Magink Display Technologies, an Israeli company that was an early pioneer of "e-ink" displays, is no more: the company has put its patents up for sale in a bidding process that will conclude on July 31, according to industry blog Dailydooh. IP transactions and advisory firm Marqera, LLC is handling the patent sale; Dailydooh has posted the patent portfolio offering here.
Lamar Advertising is bolstering its presence in the Southwest with the acquisition of American Outdoor Advertising, a Phoenix-based company that owns 127 static and 30 digital billboards in and around Arizona's largest city (making AMO the largest independent billboard operator in Arizona). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Digital Place-based Advertising Association has appointed two new members, both representing suppliers of digital signage, to its board of directors -- a first for the industry organization, whose board was previously composed entirely of executives from digital ad networks and network aggregators.