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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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Creating Video For Digital Signage

28 May 2010

‘Digital signage’ covers a very wide of uses of digital media and is definitely not limited to the professional advertising networks that get most of the publicity. For many of these other uses the cost … [more]

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Samsung 43″ Very Wide LCD

12 May 2010

Recently we have been testing Samsung’s 43″ very wide LCD panel. With an aspect ratio of 4:1 and a resolution of 1920×480 this is a great panel for many digital signage applications. For the interface … [more]

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Launch of Screen’s ‘Green Screen’

10 May 2010

In a move that has quickly attracted some well known major digital signage companies the Screen launched the Green Screen initiative at ScreenExpo in London on 5 May 2010. Digital View is a major sponsor … [more]

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Keypad Track Select for ViewStream

28 April 2010

Another novel accessory for the ViewStream is currently being tested, this is a numeric keypad (as pictured) for track selection. It works with the ViewStream’s RS-232 port and can call up JPEG’s or videos using … [more]

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LCD Controllers

Joystick & Slider with Controller

3 January 2010

As a proof of concept for the use of the RS-232 capability on our LCD controllers we recently made a small joystick, slider and button control board for our SVX-1920 controller (see picture), this connects … [more]

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Night-Safe Displays & Night-vision

23 November 2009

Many people associate night-vision with red or green images however when designing a display system that optimizes image detail and preserves a users ability to see in low light other factors are worth considering: Color … [more]

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Buttons or Touchscreen?

8 November 2009

Touchscreens are in fashion, popularized initially by kiosks but most recently by smart-phones led by the Apple iPhone they are also being used for interactive retail media systems. But what about buttons – the humble … [more]

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