The Secret Behind the LG Booth Tour at InfoComm 2019

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By the time I returned to my office after being at InfoComm all last week, I had a dozen or more emails or messages from people asking how we pulled-off the LG Booth tour. I was perplexed. How do I respond? With a camera and a mic? Ah, but I had misunderstood the question! LG, […]

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New LookThru Transparent Display from Leyard and Planar Uses OLED

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Leyard and Planar are introducing Planar LookThru Transparent OLED Display, which leverages the latest in transparent organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology to provide a self-emitting transparent display for true see-through installations without the need for backlighting or enclosures. The new Planar LookThru display builds on the frameless glass design of the original version, enabling customers […]

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Welcome to Gary Kayye’s 2019 Krystal Ball – What Will Happen in AV in 2019

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I love writing this annual predictions article. If you’re a regular reader, you already know this but for those that don’t, my Kayye’s Krystal Ball piece is an annual article where I not only tell you what I think is going to happen in the AV market for the upcoming year, but I also go […]

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Futuresource Consulting on What New Tech to Expect at ISE

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ISE 2019, the world’s largest exhibition for AV and systems integration professionals, opens its doors in a few days and is expected to draw more than 80,000 visitors. As the industry gears up for the show, Futuresource Consulting has identified the key trends and technologies that you need to look out for, including: Digital Signage, […]

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LG Amazes the TV Industry with New Rollable Display Out of CES

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The applications are truly endless for what you’re about to read about — and see. At CES last week, LG launched a “rollable” TV technology — yes, using OLED — that allows displays to be placed nearly anywhere. Sure, it’s aimed at homeowners that want their TVs completely hidden but don’t want to use projection […]

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LG Embraces Custom Installation Market With Advanced Technologies, Special Programs

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LG Electronics USA is demonstrating its 2018 OLED TV with AI ThinQ lineup this week at CEDIA Expo 2018 at the San Diego Convention Center (Booth #4835). While also expanding its technology partnerships, LG highlighted the enhanced “Reach LG” online portal adding a section specifically for custom installers as a one-stop shop to meet their […]

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LG Shows Transparent OLED Concept, Introduces New Commercial OLED Features, Form Factors

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The leader in OLED commercial display technology, LG Electronics USA Business Solutions, is introducing a host of new LG OLED products designed to provide businesses unrivaled viewing experiences. LG will spotlight the new commercial OLED displays at InfoComm 2018, which opens tomorrow in Las Vegas. “As the pioneer of OLED technology in both the consumer […]

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LG Shows Next-Generation Digital Signage Solutions At InfoComm

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Revolutionary Direct View LED and OLED technologies, ultra-narrow bezel video wall displays and new-to-the-market digital signage solutions, LG Electronics USA Business Solutions are headlining the InfoComm 2018 trade show that opens here today. “Our major presence at InfoComm this year shows how LG prides itself on providing forward-thinking, innovative solutions that are both highly functional […]

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LG Launches New Color Transparent LED at InfoComm

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LG Electronics USA Business Solutions is unveiling a new LED display — the LG Transparent Color LED film display. Making its introduction for the first time in the United States this week at InfoComm 2018, the revolutionary display has the ability to turn any window or glass surface into a customizable digital canvas. The new Transparent Color LED film (LAT240DT1) display […]

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ENCO Expands Control Options for Instant Playout Solutions at InfoComm

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ENCO comes to its second InfoComm show (June 6-8, Las Vegas Convention Center) with a new physical control surface for its instant playout and automation solutions. Blending IP-based innovation with traditional tactile control, ENCO will demonstrate the new hardware controller, ClipBoard, in live production applications with its ClipFire (video) and HotShot3 (audio) instant playout solutions. […]

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LG Launches New Signage Solutions in Transparent OLED and Color Transparent LED

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At Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018, LG Electronics (LG) launched a host of new signage products including Transparent OLED, Open Frame OLED, OLED Video Walls with ultra-slim bezels and even added color to their transparent LED film. The centerpiece of LG’s ISE booth was a 55-inch Transparent OLED signage but the most amazing aspect of this advanced product is […]

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CES2018 and an AV Prediction

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I want to start by saying that I am not one who writes blogs declaring the death of specific technologies or market segments.  In fact, most of the time, I rush in to debunk these AV obituaries and defend the legacy technology being declared dead. I wrote pieces explaining why 4K WON’T kill movie theaters, […]

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So You Want to Go to CES? Nah, No You Don’t. Really, You Don’t – Here’s Your CES 2018 Guide So You Don’t Have to Go

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During the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) each year, nearly every big consumer tech company debuts something new — and many of them will declare it “disruptive” or “game-changing” or “innovative” or one of a dozen or so other self-congratulatory adjectives that mean nothing. And all the while, the city for Las Vegas commences to ripping people off […]

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More OLED-on-Silicon to Come from New Joint-Venture

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One of the display technologies that is being used in Virtual Reality (VR) headsets is OLED-on-Silicon. Recently, a new partnership was formed between US-based Kopin and two Chinese partners: BOE and Olightek. The three have agreed to form a Joint Venture (JV) to build new state-of-the-art OLED-on-Silicon manufacturing facility in China to serve anticipated needs […]

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Webinar: Learn How Impactful Digital Signage Can Be in 15 Minutes

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST The ability to produce innovative digital signage is a vital business solution and a smart investment that can not be ignored any longer. It has become increasingly more difficult for businesses to stand out and get noticed because of the constant stream of communication from digital devices competing for your customer’s […]

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LG OLED Picture-on-Wall and Picture-on-Glass Technologies Impress CEDIA

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Offering the industry’s broadest portfolio of consumer OLED TVs – 10 models in 55-, 65- and 77-inch class sizes – LG Electronics USA is bringing the 2017 LG OLED lineup to CEDIA 2017 in San Diego this week. The LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W7 features a Picture-on-Wall form factor. At just 2.57mm thin in the 65-inch model, the LG SIGNATURE […]

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AVAD Adds LG Business Solutions

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AVAD today announced an alliance with LG Electronics USA Business Solutions, providing AVAD dealers with access to cutting-edge LG commercial displays. Groundbreaking new displays, led by new LG OLED commercial models, will be available to AVAD dealers across North America for the first time. LG Business Solutions offers the industry’s broadest commercial display portfolio, including an expanded line-up […]

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LG Used DSE to Open Frame OLED Displays and New Dual-View Curved & Flat OLEDs

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LG OLED technology uses self-lighting pixels for exact control of image brightness and quality, and with no separate light source the technology is extremely lightweight, thin and flexible. Using this unique technology, LG OLED Open Frame displays are able to flex concave and convex for a truly customizable approach that is both a work of art and a functional signage display. […]

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LG Officially Adds Wallpaper Displays to Digital Signage Lineup — Stuns Everyone Looking At It

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LG Electronics USA Business Solutions has finally debuted the new lightweight LG OLED “Wallpaper” commercial display as well as new customizable open-frame LG OLED displays at the 2017 Digital Signage Expo (DSE). The Wallpaper isn’t totally new. In fact, we were the first publication to see the commercial version of it when it debuted in Australia […]

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Sony Electronics Announces Pricing and Availability For BRAVIA OLED 4K HDR TV Line 

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Sony Electronics announced pre-sales begin today on its XBR-A1E BRAVIA OLED 4K HDR TV line up from authorized Sony dealers. The BRAVIA OLED 4K HDR TV (3840×2160 resolution) will be available in stores beginning in April 2017 and will be on display starting today at Sony Square NYC, a showplace for the latest in Sony entertainment and technology located in New York. The XBR-A1E is an […]

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LG Intros 77″ OLED at CEDIA

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LG Electronics USA today introduced its newest flagship model in the form of a 77″ OLED TV. Unveiled at CEDIA 2016, the new 77-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TV (OLED77G6P) carries a suggested price of $19,999. The 77-inch LG SIGNATURE OLED TV will be supported by the new LG SIGNATURE CONCIERGE service, an exclusive one-on-one […]

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LG Officially Debuts OLED Wallpaper at Integrate

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LG’s OLED displays are one of the main attractions for show-goers at Integrate 2016. And this show saw the global launch of the LG’s LONG anticipate OLED wallpaper product. The double-sided, 3.6mm-thin display with its stunning color rendition and deep blacks has had integrators and AV consultants amazed. Here’s a tweet that has an embedded […]

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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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Final Thoughts from ISE 2016: OLEDs, Beam-Forming Microphones and Dr. Michio Kaku

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As many of my readers will know, I have just returned from the ISE show in Amsterdam. As many of you may know, from my articles, blogs and podcasts, I am pretty enthusiastic about this particular show. Not only does it combine InfoComm and CEDIA, it also features more exhibits of products and product lines […]

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Planar Brings Transparent OLED Display to Market, LookThru Now Available for Pre-Orders

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This morning Planar announced the new Planar LookThru OLED transparent display, based on a prototype display first shown at ISE 2015 (and which earned a rAVe Best of ISE 2015 award for Best Overall New Product). The product will first be available in one size, a 55″ 1080p display, and available with and without touch […]

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