Category: Digital Signage Industry


Great New Additions with Scala Digital Signage

Stunning model Sophie Anderton brought Westfield London to a show stopping halt this week, almost 20 years after her debut in Gossard’s iconic 90s poster campaign.

The campaign recreates Sophie’s original pose on a bed of hay, which caused a stir when it first appeared 17 years ago.

The campaign is running … Read More »



Jyske Bank uses Scala to deliver award winning TV

On October 1st Danish Bank, Jyske Bank, launched its new News channel which will bring up-to-date financial news to its Danish branches and online via jyskebank.tv.

Jyske Bank is the first non-media company in the world to launch a news channel that will keep their employees and customers updated on the … Read More »



Scala attends OVAB Digital Signage Conference Munich

At 18 and 19 September Scala attended OVAB Digital Signage Conference in Munich (Germany). This event is Europe’s leading Digital Signage and Digital out of Home conference. It was held for the seventh time and took place at the Kempinski Munich Airport Hotel. OVAB (Out-of-Home Video Advertising Bureau) Europe is … Read More »


3 Quick Questions with Darren Cremins

We’ve recently had a chance to catch up with our most twitter-famous employee, Darren Cremins, UK & Ireland Sales Manager! (Follow him on twitter – @darrencremins) All shameless plugs aside, we were lucky enough to grab him for a few minutes of his day for this installment of … Read More »


Samsung’s Scala-supported SMART Signage Platform to be launched in Germany

This week Samsung is launching its SMART Signage Platform in Germany. Scala will be at the event in Munich and will present the Scala solution for Samsung’s new platform.

The Samsung SMART Signage Platform is an integrated platform that eliminates the need for external media players. Scala supports this solution meaning … Read More »


Innovative Projects Presented at Digital Communication Conference Moscow

Scala, LG and Dismart organized a conference for Digital Communication users at the Holliday Inn Hotel in Moscow this week.

About 60 guests from different market sectors, ranging from the financial and hospitality to the retail industry visited the event. Through presentations of Scala, LG, Dismart and KIA, the audience was … Read More »



Mdina Media brings its new QS-Series to the Scala stand at ISE

Mdina Media, leader in Digital Signage embedded solutions, has a new series of products to show during the ISE 2013 at the Scala stand. In Hall 10 at Stand N1219, Mdina Media will showcase its new QS-Series with AMD Embedded R-Series Platform on board.

The new series is based on AMD’s … Read More »



Scala Innovation Forum to take place in Grimstad on November 28th

On November 28th Scala hosts a Forum for Innovation in Communication in the Norwegian city of Grimstad. Speakers from leading Norwegian companies and academia from the local University of Agder present their views on the possibilities of digital communication in today’s world.

The agenda of the event is as follows:

10:00 Welcome
Andreas … Read More »


Digital Signage adds to the atmosphere

Ahead of the 2012/2013 ice hockey season, Swedish team Skellefteå AIK has invested in digital signage for their ice hockey arena. The plan is to offer sponsors an attractive way to market themselves towards the fans.

Scala partner Zone Systems has been in charge of the installation and their CEO, Anders … Read More »



What are the odds its Scala?

Our UK Platinum Partner, Simnet, will be exhibiting at the BOS Bookmakers show this week.

What is interesting here is that they are not only using Scala to drive general promotional screens in the windows and in -store, but also the video wall gantry that is synonymous with bookmakers shops.

This Scala … Read More »



Retailers opt for mobile POS solutions

Today retailers are updating their in-store technology to keep up with the new, technology-savvy customer. Merchants in particular have found that they need to have real-time POS capabilities to meet the demand for immediate consumer gratification. Scala is helping retailers meet these challenges with our Digital Signage solutions.

As the influence … Read More »


Three Quick Questions on Advanced Analytics: Influencing Customers at Point of Decision

Retailers and quick service restaurants (QSR) are looking to use Big Data to create new business
opportunities and increase sales. Advanced analytics allows companies to tap complex data resources
to create more effective digital communications programs.


Scala Software Bundled in New Digital Signage Evaluation Kit 2012 from Intel, Kontron and Microsoft

We are pleased to announce Scala Software is bundled in new DSEK -12!

Scala Software takes full advantage of superior computing performance
enhanced media and graphics capabilities of new Digital Signage
Evaluation Kit 2012 (DSEK-12) from Intel, Kontron and Microsoft.

Scala software drives content creation, management and distribution in
digital signage networks. Scala has certified … Read More »


Weekly Spot – August 10

This week’s media stories include Retail TouchPoints’ takeaways from their recently concluded webinar on mobile POS and TechDecisions’ tips on setting up digital signage teams. Hope you enjoy reading these stories along with a great visual on some digital displays surrounding the London 2012 Olympic Games.

 

The Mobile POS Tipping Point

Retail … Read More »


Weekly Spot – August 3

This week’s Scala media stories include tips for retailers by our expert Marcy Patzer on getting started with digital signage and a profile on an LED digital signage installation at Naples airport. Hope you enjoy reading these stories along with an article on mobile checkouts.

 

Five Tips for Introducing Digital Signage … Read More »


Three Quick Questions with Craig Miller of Hammond Communications Group

Hammond Communications Group is a high-definition video production and web design company based in Lexington, Kentucky and a certified Scala partner. We recently spoke with their vice president of interactive media Craig Miller about the company’s approach to digital signage.

RC: Hammond Communications has a broad background in delivering multi-media communication solutions. … Read More »


Weekly Spot – July 20

This week’s media stories include commentary by our retail expert Marcy Patzer and our marketing expert Dave Palermo. Hope you enjoy reading these articles along with our blog post on Digital Signage Japan!

Five Ways Retailers Can Get More From Digital Signage

Our retail expert Marcy Patzer discusses five tips for retailers … Read More »


Scala Has Strong Presence at Digital Signage Japan

Since our market entry more than eight years ago, Japan has been instrumental to Scala’s strategic business plan.. We have been able to achieve significant market share in Japan for large-scale digital signage networks in verticals such as retail and transportation.

Digital Signage Japan is a very special event for us … Read More »


Weekly Spot – July 13

This week’s stories include a study on millennials about their buying behavior and another one on how RFID technology is changing retail. Hope you enjoy reading these stories along with the article on Ben & Jerry’s digital signage installation.

 

Young Shoppers Want Integration of Online, Store Experience

A recent study found that … Read More »


Weekly Spot – July 6

This week’s story review includes a blog post highlighting IMS Research’s latest study on the digital signage market. Hope you enjoy reading about the study along with blog posts on digital menu boards and kiosks.

 

The World Market for Digital Signage – 2012 Edition

IMS Research released a new report that estimates … Read More »


Three Ways Digital Menu Boards Can Boost QSR Business

In an effort to better inform and engage with customers, many quick service restaurants (QSR) are replacing their printed menu boards with high-resolution digital menu boards. In the typical QSR, customers are in a hurry – but still want a high-quality experience. Using digital menu boards can help restaurants satisfy … Read More »


Weekly Spot – June 29

This week included a media story on colleges and universities using digital signage to engage with students, incorporating comments from a Scala expert and customer. Hope you enjoy reading this article along with our blog posts on Panphonics and digital menu boards.

 

What’s Your Sign?

This article looks at digital signage in … Read More »


Ask a Scala Expert: June 27

This Week’s Focus: Quick Service Restaurants

How can quick service restaurants new to digital signage get started?

Start with the basics and do them well. Restaurants should talk to experienced specialists from the field before implementing a digital menu board solution. You should integrate your digital signage with a restaurant’s ambience to … Read More »


Three Quick Questions with Kari Mettälä of Panphonics

We had the opportunity to sit down with Kari Mettälä, CEO of Scala partner Panphonics. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Finland, Panphonics is a global leader in directional audio solutions.

 

RC: How would you describe the value of the sound in digital signage networks?

KM: Audio has been proven … Read More »


Weekly Spot – June 22

This week included media stories on Scala-powered digital signage networks in Tokyo, Japan and Manchester City, England. Hope you enjoy reading these articles along with a blog post on improving digital signage player designs!

Scala Powers Digital Menus at Ben & Jerry's Japan Flagship

Ben & Jerry’s flagship store in Japan installed … Read More »


Ben & Jerry’s Japan Goes Cutting Edge with Digital Signage

 

We are excited to announce Scala software powers digital menu boards and a live Twitter Ticker at Ben & Jerry’s flagship store in Tokyo, Japan. This installation at Ben & Jerry’s not only adds a contemporary tech café feel to the brand’s trademark 1960s-era store design theme, … Read More »


Ben & Jerry’s Japan Goes Cutting Edge with Digital Signage

 

We are excited to announce Scala software powers digital menu boards and a live Twitter Ticker at Ben & Jerry’s flagship store in Tokyo, Japan. This installation at Ben & Jerry’s not only adds a contemporary tech café feel to the brand’s trademark 1960s-era store design theme, … Read More »


Weekly Spot – June 15

This week, Scala experts were featured in Mashable and Systems Contractor News stories. Hope you enjoy reading these articles along with a story on our Ingram Micro news!

 

Bright Lights, Big City: The Future of Digital Display Is Stunning

An article in leading tech blog Mashable discusses the future of digital displays … Read More »


Weekly Spot – June 8

This week, two Scala experts provided interesting insights into the world of digital menu boards and digital signage hardware designs. We hope you enjoy reading these stories!

 

How QSRs Can Gain Maximum Benefit from Digital Menu Boards

Scala senior director Damon Crowhurst discusses how quick service restaurants can make the most out … Read More »


Weekly Spot – June 1

We spotted some cool stories this week and thought you might be interested in reviewing them too!

 

Scala CEO Tom Nix Interviewed at DSE2012

Tom Nix was interviewed at Digital Signage Expo 2012.

A Spotlight on the Customers

This article discusses the use of digital signage in retail banking featuring comments from Scala senior … Read More »


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