Virtual Currency: The Next Disruptor in Payments

Virtual currency, such as Bitcoin, is the next disruptor in payments. Adoption is on the rise and consumers want places to spend their bitcoin.

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Digital signage strategy for newcomers

Digital signage expert blogger lays out a road map to success for those new to the world of digital signage.

Early reports of the demise of LCDs are greatly exaggerated

LCDs are not going anywhere anytime soon. Many digital signage displays being labeled LED displays are LCD displays with LED backlights.

Paul Price to keynote Interactive Customer Experience Summit

Paul Price, CEO of marketing technology company Creative Realities, will offer ICX Summit attendees his expert insights and real-world examples for putting the 'wow factor' into the customer experience.

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.

5 for 5: January's top digital signage news

We take a look back at the top of the pops from January, recapping the biggest digital signage stories of the month.

What do digital trend predictions mean for digital signage? The answer will leave you gasping.

A humorous look at the trends and technologies of the moment reveals interesting nuggets for consideration when working with interactive digital signage and the vast opportunities still on the horizon for the medium.

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.

Outdoor digital signage trends for 2015

Digital billboard expert looks at trends that will shape outdoor digital signage and digital billboard advertising in the year ahead.

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.

2015: A look at the digital signage year ahead

After asking our panel of industry experts to find out what they thought were the biggest stories or trends in the industry in 2014, we now turn back to them to see what they expect in 2015.

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Digital signage display provider Planar to present at annual ROTH conference

The annual conference put on by ROTH Capital Partners is being held March 8-11 at The Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, California.

'Mobile Commerce Matrixes' aim to clarify m-commerce for digital signage

Product lists over 100 consumer-facing, mobile commerce products and each is fully described and mapped to the mobile commerce ecosystem.

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.

Digital outdoor advertising driving global outdoor ad market, study says

The global market for outdoor advertising is being driven by the growing replacement of traditional static billboards and posters with digital signage systems, according to a new research report from Global Industry Analysts Inc.

NEC snags Samsung VP as new CEO of the Americas

Digital signage display solutions provider pilfers Samsung VP, former HP exec as new president and CEO of the Americas.

Digital Signage Federation names 2015 board of directors

RDM CEO Ken Goldberg to helm DSF in coming year; other board execs include MGM Resorts and NEC Display Solutions VPs.

Peerless-AV, Digital Signage Today webinar to preview coming attractions at DSE15

The hot digital signage trends of 2015 are more important to end-users' business than ever, says digital signage mounts and hardware provider Peerless-AV.

Shanghai kiosk, digital signage show set for September

The 2015 China International Self-Service, Kiosk & Vending Show will move to the Shanghai New International Expo Centre and will be held Sept. 16-18, concurrently with the iFair.

Hardee's pilots 30 self-order kiosks

At the National Retail Federation's Annual Convention & Expo on Monday in New York City, Microsoft Corp. and CKE Restaurants Inc., parent company of Hardee's and Carl's Jr., will unveil a self-order kiosk solution running on Windows 8 devices that enables Hardee's customers to customize and place their own orders.

CAYIN showcasing 2015 digital signage trends at ISE15

Digital signage provider CAYIN Technology Co. Ltd. will showcase upcoming digital signage trends and 4K video walls at this year's Integrated Systems Europe trade show in Amsterdam.

FASTSIGNS continues digital signage advance, now carrying 11Giraffes media platform

Digital signage solution approved by FASTSIGNS for sale within its network of independently owned and operated franchise centers.

CEW, formerly KioskCom and The Digital Signage Show, shuttered

Customer Engagement World, the trade show formerly known as Customer Engagement Technology World — and before that as KioskCom and The Digital Signage Show — has been shut down.

Digital signage furniture: Multitouch tech enhances interactive tables

Interactive tables encourage social interaction with multitouch technology in the home-and-leisure environment.

Digital Signage Expo South America set for July in Brazil

Organizers say their expectation is to create a superior education, business and networking opportunity for qualified attendees from the Latin American digital signage market.

Registration now open for ISA International Sign Expo 2015

Event is scheduled for April 8-11 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, and will feature "the sign and visual communications industry's leading exhibit floor," the ISA says.

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