IAS, Gadsme partner to boost in-game ad performance transparency


Integral Ad Science, a global digital media quality company, today announced a first-to-market partnership with Gadsme, a premium in-game advertising platform. 

IAS and Gadsme

The partnership will enable IAS to verify Gadsme ad inventory globally and provide marketers with third-party viewability and invalid traffic measurement (IVT) through the IAS Signal platform.

In-game environments have posed various challenges for verification measurement, including multiple device types and platforms, which make it difficult to use a single tech suite for verification coverage. 

IAS’s solution combats this issue by enabling marketers to validate that impressions are fraud-free, verify their campaigns reach real people, and equip them with critical campaign insights. 

All media quality measurements for in-game ads are reported through the IAS Signal platform and include mobile and web browsing campaigns.

“As the global in-game advertising market continues to grow, we are excited to partner with Gadsme to further develop campaign measurability and performance in gaming environments,” said Tom Sharma, Chief Product Officer of IAS. 

“This partnership creates a new level of transparency for marketers and will ensure confidence that they are engaging real users and driving outcomes.”

Simon Spaull, Chief Revenue Officer & Co-Founder at Gadsme, said: “This announcement further solidifies Gadsme as a transformative tech leader for the gaming ad industry specifically in 3D environments”. 

“Gadsme’s non-intrusive video, display, and audio ad formats enable publishers to monetize their games without interrupting a player’s experience. 

“This is hugely advantageous to global brands and helps advertisers reach their target audience in a safe and ideal environment.  

“Gadsme is proud to partner with IAS to deliver greater transparency for our inventory, and to help drive in-game advertising forward”.

IAS is expanding integrations with gaming partners to provide greater transparency into advertising performance. 

The company said it will continue to address verification measurement across the broader in-game advertising landscape to provide advertisers coverage where it counts.