Artificial Intelligence

  • Not Perfect, But In-App Ads Provide Better Audience Engagement

    While they may not always capture user attention completely, mobile and in-app ads still offer better audience engagement and targeting.

    In fact, the proliferation of data and smartphones in Asia-Pacific over the past couple of years had significantly changed the way marketers approached mobile, said POKKT’s founder and CEO Rohit Sharma.

    Video, in particular, was the biggest driver of mobile ads today, while banners were losing traction, he said in an interview with ExchangeWire. With operations in India and Southeast Asia, [...]

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  • Now & Next: Deep Learning

    As our reliance on artificial intelligence (AI) grows, so do expectations that computers will come up with solutions for increasingly complex problems. In order to sate our appetite for AI, deep learning is coming to the fore. This edition of ExchangeWire’s Now & Next looks at why deep learning is proving more important than machine learning, its role within advertising, and whether its presence is a positive, or, as some believe, could lead to human extinction.

    Brothers, but not twins

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  • Consolidation of Ad Tech Has Only Just Begun: Q&A with Mark Grether, CEO, Sizmek

    On 18 July, 2017, it was announced that Sizmek had agreed to buy Rocket Fuel in a proposed USD$145m (£110.4m) deal. The acquisition was completed on 8 September, 2017, and has placed Sizmek in a tech-agnostic position. ExchangeWire speaks with Mark Grether, CEO, Sizmek, about the acquisition, what this signifies within the wider industry, and how Sizmek plans to develop its post-acquisition offering.

    ExchangeWire: Sizmek recently acquired Rocket Fuel – the leading AI predictive marketing platform in a USD$145m (£110.4m) [...]

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  • Mobile Drives SEA Digital Ad Spend; E-commerce Accounts For 30% of China Online Ads

    In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Mobile drives SEA digital ad spend; E-commerce accounts for 30% of China online ads; AdAsia buys Japanese publisher trading desk; New AU agency to tap voice experience; Dentsu turns up Amplifi in Malaysia; and Oracle unveils AU audience-data offering.

    Mobile drives SEA digital ad spend

    Mobile ad spend across six Southeast Asian markets is expected to more than double [...]

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  • Agentur-Gütesiegel vom BVDW; Evania Video und Fraudlogix kooperieren

    ExchangeWire bündelt die wichtigsten Nachrichten aus der Region DACH mit Schlaglicht-Interviews aus der deutschsprachigen Programmatic-Szene. Diese Woche: Neues Programmatic-Gütesiegel für Agenturen vom BVDW; Evania Video und Fraudlogix kooperieren; Fyber bringt neue Demand-orientierte Nutzeroberfläche; und Fünf Fragen an Volker Ballueder, Rocket Fuel.

    Programmatic-Gütesiegel für Agenturen

    Der BVDW bringt ein neues Gütesiegel für die programmatische Wirtschaft an den Start. Nach den Ad-Tech-Anbietern wendet sich der Industrieverband mit seiner Initiative jetzt an die Agenturen: Das BVDW-Zertifikat Programmatic Advertising für Agenturen kann ab dem [...]

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  • Smartphones Twice as Popular as PCs for Going Online; The Fastest-Growing Mobile Ad Formats

    ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, head of research and analysis, ExchangeWire. In this week’s edition: Smartphones twice as popular as PCs for going online; The fastest-growing mobile ad formats; and AI-powered Predictive Tech is Essential.

    Smartphones twice as popular as PCs for going online

    Twice as many adults use the internet on a smartphone than do on a desktop, as smartphones become the most popular device for [...]

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  • Video Fuels China Digital Ad Spend; Asian Consumers Choose Humans Over Bots

    In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Video fuels China digital ad spend; Most Asian consumers choose humans over bots; China programmatic ad spend climbs 78%; Aussies will shame loved brands for wrongdoing; Singapore agency offers Facebook cross-border insights; Twitter snags 35 APAC video content partners; MediaMath takes professional services to ANZ; and Rice takes up shop in HK.

    Video fuels China digital ad spend

    Digital [...]

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  • 42% Win Business with AI Products: Perceptions of AI at dmexco 2017

    With artificial intelligence (AI) the talk of the town over the past few months, it was unsurprisingly expected that this would be no different at dmexco this year. Industry Index and Wise PR carried out some custom research on the ground in the Koelnmesse, exclusively for ExchangeWire, to understand the changing perceptions of AI in the advertising industry.

    Some interesting statistics were derived from the research, with one of the most interesting findings that, of the companies with AI [...]

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  • Innovative Digital Formats to Drive Future Global Ad Growth; New Tech Builds Loyalty

    ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, head of research and analysis, ExchangeWire. In this week’s edition: Innovative digital formats to drive future global ad growth; New tech builds loyalty; and Consumer ad fatigue driving paid on-demand TV viewing.

    Innovative digital formats to drive future global ad growth

    Social media in-feed ads, online video, and other digital formats, such as paid content and native advertising, are leading the growth [...]

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  • Striking the Balance Between Human & Machine in Marketing

    Today’s marketing leaders face huge challenges. Overwhelmed by data, marketers need to move faster than ever to keep up with the pace of change; and they need to show results that have real business impact, writes Guillaume Roques, EMEA CMO, Salesforce, exclusively for ExchangeWire. 

    The good news is that every aspect of this increasingly complex role will be extensively discussed at dmexco this year – it’s a great way for the digital marketing industry to collectively learn from each other and [...]

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