LED Display Maker Watchfire Bulks Up Sports Capabilities Via Spectrum Scoreboards Acquisition

March 13, 2023 by Dave Haynes

LED display manufacturer Watchfire has bulked up its capabilities in the live sports market via the acquisition of Spectrum Scoreboards, giving Watchfire what it …

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Watchfire Lists LED Displays With Local U.S. Government Purchasing Cooperative

January 10, 2023 by Dave Haynes

The Illinois-based LED display manufacturer Watchfire has announced an interesting little deal with a cooperative that simplifies and streamlines purchasing for a lot of …

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PE-Backed LED Display Maker Watchfire Signs Makes Its First Industry Acquisition

October 24, 2022 by Dave Haynes

Large-format LED display maker Watchfire Signs has made its first acquisition since its own purchase earlier in the year – with the now private …

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LED Display Manufacturer Watchfire Signs Acquired By Private Equity Giant

July 26, 2022 by Dave Haynes

The LED display firm Watchfire Signs has been acquired by a deep-pocketed private equity firm, though no deal terms or intentions were announced. The …

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Here Are Two More Jobs Showing How LED Video Walls Are Now Mainstream Tech

June 28, 2022 by Dave Haynes

I have been writing for the last couple of years about how direct view LED is now a mainstream technology that is no longer …

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Updated 1,500-Foot Fremont Street LED Canopy Now Live In Las Vegas

November 21, 2019 by Dave Haynes

Danville, Ill.-based LED manufacturer Watchfire Signs says work is now complete on what is touted as the world’s largest single video screen, a renovated Fremont Street …

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Viva Vision In Vegas – World’s Biggest LED Display – Starts Getting Facelift

April 26, 2019 by Dave Haynes

Anyone who’s been to Las Vegas a few times has probably, at some point, visited Fremont Street – the old school, downtown part of …

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Watchfire Raises Warning Of FCC Issues With Low-Cost Asian-Made LED Digital Signs

May 2, 2017 by Dave Haynes

Via Billboard Insider Danville, Illinois-based outdoor LED sign-maker Watchfire is raising warnings to prospective buyers about what it says are the risks of buying lower-cost LED …

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LED Signmaker Watchfire Acquires Digital Signage SoftwareCo Aerva

July 14, 2015 by Dave Haynes

LED signmaker Watchfire Signs has acquired digital signage software firm Aerva, in a deal that closed early this month. Based in Danville, Illionois – …

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