Archive for September, 2013

Changes And Staff Additions At Visix

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Ed Matthews, currently CEO of Visix Inc., Norcross, Georgia, is moving this month to become chairman of the Board, while the company has also made two new hires as part of the company’s ongoing expansion and reorganization in order to meet demand for both digital signage solutions and its fast-growing services division. The new hires […]

@TDMaverick_UK Partnership With @Signagelive

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Andrew Neale

Signagelive has confirmed a new partnership with Maverick, the AV division of multi-national technology distribution company, Tech Data Group. Maverick will be using Signagelive’s cloud-based digital signage applications, including new plug-and-play offerings developed for Samsung’s Smart Signage Platform and Intel NUC, to create all inclusive packages for its channel partner and reseller network across Europe. […]

Michael Kassan Expands Advisory Role with Clear Channel

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Clear Channel Communications has announced that internationally recognized business strategist Michael Kassan will become a Special Advisor to Clear Channel’s chairmen. Kassan is the founder, chairman and CEO of MediaLink, a Los Angeles- and New York City-based advisory and business development firm that provides critical counsel and direction on issues of marketing, advertising, media, entertainment […]

The @ScreenForum At The Movies

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Guest Contributor, Lisa Goldstein

At a special breakfast briefing event to be hosted at Dolby, The Screen will look at how digital is being used to transform the cinema going experience. From mobile apps, to digital menu boards, ticket kiosks, digital foyer / screen advertising, digital projection and 3D sound – visiting the cinema has become a truly integrated, […]

Another Gr8 @ScalaInc Conference

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Andrew Neale

There are very few international events where one can listen to a Frenchman, a Finn and a Taiwanese all happily insulting each other in Mandarin over a Heineken in Holland. An Australian, an American and this Englishman was none the wiser until some quick-fire running translation revealed the main topics of conversation. Suffice to say […]

InStore Audio Network Strengthens Sales Team

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

InStore Audio Network, Salt Lake City, Utah-based in-store audio messaging company, has appointed Kevin Connolly as president of sales and Carrie Stec as vice-president sales. Connolly, former director of sales for Greater Media’s Boston cluster of five radio stations (WMJX, WROR, WTKK, WKLB, WBOS), will lead the advertising sales efforts and manage its team of […]

NYC Digital Signage Week @TPNRetail Open House

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Manolo Almagro, Weekly Columnist

TPN is a dynamic retail marketing agency that delivers commerce with imagination for clients like Bank of America, Pepsi Co and 7-Eleven. We invite all the participants of New York Digital Signage Week to drop by our agency open house and enjoy a casual happy hour in our brand new full-service bar. Attendees will have […]

Largest Tiled Electronic Paper Display Sign

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Andrew Neale

E Ink, MpicoSys and Pervasive Displays Inc. have just announced the unveiling of the world’s largest tiled electronic paper display sign at the United Nations headquarters in New York. The eWall was unveiled on Wednesday, Sept. 25 by Queen Máxima of The Netherlands and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon during the General Assembly of the […]

CEO Spotlight: Sarah Parkes, Eye, London, U.K.

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Sarah Parkes, Managing Director, Eye, London, U.K.. You are relatively new to the digital outdoor world. What did you learn at CDS Global that you’ve been able to implant into your current position? My 20-year career at CDS Global, a leading international provider of outsourced business solutions to the media industry […]

Eyal Rom Joins transSpot

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Former C-nario Inc. President has joined transSpot as Chief Marketing Officer. transSpot is described as a leading developer of advertising and content management software for the digital signage market. In separate news, we’ve added transSpot, AdStops and richvue to our Software Holocron.