PPDS Partners with Deutsche Telekom to Deploy E-Ink ePaper Signage All Over the EMEA

February 20, 2024

PPDS (aka: Philips Professional Displays) announced a partnership with Deutsche Telekom, developing new commercial opportunities with Philips Tableaux ePaper displays. Deutsche Telekom has selected the Philips Tableaux ePaper Series as part of plans to extend and expand upon its digital out of home (DOOH) communications. In 2023, PPDS became the world’s first display manufacturer to […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2024 Edition

February 19, 2024

Welcome to my 24th annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! It’s been an honor to have written this for 24 straight years and even more of an honor for it to have so many thousands of readers annually — it’s almost always our most-read article of the year on rAVe [PUBS]. So, if you’re reading this right […]

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Congratulations to the 2024 Winners of rAVe’s Best of ISE Awards

February 15, 2024

What a show! I am proud to say we sent reporters from rAVe [PUBS] to every single booth at ISE 2024 earlier this month to shoot videos of new (and returning!) products. We amassed a cache of more than 2,100 videos, and we posted them all on our (beautiful) ISE microsite, which also includes photos, […]

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PPDS Philips Sells Half-a-Million Hotel TVs Already

February 14, 2024

PPDS (aka: Philips Professional Displays) says it just sold its 500,000th Philips MediaSuite TV to a leading hotel group. With Chromecast built-in and Netflix-ready entertainment solution reached the half-a-million milestone during ISE 2024 in Barcelona this month, less than five years since the series was first introduced. Said to have exceeded PPDS’ own internal targets, […]

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PPDS Debuts Philips Unite dvLED Range

February 6, 2024

PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips Professional Displays and complementary solutions, is delighted to announce the launch of its debut range of ‘All In One’ direct view LED displays, with four new “industry advancing” Philips Unite LED All In One Series’ offering 4K and 8K larger than life viewing for a range of environments. […]

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PPDS to Unveil New 4K Philips Collaboration Displays for Education at FETC and Bett 2024

February 2, 2024

January 2024: PPDS, the exclusive provider of Philips Professional Displays and complementary solutions, will be showcasing its latest generation of complete across-campus hardware and software innovations on stand 1434 at FETC 2024. This year’s special event also includes the official global launch of the brand new 4K, interactive Philips Collaboration displays for Education, together with […]

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PPDS Launches Philips Hospitality TVs With Built-in Chromecast

February 1, 2024

PPDS (aka: Philips Professional Displays) announced the launch of a new line of Philips Hospitality TVs with Chromecast built in. The Philips Hospitality TV 4500 Series is an entry-level product line. Launching in 24”, 32”, 43” 50”, 55” and 65” sizes, PPDS says the TVs are native 4K UHD and include two 10-watt built-in speakers […]

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PPDS (Philips) Debuts New Line of Entry Level Hospitality TVs for Hotels and Healthcare Environments

February 1, 2024

Amsterdam, February 2023: PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips Professional Displays and complementary solutions, is delighted to announce the launch of a brand new line of Philips Hospitality TVs with Chromecast built in, delivering the features and functionality expected from a premium TV, at a lower price tag. Unveiled for the first time on […]

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Philips Professional Displays Announced Its First All-in-one Direct Led Displays, Available in 4k or 8k Resolutions

January 31, 2024

PPDS (aka: Philips Professional Displays) announced its first All-in-One direct LED displays and it’s available in either 4K and 8K resolutions; dubbed the Philips Unite LED All In One (AIO) Series. The new Philips Unite LED AIO 16:9 range consists of – at launch –of four new models, including the 4000, 4200, 5000 and 7000 […]

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PPDS Enters Outdoor LED Market

January 30, 2024

PPDS (aka: Philips Professional Displays) announced its expansion into the outdoor display market, with the launch of the new 10,000 nit, Ultra High Bright, Philips Urban LED 6000 Series. The Philips Urban LED 6000 Series is aimed at sporting venues. Designed to take centre stage in any environment the Ultra High Bright Philips Urban LED […]

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PPDS Teams Up with FC Barcelona to Raise Funds for Life-Changing Projects for Vulnerable Children

January 28, 2024

Amsterdam, January 2024: TPV – the world’s leading supplier of displays and the group behind TP Vision, MMD-Monitors and Displays, AOC, and PPDS – is proud to announce a partnership with the FC Barcelona Foundation, confirming a long-term commitment to the raising of invaluable funds to support the health, wellbeing, and education of vulnerable and […]

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PPDS Takes Aim at Education With New Monitors, Collaboration Boards and Software Tools

January 25, 2024

PPDS (aka: Philips Professional Displays) launched a suite of K-12 and higher-ed applications and products today. Available in 65”, 75” and 86” sizes across both model variants, the new Philips Collaboration Series for education  features “a tailored design with the latest advances in educational software delivering unrivalled levels of engagement and inclusivity inside any learning […]

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Philips Debuts PPDS Publisher Software; a Digital Signage Control and CMS Suite

January 18, 2024

PPDS (aka Philips Professional Displays) announced the global launch of PPDS Publisher, a new app designed to help businesses maximize their engagement potential with effortless content creation and scheduling opportunities on Philips B-Line 4K Business TVs. PPDS Publisher — developed in-house and in consultation with partners and customers – is included with the Philips B-Line […]

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PPDS Brings Leading Eye Care Specialist Silmäasema’s in-Store Visions to Life Using a Wave of Philips Android SoC Digital Signage and Software Solutions

January 9, 2024

PPDS, together with Global Partner Alliance integration partner FirstView, have transformed the in-store customer experience for Silmäasema — Finland’s leading eye care specialist — with the installation of 200-plus Philips Android SoC digital signage displays in 40 high street stores, each seamlessly controlled and managed using PPDS’ unique remote Wave Controller platform. Founded in 1975, […]

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PPDS Transforms the US Movie-Going Experience at Showcase Cinemas with 568 Philips 4K Digital Signage and Video Wall Displays

December 12, 2023

PPDS (aka: Philips Professional Displays) announce the installation of 568 remotely managed 4K Philips digital signage and video wall units in all Showcase Cinemas in North America, transforming the moviegoing experience and delivering lucrative new sales opportunities. Founded in 1936 in Dedham, Massachusetts – and owned by National Amusements Inc, a leader in the motion […]

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C-LAB Wins PPDS Sustainability-Driven MUSE Digital Art Award Competition

December 2, 2023

PPDS (aka: Philips professional displays) announced that British art collective, C-LAB, has been named the inaugural winner of PPDS’ sustainability-driven MUSE Digital Art Award competition, receiving €3,000 in cash and a ‘zero power’, full colour, Philips Tableaux ePaper display. Launched in August, the MUSE Digital Art Award from PPDS is a new and highly unique […]

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PPDS Announces Philips Signage 3000 EcoDesign Series of LCD Monitors

November 16, 2023

PPDS (aka Philips Professional Displays) has announced the new Philips Signage 3000 EcoDesign Series QE-Line of LCD monitors. Available immediately, the Philips Signage 3650 EcoDesign is available in 50”, 55” and 65” sizes and can be installed in portrait or landscape modes. The new QE-Line complements the Signage 3000 Q-Line Series with a redesigned and […]

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PPDS Opens the Doors to EMEA’s New ‘Super Sustainable’ 2,368 ft² Master Showroom

November 9, 2023

PPDS (aka: Philips digital signage) announced the opening of its new 2,368 ft², sustainability-inspired, multipurpose Master Showroom on its home ground in Amsterdam. Located just 15 minutes from Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam city centre, the new state-of-the-art venue continues PPDS’ commitment to providing existing and prospective partners and customers with convenient access to its specialist […]

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E Ink and PPDS Announce Philips Tableaux 5150I Series using E Ink Spectra 6

November 2, 2023

E Ink announced today that their customer, PPDS (aka: Phillips Digital Signage), announced additions to its ePaper signage range, with the launch of the new 32-inch (16:9) Philips Tableaux 5150I Series using E Ink Spectra 6. E Ink launched Spectra 6 in April 2023 and it features sunlight readability, low power consumption, and compatibility with […]

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PPDS Introduces 32″ Version of Philips Tableaux 5150I

November 1, 2023

PPDS (aka: Philips Professional Displays) officially announced a 32” version of its ePaper signage range, the Philips Tableaux 5150I. The new 32” Philips Tableaux 5150I signals a larger form factor full-color ePaper displays, with PPDS in a market forecast to be worth almost $43.2 billion by 2030*. Here’s a video we shot of the ePaper […]

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PPDS Appoints Sian Rees to Business Development Director of Wave and Software Partnerships; Siddarth Gopal to Director of Software Development Team

October 9, 2023

PPDS, aka Philips Digital Signage, announced a series of internal and strategic changes, that the company says are designed to spearhead the development and delivery of dedicated AV software solutions to partners and customers around the globe. First, Sian Rees, who spearheaded the development and launch of Wave and the ProStore ecosystem, has been promoted […]

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PPDS Launches Philips Professional Soundbar With Built-In Subwoofer

September 22, 2023

PPDS launched the Philips Professional Soundbar to bring cinematic audio experiences to hotel rooms with Philips MediaSuite TVs, making PPDS a video and audio company. The new Philips Professional Soundbar has a built-in subwoofer designed and configured to match Philips MediaSuite TVs. Dubbed the HAL5023, it has a trapezoid design (W70 x D12 x H7cm) […]

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PPDS Adds Philips Signage 4650 D-Line Series 4K Displays

September 5, 2023

PPDS (aka: Philips digital signage) announced the latest evolution in its strategy to bring ever more sustainable digital display solutions to market with the launch of the new and enhanced Philips Signage 4650 D-Line Series of 4K displays. The new Philips 4650 Signage Series brings together the “best of Philips D-Line,” with new features designed […]

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PPDS Launches MUSE Digital Art Award for Artistic, Sustainable Technology

August 29, 2023

PPDS (aka Philips professional displays) has announced the launch of the MUSE Digital Art Award, a new environment-inspired international competition connecting artistic visionaries with industry-leading sustainable technology. Aligned with PPDS’ ambitions to empower more energy-efficient and eco-friendly business, leisure and learning environments through sustainable technology, this initiative invites artists to help imagine and inspire “The […]

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PPDS partners with Europe’s leading In-store Experience Management platform provider Grassfish to deliver ‘outstanding’ retail experiences on Philips Tableaux displays

August 16, 2023

Part of a continuing global partnership, Grassfish’s advanced In-store Experience Management (IXM) platform – trusted by leading retail, fast food, and automotive brands globally – adds a wave of exciting new capabilities and opportunities for PPDS’ multi-award-winning zero-power Philips Tableaux ePaper Series. PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips professional displays and complementary solutions, is […]

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PPDS Partners With Grassfish to Improve Digital Displays for Retailers

August 14, 2023

PPDS has announced a partnership with Grassfish, Europe’s leading In-store Experience Management platform provider, to deliver a range of experience-enhancing features and opportunities for retailers on Philips Tableaux ePaper displays. The solution sees the ‘zero power’ Philips Tableaux Series join other Philips Android SoC retail signage displays from PPDS in becoming fully compatible and certified […]

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PPDS Trebles Production of Philips MediaSuite Hotel TVs in North America

August 8, 2023

PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips professional displays and solutions, has announced the latest phase of its local-for-local manufacturing approach, with an expansion from 30,000 displays in 2023 to 100,000 pieces to be produced in its Mexico facility in 2024. The factory, in Tijuana, was established to support the launch of PPDS’ highly acclaimed […]

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PPDS Plans to Expand Display Production in 2024

August 3, 2023

PPDS (aka: Philips professional displays) announced the latest phase of its local-for-local manufacturing approach, with an expansion from 30,000 displays in 2023 to 100,000 pieces to be produced in its Mexico facility in 2024. The factory in Tijuana was established to support the launch of PPDS’ range of Chromecast built-in Philips MediaSuite hospitality TVs in […]

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PPDS Appoints Jens Wunderlich as Global Product Manager LED Displays

July 31, 2023

PPDS (aka: Philips professional displays) announced the appointment of LED product specialist Jens Wunderlich as the company’s new global product manager LED displays. Based in Berlin, but with a global remit, Jens will spearhead the next phase of the company’s global growth strategy and ambitions for its advanced and evolving portfolio of highly versatile, low-energy, […]

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PPDS Appoints Marco Priebe as Key Account Manager, Business Development Manager LED for DACH Market

July 12, 2023

PPDS has announced the appointment of LED specialist, Marco Priebe, as the company’s new key account manager and business development manager LED for the DACH market. With more than 23 years of top-level LED sales experience, Marco is one of the industry’s most accomplished talents, having held a series of senior management positions, delivering success […]

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PPDS Delivers Freestyle In-Room Entertainment to Luxury Mountain Resort Hotel With 286x Chromecast Built-In Philips MediaSuite TVs

July 6, 2023

PPDS (aka: Philips professional displays) announced the installation of 286x Chromecast built-in, Netflix-ready, Philips MediaSuite TVs inside the new SkiStar Lodge Hundfjället – one of Sweden’s most popular and picturesque ski resort hotels – providing guests with complete and unrivalled control of their in-room digital entertainment experience. Located in the village of Salen, and surrounded by stunning snow-capped […]

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PPDS Appoints Tye Dato as Director of Federal Government Sales, LCD Displays

June 30, 2023

PPDS (aka Philips digital signage) has announced the appointment of Tye Dato to drive the company’s new strategy to drive sales of its TAA-compliant solutions to the US Government and military. Accepting the role as “Director of Federal Government Sales, LCD Displays” — a first of its kind for PPDS — Tye has almost 25 […]

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