Category Archives: Technology News

The NEC Solutions Showcase

Step into real-life scenarios, enhanced by the technology of the future, yet available today. The NEC Solutions Showcase is not just another exhibition with vendor stands. By collaborating with our partners, NEC presents fully working solutions as you might find in a wide range of daily experiences; at the shops, in the work place, when travelling or enjoying your leisure time.

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ISE roundup: digital signage innovations

Panasonic’s TH-55 AF1 features the Android and HTML5 based OpenPort PLATFORM. This System on a Chip (SoC) solution allows third-party software to be installed without any specific development.

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New standard for object recognition

Interactive Scape (IAS) has announced Capore Plus, a new standard for tangible object recognition. Described as the most effective and reliable tangible object recognition technology currently available, Capore Plus represents an advance on the company’s Capore Basic solution, and is said to be considerably cheaper to implement.

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World’s first true touch-screen see-through window

Seloy Live says it has installed the world’s first ever see-through, touch-screen storefront using the company’s unique ‘Supercharged’ glass, in partnership with the Kalevala Innovation Lab. Integrated into the Kalevala Jewellery flagship store in Helsinki, the SENSE technology window is the first of its kind anywhere in the world as the only storefront to utilise a genuine interactive touch-screen window.

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BrightSign: digital signage workflow in a striking new box

Today, you have many options for putting text, images, video and even interactivity on a digital display. To stay ahead of the pack, the digital signage specialists have to offer something extra to stay ahead.

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Projector values declines outpace volumes

In its latest quarterly Worldwide Projector Market report, Futuresource reveals that the market’s value decline continues to rapidly outpace volume – leading to fears that certain vendors will struggle to maintain a presence in the mainstream market. In Q1 2016 the worldwide projector market declined 3% year on year (YoY) to 1.73m units, with value tumbling three times this pace at 9%, to $1.9 billion

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User adoption case study: N-vest at UBM

In the last issue of AV News, we set out the principles and techniques of User Adoption (UA) measurement and monitoring.

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New video wall displays from eyevis

Eyevis has introduced two new display solutions for permanently installed, modular video walls. The new 55-inch display (EYE-LCD-5500-XSN-LD-FX-700) with a small bezel of only 3.5 mm and a screen brightness of 700 cd/m² provides an alternative to the 500-nit-version for locations with bright ambient light conditions.

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Pointless Meetings

A survey by Sennheiser Communications reveals that the average British worker will sit through 6,240 meetings in their career, a survey has revealed.Researchers found the huge figure is made up of endless internal catch-ups, client meetings and lengthy appraisals with the boss. Of the 2000 workers studied, six in 10 respondents said their boss likes holding a meeting for the sake of it and said most of them are ‘pretty pointless’.

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BOXLIGHT announces touch-based interactive learning software

BOXLIGHT has announced that Oktopus for BOXLIGHT is now to be included with its portfolio of interactive learning and collaboration products.

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