SOURCE: Unicast


December 21, 2009 06:02 ET

Unicast Powers Launch of First 3D Rich Media Ad Campaign on Homepage Leverages Unicast's Industry Leading Rich Media Formats on Its Homepage

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - December 21, 2009) - Unicast, a leader in online interactive rich media and video advertising management and services solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with to launch online ad campaigns. The ground-breaking campaigns feature highly customized rich media ads and the first 3D-enabled format to run on the homepage.

"We're seeing increased interest in rich media video advertising from large brands across a variety of categories because the format engages consumers, complements the advertisers' message, aligns with their brand and ultimately delivers positive results," explains Caleb Hill, VP of Product for Unicast. "The ads deliver all four of these elements, giving advertisers a platform to explore a variety of creative concepts and elevate their brand."

Seeking innovative ad formats to give consumers a customized, immersive and engaging experience, top brands turn to as a key publisher in their online advertising campaigns.'s industry-leading rich media ad offerings, powered by Unicast, include a pushdown, an interactive wallpaper, a custom 3D cube and a wide variety of interactive features such as videos, photo galleries, 360 tours and real-time color selection viewers -- all from directly within the ads themselves.

"At, we are constantly looking for the balance between offering innovative and compelling campaign options for our advertising partners, while maintaining a positive browsing experience for our users," said Chris Maly, Director of Digital Advertising at "Our homepage is a critical piece of real estate for us, and Unicast is a trusted partner that helps us flawlessly execute these highly customized rich media experiences that not only add value for our advertisers, but are engaging to consumers as well."

An example of a 3D campaign can be experienced on Unicast's Web site.


3D Cube:

About Unicast

Unicast has been providing state-of-the-art rich media solutions for publishers, agencies and advertisers since 1998. Integrating creative support with campaign management and detailed analytics, Unicast technologies empower customers to manage the complex process of deploying online advertising campaigns. Unicast is a proud member of the DG FastChannel (NASDAQ: DGIT) family of companies -- a multichannel distribution network of thousands of advertisers and media publishers worldwide. Today, our solutions are leveraged globally by some of the world's most esteemed brands, including AOL, Fox Interactive Media, MSN, MindShare, NBC Universal, ABC, CBS, and Initiative Media. For more information visit

About DG FastChannel

DG FastChannel (NASDAQ: DGIT) provides innovative, technology-based solutions to help advertisers and agencies work faster, smarter and more competitively. DG FastChannel delivers the standard in digital media services to the advertising, broadcast and publishing industries. Through its Unicast and Springbox operating units, DG FastChannel is a leading Internet marketing technology company providing state-of-the-art rich media solutions for publishers, agencies and advertisers. Integrating creative support with campaign management and detailed analytics.

The Company utilizes satellite and Internet transmission technologies and has deployed a suite of digital media intelligence and asset management tools designed specifically for the advertising industry, including creative and production resources, and digital asset management. More than 5,000 advertisers and agencies employ the Company's workflow toolsets. The Company has an online media distribution network of over 26,000 radio, television, cable, network, print and Web publishing destinations. For more information visit

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Contact Information

  • Media Contact
    Jennifer Olson
    Atomic PR, Los Angeles
    P: 310-689-7580
    E: Email Contact

    Unicast Contact
    Bryan Hjelm
    VP of Marketing
    P: 512-469-5900