Mixer comes off without police being called

April 25, 2008 by Dave Haynes

Given the short notice and the great weather, a smaller but decent crowd for the latest Toronto mixer tonight. We had maybe 20 people, …

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More consolidation: OnSite buys Boondoggle

April 24, 2008 by Dave Haynes

OnSite Network has announced a deal to acquire Nevada New Media, the owner of Boondoggle Sports Network, a screen network playing in the same …

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Major screen networks to get Nielsen ratings

April 24, 2008 by Dave Haynes

A big development out of that one-day industry conference in New York yesterday – word that measurement giant Nielsen is going to start distributing …

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More detail on that "free" software from Puerto Rico

April 24, 2008 by Dave Haynes

Giovanni Collazo, the lead designer behind a free digital signage platform out of Puerto Rico, sent me a link overnight to a Quicktime presentation …

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Mixer reminder

April 24, 2008 by Dave Haynes

A quick reminder that the next mixer for the Toronto industry (and anyone else who’s strayed through town) is tonight at Alice Fazooli’s. Things …

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Adcentricity closes $3 million finance deal

April 23, 2008 by Dave Haynes

The deal was cut a couple of months ago, but after all the due diligence stuff got done Adcentricity was able to announce Wednesday …

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The marvels of staged photos

April 23, 2008 by Dave Haynes

I get such a kick out of staged photos in this space. You see this with a lot of small network operators who have …

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Digital signage photo gallery

April 23, 2008 by Dave Haynes

Former Impart managing director Bob Grawet has started an arms-length website/blog, using Google’s Picasa photo gallery app, to showcase digital signage installations all over …

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Dell previews teeny (and green) PC

April 23, 2008 by Dave Haynes

Everybody and their sister seems to be using Aopen’s little digital engine box for digital signage installs where space is at a premium. There …

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Latest Strategy Institute event seems to tone down the vendor nonsense

April 21, 2008 by Dave Haynes

The Strategy Institute has been running high-end conferences targeting this space going all the way back to 2004, but I have not been all …

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Channel M gets new financing completed

April 21, 2008 by Dave Haynes

On the heels of a post last week about the challenges of getting investor money comes word in MediaPost that Channel M has completed …

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Cell phone-based gadget saves cost of rolling a truck

April 21, 2008 by Dave Haynes

For many years now I have been recommending the use of something called an automatic ring rebooter when network operators are using DSL for …

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