Scala Partner Conference Mines Digital Signage Best Practices – AVNetwork

By David Keene On April 02, 2014

The Scala Partner Conference kicked off Day One in Austin on Wednesday, bringing together invited industry experts, top Scala executives and data analysts, and Scala integration partners to explore best practices in the digital signage space. With a look at both the big picture … Read More »


[VIDEO] Engaging Shopping Experience at Tesco Off License

At the Tesco Off License in The Merrion Centre in Dublin, a state of the art digital signage solution was installed by Scala Partner IPC Digital Media using Scala as the customer experience engine.

IPC Media received a brief to create a Tesco Off license, “Store of the Future”, that was … Read More »



The Connected Store

A demo of Scala’s Connected Store solution presents visitors with an engaging, interactive shopping experience. Mobile devices and apps have introduced retailers to an unprecedented level of personalised engagement. By means of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) it is now possible to pinpoint a customer’s location within a store. Scala demonstrates … Read More »



Connected Cafe

Ordering and waiting for a coffee to go is a breeze at Scala’s coffee bar. Order your coffee through a self-service kiosk without the need to remember your ticket number: A picture is taken when you order. Once the coffee is ready your picture will show up on a screen. … Read More »



Near Field Communication (NFC)



Scala Interactive Social Media Wall



Data Tells Me You Eat Pickles On Your Hamburger – MediaPost

Digital signs in fast-food restaurants and retail stores got a whole lot more predictive this week, with the news that digital signage software provider Scala teamed up with broadband and satellite provider Hughes Network Systems. The partnership will support Scala’s Retail Signage and Digital Menu Board Services, which target ads … Read More »


Feb. 25, 2pm EST – Message Design and Data Integration

See how to use Scala’s dynamic media and data integration capabilities to create targeted and relevant content.

When: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
Presenter: Marc Rifkin, Director of Services, Scala

Marc Rifkin has been delivering Scala services and innovative solutions for more than 20 years. Learn from his … Read More »



Feb 26, 2pm EST – The Connected Store

Leverage mobile, geo-location, customer data and other interactive technologies to create immersive and personalized experiences for in-store consumers.

When: Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
Presenter: Amy Wilson, Product Manager

Amy Wilson is the newest member of Scala’s Product Management team, working closely with Connected Store and Advanced Analytics … Read More »



ON DEMAND – Analyze This: Leveraging Big Data for an Enhanced Customer Experience

Implement the missing piece of your omni-channel strategy with the power of mobile technologies to create personal, relevant and dynamic experiences. Learn how to leverage data and smart communication to inspire and engage your customers.

Presenter: Dina Townsend, Sr. Director of Retail

A 20-year veteran delivering and designing technology solutions, Dina Townsend … Read More »



HughesON Expands Using Scala Software – Commercial Integrator

Hughes expands HughesON Media Services with new multi-channel retail signage and digital menu board services using Scala software.

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) today announced that it has teamed with digital signage software leader, Scala, to offer retailers and quick-service restaurants (QSR) turnkey multi-channel retail signage and multi-screen digital menu board … Read More »



rAVe RADIO Talks to Scala CEO Tom Nix on Opening Day at DSE

We are live at the annual Digital Signage Expo (DSE) and right before the official opening of the show, we grabbed Scala CEO, Tom Nix, and he filled us in on what’s new at Scala, how their 2013 was and what to expect from Scala and the digital signage market … Read More »


Why you should bet on Scala at DSE 2014 – signageinfo.com

There’s only one group of guaranteed winners in Las Vegas: the attendees of DSE 2014. Hailed as the largest international tradeshow for digital signage, anyone pacing the show floor is sure to be swooned by the endless rows of exhibitions. Standing out is about as tough as a pair of … Read More »


Why you should bet on Scala at DSE 2014

Join Scala at DSE 2014
Stand #736

There’s only one group of guaranteed winners in Las Vegas: the attendees of DSE 2014. Hailed as the largest international tradeshow for digital signage, anyone pacing the show floor is sure to be swooned by the endless rows of exhibitions. Standing out is about as … Read More »



Michael Schaffer Named Scala Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

Scala, Inc. announces Michael Schaffer as their new Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Reporting to Scala Chief Executive Officer Tom Nix, Schaffer started on January 20, 2014. Schaffer will be responsible for Scala’s worldwide finance, technology, facilities and human resources functions.

“Michael has extensive finance and corporate development experience … Read More »



Dual-Display Signboards Help IAdea and Scala Win Record-setting Project

An innovative new feature added to IAdea’s latest line of Android-based digital signboards helped IAdea and Scala win a record-setting 7,500-unit project. The solution will be demonstrated at Scala’s booth K182 in Hall 8 at the Integrated Systems Europe show, Feb 4-6 at Amsterdam, and at booth #736 at the … Read More »


Scala digital signage brings store into omni-channel environment – Speak

Scala, who had its own booth at NRF for the first time, had a number of different digital signage solutions on display. These solutions aim to create a more engaging customer experience and make the store part of retailers’ omni-channel offering. Using Microsoft Kinect, Scala’s digital signage leveraged gesture control … Read More »



Tesco Store of the Future – Speak

IPC Media supplied and installed Ireland’s first state-of-the-art digital signage solution from Scala for a Tesco off licence in The Merrion Centre in Dublin

Tesco is the largest supermarket retailer in the British Isles and Ireland. Its operations in the UK are the largest within the group, with more than 3,000 … Read More »


Sprint presents in the Retail Forum at DSE 2014

Platt Retail Institute will present its annual Retail Forum, with the theme “Omni-Channel and the Future of Retail,” on February 11, 2014, in conjunction with Digital Signage Expo. Designed for retailers and other end users of customer-facing digital technologies, the Forum is scheduled from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at … Read More »


Scala Opening Digital Store for NRF

Putting your product pots and pans in context tends to be a good thing at most trade shows, but that’s particularly so when it comes to things like retail. So Scala is, I think, making a sharp move with the Digitally Connected Store it’s “opening” on the floor of next … Read More »


NRF 2014 Big Bang Ideas From Scala Inc

NRF’s Annual Convention and EXPO 2014 is more than just a chance to build a business card collection — it’s a peek into the future of retail – or at least. so says Scala in a release earlier today entitled ‘What to expect from Scala at The Big Show‘.

It continued, … Read More »


What to expect from Scala at The Big Show

NRF’s Annual Convention and EXPO 2014 is more than just a chance to build a business card collection—it’s a peek into the future of retail. In the age of mobile technology, this is how Scala envisions the retail industry moving forward:

 

The Digitally Connected Store

Scala helps retailers create and optimize immersive, … Read More »


New NPR Headquarters Leverages Scala Software to Inform and Engage Visitors

QUICK FACTS:
• NPR delivers breaking national and world news to 26 million listeners in the US each week
• Large mosaic LED videowall in main lobby provides up-to-date, dynamic content
• Videowall complemented by a range of other content-driven screens
• Large external digital tower and ticker displays viewable to drivers passing by
• … Read More »



Holt Renfrew Video Walls Aim High – Sign Media Canada

Gridcast Media, a digital signage consultancy in Richmond Hill, Ont., recently partnered with light-emitting diode (LED) display provider NanoLumens to design giant video walls for a Holt Renfrew store in Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre.

The high-end department store’s redesigned façade includes six 8.8 x 1.2-m (29 x 4-ft) panels, which function … Read More »



The Catalyst to Your Marketing Plan – PRI’s Journal of Retail Analytics

Understanding Digital Signage Solutions:
the Catalyst to Your Marketing Plan

By Amy Savidge, Retail Enterprise Account Manager, Scala, Inc.

Published in PRI’s Journal of Retail Analytics

This may sound familiar, too familiar: A customer walks into a store, her
item list locked and loaded, and her mind is set on what she wants. More
time is … Read More »



State of the Art Tesco Off License, Dublin – DailyDOOH

IPC Digital Media supplied and installed Ireland’s first state of the art digital signage solution for Tesco Off License in The Merrion Centre in Dublin.

The brief was to create a Tesco Off License store of the future that was both scalable and sustainable, to enhance Tesco customers’ shopping experience by … Read More »



Integrating digital signage solutions with mobile for personalized service in branch – Finance on Windows

Our own Daniel Rubenstein was interviewed for the latest issue of Finance on Windows: http://digital.onwindows.com/finance/2013/fow-winter/#26

There has been much debate about the future of bank branches and whether they will cease to remain important. According to research and industry experts, bricks-and mortar branches are not going away, but rather evolving and … Read More »



What Microtiles were invented for [video] – DailyDOOH

by Alex Hughes from Amigo

Over the past few years Amigo has created a variety of MicroTile installations for a variety of unique client projects. Our most recently completed Media Wall using MicroTiles was for PwC which has just gone live as the centrepiece to their new Embankment Place HQ in … Read More »



ON DEMAND Webinar: The Neiman Marcus In-Store Customer Engagement Roadmap

Be sure to watch this on demand webinar from Scala, Neiman Marcus, Microsoft and RIS!
Description:

Retailers face a unique challenge in today’s environment; In-store customer engagement has become a top priority as retailers refocus their efforts on bringing their stores to life. However, technology budgets are such that an engagement platform … Read More »


Video Wall at Mall of the Emirates – AV Network

Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates, one of the largest shopping centers in the Middle East, is now home to a 54-monitor video wall powered by Matrox Mura MPX Series controller boards. Installed by ALMOE AV Systems and integrated by a local distributor, the wall displays dynamic digital signage content aimed … Read More »



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