Digital Signage Part Of Microsoft’s Expanding Omnichannel Platform For Retail

January 12, 2023 by Dave Haynes

Did Microsoft just get into retail digital signage? It looks like it, though only kinda sorta – via a new service called PromoteIQ In-Store, …

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Microsoft’s Azure Face AI Platform Phasing Out Emotion, Identity Measurements

June 23, 2022 by Dave Haynes

Microsoft is phasing out some key capabilities of its Azure Face audience detection and measurement system, such as identifying age range and gender and …

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Heathrow Express Mashes Up Projection, Sensors To Urge Travellers To Take Express Train In From Heathrow

September 3, 2021 by Dave Haynes

I thought Microsoft killed off the Kinect sensor program years ago, but it evidently exists in a much more sophisticated, commercial-grade form aimed at …

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ITESMEDIA Puts Digital Signage Messaging Inside Microsoft Teams

April 1, 2021 by Dave Haynes

The Montreal-area digital signage and interactive solutions firm ITESMEDIA has some up with an interesting wrinkle on workplace communications for companies that now have …

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Microsoft Closing Doors On All Of Its Terrific, Digital Display-Filled Stores

June 26, 2020 by Dave Haynes

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Still Have Screens On Windows 7? It’s Really Dead In Five Days

January 9, 2020 by Dave Haynes

The New England firm Advanced Kiosks – which makes and sells guess what – has pushed out an interesting email blast reminding end-users out …

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Belgium’s PresentationPoint Adds Cloud-based Version Of Digital Signage Software

September 27, 2019 by Dave Haynes

The Belgian company PresentationPoint, which marries PowerPoint-based presentations to a digital signage platform, has released a new cloud-based service called SignageTube. Like the 20-year-old …

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NowSignage Announces Secure Integration With Power BI’s Visualized Data Toolset

September 3, 2019 by Dave Haynes

Manchester, UK-based digital signage CMS provider NowSignage has announced a full integration with Microsoft’s Power BI product – a business analytics tool set popular …

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SYNNEX Partners With Microsoft On Azure-Cloud Digital Signage CMS

February 26, 2019 by Dave Haynes

The big distribution firm SYNNEX, which describes itself more formally as a business process services company, has partnered with Microsoft to “build and power a cloud-connected …

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Microsoft, Kroger Team On Connected Grocery Service, Built Around Smart Shelf Screens

January 8, 2019 by Dave Haynes

Microsoft and the US grocer Kroger have partnered on a new connected store product – built around shelf-edge screens and cloud computing – called …

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Microsoft Invests Big In Retail Interactive At Canadian Best Buys

May 1, 2018 by Dave Haynes

Microsoft has bankrolled and installed a series of high-profile product demo stations at eight Best Buys across Canada – presumably their primo, high-traffic stores. …

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Looking At DSE 2018’s Floor Map, And Barely Seeing The Big “Outsiders”

February 17, 2018 by Dave Haynes

There are extremely varied opinions on what the presence of companies like Google, Adobe and Microsoft mean to the digital signage industry. On one …

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