Early bird discounted registration is now open for the 5th annual VideoNuze Online Video Advertising Summit on Tuesday, June 16th in NYC. As an extra incentive, one early bird registrant will win a 55-inch TCL Roku TV, graciously provided by Roku.
The Ad Summit will once again be a premier day of learning and networking with industry leaders from brands, agencies, content providers, technology companies and others in the ecosystem. Last year's Ad Summit drew over 420 attendees, featuring 40+ speakers. This year's event will be at a new venue, the Time-Life Building's spacious 8th floor conference center. Detailed program info will be posted soon.
I'm thrilled to have 9 fantastic companies on board as initial sponsors, including Premier Partners FreeWheel and Pixability, Headline Partners Altitude Digital, LiveRail/Facebook, Ooyala, Teads.tv and TubeMogul plus Branding Partners Brightcove and Roku. All of these companies are key players in the online video advertising ecosystem and I'm honored they've decided to be a part of the Ad Summit.
If you'd like to learn more about speaking and sponsorship opportunities, please contact me.
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Integral Ad Science, which specializes in evaluating media quality for online advertisers, has acquired Veenome, a highly complimentary startup that measures specific contextual attributes of video ads. Veenome looks at web pages to determine things like whether ads are played in-banner or in-stream, how many players are on a page, what kinds of content is displayed, where the player was positioned, and more. Veenome builds on Integral's existing video ad evaluation technologies.
Mobile lifestyles are becoming more prevalent, mobile devices are getting better and mobile video content choices are exploding. No surprise then, that with lots more mobile video viewing happening, mobile video advertising is booming. A recent check-in call with Frank Sinton, CEO of Beachfront Media, confirmed this, and he also shared insights on key challenges that remain.
Topics: Beachfront Media
Synacor, which provides TV Everywhere and portal solutions to small-and-medium sized pay-TV operators, has partnered with thePlatform to integrate the latter's mpx video management system. Himesh Bhise, Synacor's CEO, told me that the deal furthers the company's goal to be a white label provider of end-to-end managed video solutions, supporting customers who are increasingly exploring a range of new services and business models.