Taj Mahal Hotel & Casino Lights Up Boardwalk with Video Display
The weather in Atlantic City can be harsh, so you need technology that withstand the elements. The Taj Mahal hotel and casino must maintain its brand despite the coastal environment. That's why the facility was equipped with a Daktronics 10 mm LED video display that measures approximately 12 feet high by 11 feet wide. It features multiple layers of outdoor defense to protect against cold, heat, precipitation, and corrosive salt. View the pictures of this installation.
Extron Releases the FOX T UWP 302 Two-input Fiber-optic Transmitter
Extron Electronics has announced immediate availability of the FOX T UWP 302, a two-input fiber-optic transmitter for long haul transmission of HDCP-compliant HDMI, RGBHV, or HD component video and stereo audio signals over fiber-optic cabling. This Decora-style wall plate transmitter uses all digital technology to provide pixel-for-pixel transmission of images up to 1920x1200, including HDTV 1080p/60.
Cask ‘n Flagon: A Sports Bar on A/V Steroids
The Cask 'n Flagon is a sports bar that takes it A/V series seriously. Instead of a typical line of TVs, the bar has installed 132 TVs. Some of them are different shaped displays like triangles across the site. The customers have access to remotes to change the channel, and two of which (Nickelodeon and the Cartoon Network) are for the smaller sports fans. See how this sports bar provides entertainment for all.
Hospitality TechDecisions Guide to 30 Full-sized Line Arrays for 2013
New Full-sized Line Arrays 2013: If you are considering installing a full size line array speaker system, before you make any final decisions please carefully consider this information and review the accompanying slideshow for the many options available. Additionally you should seriously take into account the numerous variations in both size and configurations offered. (More information on these related products can be found in the following roundups previously published on the TechDecisions websites.)
The Promise of AVB - Is it Real? The Standard and the Products
Audio Video Bridging (AVB) is a new standard developed by AVnu Alliance, a group of heavy hitting networking and A/V companies. It promises to make possible the transfer of digital audio and video data through one Ethernet port. While manufacturers are starting to produce products, it is slow going, but AVB’s promise is garnering attention.
Projection Trends: Edge-Blending
Now multiple projectors with high lumens allow you to choose a massive screen and project complex large-sized images. The latest techniques and technologies from Christie, Barco and DPI all make such projections simple.