Archive for the 'Scuttlebut' Category

Chicago @DSFederation Meet & Greet

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Russ Curry, Ministry of New Media

The next Digital Signage Federation Meet & Greet takes place in Chicago on August 14, 2019 at the NEC Training Facility, Downers Grove, IL from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM CDT. As usual, you’ll be able to join the DSF Board of Directors, past leadership, and industry professionals at this staple DSF event. The NEXT/NOW™agency […]

Midwich Group’s New 50,000sqft+ Showroom

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Andrew Neale

Midwich Group, a specialist audio visual distributor to the trade market with operations across the UK and Ireland, Continental Europe and Asia-Pacific, has announced the opening of a new 50,000sqft+ southern showroom called Innovation House, located in Bracknell, Berkshire. The state-of-the-art showroom will be one of the largest multi-vendor experience centres in the UK and […]

Ray Carpenter Joins Simulmedia’s Board of Directors

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Simulmedia has announced that Ray Carpenter, the Chief Financial Officer for AT&T’s Xandr, has joined Simulmedia’s Board of Directors. Simulmedia is a New York-based technology company that makes two industry-leading advanced TV solutions, both powered by their own patented VAMOS software platform. D2Cx.com is the world’s first biddable marketplace for national, linear TV. Offering access […]

Brisbane CityCycle Bicycles Gets New Partner

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Tristan Cotterill

JCDecaux’s Brisbane CityCycle bicycle scheme has a new partner, namely NRMA Insurance and complete with a new blue colour scheme. The 2,000-strong bicycle fleet was unveiled in Brisbane with new blue NRMA branded mudguards with white trimming, replacing the traditional yellow colour scheme. To celebrate the new-look, JCDecaux hosted an event for commuters at Brisbane’s […]

Norm Chait Joins @UbimoInc

Friday, July 12th, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Former Mediavest exec Norm Chait has joined Ubimo as Head of Practice for OOH Solutions. Norm served as SVP and Director of OOH and Local Investment at Spark Foundry, and in sales and marketing consultancies at Vector Media and Screenvision Media.

Tracy Barrow joins Philips Professional Display Solutions

Friday, July 12th, 2019

Andrew Neale

Former Peerless-AV sales manager Tracy Barrow has joined Philips Professional Display Solutions as a key account manager, based in the north of the UK. Before joining Peerless-AV in 2014, she worked for Optoma for several years.

Jon Raines Joins ‪@NEC_Display_UK

Friday, July 12th, 2019

Andrew Neale

Former Barco exec Jon Raines Has joined NEC Display Solutions in its end user sales team. Jon’s primary role will be to manage customers in the pharmaceuticals and life sciences sector, with particular focus on key applications in meeting and collaboration spaces. He joins NEC from Barco where end customer engagement across major global brands […]

For Sale & In Trouble, What Could Go Wrong For @8OutdoorMedia

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

“Concerns Grow About 8Outdoor” wrote the thomas partnership’s Tim Thomas back in June. He wrote “Many landlords complaining of non-payment of rent and escalating arrears” and “As the June quarter day passes it has become evident that 8Outdoor have missed another round of rental payments with rumours of urgent refinancing talks with banks and other […]

Prase Media Technologies, Absen’s Latest VAD

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Andrew Neale

Absen has welcomed Prase Media Technologies into its Value Added Distributor (VAD) network. The company joins a long list of Midwich Group plc group members from France, the UK, the Netherlands, Germany and Spain, in choosing to work with Absen. The agreement will see Prase, established in 1993, promote Absen LED products in its home […]

Sony Updates Its Workplace Management Solution

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

Andrew Neale

Sony Professional Solutions Europe has announced TEOS Manage 2.0, a major update to its complete workspace management solution. From meeting rooms to reception areas, the flagship solution offers a simple, scalable and cost-effective way to manage facilities in corporate and education environments. This gives organisations the power to streamline their workplace so that device management […]