display alliance news 7.22.2010
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Chris Sava

More shout-outs from display industry experts.
Jin Kim of DisplayBlog has recently begun posting articles on Display Alliance. Jin’s extensive knowledge of the display industry is due, he says, to his expe­ri­ences at LG.Philips LCD (now LG Display), a really big dis­play man­u­fac­turer, and at DisplaySearch, a mar­ket research firm. In jin’s short time posting with us, he says he has seen positive results. We’re happy to have him on board. His article’s on the display industry offer us remarkable value, which we eat right up. Thanks for the shout-out on DisplayBlog Jin!

7 reasons why you need a commercial grade display for your digital signage project.
Trent Semler of Noventri illuminates the key diffferences between a consumer grade television and a commercial grade display. If you are shopping the market for a consumer grade television to use for digital signage, we recommend you read this article.

Juniper Systems, Inc. introduces the Mesa Rugged Notepad™
Unique to the Mesa is its one-of-a-kind Juniper Systems home screen. This customizable home screen puts the most-used device functions in a finger-friendly on-screen dashboard. Features include user-defined shortcuts and 11 screen gadgets for controlling wireless connections, GPS, texting, email, calendar, and power functions. Read the full press release here.

Digital Signage Statistics: Streaming Opportunity.
Digital Signage have 47.7 per cent effectiveness on brand awareness, increase the average purchase amount by 29.5 percent, create a 31.8 per cent upswing in overall sales volume, generates 32.8 percent growth in repeat buyers and pull in 32.8 per cent more store traffic ( Source: InfoTrends) Read the full article here.

Marketers should wake up to the potential of mobile.
Marketing messages can reach mobile users in a variety of ways: text messaging, search advertising, ads within applications, and video (streaming and on-demand). This range of options means that marketers can tailor the delivery medium to each particular kind of branding message or call-to-action. Read the full article here.

Strong iPad, iPhone demand causing tight touch panel supply.
The sources said suppliers are now trying to increase output by improving yield rates. They are also expanding their production lines, with the new capacities expected to go online at the end of third quarter and in the fourth quarter, the sources said, adding that their overall capacities will still not be sufficient to satisfy all demand, market sources added. Read the full article here, at Digitmes Display.

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