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Weekly Reading: An Apparent Apple #Fail in Live Events

Have you heard? Inclusion in Weekly Reading does not imply an endorsement of the specific views or solutions described on those pages. Really, it’s just food for thought. What have you been reading lately? Something about a new Apple phone thingy? Maybe something about something you wear on your wrist? Yeah, us too. First person to share their […]

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Weekly Reading: Virtual Frogs

Welcome to a new feature of the All Voices Blog: All the tech news that’s interesting to me (and hopefully you). As anyone in our industry knows, it’s no longer all-AV, all-the-time. Tech comes at us from a variety of vectors and, increasingly, AV professionals must deal with it, incorporate it, or — at the […]

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Top Four Reasons Why the Time is Right for 4K Digital Signage

When Planar launched the Planar UltraRes Series line of 4K displays at the Digital Signage Expo 2013, we knew we were ahead of the curve. Most of our customers utilizing “beyond HD” content were using it for professional applications in control rooms or corporate settings, not public venue digital signage. Still, we believed the time […]

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Three Reasons Ruggedness Matters

You can no longer walk through a shopping mall, airport or museum without seeing video screens and digital signage technology on display. It is no surprise that industry analysts continue to predict double-digit growth in the digital signage market, and that industry events are attracting widespread attention. We require so much more of public displays […]

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The Future of Digital Signage is Touch and Here’s Why

An interesting thing is happening in the display industry: displays are quickly evolving from passive monitors into interactive touch devices. Smart phones and tablets are training us to touch displays. Years ago in the kiosk business, Planar’s customers had to design gimmicks such as attract loops to get visitors to touch displays. Now, everyone assumes […]

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