Sep 26, 2013

Social Media Trend in Retail Industry

As the lines between physical and online shopping blur, another line is blurring:  between the brand and the consumer.  Equipped with camera phones, shoppers can become spokespeople and advertisers for the brand as they share their favorites with friends on social networks.  At home or on the go, they can pin, share, tweet, and like their preferred brands into prominence.  And using today’s modern analytics tools, brands and retailers can track that influence all the way to the bank.  The savvy retailers are finding they can help this along with active social and mobile campaigns that tie in-store signage and promotions with mass advertising and More…

social media , retail , digital signage

Sep 20, 2013

Data and Video Sources are Proliferating

Larger wall surfaces allow for richer data to be presented and evaluated real-time.  This is why the leading energy companies, telecommunications firms, and a growing number of corporations build control rooms like this one.  This installation illustrates the trend of data and source proliferation.  This larger video wall is hooked to a number of local and remote PC applications, web sources, and more.  Traffic and broadcast control rooms have dozens (if not hundreds) of video feeds that must be processed and accessible at any time.  More and more of those sources are digital (versus analog) and more are IP-based, even the video streams.  What does More…

control room , video wall , displays

Sep 11, 2013

Video Walls Are Wall Coverings

Video walls refer to the idea that you can tile discreet displays together to get a single display surface.  A single canvas if you will to present your data upon.  This wall for instance is made of 12 super narrow bezel LCD panels (with an image to image gap less in the 5 mm range) creating a bright and compelling impact that is more than what can be done with a single display.  And the market is changing quickly. In the past three years alone there has easy been a 50% decrease in the cost of creating a nearly seamless video wall and as the depth, weight, and complexity of deployments fall rapidly with innovations in LCD video wall technology, they More…

video walls , planar , Clarity Matrix , lcd