Haivision Integrates Intel’s Anonymous Viewer Analytics


Haivision recently announced an integration of its CoolSign digital signage solution with the Intel Audience Impression Metrics Suite (Intel AIM Suite) to deliver a new audience detection solution. With the Intel AIM Suite integration, CoolSign now offers sensor technology for anonymous viewer analytics to enable intelligent digital signage installations that deliver relevant, real-time content to […]

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London Deploys Digital Smart Bins


The following is reprinted with permission from the Digital Screenmedia Association (DSA). For more information, go to http://www.digitalscreenmedia.org. A new digital screen network just sprang up on the streets of London. In the simplest terms, it’s a digital trash can network. The “smart bins” are recycling stations with LCD screens affixed to each side. Renew, […]

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Keynote Breakfast Panel – Digital Signage 2020: Eyes on the Future


This thought leadership panel features four prominent industry experts sharing their vision of the underlying technologies and driving forces shaping the future of the digital signage industry. As their companies represent a wide range of technologies — from processors to glass, from networking to telecommunications — their anticipated insights, some of which are expressed below, […]

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Digital Signage Saving Millions In Plant Costs For Flooring Giant


LA-based software firm UCView has posted a nice white paper about work it did with the world’s biggest flooring supplier, Georgia-based Mohawk Industries. It’s interesting because along with sorting out how to get HR and other company information out to masses of workers who don’t have or need company emails, the software is being used […]

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rAVe Scoop: Almo ProAV Named Exclusive U.S. Distributor for NanoLumens


Almo Professional A/V has been named the exclusive national distributor for NanoLumens Inc., a manufacturer of of ultra-slim and lightweight flexible and rigid LED displays for use in DS, large format and signage applications. “As the exclusive national distributor of NanoLumens, we’re uniquely positioned to bring an entirely new business opportunity for displays to our […]

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Montreal, Nashville Firms Combine on Super Bowl Projection Mapping


If you watched the Super Bowl and weren’t in the kitchen at halftime frantically looking for more beer you probably saw the “Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show” featuring Madonna and a pile of people, most of whom don’t feature in my iTunes collection. OK, none. What was great to me and countless AV/digital signage […]

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Visix Partners with Visual Electronics for Real-Time DS Messaging


Visix just announced a strategic partnership with Visual Electronics, Ltd. (VEL), a real-time data integration and messaging provider. The companies have agreed to develop cooperative sales, marketing and technology initiatives for the digital signage market. VEL will provide middleware and data integration capabilities that enable Visix to incorporate high-end real-time data display for its digital […]

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DSE’s Content University and Hands-On Content Workshop Offer Sourcing, Creative Solutions and Programming Guidance


DSE will present an all-new Content University Seminar Program and Hands-On Content Workshop designed specifically to help those who are now managing and operating place-based or out-of-home networks develop successful content strategies and improve their content creation. DSE’s Content University Seminar Program, to be presented in Las Vegas March 7-8, 2012, is part of DSE’s […]

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Challenges Facing Retail Adoption of Digital Signage


The digital signage industry is poised for sustained growth (the economy notwithstanding), in verticals such as education, place-based advertising and hospitality. Retail adoption, on the other hand, is slower than many had anticipated for a variety of reasons. We address some of those reasons here, as well as discuss how integrating digital signage into other […]

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Chief Launches Another Mobile Video Wall


Chief announced plans recently to release a new Fusion Series mobile video wall cart this spring. The new freestanding solution makes it possible to construct video walls in prominent locations for temporary situations or when a wall-mounted installation is not an option and accommodates most 40–65” (102-165 cm) displays. Available in two configurations, the freestanding […]

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Alan Brawn Assumes DSF Chairmanship


The Digital Signage Federation (DSF) has announced the election of its new 2012 board of directors. Per the DSF by-laws, Alan Brawn of Brawn Consulting assumes the chairmanship, while the current chairman, Bob Stowe of Wendy’s International, becomes immediate past-chairman. Philip M. Cohen of Care Media Holding Corp. has been elected vice-chairman and Kim Sarubbi, […]

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What Children Can Teach Us About Simplicity, Intuition and Curiosity


The following is reprinted with permission from the Digital Screenmedia Association (DSA). For more information, go to http://www.digitalscreenmedia.org. It is simple — if you want to make a touch screen anything, for it to be successful, the experience must be intuitive. And if you want to make it intuitive, here’s a few suggestions: 1. Look […]

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SMS to Show Free-Standing DS Enclosure at ISE


Dubbed the Media Cabinet, SMS’s new digital signage enclosures allow LCDs from 40-55″ to be integrated as free-standing displays or against walls or columns. The SMS Media Cabinet Indoor Wall can be mounted on walls, pillars and similar locations, and is equipped with what SMS claims is unbreakable Hammerglass that protect the displays from damage. […]

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ComQi Launches New Mobile Apps for Digital Signage


ComQi announced the launch of five new place-based mobile applications interacting with digital signage displays in a retail venue. Powered by ComQi’s Interaction Manager, these mobile Apps include: voting, information and couponing, group buying, quizzes and games. According to ComQi, consumers can connect to the Interaction Manager platform with their smart phones through a variety […]

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Companies Serve Up Real-time Analytics For Corporate Communications


I don’t write a lot about corporate communications projects because they rarely seem to get discussed, perhaps because the jobs are smaller one-offs done by resellers and integrators with non-existent PR machines. However, there’s a lot of those jobs out there. Of course, one of the big challenges with corporate comms jobs is figuring out […]

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