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Crowds Throng SCALA/Vanten Booth, DS Japan

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Chris Phelan

Digital Signage Japan 2009 which was part of this years InterOP at Makuhari Messe was a big success. Here we see huge crowds thronging the SCALA/Vanten booth… Se our other coverage of the event here

130,993 Visitors To Digital Signage Japan 2009

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

Chris Phelan

Digital Signage Japan 2009 was a big success, attracting 130,993 visitors. Although the event was held simultaneously with Interop 2009 and Internet Media Convergence 2009, it was by all accounts, the busiest of the three expos. Attendees swamped the booths at DSJ 2009, keeping exhibitors busy for the entire 3 day show. The event was […]

Digital Signage Consortium Japan

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

Chris Phelan

The Digital Signage Consortium of Japan is a 141 member organization dedicated to promoting and advancing digital signage in (you guessed it) Japan. Co-Founded and run by Board Member and Director Yasuji Eguchi, a digital media consultant with deep contacts in Tokyo’s Tech, Media and Start up circles. Mr. Eguchi reports that the DSC (as […]

Digital Signage Japan 2009

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Chris Phelan

In just two weeks Digital Signage Japan 2009 event will begin. It is a part of the larger Interop Media Convergence event. This is the first year they have broken out Digital Signage as a seperate event so I am really looking forward to it. I will be covering the event for DailyDOOH and will […]

ClearChannel Clears out of Japan

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Chris Phelan

Just two and a half years after entering the Japan market, ClearChannel Outdoor may have decided to close up shop. The world’s largest outdoor advertising company, with nearly 1 million displays worldwide and operating in 49 countries, is we believe leaving the world’s third largest advertising market. The out of home behemoth began operations in […]

Toshiba’s LED Mobile Phone Game, Tokyo

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Chris Phelan

Last weekend Toshiba unveiled an exciting new Digital Signage interactive game in Tokyo. The game is played using the mobile phones of participants who compete to paint the most squares on the screen, while simultaneously hunting for Toshiba’s way to cute mascot called Pala-Chan.  Held at Tokyo’s famous Yodobashi Camera Flagship store in the Akihabara district,  […]

RetailTech 2009, Japan’s Largest Digital Signage Event

Monday, March 16th, 2009

Chris Phelan

RetailTech 2009 was held last week, March 3rd through 6th in Tokyo, Japan. The annual event brings together all of the the largest vendors in Japan to showcase the latest in retail information systems. Everything from RFID and IC technology to in-store promotion and logistic systems are exhibited by hundreds of vendors. This year the […]