Thursday, April 2, 2020

Editors’ Picks

Wednesday, April 1 Wed, Apr 1

16:9: Industry Associations Form Umbrella Group, Called ACE, To Raise Game For Connected Experiences

A diverse set of organizations has banded together to create a cross-industry group that collectively wants to advise, educate and lead thinking and activities for connected digital experiences. The new Advocates for Connected Experiences, or ACE, has a steering committee that includes members of the Digital Signage Federation, Geopath, OAAA, LBMA, SEGD, ICX Association and Retail TouchPoints. […]

sixteen-nine.net
Wed, Apr 1 at 6:20 AM

Startup offers fever detection tool that can spot high-risk people in a crowd (Kogniz)

Kogniz Health makes it possible to continuously measure body temperature as people enter buildings. When used in conjunction with Kogniz Cloud, Kogniz can quickly identify who else may have come into contact with people displaying symptoms using existing surveillance cameras. How it works: Kogniz Health Cam allows autonomous temperature monitoring of high flows of people. […]

kogniz.com
Wed, Apr 1 at 12:10 AM

Coronavirus erases all doubts about the importance of digital signage (DSConnection)

If the importance of digital communication was ever questioned before the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there is no longer any doubt of its value. Thousands of examples from all sectors reaffirm to us that the immediacy and indispensable responsiveness in this environment is more VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) than ever before. […]

digitalsignageconnection.com
Wed, Apr 1 at 12:08 AM

16:9: Give Me Your Stories Of Companies Pitching In. Here Are Two Great Ones, To Start

These are nutty, very scary times, but there are countless great examples of people doing what they can to help and make a difference. There is a woman at truck stop off a barren stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway in Nova Scotia who is cooking hot meals, free, for truckers who are having trouble even finding a place to pull over for a restroom break, never mind get dinner. Amazing. […]

sixteen-nine.net
Wed, Apr 1 at 12:08 AM

Tuesday, March 31 Tue, Mar 31

OOH advertising giant Clear Channel sells Chinese business Clear Media to JCDecaux-led consortium for $250m (City AM)

Clear Channel today said it has sold its business in China for $253m (£205m) as it pulled its guidance and announced a raft of cost-cutting plans to combat the coronavirus crisis. The outdoor advertising group said it will sell its 51 per cent stake in subsidiary Clear Media to Ever Harmonic — a consortium of investors including Clear Media boss Han Zi Jing and rival ad firm JC Decaux. […]

cityam.com
Tue, Mar 31 at 7:27 PM

JCDecaux thanks essential workers in new OOH campaign in Australia (AdNews)

JCDecaux has launched a series of out-of-home campaigns across its network to thank essential workers and support local businesses and charities across Australia. The outdoor media giant will host the series of community messaging campaigns across its large format and Smart Frame digital and transit platforms, in addition to providing support for government health campaigns. […]

adnews.com.au
Tue, Mar 31 at 12:08 AM

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