LG Launches Two-Sided OLED Display in U.S.

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LG Electronics USA Business Solutions today announced that its brand new Dual-View Flat OLED Display, the first digital signage solution to offer OLED technology to the U.S. commercial marketplace, will begin shipping next month. This high-end display leads LG’s new  commercial OLED portfolio, which also includes the customizable Dual-View Curved Tiling OLED Display, both renowned […]

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LG Intros 86″ “Stretch” 7-foot Wide by 1-foot Tall, 4K Resolution Monitor

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LG introduced an 86-inch “Ultra Stretch” digital signage monitor at DSE aimed at transportation, retail stores, banks and museums. Using an aspect ratio of 58:9, the Ultra Stretch Signage monitor measures seven feet long and one foot wide. Dubbed the LG 86BH5C, it’s a 4K Ultra HD resolution and uses LG’s Picture-by-Picture technology, which allows […]

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LG Was Big at DSE

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Further exemplifying LG’s leadership in 4K Ultra HD display technology is LG’s newest 2016 digital signage display, the sleek 86-inch Ultra Stretch Signage (86BH5C), an ideal solution for a wide array of installations. The signage, which measures just over seven feet long, features immersive 4K Ultra HD resolution for displaying dynamic content, an amazing 58:9 […]

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LG Generates Biggest Hype at CES So Far – But, Press Misses Best LG Product Completely!

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Every publication covering CES — including the residential and commercial AV one’s – have covered LG’s demo of a “rollable” or “foldable” screen as if it’s the biggest thing, ever. And, it may very well turn out to be. But, he truth is, it’s nothing but publicity-based hype. Sure, it’s interesting and, look at that […]

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LG Ships Super-Slim 55″ Monitor for Video Walls

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LG Electronics is shipping its slim (claiming it’s the slimmest in the world) LCD monitor with a bezel to bezel design at less than 2 millimeters (about 1/6th of an inch). Dubbed the VH7B series, it’s designed to be used in video wall applications and includes software that allows flexible configurations (up to a 15×15 matrix […]

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LG Expands WebOS SmartTV Platform to Add Digital Signage

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The commercial version of LG Electronics’ popular webOS smart TV platform is expanding into digital signage displays. Optimized for commercial applications, LG’s “webOS for Signage” is an all-in-one hardware and software platform. For 2015, LG’s Smart Platform Signage solution running webOS allows system integrators to download useful content and develop customized applications that fit their […]

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LG Aims at Affordable Digital Signage Market With New Display Introductions at DSE 2015

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LG Electronics USA today introduced an all-new entry-level digital signage monitor series aimed at small- to mid-size business (SMB) markets. The five new models in the SE3B series range from 32- to 65-inches diagonally and claim a bezel width (at its thinnest point) of just 11.9 mm, the thinnest on the market at this price. […]

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LG Intros Plethora of New Products at ISE Including 105″ 4K Display

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LG Electronics (LG) is using ISE to launch new commercial digital signage and display lineup- including its 105-inch ULTRA HD Signage display, the webOS display solutions and a commercial transparent display cooler door. In addition, LG will also introduce customers to its latest Smart Platform Signage lineup and hotel TV information solution running webOS. And, […]

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Waiting for the Apple iWatch

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By Charles Annis DisplaySearch Apple’s widely-anticipated entry into the smart watch market would be the company’s first major new product foray in several years. With Apple’s unparalleled functionality and design capabilities, as well as market clout, the “iWatch” could be just what smart watches need to move into the mainstream. In addition, the iWatch will […]

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LG Reveals Signage Display Product Plans

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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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Definition of UHD TV Becomes More Muddied

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Most manufacturers and consumers think a UHD TV should have 3860×2160 color pixels, which typically is understood to mean red, green and blue (RGB) subpixels make up one color pixel. That understanding is now being challenged as subpixel structures using red, green, blue and white (RGBW) and red, green, blue and yellow (RGBY) are increasingly […]

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Samsung, LG to Both Introduce Curved 105″ UHD TVs at CES

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At CES next month, both Samsung and LG will introduce 105″, curved displays featuring UHD resolution. The displays will offer a 21:9 CinemaScope resolution that’s 5120X2160 pixels — that’s 11 million pixels. Samsung’s new display offers what the company calls a “new proprietary picture quality algorithm” for delivering optimized color and depth. It also has […]

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Cisco’s Dirk Schlesinger to Deliver Opening Keynote at ISE 2014

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Integrated Systems Events announced this week that Dr. Dirk Schlesinger, the global lead for manufacturing industries of Cisco Consulting Services, will present the opening keynote address of ISE 2014. Schlesinger’s address, “Kick-Starting the Market for Building Automation,” will give attendees an exclusive insight into how a new cross-industry initiative set up by Cisco, ABB, Bosch […]

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Almo Pro A/V Closes Year with 4th Record-Setting E4 AV Tour Stop

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The New Jersey version of the Almo Pro A/V E4 AV Tour was held last week in the Meadowlands Exposition Center and not only did it set an attendance record for a New York area show, at over 600, but it was also an all-time attendance record for the four year AV Tour. If you’re […]

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AVnu Alliance Adds Bose, Arrive, Revolabs and LG

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The industry consortium that certifies Audio Video Bridging (AVB) products for interoperability, has added four new member companies to its alliance: Bose Corporation, LG, Arrive Systems and Revolabs. Standing at 55 global members, AVnu Alliance is a consortium of professional AV, automotive and consumer electronics companies working together to drive certification and interoperability of open […]

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AVnu Alliance Adds Bose, Arrive, Revolabs and LG to Advance AVB Certification

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AVnu Alliance, the industry consortium that certifies Audio Video Bridging (AVB) products for interoperability, has introduced four new member companies to the Alliance: Bose Corporation, LG, Arrive Systems and Revolabs. We’ve written about the AVB Alliance a lot, as well as its competitive standard HDBaseT. If you don’t have a clue what we’re talking about, you’d better get educated as, […]

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OLED-TV, Where are You?

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By Ken Werner By my count, LG missed three promised deadlines last year for the commercial introduction of its 55-inch OLED-TV set. Samsung, apparently never happy with the idea of bringing OLED-TVs to market before their time, grudgingly said it, too, would introduce a 55-inch OLED-TV in 2012, but when LG missed its final deadline of […]

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The Next Trend: Curvy OLEDs?

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Both Samsung and LG claim to have brought “the world’s first curved OLED TV” to CES 2013. The curved OLED TVs are both 55″ displays that appear concave when viewed from the front and even more bent from the sides. Apparently the shape improves on viewing angles, even if an over-enthusiastic Samsung PR describes it […]

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