Sharp NEC Display Solutions Launches the PE456USL Entry-level Installation Projector

Sharp NEC Display Solutions just launched the PE456USL entry-level installation projector today. This new model is made to accommodate tight rooms, specifically in museums, golf simulators, corporate offices and higher education classrooms. The new projector, which will be part of Sharp/NEC’s PE Series, provides a short-throw, 4,500-lumen projection in areas where space is limited or where casting […]

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Sharp NEC Display Solutions Unveils a Partnership with Guise AI for NaViSense, a Computer Vision Technology

Sharp NEC Display Solutions just unveiled a partnership with Guise AI for something called NaViSense, a computer vision technology. NaViSense is a cost-effective computer vision solution for gathering anonymous customer attributes using off-the-shelf or existing camera sources and processing them through a variety of edge computing devices such as RPi4. This technology will gather data […]

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Sneak Peek: 5 Things to Look Forward to on SYNNEX’s Next LAVNCH Day

SYNNEX’s next COLLABSolv LAVNCH Day, SYNNEX COLLABSolv Home-to-Office Technology Day, will take place on Thursday, August 20. We got a preview of the day over here at rAVe. Here are the five things I’m looking forward to for it: 1. Making sense of hybrid working. “Hybrid working” has become a big industry buzzword, and I […]

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EdTech Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0: Hybrid, HyFlex and Where EdTech Is Headed

LAVNCH WEEK 2.0 is moving right along, everybody. Thursday’s theme was EdTech Day — possible thanks to all the support from Intel, Nureva, NEC Display and our partner for the day: HETMA (Higher Education Technology Managers Alliance). Read on for our recap of the day. Keynote: Reimagining the Classroom It’s hard to reimagine what the […]

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NEC Display Releases New Install-Anywhere Laser Projector for Digital Cinemas

NEC Display announced the release of the NC1402L Monday. A native 2048×1080, it’s a 9500-lumen, install-anywhere laser projector that’s aimed at digital cinemas but could be used anywhere. The NC1402L benefits from NEC Display’s sealed optical engine technology, which creates a dust-proof enclosure around the optical element. With no lamp or filter replacement costs, the […]

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Updated: Sharp and NEC to Merge Display Divisions Into Joint Venture

This story has been updated to add a letter sent to NEC Display partners and customers. Below is the official press release from NEC Display today. Before you read it, here are my thoughts: Unlike nearly every merger in our industry’s history, this is a new display company that will be made up of two […]

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NEC and Sharp Announce Joint Venture to Combine Display Solution Businesses

Tokyo, March 25, 2020 – NEC Corporation (NEC, TSE: 6701) and Sharp Corporation (Sharp, TSE: 6753) have agreed to create a joint venture by combining NEC Display Solutions, Ltd. (NDS), a subsidiary of NEC, with Sharp. NDS and Sharp are two market-leading brands in the production and development of visual solutions. The Sharp-NEC joint venture will allow […]

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NEC Display Solutions Europe Extends Platinum Partnership with UC Workspace

NEC Display Solutions Europe and UC Workspace just announced an extension of NEC Display Solutions’ Platinum Partnership. NEC will release a customized version of Quicklaunch in the second quarter this year and will preview it at ISE 2020 on Feb 11-14. NEC is also previewing the NEC Room Management Service, powered by UC Workspace, at […]

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NEC Ships the NC2402ML, a 24,000-Lumen 2K RB Laser Projector for Medium-Sized Cinemas

Designed for theaters with screens up to 72 feet wide, the NEC Display NC2402ML is the company’s latest DCI-compliant RB Laser DLP cinema projector. It delivers precise 2K (2048×1080) resolution, 3D capabilities and high contrast images (2000:1). NEC Display says the NC2402ML is easy to operate, extremely user-friendly and requires minimal maintenance, providing up to […]

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NEC Display Positions New Collaboration Suite for UCC and Education Markets

NEC Display Solutions of America today announced the launch of its CB Series Collaboration Suite, a collaboration solution that elevates productivity in classrooms and corporate meetings. With its Mosaic collaboration software, the CB Series offers flexibility via multi-platform support, interactive whiteboard and wireless presenting capabilities and what NEC says is simple out-of-the-box integration – just […]

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NEC Display Details New PE Series of Entry-Level Projectors for Education and Huddle Rooms

NEC Display Solutions today announced its new PE Series of entry-installation laser projectors at 4,500 ANSI lumens. The PE455WL and PE455UL both feature NEC’s patented sealed optical system that allows for a filter free design and results in the only truly no-maintenance LCD laser projector in its class. While typical projectors in this range generate […]

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NEC Display Details 2019 Showcase Plans with Stops in Chicago, Toronto, NY and California

NEC Display Solutions of America is taking its annual NEC Showcase on the road, bringing the latest in visual technology and solutions directly to its partners and end users across North America. This year, in addition to the New York technology showcase being held during Digital Signage Week, NEC Display will hold a showcase in […]

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NEC Ships Quietest Laser Projector Ever

NEC Display Solutions of America is already shipping the 6,000-lumen P605UL entry-level installation laser projector equipped with whisper quiet technology. NEC’s proprietary Whisper Quiet technology features a patented sealed cooling engine that almost eliminates fan noise, making the P605UL the quietest 6,000-lumen projector on the market. While typical projectors in its class generate an average […]

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NEC Display Announces Global Channel Program

NEC Display today announced the Global Channel Program, part of its NEC One initiative, designed to provide global support and services to AV/IT reseller partners. The announcement was made at the NEC Display booth of InfoComm 2019 in June in Orlando, Fla. The Global Channel Program is designed to develop a strong global ecosystem of […]

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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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With NEC at InfoComm 2019, It was All About Partnerships and Analytics

Every single person from NEC who was at InfoComm was busy. Not only did they have one of the biggest booths at the show but NEC Display products were all over the show floor in signage and collaboration partnerships and a couple of dozen NEC’ers showed up to run the First Annual AVIXA 5K race, […]

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Living Retail Lab Announces NEC as Title Sponsor

Retail consultancy HighStreet Collective has chosen NEC as the title sponsor for the recently announced Living Retail Lab, a one-of-a-kind project inside of Ponce City Market in Atlanta. The Living Retail Lab is HighStreet’s brainchild, their vision of the ideal trifecta for testing store innovation initiatives: a perfectly appointed store, busy excited shoppers in their […]

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Globally, NEC Is First to Platinum Partner With UC Workspace QuickLaunch for Collaboration Boards

NEC Display Solutions of America and UC Workspace, creators of Quicklaunch, announced today that NEC Display Solutions’ has Platinum Partner status with UC Workspace Quicklaunch. The Quicklaunch meeting application is customized for use with NEC’s innovative InfinityBoard solution and is conferencing-provider agnostic. The solution is designed for easy use and delivers optimized integration with the not only NEC, but also its ecosystem […]

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NEC Adds Entry-Level 6000 Lumen P Series Projector to Lineup

NEC Display Solutions of America today announced the expansion of its P Series line of projectors to include a new 6,000-lumen entry-level installation laser projector equipped with Whisper Quiet technology and the only filter-free LCD, low-maintenance design in its class. NEC’s proprietary Whisper Quiet technology features a patented sealed cooling engine that almost eliminates fan […]

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Energy Star Award Given to NEC Display E and EA Lines of Desktop Displays

NEC Display Solutions of America announced this week that three desktop displays, the MultiSync E271N, EA231WU and EA241F and the large-format E657Q, have received the ENERGY STAR Most Efficient of 2019 Award. The award recognizes products that deliver cutting-edge energy efficiency along with the latest technological innovation, representing the best of ENERGY STAR products. The […]

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Betsy Larson Is Now VP of Sales at NEC

NEC Display Solutions of America announced today the appointment of Betsy Larson as senior vice president of sales as the company continues to hone its strategy to better serve customers and react to market shifts. Betsy brings more than 24 years in the channel sales industry – the majority at NEC where she was most recently vice […]

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Signagelive and NEC Display Solutions Partner to Deliver Real-Time Digital Signage Content and Analytics with NEC Analytics Learning Platform (ALP)

Signagelive’s deep integration with NEC Display Solutions ALP enables real-time digital signage content playback decisions and analytics, providing network owners with business intelligence. The NEC Analytics Learning Platform (ALP) Pro optimizes message delivery with automated content creation and recommendations for targeted customers using AI-based analytics, enabling retailers to customize their content based on age, gender, events and weather. For retailers, NEC ALP […]

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NEC Display Launches ALP Pro for AI Level Analytics of Digital Signage

NEC Display Solutions of America today announced the evolution of its business intelligence analytics platform for retailers that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver real-time content and data measurement. The NEC Analytics Learning Platform (ALP) Pro optimizes message delivery with automated content creation and recommendations for targeted customers using AI-based analytics, enabling retailers to customize […]

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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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NEC Display Launches Two New LCD-Based Install Projectors

NEC Display Solutions of America today announced the launch of two new projector models: the P525WL and P525UL. Both projectors are aimed at higher education classrooms, conference rooms and meeting rooms. The P525WL replaces NEC’s P502WL-2 and the P525UL replaces NEC’s P502HL-2. For each new model, the imaging unit has been changed from DLP to […]

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NEC Display Solutions Launches 27″ EA271U 4K Display

NEC Display Solutions today announced the availability of the 27″ MultiSync EA271U, a native 4K UHD (3840×2160) LCD-based desktop monitor with USB-C connectivity. The 350cd/m2 brightness monitor has a 1000:1 contrast ratio and is ENERGY STAR 7.0 and TCO 7.0 compliant. The EA271U features a three-sided ultra-narrow bezel of just 1 millimeter. It’s compatible with NEC […]

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NEC Display Intros Analytics Platform for “Enhancing the Retail Customer Experience”

NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc. today announced the launch of NEC ALP, a business intelligence analytics platform for retailers that delivers real-time content and data measurement. The NEC Analytics Learning Platform (ALP) combines advanced video analytics with NEC’s digital signage expertise to make retailers smarter through big data, content matching and delivering relevant content. […]

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NEC Display USA Adds InfinityBoard to Lineup

NEC Display Solutions of America today announced the launch of InfinityBoard — the EMEA office of NEC has been marketing the InfinityBoard collaboration board system for a few years and now it’s available in North American, too. The Windows 10-based InfinityBoard collaboration solution is designed for corporate and higher education customers and includes an NEC […]

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signageOS Unveils Raspberry Pi Integration for Digital Signage

signageOS introduced this month the Raspberry Pi custom integration for digital signage. The Raspberry Pi can be used as a standalone player or as an embedded compute module in the NEC large format displays. The advantages of using Raspberry Pi are basically that it’s an affordable, non-proprietary mini-computer that’sOS agnostic. The custom Linux core developed […]

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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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Almo ProAV Announces 2018 Vendor Partner Awards

Almo ProAV has announced the recipients of its 2018 Almo Vendor Awards of Excellence. The awards were presented last week during the company’s national sales meeting gala held at the Baltimore Museum of Art, a major cultural destination recognized for dynamic exhibitions and educational and community outreach programs. “Vendor Awards of Excellence night is always […]

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A Visit to NEC Display Solutions’ Brand New Executive Briefing Center

Today I got to check out the new Executive Briefing Center from NEC Display Solutions (that I kept calling an Experience Center), which also doubles as NEC Display’s new offices outside of Chicago, Illinois. This space was designed from scratch, taking up two floors and 6,000 square feet. See our earlier story based on NEC’s […]

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