The 2012 Digital Signage CHAMPS

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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 Launches 100 Percent Mercury-Free 22″ LCD

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The EA223WM is a 22-inch, mercury-free monitor geared to high-performance enterprise users in corporate, government and education settings, as well as kiosk digital signage applications. Using LED backlighting, spec’d at a 25,000:1 contrast ratio and boasting ENERGY STAR 5.1 and TCO 5.2 compliance, it’s the first in this size category to be both green and […]

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NEC Adds New Touch Screen to V Series

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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NEC Demos PH1000U WUXGA 3-Chip DLP, 11,000-ANSI lumen Rental Staging Projector

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NEC showed a prototype of a new rental and staging projector at ISE 2011 – the PH1000U. It’s a WUXGA-resolution (1920×1200), 3-chip DLP projector that has a brightness spec of 11,000 ANSI lumens and a robust housing. Up to three projectors can be stacked together and it has a variety of inputs, including DisplayPort.

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A Review of ISE

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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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NEC Display Solutions Expands Specialty X Series with Distinctive Bar-Type LCD Display

X431BT Offers Professional-Grade Features in Atypical 16:4 Size NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced a unique addition to its X Series, the 43-inch X431BT bar-type display. This professional-grade LCD was designed for those customers who want to capitalize on digital signage but do not have […]

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NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS DELIVERS VISION FOR DIGITAL SIGNAGE GROWTH

NEC, Microsoft and Intel Showcase Digital Signage Proof-of-Concept at InfoComm 2010 CHICAGO – June 8, 2010 – NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today an initiative to drive the digital signage industry forward through the adoption of standards and revolutionary technologies that will fuel the […]

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NEC Adds New S-Series to LCD Monitor Line-up

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Last month NEC Display announced its new S Series, featuring the addition of the 40-inch S401 and 46-inch S461 LCD displays. Replacing the renowned M Series, the S Series is ideal for those customers with digital signage and entertainment applications running for extended operation times. These types of environments can include airports, hospitality, boardrooms and […]

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NEC Adds 52″ Digital Signage Display to P Series

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NEC Display announced the addition of the 52-inch P521 to its P Series, joining the 40-inch P401, 46-inch P461 and 70-inch P701. This display is designed for 24/7 digital signage environments such as airports, public information, rental and staging and healthcare.  The 1080p native LCD includes 2000:1 contrast ratio, a 700cd/m2 brightness, analog and digital […]

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NEC Display Solutions Expands Business-Grade S Series with 52-Inch LCD Display

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DisplayPort, Ethernet Connections Make S521 Ideal for Digital Signage Applications with Extended Operation Times NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced the addition of the 52-inch S521 to its S Series, which includes the 40-inch S401 and 46-inch S461 LCD displays. This full high-definition display is […]

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NEC Intros New Displays for Digital Signage, Professional Applications

NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS ADDS 52-INCH PROFESSIONAL LCD DISPLAY TO P SERIES Broad Connectivity, Premium Components Make P521 Ideal for Demanding Applications CHICAGO – April 7, 2010 – NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced the addition of the 52-inch P521 to its P Series, joining the […]

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NEC Launches 70″ LCD

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NEC’s newest LCD monitor is in the form of the P701 – a 70″, 1080p pro-grade flat-screen that’s designed for commercial applications.  Capable of being tiled (10×10) for staging applications, the P701 is network-controlled or RS 232, includes DVI, VGA and HDMI ports, can be mounted horizontally or vertically and is specified at 600 cd/m2. […]

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NEC Launches New Low Priced ProAV Displays

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Last week, NEC Display announced the addition of a new ProAV-grade product line, the E Series. Debuting for this entry-level series are the 32-inch E321 and 42-inch E421, which NEC says gives corporate users an affordable option for lobbies, boardrooms and small conference rooms, while addressing the display needs of digital signage users in retails […]

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NEC Announces Revenue-Sharing Program for Channel Partners

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NEC Display announced last week that channel partners will receive a recurring revenue stream from advertising if their customers register their digital signage networks on the VUKUNET platform. VUKUNET is NEC’s new initiative that connects network owners and operators of digital signage with advertising revenue, by giving advertisers and agencies an easier way to buy […]

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NEC Launches New Low Priced DS Displays

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Yesterday, NEC Display announced the addition of a new ProAV-grade product line, the E Series. Debuting for this entry-level series are the 32-inch E321 and 42-inch E421, which NEC says gives corporate users an affordable option for lobbies, boardrooms and small conference rooms, while addressing the display needs of digital signage users in retails stores, […]

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NEC Launches ED Projector

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NEC Display announced this month a VGA resolution (1024×768) NP610 entry-level installation projector aimed at the ED market. With a brightness spec of 3500 lumens (not ANSI) and a 500:1 contrast ratio, the NP610 includes inputs for DVI-I, VGA, 3 audio inputs and variable audio out), integration into classrooms, they say, is a breeze. Why?  […]

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