Jivox Announces Interactive Video Ad Insertion for HTTP Live Streaming

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Jivox Becomes First Platform Enabling Advertisers to Deliver Interactive Video Ads Into Live Streams on Multiple-Screens


At today’s Interactive Advertising Bureau’s (IAB) Marketplace - Mobile event Jivox announced interactive ad insertion for HTTP live streaming (HLS) for mobile sites and apps that support HLS video. This latest release of the Jivox platform enables publishers and advertisers to insert interactive video ads into live television streams that are delivered to mobile devices. By doing so Jivox is enabling advertisers and publishers to realize the opportunities of monetizing programming across the TV and other screens, including smartphones and tablets.

“Viewers are increasingly accessing broadcast content from multiple devices and this requires a seamless approach to advertising,” said Diaz Nesamoney, CEO of Jivox. “With our platform advertisers are guaranteed that their interactive video ad can be seen by their targeted audience no matter what screen they are watching. This extends the reach and engagement of their TV ad buy.”

According to a Nielsen, in May 2012 there were 163 million unique U.S. video viewers who streamed over 26 billion videos. HTTP live streaming has become a standard for delivering both on-demand and live video streams to mobile devices. It provides a very scalable way to stream video to various screens and connected devices that don’t support Flash video.

As cable networks, MSOs and other content owners continue to make video content available on smartphones, tablets and other connected devices, monetizing those video streams is becoming increasingly important. Jivox enables these publishers to deliver the same interactive video ad experiences in that content across all of the devices used to consume the video content.
Jivox, recently recognized as a winner of the prestigious IAB Mobile Rising Stars Awards for its innovation in cross-platform interactive video ads, will also be speaking at the IAB Marketplace Mobile event on July 16 in New York.

Who:             CEO and Founder of Jivox, Diaz Nesamoney
When:            July 16, 4: 20 – 4:50pm
What:             Size Matters - Mobile and the Creative Canvas: IAB Rising Stars

Case study: “How to Increase Mobile Engagement by Leveraging a Larger Canvas”

About Jivox
Jivox is the leading multi-screen interactive video advertising technology company. The Jivox platform enables brand advertisers, digital agencies and publishers to deliver highly engaging video ads powered by interactive and social sharing features. Using Jivox creative tools, interactive video ads can be easily authored and served in-stream, in-banner and on mobile devices and tablets. Jivox technology eliminates typical challenges associated with delivering video ads across multiple screens and connected devices, such as HTML5/Flash, operating systems, browsers, video encoding, form factor etc. Jivox also provides sophisticated campaign performance tracking, brand awareness and purchase intent analytics for advertisers via BrandGage -- its proprietary real-time analytics platform. The Jivox platform is used by several hundred media companies and agencies including Viacom, Videology, Bloomberg, Weather Underground, Fox News, Sun Times Media, Interactive One, Starcom, OMD, FUOR Digital, GroupM and Lee Enterprises. For examples of Jivox ads see: http://www.jivox.com/demoads.

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