Stratacache Acquires Retail Insight Company Walkbase

by Andrew Fenn

Intelligent digital signage firm Stratacache has announced it has acquired Finland-based creator of retail analysis tools, Walkbase. This latest acquisition is all part of Stratacache’s ongoing growth of its customer experience strategy—the company defines …

Tags:Beacons| Digital Signage| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Retail| Vol 24 - Issue 37

Citybeacon Partners With Zytronic on Smart City Hubs

by Andrew Fenn

Citybeacon has selected UK touch-tech company Zytronic to create a smart kiosk network in Eindhoven, Netherlands. 25 interactive kiosks have been deployed throughout the city. Zytronic partner Telerex assisted the company in the design …

Tags:Beacons| DOOH| Kiosks| Large Display Monitor| Touch Displays| Vol 24 - Issue 36

JCD Wins Prize for Beacon-based Project

by Bob Raikes

JCDecaux has won an award for ‘Most Innovative Contribution to a Campaign by a Media Owner” by the 2017 Singapore Media Awards, for its dynamic campaign with Martell at Singapore Changi Airport (Terminal 1)”. …

Tags:Aviation| Beacons| Digital Signage| DOOH| Fingerprint Recognition| Large Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 35

Airport Gatwick uses Beacons and Augmented Reality

by Bob Raikes

London’s Gatwick Airport has installed 2,000 beacons to provide an indoor navigation system as part of a major investment update. The technology is being integrated into apps for the airport and is intended to …

Tags:Aviation| Beacons| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 24 - Issue 21

New Beacon Network Developed in UK

by Bob Raikes

Proxama of the UK has developed its network of beacons in the UK to 4,000 locations with support for both Apple iBeacon and Google Eddystone formats. The company claims a billion ‘touch points’ in …

Tags:Beacons| DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 23 - Issue 40

Estimote Mirror Is a Beacon for Displays

by Milos Pavlovic

Estimote, a developer of beacon technology, has released what it is describing as the world’s first video-enabled beacon called Estimote Mirror. The Mirror can communicate with nearby phones and their apps and take content …

Tags:Beacons| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| POS| Vol 23 - Issue 37

BrightSign Looks at Social Media and HDR

by Tom Allen

BrightSign had no new media players, but nonetheless had lots to show and talk about. We caught CEO Jeff Hastings, who had obviously been kept very busy – his voice was extremely croaky by …

Tags:Beacons| Bluetooth| Brightsign| HDR - High Dynamic Range| ISE 2016| Large Display Monitor| Media Players| Vol 23 - Issue 06

Beacon Use Will Rise 14,000%

by Tom Allen

Almost 1.6 billion coupons will be delivered annually to consumers via beacon technology by 2020, says Juniper Research. The figure is an increase of more than 14,400% on 2015’s 11 million. Click to enlargeIn-store …

Tags:Beacons| Digital Signage| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| NFC| Vol 22 - Issue 49

JCDecaux Shakes in Shanghai

by Tom Allen

JCDecaux ran an advertising campaign in China last month, using iBeacon technology to promote the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament. Passers-by could shake their smartphone to interact with media, access prize draws and more.

Tags:Beacons| China| DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 45

LG Has Lots of News on UNB, LED and Beacons .. and WebOS …. and….

by Bob Raikes

Like Samsung, LG at Gitex was highlighting its B2B business and there was no significant consumer presence. LG used Gitex as the “official” worldwide launch for its 0.9mm (1.8mm) ultra narrow bezel products. The …

Tags:Beacons| Gitex 2015| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Video Walls| Vol 22 - Issue 42

LFDs and Mobiles

by Bob Raikes

Phew… Another busy week for the team. Chris was writing up Cedia, Tom was at a Lang event in Germany and I was in Dubai for Gitex, so there has been a lot of …

Tags:Beacons| Editorial| Gitex 2015| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 42

EM Micro’s Beacon Achieve Eddystone Certification

by Tom Allen

Beacons are a hot topic in the public display space. Several companies that we track here at Display Monitor have looked at installing them in their displays, or otherwise working with them. Most coverage …

Tags:Beacons| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 40