Turn Your TV into a Touchscreen

Turn Your TV into a Touchscreen

This is pretty cool. I remember a similar device for whiteboards. It used a system of infra-red and ultrasound to know where the pen was and what colour you were using. That was then, this device looks promising. If you have already connected a small PC or android device to use as an semi-smart connection for your screen, then this …

Free Beta Testers

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I have commented previously on the danger of the perceived low barrier to entry into the digital signage world. This has once again reared its head in the South African arena as more and more first timers get involved seeking to make a quick buck. No thought is given to the knock on effect it may have on not just …

Hisense bought Sharp today

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Hisense has purchased Sharp North America for $23.7 million dollars. I know Sharp have been around for a very long time, and produce a range of high end LED displays for the signage market. Hisense on the other hand makes screens for the other end of the market. I wonder how they will fit these two manufacturing specifications together. Sharp …

Digital Signage on the Cheap

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Being involved in Digital Signage on a daily basis has given me valuable insight into some of the lengths idiots will go towards saving money. It seems the perceived barrier to entry for this particular technology is super low. All you need is a screen, any screen, a computer or even better, a crappy little linux box of questionable origin, …

Reaching through the Abyss

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By Peter Muller - iOmedia Digital Signage is an enabler. Because of it's intrinsic ability to deliver engaging and, indeed, eye catching imagery over time, what resides within the mind of the creative can be brought to life relatively easily, so long as there is a will. No other medium can deliver an active experience better. While television is fantastic ...

I Hackz Digital Signage

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As meme culture becomes more pervasive I suppose it’s only natural that they will find their way to digital signage. In fact you may find that a specific form of communication may evolve out of it. That’s assuming these things evolve and aren’t guided by some divine whim.  This particular example is of an information screen at a University that …