Archive for the 'Scuttlebut' Category

DPAA Video Everywhere Summit Canada

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

The DPAA have announced a date for their Video Everywhere Summit Canada. It will take place May 29, 2019 in Toronto, at the Rec Room, 255 Bremner Blvd. Toronto, ON, M5V 3M9. This makes for a very, very busy May for our industry (London Digital Signage Week takes place May 13-17, 2019 and #OOH2019 takes […]

Making Global #OOH Smarter As Standard, @TalonOOH Briefing

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019

Russ Curry, Ministry of New Media

In New York City, on Thursday April 4, 2019 at 8.30, Talon Outdoor are holding a Breakfast Briefing ‘Making Global OOH Smarter As Standard‘. They tell us “The landscape of OOH is changing across the world, with data, technology and creativity at the heart of this global evolution. Join us at our breakfast event to […]

Mark Coxon Joins Tangram

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Andrew Neale

Tangram, an innovative creator of custom commercial interior environments and workspaces, has announced the appointment of former Barco exec, Mark Coxon as Sales Director for the firm’s Tangram Technology division. The newly created position will support the ongoing growth of the division that integrates solutions for audio, video, control and media distribution. As Sales Director, […]

Bob Strawbridge Joins ‪@ExterionMediaUK ‬

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Bob Strawbridge has joined Exterion Media as Head of Rail. We are told that he will work closely with Exterion’s rail franchise partners and will be responsible for productising Exterion’s rail offering, by combining unique first party data, packaging and pricing to bring client-focused solutions to market. Working alongside Colin McAlinden (Head of Bus) and […]

@IPtechAR Becomes Microsoft Partner

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Tristan Cotterill

Imagination Park Technologies Inc. (CSE: IP) (OTC: IPNFF) who aim to bring unprecedented augmented reality experiences to consumers and sports fans globally, announced this week that it is now a Microsoft Partner. Alen Paul Silverrstieen, President & CEO, Imagination Park Technologies Inc. told us “Imagination Park will utilize Microsoft Azure to power XenoHolographicTM, our cloud-based […]

CAS Group International Appointed By ‪@BlueFoxIO ‬

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Andrew Neale

BlueFox.io has announced the appointment of CAS Group International as its distributor in Southeast Asia, covering countries from Myanmar to South Korea—including China and Indonesia, but excluding Japan—and complementing CAS’s existing product portfolio, including BrightSign worldwide, the number-one digital signage media player, and BlueFin custom LCD screens, to name a few. BlueFox.io CEO Guillaume de […]

Mystery billboards Revealed

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

A number of OUTFRONT billboards have been baffling West Michigan for two weeks, and the advertiser has finally been revealed. The anxious-looking designs with handwritten words like neglect, abuse, and fear have been posted around the Grand Rapids, Michigan region, prompting a variety of responses and guesses as to what the meaning may be. However, […]

#AdvertisingweekEurope @DPAAOrg Cocktails

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

This week here in London the DPAA, the leading global organization for everything digital out-of-home, were once again proving that they are the masters of industry networking. Using #AdvertisingweekEurope as a base, not only did they hold two very successful, standing room only panels on the Wednesday, they held an equally well attended cocktail event […]

AOPEN Unveils Chromebox Commercial 2

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Andrew Neale

AOPEN has unveiled the AOPEN Chromebox Commercial 2, the first commercial-grade Chromebox that can power 4K screens. It can play content for two separate screens and features a slim, ruggedised design that is dust-resistant and free of moving parts, making it ideal for commercial use in demanding environments. The device is available with 7th generation […]

White City Place Wins Connected Building of The Year

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Russ Curry, Ministry of New Media

Executive Channel Network (ECN), the UK and Europe’s leading workplace communication specialist this week announced the winners of its inaugural Digital Communication in the workplace awards. (From Left to right; Nick Hiles, Asset Director, Stanhope; Su Truong, ECN; Jason Pye, Head of Events and Enlivenment, Savills; Kareena Bennett, ECN). The event, a celebration of workplace […]