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Tips for selecting digital signage displays

July 22, 2016<p><i>By Lyle Bunn, Principal, BUNN Co.</i><p>The flat-panel display is a highly visible element of digital signage application. During the …

Monotype will acquire marketing startup Olapic for $130M

Monotype, a publicly traded company focused on font design and technology, announced today that it’s acquiring Olapic, a startup that helps brands promote themselves with user-generated photos.<p>The deal is expected to close in the third quarter of this year — at that point, Olapic will operate as a …

Marketing

6 Steps to Securing Your Point-of-Sale System

Don't become a hacker's next victim. Follow these steps to safeguard your company against Point-of-Sale (POS) intrusions.<p>PCMag reviews products …

LED vs. LCD Part 1: The competitive landscape of the digital signage display market (DSToday)

InfoComm 2016 was the first time displays were seen for near-to-the-viewer — or less than 2 meters of viewing distance — performance (i.e. tightest …

New High Brightness Displays Are Changing the Outdoor Digital Signage Game

Outdoor digital signage that can cut through midday sunlight and survive everything Mother Nature throws at it has typically required costly, …

Build Amazing Cross-Device Designs With the Revolutionary HTML5 Design Tool

what is flexitive?<p>Flexitive streamlines design workflow for producing high quality visual communications. As a workflow and design tool, Flexitive …

Why You Should Continue Paying for Evernote

Evernote has been one of my favorite tools for staying organized and productive, but changes to Evernote's plans and pricing have burned its users, who now face having to pay a lot more or find an alternative. The problem is that Evernote jacked the price on the highest tier of service by about 55 …

Interactive Displays, Eye-Catching Visuals Draw Customers and Brighten Fortunes for Charlotte Airport Restaurant

Interactive displays, digital menu boards and a signature video wall all helped brighten the fortunes of 1897 Market, a massive, multi-format …

Customers

PureLiFi scores £7M Series B to commercialize pulsating light-based Wi-Fi alternative

PureLifi, the University of Edinburgh spin out that is developing what it calls ‘LiFi’ technology, an alternative to Wi-Fi that uses modulating LED light as a way of sending data from one LiFi-equipped device to another, has raised just over £7 million in Series B funding. Leading the round is …

Ten Top Travel Apps

What did we travellers do in the old days - all of about eight years ago - before travel apps arrived on the scene? We had to cart around atlases and …

7 Digital Tools to Help You Get More Done Every Day

Chances are, these incredibly helpful platforms aren't on your radar.<p>Think about the last time you completed a huge project, organized your space, or completed a bunch of necessary tasks. When it comes to work, whittling down a to-do list may be one of the most gratifying things a person can do. To …

Digital Signage Solutions | Content-rich Software Platform

Why<p>Mvix<p>In business since 2005 and headquartered in Northern Virginia, a global technology center.<p>We were included in the prestigious INC5000 list and …

Digital Signage Software

We Think Beyond<p>We Create Beyond<p>We Deliver Beyond<p>Engaging Visual Communications<p>RMG’s digital signage software connects companies with their target …

The 8 Best Blogs to Follow About iBeacon and Proximity marketing

At Unacast we love to talk about beacons, proximity marketing, online retargeting and advertising to name a few. And if you are interested in …

An Israeli startup is using the ancient art of military deception to trap hackers everywhere

That's because the firm's technology — which tracks a hacker should they make one wrong move — is steeped in the idea that deception on the battlefield can be used in the digital space.<p>"Looking at this from [the perspective of a military], this particular solution scares us," Gadi Evron, the CEO of …

Industry experts answer your outdoor kiosk questions

July 5, 2016 | by Chris Gilder<p><i>This is the fourth and final blog in Meridian's newest series on outdoor kiosks.</i><p>To close our four-week series on …

How to choose the right display technology

June 29, 2016 | by Travis Wagoner<p>Whether it's a business, airport, sports arena or stadium, hotel or church, selecting the best technology for a …

Winter fails to appear in Israel; 36 startups raise $547m in June

Startups in Israel continue to raise the bar and set standards for tech ecosystems around the world. A total of 36 startups from the country raised a …

The rise of self-learning software

I predict that in 10 years, every new enterprise application will be self-learning at its core.<p>Imagine it’s five minutes before a meeting. Your smartwatch, without prompting, sends you key points. While in the meeting, you take notes. Those notes are instantaneously absorbed by the system, then …

How to build a killer sales team, according to a $1.7 billion marketing-software maker

Having a strong sales team is critical for any company trying to sell its product.<p>But it's not easy to put together the right mix of people that can maximize your sales potential.<p>HubSpot, a marketing-software company worth $1.7 billion, has published this slide deck with tips on how to build a …

Build A Smartphone Scanner To Digitize Your Notes

Got 30 minutes and $5? Then you can add those scribbled notes to your phone.<p>Graphic designer Giovanni Re likes to scribble his many ideas and drawings in paper notebooks. He also wants digital access to them, so Re built an inexpensive scanner using his iPhone. A stand positions the phone’s camera …

Scanners

What to look for in a digital signage CMS

Feb. 27, 2015 | by Christopher Hall<p>When there are literally hundreds of options, picking just one can be a nightmare. There are several hundred …

The ultimate guide to large format display signage options

Menu<p>Large format display signage is proven to drive customer interactions for retailers, the hospitality marketplace and even food and drink outlets. …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Tutorials

LightCyber lands $20 million Series B to secure networks using behavioral analytics

Every network is under siege these days as attackers search for a way in. The industry lingo calls them attack vectors, but that just means a hacker finds a weak link in the network and exploits it. Once they’re in they begin to do damage, but in doing so, they behave in ways that might be out of …

Digital Signage Software

Israk's CloudSignage CMS, a powerful tools for your system.<p>Our cloud-based Digital Signage software help you create, schedule and deliver contents to …

Digital Signage Software for Marketing and Communications

18 May 2016 / <b>by</b> Cassie Paton / <b>in</b> Case Studies<p>Over 250 locations of franchisor Annex Brands, a leader in the shipping and business services industry, …

Tapvalue Raises $2.2 Million For Its Advertising Technology For Offline Retailers

French startup Tapvalue raised $2.2 million (€1.6 million) to boost its international growth and keep iterating on the product. Tapvalue is an innovative cross-device tracking and advertising platform, but with a twist — it is specifically targeted towards offline retailers. In other words, the …

20 of the best startups, according to TNW Europe attendees

TNW Europe 2016 was not only a festival-like conference full of great talks, epic parties and irresistible catering – it was also the opportunity for 200 of the hottest international startups to present 9,400 tech influencers, investors and journalists the next game-changers.<p>Every year, we hold …