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East Baton Rouge Metro Council Board Has High-Tech LED Nameplates

Proof that LED displays are everywhere is found at East Baton Rouge Metro Council Board where NanoLumens ENGAGE Series LED displays serve as councilors’ nameplates.

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East Baton Rouge Metro Council Board Has High-Tech LED Nameplates

East Baton Rouge Metro Council featuring LED nameplates

We’ve argued that LED displays are everywhere, and they truly are. Case in point: At Louisiana’s East Baton Rouge Metro Council Board the councilors’ nameplates are NanoLumens ENGAGE Series LED displays.

It’s a departure for NanoLumens which has made a name for itself with large, dynamic LED display signage often found in airports and high-profile retail settings.

In a press release, however, the LED display maker points out that “no request is ever too big — or too small.”

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Story Behind the East Baton Rouge Metro Council project (via press release):

When the East Baton Rouge, Louisiana Metro Council finished a long overdue remodel of their chambers, a project done by Grace Hebert Architects, they were looking to add a fitting touch to the dais its board members sit at for their meetings – a way to uniquely and clearly identify council members.

Patrick Meek of local Baton Rouge AV integrator Technical Services Group (TSG) immediately turned to NanoLumens for a solution that added a very modern and effective way to replace the old nameplates that traditionally sat in front of council members.

Meek installed sixteen 2.95” x 11.8” 1.87mm NanoLumens ENGAGE Series displays into the front of the dais, positioned directly below where each board member sits.

“NanoLumens fulfills custom display requests better than anyone and when the Baton Rouge Metro Council came to me with this nameplate request I knew they would produce exactly what we were looking for,” Meek explained.

“The council had just finished a renovation of their chambers and they wanted new, non-static nameplates for each member that would match the renovation and show up better for TV viewers.”

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A unique LED display project (via press release):

As part of the finished installed solution, NanoLumens designed the custom back boxes for the NanoLumens ENGAGE displays. The back boxes enhance the appearance of each display, resulting in a clear image for the audience and for broadcast that clearly identifies each board member.

“The old static nameplates made it almost impossible to identify the board member if you weren’t sitting up close to the dais, and completely impossible to see the names on TV,” Meek continued.

“The 1.87mm pixel pitch of the NanoLumens displays are so clear and bright you can easily identify who is speaking as well as the district they represent. On camera, they look phenomenal.”

Meek added that the module resolution for each display is 40×160 for a total of 6,400 pixels and the image each produces is crystal clear.

Yet another advantage of the NanoLumens display solution is the ability to quickly and easily swap out council member information within the displays and update the board’s make-up whenever necessary.

Meek, as well as the East Baton Rouge Metro Council, also gave high marks for the display’s ability to be front serviced, as a simple touch of the front panel pops out each display for both technical service and content change. And NanoLumens’ six-year Nixel™ to Pixel warranty backs the display all the way down to the individual LED.

“This is all part of partnering with NanoLumens as they are the only manufacturer we’ve dealt with that handles every request with a ‘no problem’ attitude,” Meek concluded.

“No one matches NanoLumens when it comes to handling custom display jobs. They take an idea and create something that consistently exceeds expectations. They make your idea come to life.”

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