Archive for the 'Scuttlebut' Category

Sharing Valentine’s Day w/ @OutfrontMediaUS Instagram Filters

Friday, February 14th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

OUTFRONT Media Inc. (NYSE: OUT) has announced that it has developed a new Instagram filter for its Share Love campaign that ran from February 13-14, 2020. That activation brought the tradition of sending Valentine’s Day letters into the digital age and delivers a new way for people to share sentiment with loved ones. According to […]

#ISE2021, Barcelona, February 2-5, 2021

Friday, February 14th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

All of our readers will of course know that the next Integrated Systems Europe exhibition, aka #ISE2021, has been permanently relocated to Gran Via, part of the Fira de Barcelona exhibition complex in Spain. The event will take place February 2-5, 2021. Integrated Systems Events, the producers of the Integrated Systems Europe exhibition, also have […]

Ney Corsino Joins @NanoLumens

Friday, February 14th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

It appears that former Barco SVP – Americas, President and CEO Barco Inc. Ney Corsino joined NanoLumens as President and CEO sometime last month. There has been no official announcement of the move.

#ISE2020 Cabletime Rebrands to MediaStar Systems

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

Andrew Neale

MediaStar, the flagship brand of Cabletime’s IPTV, streaming and digital signage solutions is today taking centre stage as the company changes its name to MediaStar Systems. Shaun Oxenham, CEO said “Unveiling our new name and new website after 35 years as Cabletime is very exciting. Our customers have been referring to us as MediaStar for […]

Many Chinese Now Excluded From #MWC2020 Over #coronavirus Concerns

Sunday, February 9th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Late on Sunday, the GSMA, the organisation which runs #MWC2020, issued some very strict entry procedures for the show, citing safety concerns with the #coronavirus. Dear Sir, I know that the Coronavirus has created disruption, in particular for exhibitors and attendees from around the world, including the 5-6,000 (5-6%) who have historically attended from China. […]

Samsung Pares Back #MWC2020 Presence Citing #coronavirus Concerns

Saturday, February 8th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Samsung has announced that it is paring back its #MWC2020 presence citing #coronavirus concerns. The company has said that it won’t be sending as many executives to the world’s largest mobile conference as in years past, but as of Friday, the mobile industry still believes that it plans to attend. The tech press has been […]

Nvidia Pulls Out of #MWC2020 Citing #coronavirus Concerns

Saturday, February 8th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Graphics-chip maker Nvidia said late Friday that it’s shelving its plans to be at this year’s #MWC2020 citing safety concerns with the #coronavirus. The statement was similar to that of LG and Ericsson when they announced their withdrawal a few days ago. In a blog post, the company said “Given public health risks around the […]

#CoronaVirus ‪@PurelinkAV Pulls Out of #ISE2020

Friday, February 7th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

PureLink, who offer state-of-the-art A/V products and services for all types of infrastructures and levels of criticality, announced late Friday that they are pulling out of #ISE2020 due to their own concerns with the #CoronaVirus. Their statement said “Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, with great disappointment, we must announce our withdrawal from ISE 2020. We […]

#CoronaVirus ‪@MacroblockInc Pulls Out of #ISE2020

Friday, February 7th, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Taiwanese based Macroblock Inc. has announced that they are pulling out of #ISE2020 due to #CoronaVirus concerns. This follows announcements this week from LG and iiyama that they were withdrawing from the show as well.

Save The Date @DPAAorg Video Everywhere Summit Canada

Friday, February 7th, 2020

Russ Curry, Ministry of New Media

The week of June 1-5, 2020 in Toronto, Canada is filling up with events. The DPAA has announced that its Video Everywhere Summit Canada will take place on the afternoon of Tuesday June 2, 2020 and earlier this week, the Ministry of New Media announced that AdTECH: OOH – Toronto would take place on the […]