Luxury Hotel Technology Renovation is Secure Enough for the U.N.‘s 67th General Assembly
Designed to increase guest comfort and increase energy efficiency the $30 million renovation of the 154-room West Tower of One UN New York (formerly the UN Millennium Plaza Hotel) implemented touch screen-operated control of various systems in each room. Using Vantage Control’s InFusion control system combined with the company’s ScenePoint Relays and sensors for lighting, thermostat and in-room temperature sensors to coordinate climate control. The touchscreen panels offer five languages through which the hotel’s diverse clientele can operate the interface. The system is fully hardwired for security reasons.
CES 2013: 8 Mobile Products that are Turning Heads
CES 2013 is the talk of the Internet. Check out products from Mozilla Firefox, The Eye Tribe, Sony, Tethercell, Plastic Logic, Intel, HAPIlabs, Parrot and Expect Labs, that will take the mobile device to a new level.
Head-turning Transparent Displays
We're looking forward to what's coming up at Digital Signage Expo 2013 for new technology. Here's a look back at the 2012 Digital Signage Expo (DSE), where vendors and manufacturers were extremely bullish on transparent LCD displays, which showcase animation, including advertising and promotions, over a clear screen.
The Basics: Digital Signage 101
Say goodbye to cardboard and marker signs. A host of digital signs are available to welcome, inform, and help keep safe your employees and visitors. Whether you’re looking for a simple way to provide directions, or a sign that describes a long day’s events in detail, digital signage is the most versatile tool available.
Digital Signage and Mobile Wayfinding — 4 Solutions
Digital signage is always evolving and so is wayfinding technology. One of these developments is mobile wayfinding — where mobile integration lets visitors take digital signage with them. Smartphone or tablet, iPhone or Andriod these platforms take digital signage to the next level of communication. We profile four companies that offer mobile wayfinding for digital signage: Four Winds Interactive, 22MILES, Jibestream Interactive Media, and Here2There Software. Check out the videos of how these work.
What Happens When the Panel in the Middle of Your Video Wall Breaks?
What happens if the panel in the middle goes on the blink? The DS-VW765 Full Service Video Mount allows you to service any panel including the middle panel without needing to disassemble the wall because the mount pulls out from the wall and pivots up, allowing easy access to the back.
Most Head Turning Booth at Digital Signage Expo
Walking past a tall, glass cylindrical, fish tank-like object with a life-size “person” talking from inside — made me do a double take. The product was the DS0616 DynaScan 360° LED, cylindrical video display. I can see this having an impact in a number of different environments. Check out the video.