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Introducing CTV Dynamic QR Codes by Sharethrough

Our first-to-market product automatically adds QR Codes within CTV ads when targeting Sharethrough Exchange, generating a 12% increase in attention.

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Increase In Attention*
It's Easy: Automatically Add QR Codes When You Target Sharethrough
Enhancement With Added Value—

Benefits of CTV Dynamic QR Codes

12% Increased Attention*

We've ran tests with real consumers with and without QR codes.

Performance Reporting

Provides a new level of performance reporting not available with standard TV or CTV ads.

Easy Implementation

Automatically add QR Codes with custom branding and call-to-action options.

No Extra Costs for Advertisers

Free with any CTV spend
on the Sharethrough
Exchange (STX).

* Sharethrough Research: “Understanding Consumer Behaviors During TV Commercial Breaks,” December 2021
The Attention Problem With TV—

How Dynamic QR Codes Can Improve Attention & Effectiveness of Connected TV Ads


of consumers do not pay active attention to TV ads. Once a commercial starts they are most likely to:


Take out
their phone

Switch the

the room

Mute their


The same percentage of people would likely scan a QR Code on a TV ad if the ad is relevant to them.

76% Blue - pie graph
In The Press—

A Product That Has People Talking

Our CTV Dynamic QR Codes product has gained a lot of attention in the press. See what people are saying in the articles below:

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Case Study—

We Tested Commercials With and Without QR Codes on Real Consumers

The result? Consumers that watched a commercial with a QR Code were 12% more likely to pay attention.

Without QR Code
With QR Code
Increase In Attention
Backed By Research—

Shoppable TVs Have a Bright Future


Of people have purchased a product using their phone, tablet or laptop right after watching an ad for it on TV.


Of people said they would use their TV remote to purchase or get a coupon for the product they liked in a commercial.

"Scan Rate” reporting provides directional indication of the engagement and attention to the brand’s offering.
CTV Performance Reporting—

Finally, Some Performance Reporting for Connected TV Ads

CTV ads with our QR Code technology will provide brands with more performance reporting options, therefore allowing advertisers to better optimize their connected TV placements.

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Turnkey Activation—

It's Easy: Automatically Add QR Codes When You Target Sharethrough

No additional lift for ad buyers and integrated directly in all major DSPs.

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Two Buyer Options


Automatically add QR Codes to All CTV Ads on STX
• Sharethrough pulls the clickout URL directly from your VAST tag
• Creates a QR Code that appears on your CTV ads
• Sharethrough provides scan rate reporting

Automatic With Customization

Tell Sharethrough which creatives should have QR Codes with choice to customize:
• Destination URL
• Logo in QR Code
• Call to action text
• Background color
• Click tracker for scan rate measurement

All This At No Additional Cost

Sharethrough believes enhancements like this only mutually benefit advertisers and consumers, so we include them standard without any increase in CPMs.

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Build Your Onwn Ads—

CTV Dynamic QR Codes Enhancement Specs

Video File

1080p Quality (HD preferred)
VAST, mov or .mp4


Text copy, max 50 characters

Destination URL of the QR Code

Optional: click tracker

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Background color

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