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Digital Signage Japan

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Chris Phelan

Digital Signage Japan takes place this year 8th – 10th June 2011.

CEO Spotlight, Mutsuo Hoshino, PAS Communications, Tokyo

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Chris Phelan

This month, in the CEO Spotlight, we welcome Mutsuo Hoshino, one of Japan’s innovators in the Digital Out Of Home industry. Pas Communications is one of Japan’s oldest and most established OOH Big Screen media owners. Founded in 1991, the companies shareholders include Panasonic, Dentsu (Japan’s largest advertising agency), and Canon Marketing. We spoke with […]

#dsj2010 – Vanten’s Use Of MicroTiles

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Chris Phelan

Vanten made extensive use of a number of MicroTiles at last week’s Digital Signage Japan event in Chiba. Here’s a snapshot of each piece of content we did followed by a brief description… Social media scramble. Official #dsj2010 tweets, replies and mentions, all tweets related to the DSJ show; messages mailed in by cell phone; […]

Digital Signage Japan Opens Tomorrow

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Chris Phelan

Digital Signage Japan opens tomorrow (Thursday) (June 10th through to 12th 2009). A part of Interop Media Convergence 2009, this event is a technical and networking oriented forum. It will be held at the Makkuhari Messei Convention Hall in Chiba Prefecture, just outside of Tokyo. Take a look at the web site here (currently Japanese […]

Vanten KK Congratulate Christie

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Chris Phelan

Vanten K.K. ran a congrats message to Christie Digital on the launch of MicroTiles in Japan last week… Here it is running on the big LED signs at Yodobashi Camera in Tokyo and Osaka last Saturday.

Japan’s Largest Outdoor Screen About To Go Live

Sunday, April 11th, 2010

Chris Phelan

Japanese real estate developer Yunika Corporation, has announced it will power up Japan’s largest outdoor screen system The three screen system will deliver a wide variety of content in Tokyo’s Shinjuku entertainment and shopping district and is set to go live on April 16th. From Yunika Corporation’s press release we quote “It will showcase a […]

Massive Display and Digital Signage 2010

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Chris Phelan

This report is a must read for anyone who is interested in the Japan market – it is also completely in Japanese! “Massive Display and Digital Signage 2010” edition, a comprehensive industry overview with profiles of all the key players. This yearbook was initially launched when Japan led the world in outdoor LED screen technology […]

‘M Station Vision’, Tokyo Metro

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Chris Phelan

Digital Signage in Tokyo Subway

Vanten And Quividi Team Up in Japan

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Chris Phelan

Vanten and Quividi team up on Digital Signage Measurement and launch the first integrated measurement service in Japan. Vanten K.K. (Tokyo, Japan, CEO: Neil van Wouw) and Quividi (Paris, France, CEO: Olivier Duizabo) recently formed a strategic partnership where Vanten will act as an integration and sales partner to assist Quividi’s entry in the Japanese […]

Instore Media and Digital Signage, POPAI Japan

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Chris Phelan

POPAI Japan are holding an ‘Instore Media and Digital Signage’ event on July 31st. The seminar will feature interesting speakers making inroads into Japan’s instore market. Sony, B2B Solutions Departmenrt will lead off the event with a speech about their Mirutokuchannel service. The service targets supermarkets and provides value added content such as sale information, […]