Powering the Next Generation of Immersive Digital Experiences

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I’m energized to see our industry emerge from the pandemic stronger than it’s ever been. As people return to their normal routines, they’re welcomed by immersive experiences at every turn. Interactive, sensory installations like the All Blacks Experience and Weta Workshop Unleashed in Auckland, New Zealand serve as prime examples of AV technology taken to […]

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The DSE Show Adds Three Keynotes

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Education has always been the hallmark of good trade shows — not just the booths. And, the upcoming November-based DSE show is no exception. Here’s a look at three recently added keynotes: Space in the Mind of a Machine with New Media Artist, Refik Anadol Refik Anadol will share his studio’s site-specific parametric data sculptures, […]

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Creative Realities Announces Creator X Tool for Content Layout Creation

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Creative Realities announced Creator X, a new tool within the ReflectView digital signage software suite that allows users to design content directly within the platform. The new feature can be accessed in Reflect Xperience, an optimized way to create and manage content all within the existing digital signage platform. Creator X allows for content layout […]

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BrightSign Partners With IKEA to Enhance Shopping Experience With First Digital Display

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The IKEA brand is synonymous with fresh ideas. From inspirational living spaces to meatballs and children’s activities, a visit to an IKEA store is meant to feel like so much more than a shopping trip; the aim is to provide a fun, family day out. It’s no surprise, then, that when the design team at […]

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Registration Now Open for LAVNCH WEEK 6

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST We are pleased to announce that LAVNCH WEEK 6 will be back Oct. 24-27. Known widely as the industry’s #1 virtual event platform, LAVNCH is also known for its LAVNCH WEEK events, typically organized by solution type. For this multiday event, each day will be organized as follows: Oct. 24, […]

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Lumo Digital Outdoor Partners With Quividi for Roadside-Based Cameras

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Lumo Digital Outdoor has announced a partnership with outdoor analytics platform Quividi. In an Australasian first, this partnership will use roadside-based cameras to apply real-time audience dwell time, allowing advertisers on Lumo’s network to benefit from what global Out-of-Home bodies are saying is the next progression in DOOH impression measurement. Lumo has been seeking a reliable source of […]

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Third Edition of Extron’s ‘Videowall Systems Design Guide’ Now Available

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Extron just released the third edition of its “Videowall Systems Design Guide,” and it is now available for download. This comprehensive reference is for AV professionals tasked with creating high-performance video wall systems. It includes coverage of topics such as space design, video processing features, display technology, system control and cost of ownership. The guide […]

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Sharp Intros New 4K Ultra-HD Professional Display Series

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Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA) and Sharp NEC Display Solutions of America (SNDSA) introduced the PN-HC and PN-HE 4K Ultra-HD LCD professional display series. The large-format monitors complement the existing Sharp lineup of monitors for commercial and professional environments, which launched in February 2022 with the PN-HS and PN-HY displays. Offering “vivid, […]

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Here’s How You Can Win a DIZZIE Award — Deadline Extended!

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Have you completed a digital signage installation or campaign that is transformative, innovative and has challenged existing standards? If so, consider applying for a DIZZIE Award — from the DSF and the Digital Signage Experience show! The inaugural DIZZIE Awards will recognize and celebrate visionaries from around the world whose digital signage installations and campaigns […]

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ProAV Market to Reach $263 Billion According to 2022 AVIXA IOTA Report

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According to AVIXA, 2022 the ProAV market will be reaching $263 billion globally; all published in AVIXA’s 2022 Industry Outlook and Trends Analysis (IOTA). Growth moderates in the coming years to a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.9% from 2022 to 2027. While this is due in part to the slow-down in economic expansion […]

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Exertis Almo Enters Distribution Partnership With Spectrio

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Following its debut on the global stage at AVIXA’s InfoComm 2022, newly rebranded Exertis Almo has a new distribution partnership with Spectrio. A customer engagement and content creation industry company, Spectrio offers a digital signage content creation product suite that is “easy-to-use, scalable and reliable.” As a result of the partnership, Exertis Almo says it […]

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YCD Multimedia Adds Six New Service Offerings

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YCD Multimedia has launched six new service offerings aimed at monitoring, managing, hosting, automating and creating content for digital signage applications in a wide range of verticals. These services can be bundled with other YCD products or can be an a la carte element utilized in digital signage. The six new service offerings include: Proactive […]

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BrightSign Adds Greg Herlein and Matt Neutra to Executive Team

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BrightSign expanded its executive team with hires to fuel the company’s aggressive growth trajectory in the months ahead. Greg Herlein joins BrightSign from Amazon Web Services, while Matthew (Matt) Neutra comes to BrightSign by way of Bose Corporation. Collectively, they bring to the company more than four decades of experience developing and deploying digital signage for some of the […]

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Maxhub Intros New Integrated LED Wall Display With Picture-by-Picture and Picture-in-Picture Functionalities

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Maxhub introduced the LM165A07 Integrated LED Wall Display. As a member of the company’s Raptor Series, Maxhub says the LM165A07 is native 1920 x 1080 in a 165-inch form factor. Featuring integrated video processing, support for PBP (Picture By Picture) functionality, which separates the screen in half — displaying output from two different source devices […]

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PPDS Appoints Jae O Choi Park as European Sales Director

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PPDS (aka: Philips digital signage) has announced the appointment of Jae O Choi Park as its new European sales director. Part of a five-year growth strategy, and an ongoing global expansion and recruitment drive, Jae is “one of the AV industry’s leading international talents,” achieving extensive financial, sales and account management experience within the world’s […]

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Want to Put on a Hybrid Event Seen by Thousands (Not Hundreds)? Do What DPAA Did — Use LAVNCH

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DPAA is a global trade marketing association connecting out-of-home media with the advertising community while moving out-of-home (OOH) to digital. The member-based association is a business accelerator that fosters collaboration between agencies and the DOOH community, providing industry-wide research and best practices in mobile integration and programmatic areas, and promoting the effectiveness of DOOH advertising. […]

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Part 2: What I Learned About the Industry by (Not Attending ISE or InfoComm, But) Watching 2,000 Product Videos

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Part 2: AV-Over-IP, Software-Based AV and AI This is part 2 of an article about all the things I noticed from ISE and InfoComm this year, two shows to which I didn’t go, but as the editor in charge of video titling for rAVe [PUBS] for both, I did watch pretty much every video the […]

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Broadsign Reach Header Bidder Aims to Help Add Digital Signage to Programmatic Ad Platforms

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Broadsign released Broadsign Reach Header Bidder, a solution for Broadsign Reach users that enables media owners to consolidate and manage programmatic bids from multiple third-party supply-side platforms (SSPs). Rather than the current practice of reserving a one-to-one slot for each SSP partner, the solution enables a one-to-many approach that allows media owners to simplify ad operations, maximize […]

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TriplePlay Ships the Reserva Edge Combo Meeting Room Sign and Digital Signage Display

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The TriplePlay Reserva Edge is a purpose-built room sign providing booking functionality as well as dynamic signage aimed at businesses, educational institutions and hospitality venues. Using a color 10” LCD, the Reserva Edge has a unique wedge-style design that will be noticed and small enough to not be intrusive. Here’s a video explaining it: Built […]

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Bogen Communications Debuts Nyquist C4000 Intercom Solution for Education

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Bogen Communications is debuting the Nyquist C4000, a software-centric, IP-based paging and intercom solution aimed at schools. The Nyquist C4000 is an IP-based paging and intercom solution that leverages software technologies and third-party integrations to address the fast-evolving safety and security challenges facing today’s education facilities. The heart of the C4000 solution is a controller […]

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Part 1: What I Learned About the Industry by (Not Attending ISE or InfoComm, But) Watching 2,000 Product Videos

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Part 1: UCC and Display Technologies I didn’t go to ISE in Barcelona this year, or InfoComm in Las Vegas just a few weeks later, but as the editor in charge of video titling for rAVe [PUBS] for both, I did watch pretty much every video the team shot from both show floors, which was […]

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Context-Sensitive Signage Is Raising the Bar in Interactivity

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Smart use of sensors is enabling the creation of context-sensitive signage that will transform what we mean by interactivity. In the future, signage will look and listen and feel, responding to the surrounding environment so that interaction with it becomes natural and closer to interaction with another person. For example, if you select and pick […]

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tvONE Announces HDMI Quad Input, Output Modules CORIOmaster, CORIOmaster Mini and CORIOmaster Micro

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tvONE has announced new HDMI quad input and quad output modules for CORIOmaster, CORIOmaster mini, and CORIOmaster micro. In addition, new firmware (version M412) and CORIOgrapher set-up and control software are available. The new HDMI quad input (CM-HDMI-4IN)  and output modules (CM-HDMI-SC-4OUT) allow set up across all three CORIOmaster chassis. This allows users to create enormous video walls, projector edge blends, and LED installations […]

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Glass-Media Helps Transform Retail Environments With Projection-Based Illuminations

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Retailers today are tasked with creating engaging and entertaining shopping, as customers desire more memorable events and experiences. Many retailers have turned to experiential digital signage to provide interactive, dynamic and eye-catching moments that heighten shoppers’ experiences and ultimately drive an increase in sales. Lighter, smaller and brighter, laser projectors today are adapting and innovating with new technology to […]

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VuWall Releases PAK 20 Video Wall Processor That Can Support Two 1920×1080@60Hz Outputs

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VuWall is expanding its scalable PAK video wall processing appliance family with a new model, the PAK 20. Featuring the same hardware as the existing PAK 10 model, PAK 20 supports two 1920×1080@60Hz outputs or one 3840×2160@60Hz output, along with multiformat decoding. VuWall says integrators can now deploy the PAK appliance that suits their project’s […]

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Hang and Bang — It’s Not for Outlets and It’s Not for Projection Screens

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By John Borns Exertis Almo I recently decided that I wanted to upgrade and replace my outlets and switches throughout my house. I went to the hardware store and bought the good stuff. Did I splurge on the fancy screwless covers? Did I get outlets with little USB outlets and tiny night lights built into […]

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Nanov Launches a Solar-Powered Outdoor E-Paper Display

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Nanov launched a solar-powered outdoor E-Paper Display (EPD) for signage and bus stop signs that can show bus arrival schedules or be used for wayfinding maps, all using low-powered dual 13.3″ E-ink displays for transit applications. The company engineered multiple models: a 32″ Solar-powered E-Paper bus shelter sign and another utilizing two 13.3″ e-ink bus […]

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Congratulations to the 2022 Winners of rAVe’s Best of InfoComm Awards

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As we have for the past 12 years, I am proud to say we sent reporters from rAVe [PUBS] to every booth at InfoComm 2022 earlier this month to shoot videos of new (and returning!) products. No other company went to every single booth. We amassed a cache of more than 1,100 videos, and we […]

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Digital Signage Summit Europe Announces Exhibitors and New App

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In just under two weeks, the digital signage world will gather at the Digital Signage Summit Europe (DSS Europe) in Munich on 6-7 July. Alongside a world-class speaker programme, visitors to DSS Europe can meet leading companies and discover the latest Digital Signage innovations. A dedicated DSS Europe event space is now open in the […]

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BrightSign Powers Ultimate Movie Experience

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Los Gatos, CA – June 22, 2022 – BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced that its players are powering an unforgettable visitor destination that takes audiences behind the scenes of movie magic. Weta Workshop Unleashed! is an exciting new ‘part film set, part creative workshop’ attraction housed in the Sky […]

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