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The Adotas Video section focuses on the news and happenings of the online video advertising marketplace, from pre-roll and in-stream to branded content and innovative formats. Adotas is proud to provide complete coverage of the online video advertising marketplace so you can remain informed and competitive.

ADOTAS -- We recently sat down with LeadSpend Co-Founder & CEO Craig Swerdloff to talk about the history of his company and the importance of email validation. LeadSpend is a data insights company that provides a hosted solution for identifying the validity of email addresses. Customers use it...
Sizmek Inc., an independent buy-side advertising platform delivering impressions that inspire, announced its partnerships with DoubleVerify, comScore and Integral Ad Science (IAS) to grant advertisers greater workflow efficiency for HTML5 video measurement. Working in tandem with Sizmek’s data enablement, creative optimization and media execution capabilities, Sizmek’s Verification API framework provides a unified, streamlined way...
ADOTAS -- SiteScout, the award-winning Toronto-based demand-side platform, has been acquired by ad-tech company Centro for nearly $40 million in cash and stock. According to a SiteScout spokesperson, the acquisition was completed with the intention of integrating SiteScout's technology directly into Centro's buying platform. The combination of the two under...
ADOTAS – Last year, experts warned brands planning to advertise in the Super Bowl that they need to be prepared for traffic spikes to their websites, especially after airing interactive ads. Unfortunately, Coca Cola did not heed the advice, which created frustration with a mobile website that simply would...
ADOTAS -- While at ad:tech New York 2013 interviewed Sebastiaan Verhaar, Sales Director Target Content at Equinix, the world's largest IBX data center & colocation provider. Target Content Accounts focuses on the on the key magnet content companies within digital media, digital advertising and online gaming. Equinix enables these companies...
Adap.tv President Toby Gabriner issued the company's fourth-quarter "State of the Online Video Industry Report" yesterday (see above). The survey received responses from more than 700 industry professionals spanning advertisers, publishers and brands (a 17 percent increase when compared with the last study, released...
ADOTAS -- Ads may soon be illuminated right before your eyes. You may have caught my recent piece about the advertising potential and limitations of Google’s recently awarded patent for ‘pay-per-gaze’ advertising for Glass. As background for that story, I spoke with Rob Rusher (pictured), principal consultant and founder...
ADOTAS -- If you're a Facebook user, you've likely noticed that videos recently posted by your friends in your News Feed tend to play automatically, without sound, as you scroll over them. And when you scroll past them, they stop. The video would only play with audio when you...
ADOTAS -- SpotXchange CEO Mike Shehan (pictured) recently discussed the rise in online video advertising with Cory Johnson on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)  
ADOTAS -- Google has issued a fashion-forward line of Google Glass called the Titanium collection, according to AFP relaxnews. "Whether you wear prescription glasses or just want a new look, we've got four feather-light titanium frames and two new styles of twist-on shades, designed just for you," reads the blurb...