Xandr has recently announced that it will avail GumGum's Verity contextual and model security know-how accessible to its shoppers.
GumGum and Xandr had collaborated since 2012 when GumGum's supply-side platform was connected to Xandr's "Make investments" DSP. Xandr is a part of AT&T that provides a global marketplace for premium advertising. Whereas GumGum is a contextual-first global digital advertising platform that captures people's attention without the use of personal data.
Xandr and GumGum's collaboration will give advertisers a certified cookieless solution that is transparent, effective, and results-driven. In addition, the combination of Verity and Xandr's extensive premium advertising marketplace will allow businesses to ensure that their ads are presented in contextually relevant surroundings.
"GumGum will be the first new contextual provider added to any major DSP in years, which signals the true shift to contextual that is happening in the industry today," said William Merchan, GumGum's Head of Verity.
"GumGum will be the first new contextual provider added to any major DSP in years, which signals the true shift to contextual that is happening in the industry today," said William Merchan, GumGum's Head of Verity. "Expanding our partnership with Xandr to offer our accredited contextual technology directly in their platform is exciting and allows us to give advertisers what they want - a cookieless solution that is proven, transparent, and effective at scale."
GumGum will now be accessible for pre-bid targeting via Xandr's Invest DSP and Xandr Curate, dramatically boosting GumGum's reach and scale. GumGum will now process more than 100 million pages per day and more than 9 billion queries per day just from Xandr. Advertisers will be able to activate Verity on Monetize SSP supply on practically any DSP using Xandr Curate. Advertisers who use Xandr's Invest DSP will be able to use GumGum's contextual intelligence solution for brand safety, contextual segments, keywords, and sentiment to strategically align their advertisements with relevant content to drive attention and brand memory.
"Many advertisers are integrating contextual targeting into their campaigns as they look to the future of digital advertising. Our integration of Verity further enhances Xandr's holistic identity offering by giving our buyers the ability to target their key audience with a sophisticated pre-bid solution that allows for multi-purpose use cases including brand safety, IAB categorization, threat classification and sentiments expressed," said Dylan McBride, Global Head of Partnerships, Xandr.
"Verity is the only accredited contextual intelligence solution to combine natural language processing (NLP) with computer vision (CV) and assess all the signals within an environment including text, image, audio, and video. Verity's capability to understand videos at a content level will be critical as more contextual signals for CTV video becomes increasingly accessible to DSPs," said William Merchan, GumGum's Head of Verity.
Currently, this integration is only available in the United States. In addition, Playground XYZ, a GumGum subsidiary, is also integrated with Xandr, allowing advertisers to use both GumGum's contextual technology and Playground's attention technology in their campaigns.