Archive for the 'Scuttlebut' Category

#dse2016 Doing Digital Signage Right The First Time

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

#dse2016, positioned as the world’s largest international trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks, will include an hour-long session titled, ‘Doing Digital Signage Right the First Time as an Integrator’ as part of its four-part Digital Signage Program designed specifically for AV Professionals and Systems Integrators, or […]

Carrefour Spain Digitises POS w/ Digital Signage

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Maddie Cotterill

800 screens and interactive kiosks at more than 65 points of sale across Carrefour’s retail estate in Spain is the result of a joint project with Neo Advertising. The aim, we are told , is to develop a new means of communication with the customer: direct, multi-channel and hopefully effective. We haven’t seen it of […]

#ISE2016 @Navori Labs 2 Introduce QL StiX 3500

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Andrew Neale

Did you know that the Swiss digital signage software specialist Navori Labs was the first digital software company to develop a native Android player in 2012? Back then it offered the same content playout features as its Windows player to ensure that networks could harmoniously support a mix of players. At #ISE2016 and at #dse2016 […]

Matrox to Unveil New Product(s) at #ISE2016

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Andrew Neale

At #ISE2016 Matrox Graphics Inc. will feature of series of interactive demonstrations designed to show integrators and developers the power and flexibility of Matrox products for digital signage, control rooms and AV-over-IP applications. Digital Signage. A new Matrox product will be unveiled at #ISE2016 that will power a 3×3 video wall, making it ideal for […]

Ross Honey New President/COO At @TouchTunes

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

We see that Ross Honey has quietly made the move into TouchTunes Interactive Networks as president/COO although there hasn’t been any release on this, as far as we know (you can see his LinkedIn profile here which clearly states that he is President/COO). Honey, recently an advisor for Overdog, was earlier with Microsoft as general […]

Edmonton Says Hello To @CCOCanada

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

The wintry streets of Edmonton, Alberta, got a little brighter this week, when Clear Channel Canada announced its arrival with bright city-wide campaign. Clear Channel Canada rolled out a city-wide transit shelter campaign featuring 20 bright pink signs that even the most exhausted and weather-worn commuter will find impossible to miss. Clear Channel Canada won […]

Changes at Top of @Touchtunes?

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

It looks like there have been some executive changes at the top of Touchtunes. Rumour is that nice-guy Jim Wilson, former COO is out and that they (one can only imagine it is their private equity business Searchlight Capital / whoever-makes-up-their-board) has brought in a new President and a new COO.

Programmatic Buying & Marketplace Workshop

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

The next City Briefing from the Ministry of New Media is a Programmatic Buying & Marketplace Workshop which will be held in London during London Digital Signage Week on Wednesday May 18, 2016. London Digital Signage Week takes place May 16-20, 2016 and like its counterpart in New York, the week includes events for retail, […]

New @DSFederation Chairman Randy Dearborn

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

The Digital Signage Federation, independent not-for-profit trade organization serving the digital signage industry, has elected its new 2016 Board of Directors, with Randy Dearborn, vice-president, multimedia technologies, MGM Resorts International, as 2016 chairman. Former chairman Ken Goldberg, CEO, Real Digital Media, will now head the Past Chairman’s Council. Moving into the Vice Chair role is […]

The Road Ahead @fepeOOH President Antonio Vincenti

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

If there is anyone to whom the words ‘passionate and protective’ of the out-of-home and digital out-of-home industry can be applied, it would be Antonio Vincenti, current president of FEPE, the worldwide association of outdoor advertising companies. FEPE stands for the Federation European Publicité Exterieur (its French name due its founding in Paris in 1959 […]