Ask the experts: What's the state of play for 4K?

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To revive an old standard recurring feature here on Digital Signage Today, we're going straight to the horse's mouth. We're going to get industry leaders to comment on one question that's particularly newsworthy or buzzworthy facing the digital signage industry, and we're starting it off this month with a look at 4K.

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Entry-level and high-end converging to propel the digital signage market into 2015

2014 was the year of 4K, and 2015 will see the two extremes of the digital signage market driving new growth, industry CEO says.

'The Night Watch' comes to life on digital signage

Dutch telecom KPN took animated versions of famous Dutch paintings to interactive displays around the Netherlands to celebrate a record first year for the newly renovated Rijksmuseum.

Arrow adds Seneca to quiver, taking aim at digital signage?

Global tech distributor picks up U.S.-based computer manufacturer, strengthening its digital signage footprint.

5 for 5: Key takeaways from September's top 5 stories

Here are five key lessons gleaned from the five digital signage stories readers found most interesting in September.

Product overview: Planar's Simplicity displays with built-in media playback

Another digital signage display provider is removing the media player from the equation for basic deployments.

5 keys to picking the right media player

An industry CTO looks at picking the right digital signage media player for the right deployment and marketing needs.

Digital signage: Leaping beyond the screen

In the digital signage industry, we are masters at creating jaw-dropping visuals. Video walls, custom-shaped screens and video columns show how we continue to push the bounds of what is possible with modern digital signage.

Product review: Logic Supply's NUC-based digital signage media player

Logic Supply has a new version of the Intel NUC platform intended for the embedded market, digital signage and kiosks.

Product review: Navori's new Android-based pico player for digital signage

Navori CEO says new player is basically an Android smartphone that uses a digital signage display for its screen.

In digital signage, the demand for rich content is king

It's been quite a start to the new year. We've talked extensively with customers, partners and fellow vendors first at ISE in Amsterdam, and most recently at DSE in Las Vegas.

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AOPEN, Signagelive partner for retail digital signage

Cross-platform digital signage solutions manufacturer AOPEN and cloud-based digital signage technology supplier Signagelive are partnering to develop digital signage solutions for retail, the companies announced today.

BroadSign intros second digital signage 'smart player'

BroadSign International LLC is launching its second hardware product, BroadSign Xpress Pro, the company announced today.

Manhattan art school and gallery puts digital signage on the easel

A Manhattan art school and gallery has opted for industrial digital media players from Videotel for its digital signage needs, according to an announcement from Videotel.

Shuttle, NoviSign intro low-cost digital signage bundle, to exhibit at DSE15

Small-form-factor computer provider and SaaS digital signage software provider today announced their digital signage bundle designed to make creative, interactive digital signage simple and easy to use.

SignStix inks new M2M partnership for real-time digital signage, also to exhibit at London Retail Design Expo

U.K.-based digital signage provider joining forces with M2M and data communications specialist Adey Electronics to provide "a completely secure digital signage solution with unrivaled industrial connectivity, speed and flexibility." Also to exhibit at London's Retail Design Expo.

Argo, 'first of its kind' Windows-based micro player, set to launch

Company introduces thumb-sized digital media player for digital signage applications that it says is the first to feature a Windows Operating System.

Videotel set to exhibit for first time at Digital Signage Expo 2015

Digital signage solution provider Videotel announced it will be taking advantage of the opportunity to exhibit its product line, including its digital signage players, at this year's event in March in Las Vegas.

ISE15 to be first showing of BrightSign's new digital signage player portfolio

Updated XD and HD players, 4K players and featured LS line of low-cost players to be exhibited for first time.

AV company opts for Videotel digital signage players

Assurance Media picks up Videotel's industrial digital signage media player to enhance the performance of its audio/visual systems.

Malaysian gov't development firm deploys video wall to promote projects

1Malaysia Development Berhad, a strategic development company wholly owned by the Malaysian government, recently deployed a digital signage video wall to help promote development projects in energy, real estate, tourism and agribusiness, according to an announcement from digital signage provider DT Research.

Keywest Technology intros 6-channel digital signage video wall player

Multihead player supports up to six 1080p channels, providing a total resolution of 11,520 x 6,480 pixels, giving it the ability to create video walls using thin-bezel LCD screens.

Philips intros OPS-compliant HDBaseT receiver for digital signage

Component simplifies deployment and cabling configuration on applications that have physical location limitations, company says.

Digital signage player provider BrightSign overhauls entire lineup

Digital signage media player provider updates existing HD and XD lines, ships new 4K players, unveils new LS line of low-cost players.

Shuttle now shipping new digital signage player

Intel-powered media player can drive three 1080p displays, 4K ads and video content.

Videotel industrial digital signage media players picked by AV distributor for health facilities nationwide

Horton TV has chosen Videotel's HD2600 UL-approved, medical-grade DVD player for its nationwide health care clients in need of looping video content in hospitals, maternity wards, pediatric offices and cancer treatment centers.

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