Prismview Is Integrated Into Samsung: All of a Sudden, Samsung Is an LED Leader Now

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Today Samsung Electronics America announced the integration of Prismview, LLC sales and marketing teams into its display business — further strengthening the company’s LED portfolio and salesforce. The Utah-based company manufactures and installs large-format LED video displays, and their products are recognized around the world for outstanding image quality and superior durability. Prior to being […]

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Another Year, Another Video Wallapalooza: Don’t Miss Leyard and Planar’s Roadshow

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM LEYARD AND PLANAR It’s that time again. Leyard and Planar’s popular Video Wallapalooza Roadshow is back for a fourth year, hitting the most U.S. hot spots in the history of the show for its 2019 tour. The series began in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sept. 23, 2019, and will […]

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Listen Buys AudioConexus

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Listen Technologies Corporation has acquired AudioConexus. AudioConexus helps sightseeing tour operators engage visitors with technology and services that complement Listen Technologies’ portfolio of assistive listening and tour guide products. AudioConexus will transition to Listen Technologies Canada over the next few months. Estimates project the global tours and activities market as a $183 billion industry by 2020. Providing engaging, […]

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ONELAN Parent Buys Tripleplay

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Tripleplay has been acquired by Uniguest, the parent company of ONELAN. As part of Uniguest, this new division will be a key component of a global organization that enables Tripleplay and ONELAN to leverage the group’s financial and support infrastructure to drive significant global expansion and service plans. The acquisition presents the strategic opportunity for […]

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Salt Mines, Key Chains and Media: Three Things AV Should Know About HDCP

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It’s dark, cramped and dry.  A single elevator slides more than 600 feet underground creaking to a stop to deliver a solitary visitor and their payload ⁠— a locked case carrying an original 35 mm print. What’s in that case? The original celluloid print of Star Wars? Something more modern like Christopher Nolan’s 35 mm […]

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AVIXA Just Launched the BEST THING EVER – the AV Experience Awards

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AVIXA just announced the launch of the AV Experience Awards program to recognize the innovative integration of content, space and audiovisual technology to enrich experiences. The AV Experience Awards program celebrates the ability of AV technology to expand human capabilities, or to excite, inspire or enhance an experience across diverse markets and industries. The program’s […]

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Camplex Debuts a 4K HDMI SFP Fiber Extender with EDID and RS232

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Camplex has introduced a new fiber 4K/2K HDMI extender for use with SFP modules that features automatic EDID and RS232 bi-directional passthrough and is HDCP 2.2 compatible. The CMX-FMCH001 18 Gigabit fiber extender sends a standard copper-based HDMI signal up to 4K@60Hz via SFP modules (not included) with a maximum distance of 37 miles over […]

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Middle Atlantic Intros Forward, Tools for Speeding Up Rack-Building

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Middle Atlantic Products launched this week Forward, a family of installation solutions that are aimed at speeding up and simplifying the building or AV gear racks. With Forward’s new rackrail, integrators can go without a drill and install the family’s blank and vent panels, cable management, lighting and other rack solutions without tools, completing the […]

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Is Barco Buying Unilumin? I Believe It’s Just a Matter of Time 

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Barco just announced a strategic collaboration with Unilumin, a listed Chinese company that’s an LED manufacturer. Barco says it’s engaged in a wide-ranging partnership with Unilumin to secure a supply of LED display components, which allows broader penetration in its core markets with differentiated Barco LED visualization hardware and software solutions. But, isn’t it logical they will […]

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Tripleplay Has New UIs

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Tripleplay today announced a major revamp and relaunch of its IPTV and video streaming solution, focusing on enhancing user experience and creating a unified, professional platform for delivery of enterprise video. The revamp brings a brand-new interface for the Tripleplay Enterprise IPTV Portal, Mobile Media App (MMA) and Media Portal for its MVP desktop app, […]

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Visix Debuts Kits and Templates to Digital Signage Services

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Visix, Inc. now offers content packs and kits for their AxisTV Signage Suite content management system. These provide Visix software users with predesigned artwork and templates for digital signage messages and screen layouts in a variety of topics, styles and colors. Visix customers can mix and match templates from two packs that include background artwork […]

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Christie Claims It Has the World’s First 4K DCI RGB Laser Projector with HDR

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Christie just launched the Christie Eclipse, a 4K RGB pure laser projector featuring Christie RealLaser illumination with HDR — aimed at the ProAV market. According to Christie, the Eclipse is capable of a degree of detail and depth of color that has never been possible with any ProAV projection system. With true HDR, Christie Eclipse […]

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Legrand Debuts In-Wall CPT306W-V1 Cable Management Kit

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Legrand today extended its line of On-Q in-wall power products with the introduction of the new CPT306W-V1 In-Wall TV Power and Cable Management Kit. The in-wall kit includes a power input module with drywall bracket and a six-foot power cord. Offered in white to blend in, the module’s decorator power inlet strap provides the flexibility […]

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Diversified Just Became THE AV Giant Integrator by Buying Advanced

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Diversified has announced the acquisition of Advanced Presentation Products. As a top integrator in Canada for 24 years, Advanced specializes in audio visual communications solutions, service and support for enterprise, government and education clients across the country. “When we recently partnered with Advanced on a complex next-gen solution for a large Canadian organization, I was […]

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ProAV: Business Agility as a Competitive Advantage

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Change isn’t new to the ProAV industry, but the rate of change may be the downfall for even the largest firms. After all, the innovations, inventions and the integration with AV over IT have made for a robust industry with $186 billion in revenue for 2018 and projections calling for $229 billion by 2023 (source: […]

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ScreenBeam Integrates Digital Signage Feature Into ScreenBeam 1100

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ScreenBeam has released its latest firmware update (version 11.0.5.0), which adds digital signage capabilities. The digital signage support allows ScreenBeam to stream signage content when the display is not being utilized. The feature is disabled by default and can be enabled from the management interface. Signage can display in either Fullscreen or Framed mode and […]

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B-Tech Debuts More Mounting Interfaces for Its System X

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B-Tech AV Mounts announced a series of updates to its System X VESA 400 interface arms with micro-adjustment (both the standard and pop-out variations). Designed for assembling videowalls, menu boards and other multi-screen applications, the range provides customers with a clean and uncomplicated solution for mounting any medium to large size screen (up to 50 […]

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The First of the 8K Performance Specs Debuts from the 8K Association

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The 8K Association (8KA), the cross-industry group focused on facilitating the growth of the 8K ecosystem, has announced that key performance attributes for 8K televisions have been defined as part of the 8KA technical program. Performance criteria were created in concert with the association’s membership which include leading consumer electronics brands, panel manufacturers and other […]

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Templates App Debuts from Enplug for Signage Content Creation

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Enplug has announced the addition of the Templates app to its app market. Available as a free add-on to the Enplug platform, the Templates App gives users a library of drag-and-drop templates to create custom announcements that automatically update on user-defined triggers and suit virtually any digital signage application. The new Templates App gives users […]

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NEC Display Details 2019 Showcase Plans with Stops in Chicago, Toronto, NY and California

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NEC Display Solutions of America is taking its annual NEC Showcase on the road, bringing the latest in visual technology and solutions directly to its partners and end users across North America. This year, in addition to the New York technology showcase being held during Digital Signage Week, NEC Display will hold a showcase in […]

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Now You Can Have Voice-Activated Wayfinding, Thanks to Visix

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Visix has announced the immediate availability of its voice-activated wayfinding applications, a digital signage software innovation that captured imaginations and real-world interest at InfoComm 2019 in June. The application comes alive through its built-in voice user interface (VUI) and provides audiences with a hands-free way to interact with screens. Here’s a video we shot of […]

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Christie Adds 75″ and 86″ Versions to 4K TAA-Compliant Secure Series Display Line

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Christie is expanding its Secure Series line of large-format TAA-compliant, non-RF (radio frequency) LCD panels, designed specifically for secure-facility environments. Featuring 4K UHD resolution (3840×2160), these plug-and-play 75″ and 86″ panels are ideal for meeting rooms, control rooms or digital signage applications. These displays join existing 55-and 65-inch models in the Secure Series. The SUHD751-P/SUHD861-P […]

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Partnership Between Signagelive and Quividi Brings Audience and Campaign Intelligence to DOOH Campaigns

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  Signagelive, cloud based digital signage platform, and Quividi, an audience and campaign intelligence platform for DOOH and digital signage, have announced the integration of their platforms. This integration enables any DOOH and Digital Signage networks running Signagelive and Quividi to test, measure, optimize and deliver data-driven contextualized content to best engage and convert audiences. […]

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How Will the U.S. Tariffs on Chinese Imports Affect the LED Market?

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The global LED videowall market achieved revenues of $5.7 billion last year, with year-on-year double digit growth expected out to 2023, according to a new worldwide industry report from Futuresource Consulting. As the U.S.-China trade war intensifies and political indications suggest a continuing period of punitive tariffs, Chinese companies are exploring ways to accelerate their […]

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LG Business Solutions Ships New Transparent OLED Display with ABCOM

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LG Business Solutions is now shipping the LG Transparent OLED digital signage display in the United States. This razor-thin, see-through display is designed to deliver a unique customer experience in specialized commercial applications, particularly retail and hospitality. Here’s a video we shot of it at InfoComm: Leading technology solutions reseller, integrator and rental provider ABCOM […]

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New Extron TouchLink Pro Touchpanels Are Integrated with a Built-In Control Processor

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Extron has announced it’s shipping the new TouchLink Pro Control Systems. These are complete AV control solutions that combine a TouchLink Pro touchpanel with an integrated IP Link Pro control processor. This all‑in‑one approach streamlines system designs by consolidating essential control system components, freeing up space and easing integration. Multiple devices can be controlled directly […]

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Registration Opens for Fall Almo Pro AV E4 Experiences

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Almo Pro AV today officially announced that registration is open for the Fall 2019 E4 Experiences, coming to the New York Metro Area on September 25 and Atlanta on October 15. Almo to offer AV courses and certifications worth CTS Renewal Units (RUs) to E4 Experience attendees thanks to their longstanding partnership with AVIXA. This […]

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Elo Says It Has World’s First Interactive Display Line Certified by Google

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Elo today announced upgrades to its Android-based I-Series, PayPoint, PayPoint Plus and Backpack products, with the availability of Google Play Services across its full line of 10- to 70-inch interactive solutions. Elo’s new third generation series of Android products enable access to the latest Google Mobile Services apps, including Google Chrome, YouTube, Play Store access […]

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A Partnership Between VuWall and LG Is Aimed at Control Rooms

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VuWall has announced a partnership with LG Electronics to offer customers a fully integrated control room solution that combines VuWall’s advanced VuScape video wall processor with LG’s latest 55SVH7F video wall display. The LG 55SVH7F video wall display features a 0.44mm bezel or 0.88mm when measured from bezel to bezel. Moreover, it features smart calibration, […]

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Peerless-AV and Volta Partner for Digital Signage-Based EV Charging Stations

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Peerless-AV announced the newest generation of electric vehicle charging stations, created in partnership with Volta, which provides a free charging for electric vehicles. We first saw this product three years ago at the DSE Show in Las Vegas and were impressed. We shot a video of the product at this year’s InfoComm 2019 show you […]

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A VARs Guide to Handling Digital Signage Client Concerns

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM MVIX By Lillyan Wamaitha Marketing Manager, Mvix Digital signage is at a point where it sells itself, especially for larger organizations. However, a good number of small to medium-sized businesses are yet to understand the full value of digital signage. They can’t fully justify the cost, especially for services […]

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