AdsWizz Launches Platform for Alexa Music Skill Developers

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The launch is in collaboration with iHeartMedia, and Assembly, Mediavest |Spark, and Mindshare Advertising Agencies

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AdsWizz, the leading technology provider of marketing and advertising solutions for the digital audio industry, announced today that the company has worked closely with advertising agencies Mediavest | Spark (a division of Publicis Media), Assembly (an MDC Partners agency), and Mindshare (a division of WPP) to enhance integrated advertising on the iHeartRadio Alexa skill. With the platform, content for existing streaming audio ads can now be customized for Alexa.

For music and radio skill developers, AdsWizz provides a suite of technical solutions for Alexa skills. The solution includes an AdsWizz streaming audio advertising SDK and access to a global ecosystem of audio advertisers.

The iHeartRadio skill allows Alexa users to listen to thousands of Live Radio stations across the country, podcasts, and custom Artist Radio stations based on a favorite artist and those similar.

“AdsWizz is proud to work with iHeartMedia, Mediavest | Spark, Assembly and Mindshare to help our skill and advertising partners learn how best to engage with their customers through voice,” said Alexis van de Wyer, CEO of AdsWizz. “Voice will change the way people behave digitally. Hence it is important that we start designing and testing new ways for brands to positively interact with customers in this new environment.”

Additional advertisers and streaming audio skills are expected to add the functionality in the coming weeks.

About AdsWizz
AdsWizz is the leading technology provider of advertising solutions for the digital audio industry. The company seamlessly connects the digital audio advertising ecosystem with its suite of platforms and software solutions. AdsWizz provides leading audio publishers with its advanced server-side and client-side insertion software, and with its audio-centric adserving and supply-side platforms. AdsWizz also operates the largest premium audio marketplace and provides ad networks and programmatic trading desks with solutions to effectively trade online audio inventory. AdsWizz powers the world’s leading digital ad-sale houses, advertisers, and audio publishers. The company is based in San Mateo, California with teams in Europe and Asia. For more information, visit us at http://www.AdsWizz.com/.

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