VISIX Expression Award Deadline Set for June 26


Dynamic visual communications is meant to motivate and persuade audiences to move beyond the message to consideration and action.  Well-planned and creatively-crafted visual communication via digital signage are great at supporting corporate culture and objectives, conveying timely updates, and improving understanding of goals and processes at every level. Successful communications express excellence in both graphic […]

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.advancedMethod’s Booth at InfoComm To Be TOTALLY Digital Signage (No People Required)


Digital signage company .advancedMethod decided to approach June’s InfoComm, held this year in Orlando, Florida, a little differently than all the rest.  Instead of flying a large Seattle-based team and booth materials across the country creating a massive carbon footprint (not to mention – saving them hundreds of thousands of dollars), .advancedMethod has decided not […]

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Scala Reaches 100K


With the sale of its 100,000th software player this month, digital signage content management provider Scala has reached a milestone that is certainly unmatched by any other digital signage software company. A recent purchase from pharmaceutical company Novartis, to expand its internal digital signage network, marks the sale of more than 15,000 players since the […]

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Black Box Aims to Increase Adoption of DS in Small Businesses


Earlier this month, Black Box Corporation launched a new DS initiative that includes a new version of their iCompel players. It’s aimed at getting more small businesses into the DS market with templated “designer looks.” iCompel, a browser-based network appliance for the DS market is said to offer high-end features for low-end systems including 1080p […]

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NEC Launches High-Brightness 46″ LCD for DS Market


NEC Display last week launched a new 46-inch MultiSync LCD called the X461HB, which they are categorizing as a “high-bright” professional display.  It is very bright with a spec measurement of 1500 cd/m2 and a remarkable contrast ratio spec of 3500:1.  In addition, the MultiSync X461HB boasts 110 percent higher brightness than NEC’s previous-generation displays […]

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Crestron RoomView Adds Emergency Broadcasting for Crestron Connected Classrooms

Crestron has added a new feature to RoomView remote help desk and resource management software that allows emergency messages to be broadcast to any network device supporting dynamic text, including SMART boards, projectors, displays, and touch panels. Messages can be sent to a single room, group of rooms, or campus-wide, and can be updated as […]

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VISIX Launches Room Sign Line — Digital Signage Outside Every Meeting Room!

Visix, Inc., has released its new interactive room sign line, which they say is the most comprehensive solution of its kind in the digital signage industry. This is a great up-sell for AV integrators and by integrating this, you will be learning how to do digital signage too! Visix’s interactive MeetingMinder room signs are available […]

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TruMedia and Dzine Partner

TruMedia Technologies, a provider of audience measurement and “proactive” advertising (their words), and dZine, a digital signage solution manufacturer entered into a partnership two weeks ago. By integrating TruMedia’s PROM proactive marketing solution with dZine’s digital signage solution, users of the dZine player can now proactively and automatically trigger advertising content change based on the […]

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Toronto Transit Commission

The ONESTOP Media Group (OMG) is the digital signage network operator for the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), which manages all the public transport in Toronto. TTC’s three main arms are buses, trams and subways. The Challenge? To install a multimedia distribution system that will deliver real-time information via 1,500 screens to be located throughout the […]

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C-nario Launches New DS Product Aimed at Small and Medium Sized Businesses

C-nario announced last week said that they plan to launch a digital signage solution for small and medium businesses (SMBs) at ISE 2009 next month in Amsterdam. C-nario’s C-Sign enables users to upload all types of content (video, images, text) easily, schedule the content and manage it through a Web browser with a user-friendly interface, […]

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Retailer FASTSIGNS Adds Digital Signage to its Offerings

Why do I even cover this story? To demonstrate the fragmentation of the market and how everyone’s going after a market that we, the AV channel, should CLEALY dominate. FASTSIGNS International Inc., the worldwide franchisor of FASTSIGNS sign and graphics centers, announced the addition of digital signage to its sign and graphics offerings. FASTSIGNS digital […]

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Tech Data U.S. to Distribute Rise Vision’s Digital Signage Content Management Solution

Rise Vision, Inc. a provider of a web-based content management system for the control of digital signage networks, announces that Tech Data Corporation will distribute the Rise Display Network to its value-added reseller customers via its Digital Signage and Projectors Specialized Business Unit (SBU). Tech Data offers a broad line of displays, cabling, mounts and […]

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