Tag Archives: displays

What Do Integrators Need to Know about DisplayPort 1.4?

I had a chance to connect recently with Marques Girardelli, manager of electronics platforms at Planar and Leyard for an in-depth discussion on connectivity trends.  We started with the basics: DisplayPort 1.4. Wait a minute. What happened to DisplayPort 1.3? The DisplayPort 1.3 specification was published in 2014, superseding the DisplayPort 1.2 specification from 2009.  New […]

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Wearables and Digital Signage

I have had an iWatch for several months now and have enjoyed using it for messaging notifications, calling an Uber car, making purchases, capturing ideas into Evernote or accessing boarding passes. I have found the health monitoring and alerts uncompelling and the apps too limited, but all in all, it has been a great experiment […]

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One Reason Touch Works

We all know that consumer devices have taught people to touch displays. They are no longer just output devices; they are input devices. And the popularity of large-format touch displays and videowalls is undeniable in the market. And now, we know another benefit of this market adoption: It delivers the message better. Researchers at Neuro-Insight have found […]

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The Known Unknowns

I am asked all the time about the future of display technologies. What is coming next? In responding to this question, I am reminded of a quote from former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, in his book Known and Unknown where he said “There are known knowns. These are the things we know we know. […]

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Three Steps to Engagement

Groups and businesses in retail, museum and other public venues often talk of customer engagement in terms of “attract, engage and connect” (or some variation).  Any physical — or virtual — concept of engagement that seeks to interact with customers and/or visitors goes through this predictable process. It’s useful to look at this as a model of interactive engagement […]

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