How Will the U.S. Tariffs on Chinese Imports Affect the LED Market?

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The global LED videowall market achieved revenues of $5.7 billion last year, with year-on-year double digit growth expected out to 2023, according to a new worldwide industry report from Futuresource Consulting. As the U.S.-China trade war intensifies and political indications suggest a continuing period of punitive tariffs, Chinese companies are exploring ways to accelerate their […]

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Christie Debuts Core Series LED and CorePlus LED Displays

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Christie at InfoComm launched the Christie Core Series and the Christie CorePlus. Core Series is designed for applications such as shopping mall kiosks, airport and public transit signage and select corporate installations with budgetary constraints. With pixel pitches from 1.2 to 2.5 mm, redundant on-board power and ADA-compliant mount system; Christie Core Series installs directly […]

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Why the Future Will Be So Bright: Trends Affecting the Lighting Sector

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By Satish Agrawal CEO, Bambu Vault This year will be an exciting time for the lightning industry as it leverages the latest technology to innovate LED design, color, wavelength, energy efficiency and more. All indications point to healthy growth for the lighting industry in 2019 and the next few years. Several factors are contributing to […]

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Absen to Debut Fine Pixel Generation of Solutions at ISE 2019

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As part of its Fine Pixel Generation solution campaign, Absen will showcase three new narrow pixel pitch (NPP) product series at next week’s ISE (Amsterdam RAI, 5-8 February 2019) on booth 12-C60. Featuring the company’s Integrated Matrix Device (IMD) and Common Cathode (CC) technologies, the new Aries Series (AX 1.5mm) and CR Series (CR 0.9mm) […]

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Leyard and Planar Expand Sports and Entertainment Division with Lighthouse Partnership

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Leyard and Planar today announced a strategic partnership with Lighthouse Technologies to target the sports and entertainment market. Lighthouse brings a product line and years of implementation in the sports market with LEDs. They have installs in professional venues in Los Angeles, Cleveland, Dallas, Seattle, Philadelphia and Atlanta and a major presence at Times Square […]

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The Wholesale Replacement of Projectors in Churches

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LED video technology will begin to surpass projection technology, spurring a wholesale replacement of projectors in the house of worship market when audiovisual (AV) manufacturers and integration firms realize the path of least resistance for churches is in modularity. The end of video projection for large venue churches is now in sight. Indeed, the wholesale […]

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

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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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Free New Report on Fine Pixel Pitch LED Display Technology Available

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A new 70-page report about fine pixel pitch LED display technology is now available for free to those working in the digital signage industry. The report, written by respected industry veteran Dave Haynes, founder and editor of Sixteen:Nine, explains not just the technology, but also the marketplace, ecosystem and applications. Haynes put it together over […]

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THE BIGGEST Trend in AV in 2018 Will Be… Kayye’s Krystal Ball Is Back!

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The year 2018 could turn out to be full of giant changes. The market is certainly poised for it as you have a number of technological advancements that have emerged simultaneously — each of them have a lot of potential. First, let’s review all the latest in emerging AV technology and then and I’ll tell […]

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B-Tech Launches New Range of Universal LED Mounting Solutions

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B-Tech has responded to growing demand for hassle-free mounting of today’s LED panels with the launch of a new universal LED mounting range. Designed to work with the most popular LED panels on the market, B-Tech’s LED mounting solutions can be specified to requirement using B-Tech’s online LED configuration tool – available here. Using their System X technology at […]

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GLP JDC1 Hybrid LED Strobe Includes Pixel Mapping

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GLP’s new JDC1 hybrid LED strobe creates a new class of strobe that goes way beyond the standard definition of a hybrid. Fundamentally, the JDC1 has been designed in three sections, which can be controlled independently or as a complete synchronized unit. The fixture itself contains a traditional single tube element with an incredible clear, bright, white output, derived from […]

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Resolution: The Wrong Spec

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I was talking to a friend and industry colleague the other day who was a little frustrated with the way a recent project had gone. The AV design included a large 1.9 mm dot pitch direct view LED screen in a large presentation space.  Based on viewing distances from the seated positions in the room, […]

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Is SiliconCore About to Kick Everyone’s Ass in LED?

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  At ISE, I had a chance to get a behind-the-scenes, top-secret look at the new SiliconCore LISA technology. LISA is basically an LED video-wall material (modular, like all the others) where the electronics and board drivers use Chip On Board (COB) manufacturing technology. So, on one side of the PCB is the LED array and on the other are […]

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THE LED Conundrum

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By Seth Waltz Principal, AVL Designs “Everybody says they wants LED theater lighting, yet we hear many people saying they have it and hate it. Totally believable because they got the wrong LEDs for their application.” In the old days of analog lighting (meaning incandescent and halogen lights) lights pretty much turned on and off […]

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Leyard Breaks 1-Millimeter Pixel Pitch Barrier — New 0.9-Millimeter Leyard TWA Series LED Video Wall Monitor

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Leyard just launched a 0.9-millimeter TWA Series LED video wall display. As you likely know, the pixel pitch of an LED display is the distance from the center of an LED cluster to the center of the next LED cluster, measured in millimeters. The Leyard TWA Series 0.9mm joins the existing Leyard TWA Series line […]

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Sony’s InfoComm Introductions Include Best LED-Based Video Wall EVER

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Sony is literally blowing people away with their new Crystal LED technology. Sony’s new Canvas display system is a high-end visual display that re-defines the landscape for large-scale visual entertainment. The new technology, Crystal Light Emitting Diode Integrated Structure (CLEDIS), uses Sony’s ultrafine LEDs in a unique surface mounting structure as its light source to […]

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SiliconCore Demos 0.95MM LED Display Technology at ISE 2016

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Common Cathode LED manufacturer SiliconCore will showcase its smallest LED pixel pitch display yet — a 0.95mm prototype. At ISE 2016, this technology demonstration will be held at booth 10-K110, from 9th — 12th February at the RAI in Amsterdam. SiliconCore’s 0.95mm LED prototype is a fine pixel pitch display for extremely close proximity viewing. […]

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NEC Display Solutions Announces Larger LED Portfolio with S[quadrat]

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NEC Display Solutions Europe (NEC) has announced a new range of fine pitch LED products that will be showcased at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2016. The new LED LiFT (LED intelligent Front Technology) range is the latest development following the partnership between NEC and S[quadrat], the LED manufacturer and media system integration specialist. The partnership […]

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OLED! LED! Plasma(RIP)! On Display Technologies

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Editor’s note: This blog was written as an introduction to display technologies for non-industry insiders. Everyone can use a refresher though, so we’re reprinting here anyway. OLED! LED!  Plasma(RIP)!  There are, today, quite a few technologies for video displays. What does it mean? What’s best? Today we’ll talk about video displays. This is an AV […]

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Absen Debuts 4K LED Displays at ISE 2015

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Absen Optoelectronics showcased a new range of super high resolution LED displays for rental and fixed installation at ISE 2015. Absen will be giving a demo of its smallest pitch outdoor LED display for the high end rental market – the X5.  Another major stand highlight will be the new A1.9 4K LED display, the […]

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Home Automation: Increasingly Affordable

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Home automation has long been the domain of the upper middle class and wealthy. Expensive, professionally installed proprietary systems have traditionally dominated the home automation landscape. The rise of mobile tech and ubiquitous wireless communications — combined with less expensive and more powerful sensors and electronics — are finally enabling the availability of relatively affordable devices. […]

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