BrightSign Media Players Work in Freezing and Desert-Like Temps

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BrightSign today announced that its Series 4 players are certified for use in temperatures as low as -20 degrees Celsius. At launch, BrightSign’s Series 4 players were rated for use in temperatures up to 70 C – a feat achieved via BrightSign’s patented, heat-dissipating, anodized aluminum case design. This recent certification for low-temperature use establishes […]

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DPAA Adds Another in Starlite Digital

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DPAA announced today that Starlite Digital has joined its membership ranks. Starlite Digital has begun rolling out what will be a national network of intelligent digital video screens strategically located at high traffic outdoor shopping centers, anchored with supermarkets, big box retailers and drug stores. Capitalizing on the close relationships built with these sectors by […]

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Chief Expands Impact Series to Include Bolt Down Solutions

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Chief is launching new digital signage enclosures at DSE. The Impact Bolt Down Portrait Floor Standing Kiosks provide an aesthetic solution for enclosing displays in open areas. Designed with no exposed fasteners while maintaining full access and serviceability. Our exclusive design keeps the display mounted to the frame when opened. Keyed locking security keeps displays […]

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Webinar | The Digital Signage Webinar – What’s What and Who’s Who

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The digital signage market is only a decade old but it’s already been anointed “the future of advertising”. Just a few years ago, nearly $180 Billion was spent worldwide on TV ads. But, as fewer people are watching what’s known as “linear TV,” advertising dollars are shifting into social media, digital media and digital signage. […]

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Key Digital Intros 4K/UHD 18G HDMI Distribution Solution

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Key Digital just launched the KD-DA2x4G and KD-DA2x8G 18 Gbps HDMI distribution amplifiers with two HDMI inputs to four or eight (respectively) HDBaseT outputs for distribution to four or eight screens up to 100 meters / 328 feet away at 1080p resolution or 70 meters / 250 feet at 4K. All four / eight monitors […]

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Black Box Active Optical Cables Debut

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Black Box Corporation today introduced its Active Optical Cable product range, which enables transmission of 4K video and audio with resolutions up to 4K at 60 Hz 4:4:4 and DisplayPort signals with resolutions up to 8K @ 60 Hz 4:4:4 for more than 200 meters (7680×4320 at 60 Hz or 32.4 Gbps). In addition, supporting […]

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Here Are the Best of ISE 2019 Awards – AV’s Only NOT-Pay-for-Play Awards

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You can’t enter a product in them. And, you can’t ask us to nominate you. And, you can’t get an award by advertising or sponsoring us or paying for it. There are NO award entry fees. We sent reporters to EVERY booth/stand at ISE 2019 and we selected the TOP products in every possible product […]

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The All-NEW E4 Experience was a GIANT Hit

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Over 600 People traveled through the doors of the all-new Almo ProAV E4 Experience (formerly E4 AV Tour). And, they didn’t just come for the 45+ exhibitors who all showed new products, they didn’t just come for my AV-over-IP Keynote, they didn’t just come for the SDVoE Alliance or DSF (Digital Signage Federation) Certification Courses, […]

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PixelFLEX Claims Breakthrough in LED Durability with FLEXUltra PixelShield

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Created to overcome the challenges associated with the protection and performance longevity of ultra fine pixel pitch LED displays, PixelFLEX has introduce the new FLEXUltra with PixelShield. A CoB (chip on board) technology, PixelShield offers an impact and scratch resistant coating for the FLEXUltra display and provides an increase in the protection of an LED […]

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Chief Expands TiLED LED Video Wall Mounting System

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Chief has expanded its TiLED LED Video Wall Mounting System to include the Samsung IFH Series, the Absen Acclaim Series and the Unilumin UpanelS Series. The mounts will officially debut at DSE Booth 1312. Chief’s latest design for digital signage solutions, the TiLED Series, is a modular, LED mounting system to support creative video wall […]

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Extron Now Shipping eBUS Partition Sensor Set for Divisible Rooms

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Extron is shipping the ECM S10, a transmitter and receiver partition sensor set for Extron eBUS-enabled control systems and other devices that feature a digital I/O port. The set connects to an IPCP Pro control processor and uses an infrared beam to sense the position of a movable partition wall within divisible rooms. The position […]

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Barco Extends Video Wall Portfolio with OverView LVD5521B

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Barco is introducing a new addition to its OverView LCD video-wall series. The OverView LVD5521B is a 55” 500-nit LCD solution that features a 1.8-mm seam, modular structure and the option of operating the (redundant) power supply remotely. It’s designed for control rooms, broadcast studios, corporate lobbies, experience centers, meeting rooms and signage applications. Other […]

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Sony Upgrades 4K HDR Professional BRAVIA Displays, Adds Cloud Connectivity and Intros 98″ 8K Monitor

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Sony’s popular BRAVIA 4K HDR line of Professional Displays includes more features, ranging from cloud-based digital signage to Touch Overlay Panels (TOP) with IR touch technology. The six current BRAVIA 4K displays, ranging in screen size from 43 to 85 inches, will all officially debut later this month including a new 98-inch 8K BRAVIA, FWD-98Z9G. […]

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Where to Start With Cybersecurity

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On October 20th, 2018 Apple announced Group FaceTime for its iOS devices. Three weeks later, on Mon., Jan. 28th, Apple announced a major flaw in this new feature. If someone initiated a FaceTime call, and then added themselves to it, the phone of the original person would start transmitting their audio before they picked up. […]

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The Joy of Change Orders

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It’s a truism that the first casualty of every battle is the plan. One of the realities of building things is that sometimes the plan gets changed. While ideally every eventuality gets considered and decided upon during the design and planning stages, we don’t live in an ideal world we live in this one. Consequently, […]

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Arista Corporation Announces the Emerald Series HDBaseT 2.0 Family of Tx & Rx

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Arista Corporation just introduced the Emerald Series HDBaseT 2.0 Family of Transmitter/Receiver Products. Consisting of four products, with each based on the HDBaseT 2.0 architecture and controllable via either Telnet or an RS232 interface, each product has a built-in web server and can be controlled via a common web browser. The four products that constitute […]

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AVIXA Reaches 1,000 Certified Technology Specialists in Europe

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AVIXA is pleased to announce that there are now 1,000 AV professionals with a Certified Technology Specialist™ (CTS®) certification in Europe. For more than 30 years, AVIXA has administered the CTS program, which is recognized worldwide as the leading AV professional credential, helping businesses to elevate themselves and deliver value to their clients. There are […]

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Navori to Unveil QL 2.1 Digital Signage Software at DSE 2019

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Navori will launch QL 2.1 software at Digital Signage Expo, incorporating a host of new features that capture the trend of greater intelligence in digital signage today. The updates allow customers to take advantage of data integration and high-resolution image processing, while also making digital signage easier to control and manage directly from the software. […]

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Matrox Intros Fanless Mura IPX 4K IP Decode and Display Card

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Matrox Graphics announces a fanless cooling version of their 4K IP decode and display card. The new fanless, single-slot Matrox Mura IPX card for IP-based multiviewers and personal video walls features best-in-class decoding of multiple 4K and Full HD streams for display across up to four 4K outputs. Matrox Mura IPX multiviewer cards boast a […]

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Extron Ships Ethernet Connected Decorator Series Button Panels

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Extron is now shipping their NBP Decorator Series Network Button Panels, a new product family that brings convenient, easy-to-deploy control to a broad variety of AV applications. Network Button Panels connect to a control processor using standard Ethernet. These customizable, easy-to-use control panels work in conjunction with an IP Link Pro control processor or HC […]

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IBASE Technology Debuts IP68 Waterproof Digital Signage Player for Outdoor Applications

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IBASE Technology just launched its latest SW-101-N waterproof digital signage player designed for both indoor and harsh outdoor environments. This is designed to be a rugged and fanless signage player and it’s integrated with a 1.91GHz Intel Atom Processor E3845 Quad-Core Processor and Intel HD graphics (Gen 7-LP) 4EU. The SW-101-N is built to withstand […]

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Extron Ships Its First 5″ Tabletop TouchLink Pro Touchpanel

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Extron is already shipping its new TLP Pro 525T 5″ tabletop TouchLink Pro Touchpanel. The company’s first 5″ tabletop model, it has eight times more memory than previous visions and it also features an 800×480 capacitive touchscreen built with scratch and smudge-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass and an enclosure with a sweeping back. The TLP Pro […]

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Phoenix Vision Joins DPAA

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DPAA announced today that Phoenix Vision has joined its membership ranks. Phoenix Vision is a growing digital out-of-home (DOOH) provider and technology administrator for its Digital Billboard Network (DBN). Phoenix Vision has placed over 380 screen installations and is expected to grow to over 1,000 by the end of 2019. Screens are located on point-of-purchase […]

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Carousel Digital Signage to Debut Cloud Version at DSE 2019 Using AppleTV

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Carousel Digital Signage will come to Digital Signage Expo later this month with a renewed message for its broad customer base: Embrace collaboration and keep your content fresh to ensure a true return on investment. At its Digital Signage Expo booth (2627), Carousel Digital Signage will demonstrate its Carousel Cloud platform for the first time, […]

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MuxLab Expands 4K Signage Player DigiSign CMS

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MuxLab has a new digital signage player — the 4K Digital Signage Media Player (model 500769) that’s integrated with DigiSign CMS software. MuxLab says that DigiSign has a simple interface to gather, load and schedule content and that it’s designed for any size signage system. Content from various sources can be autonomously scheduled for weeks, […]

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Vaddio Ships CeilingMIC Microphones

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Vaddio has introduced (and is already shipping) its new CeilingMIC overhead microphones. Each CeilingMIC unit is designed with three microphone elements enclosed in a single pendant hanging enclosure, designed for 360-degree pickup coverage with integrated acoustic echo cancellation (AEC) and digital signal processing (DSP). The DSP interface box provides AEC reference from the far end […]

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AVIXA to Explore the Business Benefits of Audiovisual Experiences at Passenger Terminal Expo 2019

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Attendees of Passenger Terminal Expo 2019, March 26-28 in London, will get an in-depth look into the ways audiovisual solutions can improve the travel experience. David Labuskes, CTS, chief executive officer of AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, will host a session titled “The Audiovisual Future of the Passenger Terminal Experience,” with speakers from […]

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SpinetiX Announces New ARYA Cloud-Based Signage Solution

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SpinetiX announces the availability of its new turnkey solution for small and midsize businesses called SpinetiX ARYA. SpinetiX ARYA is what the company says is an affordable visual communication solution that combines professional grade cloud and hardware-based technologies. Entrepreneurs can quickly set up spectacularly visual experiences from their devices and deliver content in a highly […]

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The Best Design for Digital Signage

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By Graham Gilhooley Senior Creative at 20/20 Productions When it comes to digital signage, it’s easy to get hung up on the latest innovations. But while investing in new technology is certainly important, to really get the most out of digital signage, good design is key. Digital signage lends itself to engaging and captivating displays […]

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DPAA Announces Date and New Venue for 2019 Video Everywhere Summit

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DPAA announced today that its annual Video Everywhere Summit will be held this year on Tues., Oct. 15 at a larger venue, the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, to accommodate the anticipated record number of delegates and waiting list of exhibitors. The event will once again be part of New York Digital Signage Week […]

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