PPDS To Include Chromecast Wireless Streaming Tech on All Google-Certified Hospitality TVs


PPDS (aka: Philips Digital Signage) is including Chromecast wireless streaming technology on all current and future Google certified, Philips MediaSuite hospitality TVs. PPDS says its Chromecast built-in has been welcomed by hoteliers and hospitality integrators globally following Google’s announcement, made on Sept. 22, that it will discontinue its third generation external Chromecast — a unit […]

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PPDS Adds Elise Hardouin and Romain Gentile


PPDS (aka: Philips Digital Signage) has announced the appointments of LED and digital signage sales specialists, Elise Hardouin and Romain Gentile. Gentile becomes PPDS’ new digital signage key account manager for France and Iberia, with Hardouin taking the position of LED key account manager for France. Reporting to César Sanz, sales director for Iberia and […]

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PPDS Achieves TAA Compliance for Line of 4K UHD Digital Signage and Video Wall Displays


PPDS has achieved TAA compliance status for an “evolving line of advanced, highly versatile and military-grade secure 4K UHD digital signage and video wall displays, now certified for use by the U.S. government.” Part of a continued investment, expansion and growth strategy in North America, TAA (Trade Act Agreement) compliance now permits the procurement of […]

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PPDS Provides Range of Solutions for Munich Seat Cupra Showroom


PPDS (aka: Philips digital signage) just announced its range of Philips LED and digital signage solutions have been selected and used to help redefine the car showroom experience for Seat Cupra customers in Munich. With over 350 authorized dealers and over 390 service partners, Spanish automobile powerhouse Cupra is fast becoming a driving force in the electric car world, […]

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PPDS Appoints Jae O Choi Park as European Sales Director


PPDS (aka: Philips digital signage) has announced the appointment of Jae O Choi Park as its new European sales director. Part of a five-year growth strategy, and an ongoing global expansion and recruitment drive, Jae is “one of the AV industry’s leading international talents,” achieving extensive financial, sales and account management experience within the world’s […]

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PPDS Announces the Philips MediaSuite with Android TV OS


PPDS (aka: Philips displays) has announced the latest in its hospitality TV range. The Philips MediaSuite with Android TV OS includes the new Philips MediaSuite 6214U series and the MediaSuite 5214U family.   Promoted as an all-in-one hotel TV entertainment solution, the Philips MediaSuite TVs have Chromecast built-in and are Netflix-ready, allowing guests to cast their […]

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PPDS Announces the Creation of its Third Regional Business Cluster in Europe


PPDS (aka: Philips digital signage) announced the creation of its third regional business cluster in Europe, combining the strengths of its Nordics and Benelux teams to facilitate new, enhanced growth opportunities. Part of PPDS’ “Business Without Boundaries” strategy, and mirroring recent positive geographical clustering in PPDS’ other burgeoning markets — including Iberia and France, and Central Eastern Europe […]

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PPDS Extends Regional Clusters in Europe to Reinforce Growth in the Nordics and Benelux


PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips digital signage, interactive displays, direct view LED and professional TV products and solutions, is pleased to announce the creation of its third regional business cluster in Europe, combining the strengths of its Nordics and Benelux teams to facilitate new, enhanced growth opportunities. Part of PPDS’ ‘Business Without Boundaries’ […]

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PPDS Launches Global Partner Alliance Affiliation Program


PPDS (aka: Philips digital signage) just launched its Global Partner Alliance (GPA) affiliation program. The invite-only, PPDS GPA is a mutually beneficial initiative and it’s designed to connect multi-national enterprises with PPDS’ regional integration specialists, combining local expertise with Philips professional displays and PPDS’ proven display solutions. Covering 200+ countries, the PPDS GPA is headed up by Simone Gagliardi, International […]

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PPDS Brings Lucrative New Opportunities for System Integrators with Launch of Global Partner Alliance Program


PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips digital signage, interactive displays, direct view LED and professional TV products and complementary solutions, has welcomed the first US members marking the official US launch of the PPDS Global Partner Alliance (GPA) affiliation program. The exclusive, invite only, PPDS GPA is a highly unique and mutually beneficial initiative, […]

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PPDS Launches the X-Line Video Wall Display Series


PPDS (Philips digital signage) just launched the X-Line LED-backlit displays for video walls. The Philips X-Line series consists of six new LED-backlight models (NOT direct-view LED) and size variants, each featuring slim-bezel designs of 0.9 mm to 3.5 mm. The X-Line displays are equipped with a range of updated features and functionalities to support specific […]

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PPDS Equips New Munich Showroom with State-of-the-Art ClearOne Collaboration Solutions on Philips Professional Displays


SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, June 7, 2022 — As the exclusive global manufacturer of Philips professional displays, PPDS is dedicated to helping integrators learn about and test the latest technologies, products and opportunities that can help grow their businesses. Building on its strategy to bring seamless global business locally, PPDS has launched its first full-solutions showroom in […]

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PPDS to Showcase Latest Range of Remodeled and Updated 4K Philips B-Line Business TVs at InfoComm 2022


PPDS, or Philips, is showcasing its latest range of remodeled and updated 4K Philips B-Line Business TVs at InfoComm 2022. Available in new 43” and 55” sizes and designed for entertainment, collaboration and content scheduling, the Philips B-Line is designed as a signage solution for food and beverage (bars, restaurants, kiosks) as well as corporate […]

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PPDS Is Now a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of the TPV Group


PPDS (Philips digital signage) has announced its U.S. business has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the TPV Group (which the release says is the largest manufacturer of LCD displays in the world), as the company says it plans to enter a new, accelerated hypergrowth phase in North America. The transfer of activities from EPI (effective […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1135: Philips (PPDS) is About to Have Its Best InfoComm Ever


With the launch of an all-in-one LED (the 6000 Series) and a re-introduction of the brand into the US market, PPDS (aka Philips) will likely have the best InfoComm show they’ve ever had. Philips is already the largest manufacturer of LCDs in the world but with a complete line-up of LEDs (shipping 1.2mm+ but with […]

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PPDS Adds Adam Coleman, Mitch Rosenberg and Jeff Handis


PPDS (aka: Philips digital signage) has strengthened its leadership teams in North America with the appointments of three AV professionals, Adam Coleman, Mitch Rosenberg and Jeff Handis (pictured). Part of PPDS’ continued growth and expansion strategy – including attracting the industry’s most reputable and successful AV professionals – the new appointments bring an additional 90-years of senior sales […]

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PPDS Confirms InfoComm 2022 Attendance in Las Vegas with a Series of New Product, People and Partnership Announcements Planned


Charlotte, North Carolina, May 26, 2022 — PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips digital signage, interactive displays, direct view LED and professional TV products and complementary solutions, is excited to confirm its participation at InfoComm 2022, in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, next month. Exhibiting on Philips Booth N2021, PPDS […]

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PPDS Shares Plans for InfoComm 2022


PPDS, aka: Philips digital signage, will be at InfoComm 2022, in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, next month. Exhibiting on Philips Booth N2021, PPDS hails this year’s InfoComm as one of the most significant in its North America history. The company will deliver a series of important business updates, including a brand-new range of […]

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PPDS Intros Wave, a Cloud Platform for Control and Management of Its Displays


PPDS (i.e., Philips) has announced the launch of Wave, a cloud platform for control and management of its displays. Philips said in its press release that Wave helps reduce installation and service times for multiple displays. Built to scale for fleets, both locally and globally, it can securely provision and monitor hundreds of thousands of […]

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PPDS Intros Philips 6000 Series of 8K dvLED Displays


PPDS (i.e., Philips Digital Signage), just announced the Philips 6000 Series: a range of 8K, dvLED displays in either 16:9 or 32:9. Unveiled at ISE 2022 in Barcelona (stand 3Q600), the new Philips 6000 Series LED is bezel-free so, technically, it can be designed in any shape, size or resolution and is aimed at meeting […]

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PPDS Intros Android-Based SoC Phillips E-Line Series of Touch Displays for Education at ISE 2022


PPDS (also known as Philips Digital Signage), just announced a new lineup of interactive touch displays for education, launching the brand-new Android SoC Philips E-Line series. Unveiled at ISE 2022 in Barcelona (Philips Booth 3Q600), the Phillips E-Line is PPDS’ most complete SoC (system on a chip) education display range to date. It’s aimed at […]

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PPDS Announces New Senior Management Structure, Chris Colpaert Departs


PPDS has announced a new senior management structure to extend its global growth plans, with general manager, Chris Colpaert, confirming his departure. Current vice president EMEA, Franck Racapé, and director international business development, Martijn van der Woude, together with Robert Hsu, will lead the business forward on a global level as head of global commercial, […]

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PPDS Debuts Philips 7000 Series 4K dvLED for Retail


PPDS (aka: Philips) just debuted the Philips 7000 Series 4K direct view LED aimed at retail and public venues. Technically, making its global debut at ISE 2022 in Barcelona (stand 3Q600), the bezel-free Philips 7000 Series is available in 22”, 31” and 41” sized panels and are designed for 24/7 operation. Complementing the existing Philips […]

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PPDS Adds Valeriia Polovkova as Dedicated International Project Manager for Hospitality, Corporate, Retail Installs


PPDS announced the appointment of Valeriia Polovkova as its new dedicated international project manager for tailored installations in hospitality, corporate and retail. A self-proclaimed “problem solving specialist”, Valeriia joins PPDS with more than 10 years of AV industry experience — including specialist technical knowledge of Philips displays. Launched in 2020, PPDS’ IKAM network was created to […]

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PPDS Appoints Alison Maxson as Senior Marketing Manager for North America


PPDS announced the appointment of Alison Maxson as its new senior marketing manager for North America. Maxson is a known and respected part of the AV community, bringing over 17 years of top-level B2B marketing experience to the North American team. Based in Orlando and reporting directly to Ron Cottaar, marketing director at PPDS, Maxson […]

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PPDS Becomes Team Supplier for Red Bull Racing


PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips digital signage, LED displays and professional TV solutions, announced its relationship with the team behind the reigning Formula One World Drivers’ Championship winner, to become an official Red Bull Racing (RBR) Team Supplier. The collaboration sees the global professional display provider delivering across its portfolio of products, with […]

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PPDS Announces X-Line UHD Video Wall Range


PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips digital signage, LED, and pro TV products and software announced the availability of the Philips X-Line UHD video wall range in North America. Announced at InfoComm 21 in Orlando, Florida, (booth 3421), the 49” and 55” Philips X-Line video wall range has been designed for 24/7 use and […]

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PPDS Partners With Logitech To Bring Collaborative Meeting Capabilities to Philips Professional Displays at InfoComm


PPDS announced the latest evolution of its “total solutions” strategy. Its partnership with Logitech aims to create a complete and inclusive collaborative meeting and learning experiences for the corporate and education markets on Philips-branded professional displays. Working together, PPDS and Logitech bring plug-and-play connectivity and integration between a range of collaboration-inspired Philips professional displays for both […]

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PPDS Appoints Vince Schuster as Commercial Vice President of Professional Displays North America


PPDS announced the appointment of Vince Schuster as its new commercial vice president of Professional Displays North America. With a career spanning more than 25 years, Vince brings invaluable additional industry knowledge and experience to the PPDS team in North America, as well as the wider global company. Vince has a proven track record for driving increased revenue, […]

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PPDS Confirms InfoComm 2021 Attendance With Business Updates and Announcements


PPDS confirmed its participation in InfoComm 2021 with a series of business updates and new product and partnership announcements. The company will be located in Booth 3421. The exhibit event will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, on Oct. 27-29, 2021. “After last year’s cancellation, we are delighted to be […]

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PPDS Collaborates With Intel, Advantech and Navori Labs for AI-Powered ‘Intelligent Signage Solution for Retail’


PPDS announced a new collaboration with Intel, Advantech and Navori Labs to create the PPDS Intelligent Signage Solution for Retail. The PPDS Intelligent Signage Solution for Retail is an AI-powered digital signage solution that combines Philips digital signage with context-aware software and camera technologies. PPDS says the solution enables retailers to make informed business decisions based on advanced analytics from […]

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PPDS Appoints Patrick VanTreese as Education Sales Manager for North America


PPDS announced the appointment of Patrick VanTreese as its new education sales manager for North America. VanTreese will be responsible for developing and executing the company’s education division for PPDS in North America. Using his expertise in the EDU space, he is tasked with creating new business opportunities, partnerships, relationships and revenue streams while also […]

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