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RMG Networks Appoints Technology Veteran Ankur Ahlowalia as Chief Executive Officer to Accelerate Growth in Cloud Digital Signage Platform…

Accomplished technology leader brings 20 years of senior leadership experience and a strong track record of value creation RMG Networks, a cloud digital signage leader enhancing the digital workplace experience, announced the appointment of industry veteran Ankur Ahlowalia as chief executive officer. Ahlowalia is an accomplished executive with a track record in leading and accelerating revenue growth and profitability for enterprise software companies. Ahlowalia previously served as Chief Revenue Officer at SecureAuth,…

Reflect AdLogic Delivers More Than One Billion Ads in 2019 and Powers One of the Largest Digital Signage Networks in the US

Platform Enables PatientPoint and Cedar Fair to Seamlessly Incorporate Measurable Advertising into Specialized Brand Content Reflect, a leader in award-winning digital signage, announced that its AdLogic platform has served more than one billion ads this year. This momentum is the result of multiple enhancements to the platform and the expansion of its digital signage activations. Reflect customers include Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, one of the world’s largest operators of amusement parks, water parks and park…

Spectrio Expands Digital Signage and Interactive Technology With VS Networks Merger

The Company Now Powers More Than 50,000 Screens Worldwide Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of in-store marketing solutions powered by content and technology, announced that it has merged with VS Networks, a leader in cutting-edge digital and interactive signage, headquartered in Chicago, Ill. With the merger, the Company now powers more than 50,000 screens worldwide with robust back-end tools that help retailers drive in-store sales and create engaging customer experiences. Spectrio expands digital…

Loop Media, Inc. Acquires Audio Discovery Platform Spkr; Announces Formation of Loop Media Studios to be Run by Television, Radio, and…

Loop Media, Inc., the first media company focused on fully integrated 360-degree engagement of music videos and other premium short-form content by consumers and businesses, announced its acquisition of Spkr, the first audio platform centered on short-form content, featured as “one of the apps we love right now” by Apple when it debuted last year. The acquisition further expands Loop Media’s content offering as it continues to become a more diverse media company, expanding into audio as a complement to its extensive…

Mood Media Appoints Seasoned Digital-Out-of-Home (DOOH) Media Industry Veteran, Paul Jankauskas, to Lead Mood Content Platforms

Mood Media, the world’s largest on-premise and connected media solutions company dedicated to elevating the Customer Experience, announced the hiring of Paul Jankauskas as its new Senior Vice President (SVP) of Mood Content Platforms. Bringing more than 20 years of experience in the media industry, including within content development and out-of-home (OOH) sectors, Jankauskas is now responsible for growing Mood Media’s ad sales network, further building out Mood’s world-class sales organization and expanding our retail…

Cisco, Qwilt and Digital Alpha Define the Future of Content Delivery with New Open Caching Solution for Service Providers

Companies introduce new model for streaming media delivery leveraging Open Caching architecture deployed at the edge of the service provider networks; it offers unprecedented levels of quality with open, global APIs endorsed by the Streaming Video Alliance Innovative business model enables zero-capex and limited-risk deployment, helping service providers generate new revenue as active participants of the content delivery value chain BT has adopted this solution to deliver high-quality streaming experiences across its…

Minute Media Selects Triton Digital to Power Its Podcast Monetization Strategy

Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, and Minute Media, a leading global technology and digital publishing platform, announced that Minute Media has selected Triton’s powerful suite of podcast technology to power the delivery, monetization, and measurement of its podcast content. Through this partnership, Minute Media will utilize Triton’s enterprise podcast platform, Omny Studio, to unify the hosting of their 90+ global sports podcasts, including The Players’…

EDO Launches Ad EnGage, the Industry’s First User-Directed TV Ad Insights Platform to Make TV Advertising More Effective for Brands,…

Platform for Competitive Intelligence and Search Engagement Empowers Users to Quickly Generate Unprecedented Insights on TV Ad Activity, Effectiveness, and Consumer Purchase Intent EDO Inc., the data, measurement, and analytics company, announced the launch of its new Ad EnGage platform. The platform is the industry’s first user-directed TV ad insights platform, putting the power to quickly and easily generate unprecedented TV ad insights in the hands of brands, agencies, and networks. The platform can be customized with…

Benztown + McVay Media Podcast Networks Relaunch, MANY SCREENS, BIG PICTURE – A Podcast Series

Benztown + McVay Media Podcast Networks announces the re-launch of MANY SCREENS, BIG PICTURE, a podcast series that explores trends and things to watch for in the evolving film and entertainment landscape. The podcast series will be hosted by Paul Dergarabedian, Senior Media Analyst for Comscore, and the film industry’s most recognized authority for media-based information and analysis. He talks to the leading experts of the film and entertainment industry to uncover how people's access to entertainment and watch movies is…

Chubb Launches Chubb Studio(SM), Simplifying Digital Partner Integration

Chubb announced the launch of Chubb Studio, a new global platform that will simplify and streamline the distribution of the company's insurance products through its partners' digital channels around the world. The platform enables Chubb's partners in retail, e-commerce, banking, fintech, airline, telecommunications and other industries to add digital insurance options to their own product and service offerings. Chubb Studio provides partner companies with digital access to Chubb's extensive range of consumer insurance…

PhaseZero Launches Integration with Karmak, Delivering Unified Digital Commerce Experience for Commercial Transportation Industry

PhaseZero, a leading B2B and B2C eCommerce software provider, announced a strategic partnership with Karmak, a leading business solutions provider to the commercial transportation industry.  Karmak DMS customers can now launch and manage their online parts and service departments with PhaseZero's CxCommerce solution. "With this partnership, PhaseZero and Karmak enable seamless digital customer experience," said Ram ChandraSekar, founder and CEO of PhaseZero. "Karmak customers can launch online stores in weeks to…

Adomni Expands Cartop Advertising Program To Include Niio Digital Artwork

To provide visual inspiration, Adomni will intersperse curated moving image artworks from Niio into the digital out of home advertising loop Adomni, is teaming up with Niio, the premium video, and new media art platform. Starting in August 2020, Atlanta, Dallas and Phoenix will be the first three cities to feature Niio artworks on Uber’s cartop advertising network, Uber OOH powered by Adomni, that launched this past February. “We saw a special opportunity to utilize captivating digital artworks to bring color, positive…

Alorica Expands Its Emerging Digital Solutions to Support Communities’ Adaptability to the COVID-19 Norm

Leading CX Provider Delivers Historic Volumes in Social CX Services During the Pandemic Alorica Inc., a leading global customer experience solutions provider, has announced the expansion of its digital support offerings to meet surging client demand. As the world adjusts to evolving COVID-19 guidelines—closures, stay-at-home orders and social distancing—Alorica’s suite of services is tailored to digital CX including social media customer care, content moderation, online reputation management and online fraud protection.…

MarTech Interview with Chris Kozup, CMO at Aruba Networks (a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company)

"During a global pandemic, Marketing can play a leadership role in helping the sales process transform into a digital engagement model. While this approach has certainly existed in the B2C market, most B2B sellers – especially those in IT – are very accustomed to face-to-face interaction with customers." Hi Chris, please tell us about your role and the journey at HPE Aruba.  I have the honor of serving as the Chief Marketing Officer at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. I have been in this role for close to a…

Viamedia Awarded Patent for QTT Platform, Bringing Digital Ad Demand to Brand-Safe Premium Linear TV Inventory

Viamedia, the largest independent local ad management company, announced it has received a patent (U.S. Patent No. 10,757,462) for its QTT platform, a cloud-based television advertising solution bridging the gap between linear TV and digital advertising. QTT is a first-of-its-kind solution that requests and receives ads from programmatic digital ad exchanges to enable real-time linear cable television ad insertion utilizing existing cable TV infrastructure. With its patented technology, Viamedia can significantly…

RealNetworks Announces Support for Acquisition of Rhapsody International, Inc. by MelodyVR Group PLC

RealNetworks, Inc. announced its support for the acquisition of Rhapsody International, Inc., which does business as Napster, by MelodyVR Group PLC. RealNetworks is the majority owner of Napster, with an approximate 84% stake. MelodyVR Group PLC, the leading creator of live virtual reality music experiences, intends to combine its MelodyVR subsidiary with Napster to create a new differentiated entity. The acquisition is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2020. "Rhapsody and Napster have travelled a long and…

LiveXLive And Strax Networks Announce A Multi-Year Partnership Around Augmented Reality Experiences

LiveXLive Media ("LiveXLive"), a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video, and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture, announced that it has partnered with Strax Networks Inc. to bring its augmented reality StraxAR SaaS platform to LiveXLive. The two companies will collaborate to bring Strax Networks' new augmented reality technology across the LiveXLive platform and its vast OTT distribution network. Augmented reality ("AR") brings the digital world together with the physical world by…

Gartner Says Marketers Should Accelerate Digital Marketing Initiatives Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Now is the Time to Re-Evaluate Digital Marketing Strategies The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating brands’ move to digital, and now is the time for marketing leaders to re-evaluate their digital marketing initiatives, according to Gartner, Inc. Amid an economic downturn, marketing leaders are planning to increase investments in digital and social marketing, but pull back spend in areas like paid search and indirect ad buys. “Due to suppressed consumer demand – a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic – a wide range of…

AGC Networks Completes the Acquisition of Pyrios

AGC Networks Limited, a Global Solutions Integrator and an Essar enterprise, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Pyrios Pty Limited (Australia) and Pyrios Limited (New Zealand) through its indirect subsidiary - Black Box Networks Services Australia Pty Ltd and Black Box Networks Services New Zealand Ltd respectively. Pyrios is an expert in communication technology delivering customer engagement and workplace collaboration solutions. The acquisition of Pyrios will substantially increase and strengthen AGC |…

Clowder Raises $1.1M to Build Private Social Networks for Membership-Based Associations

Clowder, the #1 provider of private social networks for membership groups, announced a new round in seed funding. The round is led by Active Capital, a top tier seed firm for B2B SaaS companies outside of Silicon Valley. The recent financing highlights the growing need for mobile connectivity within the association space. "Clowder has quickly become a leader in modern member communication. Our apps are able to take organizations who've long relied on web and email-based engagement strategies and place them in the 21st…