display alliance news 8.3.2010
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Chris Sava

Corning expanding Gorilla Glass manufacturing facilities in the U.S.
Gorilla Glass is currently used or designed into more than 200 mobile devices and is planned for about 100 others. Gorilla glass is an ideal cover glass for smart phones, which today represent almost 60 percent of the global mobile phone market. According James P. Clappin, President, Cornings Precision Glass business, Gorilla glass is also an appealing solution for the emerging slate computing environment. It is highly damage-resistant and scratch-resistant. The optical quality and elegance of Gorilla glass also makes it a superb cover glass for the thin, edge-to-edge design of LCD televisions. Read the full press release here.

TFT-LCD manufacturer, Orbotech, has announced that the BOE (Beijing Oriental Electronics) Technology Group has purchased the AOI (Automated Optical Inspection) systems and the Array Tester worth about $50 million dollars. Sourced from Azooptics.

USAV Group, an association of pro-av integrators, has added digital signage manufacturer CoolSign as a new Preferred Manufacturer Partner (PMP). JB&A will be responsible for the distribution of CoolSign products to USAV Group integrators. Read the full article here.

Digital Signage – Protection Options for Outdoor Locations
Richard Williams of Armagard gives us some reasons to bring your digital signage screen out doors. he says, Outdoor digital signage is a rapidly advancing sector of the industry. With so much competition in indoor locations it is no wonder more and more advertisers are taking screens outdoors in the hope of getting higher audiences and increased returns. While using digital screens in an indoor location has become somewhat of a fool-proof activity, with all-in-one digital posters and other signage options making it a simple procedure, the same can’t be said for outdoor locations. Read the full article here.

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