71,000 screens and counting

May 19, 2006 by Dave Haynes

Roll this around in your skull for a minute or two … “The total number of displays installed on our commercial networks in our …

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DRE: Come on baby, do the LocaModa

May 19, 2006 by Dave Haynes

It took a couple of days, but I finally found something at the Digital Retailing Expo that was new and novel. Boston-based LocaModa had …

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Getting it right in Switzerland

May 16, 2006 by Dave Haynes

I got an e-mail from Christian Vaglio-Giors, the managing director of a Swiss firm doing digital signage for retailers and mall operators in that …

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Big money from a simple idea

May 12, 2006 by Dave Haynes

Focus Media has quickly become arguably the biggest success story in digital signage, with a sneakernet collection of 1,000s of digital screens in the …

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Emergency signage

May 4, 2006 by Dave Haynes

Interesting piece in a publication called Government Technology, about the premise of extending marketing-focused digital signage into emergency response systems. There's been lots of …

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Truthiness in digital signage

May 3, 2006 by Dave Haynes

I won't go all the way and lump this in with past examples of rampant nonsense, but instead apply the term Comedy Central's Stephen …

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Signs hacked

May 2, 2006 by Dave Haynes

The Globe and Mail, a national newspaper in Canada, reported this morning how someone with a little technical savvy managed to put a cheeky …

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Another retail design firm jumps in

April 28, 2006 by Dave Haynes

This has been percolating for the better part of a year, but Atlanta-based store-design firm Miller Zell has made it public that they have …

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Strangely familiar

April 19, 2006 by Dave Haynes

I founded a company about three years ago, along with a very patient friend, that put screens in the bustling PATH system in downtown …

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Good news (and a little nonsense)

April 4, 2006 by Dave Haynes

Calgary-based Vauntcom Media Corporation has announced a deal that will see about 140 LCDs sprinkled around the concourse, washrooms and elevators of Rogers Centre, …

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Award-winning projects

March 19, 2006 by Dave Haynes

Given that the industry is still trying to come up with a name everyone agrees on, it’s a bit of an accomplishment that someone …

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20 to 80 per cent sales jump from "infoverts"

March 9, 2006 by Dave Haynes

Spotted this in the UK-based Retail Bulletin: “The (Mid-Counties) Co-op also makes extensive use of digital signage with 700 screens – soon to increase …

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