DynaScan Announces World’s Brightest Professional LCD


DynaScan Technology has announced a new 1080p 55” LCD that produces a sunlight viewable 7,000 nit image. Dubbed the DS551LT7, it’s designed for applications in high ambient light environments like storefront windows, outdoor kiosks, and other locations with direct sunlight. DynaScan says that each screen is individually color-calibrated to the D65 (6500 K) color standard […]

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Sharp Intros 70″ 4K Ultra HD With PN-H701


Sharp has launched its first pro-grade 70″ UHD resolution (3,840 x 2,160) display first professional grade LED-lit LCD. Using an ultra-slim aluminum bezel, it’s designed for 24/7 operation. Measuring just 9 millimeters (top/right/left), Sharp says it’s the narrowest, thinnest and lightest display in its class. It can be used in both portrait and landscape formats, […]

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BenQ Unveils Latest Classroom IQ Solutions


The new BenQ MX723 is aimed at small- to medium-sized classrooms in that it’s an XGA resolution (1024×768) 1-chip DLP projector that’s spec’d at 3,700 ANSI lumens and 13,000:1 high contrast ratio. Integrated with both vertical and horizontal keystone correction, as well as 1.6x zoom functionality, the MX723 automatically adjusts lamp power by up to […]

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Planar to Unveil Cutting-Edge Transparent OLED Technology at Integrated Systems Europe 2015


Planar Systems will be demo’ing their new transparent OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) technology at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2015. Since the 55” prototype at ISE will use OLED, and it’s designed to be a see-through display, there’s no need for a backlight or enclosure like you have in a standard transparent LCD. This will […]

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NEC Shows MultiSync X981UHD at ISE


Launched originally at InfoComm 2014, NEC will show the MultiSync X981UHD for the first time officially in Europe at this month’s ISE show. At last year’s InfoComm, we shot the world’s first video of it. The 98” UHD (3840×2160) resolution S-IPS panel is an LED-lit LCD with 10-bit color processing that uses NEC’s Spectraview Engine […]

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BenQ Now Shipping RP840G Interactive 4K Display


On the heels of Microsoft’s release, BenQ America has announced that it is now shipping its 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) RP840G 84″ flat-panel display. Designed for classrooms and collaborative boardroom settings, as well as digital signage applications, the 84-inch multitouch panel provides an exceptional 10 interactive touch points, multi-PC touch control via USB, and uses their […]

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InFocus Breaks Into Sub-$2,000 Category with JTouch 65″ TouchScreen Display


InFocus was the first projector company with a sub-$1000 4,000-lumen projector, now the company’s first sub-$2,000 65” touchscreen display company. The new 65-inch JTouch from InFocus is aimed at the K-12 education market. Like the rest of the native 1080p JTouch models, the 65-inch mirrors the content of a connected PC or Mac and makes […]

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InFocus Launches 80″ JTouch and BigTouch Displays


InFocus Corporation has a new 80-inch version of its JTouch display and BigTouch all-in-one PC. The 80-inch JTouch and BigTouch connectivity includes HDMI, VGA, USB Type-A or wirelessly via the InFocus LiteShow adapter. Native 1920x1080p resolution, both include a built-in stereo audio speaker system. Using an edge-to-edge IR multi-touch system with support for 5-point Windows […]

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Planar Debuts 98″ 4K Touch Screen LCD Display


Planar Systems’ new UltraRes Touch is a 4K resolution 98” touch-screen LCD display. The Planar UltraRes 98” Touch combines a multi-touch (32 simultaneous touch points), has 500-nit brightness and offers 3840×2160 resolution. Integrated with Planar’s ERO (Extended Ruggedness and Optics) — an optical bonding technology is designed for safeguarding in high-traffic and long-term use applications. […]

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BenQ Announces BL3201PH 4K IPS Monitor


BenQ America just launched a 32-inch 4K monitor dubbed the BL3201PH. Made specifically for CAD/CAM community and for users looking for accurate color reproduction desktop monitors, the IPS panel inlaces two modes of operation: 100-percent sRGB color accuracy, and BenQ’s own RevolutionEyes mode. BenQ’s BL3201PH is considered a 4Kx2K (3840×2160) UHD resolution display that uses […]

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MRI Intros ThruVu Transparent Digital Cooler


The ThruVu Digital Cooler from MRI is a transparent digital cooler product, what MRI says is the first fully integrated and complete solution of its kind. The free-standing cooler solution allows for Full HD images, graphics and videos to be displayed on the front door assembly of the cooler, while simultaneously allowing clear viewing of […]

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Philips Signage Solutions Debuts OPS HDBaseT Receiver Module


Philips Signage Solutions today announced the HDBaseT receiver in Intel’s Open Pluggable Specification (OPS) form factor module, CDR25. Philips’ CDR25 HDBaseT OPS module is designed to be integrated with Philips’ OPS-ready commercial EL and VL series displays as well as the zero-bezel XL and XH series displays. With CDR25 plugged in, Philips commercial digital signage […]

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Barco Develops Portable Simulation Dome


Barco just introduced a new range of dome displays for the training and simulation market. Using high-tech screens and optics, and lightweight support structures, Barco says these new simulation domes are easy to transport and to set up. Available in different configurations, with varying number and type of projectors, the TD series brings high quality […]

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Panel Makers LCD TV Target Growing by Only 3 Percent in 2015, as They Shift to Larger Sizes


We collect business plans of TV panel makers in the Quarterly LCD TV Value Chain & Insight Report, and the current 2015 target is 257M, up only 3 percent Y/Y from 2014, which is 249M, as described in the Quarterly Large-Area TFT Panel Shipment Report. However, 2015 will show strong area growth, as large panels […]

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Global Interactive Displays Q3 Shipments Top 400,000


Interactive whiteboards (IWB) and interactive flat panel displays (IFPD) in the education and corporate sectors achieved close to 440,000 unit sales globally in Q3 2014, making it the second largest quarter since Futuresource Consulting began tracking the market more than 15 years ago. “The product shift from interactive whiteboards to interactive flat panels continues to […]

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Séura Intros New GEO Collection of Lighted Mirrors for HDTVs


Known for its HDTVs embedded behind mirrors, Séura’s introduction of the Séura Design Series, a family of etched designs called the Geo Collection, is way more than the typical mirror with a TV inside. In the Geo Design Collection, the first in the Design Series, Séura uses geometric shapes and patterns that accentuate the elegance […]

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NEC Intros 84” 4K Commercial Display


NEC Display just introduced the X841UHD, an 84-inch ultra-high-definition (UHD) commercial-grade monitor with a 3640×2160 native resolution at 60 Hz through the DisplayPort connection. Designed for videoconferencing and command and control centers (but certainly capable of a meeting room or digital signage applications), the X841UHD can display up to four simultaneous images with its Multi-Picture […]

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eyevis Adds 4K Monitors


eyevis expanded its Ultra HD monitor lineup today by adding 58‘‘, 85‘‘ and 98’‘ formats. Housed in what the company says is a ruggedized case, all of them are spec’d to have at least a 450 cd/m2 brightness and a range of contrast levels. All of them can be integrated into a video wall configuration […]

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BenQ Steps Up Digital Signage Game with 10 New Products Including a Double-Sided Display


BenQ America announced that it is now shipping its all-new line of digital signage solutions consisting of three main product lines, the D Series dual-side, BH Series bar-type, and TL Series transparent display models. Allowing the flexibility to place screen-based content in narrow spaces, deliver highly interactive user experiences, and provide front-and-back imaging capabilities, the […]

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Planar Adds Two New Ultra-Narrow Bezel Models


Planar Systems today announced two new “ultra-narrow” bezel LCD models in its line of Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall System with G2 Architecture: a 46” model with 800 nits brightness and a 55” model with 500 nits brightness. The new models feature a tiled bezel width of just 3.7 millimeter (0.15 inches) between adjacent LCD […]

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Panasonic Debuts Drive-Thru Menu Digital Signage System


Panasonic launched its digital drive-thru system today, which the company says brings the power of digital menu boards and integrated audio/video to the drive-through. Panasonic also unveiled its virtual site manager, a video-based loss prevention solution that enables operators to control and monitor restaurant operations remotely, reduce shrinkage and increase profits and productivity. The virtual […]

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Primeview Launches New LED Tiles


Primeview USA has announced that it is expanding its 24/7/365 indoor LED tiles product line. The new display offers 4,800 Hz, 800 nits, a 5000:1 contrast ratio and a color temperature adjustment from 2000~9300. The three different products are: Statement Line: Available in pixel pitch 1.6 millimeters and 1.9 millimeters Classic Line: Available in pixel […]

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BenQ Adds New SV500 Public Information Display


BenQ America just launched a new 50” digital signage monitor, dubbed the SV500, that’s spec’d at 400 nits of brightness and for videowalls up to 10×10 units. Integrated with BenQ’s Multiple Display Administrator (MDA), the SV500 is a native 1920x1080p LCD with an LED-backlit panel that can be used in both portrait and landscape modes, […]

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Sharp Intros New LCD Series for Signage Applications


Sharp’s new PN-Y Series display is available in 55-inch, 47-inch, 42-inch or 32-inch sizes with a 1920×1080 native resolution, LED-lit LCD. A built-in USB media player allows playback of still images and videos stored on a connected USB memory device and users can set up the system to play slideshows of promotional or informational content […]

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BenQ Now Shipping RP700+ Interactive Flat Panel Display


BenQ America today announced the official release of its latest interactive flat panel (IFP) display: the RP700+. Designed to increase classroom interaction, boardroom collaboration, and make wayfinding more intuitive, the 70-inch full HD display uses six-point multi-touch technology to provide responsive feedback and more accurate positioning. As a result, students, presenters and information seekers are […]

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NVIDIA Shows a High Resolution Display Solution Based on Cascaded Display Panels


By Norbert Hildebrand Display Central High resolution displays in mobile applications are a definite trend among new devices, even though this trend may be more driven by marketing thinking than actual necessity. Most people will not be able to see a difference between a 5″ HD (294ppi) and full HD (440ppi) display, but it makes […]

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Clean Image Car Wash Installs Peerless-AV Xtreme Outdoor Digital Menu Board


In late spring 2014, Clean Image Car Wash made the decision to update its facility’s signage. Its static services board, located at the entrance of the car wash, required regular upkeep due to weathering and consistent service changes. In addition, each and every promotion designed to increase sales and upsells at Clean Image Car Wash […]

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LG Reveals Signage Display Product Plans


Just prior to InfoComm, we received a pre-briefing on LG’s plans for display products for the digital signage market. Now, we can tell you more about the company’s signage display plans. In the briefing, the company started by noting key requirements for various market segments. For example, in the transportation segment, 24/7 operation and self […]

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Vu Technologies Debuts with 40”, 55” and 65” LCDs with Built-in PCs


Although you may never have heard of them, a company called Vu Technology is aiming at the home entertainment and digital signage markets with three LED-lit LCD monitors with built-in PCs — a 40”, a 55” and a 65”. Obviously all three can be connected to a network wirelessly or wired, and the 1920×1080 resolution […]

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Sharp Ships 24” 10-Point Touchscreen LCD


Sharp’s new LL-S242A-W is a 24” LED-lit LCD touch screen that offers 1,920×1,080 resolution monitor with a viewing angle of 178 degrees, both horizontally and vertically. It includes 10-point multi-touch capability that also features handwriting support via a fine-tipped touch pen. One cool feature is that a palm cancelation function prioritizes pen recognition, so you […]

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