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comScore, Inscape smart TV data partnership

August 10, 2018

comScore, a partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, has announced a partnership with Inscape, the largest single source provider of opt-in automatic content recognition (ACR) TV viewing data in the US.

The addition of Inscape’s opt-in smart TV viewing data adds new insights to comScore’s measurement footprint for its custom marketing solutions, which help brands understand the impact of their advertising efforts across platforms.  Specifically, the partnership will bolster ad effectiveness studies designed to help clients understand the extent to which their campaigns met ROI objectives, including purchase-behaviour and tune-in.

“Media fragmentation continues to be a challenge for marketers who are seeking ways to optimise their media investment against the activities and channels that drive the most business impact,” said Cathy Hetzel, executive vice president, commercial, at comScore. “Given the growth of smart TV viewership, we understand the importance of this partnership in our aim to deliver clients the sophisticated measurement solutions they need to grow their businesses.”

“As a leader in both TV and digital media measurement, comScore understands the seismic changes that are taking place as audiences move across platforms,” said Jodie McAfee, SVP of Sales and Marketing at Inscape. “We’re excited to augment their existing linear, on-demand, and OTT data with our opt-in ACR viewing data to power their custom marketing solutions.”

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