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Straight from the source: What types if businesses are using OOH advertising now (Billboard Insider)

Lots of restaurants retrofitting ads to include “Delivery / curbside / takeout”; Auto detailing shops offering disinfecting services; Disaster relief companies offering disinfecting services; Home / office cleaning businesses offering disinfecting services; Schools notifying people about lunch pickups; Businesses saying “WE’RE STILL OPEN”; Tutoring and online teaching; Covid-19 facts and Recommendations; Churches offering messages of hope. […]
Wed, Apr 1 at 11:22 PM

16:9: STRATACACHE Buys Old Computer Chip Plant In Oregon; Plans Next-Gen Display Facility

STRATACACHE has bought an old computer chip facility south of Portland, OR with plans to revive it as a fab for its increasingly verticalized digital signage solutions business. CEO Chris Riegel bought the old Hynix plant last week for $6.3 million, in an auction.  Hynix spent $1.5 billion to build and equip the 1.2-million-square-foot factory, which opened in 1998, reports Oregon Live. […]
Wed, Apr 1 at 11:31 AM

DPAA’s WE.DOOH (Women’s Empowerment in Digital Out-of-Home) Programming Opens to Non-Members During Pandemic (DSConnection)

NEW YORK, April 1, 2020 – DPAA, the leading global organization for all advertising and content outside the home, announced today that its WE.DOOH (Women’s Empowerment in Digital Out-of-Home) webinars and online activities will be open to non-members of DPAA for the duration of the pandemic crisis. […]
Wed, Apr 1 at 9:13 AM

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. […]
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. […]
Wed, Apr 1 at 12:10 AM

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