Big Oops: Windows Error On DOOH Screen At NYC World Trade-Fulton Concourse

February 9, 2023 by Dave Haynes

A reader passed along this visual reminder about the risks of using consumer operating systems on digital signage jobs. This is a big video …

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London Underground Projection Markets Windows Errors

March 16, 2022 by Dave Haynes

As relayed by a reader: A reminder for screen network operators – if reminding is needed – that shit happens. This is on the …

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Why Edit A Menu Board With Software When You Can Use Painter’s Tape?

November 22, 2021 by Dave Haynes

Charles Lewis of the specialty display company Palmer Digital Group has an amazing post up on Linkedin showing what can happen when a local …

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Giant BSOD Greets Motorists On Sydney Highway

June 24, 2021 by Dave Haynes

There’s always another one, so I am not validating the Linkedin speculation that this is the world’s biggest Blue Screen Of Death, but it …

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Pro Tip: Secure LED Video Wall To Wall, Floor … Or, Ummm, Something. Or This Happens …

March 10, 2021 by Dave Haynes

This is the broadcast set for ESPN’s football coverage in Colombia, and part of the visual sizzle is an LED video wall. As the …

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Food Court Vendor Uses Tape, Paper And Scissors to Update Digital Menu Displays

December 30, 2019 by Dave Haynes

Every so often I will get an email and pix from a reader who has spotted a food concession – usually – that has …

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Who Needs Departures And Track Assignments When You Can Get IP Addresses?

December 11, 2019 by Dave Haynes

UPDATE – The service provider says this screen was intentional and the board was being tested, with a launch day set for Dec. 18. …

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More Trouble With Timmie’s Menu Boards

November 13, 2019 by Dave Haynes

A reader sent along this photo shot this morning while on the way to work in the pedestrian walkway system that runs below street …

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Pizza Outlet Fails To Launch Its Digital Signage

November 1, 2019 by Dave Haynes

Stuff fails. Connectors work loose. Software hangs. It all happens. But this is still pretty bad. An industry friend sent along this image from …

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Paper And Tape Are Not The Ideal Tools For Updating A Digital Menu Display

August 15, 2019 by Dave Haynes

This is amazing(ly) bad – a digital menu display that has updated prices for food platters printed out, cut to size, and then taped …

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Debacle On 34th Street: One Very Big, Very Out Fine Pitch LED

June 20, 2019 by Dave Haynes

This is the Footlocker store on 34th Street in New York, across from Macy’s. An industry colleague sent me a photo showing the huge …

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Big Oops! Huge LED Wall In Ruins At Mandalay Bay’s Arena

May 13, 2019 by Dave Haynes

There are endless theories, it seems, as to what happened – but what is without question is that the other day, an LED wall …

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