Archive for April, 2010

#ScreenMediaExpo – Heroes And Zeroes

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Well it’s a bank holiday weekend here in the UK (Monday 3rd May is a vacation day) so we have only one proper working day (Tuesday) between now and #ScreenMediaExpo (May 5th and 6th, Earls Court, London). Mark Pigou and his team seem to have done an excellent job leading up to the event and […]

The Two Minute Guide To Video Walls

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Andrew Neale

Nice story from Blair Parkin (from Visual Acuity) over on Installation Europe – which is, as it says, a two minute guide to video walls… About Visual Acuity Acuity is an award-winning leading consultancy, offering long-term, independent and unbiased strategic, consulting, design guidance and operational advice to clients in all areas of new-media, visualization & […]

Carrefour Italy Making Decision Or No?

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Giuseppe Andrianò

Here in Italy there are so many rumors around a possibile agreement between Carrefour and an Italian satellite operator (with regard digital signage and Instore Radio). Nothing officially confirmed as usual. In the past they (Carrefour) put together a very professional and detailed tender but the result was so strange – nothing happened 😉 Personally […]

#ScreenMediaExpo – SA Digiadvan Stand J1

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

SA Screen Media, headquartered in Meadowfield, Durham, is showing off its interactive SA Digiadvan at Screenmedia Expo, stand J1, and I’m personally looking forward to seeing it in ‘real life’ after viewing it in action several times over the Web. SA Screen Media develops and executes interactive marketing campaigns on behalf of the world’s leading […]

Access 360 Media Announces Arena Deal

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

As we announced first back on April 8, Access 360 Media finally got around to formally announcing its acquisition of Arena Media Networks yesterday, but, interestingly, the press release had been massaged so much that the facts (Arena’s Feb. 8 Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing for example) and purchase figures involved were conveniently ignored – […]

Parallel Worlds: Outlook 2010- Manila’s First Digital Out of Home Forum

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Manolo Almagro, Weekly Columnist

This week’s Parallel Worlds post comes to you from the Philippines – a place that is arguably Asia’s largest English speaking AND westernized country. It’s summer time here in Manila, which means that on a cool day the temperature bottoms out at about 35 degrees Celsius (that’s 95 F. for the folks that didn’t adopt […]

DOOH Media Summit – Last 2 Passes To Be Won

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Chris Sheldrake

Every day this week we have two free passes (worth GBP 295 each) to give away for the Media Week – DOOH Media Summit on May 6th running in conjunction with #DOOHExpo and #ScreenMediaExpo. Today (Friday) the question is: “How much did Scala likely pay for SignChannel in the acquisition announced yesterday”

CEO Spotlight – Raúl Nuñez, ViuOne, San Salvador

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, in the CEO Spotlight, we welcome Raúl Nuñez, COO, ViuOne, San Salvador, El Salvador We don’t seem to have much background on you before you sort of ‘came out of the woodwork’ with the public announcement that ViuOne had chosen Aerva as its software partner for your network. I do know you worked […]

Advertising Age Access 360 Confirmation

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Advertising Age confirmed Thursday in a story ‘Access 360 Plucks Arena Media Networks From Chapter 11‘ what we told you first back on April 8th that ‘Access 360 Media Purchases Arena Assets‘ Worth a read, even if only for the figures, and hats off to Access 360 Media for getting the story in AdAge.

RMG Doubles In-Flight Entertainment Audience

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Via a new multi-year advertising sales agreement with Delta Air Lines for select in-flight video network placements, on-board promotions and airport lounge media properties, San Francisco-based RMG Networks has literally doubled its Inflight Entertainment Network audience.