DSN EMEA Vol. 2 No. 17

   VOL. 2 ISSUE 17 

Independent News from


VOL. 2 ISSUE 17 - May 4th , 2013

 Screen as Long as a Boeing 747

One Outdoor Media, a subsidiary of Elonex, launches its latest large-format digital screen. Located at Junction 9 of the M6 (adjacent to Birmingham Gateway) and made up of two panels (Northbound of 35m x 7.2m and Southbound of 30m x 7.2m), it will reach a total 468 square meters of LED.

With a length of over 65m, the screen is almost as long as a Boeing 747 and One Outdoor claims that makes their screen “the largest digital screen in Europe...”



  HypoSurface: The Moving Screen  



The makers call HypoSurface “a brand new world of digital form, function, creativity and interaction.” 
They also call it “the world’s first content delivery system where the screen surface physically moves.” Personally, we believe we invented moving screen surfaces when we hung a sheet in the backyard and projected Die Hard2." But there’s no disputing HypoSurface is an attention-getter. 


Whether a permanent or temporary installation, as a feature in a landmark building, a revenue-generator in a shopping mall, an interactive centre-piece in a museum/theme park, or a show-stopper, HypoSurface offers the one thing a LCD, Plasma, LED, OLED, or plain projection screen can’t:  *motion that can interact with audio and video content*. Literally, Hyposurface can massage a body as well as a mind... 




  Matrox Shows Off Lingerie

Matrox Mura Video wall controller

In-store entertainment provider PlayNetwork leverages Matrox's video wall solution to create a 30-monitor, 2-story-high installation in London for a leading lingerie brand.
The giant, 8m-high, 30-monitor video wall powered by Matrox Mura MPX Series video wall controller boards welcomes clients displaying dynamic digital content.
It spans the height of a spiral staircase leading up the first few floors while a mirrored hallway reflects on-screen content throughout the store to reach most everyone inside. 





  Airgoo Android-based Wireless 


Airgoo's MicroPlayer upgrades any flat panel TV to a wireless digital signage display.

Running on the 1GHz ARM CPU and with up to 4GB storage for media content, the MicroPlayer is powered via a micro USB port eliminating the need for additional hardware or installation. Your customers can plug the device into the HDMI socket of the display and play almost any type of picture or video format. 

This cost-effective Android 4.0 ICS solution comes with a very easy-to-use cloud CMS with most features expected of a video and fixed image digital signage solution...”





  Scotland's First Ciy Centre

Full Motion Digital Screen in Glasgow

Glasgow St Enoch

Media owner Ocean Outdoor is working with Glasgow shopping destination St Enoch Centre to install Scotland’s first city centre full motion digital outdoor screen, a 12.8m by 6.1m HD screen.

Host to the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Glasgow is the UK’s largest retail centre outside of London.  St Enoch Centre is one of the busiest shopping malls in Scotland, attracting more than 20 million shoppers last year. The Screen @Glasgow St Enoch is located at the junction of Argyle Street and Buchanan Street, attracting more than 1.237 million impacts per two weeks.
Ocean Outdoor marketing director Richard Malton: “This is the first screen we are installing in Glasgow and the first full motion digital screen in a Scottish city centre. Glasgow was our first port of calls...  






  "Give Me a Job @Key Systems"


Experts that take their own advice to heart are preferred. That’s why out of home media software specialist Key Systems advertises its own job vacancies on digital posters. Using Signature Outdoor’s CityVision digital screens (photo below), in the heart of Birmingham, Key Systems broadcasted its job offers to thousands of passers-by.

Signature Outdoor CityVision’s digital screens network was launched only last year. The 4m x 6m billboard with 10mm definition is located on the approach to the Bullring Shopping Centre...




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