Globecast partners with SnifferCat to offer dynamic ad insertion

Workflow of the platform SnifferCat

Globecast’s OTT Platforms “will maximize its revenues”, according to the press release, thanks to the recent partnership with SnifferCat, whose solutions allows dynamic ad insertions.

SnifferCat technology provides automated, frame accurate, cue point detection for SCTE-35 tag inserts, offering dynamic ad insertion or overlay. In addition, it can identify breaks in OTT content regardless of its format or if it is VOD or live content, which permits the AI to choose the correct tag for each distribution platform. The tool can be programed with the SnifferCat’s Scheduler.

Eddie Ferraro, Managing Director of Globecast Americas, talks about the possibilities of SnifferCat: “This partnership opens the doors for our customers to deploy automated dynamic ad insertion with no CAPEX infrastructure investments, letting them tap into what is potentially a billion-dollar market.  We are delivering market-leading functionality with flexible and customizable deployment options and virtually no learning curve or software to install. In turn, this allows ROI to be maximized.”

SnifferCat also allows users to control viewership, inventory and revenues of their OTTs. The zero software footprint and scalable architecture of the platform allows users to connect to content and centralize all outbound streams and data. The company also remarks that “automated cue point detection and tagging increases opportunities to drive revenues while multi-source software allows for vendor rationalization across CMS, ad servers and CDNs”.

Tom Link, co-founder and CEO of SnifferCat, explains the benefits that the agreement with Globecast will bring to its clients: “Our product focuses on the most critical step in the OTT journey: automated cue point detection and tagging. This partnership with Globecast means that together, we’re bringing a turnkey global OTT solution to existing and future clients to create winning strategies within the marketplace.”

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