Thursday, August 14, 2008

The morning press - digital signage news for August 26

Here are some of today's interesting clips from the web:
  • Digital Signage Association Elects Officers - The Advisory Board of the Digital Signage Association (DSA) has elected its first Executive Committee, with Stu Armstrong, president of EnQii North America named the first president of the Association.
  • The Golf Network Prepares Major Roll out with Series A Funding in Place - After three years of extensive planning, testing, and building industry relationships, The Sports Retail Networks announced the closing of its Series A funding. "We are now positioned to roll out our premier digital signage brand, The Golf Network, to more than 100 retail locations in the next two months," announced Mark Biestman, co-founder and CEO/President.
  • NTT commercializes aroma-emitting digital signage system - They tested it for nearly a year now but today Japan’s telecommunications giant NTT announces their aroma-emitting digital signage system is finally available [JP] for advertising and promotion companies in and outside Nippon.
  • Turning Point for Touch Screens - The success of the iPhone has encouraged other companies to explore multitouch screens. It might follow that if people like using their fingers on the screen of a cellphone, they would like it even better on the bigger displays of computers.
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