Safe Zone: Using digital signage for public safety

Public transit remains a very safe form of travel, yet transit agencies must stay alert to the potential hazards and investigate new ways to prevent or detect them. Digital signage can help enhance transportation security and alert passengers to safety information in a faster, more streamlined way than static signage can.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: NEC Display Solutions




Will LED Displays Kill LCD Video Walls?

Although LED display performance may be getting on par with that of LCD screens, the death of the LCD may be exaggerated.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Peerless-AV




Controlling Brightness of LED Displays

Although one of the main features of a fine-pitch LED display is high brightness, there may be situations where a deployer wishes to control that brightness. New technologies are making that process easy without a loss of image quality.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Macroblock, Inc.


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Digital signage 5 for 5: August 2017 edition

August's top stories really hit readers in the stomach, with topics ranging from the basics of menu boards to viral videos at the bar. One story in particular examined if digital signage is finally taking over drive thru menus, while others examined LED technology.

3 ways to predict screen reliability

When consumers purchase big ticket items such as cars, they typically do their research to find out how reliable they are. With LED screens, it can be a bit more difficult. Luckily, there is a handy tool called Mean Time Between Failures that can be used to measure a screen's reliability based on a few traits.

3 keys to a successful LED installation

The ongoing LED industry evolution also provides challenges for business decision-makers who are either new to the space or long past their last display update. Three enhancements in particular can make a significant difference in optimizing content for brilliance, precision and expanded engagement.

Designing a reliable future for Ultra-Fine-Pitch LED

While the display performance design and implementation of Ultra-Fine-Pitch is now competitive, there is significant work ahead for manufacturers to realize the vast market potential of these displays.

Top 5 digital signage technology 'must haves' for 2017

As important as the placement of screens and creation of dynamic content are in the effectiveness and success of in-store digital signage, technology is still the main driver in this industry. Here are the five technologies to keep in mind when discussing the creation of and operational efficiency of a digital signage system.

How outdoor digital signage can last the winter

Overlooking the smallest detail can have a devastating impact on your digital signage investment, especially when it is being exposed to winter weather. There are a number of considerations to make that will allow your outdoor kiosk or display to survive.

What to expect at Digital Signage Expo 2017

On Mar. 28-31, the Digital Signage Expo will be touching down at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The show is expanding this year, with new education programs, exhibitors and a central interactive gathering place.

3 questions on digital signage in 2017

With 2017 upon us, we must consider key questions on what's on the horizon for digital signage. What will be the biggest hardware innovation? Will 4K reach the tipping point? Where is content management headed?

Digital disruption raising expectations of the automotive industry

The automotive industry is undergoing an era of digital disruption. Static signs and posters simply do not captivate an audience anymore. Digital signage, however, can keep car customers engaged.

Improvements in outdoor digital signage, menu boards

There have been several significant improvements recently in outdoor LCD displays used for digital signage and menu boards.

Is outdoor digital signage eco-friendly?

Is digital signage eco-friendly? This is the wrong question to ask. Compared to print-based advertising, outdoor digital signage is much more green. A better question to ask is: Would outdoor digital signage improve upon my current environmental footprint compared to my print advertising methods?

August's Top 5 digital signage headlines

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

Promotion and performance: Stories from the digital billboard revolution

For those of us in the digital display business, it's easy to understand why things like dynamic and conditional content are revolutionizing the outdoor advertising industry.

What's new in digital signage and how has social media made an impact?

Digital signage has evolved into an interactive and personalized form of communication. It often proves to be the vital link for retailers to connect with their customers on a personal level.

Store display 101: Tips, best practices, do’s and don’ts

The retail sector has come a long way from the days of the cheesy cardboard cutout display standing near a pile of products or welcoming customers to a new store selection.

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Advances in Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology make high-definition video possible at extremely large screen sizes. LED signs and displays can be seen in Times Square, on the Vegas strip, and in sporting venues around the world.

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