Archive for the 'Scuttlebut' Category

Firefly To Announce Latest Funding Round

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

We hear that Firefly, who only raised USD 21.5M in Seed Funding back in December 2018 have already had to dip back into the market and are soon to announce a further funding round. In June, they’ll also likely officially announce and expansion into New York.

Alison Maxson Joins @ScreenBeam

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Former BARCO, former Absen PR, Marketing & Communications exec Alison Maxson has joined ScreenBeam as Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications

Jonathan Glanz Joins @D3LED

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Industry veteran Jonathan Glanz has joined D3 LED as a Senior Sales Executive.

oOh! Launches A World of Unmissable in NZ

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

oOh!media has vowed to make New Zealand’s brands even more unmissable among their audiences with its increased footprint, leading data and insights offering and a restructured team to deliver powerful solutions for advertisers. This comes following the full integration of the Adshel (Street Furniture) business to form a bigger and better new Out of Home […]

Helge Haarig joins @ZetaDisplayAB

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Long time Scala employee, a veteran of almost 20 years, namely Helge Haarig has joined ZetaDisplay AB as Senior Project Manager International Business.

Geopath Adds Place-Based Measurement

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Geopath, the not-for-profit organization that provides audience location measurement to the Out of Home industry, this week finally announced that it has added measurement of place-based advertising to its Insights Suite. This long overdue addition now makes it possible for buyers and sellers to have a more comprehensive view of the total OOH advertising ecosystem.

University of Connecticut’s Hall of Champions

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Andrew Neale

Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, has partnered with Dimensional Innovations, an experience design, technology and fabrication firm, to bring new LED video displays to life for the University of Connecticut’s Hall of Champions on campus in Storrs, Connecticut. Curtis Walker, technology director for Dimensional Innovations told us “The Daktronics team worked with us every […]

Diversified Acquires Australian Business Rutledge AV

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Andrew Neale

Diversified has announced the acquisition of Rutledge AV, described as one of the top integrators in Australia,. Fred D’Alessandro, Diversified founder and CEO was quoted as saying “I’m very excited for this endeavour, expanding our capabilities into the Australian market and being a true global technology partner for our clients,” said The Rutledge team and […]

Walmart’s Intelligent Retail Lab, Long Island

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Last week, Walmart officially opened its Intelligent Retail Lab inside a 50,000-square-foot Neighborhood Market grocery store on Long Island. As you can see in the picture above, there are cameras suspended from the ceiling and sensors on shelves, which monitor the store in real time. These seem to be more for employees benefit though, rather […]

The Promise and Potential of 5G: Evolution or Revolution?

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Andrew Neale

Excitement is building as the first wave of commercial 5G deployments start to take hold. But it’s also a very confusing landscape, with varied and sometimes conflicting interpretations of what 5G is and what to expect from it. We are told that this confusion is impacting not just consumers, but also complicating the industry’s ability […]