LG's 55-inch WV70 Direct LED display can be configured in an up to 15x15 matrix for a total of 225 displays. Because of the display’s slim 5.3mm bezel, LG says the display can be connected to produce a nearly seamless appearance. The display is capable of producing bright 1080p images through the use of LG’s Direct LED backlighting and local dimming capabilities, and its “Shine-out Film” feature deflects ambient light that typically washes out color and brightness. The display also has an auto shutdown mode that protects the display from overheating, and it can be controlled via RS-232 or RJ45-based Ethernet connections.
Google Hangouts Expanded to Reach Corporate Market
Video conferencing feature Google Hangouts now open to users without Google+ accounts, added to existing portfolio of Google Apps for business.
The control system represents the biggest variable in the overall outcome of an integrated AV system. Isn't it time we paid more attention, respect and — let's face it, money — to control system programming?
ESPN Makes Digital Splash with $178 Million SportsCenter Upgrade
Integrator WorldStage upgrades ESPN's SportsCenter digital studio, complete with a video floor, virtual technology, two touchscreens, a 56 LED multi-dimensional monitor wall and the ability to do live and pre-produced segments simultaneously.
Campuses Banking on Emergency Notification, Upgrades
A survey from CI sister publication Campus Safety shows that one in two campus protection professionals say their institutions plan on or are considering deploying new/upgraded emergency alert solutions in the next year.