DSE’s 15th Year Doesn’t Set Attendance Records, But Has Highest Percentage of Buyers

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The Digital Signage Expo (DSE) announced today that while DSE 2018 did not set an all-time attendance record, it did deliver the highest buyer attendance percentage in its 15-year show history, with 93.3 percent of total attendance comprised of end-users, system integrators and advertising/brand executives.End-users alone accounted for nearly 45 percent of the audience, which was a higher percentage […]

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Epson Ships PowerLite L-Series Laser Projectors for Education and Corporate Markets

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Epson has announced its new PowerLite L-Series for corporate, signage, education and houses of worship. The new Epson PowerLite L615U, L610U, L510U, L400U, L610W, L500W and L610 use an integrated laser light source, include up to 6,000 lumens of color and white brightness with resolutions up to WUXGA (1920×1200) and have enhanced wireless technology to connect to multiple devices. Epson’s new PowerLite laser projectors are spec’d to offer maintenance-free operation with up to 20,000 hours using […]

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Digital Signage Expo Announces 2018 APEX Award Winners

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Digital Signage Expo (DSE) announced the independently judged winners of its APEX Awards for 2018 at the 14th Annual APEX Awards Ceremony, Wednesday, March 28. McCann Systems and bluemedia took home the top honors of the night, winning the APEX Installation of the Year and APEX Content of the Year awards, respectively. The two overall winners were selected from the […]

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STRATACACHE Buys X2O Media From Barco

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Barco announced the sale of Montréal-based X2O Media to STRATACACHE. STRATACACHE will offer an enhanced focus and new growth opportunities for X2O. After its acquisition in 2014, X2O became part of Barco’s Enterprise division, which focuses on solutions for meeting and control rooms. Over the years, X2O secured top tier customers including John Deere, Verizon, FoxNews and Accenture. All customer agreements will […]

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Reflect and BrightSign Bring Ad-Trafficking Solution to Growing Digital Signage Market

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AdLogic from Reflect Systems is a new ad-trafficking platform that allows for campaign management with an ad scheduling and delivery — and it now runs on BrightSign media players. Using AdLogic, clients can set objectives based on target metrics such as frequency of plays and audience impressions for a particular advertisement. The algorithmic engine at the center of AdLogic balances […]

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Optoma Unveils the ZH420UST Laser Projector at Digital Signage Expo

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Optoma today at DSE 2018 debuted the ZH420UST 1080p HD laser projector — an ultra short throw projector with built-in edge blending and warping. They are aiming it at digital signage applications where you need projection in a large format. And since it’s laser, it can be mounted in any configuration. The ZH420UST is a single-chip DLP […]

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Bitvu Launches Spark Digital Signage Player

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To complement its Wi-Fi-only Freedom player, Bitvu just announced its latest digital signage player, called Spark. Integrated with all the features of the Freedom, Spark targets a more professional user and environment. Spark can be used both wirelessly — using dual band Wi-Fi — or wired via ethernet (later models also feature Bluetooth capability). If the screen is in an […]

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Peerless-AV Showcases New AV Solutions at the 2018 Digital Signage Expo

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Peerless-AV is pleased to announce its showcase at the 2018 Digital Signage Expo (DSE) from March 28 to 29 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Exhibiting in Booth 1917, Peerless-AV will display a variety of digital signage solutions, including new kiosks, video wall mounts, outdoor displays, wireless AV solutions, and more. Earl Naegele, Peerless-AV’s Managing […]

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Epson Introduces LightScene – a New Category of Laser Projection for Digital Art, Spatial Design and Signage

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Epson today announced LightScene — a new category of accent lighting laser projectors for digital art and signage. LightScene is designed to simultaneously illuminate and project dynamic content on virtually any surface or material to engage audiences and provide an immersive experience for commercial signage applications in markets such as retail, hospitality, showrooms and museums. With two models available in […]

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Flexitive Adds Content Creation Capabilities to Signagelive

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Signagelive and Flexitive have collaborated to bring animated HTML5 content to Signagelive. Flexitive connects to the ecosystem, so the thousands of organizations using Signagelive can take their content from design to sign without the need for programming knowledge or expensive development. Organizations can serve Flexitive designs to the Signagelive platform directly or through an optimized experience developed using Signagelive’s Widget Development […]

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Digital Signage for the Price of Three Cups of Coffee a Month

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“Screenspace from Bitvu – Digital Signage that costs less a month than three cups of coffee,” is the powerful statement from UK Company Bitvu Ltd.Bitvu Sales Director Mark Easterbrook describes Screenspacetm as “a fully integrated digital signage system, with hardware and software engineered to work together, costing just $9.95 a month – with no contract.”Consisting of a range of digital signage players, […]

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GeoBox VNS Debuts Three New Video Wall Controllers for Signage

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VNS has unveiled a new series DCi/UHD 60fps 4 CH-8 CH video wall controllers. Three models in G400 series incorporate HDMI 2.0 input and HDMI 2.0 loop-through port for daisy chain connection with HDCP 2.2 as well as synchronized FHD outputs. Each output has independent color adjustment, image 90 / 180 / 270 rotation, scaling and cropping for irregular […]

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AdMobilize Debuts Its Vehicle Recognition Engine at Digital Signage Expo

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AdMobilize today unveiled to the digital signage community its all-new Vehicle Recognition Engine through a live demo taking place in downtown Las Vegas. Throughout DSE 2018 and the weeks following, the Vehicle Recognition Engine, integrated with a downtown digital billboard, will be collecting key vehicle data that’s increasingly demanded by media companies, advertising agencies and brand marketers — those […]

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NEC and BrightSign Partner to Offer Digital Signage Packages

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NEC Display Solutions of America and BrightSign today announced that the companies will be offering bundled signage solutions consisting of an NEC commercial grade display with an integrated BrightSign digital media player. These bundles, one of the first promotions from NEC’s Alliance Partnership Program, will offer deep discounts to the channel. NEC’s new C Series and award-winning V series displays — […]

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Campsite Integrates with Signagelive

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Campsite has integrated with Signagelive to provide new revenue opportunities for Digital Out-of-Home network owners and operators. This integration means that Signagelive’s clients can now connect to buyers through their access to Campsite’s supply-side platform (SSP). This represents the first full integration of a large-scale CMS with an established buying platform specialising in digital out-of-home media available in Canada . Launched in […]

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VITEC Adds New Video Wall and DRM Functionality to EZ TV IPTV and Digital Signage Platform

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VITEC today announced that its enterprise-grade EZ TV IPTV and digital signage platform can now manage and drive complex video wall setups and is interoperable with the latest content protection and DRM standards required by the leading services providers for IPTV deployments. These capabilities are fully supported through the EZ TV Platform, with DRM integration also available across VITEC’s […]

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iTellio Joins DPAA

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DPAA announced today that iTellio, a digital place-based advertising network, has joined the association. iTellio transforms traditional automated teller machines into interactive advertising platforms, enhancing revenue streams for ATM operators. With a second screen installed on top of the ATM, iTellio is able to engage every consumer that walks into one of their locations. Barry Frey, president and CEO of DPAA, said, […]

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Signagelive to Exhibit at DSE

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Signagelive just announced they will be exhibiting at Digital Signage Expo DSE on March 28-29 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Signagelive will be on booth #1736. Signagelive will be showcasing a wide range of applications including, data driven menu boards, queue management, room control and bookings and intelligent data driven content. Here are just a few highlights of the exclusive […]

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Free New Report on Fine Pixel Pitch LED Display Technology Available

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A new 70-page report about fine pixel pitch LED display technology is now available for free to those working in the digital signage industry. The report, written by respected industry veteran Dave Haynes, founder and editor of Sixteen:Nine, explains not just the technology, but also the marketplace, ecosystem and applications. Haynes put it together over […]

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Wainhouse Releases Evaluation of Zoom Rooms for Touch, Digital Signage and Scheduling Display

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Considering adding video-enabled collaboration spaces to your enterprise for conference rooms, huddle rooms, or other areas? Check out this Wainhouse Research Report, authored by Wainhouse senior analyst and partner Ira M. Weinstein. This report focuses on Zoom Rooms, Zoom’s all-in-one conference room solution, and covers Zoom Rooms’ specifications, uses and off-the-shelf hardware compatibility. Weinstein also gives an in-depth evaluation based on […]

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Carousel Digital Signage Intros tvOS App for Apple TV Deployments With Jamf

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Carousel Digital Signage Software is now available on Apple TV through the company’s Carousel App, which can be downloaded from the Apple App Store. The new Carousel App will allow anyone running a digital signage network, whether they are a small school district or a large enterprise network operating across hundreds of locations, can now use Apple’s Apple TV as a media player. Because of an integration partnership between Carousel Digital […]

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Seenspire Infotainment Now Available from Signagelive Marketplace

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Seenspire launches the first pay-per-screen pricing plan for the digital signage industry, providing Signagelive partners and customers unlimited access to an expansive, cloud-based content library of 250+ content feeds. The Seenspire Infotainment offering is available via the Signagelive Marketplace. The new plan provides flexible access to Seenspire’s infotainment and social media services. Seenspire’s pay-per-screen plan is inspired by wider industry trends […]

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Navori to Demo QL Player and System-on-a-Chip Innovations at Digital Signage Expo

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One year after the official release of QL 2.0, Navori’s most comprehensive software refresh in seven years, the digital signage software pioneer will emphasize new QL Player innovations at Digital Signage Expo. In addition to streamlining infrastructure, the new features and updates will help users more efficiently manage and prioritize content playing out across digital signage networks. Navori has integrated special new remote […]

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Leyard and Planar Expand Planar Simplicity Series LCD Display Line with 4K Models

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Leyard and Planar announced the Planar Simplicity Series 4K, expanding the Planar Simplicity Series line of LCD digital signage displays to include five new 4K models. The displays are designed for retail, museums, corporate communications, quick serve restaurants and small companies with a limited budget that would like to capitalize on the benefits of digital signage. The Planar Simplicity Series 4K features: Wide variety of sizes (43”, 55”, […]

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Digital Signage Expo 2018 to Demo Newest Digital Signage Hardware and Full Solution Technology

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Digital Signage Expo (DSE) will present the newest, most cutting-edge technology in the industry, March 28-29, 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. DSE’s New Product Showcase will feature dozens of new and innovative products that attendees will have the opportunity to see first-hand. Included in the showcase are new interior and exterior displays with touch and multi-touch functionality, full and […]

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Digital Signage Expo 2018 To Showcase World’s Newest Digital Signage Content Management System and Media Player Technology

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Digital Signage Expo (DSE) will present the newest, most cutting-edge technology in the industry, March 28-29, 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. DSE’s New Product Showcase will feature dozens of new and innovative products that attendees will have the opportunity to see first-hand. Included in the showcase are new interior and exterior displays with touch and multi-touch functionality, full and […]

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ClearOne Set to Unleash the Power of Digital Signage at DSE 2018!

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 ClearOne, a global supplier of audio and visual communications systems, today announced it will demonstrate its new ClearOne VIEW Pro software upgrade at Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2018 on March 28-29 at Booth #2017 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. First introduced at ISE 2018, the new and powerful software upgrade to its VIEW® Pro solution makes it […]

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Sharp Launches New Displays with SoC (System on a Chip)

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Thanks to its built-in SoC (System on a Chip) controller, the new 40″ PN-B401 and 50″ PN-B501 LCD displays deliver out-of-the-box digital signage solutions. The PN-B displays offer great mounting flexibility and can be installed in landscape or portrait orientation, face-up, face-down or titled forward or backward at an angle of up to 90 degrees. Features include: Built-in SoC: An integrated SoC controller, driven […]

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Placemaking

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I was recently in Jacksonville for our annual sales meeting. One of the highlights of that meeting was when our guest presenter, Amahl Hazelton, director of communications for Destinations at Moment Factory, shared a plethora of interactive AV experiences they developed around specific public spaces. Now, I have heard the term “place-based entertainment” many times in my […]

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DSE 2018 to Host Digital Signage Federation Digital Out-of- Home Strategy Summit

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Digital Signage Expo (DSE) announced today that it will host an all-new, full-day, nine-part Digital Out-of- Home Strategy Summit on Tuesday, March 27, at DSE 2018, to be presented by the Digital Signage Federation. With a welcoming address by NEC Display’s Richard Ventura, 2018 Chairman of the DSF, the Digital Out-of- Home Strategy Summit will feature: Opening Keynote entitled, “The […]

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Bitvu Targets End Users With Bespoke Guide to Digital Signage

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Bitvu are offering a bespoke guide to Digital Signage as a means of qualifying potential users of their Screenspace digital signage ecosystem. Visitors to their website are invited to answer five short questions in return for a customised guide and an invitation to attend a webinar designed to demystify Digital Signage and demonstrate a simple start-to-finish installation. UK-based Bitvu has integrated […]

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Peerless-AV Launches New HDS-WHDI100 PeerAir System

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Peerless-AV just launched its next generation of its PeerAir Wireless HD Multimedia System (HDS-WHDI100). Upgraded with a new metal case design, integrated with 802.11n technology (5.745GHz) and external directional antennas that are spec’d to penetrate multiple walls, floors, and ceilings to offer complete wireless coverage, the PeerAir HDS-WHDI100 is also an IR extender for the receiver, ensuring a clean aesthetic where the receiver […]

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