Archive for the 'Scuttlebut' Category

Panasonic At Milano Salone 2016 With 140 screen ‘KUKAN’ – The Invention of Space Installation

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

OSAKA, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation will be taking part in the Milano Salone 2016 in Milan, Italy, April 12-17, with an installation designed with the theme ‘KŪKAN’ The Invention of Space. The installation will feature 140 55” screens arranged into seven pillars that will showcase Japan’s unique view of the world and the beauty of its […]

New Navy Yard Installation, Washington from @OutfrontMediaUS

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

New York-based OUTFRONT Media Inc., one of the largest out-of-home media companies in the U.S., this week (March 28/16) announced the next deployment of its ON Smart Media platform with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The new high-function ON Smart Media displays were installed last Wednesday (March 23/16) at the entrance/exit way of the Green […]

An Englishman in New York (w/ @LinkNYC)

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

“I came, I saw, what manner of beast is this New York, you talk a little bit left of centre A scream, a shout, New York is throwing its weight about” Godley And Creme – An Englishman In New York

Chief Launches a Technology Solutions Group

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

Andrew Neale

AV Mounting Solutions vendor Chief has announced a Technology Solutions Group which they say will better serve customers with digital signage rollouts. The group aims to provide a full service offering to manufacturers, content providers and their end users; i.e. product phase recommendations, site surveys, pilot phase support, project management, product modifications and engineering assistance […]

Gary Klassen Joins Christie

Friday, March 25th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Gary Klassen, recently the director of architecture and innovation at BlackBerry, has joined Christie, the Kitchener, Ontario-based company that creates and delivers some of the world’s best visual and audio experiences, as director of solutions software. Klassen will focus on growing a development team to expand Christie’s software capabilities, which will enable the creation of […]

Silvercast Launched As New Billboard Company

Friday, March 25th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Partners Gary Grossman and Justin Rinko, both formerly in senior sales positions at Van Wagner Outdoor and OUTFRONT Media, have set out on their own, launching Silvercast, a new billboard company in New York. The partners, who have hopes of expanding as a new network across the US, are launching Silvercast with 11 static boards […]

Panasonic Helps Petersen Automotive Museum Revamp

Friday, March 25th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

We only recently learned about this, but Panasonic played a key role in the renovation of the Los Angeles-based Petersen Automotive Museum, which reopened in December following a 14-month long project that placed significant focus on technology to make the exhibits relevant from an experiential point of view. Founded in 1994, the museum explores and […]

VeriFone’s Curb To Get New Features

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Verifone Taxi Systems, which acquired the Curb cab-hailing app last fall, will launch an advance-booking feature in New York with a pilot project next month. It will be the first of its kind among several of the city’s various ride-hailing apps, and, if all goes as expected, it will launch across the city with Curb […]

Vivitek Expands Product Line with NovoDS

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Fremont, California-based Vivitek Corporation, a brand of Delta Electronics and a manufacturer of visual display and presentation products, has officially released the company’s latest digital signage solution, the NovoDS. Vivitek’s new NovoDS, a solution for those looking to create dynamic multimedia content, features 36 signage templates and one customizable template. Designed with a complete user-friendly […]

AdSemble Introduces Self-Service Marketplace For DOOH Media Co’s, Expands To NY And LA

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

AdSemble, San Jose, California, has launched AdSemble Marketplace, the first self-service marketplace for digital out-of-home media companies. The March 22/16 launch coincides with AdSemble’s expansion into the New York City and Los Angeles metropolitan regions. The new markets will add significantly to AdSemble’s existing digital out of home media inventory, which currently represents 277 sign […]