What Does the Global Demand for LED Look Like Now and In the Future?

By Xiaowen Zhu Futuresource Consulting LED production is highly centralized in China, so anxieties relating to supply have eased fairly rapidly, as the country rebounds from weeks in lockdown. As the number of new COVID-19 cases in China plummets, key vendors are making repeated assurances that their manufacturing capacity has returned to normal, though some […]

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White Paper: Take A New Approach With Draper’s AV Mounts and Structures

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM DRAPER By Penny Sitler Director of Marketing, Draper Video walls and other digital signage can go anywhere. That means the mounts and structures behind video walls must also go well beyond “universal” or catalog solutions. Draper’s AV mounts and structures initiative provides unique mounting solutions to interface with buildings, workspaces […]

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NEC Display Solutions Europe Announces All-in-One LED Screens

NEC Display Solutions Europe has announced two new ranges of direct view all-in-one LED screens — the FE Series LED Bundles start at 110 inches, ranging from 1.2-millimeter to 3.5-millimeter pixel pitch. The bundles can be wall-mounted or have free-standing capability. The LED FE Series is for business applications, while NEC’s LED A Series digital […]

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

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

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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Three New Interactive 4K LCDs Arrive from Sharp

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, has launched three new 4K Ultra HD resolution large-format AQUOS BOARD interactive display systems with built-in wireless and whiteboard functionality utilizing its embedded SoC (system-on-chip) controller. We shot a video of these at InfoComm last month, which you can view here: […]

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Leyard and Planar VM Series LCD Video Wall Line Adds Four New Displays

Today, Leyard and Planar introduced four new offerings to the company’s Planar VM Series line of LCD video wall displays. Featuring the industry’s smallest bezels and a new 49-inch size, the new models broaden the Planar VM Series offering and add state-of-the-art tiled bezel performance. The expanded Planar VM Series product line offers customers looking […]

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Panasonic Adds New 4K Displays Designed for UCC and and Business Applications

Panasonic Business has completed the expansion of its 4K display range, originally launched at ISE 2019, with the CQ1 series featuring six new models for use in collaborative spaces. Available from 43 to 86 inches, the series is all native 4K resolution (3840×2160) and support 4K/60p signals and are spec’d to deliver 400 cd/m2 brightness […]

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NEC Adds Two 55″ Monitors with Only 0.44-Millimeter Bezel

NEC Display today announced the addition of near bezel-less 55″ panels to its UN Series line of displays. The new UN552S and UN552VS have an inactive area (a bezel) of just 0.44 millimeters surrounding an anti-glare, high-haze IPS panel designed for seamless multi-screen configurations, designed for digital signage uses in retail, corporate and broadcast environments. […]

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Elo Now Has 65-Inch 4K Interactive Signage and Collaboration Products

Elo today announced the launch of its 6553L touchscreen and fourth-generation Elo computer module (ECMG4). The 6553L touchscreen provides a platform for what the company says is captivating digital signage experiences in public spaces, as well as engaging and collaborative communication within enterprises. The 6553L touchscreen is part of Elo’s new IDS 3 Series, which […]

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LG’s Transparent OLED Commercial Line Officially Debuts

Although LG has been showing transparent OLED displays for nearly a year, LG Business Solutions officially launched the LG transparent OLED digital signage displays in the United States this week at InfoComm 2019. Available for the first time starting this month, this razor-thin see-through display is designed to deliver a unique customer experience in specialized […]

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Sharp’s InfoComm 2019 Booth Is Business as Usual

For InfoComm 2019, Sharp Electronics has decided to build a day-in-the-life of the office-style booth with AV everywehre: Reception Lobby: Breathtaking 8K resolution welcomes you to our world You will be greeted at the Sharp booth by business VIPs, including the upcoming 80″ Class 8K UHD display. In addition, the recently launched 75″ Class (74 […]

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The Reality of 8K

By Jonathan Brawn, CTS, DSCE, DSDE, DSNE, DCME, ISF-C It seems like just yesterday we saw the launch of the new 4K UHD (Ultra High Definition) spec that was set to revolutionize the display industry. Boasting four times the effective resolution of our then state-of-the-art 1080p FHD (full high definition), this new technology was supposedly […]

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Audiovisual Solutions for Digital Signage: A Basic Guide for AV Specialists

By Daniel Waldron Head of Content, Armagard Audiovisual equipment forms the foundation of any digital signage application. Screens, media players and software are integral to bringing digital signage networks to life, which is why choosing the right audiovisual solutions for digital signage installations is crucial. Every digital signage application is different, but the basic audiovisual […]

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InFocus Is Getting Out of the Projector and Display Business (Updated)

The industry’s first portable “projector” manufacturer, InFocus, is getting out of the display and projector businesses overall. The company apparently held an all-company meeting at 12:30 p.m. today to inform their teams that they were ceasing display operations. Telling their teams they were “looking at new strategies,” they started to layoff the majority of the […]

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BenQ Ships Amazon Voice-Enabled LCDs

BenQ has enhanced its Premium RP Series of interactive flat panels (IFPs) with voice control powered by AWS. Directly integrating AWS with BenQ’s Saffi voice-assistant technology, the RP Series IFPs use a voice-enabled remote that simplifies instruction tasks and introduces more flexibility in the classroom. The voice capability is available as an Amazon skill and […]

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NEC Debuts New 55″ 4K Displays

NEC Display Solutions of America announced new 55″ 4K (3840×2160) UHD commercial-grade displays and a slim new design. Like other new models in the C & V Series, the V554Q features an anti-reflective high haze coating, external control and network capabilities through LAN, and SpectraView Engine Technology, which allows for complete color control. Featuring 500 […]

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

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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NanoLumens Details DSE 2019 Plans

When it comes to seeing — and meeting with — NanoLumens at DSE 2019, show goers will not have to look far to find the award-winning creators of uniquely compelling interactive LED visualization solutions because NanoLumens will be virtually everywhere during the show! To find out where, click here. According to NanoLumens Vice President of […]

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Collaboration Board Market Sees Nearly 40 Percent Growth in 2018

Interactive Flat Panel Displays (i.e., collaboration boards) continued to be a considerable success in 2018 in the education and corporate markets. By Q4, 83 percent of all interactive display sales were IFPDs, increasing from 73 percent last year, according to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting. 55 of the 67 countries that Futuresource track had […]

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Samsung at ISE 2019: The Wall, Artificial Intelligence-Based Scaling and Digital Signage

While at ISE 2019 in Amsterdam, I had the opportunity to talk to Hyesung Ha, senior vice president of visual display business at Samsung Electronics, to talk about some of the new products the company had introduced recently and were showing on their stand. Samsung’s “The Wall” has been shown before, including at last year’s […]

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Upstage Video Launches V-BRIX- High-End Modular Video System for Rental and Staging

Upstage Video just introduced a new LED screen solution called V-BRIX. V-BRIX is an indoor modular LED video system for corporate staging, exhibits, retail, house of worship, sports and live event environments. The product combines a contemporary modular framing system with a 2.5-millimeter LED video panel to create an LED video system with a refined, […]

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NEC Display Debuts 65″ Series of Native 4K Displays

NEC Display Solutions of America today announced the availability of the C651Q and V654Q, large-format 4K UHD displays packed with commercial-grade features and a thinner, lighter design. The new C and V Series models feature an anti-reflective high haze coating, full external control and network capabilities through LAN and both landscape and portrait orientation support […]

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Canon Launches MPAsp-H1003T Lithography System for 4K Displays

Canon just launched the MPAsp-H1003T, a flat panel display (FPD) lithography system. The display manufacturing solution is capable of resolving 2.0 micrometer Line/Space (L/S) features across Generation 8 glass panels, making one-shot exposure of 65-inch displays possible. The MPAsp-H1003T claims to increase the yield of mass production of 4K 65-inch panels utilizing Generation 8 glass […]

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Nanov Introduces Transit LCD Signs for Microclimates

Nanov Display unveiled a line of LCD signs (called PIDS for Passenger Information Display Systems) designed and engineered to withstand various microclimates such as dry heat, fog, rain and wind. Featuring a remote monitoring system to make maintenance accessible from a distance, Nanov says these LCD monitors are legible under direct sunlight and impervious to […]

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Optoma Adds Flat Panel Displays to Lineup

Optoma today launched its Creative Touch series of interactive flat panel displays (IFPDs) available in 65”, 75” and 86” formats. They start at $3,499. The Optoma Creative Touch IFPDs are basically native 4K (3840×2160) resolution, collaboration boards using LCD technology with up to 20-point multi-touch capabilities and a blue light filter (to reduce eye strain) and are aimed at classrooms, […]

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After a Year of Showing It, Sharp Makes 8K Monitor Launch Official – And Is Already Shipping It

The new 70″ 8M-B70AU 8K LCD monitor is now available from Sharp using a native 7680×4320 resolution display, that’s technically 16 times higher than 1080p full HD — 33 million pixels. Specified at a 3000:1 contrast ratio, 400 cd/m2 brightness and integrated HDR, the 8M-B70AU converts any inkling signal to 8K resolution and has full […]

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NEC Display Adds New Indoor and Outdoor LEDs in F- and Q- Series dvLED

NEC Display Solutions of America today announced the launch of its new F-Series indoor fine pitch direct view LED (dvLED) and Q-Series indoor and outdoor dvLED panels that offer customers a complete video wall solution. The F- and Q-Series mark the first NEC Display dvLED products to be launched from the company’s acquisition of S[quadrat] […]

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Séura Ships 86-inch Outdoor Displays

Séura is shipping its new 86-inch Storm Ultra Bright Outdoor Display. The Séura Storm Ultra Bright displays offer 950-nit brightness as well as Adaptive Picture Technology, a proprietary internal control system that automatically adjusts backlight, contrast and other picture variables. The new 86-inch display also received an aesthetic revamp with a redesigned bevel and a […]

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LG Adds to IT Portfolio with Cloud Computing Tech at InfoComm

LG Electronics USA Business Solutions announced the addition of new Thin Client and Zero Client solutions to its portfolio of commercial monitors at InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas. New at InfoComm 2018, LG has unveiled a suite of cloud monitor solutions, including Zero Client and Thin Client displays, designed with the convergence of AV and […]

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Panasonic Shows New 4K Displays at InfoComm

Panasonic Systems Solutions Company is introducing its new 4K professional display portfolio at InfoComm. Panasonic will debut its new EQ1 4K professional display series offering 4K resolution (3840×2160). The EQ1 Series 4K professional display portfolio includes a wide range of display sizes, from 43 to 85 inches. Show attendees will also see the new SQ1 […]

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NEC Display Debuts C and V Series of Displays

NEC Display Solutions of America today announced that it has launched six new large-size UHD displays. The new models are the 75-inch C751Q and V754Q; the 86-inch C861Q and V864Q; and the 98-inch C981Q and V984Q. These C and V Series models offer customers an all-encompassing UHD experience at an affordable price. These new models […]

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