Archive for February, 2013

Elvis Helps Open #dse2013

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Here we see Elvis helping Chris Gibbs and the main sponsors of the event open #dse2013 on Wednesday… The organisers are expecting more attendees than last year (last year’s attendance was 4,024) and judging by the crowds on day #1, plus all the smiley, happy exhibitors with crowded booths and overflowing lounges, that should easily […]

HP Announces New Digital Signage Players

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Maddie Cotterill

HP has announced two new affordable media players that can be coupled with HP’s digital signage displays to help retail and hospitality businesses bring stunning, informative, interactive digital experiences to clientele. The new HP MP6 Digital Signage Player can be deployed by retailers to meet the most demanding dynamic content requirements. Using the latest Intel […]

Ronin Needs Cash To Live Past May

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Wireless Ronin Technologies, Inc. (RNIN) snuck their earnings out Tuesday evening (Q4 2012 Results Earnings Call February 26, 2013 4:30 PM ET). Their CFO says they need cash to live past May. We note that they have hired an advisor and are, we quote “considering strategic alternatives”. These folks are still burning cash at the […]

NEOCAST Digital Signage Platform 4.0

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Sarasota, Florida-based Real Digital Media, provider of the enterprise class NEOCAST digital signage platform, has officially released version 4.0, whose latest enhancements build upon the platform history of streamlined workflows and ease of use design, while setting what the company says is a new standard for advanced network management and audience engagement in the digital […]

Do All Asians Look Alike? #dse2013

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Manolo Almagro, Weekly Columnist

I’ve had a lot of bizzarre and funny things happen to me over the years at these shows. It always makes for good conversation when I catch up other industry veterans and we reminisce about “DSE shows past”. Crazy stuff happens to me like… equipment falling on me, being harassed by booth attendants, random people […]

STRATACACHE’s Interactive Customer Engagement Solutions

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Dayton, Ohio-based STRATACACHE/a>, provider of scalable, high-performance digital signage, content distribution and enterprise video acceleration technologies, is showcasing its latest customer engagement technologies at Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas. Stratacache (booth #415) is showing its latest retail, financial, and quick-service digital media solutions. Increasing consumer recall five to seven times more than a standard […]

It’s Not All Hard Work At #dse2013

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

The VIP Reception held Tuesday night in conjunction with Digital Signage Expo offered a great chance to network with DSE attendees from around the globe at the lovely Sky Villa Tuscany Suite in the Las Vegas Hotel. Here DailyDOOH’s Gail Chiasson shares a few minutes with Garry McGuire, CEO, RMG Networks after touring the luxurious […]

#dse2013 Points @DPAads Summit Panel

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Bob Martin moderated a strong panel, looking at what is going on in the industry during the Digital Place-based Advertising Association conference on Day One of #dse2013 in Las Vegas. The panel consisted of – as seen L-R in the accompanying photo – David Matera, CEO and founder, OOH Pitch Inc.; Daniel Wilkins, president, n2; […]

MicroTiles Motion Responsive At Public Utilities Locale

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Christie and Obscura Digital have installed a striking panoramic display of 160 Christie MicroTiles installed in the lobby of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) headquarters. The SFPUC Digital Arts Wall is a seamless curved digital canvas that provides an interactive educational experience for the public and an infrastructure for new content to be […]

AOPEN Unveils New Global Brand

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

BroadSign weren’t the only one to unveil a new logo here at #dse2013, with AOpen also getting in on the act… AOPEN partnered with Australian-based designers RED DESIGN GROUP to create its new look.