Navori Labs Prepares Launch of Next-Generation QL Digital Signage Engine

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At the Digital Signage Expo later this month, Navori Labs will unveil its next-generation QL digital signage engine to address the main challenges and pain points of a quickly-growing industry. Navori QL 2.0 offers a completely redesigned user interface, support for 34 languages and a highly robust backbone to serve the largest out-of-home networks among other new capabilities. As with previous generations, QL 2.0 features three distinct […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 580: Almo to Launch Hospitality Division During E4 AV Tour

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Stephen McKay has been helping the Hospitality industry with AV services and products for over 15-years – now he’s doing it with Almo ProAV. As the Senior VP of Special Markets at Almo ProAV his role is to help Almo’s integrator partners sell and integrate products and services into he Hospitality market (i.e. hotels, dorms, hospitals, etc). And, […]

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NEC Display Launches New V and P Series Commercial Grade LCD Displays

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NEC Display Solutions of America announced today the latest generation of its flagship V and P Series commercial grade displays. Each series consists of three different sizes ranging from 40 inches to 55 inches and features a lighter chassis with a new thin bezel and a flush surface with a removable logo. They also contain a new anti-glare surface coating that […]

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Sharp’s New PN-L401C 40″ AQUOS BOARD Aimed at Huddle Spaces

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The latest addition to the Sharp AQUOS BOARD family is a 40” version in the form of the PN-L401C AQUOS BOARD. It’s 100 percent AQUOS BOARD in that it’s an interactive display — that can be used in either landscape, portrait or face-up orientation — and allows for wireless collaboration, annotation, screen sharing (wirelessly) and whiteboarding. The PN-L401C is […]

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LG Gets Crestron Connected Certified

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More than 50 commercial displays from LG Electronics have earned Crestron Connected certification. To date, eight series of LG digital signage displays available – in 32- to 65-inch class sizes – are certified as Crestron Connected. Other models are undergoing certification testing. As part of the Crestron Connected program, LG is embedding Crestron control software into its commercial displays, which allows certified partners to natively […]

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NEC Display Intros World’s First Filter-Free LCD Laser Projectors

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NEC Display just announced the NP-PA653UL and NP-PA803UL installation projectors – and they are the world’s first filter-free LCD laser models. The projectors’ laser light sources and sealed optical engines prevent the accumulation of dust particles and give users 20,000 hours of maintenance-free performance. Spec’d at 6,500 lumens and 8,000 lumens, respectively, the PA Series projectors are aimed at schools, museums, corporations, retailers and other […]

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Sony Hits the Jackpot for Creativity With New Surface Projector Integrated With Embedded Touch

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In one of the most creative uses of projection in the history of the industry the Sony Mobile Phone Group comes something they are calling Xperia Touch — a projector with an embedded Android projector. Xperia Touch is an interactive projector that turns any flat surface into a 23” HD touchscreen, with either horizontal or vertical ultrashort-throw projection. The interface is […]

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Sharp Launches New PN-L401C AQUOS BOARD Interactive Display

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The latest addition to Sharp’s AQUOS BOARD family is the new Sharp 40″ PN-L401C — capable of being used in landscape, portrait or face-up orientation. For digital signage applications, the PN-L401C serves as an interactive sign and for SMB offices it enables interactive collaboration is a “huddle space” environment. The PN-L401C interactive display shares some […]

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CDS Intros Slimline Android-Based Digital Signs

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST Integrated with an Android-based media player, the new Slimline Series of displays from Crystal Display Systems (CDS) ranges from 19” to 55” and is available in either wall-mount or table-top configurations. Each is at least 450 cd/m2 of brightness and the entire line is native 1920×1080 resolution. But the big differentiator here is that they […]

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NEC’s Jennifer Cheh Named to CRN’s 2017 Channel Chiefs List

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NEC Display Solutions of America announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Jennifer Cheh, vice president of marketing, to its prestigious list of 2017 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through […]

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The Digital Signage Federation Announces 2017 Committee Chairs

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The Digital Signage Federation (DSF) announced the committee chairs that will lead the programmatic development for the organization in 2016. In addition to the executive committee, which is directed by the DSF’s bylaws to be comprised by the DSF chairman, vice chair, secretary/treasurer and immediate past chair, the four standing DSF Committees and 2017 appointed co-Chairs are: Membership Committee Len Dudis, Grupo Vidanta […]

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Séura Now Automatically Adjusts Picture Modes as Outdoor Lighting Conditions Change

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Today Séura announced a new outdoor TV feature for tits Storm Ultra Bright outdoor televisions called Séura Adaptive Picture Technology. The patent-pending technology has 110 picture mode variations that adapt as outdoor lighting conditions change throughout the day and night. Adaptive Picture Technology is the first ever solution that automatically adjusts both backlight brightness and […]

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Hiperwall Intros New “Affordable” Videowall Software

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Hiperwall today is unveiling the next generation Hiperwall Premium Suite video wall management software. Hiperwall Premium Suite does not require expensive proprietary hardware, making it more cost-effective and budget friendly.  The Suite contains the software components considered necessary to set up a video wall or a distributed dynamic visualization system. The Hiperwall solution features software […]

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Embed Signage Announces Support For Samsung TIZEN SSSP.V4

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Embed Signage now includes full support of Samsung’s latest fourth-generation Smart Signage Platform Displays powered by Tizen. Tizen is an open source operating system. Although started by Samsung, Tizen was developed by a community of developers, under open source governance, and is open to all members who wish to participate. From today users can connect […]

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Visix Debuts Stand-Alone Room Management — Sans CMS — With New Connect Room Signs

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Visix’s new Connect interactive room sign is a new room management system that does not require the company’s AxisTV CMS. This stand-alone solution publishes schedules from Exchange, Exchange 365 and Google Calendar. The new room sign appliance comes in a widescreen format with red and green availability lights on each side to show whether a […]

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