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Signagelive Offers “Dramatic” Cost Savings

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Signagelive has rolled out 42 Samsung Smart Signage screens to the StubHub Center stadium in California. Samsung’s 55″ DM55D screens, with 1920 x 1080 resolution and 450 cd/m

Tags:Digital Signage| Large Display Monitor| Smart Digital Signage| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 42| Volume 21

Google Removes Nexus Player Over FCC Approval

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Google’s Nexus Player (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 41) Android TV product went on sale earlier this month, but has since been removed from the online store. Google said that the device has not …

Tags:Google| Large Display Monitor| Media Players| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 42| Volume 21

One Media Delivers to Moving Mobiles

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One Media will unveil a ‘next-generation’ broadcast transmission standard next month; the result of work between Coherent Logix and Sinclair Broadcast Group. The company will show how its platform, designed for US broadcasters, can …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Terrestrial (DTT)| UltraHD| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 42| Volume 21

Efficient STBs Save Americans Almost $170 Million

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Around $168 million in energy bills has been saved by American consumers using energy-efficient set-top boxes, according to a new report (the Voluntary Agreement for Ongoing Improvement to the Energy Efficiency of Set-Top Boxes …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Power Consumption| STBs| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 35| Volume 21

Samsung Validated by US Security

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Samsung is celebrating a win in the USA, as its devices have been cleared for use in handling classified information by government officials. Nine devices with the company’s Knox security software – including the …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Security| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 42| Volume 21

Epson Leads US Projector Sales in July

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PMA Research has announced the top-selling projectors in the USA in July. The company divides the results into three categories: ‘pico and personal’; ‘mainstream’; and ‘high end’. Aaxa manufactured three of the pico and …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| PMA Research| Projectors| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 35| Volume 21

USA Drive-Ins Hopes to Revitalise American Tradition With NEC

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USA Drive-Ins has chosen to exclusively use NEC projectors at its new drive-in cinema locations. NEC’s NC3200S and NC3240S projectors will be used in both the ‘traditional’ locations, set for completion next year, and …

Tags:Back Panel| Cinema Projection| Large Display Monitor| NEC| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 43| Volume 21

Christie Names New Home Entertainment Director

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Christie has announced that George Walter has joined the company in the role of director, home entertainment, reporting to Tony Barton, senior director, Americas Sales. Walter most recently served as VP of home cinema …

Tags:Christie| Large Display Monitor| People| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 36| Volume 21

FCC Halts US ‘Super-Mergers’

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Significant acquisition deals in the USA have been put on hold by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The organisation has stopped its 180-day review schedules for the mergers of AT&T and DirecTV, and Comcast …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 43| Volume 21

NPD Predicts 39% Streaming Media Penetration

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6 million US homes purchased streaming media players between Q2’13 and Q2’14, according to The NPD Group. The figure means that 17% of US internet households now have such a device. The NPD Group …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Media Players| NPD DisplaySearch| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 37| Volume 21

Comcast Video Losses Slow

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Comcast lost 81,000 video customers QoQ in Q3’14. The company ended the quarter with 22.3 million video customers, which represented a fall of 155,000 YoY – although this was a 36% improvement on losses …

Tags:Cable| Comcast| Large Display Monitor| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 43| Volume 21

Pay-TV Has Declined Since USA’s Digital Switch

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About 84% of US households take some form of pay-TV service, according to the Leichtman Research Group (LRG). While the number of subscribers has remained fairly flat since 2010, the number of households has …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| Pay TV| USA| Vol 21 - Issue 37| Volume 21