The Talking Flat Ladies Have Risen From The Dead, And They’re Now “Holograms”

July 13, 2021 by Dave Haynes

It was maybe 10 years ago, perhaps longer, when a few companies started marketing solutions for airports, retail and elsewhere that involved a looped …

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Navori Debuts 2nd-Gen HDMI Stix Player That Does High-Frame Rate 4K But Costs $249

July 6, 2021 by Dave Haynes

Ruggedization seems to be an evolutionary thing in the digital signage sector, with consumer hardware gradually giving way to more industrialized devices with time …

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50-Meter Wide 12K LED Barge Set For Tokyo Oympics Sailing Contests

July 5, 2021 by Dave Haynes

While the content world is still pretty early on the adoption curve for 8K, there is already activity happening and real-world demos of 12K …

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Samsung Launches Its 24″ All-In-One Kiosk And Supporting Software Partner Ecosystem

June 30, 2021 by Dave Haynes

Samsung has started marketing its new all-in-one kiosk beyond the South Korean market, timing the launch with the announcement of a substantial ecosystem of …

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Start-up Monetizes Sidewalk Air Pollution Scrubber Towers For Cityscapes With OOH Ad Faces

June 25, 2021 by Dave Haynes

We’ve seen out of home media companies attach advertising faces to all kinds of things out in public – like transit shelters, pylons and …

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Android Set-Top Box Maker Minix Now Has Player Based On Intel NUC Design

June 1, 2021 by Dave Haynes

If you spend your days sourcing gear for media players, maybe this is not news to you. But I did not know that the …

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Melitron, Axis and ICON Partner On COVID-Driven People Count Kiosk for Retail

May 18, 2021 by Dave Haynes

I don’t get out much lately, so maybe the retail world is overrun with COVID-19 access control technologies and I’d see them if I …

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Display Week: Japan Display Shows Transparent LCD As Variation On COVID Shields

May 17, 2021 by Dave Haynes

Japan Display or JDI – a specialty LCD display manufacturer owned by Sony, Toshiba and Hitachi – had some of the more impressive tech …

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Gartner Forecasts Chip Shortages Will Stretch Well Into 2022

May 14, 2021 by Dave Haynes

The research and analysis firm Gartner is forecasting that the worldwide semiconductor shortage that is hitting most tech industries, including digital signage, will persist …

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BrightSign Adds Cellular Connectivity To Product Line-up

May 12, 2021 by Dave Haynes

Dedicated media player maker BrightSign has taken the interesting step of launching a USB cellular modem with carriers and 4G data plans, to sell …

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LG Touts New Tech That Allows Sports Bar Patrons To Hear Their Game Commentary

May 12, 2021 by Dave Haynes

LG has started marketing tech that allows people in busy, noisy places like sports bars to whip out their smartphones and ear buds and …

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Is Your Digital Signage Business Being Impacted By Global Semiconductor Shortages?

May 7, 2021 by Dave Haynes

I have been hearing, for weeks now, about a shortage of semiconductor microchips – the smarts inside everything from cars to countertop home appliances. …

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