CineMedia, LLC. For more information, visit www.ncm.com and www.noovie.com.
iSpot.tv is a cross-platform TV measurement company trusted by brands and networks to deliver fast, accurate and actionable information the marketplace can use to transact. Its real-time, always-on platform measures all phases of the TV advertising lifecycle from creative testing to audience verification, to business outcomes and brand impact, empowering brands to justify, optimize and invest with confidence. iSpot persistently measures TV-device impressions and second-by-second attention for all TV ads in a unified manner across linear, time-shifted, VOD, streaming environments and Out of Home environments. A trusted currency provider for networks, ad delivery platforms and agencies, iSpot uses its proprietary systems for bringing transparency into TV advertising at unparalleled scale. The company delivers its solution in real time via intuitive and modern dashboards as well as APIs and customized analytics. iSpot.tv has hundreds of brands and all major TV networks licensing its enterprise solution and has become a trusted currency for networks, brands and agencies. Founded in Bellevue, Washington in 2012, iSpot has offices in major cities across America.
Viant, G2 | August 02, 2022
Viant Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: DSP), a leading people-based advertising software company, today announced that it has been named a Leader in the G2 Grid® Report for Demand Side Platform (DSP), Summer 2022. Products in the Leader quadrant are rated highly by G2 users and have substantial market presence scores overall.
G2, is one of the world's largest and most trusted software marketplaces, helping businesses discover the right solutions to tackle their business challenges. Based on user reviews, they named Viant’s advertising software, Adelphic, as a Leader in the DSP category, based on customer satisfaction ranking (based on user reviews) and market presence (based on market share, seller size and social impact).
95% feature rating on Viant’s Targeting
91% of users enjoy Viant’s Quality of Support
90% of users rated Viant 4 or 5 stars
“At Viant, our goal is to make it easy for companies to buy an ad anywhere, and then help them measure the impact of that ad spend. Receiving this acknowledgement from user reviews, is a solid testament that we’re delivering just that,” said Tim Vanderhook, Co-Founder and CEO, Viant. “We are grateful for this recognition from G2 and certainly from our users.”
“At Viant, our goal is to make it easy for companies to buy an ad anywhere, and then help them measure the impact of that ad spend. Receiving this acknowledgement from user reviews, is a solid testament that we’re delivering just that,” said Tim Vanderhook, Co-Founder and CEO, Viant.
G2 is the world's largest and most trusted software marketplace. More than 60 million people annually — including employees at all of the FORTUNE 500 — use G2 to make smarter software decisions based on authentic peer reviews. Thousands of software and services companies of all sizes partner with G2 to build their reputation, manage their software spend, and grow their business – including Salesforce, HubSpot, Zoom, and Adobe. To learn more about where you go for software, visit www.g2.com and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Viant® (NASDAQ: DSP) is a leading advertising software company that enables marketers to plan, execute and measure omnichannel ad campaigns through a cloud-based platform. Viant’s self-service Demand Side Platform, Adelphic®, powers programmatic advertising across Connected TV, Linear TV, mobile, desktop, audio, gaming and digital out-of-home channels. In 2022, Viant was recognized as a Leader in the DSP category, earned Great Place to Work® certification and Co-Founders Tim and Chris Vanderhook were named EY Entrepreneurs of the Year. To learn more, please visit viantinc.com.
MondayOff, Sonic Odeeo | August 15, 2022
Casual game studio MondayOff has tapped into the power of audio advertising by integrating Odeeo’s PlayON SDK, unlocking significant incremental revenue from their hit titles including Wanted Fish. Since launching their partnership in late 2021 with Odeeo, MondayOff has achieved an incremental 7% revenue lift without negatively impacting player retention.
As developers seek to balance increasing ad monetisation with keeping players engaged, audio ads have emerged as an additional way to incorporate ads into games while limiting interruption. Odeeo has worked to pioneer easy-to-integrate, powerful solutions for developers, and has forged global partnerships to bring leading brand advertisers into gaming environments.
“Odeeo has been a strong partner of ours since 2021. Thanks to their full support this partnership enabled us to generate a 7% incremental revenue lift even though we are using only one of Odeeo's ad formats. The results were beyond our expectations. Odeeo is an ideal partner, providing an outstanding product with great value to our business,” says MondayOff CEO Dunkun Kang.
Odeeo co-founder and CEO Amit Monheit adds, “MondayOff is leading the way for their peers by showing how audio ads are a win-win-win for developers, advertisers, and players."
Odeeo co-founder and CEO Amit Monheit adds, “MondayOff is leading the way for their peers by showing how audio ads are a win-win-win for developers, advertisers, and players. We’re excited by the success that Odeeo helped them achieve with US audiences, and we look forward to continuing to innovate with them as our product set expands.”
About Sonic Odeeo
Odeeo is a fast-paced startup with a mission to create a better in-game user experience that respectfully connects gamers, developers, and brands through audio innovation. Our flagship product, PlayON™ SDK, introduces a new ad format that moves beyond the current limitations of interruptive advertising and provides real value to both brands and game studios.
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Outhum Media | August 19, 2022
Outhum Media, a programmatic digital outdoor advertising company, introduced an easy-to-manage DOA (Digital Outdoor Advertising) application. The platform was created to cater to the advertising and marketing solutions of businesses, all under one roof.
The user monitoring, customer-centric platform offers hassle-free means to start an ad campaign without the worry of finding the right channels or managing multiple accounts. The cloud-based ad booking platform lets businesses pay as per requirement on their fully synced app with real time alerts. DOA is ideal for businesses that wish to garner visibility from a wide audience at multiple locations.
The user-friendly interface is simple and easy to navigate, making it convenient to create and manage ads. The platform also has a wide range of templates and options to enable customers to build an ad that aligns with their brand. Post the completion of the set-up the user can make the ad live with a click of a button.
Shashank Tiwari, Director states, "Traditionally, placing an ad on an outdoor advertising platform is time-consuming and tedious. Being aware of the burdens, Outhum's DOA serves as the unique solution with an online accessible centralized control panel, remote monitoring, and Ad booking platform."
Shashank Tiwari, Director states, "Traditionally, placing an ad on an outdoor advertising platform is time-consuming and tedious. Being aware of the burdens, Outhum's DOA serves as the unique solution with an online accessible centralized control panel, remote monitoring, and Ad booking platform. The outcome of the ads can be accessed through the website or mobile App (Android & iOS). Eventually, we will be the pioneering IoT advertising company that provides cost-effective and efficient promotion using IoT technology."
About Outhum Media
Outhum Media is one of India's first IoT & AI enabled digital advertising platform that can remotely control the content of Digital Display.
Outhum Media is a company that is singularly focused on providing affordable digital advertising platforms to small and big businesses alike.
We offer Mall branding to our esteemed clients at highly affordable prices. Our LED screens can be used to market your products and services. In this manner, you can have your advertisement running exactly where and when you want by accessing your account from anywhere in the world.