ClearOne CONVERGENCE AV Network Manager Now Available to Consumers

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ClearOne announced the availability of its CONVERGENCE AV Network Manager on Wednesday. It’s a unified AV network management platform to monitor, control and audit ClearOne Pro Audio and Video products and services. A beta version was available to AV pros for their evaluation prior to this release. The new AV management system provides remote real-time […]

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New Organization, ACE, Forms to Connect DOOH Industry Members

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ACE, the Advocates for Connected Experiences (ACE), announced its formation Monday. The organization aims to unite and empower all constituents involved in DOOH, retail and venue-based digital experiences around key industry issues. Its membership will include associations and companies involved in creating, selling, delivering and optimizing digitally-connected initiatives that touch the Out-of-Home industry. A commitment […]

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Hypersign Launches New DSaaS Program

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Hypersign launched a new DSaaS (digital signage as a service) program Wednesday. DSaaS allows organizations to finance everything in their entire visual communications suite in what the company is calling a budget-friendly OpEx monthly payment. Hypersign’s comprehensive turn-key packages enhance DSaaS — meaning, hardware, software, installation services, warranties, maintenance packages and creative services can all […]

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Is This the Beginning of the End for LCD Video Walls?

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By Graham Cooke Futuresource Consulting Last week, Samsung Displays (DID) announced that it is to end production of LCD video wall displays on July 31, 2020. As one of the largest panel providers in the industry, Samsung DID’s decision to exit LCD video wall panel production has generated shockwaves, but it also presents significant opportunities […]

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New PSA Initiative, “We Are the Countervirus,” Will Soon Make a Splash on DOOH Screens Across the World

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By this time next week, a new ad campaign and PSA initiative, “We Are the Countervirus,” could be running on nearly every major digital out-of-home (DOOH) network — encompassing hundreds of thousands of screens across the world. The Digital Place Based Advertising Association (DPAA), in collaboration with independent ad agency Madwell, launched the brightly branded […]

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Digital Signage Expo Rescheduled for September 15-18, Will Remain in Las Vegas at LVCC

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We announced earlier this month that Digital Signage Expo, originally scheduled for March 31-April 3, 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, would be postponed to the fall due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and limitations on domestic and international travel. Show organizers announced today that the show has officially been rescheduled for September 15-18, […]

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VuWall Responds to COVID-19 With Free Visualization Tool to Help Coordinators on the Front Lines

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MONTREAL — March 24, 2020 — As the current situation caused by COVID-19 remains fluid, managing the overflow of information has become a complex challenge. VuWall is looking to partner with those who are on the front lines working to keep communities safe and healthy by offering its VuWall2 visualization tool as a free download, allowing […]

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Epson Shipping World’s First 4K 3LCD 12,000-Lumen Laser Projector

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Epson is now shipping what it says is the world’s first 4K 3LCD 12,000-lumen laser projector. The new Epson Pro L12000QNL is aimed at live events, higher education and corporate environments. The Pro L12000QNL features two removable interface slots to accommodate a wide range of inputs, including 12G SDI and DisplayPort. Designed for demanding environments, […]

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NanoLumens names Ney Corsino as New CEO

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ATLANTA, GA – March 17th, 2020 – NanoLumens, Inc., the award-winning creators of LED visualization solutions in any size, shape or curvature, today announced the appointment of Ney Corsino as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Corsino is a highly respected industry veteran with 20 years of executive leadership experience who bested an exceptionally strong field of candidates […]

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NoviSign Launches Digital Signage Hand Sanitizer Kiosks

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NoviSign has launched new, specially-designed line of freestanding and wall-mountable digital signage hand sanitizer kiosks that dispense 99.99% germ-killing sanitizer gel. Equipped with an internal auto-dispenser that supports gel, foam or liquid sanitizer, the kiosks feature a metal enclosing and an integrated commercial grade 21.5” digital sign that is managed using NoviSign’s cloud-based digital signage […]

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Digital Signage Expo 2020 Postponed to the Fall

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Digital Signage Expo, originally scheduled to be held in Las Vegas March 31 – April 3, 2020, has been postponed until later in the year, likely September, and also still in Las Vegas. This announcement seemed inevitable, perhaps overdue, particularly this week with the WHO declaring the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic, the Trump administration announcement […]

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BrightSign-powered Digital Signage Elevates the Customer Experience in Colorado’s Cannabis Dispensaries

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BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced its collaboration with Onward Content and Ping HD to integrate digital signage in Lightshade’s cannabis dispensaries. Lightshade is a Colorado-based premier dispensary of recreational and medical cannabis products. Each of the company’s eight dispensaries is outfitted with screens that deliver rich educational […]

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Carousel Digital Signage Integrates Carousel Cloud with BrightSign’s BSN.cloud

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Carousel Digital Signage has announced the integration of Carousel Cloud with BrightSign’s BSN.cloud, a network management platform from BrightSign. Carousel Digital Signage introduced Carousel Cloud last year as a subscription-based SaaS platform. Carousel Cloud is ideal for any business or enterprise seeking an off-premise hosted digital signage service with limitless scalability. Interoperability with BSN.cloud means […]

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COVID-19 Update from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

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The LVCVA continues to actively monitor COVID-19 and is diligently working with the Southern Nevada Health District and the U.S. Travel Association to share updates as the health and safety of our employees and guests of the destination remains our utmost priority. Yesterday, the CDC began to proactively prepare the public for the potential spread […]

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Solotech Chooses PIXERA for Canadian Tourist Attraction

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Wallern (Austria), 2nd March 2020 – Inaugurated in June 2019, La Maison du Kamouraska is a cultural and tourist attraction that highlights the rich history, culture and nature of Canada’s Bas Saint-Laurent region. This innovative tourist experience, and in particular the immersive 360° dome, attracts both local residents and visitors from Québec and elsewhere. In late 2018, […]

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Optoma Breaks New Ground with High Brightness, 1080p HD Laser Gaming and Entertainment Projectors

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Fremont, Calif., March 2, 2020 – Optoma today unveiled three new projectors designed to deliver fast-action gaming and live action entertainment to living rooms and home theaters. The GT1090HDR and HZ39HDR, Optoma’s first laser gaming and entertainment projectors, offer a full HD 1080p image, cinema-quality projection, exceptional brightness and brilliant colors – effectively transporting both gamers […]

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Digital Signage Expo Says Coronavirus Will Not Stop the Show

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Show management of Digital Signage Expo (DSE) issued a statement Thursday to address recent concerns surrounding the coronavirus. The full announcement is below: “With our trade show and conference staging March 31-April 3, and no outbreak of this virus in the U.S., we can confirm that DSE 2020 will take place as planned. We have […]

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DPAA to Hold 2020 Video Everywhere Summit at New Venue

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DPAA announced Tuesday that the 2020 Video Everywhere Summit would be held Tuesday, Oct. 13, at a new venue: Pier Sixty on Manhattan’s Hudson waterfront. The event will once again be part of New York Digital Signage Week (Oct. 12-16). The event will be attended by more than 900 delegates representing brands, agencies, digital out-of-home, […]

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Visix Releases Version 1.30 of AxisTV Signage Suite

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Visix has released version 1.30 of its AxisTV Signage Suite enterprise digital signage platform. In addition, they have released version 3.11 of their Connect Room Sign software, adding JSON and XML calendar types and improving device management. The new AxisTV Signage Suite release adds a new Adjust Message and Adjust Layout workflows that allow users […]

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ScreenCloud Adds New Features Including Smart Scheduling and Branded Content

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ScreenCloud has added a host of new features to its digital signage SaaS platform. The key new features include: Smart scheduling: Managers can schedule content in advance and choose expiration dates for automatic content removal to ensure better content governance. Screen takeovers: Users can now cast content to one screen nearby – or hundreds of […]

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Premier Mounts Expands LED Mount Options for Barco XT

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Premier Mounts announced the expansion of its LED mounts product line with the new Convergent XT modular LED mount for Barco XT. Premier Mounts adds Barco to a long list of major LED manufacturers who have solutions that can be paired with Convergent. In the Fall of 2018, PM added to the Convergent product line […]

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Ryder Keeps Customers Safe and Informed with BrightSign and Creative Realities

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Los Gatos, CA, February 19, 2020 – BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced its continued collaboration with Creative Realities Incorporated (CRI) to integrate its digital signage solutions into hundreds of Ryder’s truck rental locations. Since 2013, CRI has relied on BrightSign’s media players to display interactive content at […]

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Barix Integrates Reliable IP Audio and Control Hardware with Syn-Apps’ Revolution Notification Platform

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ZURICH, SWITZERLAND and PORTLAND, OREGON, February 19, 2020 — Barix – a leading developer of innovative IP audio and control solutions – and Syn-Apps LLC, a pioneer in emergency mass notification solutions, today announced that Barix’s latest hardware devices have been certified as endpoints for Syn-Apps’ Revolution mass notification platform. Barix will highlight the two companies’ seamless integration capabilities in booth 19140 at the upcoming ISC West security industry trade show in Las Vegas from March 17 to 20, 2020. […]

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MERIDIAN PARTNERS WITH D-TOOLS TO OFFER BUSINESS SUPPORT FOR INTEGRATORS

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Pioneers of High Resolution audio, Meridian has partnered with D-Tools, Inc., to offer US dealers access to its leading core business software solutions, intended to increase efficiencies and streamline project workflows for system integration companies. D-Tools’ award-winning on-premises software, System Integrator (SI), and cloud-based platform, D-Tools Cloud, manage all aspects of an integrator’s business, including […]

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LG Releases Bracket Accessories for OLED Commercial Displays

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Responding to customer demand for a way to create video walls with the transparent LG OLED commercial displays, LG Business Solutions USA has introduced new bracket accessories that enable customers to combine transparent OLED displays into video walls in sizes that meet unique installation requirements. With its 55-inch transparent OLED display, LG has given integrators […]

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DSE 2020 Announces Programming

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Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest international trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks, announced today that its 2020 educational conference will again feature four individual full-day educational programs for Digital Signage Expert Group (DSEG) certification or renewal credits. Tuesday, March 31 – 9 a.m. – […]

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Pearl Media Extends Exclusive Media Partnership with Chelsea Market

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Pearl Media extended its engagement to be the exclusive media partner for Chelsea Market. Chelsea Market is an enclosed modern food hall, office building and television production facility located in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. Pearl Media has been the exclusive media partner since 2014. As part of the extension agreement, all of the individual digital screens […]

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Laura Davis-Taylor Moves to InReality to Become Chief Strategy Officer

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InReality, LLC just told us the company has hired Laura Davis-Taylor, long-time DOOH and retail leader, as chief strategy officer. In her 25-year career spanning across advertising, store design, media, retail experience design and digital, Davis-Taylor has worked as an industry practitioner, educator, activator and thought leader. As an executive board member of the Digital […]

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LG Business Solutions USA Introduces Two New 55-Inch LCD Video Walls

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LG Business Solutions USA introduced two new 55-inch LCD video wall panels that feature a 0.44-millimeter bezel for virtually seamless video wall installations and a new embedded Smart Calibration tool that drastically reduces both installation and maintenance time. The 55SVH7F Even Bezel Video Wall combines LG’s IPS technology with the new automated Smart Calibration tool. […]

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peTE CoMAN Joins rAVe [PUBS] to Cover CES, ISE, InfoComm and Other Shows

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Pete Coman, commonly known as TEC MAN, joins rAVe [PUBS] to expand rAVe’s presence at CES (and a dozen other AV shows in 2020) with up-to-the-minute, live, onsite news and videos. Pete’s passion for innovation first brought him to CES five years ago. He still recalls the mind-blowing experience as he walked every aisle with […]

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Digital Signage Expo Names 2020 Advisory Board

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Digital Signage Expo (DSE) announced its Advisory Board for 2020 today. The Advisory Board is comprised of more than 60 professionals representing advertising agencies, digital out-of-home networks, industry consultants, professional AV integrators and a variety of end-user verticals, including corporate communications, higher education, and hotels, as well as many others. A sampling of organizations represented […]

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