NEC Display Adds 42-Inch, LED-Edgelit LCD to V Series


NEC announced today the 42-inch V423 LCD display, an addition to its commercial-grade V Series that utilizes LED backlighting for improved power consumption and a slimmer cabinet depth. NEC says the V423 offers a 46 percent decrease in power consumption while maintaining its brightness (450 cd/m² maximum brightness). The edge-lit LED backlight enables a slimmer […]

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TouchSystems Adds 40-Inch to X-Series


TouchSystems has integrated the NEC X401S display with Dispersive Signal Technology (DST). The interactive display enlarges the X Series, which previously consisted of large-format touch screens ranging from 46 to 55 inches. The new display widens the range to 40 to 55 inches. TouchSystems’ X40 (X4050D-U1), with LED backlighting and full HD LCD display, boasts […]

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Epson, Sharp, NEC and Panasonic Dominate ProAV Brand Image According to TFCnet


Last week TFCinfo announced the completion of its “Projector Brand Customer Perception and Preference Study 2013.”  This report marks the 12th year that this annual projector brand benchmarking study has been conducted. This research measures projector brand strength among experienced projector users and purchasers in the five most important market segments in the AV industry: […]

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NEC Adds 55-Inch and 65-Inch Displays to V-Series


NEC has added two new models to its commercial-grade V Series, a 55-inch and 65-inch. The V552 and V652 offer LED backlighting to reduce the product’s depth, weight and power consumption when compared to their predecessors. Each 1080p (1920×1080) display also features built-in 10-watt speakers and an Open Pluggable Specification (OPS)-compliant expansion slot. Additionally, video, […]

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NEC Display Intros New 24″ IPS Panel


NEC Display Solutions announced today an addition to its high-end IT desktop line, the MultiSync EA Series, with the 24-inch EA244WMi. This monitor is LED-backlit and ideal for corporate environments. This widescreen model features IPS panel technology with wide viewing angles (178° horizontal/vertical) and ergonomic adjustability. The LED backlighting of the EA244WMi allows for a […]

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NEC Intros 3,300-Lumen Short Throw Projectors


NEC Display just launched the new UM Series of ultra-short throw LCD projectors, starting with two 3,300-lumen units: the UM330X and UM330W. Both offer interactivity options via integration with eBeam. A complete interactive projector solution can be created using the optional NP02Wi eBeam interactive system (, which connects between the USB port on the eBeam module […]

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NEC Launches VUKUNET in Europe


NEC Display announced today the launch of VUKUNET, an ad serving platform for Digital out-of-Home (DOOH) networks, in the European market. All that the VUKUNET platform requires to transform screens into advertising media is an Internet connection. The new solution from NEC connects DOOH network providers to media agencies to simplify the entire working process […]

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NEC Introduces Two New Medical-Grade Commercial Displays


NEC has introduced the new MultiSync MD211C2 and MD211C3 medical-grade displays for diagnostic imaging in healthcare organizations. These 2- and 3-megapixel medical diagnostic displays are designed to meet the needs of healthcare facilities requiring consistent and accurate medical imaging using Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS). NEC says that the MultiSync MD Series models are […]

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NEC Introduces Two New Mobile Projectors


NEC Display has introduced the VE281 and VE281X mobile projectors, which are aimed at small meeting rooms, schools and conference room installs. Both projectors are specified at 2,800 lumens, offer auto power on and quick startup/shutdown, an Eco Mode, a carbon savings meter and extended filter life. They also have energy-saving features such as NEC’s […]

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NEC Simplifies Digital Signage for ProAV Integrator with New Bundled Offerings


NEC Display announced today the addition of 10 Digital Signage/Content Creation Solutions. These product bundles introduce customers to the digital signage industry with easy-to-use solutions that include everything needed to run content on a single digital screen. Available in digital screen sizes up to 65 inches, each bundle includes an NEC V, P or X […]

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Pacific Media Associates Monthly Sell-Through Research Shows NEC Dominating


For nearly 15 years, Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has collected monthly sell-through data from leading North American projector dealers, retailers, web resellers and distributors. The company’s Tracking Service family of monthly reports offers sell-through data and analysis on unit sales, true volume-weighted street prices, and inventories of front projectors for these channels. Each month, Pacific […]

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NEC Upgrades LED-Based E Series


NEC Display debuted a third generation of its commercial-grade E Series monitors this month in the form of new 32-inch (E323), 42-inch (E423), 46-inch (E463) and 55-inch (E553) models. The entire E Series displays is targeted at affordable display options for educational, commercial AV, retail stores, quick-service restaurants, healthcare waiting rooms and fitness centers. Using […]

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NEC Updates Interactive Software – Adds Apple TV Compatibility


NEC’s Interactive Software gives displays SMART Technology-like features for classroom instruction. It’s used in conjunction with all NEC projectors that have networking capabilities and is compatible with Apple’s iPad. It’s been about a year since it’s been shipping and now they’ve added more features, such as: Record all annotation and audio from a presentation for […]

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Judges Announced for Best of InfoComm Award 2012


NEC Display today announced the judges for the 2012 Best of InfoComm Award, which acknowledges the best product or service at InfoComm12. The winning exhibitor will be awarded $10,000 for the charity of its choice. Public voting for the award competition, sponsored by NEC Display Solutions, concludes June 4 at The five entries with […]

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The 2012 Digital Signage CHAMPS


Every year after DSE, we give out our annual Digital Signage CHAMPS awards. Here’s all the products and solutions we thought were the best of the best for 2012. Congratulations to all the winners! Most Innovative New DS Hardware Product (tie): NEC’s v651-T – A 65″ with optical multi-touch Planar Mosaic Architectural Displays Most Creative […]

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NEC Adds New Touch Screen to V Series


NEC Display today introduced a touch-integrated 65-inch display, the V651-TOUCH, to its commercial-grade V Series of large-screen displays. This one is integrated with four-camera, optical-imaging technology that allows for up to six simultaneous touches. The V651-TOUCH is a 1920×1080 native LCD using a commercial/public display-grade panel that protects against permanent image retention. It includes a […]

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NEC Display Adds Ultra-Narrow Bezel LCD


NEC Display just announced what it is calling its “next-generation” ultra-narrow bezel display in the form of the X463UN, which is part of the company’s high-end X Series of displays designed for 24/7 operation. The X463UN is a direct LED-backlit LCD display, which has reduced power consumption and is completely mercury-free. The X463UN offers a […]

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NEC Adds 55″ to Flagship P Series Line


NEC Display has added a 55-inch model to its top-of-the-line P Series large-screen displays in the form of the P552, a professional-grade LED-lit LCD intended for 24/7 operation in applications like digital signage and network operations centers. Integrated with Open Pluggable Specification (OPS) technology, digital loop-through capabilities, reduced depth, 10 percent lower power consumption and […]

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Epson and NEC Still Top Brands According to TFCinfo


TFCinfo today announces the completion of its “Projector Brand Customer Perception and Preference Study 2012.” This report marks the 11th year that this annual projector brand benchmarking study has been conducted. In this year’s installment some interesting movement is seen among the brands in the three measurable areas of brand strength: awareness, image, and intent. […]

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NEC Launches $850 3D Projector


NEC Display just announced an addition to its V Series multimedia projectors in the form of the 3000-lumen V300W. Designed as an affordable, lightweight WXGA (1280×800) projector that uses DLP technology, the V300W includes NEC’s eco mode, which the company says has up to 5000 hours of lamp life, plus a 2000:1 contrast ratio. Connectivity […]

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NEC’s New Single Board Computers are OPS Capable


NEC Display has announced the new N8000-8330 Single Board Computer option card based on Intel’s Open Pluggable Specification (OPS), which will help standardize the design and development of digital signs in public venues. NEC’s N8000-8330 offers customers flexibility with a 320GB hard drive and Windows Embedded Standard 7. It is a true integrated solution, designed […]

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A Review of ISE


Sure, 80 percent of the attendees of this year’s ISE show in Amsterdam are European, but, it’s the sheer numbers of them that astounded me — and many others here at Integrated Systems Europe in February 2011. Literally almost 35,000 attendees scanned their badges as they walked into the 10 massive halls of AV exhibits […]

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