Archive for the 'Scuttlebut' Category

The Secret Life of Pets, Times Square Domination

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Maddie Cotterill

WPP’s Out of Home agency Kinetic Worldwide has just unveiled one of the largest blockbuster movie signage dominations in Times Square for Universal Studios ‘The Secret Life of Pets’. Have you ever wondered what your pets do when you’re not home? The Today Show asked viewers this question last Wednesday as it showcased Kinetic’s billboard […]

APN Outdoor Outnumbered

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Maddie Cotterill

APN Outdoor’s commitment to research continues with the release of research snapshot, Outnumbered, to market today. Outnumbered, produced as both an online and hardcopy book, filled with insights into all of APN Outdoor’s formats, is further proof that they are heavily committed to the investment in and proliferation of market leading research, to propagate their […]

Oliverio Says #OOH Values are 9-12X Cashflow

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Russ Curry, Ministry of New Media

Johnson Fretty’s Gabe Oliverio, a regular attendee at The DailyDOOH Investor Conference – which takes place this year on October 25, 2016 as part of New York Digital Signage Week (Oct 24-26, 2016) talked to Billboard Insider this week about the value of Out of Home companies. Gabe Oliveiro was quoted as saying “It is […]

Ashley Flaska joins Stampede

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Former NEC Display Solutions’ Vice-President Marketing Ashley Flaska has joined Stampede as Senior Vice President, Vendor Marketing. Ashley Flaska had been with NEC Display Solutions since 2001, serving as Marketing Manager, Director of Marketing and for eight years as Vice President of Marketing – leaving the company back in May 2015. Ashley is known as […]

APG|SGA Traffic Wins Parts of Lausanne

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Maddie Cotterill

The Lausanne region public transport (tl) companies have awarded three commercial advertising tenders in and on vehicles, including métro m1 and m2 stations with effect from January 1, 2017. APG|SGA has won two of these and will be responsible for marketing all the tl’s interior analogue and digital spaces (all buses and métro). Daniel Flück, […]

Steve Hanson joins bidstack

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Maddie Cotterill

Steve Hanson has joined bidstack as CCO. He joins from Opera Mediaworks, where he was previously International Commercial Director. We understand that Steve will be direct sales, media owner and agency facing. All sales functions will be operating under his experienced stewardship.

Midwich Welcomes 30 New Employees

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Maddie Cotterill

Leading UK trade-only distributor of technology solutions, Midwich, has recently hired 30 new employees across the Group in a variety of locations and roles. Ranging from Brand Campaign Manager, Logistics Coordinator, Solutions Specialist and General Sales Manager, the new employees highlight Midwich’s ongoing investment in its people and in the areas of operation. Iain Campbell, […]

Christie Appoints @STAMPEDEglobal in Europe

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Andrew Neale

Christie has appointed Stampede Europe to serve as a distribution partner for its Business Products, LED and Video Wall Solutions. Stampede CEO Mark Wilkins said that he was confident that their successful North American collaboration would ensure continued success with the UK as a new base and marketplace. He said “Stampede has served as Christie’s […]

More on Panasonic’s OpenPort PLATFORM

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Andrew Neale

Joining Samsung’s System on Chip and LG’s webOS, Panasonic is also getting in on the act with their OpenPort PLATFORM now being supported by their AF1 display series. The AF1 Series features an Android and HTML5-based OpenPort Platform and is equipped with a 1GHz quad-core processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 8 GB of internal storage. Like […]

Both Samsung SSP & LG webOS Now Supported by @onelan_ltd

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Andrew Neale

ONELAN has announced the launch of a new System-on-Chip (SOC) software solution enabling its software to be installed directly onto either a Samsung Smart Signage display or LG’s webOS platform. While the traditional ONELAN Net-Top-Box will still offer enhanced functionality, the SOC solution facilitates direct integration with Samsung and LG’s displays making installation simpler, with […]