What Bob Saw on the Net 11/11/2019

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) Netflix …

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Altibox Selects VisualOn to Deliver Video to Apple TV App

by Andrew Fenn

VisualOn, a multimedia software company that enables scalable, cross-platform media playback for global streaming media brands, is now providing users of fibre-to-the-home broadband from Norwegian telco Altibox with the ability to stream high-quality video …

Tags:Apple| FTTH| Large Display Monitor| Norway| STBs| VOD| Vol 25 - Issue 35

Conax Secures Canal Digital’s New Ultra HD Android TV Service

by Andrew Fenn

Conax has announced a collaboration with Canal Digital to secure its new Android TV-based entertainment service, OnePlace. The new DTH satellite set-top box will provide access to all Google Play content from one unified …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Norway| Pay TV| Satellite| Security| STBs| Vol 25 - Issue 10

Star Wars-Themed Projection at Oslo’s Colosseum Cinema

by Andrew Fenn

The Colosseum Cinema in Oslo, Norway is treating Star Wars fans to a 10-minute pre-show featuring a battle between Starfighters and X-wings before every screening of the latest film in the franchise, Star Wars: …

Tags:Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Norway| Projection Mapping| Projectors| Vol 25 - Issue 04

Festive Digital LED Archway at Oslo Airport Pharmacy

by Andrew Fenn

A branch of pharmacy chain Apotek 1 at Oslo International Airport, Norway, is putting travellers in the holiday mood, with a 9 x 3-metre 3.9mm pixel-pitch digital LED archway and festive content provided by …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Norway| Retail| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Vol 24 - Issue 47

Opera Sells Smart TV Business

by Bob Raikes

Opera Software of Norway said that it is selling it a majority stake in Opera TV to Moore Frères & Company, an investment holding company focused exclusively on the tech, media, and telecom industries. …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Norway| Smart TV| Vol 23 - Issue 50

reMarkable’s Notebook Device is “Just Like Ink-on-Paper”

by Arthur Berman

reMarkable (Oslo, Norway) will soon be offering a new electronic notebook product. The device can be used not only for reading but also for handwritten notetaking and sketching. The user can use a “pen” …

Tags:EPD (Electrophoretic)| eReaders| Norway| Vol 23 - Issue 49

Norxe Uses I/ITSEC to Soft Launch Projector Company

by Chris Chinnock

Off the show floor at I/ITSEC, a new projector company was launched called norxe (pronounced Norse). It is Norway-based and founded by Jorn Eriksen, who also founded projectiondesign, which was sold to Barco a …

Tags:I/ITSEC 2016| Large Display Monitor| LED Projectors| Norway| Vol 23 - Issue 48

Norxe Shows Projectors

by Yvette Raikes

Norwegian newcomers Norxe (pronounced Norse) was founded in September 2015 by eight former Projectiondesign employees, all with extensive industry experience. Jørn Eriksen owns 50% and is chairman, while Kjell Olsen is CEO. The company …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Norway| Projectors| Vol 23 - Issue 48

ProntoTV Signs Three Deals in Norway

by Bob Raikes

ProntoTV, part of the ZetaDisplay Group has signed a deal with Statoil of Norway for four years. The deal adds to the company’s strength in the sector as it signed a deal at the …

Tags:DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Norway| Vol 23 - Issue 44

Pronto TV Wins Shell in Norway

by Bob Raikes

Pronto TV, part of ZetaDisplay Group, said it has signed a framework agreement for the delivery of digital signage with Shell Smart Fuel AS in Norway. The agreement runs for five years and deliveries …

Tags:DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Norway| Vol 23 - Issue 42