News & Announcements

The Video Viewability Debate

Broadcast Interactive recommends the following MediaPost article, that discusses the effectiveness of online video ads. MdotLab’s AdSecure™ Platform is available at a discount for BIMLocal clients who want to review stats beyond basic viewability. Read More »

Broadcast Interactive Media's BIMvid Live Enables Local Stations to Stream Major Live Events

Live streaming of Seattle's Super Bowl parade pulls 200,000 viewers. Read More »

Broadcast Interactive Media and Shobot Enable Immediate Recording to DVR from Online Listings

BIM today announced a partnership with Shobot, a free service that allows TV viewers to record TV individual shows or even entire series to their DVR, regardless of who provides their DVR service. Read More »

Executive Q&A - Timur Yarnall, CEO of BIM and MdotLabs - Rooting out fakes in the online world

BIM helps broadcast companies develop websites and sell advertising; Mdot helps them scout fake advertising activity. Yarnall has estimated that fraud could amount to $10 billion a year, worldwide. Read More »

Broadcast Interactive Media Helps Viewers Find Free HDTV for Simple.TV's New Over-The-Air DVR

BIM today announced it will utilize its TitanTV signal prediction and data services technologies to support Simple.TV’s new personal DVR. The added support will provide consumers with a list of TV stations available over-the-air at their specific household address. Read More »

BIM spinout MdotLabs Lands First Round Funding

MdotLabs (www.MdotLabs.com), a SaaS security platform company launched to help advertisers avoid being victimized by invalid traffic, today announced it has closed a first round of venture funding of $1.25 million led by Chicago Ventures and NYC-based Great Oaks Venture Capital. Read More »

Get Money: How to Scam Big Brand Ad Budgets

Despite what agencies and vendors might claim, the Internet remains something of a Wild West when it comes to advertising. There are still plenty of nefarious actors out... Read More »

MdotLabs Follow-on Study of Phony Traffic on Pay-Per-View Networks Shows Major Brands Are Victimized

MdotLabs, launched last month to help advertisers avoid being victimized by invalid traffic, today released the results of a follow on study to its "Impression Fraud in On-line Advertising via Pay-Per-View Networks" that shows major brands well-known to most Americans are paying heavily for ad impressions that are never seen by human eyes. Read More »

BIM Adds Content Personalization With Gravity

Broadcast Interactive Media has tapped content personalization startup Gravity to help its publisher network tailor their Web sites to individual visitor tastes. Read More »

BIM Launches Video Mortgage/Lending Widget for Local TV Stations

BIM today announced that it has launched a video content widget that provides daily-updated mortgage news and advice from leading national financial expert David Lykken. Read More »

Broadcast Interactive Media Spins off MdotLabs

New AdSecure Platform will help advertisers and publishers avoid invalid traffic and assure ad campaign security. Read More »

BIM Launches Mobile Apps for Local TV Stations

Local ABC, CBS affiliates push content to mobile apps in real-time Read More »

BIM and Channel Master Introduce New Antenna Selection Tool for Consumers

This unique web utility, helps consumers that want to “cut the cord” with their cable or satellite provider, by helping them discover which antenna will capture the most available free, over-the-air programming. Read More »

BIM Launches BIMvid App for iOS

A mobile video manager for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch that allows news reporters in the field to upload videos from their mobile devices for quick online publication. Read More »

BIM Hires Dr. Paul Barford as Chief Scientist to Focus on Ad Optimization and Traffic Quality

UW Computer Science Professor, founder of Nemean Networks, is Expert in Internet Traffic Measurement, Large Data Analytics and Internet Security Read More »