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Creating Content: What Professionals Use

14 September 2010

First a quick definition re ‘professional’, I am using it to refer to anyone who creates video for digital signage as a significant part of their employment and has appropriate expertise. Video may be created … [more]

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Content: Video in a Thai Restaurant

10 September 2010

A couple of our blog posts recently have mentioned making video out of still images so I was interested to see this approach being used by two popular local restaurants: First there is the local … [more]

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Displays: Consumer vs Commercial

20 August 2010

There have been a number of blogs and articles recently considering the differences between consumer TV’s and commercial monitors for use in digital signage. Many interesting points have been raised and argued but to jump … [more]

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RS-232 Lives On

8 August 2010

It came as a pleasant surprise recently to see AV professionals commenting in a forum state a preference for commercial monitors with RS-232 over alternative consumer models lacking RS-232. Here at Digital View we have … [more]

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Countertop Digital Polls

27 July 2010

What do your customers think about your product or service?

Was the restaurant to warm/cold/just right? Should there be more accessories available? Was the waiting time too long? Will you return?

It is not difficult to find out the answers – the VideoFlyer is an incredibly cost effective of polling customers and can combine both information gathering and promotion in a single easy to use package:

1) Using any touch screen VideoFlyer (10″ or 15″ display size) or add a button bar to a standard VideoFlyer (10″, 15″ or 21″).

2) Create appropriate videos or still images and organize using DV Studio.

3) Deploy in-store.

4) Collect data.

5) Analyze and report.

In more detail… … [more]

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Content: Progressive or Interlaced video?

24 July 2010

LCD panels are a progressive display technology and even though LCD TV’s may accept interlaced video the electronics inside the display have to convert this to progressive. Interlaced originated in the the dark ages of … [more]

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Digital Signage in Transport – The Screen in NY

22 June 2010

Train station platforms and airports around the world bear testament to the value of digital signage in transport. The attraction is clearly the shear volume of people even if the demographics are broad.

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Creating video – map travel

18 June 2010

Everyone should be familiar with the video technique of traveling across a map used in movies like Indiana Jones and documentaries similar to the example shown here. This can be a great way to start … [more]

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Creating Video From Still Images

16 June 2010

Creating video from still images can be very effective, quick and easy. The various techniques available go well beyond simple slide shows and produce results suitable for retail product promotion, real estate agents and museums … [more]

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Creating Video – Time Lapse & Stop Motion

2 June 2010

Time lapse is that fantastic technique that lets us see plants grow, flowers blooming and clouds move rapidly across the sky, it allows us to see things that otherwise happen too slowly. A similar and … [more]

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SID 2010 – All About Displays

31 May 2010

The Society for Information Displays (SID) held their annual SID conference and exhibition in Seattle, Washington last week. LCD panels have been the star of the show for many years now and this year was … [more]

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