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Here’s to Whiskey and System Programming Blending Perfectly
Garrison Brothers Distillery, the oldest legal maker of whiskey in Texas, upgrades its AV to improve its tasting and touring experience. The challenge was weaving in ELAN automation, Samsung displays and Apple TVs into an old-fashioned barn-like structure.

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Elo’s New 55-Inch 4K Signage Display Feels Like a Tablet
The interactive touchscreen signage display by Elo features 10-touch infrared capability, optional integrated computer...
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Sharp Staying in Commercial TV Business
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Macy’s Uses Interactivity, Customization to Expand Reach to Millennials
Interactive digital experiences help legendary retailer connect with customers of all ages in flagship Herald Square location.

Extron Introduces SoundField XD Two-Way Ceiling Speaker
AV’s first UL 2043 listed composite speaker enclosure meets UL’s requirements for smoke and heat release.

Barix Introducing Audio Signage Upgrade for Digital Signage at ISE
Barix’s free downloadable Audio Signage firmware update supports multi-channel audio tracks for digital signage to mobile phones – without the need for a PC.

Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas Now More Pleasing to the Ears
Viva Vision canopy show gets concert-quality, 550,000-watt audio upgrade, making Old Town area of Las Vegas perfect spot for CES 2017 attendees to blow off steam.

World’s First Connected Screen Wall Bound to Make Waves in Retail Market
Think&Go will reveal the world’s first connected screen wall, which aims to reduce queuing and boasts powerful drive-to store capability, at CES 2017.

Why Crowds are Falling in Love with Revlon’s Times Square Video Board
The Daktronics-manufactured 36-foot-high by 85-foot-wide LED billboard features high-resolution 10-millimeter line spacing and an interactive ‘Kiss’ crowd camera that entertains Times Square audiences.

DynaScan In-Window Video Wall Keeps Selfridges’ Customers Merry & Stays Bright
Selfridges employed systems integrator Freehand to install DynaScan LCD video wall screens to ensure its in-window video wall display stayed bright and clear for customers' viewing, even when facing the sun.

ViewSonic’s 3 New Displays Include Digital Signage Players and More
ViewSonic is launching a series of commercial displays with integrated media players, thin industrial design and connectivity options such as HDMI, DVI and DisplayPort. The CDM Series features 43-, 49- and 55-inch displays with all-in-one functionality for easy public digital signage applications.

How to Use Digital Signage to Increase Customer Loyalty
When delivering digital signage solutions, it's important to consider how information is designed and presented in order to bring consumers into the brand’s experience and increase customer loyalty.

Barneys New York Spreads Holiday Cheer with Christie Window Displays
Windows at Barneys flagship Chelsea location and downtown Manhattan feature exclusive installations from Nick Cave, Rob Pruitt, Studio Job, Ebony G. Patterson and South Park



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Great article, Tom!
Sensory is a great company with smart leaders!

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Phil, you are making an important position. 

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