LaGuardia Airport Updates Signage Displays With LG Business Solutions USA

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New York City’s LaGuardia Terminal B has modernized the passenger experience through the use of more than three dozen digital displays from LG Business Solutions USA. Ranging from multidisplay video walls and vertical info totems to large, custom LED solutions, the displays aim to make it easier for guests to find urgent flight information, navigate […]

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Planar Releases MGP Series Fine-Pitch LED Displays

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Planar expanded its fine pitch LED display solutions with the release of the Planar MGP Series. With the new Planar MGP Series, Planar is trying to make fine pitch LED a closer alternative (cost-wise) to projection or tiled LCD environments including retail settings, classrooms, lecture halls and houses of worship, as well as digital signage […]

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Epson Now Shipping New EV-110 and EV-115 LightScene Projectors

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Epson is already shipping its LightScene EV-110 and EV-115 Accent Lighting 3LCD Laser Projectors aimed at the digital signage market. A convergence of lighting and display technology, LightScene’s spotlight form factor, combined with laser technology and easy content management tools, allows users to unleash dynamic displays for digital art, commercial signage and decor applications. The new […]

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Pixelart Is Now Fugo; This Is Why You Should Care

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Need a creative software platform to drive your digital signage displays? Well, Fugo, formerly Pixelart, wants to be that company for you. Here’s a video explaining what Fugo is: COVID-19 has turbocharged digital signage as it’s helping everyone reopen. Things like touch-free experiences, facial recognition, proximity sensors, people counting and bridging the physical and online […]

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions Upgrades E Series Stand-Alone Large Format Displays

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions announced its upgraded E Series stand-alone large format displays. Designed with corporate, education and indoor digital signage applications in mind, the improved E Series is native 4K UHD (3,840 x 2,160) resolution with a slim bezel design, giving users the opportunity to share content, whether in small information installations or built-in […]

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BenQ Adds CS Series Smart Signage Displays

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BenQ added the CS Series of high-end smart signage displays; available in 65″, 75″ and 86″ models, the native 4K UHD (3,840×2,160) CS Series includes built-in wireless screen-sharing, white boarding and collaboration tools. The CS Series features BenQ’s InstaShare 2 wireless presentation system that allows up to four participants to share their screen, with four […]

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Absen Launches MR Series LED Screens Aimed at Rental and Staging

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Absen has announced the launch of a new LED solution to the North America market, the MR series, aimed at the rental and staging market as well as the virtual studio market. Available in the 4.8 millimeters, the MR series is a high-impact floor display for interactive rental and staging applications including concerts, trade shows […]

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BrightSign Hardware Now Compatible With Adobe Experience Manager Screens

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BrightSign announced that its hardware is now fully compatible with Adobe Experience Manager Screens. Adobe is the latest in a growing list of the top content management system (CMS) platforms to build in native support for BrightSign media players. Adobe Experience Manager Screens is designed to help organizations connect online and in-venue experiences, transforming digital signage in public […]

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Listen Technologies Announces ListenTALK 2.0, Expanding Possibilities for Multi-Language Interpretation

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Listen Technologies Corporation has announced ListenTALK 2.0, adding functionality to overcome the challenges that distance, background noise, hearing loss and face coverings pose to communications. The new functionality makes it easier for interpreters using ListenTALK to listen to audio in one language and speak the words in another language without having to carry additional equipment. […]

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LG Intros 15″ and 65″ Smart TVs with Built-In UCC for Hospitals

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LG Business Solutions USA has announced two new hospital TVs in the form of a 65- and 15-inch (models 65US772M and 15LS766A respectively) as in-room smart TVs that also support the major UCC platforms. LG hospital TVs have been certified by UL and are compliant with the general UL 60065 Standard (for Audio, Video and […]

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Resources for Becoming Your Best AV Self

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By Tom Kehr Almo Pro A/V During the spring E4v, I was asked about my resources. For me, that’s an almost overwhelming question. Yes, I’m a bit of a bookhound, but there are also people, organizations, websites and papers that I’ve found invaluable over the years. Like many of you, I tripped into this whole […]

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Carousel Digital Signage Partners With Mobile Device Management Company Moki

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Carousel Digital Signage and mobile device management company Moki have announced a new partnership that they say will simplify the deployment and management of media player software across multiple operating systems. To be integrated within Carousel Cloud’s CMS, Moki’s cloud-based mobile device platform (MDM) will establish a unified interface for digital signage networks with a mix of media players and attempt to remove the burden […]

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VuWall Appoints Pierre-Yves Desbiens as COO/CFO

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VuWall has announced the appointment of Pierre-Yves Desbiens as chief operating officer/chief financial officer, effective immediately. Desbiens is replacing CFO Keith Findlay, who is taking his retirement as of May 3, 2021, allowing six weeks for a smooth transition. Desbiens is responsible for finance, accounting, business intelligence, legal, human resources and overall business operations. As […]

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Broadsign OOH Marketing Platform Now Deployed as Part of OUTFRONT OOH Network

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OUTFRONT Media Inc. and Broadsign today announced that they’ve teamed up to deploy Broadsign’s out-of-home (OOH) marketing platform as part of OUTFRONT’s OOH network. As the Broadsign Direct inventory and sales management system and Control content management system (CMS) are onboarded for OUTFRONT’s in-car displays, the company will be able to streamline media sales and operations across […]

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Digital Signage Lends a Helping Hand to New York’s Mass-Vaccination Efforts

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The digital signage space just emerged from a year that none of us could ever have anticipated. And while the temporary closure of stores, restaurants and other businesses put a great deal of pressure on our industry last year, we quickly learned how indispensable digital displays were to safely navigate the pandemic. Digital signage became […]

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SYNNEX Corp Purchases Tech Data — Creating a $57 Billion Tech Giant

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SYNNEX Corporation and Tech Data today announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which SYNNEX and Tech Data will combine in a transaction valued at approximately $7.2 billion, including net debt. The combined company, with approximately $57 billion in estimated pro forma annual revenues and a team of over 22,000 associates and […]

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Tightrope Media Systems Releases Cablecast VIO Stream

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Tightrope Media Systems has unveiled Cablecast VIO Stream, an automated solution for bringing live event streams and on-demand video to the web, social media and over-the-top (OTT) platforms. Extending the “add once, publish everywhere” efficiency of Tightrope’s Cablecast broadcast automation solution to organizations that don’t have their own television channel, VIO Stream enables local governments, […]

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BrightSign Collaborates With Bluefin International for Video Wall Solution

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BrightSign announced its collaboration with Bluefin International, Inc. to deliver a pair of new video wall solutions with integrated digital signage capabilities. The BrightSign Built-In Multi-Screen Displays come in two configurations — a 13.3-inch 3×1 display, and a 15.6-inch 3×1 display. Each of the new Bluefin solutions comes in a 3×1 configuration. The 13.3-inch displays […]

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Tiger Party Launches GOTIGER Cloud-Based Platform

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Combining the power of programmatic advertising with interactive experiences, including face and motion detection, AR, and livestreaming, GOTIGER is a new signage management platform that is claiming to simplify the buying, selling, and management of Digital Out-Of-Home media for media owners and advertisers. Launching today, GOTIGER is a cloud-based platform developed by Tiger Party, a […]

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Almo Spring E4v: Digital Signage, Distance Learning and Decorating with Tech

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On Tuesday and Wednesday, we brought you live coverage of the Almo Pro A/V spring 2021 E4v virtual show experience (day one here; day two here). This time around, we were excited about some new additions and features, like a networking widget in the rAVe LAVNCH VTS platform that allowed attendees to connect together in […]

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Premier Mounts Adds LG-LSA dvLED Mount to Convergent Line

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Premier Mounts just added to its Convergent line of products. The LG-LSA is the first dvLED mount of its kind for the LG LSAA and LSAB Series. Convergent is Premier Mounts’ line of narrow-pixel-pitch direct-view LED mounts engineered for perfect x-y-z plane alignment and unlimited modular scalability. The lightweight design of the LG-LSA makes it […]

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NowSignage’s CMS Now Added as a BrightSign BSN.Cloud Integrated Partner

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NowSignage‘s CMS has been added as a BrightSign BSN.cloud Integrated Partner. The BSN.cloud platform is a free subscription included with every BrightSign device that allows users to remotely manage their BrightSign device and to install the NowSignage digital signage CMS application. NowSignage already has a compatible application for BrightSign that is deployed across many industry […]

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Bussigny in Switzerland Solves Outdoor Kiosk Need with Peerless-AV’s All-Weather Displays

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The municipality of Bussigny, in the Swiss canton of Vaud, borders Geneva, Neuchâtel, Fribourg, Berne and Valais (west to east) and has a population of approximately 9,000. The town authority had worked with Solmani on digital signage projects in the past and approached the Swiss AV solutions provider to implement a new outdoor project for […]

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Using Peerless-AV Xtreme High Bright Outdoor Displays, National Theatre of Iceland Enables Outdoor Digital Signage in Freezing Temps

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The National Theatre of Iceland is one of two main theaters in Reykjavík, Iceland, drawing attention for its architectural quality with its contrasting dark gray surfaces and lighter gray decorative elements. The national theater, designed by Guðjón Samúelsson, was formally opened on April 20, 1950. Since 2020, the artistic director is Magnús Geir Þórðarsson — […]

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Barco Releases Newest Generation of UniSee 500 LCD Video Wall System

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Barco just launched the second generation of its UniSee 500 LCD video wall system aimed at control rooms, corporate lobbies, meeting rooms and television studios. The Barco UniSee LCD video wall platform claims the world’s smallest optical seam and almost eliminates the “grids” that traditionally interrupt content shown on LCD video walls. The platform was […]

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Carousel Digital Signage Debuts Cloud-Based Software Media Player Solution

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Carousel Digital Signage just debuted (and are already shipping) the Carousel Express Players, a new cloud-based software media player solution designed for keeping remote workers and students informed and up to date. The players help organizations extend their digital signage beyond location-based end points, and reach people wherever they work, learn and live. Carousel Digital […]

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Vestel Visual Solutions Adds Q Series Display Range

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Vestel Visual Solutions announced the expansion of its display range Thursday with the arrival of the new Q Series family. Featuring four new 24/7 models — the 65” QN65, 55” QN55 and QP55, and 49” QP49 — the Q Series is UHD resolution (3,840×2,160) and HDR 10 on the QN65 and QN55, and FHD resolution […]

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PSV Philips Stadium Adds Eight PPDS Displays to ‘Jan Heintze Kick Box’

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Coming out of COVID and needing flexible working spaces, the luxury “Jan Heintze Kick Box” at PSV’s 35,000-capacity Philips stadium in The Netherlands, just installed eight new smart Philips professional displays from PPDS. These Android-powered Philips signage displays were selected and installed to create one of soccer’s most luxurious suites inside Dutch footballing giant PSV. […]

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Embed Signage Offers ‘Secure Integration’ With Microsoft Power BI

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Embed Signage has launched what the company is calling “secure integration” with Microsoft Power BI. Power BI is a data visualization platform from Microsoft that allows businesses to connect and visualize data from over 120 different sources such as Dynamics 365, Azure SQL Database, Salesforce, Excel and SharePoint. Users of Embed Signage are now able […]

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Growth Opportunities Lie Ahead for Pro Displays After an Unprecedented Year

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By Matthew Rubin Futuresource Consulting The past year has been one of the most volatile on record for the professional displays industry. As COVID-19 spread across the globe, supply chains were interrupted and end-user demand plummeted in some of the biggest markets. Add into the mix the increasing appeal of LED, which makes it a […]

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