Gemalto, Tapit team to being mobile payments to outdoor media

Companies will give U.K. consumers the ability to to buy digital content by tapping their smartphone on an advertisement that features either an NFC tag, QR code or beacon technology.

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Digital Signage Expo continues to broaden horizons, cut across verticals

President of DSE organizer Exponation gives a look ahead at what to expect at this year's edition of the digital signage industry's signature trade show and expo.

Mirror mirror on the wall: Smart phones, smart watches and now smart stores

Whether you're chowing down on pizza or waiting at a bus terminal, interactive VR technology is growing every day. Now, we're seeing the first smart retail stores using this technology.

Predicting the top 10 digital screen media trends for 2015

We wrap up our year-end and year-ahead review with the seventh annual top 10 digital screen media predictions by digital media expert Keith Kelsen.

Digital signage sitting down with interactive tabletops

Pizza Hut is probably the last place in the world this digital signage and self-service expert expected to be wowed by technology, but he can admit when he's wrong. See where else interactive digital signage tabletops are making inroads.

Microsoft snaps digital signage to create 'world's largest photo booth'

Seattle-area shoppers stumbled upon "largest photo booth in the world" over the holiday season, posting their images on 150-foot video walls at Microsoft Stores.

Drinking from a digital signage firehose at Retail's BIG Show

Digital signage and dynamic place-based media expert inundated by the digital flood at this year's National Retail Federation show.

Neiman Marcus tries on digital signage MemoryMirror

Luxury fashion retailer Neiman Marcus has started rolling out its MemoryMirror by MemoMi — a digital signage mirror that lets shoppers look at themselves in multiple outfits and compare looks.

Digital signage test driving the Ford F-150 experience

Interactive digital signage "Truth About Trucks" kiosks enabling Ford to promote the F-150's improved capabilities and features.

Keep the content crowns coming

Here's the third entry in our series taking a closer look at the winners of this year's DSA Crown Awards for digital signage content.

Invisible costs lurk behind the video wall

Retail owners often fail to take into account installation cost as part of their TCO when selecting displays for digital signage video walls, failing to take into account color calibration, cable routing, display alignment and control mechanisms.

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JohnRyan launching Silicon Valley Development Center to accelerate new product efforts

Total-store messaging systems provider announces launch of its Silicon Valley Development Center, aimed at developing digital signage and mobile solutions for banks and retailers.

Golden Pantry chain stocks up on digital signage and mobile advertising

The Convenience Network, a digital signage network provider to the c-store industry, has moved forward with its strategic partnership with ad sales company Engage Mobile Media Solutions, and mobile ad tech supplier iSIGN Media Solutions.

Scala, BT partner for customer engagement technologies

Global telecom BT and digital signage technology provider Scala will work together for digital solutions that can be tailored to the needs of industries that rely on in-store interactions with their customers, such as retailers, retail banking, automotive showrooms, restaurants and hotels.

Tile showroom laying down digital signage in Queens

State-of-the-art tile showroom, design center and warehouse in Queens, New York, has installed Mvix digital signage systems across its new 23,000-square-foot, multilevel showroom and design center.

PATTISON taking art to the mall with ABC digital signage project

Canadian out-of-home advertising company launching new national arts program called Art Belongs in the Community, or ABC for short, on its in-mall digital signage network, the company announced earlier this month.

Stingray acquires Canadian digital signage firm Groupe Viva

Stingray, a business-to-business multiplatform music product and service provider, has acquired Groupe Viva, a provider of digital signage solutions for businesses throughout Canada, according to an announcement from Stingray.

SignStix inks new M2M partnership for real-time digital signage, also to exhibit at London Retail Design Expo

U.K.-based digital signage provider joining forces with M2M and data communications specialist Adey Electronics to provide "a completely secure digital signage solution with unrivaled industrial connectivity, speed and flexibility." Also to exhibit at London's Retail Design Expo.

TruMedia launches new business intelligence platform for digital signage

TruMedia Measurement, a provider of real-time audience measurement solutions for the retail, banking and digital signage markets, has launched a new business intelligence platform that provides near real-time data for key decision makers including business trends and critical statistical information, the company announced recently.

TravelCenters of America deploying digital signage company wide

TravelCenters of America, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, will be deploying ADFLOW digital signage systems at many of its locations.

Beabloo leveraging iBeacons and digital signage at ISE15

Digital signage and digital marketing solution provider Beabloo to unveil its new solutions for digital marketing and analytics, while also incorporating the iBeacon sensor application, the company announced.

Belly opts for Moki to drive consumer-facing tablets

Cloud-based software provider Moki has announced that Belly, which it says is the country's largest customer loyalty network and marketing solution, has selected Moki's Total Control to manage, secure and analyze 11,500 customer-facing digital signage kiosk tablets that power Belly's loyalty program in more than 10,000 businesses worldwide.

FaceCake virtual dressing room celebrates Super Bowl XLIX with 'NFL Fan Style Tour'

FaceCake's Swivel Virtual Dressing Room engages fans instantly, letting them get their game on with the latest NFL styles and Gameday spirit gear aboard a 53-foot long, 2,000-square-foot event truck, creating a one-of-a-kind interactive fusion of fashion and football.

The Source lands in Toronto Pearson International

Toronto-based design agency Shikatani Lacroix has designed and delivered the latest retail location featuring digital signage for Canadian consumer electronics retailer The Source in Toronto Pearson International Airport.

JohnRyan releases online content creation toolkit for digital signage

JohnRyan Technologies, a provider of total store messaging systems for retailers and banks, has released FrameWorks, an online toolkit to help agencies and end-users create, precision-target and schedule digital signage content to large and diverse networks, the company announced.

Samsung demos assisted-selling kiosk, digital signage displays at NRF BIG Show

Samsung Electronics America presented its interactive retail experience at NRF 2015, highlighting a range of solutions for retail environments, from the storefront to the showroom to the loading dock, warehouse and back office.

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