AcuityAds Launches Next Generation AI Technology and Scalability to Provide Advertisers Game-Changing Performance

AcuityAds Holdings Inc. (TSXV:AT) (“AcuityAds” or the “Company”), a technology leader that provides targeted digital media solutions, leveraging its proprietary AI platform to connect advertisers intelligently with audiences across digital advertising campaigns, today announced the launch of strategic undertakings for competitive advantage in 2018. These involve enhancements to the predictive analytics and scalability of its industry leading Self-Serve Programmatic Marketing Platform.

“We have been working on a number of key performance initiatives over the past year and we are excited to be launching these enhancements that significantly increase the scalability of our Self-Serve Programmatic Marketing Platform and elevate our proprietary AI technology with next generation intelligent processing capabilities,” stated Dr. Nathan Mekuz, CTO of AcuityAds.

Acuity Launches Strategic Undertakings for Digital Advertising Technology

The launch includes enhancements to the predictive analytics capabilities of the Company’s proprietary AI technology as well as scalability enhancements to AcuityAds’ Self-Serve Programmatic Marketing Platform.

Next Generation AI Technology

AcuityAds’ Self-Serve Programmatic Marketing Platform leverages proprietary AI technology to parse through billions of data points to deliver the most relevant advertising message, to the right user, at precisely the right time.  The Company has launched its next generation AI technology, which includes enhanced predictive analytics capabilities focused on increasing the efficiency of the algorithms in finding precisely the right audiences that will deliver the most successful outcomes for a given advertising campaign.

Scalability Enhancements

This launch also includes a number of scalability enhancements to its Self-Serve Programmatic Marketing Platform including a re-architected ad bidding engine, based on the Company’s proprietary machine-learning technology, which has resulted in the platform’s ability to process more than double its current QPS (queries per second) capability.  The ad bidding engine was also tuned to more effectively leverage the Company’s big data ecosystem to provide more intelligent and optimized processing of billions of incoming ad requests to maximize campaign success for advertisers.

These scalability enhancements are expected to provide an order of magnitude improvement in performance as some initial campaign test benchmarks delivered a 100% to 200% increase in the Self-Serve Programmatic Marketing Platform’s ability to process bid requests more intelligently, at greater scale and speed.

The Company believes that the combined benefits of these enhancements will enable faster identification of audiences at a more granular level and help marketers achieve a greater ROI from their advertising spend versus competitive offerings.

“Innovation has always been at the core of Acuity’s DNA since our founding.  I believe that these major enhancements to our AI technology and scalability provide marketers game-changing performance compared to competitive solutions and vaults AcuityAds to the forefront of the industry.” added Dr. Mekuz.

About AcuityAds:

AcuityAds is a leading technology company that provides marketers a powerful and holistic solution for digital advertising across all ad formats and screens to amplify reach and Share of Attention® throughout the customer journey. Via its unique, data-driven insights, real-time analytics and industry-leading activation platform based on proprietary machine learning technology, AcuityAds leverages an integrated ecosystem of partners for data, inventory, brand safety and fraud prevention, offering unparalleled, trusted solutions that the most demanding marketers require to be successful in the digital era.

AcuityAds is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with offices across North America including New York CityBostonChicagoLas VegasLos AngelesSan FranciscoVancouverCalgary and Montreal.  For more information, visit

Disclaimer in regards to Forward-looking Statements

Certain statements included herein constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by management at this time, are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies. Investors are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Except as required by law, AcuityAds does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking statements to reflect, in particular, new information or future events.

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For further information: Babak Pedram, Investor Relations, Virtus Advisory Group Inc., 416-644-5081,; Tal Hayek, Chief Executive Officer, AcuityAds Holdings Inc., 416-218-9888,

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