Quividi Adds Vehicle Classification Feature to AMP Outdoor DOOH Measurement Tool

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Quividi announced a new vehicle detection and classification feature to its AMP Outdoor software that will measure, contextualize and optimize DOOH communication in urban environments. Based on Intel’s OpenVINO, the solution counts the numbers of vehicles passing next to a point of interest. It then breaks passing cars down by type (car, bus, van, etc.) […]

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Barco Launches Updated and Reengineered MVL-721 LED RPC Video Wall

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Barco launched the next-generation MVL-721, a reengineered version of the LED RPC video wall. The updated product features high brightness, low power consumption, long life expectancy and updated image quality and sustainability. The LED light sources of the MVL-721 improve the video wall’s brightness and safeguard futureproof manufacturing and supply. The 55% increase in brightness does […]

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Broadsign, Gable, SageNet and Seneca Partner for In-store Retail Digital Marketing Platform

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Broadsign announced a joint effort with visual solutions company Gable, cybersecurity and digital signage solutions provider SageNet and digital signage hardware developer Seneca to provide an in-store digital marketing platform for multi-brand retailers. The partnership will provide a comprehensive solution for retailers to improve shopper experience and unlock revenue from omnichannel advertisers.  Retailers can use the […]

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Nominations Have Opened for Tenth Annual Readers’ Choice Awards

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  It’s that time of year again — the Readers’ Choice Awards! Though COVID-19 and its variants are still present, we wanted to keep some sense of normalcy going for our readers. These awards are a way for our audience to tell us about the products and manufacturers that truly make a difference in the […]

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DSE Show Moves Closer to Big-Time Comeback By Adding David Drain

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Questex has appointed industry veteran David Drain as DSE event programs director. Drain will build an education program for DSE 2022 that covers digital and interactive display technology from concept and design to content and analytics. You may recall that DSE (formerly the Digital Signage Expo but now known as the Digital Signage Experience) was the industry’s […]

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Extron Releases SF 28PT Pendant Loudspeaker for High-Ceiling and Open-Ceiling Playback

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Extron introduced the SF 28PT, a two-way pendant loudspeaker for audio playback in high-ceiling and open-ceiling applications. The SF 28PT features a silk dome tweeter and an 8-inch woofer. It offers the same architectural, patent-pending design as the rest of the Extron pendant family and is available in black and white and is paintable to fit in with […]

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When Your Digital Signage Is Out of This World

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It’s genius, really. If we have a Digital-Out-of-Home industry, why can’t we have Digital-Out-of-This World? Geometric Energy Corporation (GEC) will soon create a new category of advertising space. Outer space. Based in Canada, a GEC subsidiary (Geometric Space Corporation) has several space projects and is now in the process of building a satellite, a CubeSat. […]

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Peerless-AV Launches Upgraded Options to Outdoor Digital Menu Board Line

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Peerless-AV today announced the launch of an upgraded iteration of its Outdoor Digital Menu Boards (KOF555-1/2/3). The menu boards are manufactured in the U.K. and designed to support leading 55-inch outdoor commercial display brands. The new board models can support up to three displays to enhance outdoor drive-thru efficiency. These all-weather-rated units are UL-48 certified and offer […]

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Making the Case for Cellular Connectivity in the AV Space

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Mobile connectivity is indispensable in our personal lives. Our phones are our lifeline — our conduit to virtually every aspect of our digital lives, from social networks to email to countless apps and other web-based portals. There’s no denying that cellular connections are our on-ramp to the connected world, especially when we’re outside our homes […]

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Vivitek Solutions Gives Irish Planetarium a View Into Space

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Vivitek digital projectors and digital signage solutions are playing a key role in creating a thrilling and immersive visitor experience at the Armagh Observatory and Planetarium, in Armagh, Northern Ireland. Reasound, a Cookstown-based authorized Vivitek reseller to Ireland’s education authority, procured the equipment for the Planetarium. Officially opened on May 1, 1968, and classified as […]

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VuWall TRx Version 3.1 Offers Software Performance Updates and Video Wall Stitching Capabilities

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VuWall announced the release of TRx version 3.1, the company’s centralized video wall management platform. The TRx platform delivers video wall management and AV distribution together. The enhancements found in the TRx 3.1 release include: Video Wall Stitching — Users can build unlimited-sized video walls by stitching multiple VuScape video wall nodes or build an […]

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Sightcorp Announces Full Integration of DeepSight Facial Analysis Toolkit With Broadsign Content Management Systems

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Broadsign and computer vision firm Sightcorp announced Sightcorp’s DeepSight Toolkit anonymous facial analysis solution is now fully integrated with the Broadsign Control content management system (CMS) and Broadsign Reach supply-side-platform (SSP). The combined technologies make real-time audience data more accessible for publishers to report accurate audience reach numbers and demographics for DOOH (digital out-of-home) campaigns. […]

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SANUS Announces New In-Wall TV Power and Cable Management Kit

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SANUS today announced that it has extended its line of in-wall power products with the introduction of the SA-IWP1-W1 In-Wall TV Power and Cable Management Kit. The company says its new in-wall solution provides installers with everything they need to extend power to wall-mounted displays and accompanying devices safely, while neatly concealing power and AV […]

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PPDS Appoints Patrick VanTreese as Education Sales Manager for North America

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PPDS announced the appointment of Patrick VanTreese as its new education sales manager for North America. VanTreese will be responsible for developing and executing the company’s education division for PPDS in North America. Using his expertise in the EDU space, he is tasked with creating new business opportunities, partnerships, relationships and revenue streams while also […]

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Pioneer Group Partners With HYPERVSN for 3D Holographic Imagery Advertising

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Pioneer Group just signed a partnership with HYPERVSN. HYPERVSN is an LED-based technology that utilizes fan-like structures to project 3D holographic imagery. HYPERVSN units create the impression that the content is floating in mid-air, achieving a high-definition holographic effect. The partnership will be used for collaboration in future advertisements. “Brands are constantly looking for bigger […]

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ZetaDisplay Partners with KFC to Install Digital Signage Solutions in Over 100 European Stores

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ZetaDisplay has entered into a new partnership agreement with KFC Netherlands and Belgium and BOOSTR Agency, an omnichannel CRM and order management platform. The partnership will deliver digital signage solutions to more than 100 KFC restaurants in the next 12 months. ZetaDisplay has worked with KFC since 2015 with its webOS solution supporting the delivery of digital communications […]

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SYNNEX Corporation and Tech Data Corporation Complete Merger, Become TD SYNNEX

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SYNNEX Corporation and Tech Data Corporation announced the successful completion of their merger. The combined company is now TD SYNNEX, led by Rich Hume as CEO. Dennis Polk, the former CEO of SYNNEX, is executive chair of the TD SYNNEX board of directors. “TD SYNNEX is uniquely positioned in today’s relentlessly transforming technology ecosystem,” said […]

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Part 2: Simple Expectations of InfoComm 2021 — Exhibit Only 1 Product

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In Part 1 of my “Simple Expectations of InfoComm 2021,” series of blogs, I explained some of the elements of how InfoComm 2021 will be like no other InfoComm we’ve had in history — for OBVIOUS reasons. And, my advice to exhibitors to help them maximize their ROI and reach the attendees well was simple […]

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DSE Is Back — Now Called Digital Signage Experience

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Questex today announces the rebranding of Digital Signage Expo to Digital Signage Experience taking place March 22-24, 2022 in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Digital Signage Experience provides an opportunity for digital signage suppliers and solution providers to connect with buyers looking to use digital signage technology to educate, entertain and inspire. […]

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PPDS Partners with Crestron XiO Cloud Certification for Display Control and Management

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PPDS has announced it has partnered with Crestron to attaint the Crestron XiO Cloud certification. Part of PPDS’ adoption of Crestron’s ecosystem means PPDS will bring the XiO Cloud control and management solution to most Philips displays. With Crestron technology now compatible across almost all Philips professional displays, PPDS has become one of the world’s few display manufacturers to support […]

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Legrand | AV Releases On-Q AC1060 Shelf Mounting Bracket for Large Devices

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Legrand | AV announced its new On-Q AC1060 Shelf Mounting Bracket, designed to extend the mounting flexibility within the company’s Structured Wiring Enclosures. The Shelf Mounting Bracket provides a vented, stable surface to rest and secure third-party devices inside the enclosure. It is suited for heavy or tall devices that need additional support, such as […]

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DVIGear Introduces DVI-7570 Wildcat, First In New Family of HDMI extenders

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DVIGear has introduced the DVI-7570 Wildcat, the first in a new family of value-priced HDMI extenders. DVIGear Wildcat Extenders utilize a new technology that enables them to extend HDMI signals for a fraction of the cost of other twisted-pair extenders. This is achieved using visually lossless compression that allows resolutions of 3840 x 2160 /60p […]

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Megan Dutta Joins THE rAVe Agency as LAVNCH Emerging Markets Director

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THE rAVe Agency just announced Megan A. Dutta as emerging markets director. Dutta brings more than 15 years of marketing, communications and leadership success to THE rAVe Agency. She will be instrumental in expanding rAVe LAVNCH to emerging markets and technologies. Dutta — former content director for Systems Contractor News (SCN) and Digital Signage Magazine, both […]

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MAXHUB Releases Newest LED Wall in Raptor Series, the ‘LM220A18’

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MAXHUB introduced the LM220A18 Integrated LED Wall, the largest member of MAXHUB’s Raptor Series. With its 3840 x 2160 screen resolution, the 220-inch diagonal LM220A18 delivers native 4K in an LED with an integrated video processor with support for PBP (Picture By Picture) functionality. This separates the screen in half and displays output from two different […]

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Technische Unie Uses PPDS to Educate Dutch Businesses on Smarter Working Inside New 450sqm Inspiration Centre

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PPDS announced its exclusive range of Philips interactive digital signage and video wall solutions have been selected and installed inside Dutch wholesaler Technische Unie’s, brand-new 450sqm Inspiration Centre. Based in Eindhoven, Technische Unie has been a driving force in the progression of businesses across every industry since 1880. Working with more than 700 suppliers worldwide, […]

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NGA Updates Workspaces With LG Digital Signage Displays, Computer Monitors

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After a complete renovation of its headquarters in Washington, D.C., the National Governors Association (NGA) now offers staff and visitors comfortable, modern workspaces that include a dozen new LG digital signage displays and nearly 100 LG UltraWide computer monitors that enable new messaging and remote collaboration capabilities. From the lobby to the cafe to conference […]

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Panasonic Launches ‘Complete Digital Signage Solution’ Ecosystem for Customized Content Management

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Panasonic launched what it is calling the “Complete Digital Signage Solution” ecosystem of products that includes customized products, software and services. The company claims the solution streamlines set up and maintenance and creates flexibility in workflows like controlling content locally or remotely. Panasonic aims the new lineup at House of Worship (HOW), Education, Corporate and […]

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Planar Welcomes Naomi Rivas and Steve Fitch to California and New York Sales Teams

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Planar recently expanded the company’s U.S. sales force by welcoming Naomi Rivas and Steve Fitch to the company’s Northern California and New York sales teams. As a new regional account manager for Planar, Naomi Rivas will manage the company’s sales efforts in Northern California. Naomi is based out of the San Francisco Bay Area and […]

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BrightSign and Rockbot Push Partnership Into Airport Entertainment and News Content

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BrightSign and Rockbot say they have deepened their collaboration as Rockbot continues its push beyond music into the delivery of TV and digital signage. The companies, whose partnership dates back to 2012 when BrightSign’s media players first powered Rockbot’s music service, continue with the delivery of TV networks and original local video content to air travelers in […]

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Diversified Now Largest Global AV Integration Firm with Acquisition of HB Communications

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Diversified just acquired HB Communications, a leading audiovisual integration firm headquartered in North Haven, Connecticut. “Expanding our footprint in the Northeast is a strategic step in sustaining the necessary growth to deliver the best possible service for our customers,” said Fred D’Alessandro, founder and CEO of Diversified. “I am excited to welcome the team at […]

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