OPINION: AllSee Technologies's Thomas Fraser-Bacon asks when does a digital signage project need to be interactive and in which scenarios are touchscreens most effective?
NEWS: An innovation in 'through-glass' touchscreen technology available from Merseyside-based LifeSize Touch will allow shops to engage passersby outside opening hours.
NEWS: Touchez has announced that it will be the exclusive UK distributor for the 3D Wayfinder, an indoor wayfinding solution for multi-touch kiosks and tablets.
NEWS: Engage Production has completed two 'stunning' installations at the headquarters of news corporation Bloomberg in New York, USA.
NEWS: AOpen has showcased its latest digital signage innovations for retail with Microsoft Windows Embedded at Retail Event Netherlands.
NEWS: Gatwick Airport has become the first to benefit from a new interactive media wall developed by Eye and Monster Media.
NEWS: 3D sensing specialist PrimeSense has announced that its vice president Ohad Shvueli will participate in a talk at this week's Digital Signage Expo.
NEWS: Visitors to the Midland Center for the Arts in Michigan, USA, can now 'escape the ordinary' with a new digital paint canvas made possible with the Christie Interactivity Kit.
NEWS: Philips Public Signage brand license partner MMD has revealed a raft of new launches at ISE 2013.
NEWS: Finnish touchscreen manufacturer MultiTouch is following up a 'successful' run at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month with a 17-display stand at ISE 2013, which opens today in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
NEWS: Nexcom has introduced its range of all-in-one kiosk panel PCs, which it says are 'perfect' for use as self-service interactive kiosks for applications from gaming to medical.
NEWS: 3M is set to exhibit a first prototype 46" (117cm) multi-touch chassis display at ISE this month, alongside other new options.
NEWS: Pyramid Computer will showcase additions to its multi-touch kiosks at ISE, including the first outing for its new 22" (56cm) and 32" (81cm) POS solutions with quick mounting.
NEWS: MultiTouch has launched what it says are the world's first fully integrated large-format displays with the Microsoft Windows 8 operating system embedded.
NEWS: Elo Touch Solutions has introduced a new touchscreen for medical environments, the M-Series VuPoint.
NEWS: Multi-touch digital signage displays from Philips will be shipped with a free licence for Omnitapps Professional until the end of January 2013.
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: Nexcom has introduced its fanless multimedia panel PC, MPPC 2120T, with a 21.5" (55cm) vertical alignment touchscreen and LED backlight, which the company says provides 'exceptional visual at wide viewing angles'.
NEWS: MultiTouch has revealed how its MultiTaction displays were used to create what it says is the world's largest multiple contact interactive wall.
NEWS: Finnish manufacturer MultiTouch says that its new ultra-thin bezel (UTB) MultiTaction cell display is the 'first and only' interactive LCD screen of its kind, and is intended for 'demanding' public-facing applications.
NEWS: Elo Touch Solutions has revealed two new zero-bezel touchscreens designed for POS, information points and kiosk sites.
NEWS: A new DOOH campaign is encouraging people to find our their 'unique personality type', with the results appearing on digital screens and in emails.
NEWS: RadiantGroup's CaptivTouch interactive digital screens and software from Acquire Digital has been installed at restaurant chain Shoeless Joe's,
NEWS: North American petrol company Irving Oil has deployed an interactive digital signage network, IRVision.
NEWS: Tesco has deployed an 'interactive virtual grocery store' at Gatwick Airport, which allows travellers to browse and buy items to be delivered upon their return home.
NEWS: Mitsubishi Electric has announced it has installed the largest digital signage system in Japan at Narita International Airport.
NEWS: Engage Production is now a distributor of Displax's Skin Multitouch product range, described as 'the first large-format, through-glass multitouch system'.
NEWS: Philips has revealed a number of new products in its commercial signage and hospitality line-ups at InfoComm 2012.
NEWS: YCD Multimedia's digital media software and Interactive Digital Signage displays from Elo Touch Solutions are to be combined.
NEWS: The organiser of the new Digital Signage Road Show says the first stop of the tour at Screenmedia Expo was accessed by 'people from all over Europe'.
FEATURE: Morwenna Kearns previews digital signage event Screenmedia Expo 2012.
NEWS: Next month's Screenmedia Expo in London, UK will feature the exhibition debut of Philips Public Signage, in collaboration with NDS and AOpen.
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: Advantech has announced the availability of its new HIT-W181 touchscreen terminal.
NEWS: The digital screen arch that decorated the entrance to the Digital Signage Expo's (DSE) exhibition hall was created by BrightSign.
OPINION: Nick Smith gives deeper insight about the controversial new London bus shelter advert from children's charity Plan.
FEATURE: James Matthews-Paul gives his final report from digital signage show ISE 2012.
FEATURE: Multi-touch, transparency and bezel thickness: James Matthews-Paul reports live from ISE 2012 day two.
NEWS: Monster Media worked in the run-up to Christmas to promote the new perfume from Katy Perry, which allowed fans to create virtual Christmas decorations featuring their likeness.
NEWS: AOpen is to showcase its multitouch panel PC ordering kiosk and order registration system at ISE 2012.
FEATURE: A number of technologists are developing systems that read the hand gestures and body language of people interacting with screens, and the results are head-turning. Nick Smith looks at some of the applications.
NEWS: AllSee Technologies has added a new line of HD Multi Touch Screen Displays to its digital signage portfolio.
NEWS: DOOH media owner Eye has revealed its Interactive Monster Wall, installed in Manchester Airport in partnership with Monster Media, is being used by technology company IBM.
NEWS: AOpen Europe has brought to market a new multi-touch panel PC, called WarmTouch WT22M-RH.
FEATURE: Kiosks in the sense of interactive self-service have become a large part of the digital signage market. Morwenna Kearns looks at the applications.
OPINION: The now established Digital Signage Best Practice Award scheme at the Viscom Düsseldorf trade fair reminds us how useful, lucrative and downright cool digital signage applications can be.
NEWS: Mobile digital signage provider Digiadvans has carried out an advertising campaign for TomTom for the second time.
NEWS: Planar Systems and iQmetrix have announced a partnership which has resulted in the development of a new interactive touchscreen interface, called XQ Interactive Retail.
NEWS: Navigation and communications systems company Garmin has commented on an interactive digital signage solution it deployed recently.
NEWS: Surf clothing company Billabong has launched a new touchscreen kiosk at its Manly shop, in Sydney, Australia, which enables customers to book and buy last-minute surfing lessons and holidays.
NEWS: EyeClick and MagicInk have installed an interactive monitor system on eleven floors of cosmetics company Avon's new Manhattan headquarters.
NEWS: DisplayLite has released the new NEC DSTSUP551 display, a 55" (1.4m) professional touchscreen from the P551 series, to market.
NEWS: An initiative to raise awareness of waste management and recycling, organised by digital screen manufacturer Touchmedia, has nominated the winners of its 2011 competition.
NEWS: Japan-based monitor manufacturer iiyama has introduced two new types of touchscreen to the digital signage and kiosk market.
NEWS: Advantech has brought to market an 11.6" (29.5cm) touchscreen display, HIT-W121, which it says is designed for healthcare, hospitality and commercial environments.
NEWS: AdVu Advertising Networks has installed the first of 'many' digital media players at a Holiday Inn Express hotel in Florida, USA.
NEWS: Mobile digital signage provider Digiadvans is continuing its work with the UK's police force by supplying vans to Humberside Police.
NEWS: Yeahpoint has created a multimedia shopping 'experience' in Singapore at the flagship store of telecommunications provider SingTel.
NEWS: KPN has commented on the digital overhaul of 105 of its Netherlands retail sites using Scala products.
NEWS: Madrid-based Ministry of Science and Innovation has commented on the recent installation of a new digital signage system from Onelan.
NEWS: Outdoor media company Clear Channel has used the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity to reveal its new interactive screen network.
NEWS: MultiTouch has delivered an interactive multiple touch table for the University of Oregon, which combines a search system with the institution's branding.
NEWS: Touch2view will follow up the launch of its Giant iTab digital signage system at Screenmedia Expo with an appearance at Media Circus.
NEWS: NV3 Technologies, a Baltimore-based kiosk and digital signage manufacturer, has been chosen as the provider of DOOH offerings for the Baltimore Convention Center and Visitor Center to mark the city's 2011 Festive Summer programme.
NEWS: Al Barq Digital has announced the addition of two new shopping centres to its digital signage portfolio.
FEATURE: In part two of LG's help guide for retailers, Warren Lewis, LG's commercial director, B2B, elaborates on the types of technologies becoming more common in the retail sector and examines concerns surrounding content and connectivity.
NEWS: The team behind a museum project that combines digital and traditional visitor displays has commented on its success.
NEWS: A new input device for capacitive touchscreens such as the iPhone and the iPad, the 3M Smart Pen from 3M Touch Systems, has been introduced to the market.
NEWS: A new multi-touch 22" (55.9cm) chassis display has been introduced to the digital signage market by 3M Touch Systems, a subsidiary of 3M.
NEWS: This week's Digital Signage Expo (DSE) provided a platform for LG Electronics to exhibit its expanded range of commercial display solutions.
NEWS: A retirement community in Maryland, USA, has installed digital signage and touchscreen technology from Noventri which is being used to provide information, entertainment and education to its residents.
NEWS: X2O Media has revealed its Xpresenter vClips interactive HD video kiosk has been installed in the Athletics Hall of Fame of a New York college.
NEWS: The Janus Concierge Board, part of the Janus Displays product range from Morrow Technologies, has a new boarding pass feature that will allow passengers to check flight information including delays and cancellations from their hotels, conference areas or business centres.
NEWS: The growing popularity of interactivity in the digital out-of-home (DOOH) market has encouraged US provider Caltron to launch two new 22" (56cm) touchscreen monitors.
NEWS: 3M Touch Systems will demonstrate how its digital multi-touch displays can be used in the gaming industry at the ICE 2011 exhibition in the new year.
NEWS: The Snowflake suite from Swedish software solutions company Nuiteq is now able to drive Zytronic touchscreens, it has been announced.
NEWS: Electronic taxi-booking company Taxi Magic has announced a new deal with media and entertainment firm Reach Media Group (RMG).
NEWS: Tivus and its strategic partner Digital Ads have agreed a five-year digital signage contract with 'a prestigious Omaha hotel property', it has announced.
NEWS: Dubai Festival City has chosen Al Barq Digital to support its digital signage needs in a recently announced five-year deal.