Vol 22 - Issue 21


Vodafone Enjoys Successful TV Year

by Tom Allen

Vodafone has announced that it ended its financial year (31st March) with 9.1 million TV customers in Europe. The TV service will arrive in the UK later this year.

Tags:Europe| Large Display Monitor| Vodafone| Vol 22 - Issue 21

APAC Will Dominate DTV Rise to 2020

by Tom Allen

More than 1 billion digital TV homes will be added globally between 2010 and 2020, says Digital TV Research. The total will rise by 180% to 1.65 billion at the end of the forecast …

Tags:DTV| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Vol 22 - Issue 21| Worldwide

SES to Carry First FTA UltraHD Channel

by Tom Allen

SES will broadcast Europe’s first free-to-air UltraHD channel, Pearl.tv, when it goes live in September. Pearl.tv is a shopping channel that will be broadcast in Germany.

Tags:4k| Europe| Large Display Monitor| SES| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vol 22 - Issue 21

Mitsubishi Electric FLEXConnect Complete Display

Mitsubishi Announces Next Generation FLEXConnect In-Car Infotainment System

by Norbert Hildebrand

Mitsubishi Electric has announced its latest generation of the FLEXConnect In-Vehicle Infotainment systems (IVI) in a press release. The latest system provides a cost effective three screen user interface. The displays contain touch and …

Tags:Automotive| Head Up Displays HUDs| Mitsubishi| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 21

Fraunhofer FEP Coatings Enable Efficient Laser Beam Expander for Holographic Displays

by Chris Chinnock

(If this story looks familiar, we covered it last week [Fraunhofer Coatings Enable Full-Laser Backlights], but Chris got a lot of extra information.) Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology (FEP) …

Tags:Fraunhofer| Holographic Displays| Large Display Monitor| Laser TVs| LCD Backlights| Mobile Display Monitor| SID Display Week 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 21

DailyDOOH Summit Roundup

by Tom Allen

Ayuda Media Systems‘ CEO Andreas Soupliotis (“The only man ever to return a Tesla because he didn’t like the UI”, said Cotterill) spoke in great detail about programmatic buying – but it was very …

Tags:Advertising| DOOH| Events| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 21

How to Market DOOH

by Tom Allen

After spending seven years at Google and just over a year at ITV, Sarah Speake joined Clear Channel this year as the company’s chief marketing officer. She was discussing marketing (of course!) for the …

Tags:ClearChannel| DOOH| Events| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 21

Gatwick Moves With the Market

by Tom Allen

Spencer Sheen, head of retail at Gatwick, discussed the changes that have been put in place since the airport came under new management in 2009. Gatwick is now the world’s busiest single-runway airport, with …

Tags:Aviation| DOOH| Events| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 21

JCDecaux Prepares for Smart Cities

by Tom Allen

Smart cities are a big topic in the DOOH industry, but no-one is very clear on the meaning of the phrase. Albert Asséraf of JCDecaux noted that there are more than 220 million search …

Tags:DOOH| Events| JCDecaux| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 21

DOOH in Other Regions

by Tom Allen

Sikander AhmedYou may not realise it, but London leads the world in DOOH, said Cotterill at the start of the next session; go to New York and you’ll see for yourself. Anecdotally, UK business …

Tags:DOOH| Events| Large Display Monitor| QSRs & Menu Boards| Vol 22 - Issue 21

Neuro-Insight Measures Brainwaves and Responses

by Tom Allen

The next speaker was Heather Andrew, CEO and founder of Neuro-Insight – a London-based company that examines the brain’s response to certain stimuli. The aim is to maximise the effectiveness of these stimuli within …

Tags:Advertising| DOOH| Events| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 21

Cheil Praises and Critiques DOOH

by Tom Allen

Cheil Media plans and buys all of Samsung’s OOH media, and Fiona FitzGibbon is head of media. She was speaking about ‘Why we love DOOH’. Cheil is passionate about the medium, which is growing …

Tags:DOOH| Events| Large Display Monitor| Samsung| Vol 22 - Issue 21