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Aug 15, 2019

Reaching the 21st Century Student with Display Technology

Every year, colleges, universities and trade schools face the challenge of recruiting a new class of students. This means finding creative and effective ways to connect with a new batch of college-aged learners, who may think differently than those who came before. As prospective students look for the right institution to invest in for their future, universities must increase their appeal to meet enrollment goals.  Younger generations entering college have grown up in a digital world. To better reach these increasingly tech-savvy students, more universities are turning to the tools that these young people already understand. An expanding approach More…
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Apr 27, 2017

What questions should customers be asking their display vendors?

We had a chance to connect recently with Marques Girardelli, our manager of electronics platforms at Planar and Leyard and I asked him “What should customers be asking their integrators and display vendors?” and here were some of the ideas that topped his list. These are all great questions that will help you specify the right display for your next project. Rather than just asking about HDMI 2.0 support, ask about what features are supported What is the max resolution? What color sub-sampling rates are supported, and at what resolutions? What color depth is supported? Is HDCP 2.2 supported? On which connectors? What are the max cable More…
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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…