10 years ago (yes, kids that was 1998) I was interviewed on a local Chicago TV show and asked to make some predictions about digital signage and its future, back then Blade Runner was seen as futuristic not Minority Report (Blade Runner was first released in 1982 mind) and it was the former and not […]
Archive for April, 2008
Who needs another CODEC? Well, anyone who needs great quality video from a low power processor – just ask Nintendo, Nokia, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, Fisher-Price etc. etc. They’re all using Mobiclip from a French company called Actimagine – its headquarters are in Paris but it already has offices in San Diego, Tokyo and Singapore. The […]
Today’s POPAI event saw Dunnhumby not turn up and POPAI fill in the presentation slot with some ‘POPAI stuff’, the Samsung guy (a nice Korean) who presented about Samsung and Terminal 5 was awful, the MaxBox Digital Retail guy was a GOOD speaker but went on far, far too long (lunch also was looming, ‘last […]
We had primed several members of the audience to ask Dunnhumby who were due to present first thing this morning at the London POPAI event if they were ever going to officially announce who had won the Content RFP process? But unfortunately they were a no-show at the event. It’s common knowledge who has won […]
The industry does itself lots of favours with campaigns such as this The MS Society, the UK’s largest charity for people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS), is using ATM:ad (cash machine advertising) to help promote MS Awareness Week. It’s part of a larger integrated advertising campaign including buses, tubes and airports. The campaign, which was […]
Magners Light seems to be targeting UK females in ‘vanity hotspots‘ (their words). The hairdressing salon network i-vu is involved as it has been reported that up to 111 hair and beauty salons, including Trevor Sorbie and Headmasters will show the new TV advertisement.
TCO White Paper We say “let the experts speak” and so point you at this white paper from Michael Willems, ENQii’s CTO, about “reducing the TCO of digital signage”
These folks in Prague, we think they were called SCREENET Digital Media Promotion also had a large LED Screen above the Tesco supermarket.
We think strange bedfellows but we believe that Broadsign are about to announce a partnership agreement involving Minicom, Philips and Ingram Micro. An all-in-one, one-stop shop for a signage solution perhaps? As Ingram Micro are masters of catalog, off-the-page selling the deal should be interesting to say the least!
I think you will agree with us when we say that the Vodafone stores in Prague need some help with their digital window signage – perhaps MediaZest or the Vikuiti guys at 3M should visit? Photo taken last week by our Head of R&D who was at a conference