A new report from The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concluded last week there is now no way to prevent global warming from intensifying over the next 30 years, though there is still a short window to prevent the most harrowing future. Discussions have been ongoing for decades on how industries can better meet sustainability goals and pro-AV is no exception. Digital signage has long been heralded as a solution for reducing waste and CO2 emissions.
In these uncertain times, understanding your health status and that of others is critical. Temperature kiosks help to provide a safer environment for employees, visitors and guests, and because of this, are fast becoming a critical asset for many businesses in which personnel must work on site.
Out-of-home advertising faced the most extreme challenges among all ad categories over the past 15 months. And while the pandemic is by no means over, the OOH category has rebounded. The actions taken by the industry and the lessons learned offer overarching universal guidance as we move beyond this very difficult Covid-19 period.
Home Depot Inc. is deploying Bluetooth technology in a quest to stop crime in its stores and deter thieves who grab items and take goods to pawn shops or put them online for sale.
More than 35 organizations, including Public Citizen and the National Lawyers Guild, have joined the campaign urging companies such as Albertsons Cos. and Macy’s Inc. not to use facial recognition screening tools on employees or customers, citing concerns over privacy and racial justice, the group said in a statement Wednesday. The coalition plans to use social media to call out retailers using the tools, it said.
Digital signage is not a new concept. It has been around for many years, mainly in the form of LCD and LED screens and billboards. Digital signage is already a powerful tool used to promote business, display messages, and advertise brands. However, as AI develops and becomes more accessible, digital signage is taken to a whole new level by making it interactive and more attractive.
People often ask me what out-of-home (OOH) media’s role was during the pandemic. They are usually asking with the assumption that the screens were dark and the streets were empty. On the contrary: OOH played a critical role in keeping people informed and safe during each stage of the pandemic
With consumers returning to stores following the COVID-19 lockdowns in many regions, retailers have an opportunity to return to growth. One factor they need to be cognizant of is that shopping habits have changed, and many consumers are more comfortable with digital commerce.
As municipalities evolve into the trending “smart cities”, digital signage remains at the core of the execution plan. Whether digital displays are located inside or out, they provide critical information to the community that is an accessible form of communication for all area residents.
7-Eleven Begins Digital Signage Rollout in Australia. Visual Art, a digital signage provider in Stockholm, Sweden, is entering the Australian market with deployments at 7-Eleven convenience stores.