Tag Archives: sustainability

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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AV System Integrators Can Save Us from Dumb Buildings While Saving Themselves

Smart buildings aren’t the future; they’re already here, even if the audiovisual industry hasn’t recognized it. The industry seems hesitant to embrace smart buildings as the next evolution of their business model. That’s okay, not everyone needs to join the parade. But I submit that the AV industry’s future is now and some of you […]

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3 Reasons Digital Signage is Growing

It is easy to see that digital signage has gone mainstream.  The market is growing by over 35 percent and industry experts expect more than 22 million digital signs to be deployed by 2015. That’s one digital display installed every 3.5 seconds. The growth of digital signage is no surprise considering the many benefits it delivers.  To […]

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Rise of the Machines

Building owners are reaping the benefits from new advances in machine-to-machine (M2M) communication and technologies. These advances offer greater situational awareness, demand response and operational efficiency over a unified IP network. The tools available within the audiovisual (AV) and information and communications technologies (ICT) industries are mature enough to contribute to managing these systems, increasing […]

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