Time to Bring Cuba Online
The only thing keeping the island in the digital Dark Ages is a lack of political will. Cuban officials have long blamed the American embargo for their … In the past two years, a black market data sharing system known as el paquete, or the packet … Read more on New York Times
How digital signage reduces perceived wait times
Quick-service restaurants represent 20 percent of the digital signage industry and are using digital menu boards, positioned directly in line with customers' line of site to drive impulse purchases at point of sale. Across the U.K., tablets … Read more on Digital Signage Today (blog)
McDonald's USA making its digital menu board play
AT&T is providing project management and connectivity for the digital menu boards through an existing relationship through which AT&T provides WAN, LAN and Wi-Fi services in more than 14,000 McDonald's U.S. restaurants. STRATACACHE's ActiVia for … Read more on Digital Signage Today
LA Dodgers recruit tech start-ups to bring America's pastime into the digital age
The various ventures share the space, and their goals and milestones are handwritten on sticky notes mounted on a community bulletin board. "Our experience has been nothing but positive," said Cavan Canavan, chief executive and co-founder of Focus … Read more on Los Angeles Times
Burglar steals from Seattle nonprofit that helps families through tragedy
Krista Sandberg is the Executive Director of the Northwest Infant Survival and SIDS Alliance. She says the suspect got away with a digital camera, binoculars, Seahawks gear that had been donated, and a laptop that had all the information for their big … Read more on Q13 FOX
Bulletin Board for Sunday, Oct. 11
Sunday, Oct. 11: 2 p.m. Meals on Wheels will commemorate 40 years of service at an afternoon celebration at Glide Ranch until 5 p.m. All members of the community are invited to join staff, board and volunteers in recognizing the contributions Meals on … Read more on Daily Democrat
The exclusive agreement will enable the creation of the most technically advanced large screen digital display solution. Using Amscreen’s patented networking and content delivery systems, the plug and play screens will now make a fully connected and scalable network an affordable reality for both existing and potential outdoor players.
Following Amscreen’s success in deploying the largest, most innovative and flexible network of indoor digital screen systems, the all-new sunlight readable Outdoor screens will combine all of these benefits to deliver the largest and most scalable digital 6 sheet screen product in the market. The screen sizes and integrated technology make it an ideal candidate for outdoor use within bus shelters and roadside as well as window and indoor mall installs. The new format screens will all have the option of utilising Amscreen’s market-defining OptimEyes audience measurement technology, providing advertisers and estate owners with complete transparency and accountability on campaigns as well as audience traffic flows and profiles.
Simon Sugar, Amscreen CEO, commented, “The launch of our digital six sheet offering is a key milestone in the industry. Until now, no product has been designed specifically for the large scale needs of existing and potential users of digital signage. We’re pleased to have collaborated with Sharp to bring an outstanding product to market at an affordable price. We are still in the prototype stage, but initial feedback from customers in our target sectors has been fantastic and look forward to rolling out the screens towards the end of the year.”
David Woodward, Sharp Devices Europe President, added, “We’re pleased to announce this exclusive partnership with Amscreen that has enabled us to deliver a great solution to the Outdoor space. With the screens set to roll out later this year, we are certain that this technical partnership and our global sales and marketing collaboration will benefit customers in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.”