NEWS: A new QR code-integrated billboard campaign for the University of Bristol is currently targeting UK rail passengers.
NEWS: QR code solution provider Mobile Tag has released details on a recent campaign to promote a new video game, which its client says attracted more than 100,000 people prior to the game's launch.
FEATURE: Increasingly, billboards, banners and posters are sporting a black and white box sitting, usually, on their bottom corner.
OPINION: The argument of print versus digital media is an empty one, suggests Laurel Brunner.
NEWS: Canon has expanded its Essential Business Builder programme, adding a series of entry-level cross-media workshops for print houses looking to move beyond traditional remits.
NEWS: Heathrow Airport's 98 powerpole stations are being taken over by Statoil and JCDecaux in what both companies believes is an advertising first.
FEATURE: Print often seems to punch under its weight in the media mix, says Barney Cox. Yet Cross Media 2013 is looking to correct this.
FEATURE: Geny Caloisi attends the Outdoor Works conference and looks at the trends, concerns and future paths of the out-of-home industry.
NEWS: Posterscope has teamed up with Proxama to provide a real-time reporting and content management system for NFC campaigns.
NEWS: Clear Channel have partnered with daily free newspaper Metro to provide access to the publication's news, entertainment and sport via Clear Channel's bus shelter advertising.
NEWS: Paragon has teamed up with Linkz to release a new app allowing users to access digital content from their mobiles, similar to Documobi.
NEWS: Wide-format software provider Caldera has announced a series of launches and updates for FESPA 2013, including a new web-to-print solution.
FEATURE: FESPA Global Summit brought together presenters and attendees from across the world and across the print supply chain. Laurel Brunner explores the ideas that were generated and what they could mean for the future of print.
FEATURE: Near field communication is potentially a valuable way for advertisers to engage with their audience on a deeper level. So what's stopping them? Geny Caloisi asks a selection of industry experts.
NEWS: Digital signage solutions provider Onelan has announced its plans for Integrated Systems Europe 2013, taking place in Amsterdam.
NEWS: Ricoh has launched a new plug-in for Adobe Acrobat X Pro which promises to allow print providers to expand their business opportunities.
OPINION: There’s currently a real buzz around the out-of-home (OOH) sector, and it’s easy to see why, according to Matt Gordon, co-founder of Limited Space.
NEWS: Meadows Publishing Solutions has released a software module for Adobe InDesign to create QR codes, data matrix and PDF417 barcodes for print.
FEATURE: James Matthews-Paul reports on the last month's Cross Media 2012 event, assessing its audience profile and educational series, and determining whether or not its inaugural outing was a success.
NEWS: The Royal Air Force Museum is using taxi advertising for the first time with London Taxi Advertising.
NEWS: Eye will this week switch on Amplify, a technology-agnostic out-of-home advertising platform that allows campaigns to extend onto smartphones.
NEWS: The Nottingham centre of Signs Express has produced a range of durable, anti-vandal signs featuring QR codes.
NEWS: Digital signage platform provider Scala has announced that it will showcase new interactive solutions at Screenmedia Expo on May 16th and 17th.
NEWS: Students from the Deutschen Journalistenschule (DJS) in partnership with the VDP will present a bilingual newspaper project, entitled ink., at drupa.
FEATURE: Morwenna Kearns looks at the importance of eye-catching POS and new developments in the marketplace.
OPINION: The two Westfield shopping centres in London pride themselves on being leaders in digital advertising. Geny Caloisi looks at the arrival of Futurefashion.
NEWS: CBS Outdoor has announced the results of its European survey into interactive behaviour.
NEWS: Pyramid Computer will be showing a polytouch 32 multi-touch system at Retail Business Technology Expo 2012.
NEWS: JCDecaux has teamed up with media planner Kinetic in a new project called Test the Near Future.
NEWS: Scala has compiled a Digital Signage Checklist intended to help visitors to DSE choose the best digital signage system for their needs.
FEATURE: Delivering content used to be so simple: print, radio, television, banners and signs. But add in the digital dimension and delivery is just the start of the problem.
NEWS: ComQi is to launch five new place-based mobile applications for use with retail digital signage.
FEATURE: Now might be an interesting time to draw comparisons with industry thoughts and directions this December compared with the same time twelve months ago.
NEWS: ScanMe says it has found 'huge success' with its QR code marketing system. The company offers products such as T-shirts and business cards printed with personal codes to individuals and marketers.
FEATURE: The question of digital signage and the internet's negative effect on print and static signage has been raised many times, but some projects show that a range of media can actually work together for brilliant results.
NEWS: Kremer Signs has launched a new interactive information board which incorporates QR codes and near field communication (NFC) technologies.
FEATURE: Morwenna Kearns looks at the growing NFC market.
OPINION: Trade fairs in our industry have done a good job of combining demonstrations with educational sessions. This year's Viscom Düsseldorf is not likely to disappoint in this regard.
NEWS: Fastsigns Guildford has introduced a Quick Response (QR) code package to local businesses.
NEWS: VIGC has released the results of a study finding that less than a quarter of quick response (QR) codes tested were readable using an average smartphone.
NEWS: enVu has recently agreed a deal with property investment trust General Growth Properties, which it hopes will enable it to reach greater numbers of consumers.
NEWS: Jibestream has commented on the success of its interactive kiosk deployment in a branch of Canadian Tire in Toronto, which aims to help customers find products with a combination of media.
NEWS: Fastsigns has announced that it will now be offering its customers quick response, or QR, code integration with its product range, a move which it says will allow businesses to have an additional means of connecting with potential customers.
NEWS: Digital signage provider 11 Giraffes has announced the ability to incorporate quick response, or QR, codes into its products.
NEWS: In-store signage management software company Pierhouse has launched a new application which can create 'thousands of QR codes in minutes' for shelf edges.
NEWS: Digital signage company Stratacache has commented on the way Quick Response (QR codes) can be integrated into retail signs, and has stated it will demonstrate the technology at the Shopper Marketing Expo in Chicago this week.