Archive for the 'Scuttlebut' Category

Rising Adoption of Digital Signage in Corporate Office Spaces

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Guest Contributor, Ben Davis

Futuresource Consulting has recently published its latest round of corporate market research providing insight and commentary into the evolving purchasing and use-models of AV solutions in corporate environments. The study is based on feedback from 500 organisations across Western Europe and the US. It accesses trends in both the adoption of digital signage solutions in […]

Glass Innovation For South African-Based Consol

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

We found this quite an unusual solution in terms of creativity. Digital design agency INJOZI recently approached Gearhouse Group with an unusual concept for their Consol Glass campaign for GREY Advertising – all of which are in or near Johannesbug, South Africa. The brief was to create a projection surface using the client’s product, in […]

Canadian OOH Revenue Continues Upward Trend

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Out-of-Home advertising revenue in Canada is up 6% in Q1 2016 compared to the first quarter of 2015 according to Nielsen. The Out-of-Home Marketing Association of Canada says that OOH revenue has seen significant growth over the last five years with this growth attributed to a number of factors: audience erosion in other media, a […]

Smart Technologies Acquired by Foxconn

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Andrew Neale

Interactive display vendor Smart Technologies has been acquired by Foxconn for USD 200 million. Last week, Smart’s one-time exclusive UK distributor Steljes went into administration.

ZeeVee ‘Starring ‘ in TV Show Tonight

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

ZeeVee products will be featured tonight, May 30, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. on Office Spaces airing on Lifetime Television. Viewers will see how ZeeVee’s video distribution solution is being used in the complete retrofit of an 11,000 square foot corporate environment. Boston-based ZeeVee Inc.is a a global manufacturer of video and signal distribution technology. The […]

OMAC Website Provides New OOH Planning Resources

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

The Out-of-Home Marketing Association of Canada (OMAC) has launched a new bilingual website that offers access to the latest OOH research while providing enhanced functionality for media planners. Users can access the results of a new Canadian DOOH study which reveals strong perceptions on the value and effectiveness of the medium. In addition, a new […]

Covenant House’s Fundraiser Supported by @CieslokMedia

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Cieslok Media, Toronto-based large-format outdoor advertising company, is supporting Covenant House Toronto to raise awareness and drive ticket sells for the organization’s upcoming Wine & Dine fundraiser event. Covenant House, Canada’s largest homeless youth agency, changes lives by providing a wide range of services and support under one roof. With the support of Cieslok Media […]

Altitude Exhibits Incorporates PixelFLEX Product For New Booth Design

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Exhibit design house Altitude Exhibits, based in Littleton, Colorado, recently incorporated PixelFLEX’s FLEXLite NXG LED video into a new booth design to creatively showcase security analytics software which it showed off at the ISC West trade show. Altitude Exhibits is a full service exhibit house that has the expertise to design and build everything from […]

JMC Capital Group Buys Vertigo Digital Displays

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

We learnt Friday afternoon some of the details of Boston-based JMC Capital Partners’ purchase of Vertigo Digital Displays, Toronto, which we announced last Wednesday – a formal press announcement on the buy will be made next Tuesday so as usual we are first with the news that matters, Ed. The purchase is believed to make Civiq Smartscapes, owned by […]

IFP Warranty Announcement from @BenQ_IFP

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Andrew Neale

BenQ has announced changes to its support and the sale of interactive flat panels (IFP) following Steljes Ltd, its sole distributor, going in to administration on May 23, 2016. The onsite warranties and technical support on units sold to reseller partners before May 20, 2016 were sold and managed by Steljes Ltd. BenQ is unable […]