Monday, March 03, 2008

The morning press - digital signage news for March 3

Here are some of today's interesting clips from the web:
  • Fuelcast Upgrades To Spacenet’s SkyEdge - Spacenet has provided Fuelcast with enterprise-grade Connexstar satellite network services for the past few years and is now upgrading its satellite network to Spacenet’s SkyEdge VSAT system for faster speeds and improved functionality.
  • Lamar Buys Vista, Outdoor Poised for Shakeout - Altogether, the acquisition will bring 10,600 installations into Lamar's network, adding to its current total of approximately 150,000 billboards in 44 states. Most are billboards and poster spots in New York and Los Angeles.
  • Convenience Stores Gets Digital Network - The new Transworld network straddles several high-growth categories, including digital out-of-home and in-store media, both which have proliferated in recent years, including networks targeting convenience store-type retail. Some 100 stores in the Dallas area have already had the equipment installed by Real Digital Media, which created the technology. The rest slated to receive the digital displays on an aggressive schedule over 2008.
  • Fort Lauderdale airport gets high-tech ads - Clear Channel Outdoor's Interspace Airports division will provide new high-tech advertising display signage at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, the company said.
  • CBS Outernet Partners With Lifeclinic International - Lifeclinic is introducing digitally connected "health stations" to selected pharmacies nationwide, providing customers with a wide range of routine tests (such as blood pressure, cholesterol, pulse and weight measurements), centralized Web-enabled storage of test results, educational content and online disease management programs.
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