Rants & rAVes — Episode 1224: Samsung Will Show the New WAC Interactive Display Series at InfoComm. Here’s Why This Matters

May 22, 2023

Last month, Samsung quietly launched a new WAC series of interactive displays — aimed primarily at K-12 but can be used in all sorts of other applications. Why? Well, it not only includes embedded Android OS on board but also simple USB-C connectivity. The new WAC series will be available in 65-, 75- and 86-inch […]

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Samsung’s New Interactive Display Available in June 2023

March 29, 2023

Samsung Electronics debuted its new Interactive Display with upgraded features and software solutions aimed at the K-12 market. Available in June 2023, the new Samsung Interactive Display, dubbed the WAC, expands on Samsung’s Interactive Pro display (WMB) operating on the Tizen OS; the WAC leverages the Android OS to provide intuitive usability and enable fast […]

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Samsung to Integrate Punchh Loyalty and Engagement Platform with Its Kiosk Solution

December 14, 2022

Samsung Electronics America has paired its Samsung Kiosk signature solution with Punchh, a food and beverage loyalty and marketing platform from ParTech Inc. (PAR), in a new partnership to create customer engagement solutions for restaurants and other key verticals. Designed to improve the restaurant and curbside pickup experience, the partnership will help “business owners drive […]

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Unigest Releases Caveman 3.3 — Tripleplay Digital Signage Software

November 10, 2022

Today, Uniguest announced the release of Caveman 3.3, the latest version of its Tripleplay Digital Signage, enterprise video and IPTV software delivering several new features and integrations. The new release includes: Power BI data visualization software integration for organizations to report powerful business intelligence via dashboards, reports and tiles, directly in Tripleplay Digital Signage A […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1169: Clive Davis Has What Everyone Wants — a MicroLED Theater

October 5, 2022

Clive Davis is in the LED club, thanks to the most recent The Wall install from Samsung, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer now has one of only a handful of home cinemas driven by a microLED. This interview with Samsung’s business development sr. manager, Mike Bennett, and the integrator for the entire project, […]

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Award-Winning Record Producer Clive Davis Chooses Samsung to Help Transform his Home Theater into a World-Class Cinematic Experience

October 1, 2022

Clive Davis, the iconic, award-winning record producer known for launching the careers of Whitney Houston, Bruce Springsteen, Janis Joplin, and more, chose Samsung to help transform his Westchester, New York home theater into a world-class cinematic experience. Once a standard home theater with an outdated projector, Davis worked with Samsung to modernize the room, which is now equipped […]

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VuWall’s PAK Series Now Proven Compatible With Samsung’s The Wall MicroLED Technology

September 21, 2022

VuWall says it is expanding the benefits of its PAK Video Wall Node Series with proven compatibility with Samsung’s The Wall MicroLED video wall technology. The certification process tests critical functions and integration, providing peace of mind when selecting certified video wall processors with The Wall. Consultants and integrators will benefit from a simple integration […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1155: Did You Know the Samsung THE WALL LED Now Comes as a 2K or 4K All-In-One Display?

August 17, 2022

Gary was joined on his podcast today with Samsung Senior Manager, Shari Sentlowitz, to explain Samsung’s new All-In-One THE WALL MicroLED solution. It’s not only an all-in-one LED but it’s actually packaged together in ONE box – including a 110” HD version or a 146” HD or 4K resolution version that is packaged with the […]

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Samsung Electronics Announces the Global Launch of ViewFinity S8

June 23, 2022

Samsung Electronics announced the global launch of ViewFinity S8 (Model Name: S80PB), a high-resolution monitor specialized for creative professionals including content creators, graphic designers and more. The Samsung ViewFinity S8 is available in 32” and 27” models and Samsung says that pro-grade UHD resolution is combined with a wide color gamut up to 98% of […]

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Samsung Announces What It WON’T Be Making

June 1, 2022

It’s InfoComm season and the PR blitzes are in full-force announcing new products that will be available to see LIVE in Las Vegas next week. We’re used to this being a period of time for product announcements and merger and acquisition news, so it was unique to see a company make an announcement about what […]

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rePLAY ISE 2022 — We’re Back

May 18, 2022

rePLAY ISE 2022 was a success and we’ve got an exciting recap of session one for you! We had an awesome time gathering content in Barcelona for the live event, and we had even more fun showing it to you on the LAVNCH platform. One of the highlights from the trip was Emily Dean stepping […]

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Samsung Showcases Future of Micro LED Technology at ISE 2022

May 11, 2022

Samsung Electronics is showing what it calls the future of Micro LED technology at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2022 in Barcelona, with three new models of The Wall. At ISE this year, Samsung introduced three new versions of The Wall (Model name: IWB) – a modular Micro LED display that will now be available in 0.63 […]

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VuWall To Spotlight PAKTM Video Wall Node, TRx 3.1 Management Software and More at ISE 2022

April 13, 2022

VuWall will spotlight its latest products that allow operators and managers to build robust, modular video walls at booth 3R200 at ISE 2022 in Barcelona. The show will be the first in-person demonstration of VuWall’s new PAKTM Video Wall Node. Visitors can also expect a demonstration of the latest TRx 3.1 management software, managing all the […]

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Next Stop: E4 Anaheim!

March 16, 2022

Almo Professional A/V‘s E4 Experience has returned with four upcoming events that will focus on all things AV! The E4 Experience offers the latest educational opportunities, sessions with top manufacturers and industry pros, demos of the latest technology and so much more. Your next opportunity to experience E4 will be in Anaheim, California, on March […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1089: Samsung’s Digital Signage Is Much More Than Just Signage

February 25, 2022

On this episode of Rants & rAVes, Gary’s guest was Samsung’s director, enterprise retail sales key accounts, Parish Chapman. The two talk about how Samsung has gone well beyond the physical sign to help its clients implement solutions. Examples include building an integrated social media display, some unique kiosk solutions and support for content generation, too. By the […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2022 Edition

February 8, 2022

Welcome to my 22nd annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! I can’t believe I have written this article 22 times. I am beyond humbled by how many of you read this; last year, it was viewed by over 90,000 #AVtweeps. #LOVE ❣️ The bottom line is I love writing this article. It keeps me curious and humble. […]

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DSP Concepts Partners With Samsung To Provide Voice Pre-Processing for Portable Integrated Smart Speaker

January 6, 2022

DSP Concepts announced that it is working with Samsung on a new concept product: Samsung’s “The Freestyle,” a portable screen with an integrated smart speaker. DSP Concepts collaborated with Samsung to provide voice pre-processing to craft a custom solution for The Freestyle based on the TalkTo audio front end technology. TalkTo combines advanced signal processing techniques […]

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22Miles Launches Digital Signage Ready (DSR) Software Portfolio

July 22, 2021

22Miles announced the availability of Digital Signage Ready (DSR), a portfolio of ready-built software and service bundles that allow for quick setup and deployment of digital signage experiences. DSR encompasses entry-level digital and interactive signage software and content management features that are ready-to-customize, ready-to-bundle and ready-to-deploy. The DSR SaaS portfolio consists of a content management […]

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Samsung and SoFi Stadium Reveal Name for NFL Videoboard, ‘The Infinity Screen’

July 21, 2021

Samsung Electronics America and SoFi Stadium formally revealed the new name of the center-hung videoboard at SoFi Stadium — The Infinity Screen by Samsung. According to Samsung, the Infinity Screen not only features the most LEDs ever used in a sports or entertainment venue, but also has the first and only 4K, end-to-end video production […]

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PSNI Global Alliance Awards 2021 Quality Cup Awards to Preferred Vendor Partners

July 13, 2021

PSNI Global Alliance awarded Shure, Biamp, Samsung and Anixter | Wesco its Quality Cup awards for 2021. “During the pandemic challenges of the past year, PSNI’s Preferred Vendor Partners have once again excelled, and these accolades reinforce the incredible work and support they continue to provide to our CSP network around the globe,” said Chris […]

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Samsung Partners with GRUBBRR To Release All-In-One Kiosk, Expands Product Availability

June 30, 2021

Samsung has partnered with GRUBBRR to expand the release of the All-In-One Kiosk. The 24-inch interactive ordering display is deployable in multiple environments but is designed specifically for the “new” restaurant experience. Users will be able to personally order food items at the Kiosk, eliminating the need for cashier services and limiting person-to-person touchpoints. “Samsung […]

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LAVNCH WEEK 4.0: Digital Signage Day Recap

May 27, 2021

Happy LAVNCH WEEK 4.0, AV pros and fans! This is my first time writing (and experiencing) a LAVNCH WEEK, and it’s been exciting, informative and FUN! In Leah’s words, LAVNCH WEEK events are “part digital-event experience, part virtual product-launch stage and part networking hub,” where we take a deep dive into the now and next […]

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Smoothie King Uses Samsung Displays for Faster Service

May 18, 2021

Local owner-operators of Smoothie King franchises have historically relied on using printed menus in lightbox displays — both inside and outside — to present ordering options and deals to customers. But this has become a proven outdated and ineffective process as updating physical menus can often take weeks as franchise operators must send menu revisions […]

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Is OLED About to Trump LCD?

April 26, 2021

I have a half dozen LCD TVs around my house. We have at least 40 LCDs in our office. However, I’ve always wanted an OLED. But, I haven’t been willing to invest — even though I am an image snob. Honestly, I’ve been really happy with the QLED from Samsung. But, let’s be real — […]

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Samsung Highlights XPR-B Solutions at the Virtual International Sign Association Sign Expo 2021

April 7, 2021

Samsung Electronics America Inc. will proudly showcase its XPR-B Solutions at this week’s. International Sign Association’s (ISA) annual Sign Expo. The virtual, immersive trade show experience will take place April 7th through 9th, and attendees can visit the Samsung virtual booth to learn more about the latest in innovative display technologies. The XPR-B series is […]

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If You Haven’t Watched SDVoE LIVE! Yet, You’re Missing Out — Episodes 6 and 7 Recaps Here

March 2, 2021

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST  Episodes 6 and 7 of SDVoE LIVE! packed as much punch as both the debut episodes and mid-season ones. These next two episodes got a little more specific, bringing in additional industry experts and case studies to help better our understanding of SDVoE and AV-over-IP in the context of the […]

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Tampa Bay Stadium Adds New Digital Menu Boards in Time for Super Bowl LV

February 1, 2021

The big game (aka; Super Bowl) might look a little different this year, but it’s not stopping the Tampa Bay stadium from serving up its game day menu. The 66,000-seat stadium plans to welcome 22,000 fans as they witness Tampa Bay face off with Kansas City. As the playing field gets its prime time makeover, […]

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Pearl Media Becomes Exclusive Advertising and Media Partner for “Welcome to Nashville” Downtown Sign

September 30, 2020

They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway but they’re nowhere as crisp or sharp as the new large format LED “Welcome to Nashville” sign that will greet visitors as they descend on Lower Broadway in Downtown Nashville. The screen is just one of a new fifteen (15) screen digital network being installed at […]

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SoFi Stadium Includes World’s Largest 2-Sided LED, Made by Samsung

September 15, 2020

Samsung has been named the official mobile, TV and display partner of Hollywood Park, a 298-acre sports and entertainment destination, inclusive of SoFi Stadium and a 6,000-seat performance venue. Samsung’s outdoor LED products were exclusively used to build SoFi Stadium’s 70,000 square-foot dual-sided, center-hung video board. Moreover, the video board is the first and only […]

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Leon Speakers Announces FrameBar to Accompany Samsung’s The Frame TV

July 21, 2020

Samsung’s “The Frame TV” looks more like an art piece than a TV and many CIs have been wanting to add high-end audio to the installation. Well, Leon Speakers just announced the launch of FrameBar, a discreet, ultra-thin sound bar that was designed to match the width and finish of The Frame TV. FrameBar is […]

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Samsung Announces Range of Back-to-Business Commercial Display Solutions

June 18, 2020

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced a range of commercial display solutions Tuesday to get companies back to business. According to Samsung, the displays focus on the three areas of safety, collaboration and communications. The company worked with partners on display solutions that equip business owners with the tools to operate successfully and efficiently. Access & […]

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Samsung MagicINFO Remote Management keeps QSRs operational

May 6, 2020

With the MagicINFO Remote Management Solution (RMS), Samsung aids restaurant owners and quick service restaurant (QSR) franchisees in meeting their patrons’ ever-changing needs by allowing for remote access to their Samsung OH55F/OH46F outdoor digital displays so they can update settings, troubleshoot and proactively monitor the device. The license offers increased flexibility for employees and property managers so they can […]

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