The Future of Digital Signage for Your Business

Question: Why did Dave, from AVBend.com, visit nearly 200 digital signage companies? Answer: To give our clients options on products and services in creating digital signage for their business, of course!   The Digital Signage Expo Dave, our other AV Bend guy, spent two days at the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) in Las Vegas to […]

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2017 Digital Signage Expo Has Record 20% Increase in Attendance and We Covered it ALL

Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest dedicated digital signage show, announced its 2017 (held 2-weeks ago in Las Vegas) event broke previous records in attendance and exhibit space. And, we noticed it with our rAVe NOW coverage as we shot a record number of videos – you can see them all here. The conference […]

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READ THIS FIRST: How to Use the rAVe DSE 2017 MicroSite

The 2017 version of the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) has come to a close, but our coverage here will live forever here — on this rAVe NOW DSE 2017 Microsite! We have so much coverage — and there’s so much information on this DSE microsite that it can be overwhelming. So, please take moment to read this so […]

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rAVe Announces the Best of DSE 2017 Awards

Unlike nearly every other publication’s awards program, ours have no entry fee and no biases towards advertisers, sponsors or those that spent money of an award-entry program. These are awards that are picked AT THE SHOW based on the actual product shown at DSE — not a spec sheet or a marketing blurb on a […]

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We’re Back from DSE 2017 – The Largest Digital Signage Expo Ever

  The 2017 Digital Signage Expo (DSE) was their biggest, ever. And, we covered it all here.So, what’s there? We shot about 300 videos of new products from the show floor. These included a 55” OLED display (called Wallpaper) from LG Business Solutions that is the less than the thickness of a dime. BrightSign had […]

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CDS Launches Lineup of Touch Tables

CDS has just launched a range of commercial-grade commercial touch tables available in 32″, 42″, 46″ and 55″, all 1920×1080 and a 65″ 4K 3840×2160 version. All are able to detect at least 12 touch points simultaneously. All CDS tables include multi touch, a black border PCAP touchscreen overlay and come in various stand styles. The tables use an Intel Core i7-6500U […]

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DSF Establishes Digital Global Out-of-Home Council

The Digital Signage Federation (DSF), a trade organization serving the digital signage industry announced today that it has established Digital Signage Federation Global Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) Council, a worldwide affiliate organization specifically to support the needs of companies involved in the intersection between out-of-home advertising and the digital signage industry. The primary objective of the DSF Global […]

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Shuttle Computer Debuts XH110G Digital Signage Player with PCI-e Slot 

  Shuttle Computer Group has announced its XH110G, their first digital signage player with a single slot-capable of PCI-e v3 x16 support. Shuttle claims that no other computer manufacturer offers a PCI-e slot in such a small form factor.  With its small foot print, the XH110G can be integrated into many specialized applications using proprietary components and add-in cards . Shuttle’s new […]

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Digital Signage Expo Announces 2017 APEX Award Winners

Digital Signage Expo (DSE) announced the independently judged winners of its APEX Awards for 2017 at the 13th Annual APEX Awards Ceremony, Wednesday, March 29 at the Renaissance Hotel.Razorfish and Dreambox Visual Communications took home the top honors of the night, winning the APEX Installation of the Year and APEX Content of the Year awards, respectively. The two overall winners […]

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LG Used DSE to Open Frame OLED Displays and New Dual-View Curved & Flat OLEDs

LG OLED technology uses self-lighting pixels for exact control of image brightness and quality, and with no separate light source the technology is extremely lightweight, thin and flexible. Using this unique technology, LG OLED Open Frame displays are able to flex concave and convex for a truly customizable approach that is both a work of art and a functional signage display. […]

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Peerless-AV Showcases AV Solutions at DSE 2017

At the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) from March 29 to 30 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, in booth 907, Peerless-AV will display a variety of digital signage solutions, including the new Curved Indoor Portrait Kiosk, Full-Service Video Wall Mounts, Outdoor Displays, Wireless AV Solutions, and more. Peerless-AV executives will also be leading various on-floor workshops and a seminar on […]

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LG Officially Adds Wallpaper Displays to Digital Signage Lineup — Stuns Everyone Looking At It

LG Electronics USA Business Solutions has finally debuted the new lightweight LG OLED “Wallpaper” commercial display as well as new customizable open-frame LG OLED displays at the 2017 Digital Signage Expo (DSE). The Wallpaper isn’t totally new. In fact, we were the first publication to see the commercial version of it when it debuted in Australia […]

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Shuttle Computer Group Debuts DS77U Digital Signage Player

Shuttle Computer Group is debuting the DS77U series of digital signage players here at DSE in Las Vegas. The DS77U series, designed for supporting both 12-volts and 19-volts inputs, is an industry-grade platform for use in commercial applications that require long-term operations like in automotive, digital signage, kiosks and more. The one-pound Shuttle DS77U/U3/U5/U7 product series is based on Intel’s latest Kaby Lake […]

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BrightSign Unveils Big Plans for DSE 2017

BrightSign, a manufacturer of digital signage media players, has outlined its plans for the upcoming Digital Signage Expo (DSE), which takes place in Las Vegas, NV on March 29th and 30th. The company’s players will power signage not just in its own booth, but also in partner booths as well as key focal points on the show floor. […]

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Casio Will Debut New Lamp-Free Projector Line at DSE

Casio America believes that digital signage should include the projector as an option to a flat-panel. The new 4K resolution (3840×2160) XJ-L8300HN projector and its full portfolio of LampFree projectors will be exhibited at the company’s booth (#1834) during the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) at the Las Vegas Convention Center, March 28-30, 2017. “We are excited to return to DSE […]

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Roadify Transit Announces Distribution and Technology Relationships With Leading Digital Signage Companies

Roadify Transit today announced it has entered into distribution and technology partnerships with several leading digital signage companies, including AVI Systems, Capital Networks, DigiChief, Engrain TouchTour, Four Winds Interactive, Orange Barrel Media/StreetMedia IKE SmartCity and TouchSource. Using Roadify Transit’s Application Program Interface (API), these partners are now able to incorporate location-specific displays of transit arrivals and service conditions into their customers’ digital signage networks. Roadify Transit aggregates […]

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Global Display Solutions Expands the Lite PLUS Series to 98″ 4K Displays

Global Display Solutions (GDS) announced the introduction of its 98″ Lite Plus 4K (3840×2160) display, designed for use in retail and advertising networked systems, such as shopping malls, in-store windows and public venues. It’s being marketed as an alternative to using a 2×2 video wall. GDS’s 98″ 4K uses optical bonding (which GDS says increases the contrast ratio by […]

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Signagelive to Launch Native Support for BrightSign Series 3 Players at Digital Signage Expo 

Signagelive has collaborated with BrightSign to develop native, embedded support for their latest Series 3 range of digital signage media players which will be launched at Digital Signage Expo 2017 (#DSE2017), 28-30 March, Las Vegas. To deliver BrightSign digital signage media player support, Signagelive has developed an optimized version of its HTML5 based solution, which they say is in used daily […]

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Navori Labs Digital Signage Software Integration with System-on-a-Chip Displays Gains Momentum

Navori Labs is addressing a popular trend toward System-on-a-Chip (SoC) Smart Displays with its QL 2.0 Player for Windows, Android and Tizen. Navori will demonstrate QL Player 2.0 and its complete QL 2.0 digital signage engine at Digital Signage Expo, taking place next week (March 29-30) at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Navori will exhibit […]

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AdMobilize To Celebrate Global Market Momentum at DSE 2017

AdMobilize today announced that it has entered into eight new partnerships with a broad range of companies from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, Japan, New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates. AdMobilize will be exhibiting their audience measurement, vehicle analytics and crowd analytics solutions at DSE 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, from […]

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Signagelive to Launch Support for Philips Professional Display Solutions’ SoC Android OS Commercial Displays at Digital Signage Expo 2017

Signagelive is partnering with Philips Professional Display Solutions (PDS) to develop support for their extensive range of Android powered SoC Philips Displays, which will be launched at Digital Signage Expo 2017 (#DSE2017), 28-30 March, Las Vegas. Philips Android OS product range began with the Full HD, D-Line display, which has been followed by more of […]

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Tightrope Media Systems to Debut Next-Generation Digital Signage Software at DSE 2017

Tightrope Media Systems will debut the release of its Carousel 7.0 Digital Signage Software. Carousel 7.0 provides richer content creation and content management software to empower a variety of modern digital signage needs,including wayfinding, interactive kiosks, video walls and digital menu boards. This empowerment begins with Carousel 7.0’s unprecedented ease-of-use via its redesigned web interface, […]

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Barco’s DSE Plans

Barco is sharing its latest innovations for creating a connected, engaging experience in retail stores and corporations at this year’s DSE 2017. These solutions are designed to empower brands and business owners to deliver real-time engaging communications to the right audience, at the right time, on the right device. See them in action at DSE from March 29-30 in […]

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Visix Ships Smallest Media Player To Date

Already their most popular player in less than eight months from its debut, the Micro Media Player is designed for mounting to the back of a large-screen display and it supports multiple content blocks, tickers, layouts and it even supports cable TV overlay and WiFi. It has a fanless design and is powered by Windows 10 IOT. This signage-ready […]

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Navori Labs Prepares Launch of Next-Generation QL Digital Signage Engine

At the Digital Signage Expo later this month, Navori Labs will unveil its next-generation QL digital signage engine to address the main challenges and pain points of a quickly-growing industry. Navori QL 2.0 offers a completely redesigned user interface, support for 34 languages and a highly robust backbone to serve the largest out-of-home networks among other new capabilities. As with previous generations, QL 2.0 features three distinct […]

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LG Gets Crestron Connected Certified

More than 50 commercial displays from LG Electronics have earned Crestron Connected certification. To date, eight series of LG digital signage displays available – in 32- to 65-inch class sizes – are certified as Crestron Connected. Other models are undergoing certification testing. As part of the Crestron Connected program, LG is embedding Crestron control software into its commercial displays, which allows certified partners to natively […]

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The Digital Signage Federation Announces 2017 Committee Chairs

The Digital Signage Federation (DSF) announced the committee chairs that will lead the programmatic development for the organization in 2016. In addition to the executive committee, which is directed by the DSF’s bylaws to be comprised by the DSF chairman, vice chair, secretary/treasurer and immediate past chair, the four standing DSF Committees and 2017 appointed co-Chairs are: Membership Committee Len Dudis, Grupo Vidanta […]

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VIA VAB-630 Platform Designed for Smart Signage

VIA Technologies today unveiled the new VIA VAB-630 HMI system platform for accelerating the deployment of smart signage installations in retail, office and factory environments. Combining a 3.5” SBC form factor motherboard with an optional 10.1” touch panel screen, the VIA VAB-630 is aimed at applications in kiosks, signage displays and factory automation HMI systems. […]

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Buying Digital Signage: Learn more at DSE17

Choosing the right technologies has never been more complex, nor key to the success of the digital signage installation and everyone involved. As part of Integrator education during DSE17, I’ll demystify the process and provide a framework for making hardware and software choices that fit the requirement.   Photo credit: Intel Corp. Integrators constantly ask, […]

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DSE Opens Registration

DSE 2017, which will be at the Las Vegas Convention Center March 28-31 (exhibit hall open March 29-30) will offer more than 125 educational opportunities, including 10 pre- and post-show events, eight industry-specific keynotes, 34 general conference sessions, 28 free on-floor workshops, 42 industry vertical roundtable discussion groups, “Brainstorming” meet-ups for individual end-user sectors, and […]

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