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Watchfire Signs issues ALS challenge to the signage industry

The company is nominating SloanLED, The Jordan Company and others to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and donate to the cause.

The out-of-home immersive entertainment frontier

The head of the Digital Screenmedia Association offers another review of "The Out-of-Home Immersive Entertainment Frontier: Expanding Interactive Boundaries in Leisure Facilities" by Kevin Williams and Michael Mascioni.

Real-Time Content Management for Retail Displays

Control Complex Device Networks with Intel® Retail Client Manager

Sponsored by: Intel Corporation

Is the clock ticking on an old benchmark?

A blogger questions if advances in display tech have moved the digital signage industry past OPS.

Video walls, digital menu boards and multiscreen arrays: Don't get your signals crossed

The last things deployers want in their new digital signage video walls or digital menu boards are color and alignment problems.

Making ADA Compliance Easy with Video Walls

Setting up a video wall can raise some unexpected ADA issues, but developments in mounting techniques are making the process easier.

Sponsored by: Peerless-AV

Avoiding a digital signage train wreck

More than a few digital signage installations are either a "train wreck" today or are running "off the rails" on their way into the ditch; what throws them off track?

Look into the future of digital signage

The fifth edition of the Digital Signage Future Trends report analyzes wide-ranging survey data and mines industry insights for actionable intelligence about the industry.

Regional and local banks are banking on digital signage

Mobile and online banking are shaking up the retail banking world, but as many smaller and medium-sized banks and financial institutions move to smaller branches, digital signage could be the beneficiary.

Arrow adds Seneca to quiver, taking aim at digital signage?

Global tech distributor picks up U.S.-based computer manufacturer, strengthening its digital signage footprint.

Augmented reality digital signage brings the Serengeti to the streets of Hong Kong

It's not about the content, the hardware or the software; it's about the experience. Can digital signage take people out of the everyday and give them a memorable, maybe even magical, experience?

'You want fries with that?' Why restaurants need digital menu boards

The retail food industry depends on suggestive selling, and digital signage gives deployers more control over customer engagement and the upsell.

CONNECT Summit to explore the evolving impact of mobile

Nikki Baird, Jack Philbin among the keynote speakers for the inaugural executive event focusing on mobile, retail and restaurants.

Go across the country with Art Everywhere US

Both digital signage and static outdoor advertising are making Art Everywhere US the biggest outdoor art show ever.

Digital signage takes 'Art Everywhere'

The out-of-home advertising industry, both static and digital, is partnering with some of America's top art museums to take America's greatest art to the public.

In hospitals and digital signage, the media matters

A health care wayfinding expert says installing digital signage wayfinding in hospitals means more than just hanging screens or deploying interactive kiosks.

What not to do in digital signage

A digital marketing expert takes a look at the wrong moves deployers make when rolling out digital signage.

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Digital signage points the way to corporate communications for Garmin

Amscreen Digital Solutions announced a development in its partnership with navigation systems provider Garmin that will see a series of screens installed at Garmin's Southampton-based head office.

SunBriteTV shines light on digital signage theft

Outdoor digital signage display provider SunBriteTV has introduced its weatherproof Anti-Theft Shroud Cover Kit SB-SS47-BL, "a secure way to prevent vandalism in heavy-traffic areas," according to a company announcement.

Parabit to intro new mobile-charging digital signage ad kiosk

Parabit Systems is to reveal its latest self-service kiosk, the New Aveta, at the Airports Council International-North America 2014 annual conference and exhibition next month in Atlanta.

Gilbarco teams with VeriFone at the fuel pump

Companies with combine efforts to offer payment products and create the largest at-pump interactive digital media network.

Lottery firm buys digital signage ticket

The National Lottery of Mauritius is using Signagelive's cloud-based software platform to display dynamically updated content, including lottery jackpots and, earlier this year, FIFA World Cup TV feeds in different locations as part of nationwide project to update its advertising processes.

Delta unveil's 'world's first' ultra-bright laser-based DLP video wall

Thermal and power management and display solutions provider Delta unveiled "the world's first" ultra-bright laser-based Digital Light Processing video wall at its debut at Integrate 2014 in Sydney, Australia, August 26-28, according to a company announcement.

ISA: Digital signage offers growth environment for traditional signage companies

The International Sign Association has released a new white paper, "Dynamic Digital Signage Opportunities for Sign Companies," that examines the size of the market opportunity and includes case studies of sign shops that have incorporated this rapidly growing line of business.

Stampede intros new 'razor-thin' digital signage kiosks

North American pro AV solutions provider Stampede Presentation Products Inc. has introduced a new line of turnkey, fully assembled, out-of-the-box UL-Listed digital signage kiosks.

Museum kiosks to feature famous baby boomers

Interactive kiosks will showcase an upcoming photography exhibit at Washington, D.C.'s Newseum Museum starting Sept. 26.

StrandVison adds 'People' pages to digital signage mix

Menomonie, Wisconsin-based StrandVision Digital Signage today introduced an enhanced "People" database import capability to enable its subscribers to easily add and edit pages that feature employees, associates, members and visitors.

Industry Weapon offering free digital signage 'Content Program' to subscribers

Pittsburgh-based digital signage specialist Industry Weapon is now providing a complimentary Content Program to subscribers who lack the time to create new content for their digital screens on a day-to-day basis. The program pushes fresh media, relevant to their industry, to the signage each day.

JCDecaux partners with Verizon for rollout of mobile-charging digital signage kiosks to US airports

Out-of-home advertising giant JCDecaux has completed the rollout of 169 new mobile-charging kiosks at the four largest international airports in the U.S.; the kiosks will exclusively feature Verizon advertising and content on digital signage screens.

Digital signage firms BrightSign, T1Visions land on Inc. 500|5000

Digital signage media player provider BrightSign LLC and touchscreen digital signage software provider T1Visions both announced they have been named to the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

AOPEN showcases digital signage at Gen2 Australian Retail Lab

Digital signage specialist AOPEN Inc. is opening a multimillion-dollar lab in Melbourne aimed at showcasing "the future of shopping and retail technology, from transparent displays and digital labels to virtual touchscreens and waiter-less restaurants," the company announced.

Vending kiosk micromarkets get a taste of digital menu boards

Automated food-service merchandiser Sheehan Brothers Vending has picked Mvix digital signage menu boards for its new Micromarkets (a.k.a. Contemporary Cafes) service, according to an announcement from Mvix.

Philips intros new overlay series for touchscreen digital signage

Philips Signage Solutions, operated by Envision Peripherals Inc., today announced the Touch Screen Overlay Product Series "for users to enable smooth and timely touch functions."

Deployment Logix deploys new solution for kiosk, digital signage, retail industries

Deployment Logix announced the launch of its Precision Deployment Solutions service now available nationwide.

Digital signage video wall brings USA Pro Challenge bike race to downtown Denver

FirstBank and Mood Media are taking the USA Pro Challenge, one of the biggest bicycle races in the U.S., to the streets of Denver — riding on the bank's digital signage handlebars.

Spinetix takes media players to Crestron partners

Swiss digital signage products manufacturer SpinetiX has joined the Crestron Integrated Partner Program, simplifying the technical integration of its digital signage and control solutions, the company said in a recent announcement.

Wireless Ronin finishes mergers, comes out Creative Realities

Creative Realities LLC and Wireless Ronin Technologies Inc. recently announced the successful completion of their merger, which they say results in "one of the largest and most innovative marketing technology solutions companies in the world." Under the terms of the...

AOPEN intros new fanless digital signage media player for rugged and mobile solutions

A new, fanless ultrathin media player was unveiled today by digital signage specialist AOPEN Inc., according to a company announcement.

TouchSystems intros flagship touchscreen lineup

Hutto, Texas, digital signage touch display provider today announced the company's new TouchSystems IDS Series.

Digital signage kiosks adding to advertiser lineup

Automated retailing systems provider AVT Inc. has signed up "high profile" sponsors for its newly launched kiosk digital signage advertising platform, the company said in an announcement.

Istanbul, Mexico to experience VeriFone's mobile taxi services

Company stands to provide more than 20,000 additional taxis with secure, in-taxi and mobile payments, mobile hailing and booking, and interactive digital signage content.

DC transportation digital signage firm inks its largest real estate deal

Washington, D.C.-based transportation technology provider TransitScreen has signed its largest-ever real estate agreement to provide real-time transportation digital signage displays, the company announced today.

Golf course digital signage firm registers with SEC for stock offering

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Digital Caddies Inc., a provider of digital signage advertising content to golfers, announced today it has filed with the SEC for a direct public offering of its common stock and a proposed offering for resale of existing shares of its common stock held by current shareholders.

Midwestern movie theater chain ordering up digital menu boards

Wehrenberg Theatres will be installing and employing digital signage software and managed services from Cinema Scene Marketing in each theater's upcoming conversion to digital menu boards, according to an announcement today from Cinema Scene.

Ingram Micro expands digital signage portfolio

Ingram Micro Inc. recently welcomed 10 new vendor lines to its growing U.S. ProAV/Digital Signage portfolio, according to a company announcement. The company also said that it has been named the exclusive provider of media solutions from PROconnect and Sherlock Systems.

French multitouch table powered by German projectors

French technology solution provider Virtual Sensitive is powering its interactive digital signage roundtable with eyevis-DLP-projectors, according to an announcement from German display provider eyevis.

Newegg opens digital signage e-storefront

North American electronics e-tailer Newegg today announced the addition of its Digital Signage Category, a catch-all destination for the latest digital signage equipment, including monitors, kiosks, commercial displays, media players and related components.

Samsung takes aim at digital signage for small business

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today introduced its new Samsung Smart Signage TV all-in-one digital signage solution designed for small, single-location business owners — and available through major club and electronics retailers.

Scotland's University of Aberdeen enrolls digital signage video walls

Scotland's University of Aberdeen deployed digital signage video walls to create a visually engaging and immersive education experience in its new library building.

Canadian rollout of smoothie kiosks to feature digital signage

U-Vend has been given exclusive rights for the sale of Arthur's Smoothies in self-service kiosks across Canada, and the kiosks will include a digital signage advertising component, according to a U-Vend press release.

Crestron, Polycom add 80-inch Sharp digital signage display to Lync meeting room solution

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corp., announced that its 80-inch Aqous Board Interactive Display System can be purchased as part of the Crestron RL and the Polycom CX8000 group collaboration solutions.

DSA issues call for entries for fourth annual DSA Crown Awards

The Digital Screenmedia Association has issued a call for entries for the fourth annual DSA Crown Awards that recognize "outstanding and best-in-class" content across digital signage, mobile technologies, and self-service and interactive kiosks, according to an announcement from the DSA.

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