FWI rolls out 'nation's first' digital signage carpet in new HQ

Visual communications solutions firm Four Winds Interactive announced it is now home to the United States' first digital carpet — a new technology that turns a building's floor into a dynamic information display designed to help workplaces become more efficient, creative environments.


7 steps to digital signage success

Digital signage end-users know that the implementation process can be arduous; it's time to understand why that is and what they can do about it.

The digital signage evolution of 'techorating'

Decorating with technology such as digital signage, also known as 'techorating,' is fast becoming a go-to feature of public spaces and commercial interiors.

Ask the experts: What are the pros and cons of video walls vs. large-format displays?

For this month's 'Ask the experts' feature, we asked Andy Clipsham, senior product manager, global market solutions, for digital signage display provider Christie, to talk about the pros and cons of video walls vs. large-format displays.

Quoting the matrix: A guide to understanding LED digital signage

Contractors know that a two-by-four is usually smaller than its name would indicate, still, as an industry standard consumers know what to expect. Unfortunately, in the LED sign industry there is no uniform, standard size for sign modules.

Is the digital signage media player close to extinction?

Life as a digital signage media player may feel like a vulnerable place right now with System-on-Chip devices maturing on the market and gaining traction every day. But does that mean there's an asteroid headed the media player's way?

Ask the experts: Have digital menu boards reached critical mass?

Digital signage is becoming increasingly common in both quick service and fast casual restaurants, so for this month's "Ask the experts" feature, we asked Jeff Pinc, director of food services for Panasonic, 'Have digital menu boards reached critical mass?'

The DST Top 5: August's top digital signage headlines

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles and blog posts on Digital Signage Today in August, recapping the biggest news headlines of the month.

Ask the experts: What's the latest in digital signage displays?

We asked a few digital signage display experts for their take on what's new in display technology. 'What,' we asked them, 'is the newest tech changing the face of digital signage displays?' or 'What makes the digital signage displays of today stand out from those of even a year or so ago?'

Digital signage sends 'call of the wild' at the Empire State Building

Projection tech digital signage lit up the Empire State Building in New York City this past weekend, projecting digital light images of endangered species onto the building in an event intended to call attention to the creatures' plight.

Digital signage hits the road to save lives

Digital signage display technology from Samsung recently was used in a prototype "Safety Truck" aimed at preventing traffic accidents and fatalities from drivers trying to overtake and pass semitractor-trailers.

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Helsinki shopping mall hangs new LED video wall

Matrox Graphics Inc. today announced the Kamppi Center shopping mall in Helsinki has upgraded its digital signage installation with a 14.4-meter-high LED screen powered by Matrox Mura MPX Series video wall capture and display cards.

Home of the New England Patriots engaging fans with digital signage

As part of a technology upgrade, the Kraft Group, the family-owned enterprise that owns Gillette Stadium and the New England Patriots recently turned to LED visualization solutions manufacturer NanoLumens to install seven NanoSlim LED digital signage solutions.

LG unveils 'world's largest' OLED display video wall at South Korean airport

Digital signage display manufacturer LG Electronics unveiled OLED digital signage video walls that it says are "two of the largest OLED display in the world" at South Korea's Incheon International Airport.

New digital signage solution aims to open more cooler doors

Real Digital Media, provider of the enterprise-class NEOCAST digital signage platform, and Anthony, a Dover Company, today introduced the iDOOR, a merchandising solution that incorporates a media player and transparent LCD embedded within cooler or freezer doors to play full-motion video at the point of purchase.

Christie lures in Allure

Christie announced it acquired engagement and transaction technologies provider Allure Global Solutions, as well as all of its products and services. The firm is headquartered in Atlanta, and will operate as 'Allure, a Christie Company.'

Ricoh unleashes extra-bright projectors

IT company Ricoh has announced the launch of what the company is calling, 'Its brightest projectors to date.'

Touch sensors craft multimedia experience at South American stores

Moviestar, a communications networked owned by Telefonica in South America, is rolling out new touch sensors to craft more exciting and interactive experiences at stores and kiosks.

Digital redesign debuts at Primark store in Madrid

Squire, a U.K.-based creative content studio, and Dalziel & Pow, an independent agency that represents brands worldwide, recently announced that they partnered to bring what the companies call an innovative digital installation.

Screenhub offers free content management system for digital signage

In addition to being compatible with any synchronous digital display, making it ideal for indoor and outdoor LED displays, it can also be implemented on plasma screens and LCD panels.

Planar sponsoring OLED digital signage design competition

Planar Systems Inc. is sponsoring the first-ever Organic Light Emitting Diode transparent display design competition, created to stimulate innovative uses of this new display technology.

Cloud-based platform turns 80-inch touchscreens into giant iPads

Mac users can now create tablet-type content and sync it with 80-inch digital signage displays from Sharp.

Planar intros LookThru OLED digital signage display technology

Display and digital signage technology provider Planar Systems Inc. debuts the Planar LookThru OLED transparent display at the Xlab 2015 Conference presented by the Society for Experiential Graphic Design.

'World's largest transparent video wall' showing at VISCOM15

Centralized display software company Userful and transparent digital signage display provider WG Electronics have formed a partnership to deliver high-end transparent video wall solutions, according to a joint announcement.

US digital signage firm moving into UK, UAE markets

New Mexico-based Ideum, maker of multitouch tables and touch walls, announces a new and expanded partnership with London- and Dubai-based 2point0 Concepts.

Toronto's SkyWay lands LED digital signage

IMA Outdoor, a Canadian provider of indoor out-of-home advertising solutions, partnered with U.S.-based LED visualization solutions provider NanoLumens to create two modern advertising platforms in Toronto's famous SkyWalk pedestrian walkway.

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