08 Oct: Blitz GES goes into liquidation

Event production specialist Blitz, a GES company, has become a casualty of the Covid-19 pandemic. The company has gone into liquidation, causing dozens of redundancies. The live events industry has been calling for urgent government support over recent months with campaigns such as the #lightitred and #wemakeevents movements.

06 Oct: Zytronic’s multi-touch technology helps museum bring smart agriculture to life

Taiwan’s National Science and Technology’s ‘smart agriculture’ display showcases the development of Taiwan’s agriculture.

To highlight how the island’s pig farming industry has embraced technology, increasing productivity, and improving animal welfare, the museum invited Techart Group to create an interactive touch table. Having worked with Zytronic on previous interactive table projects for several mobile phone retailers, Techart Group knew it was in safe hands. READ MORE…

22 Sep: Pyramid Computer GmbH signs distribution deal with Pinntec Ltd to strengthen UK operation.

Pyramid Computer GmbH has announced a new distribution deal with Pinntec Ltd for its kiosk, industrial PC and server products. The deal appoints Pinntec as the exclusive distributor for all Pyramid products in the UK and Republic of Ireland. The deal is part of the Pyramid strategy to link with local market experts in multiple sectors to expand sales. READ MORE…

16 Sep: British start-up Uncrowd is named Microsoft’s Worldwide Start-Up Partner of the Year

British company, Uncrowd, that is developing a world-class actionable customer analytics platform for retailers, is this year’s recipient of Microsoft’s inaugural global award for Start-Ups.
London-headquartered Uncrowd, founded by retail experts, offers a customer analytics platform that enables retailers to understand customer preferences and behaviour, make immediate changes to marketing and operations, and dramatically increase sales.

15 Sep: Absen Scoops 2020 Red Dot Award for New Champion Rental Staging LED Series

LED manufacturer Absen has announced they have won the coveted Red Dot Product Design award for their latest rental staging LED solution, the Venus (VN) series.

The Venus series is an innovative LED display that has been specifically designed for concerts and festivals due to its ability to create super-sized screens at speed. The product features a highly unique integrated ‘module-on-frame’ design, which has removed the need for a sub-frame and is 27% lighter than competing solutions, allowing creative teams to cut back on weight, save cost and build even bigger LED walls than before – up to 20 metres in height.

11 Sep: Digi International Introduces Versatile Digi IX20 Router for Industrial, Remote Location Monitoring and for Unattended Retail and Digital Signage Applications

Digi International has launched the Digi IX20, an industrial router providing adaptable, right-sized connectivity in industrial infrastructure, location monitoring, and unattended retail applications. The Digi IX20 also offers advanced security and redundancy features for reliable performance in harsh environments.