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Stampede Invites ProAV Industry to Move Upstream

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Visibly energised by the full commitment and resources of the DCC Technology Group, earlier this week Stampede invited several hundred manufacturer partners to its 2018 United States Vendor Summit in Buffalo, New York to embark upon a new era of one-stop, one-call global distribution that will thrive upstream, away from mainstream commoditized products. Gerry O’Keefe, […]

#DSFPerks @DSFederation Credentialing Program

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

The Digital Signage Federation is now offering a unique way for members and others to invest in their professional development through a self-paced online course which teaches the fundamentals of digital signage. The course, called DSF Foundations, includes chapters with quizzes and comprehensive assessment at the end of the course. The course is designed to […]

AMD President & CEO Dr. Lisa Su to Keynote #CES2019

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

The Consumer Technology Association this week announced that AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su will deliver a #CES2019 keynote address. Dr. Su’s address is scheduled for Wednesday, January 9 at 9:00 AM in the Venetian Palazzo Ballroom. In 2019, AMD will catapult computing, gaming, and visualization technologies forward with the world’s first […]

FBI Probes US Advertising Industry

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Last Thursday and Friday, and some of the weekend newspapers, ran stories discussing the ‘industry-wide scandal’ that was now being investigated by the FBI. The Evening Standard (on Friday September 28, 2018) said that the FBI had already issues subpoenas to Omnicom, Publicis, Interpublic and MDC Partners and wrote “The investigation is looking specifically at […]

OPEN Media’s New @HotelFootballUK Digital Screens 

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Media owner OPEN Media is seemingly expanding into Manchester with their first digital screens outside of Liverpool. These two new full motion digital screens use bespoke LED technology and sit on the north and south facades of Hotel Football, positioned outside Old Trafford Stadium. The screens will actually go live on October 28, 2018, and will mark the next phase in OPEN Media’s […]

Pier 17 @ANC_PR #NYDSW Tour

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

The Howard Hughes Corporation’s redevelopment of the 400,000-square-foot area surrounding and including Pier 17 has redefined an entire neighbourhood in lower Manhattan and during New York Digital Signage Week, the nice folks at ANC, who were instrumental in the digital and LED element of the Pier 17 redesign are kindly hosting a tour of their […]

William Grant & Sons UK Experiments w/ Its First #DOOH Campaign

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

William Grant & Sons UK last week launched its first ever dynamic digital out of home campaign for Glenfiddich and its innovative Experimental Series. Devised by Posterscope, working with partners Vizeum, the campaign seeks to capture the attention of whisky fans at the right time of the day and week for enjoying a drink. The […]

SICOM Acquired By Global Payments In $415M Cash Deal

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

SICOM Systems has been acquired by Atlanta based Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN). SICOM Systems, Inc. describes itself as a best-of-breed provider of end-to-end technologies and services for quick service and fast casual restaurants, as well as food service management companies. The company offers front-of-house, middle-of-house and back-of-house solutions that help leading restaurant brands around […]

LiveDOOH Joins @DPAAorg

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

DPAA, the leading global organization for everything digital out-of-home, announced last week that LiveDOOH has joined the association. Based in Germany, LiveDOOH provides a unique ‘automation platform’ for use by media owners, retailers and media agencies. The team behind LiveDOOH’s programmatic platform is composed of highly experienced specialists in the fields of advertising, software development, […]

Prysm Customer Experience Center Open House

Sunday, September 30th, 2018

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

During New York Digital Signage Week there is a unique opportunity to see Prysm’s LPD 6K Series up close and personal. If you are upgrading a retail space, lobby, experience center, boardroom or innovation center, you will not want to miss seeing this. It is taking place at the Prysm Customer Experience Center, 1350 Broadway, […]