Archive for March, 2009

LG Electronics’ Global Trend Survey

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

German research company Pisacane Information Services is undertaking on behalf of LG Electronics a Global Trend Survey on Digital Display Network Solutions. The objective we believe is to better understand the needs and requirements with respect to digital signage and the goal is to develop a compelling solution for the market and improve the existing […]

‘Guru’ For Hire

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

It’s worthwhile repeating below what Dave Haynes wrote on his blog yesterday Monday, 30 March 2009 18:02 his local time… Written by Dave Haynes Well it has only been a couple of hours, and I wasn’t planning on posting anything, but Adrian at DailyDOOH clearly has a mole embedded deep inside BroadSign. I looked at […]

STRATACACHE Purchase 50,000 Sq Ft Office Space

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Chris Sheldrake

According to the Dayton Business Journal STRATACACHE have purchased 50,000 square feet of office space for USD 1.35 million in Dayton, Ohio. The journal says and we quote “Dayton-based Stratacache Inc. has been awarded a $585,000 loan for the company’s new corporate headquarters. According to Montgomery County property records, Stratacache purchased 50,000 square feet of […]

Mermaid New Web Site

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Chris Sheldrake

Mid February we wrote ‘Danish Mermaid Acquires Something Swedish‘ and now the new web site is up and running, see http://www.mermaid.dk/ About Mermaid mermaid technology started its activities in its current form on 1 July 2004. In 2004 mermaid technology decided to have digital signage as its primary focus. We wanted to be a total […]

Mobile Excellence Awards Open for Entries

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

The Mobile Excellence Awards, happening again this year after a successful inauguration last December, has opened for entries. Produced by Los Angeles-based Little Monster Media, a full-service packaging and event production house specializing in packaging and production for the mobile and digital entertainment industries, the Mobile Excellence Awards showcase the best in mobile entertainment and […]

Ronin Logo Loops

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Worldwide we are going to see a number of marginal ad-based networks go Tango Uniform – few of them will be newsworthy unless they are large scale networks but one likely demise that did make us sit up and listen was this network in the US that is simply sitting there playing out logo loops […]

Dynamax Stand F33, Screen Media Expo Europe

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Chris Sheldrake

Our fascination with stand design continues – below is the Dynamax stand F33 which was built by one of their own partners, Rocket Communications. Donna Shaw, Marketing & Communications Manager tells us that they will be using 4 messages at the event… Connect with your audience (which is their standard tag line) Right message, right […]

Wirespring’s New Product Revealed (Yes, We Scooped Bill Gerba)

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Manolo Almagro, Weekly Columnist

Introducing Wirespring’s “FireCast Digital Signage Easy Start” – a solution that takes 95% of the functionality currently found in the full-on enterprise class FireCast platform, bakes in a few new features, and rolls it all up in a nice, tasty little player package ,,, and admit it… we are that good – back in October […]

Heathrow Express TV Tender Process

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Heathrow Express, the first UK train service to have on-board TV, will very shortly announce a tender process for the content delivery, provision and advertising sales for what it calls ‘Express TV’. Heathrow Express has an attractive prime demographic passenger profile of: AB=71% and 62% aged 25-44. This is obviously a lucrative market for a […]

BroadSign’s Revised Sales Strategy

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Studying the ups and downs of BroadSign as we are want to do it’s been an interesting last few months looking at their sales strategy and indeed, looking at the folks they recruiting and the VAR deals they doing and about to do (expect an Ingram style deal in Europe, most probably before Screen Media […]