Entertainment

Is 4K Ready for Your Prime Time?
By André Floyd · June 11, 2013 • The 4K format is starting to appear in areas where large screens are being used and in applications where the wow factor is important to an organization. 4K is defined as a generation of video technology beyond the 1920 x 1080 resolution of HDTV. The high-end signage has smoother edges, crisper images and improved bigger pictures. Current users include Iowa State University's Virtual Reality Applications Center and the Mirage Hotel and Casino Race and Sports Book, yet there are applications for nearly any organization.

Best Internet Radio Apps for iOS and Android
By Curtis Emery · May 15, 2013 • Whether you want to listen to radio on the go, or in your office, internet radio apps offer you the best options for getting the most out of internet radio on your smartphone or tablet mobile device. iOS and Android users alike can find internet radio apps that they can personalize to their own preferences. Pandora, SiriusXM, Stitcher and Last.fm are just a few of the great internet radio options offered by these apps.

Power Over HDBaseT: What Is It, Why Use It?
By Daniel P. Dern · May 1, 2013 • Simplify A/V installations with Power Over HDBaseT. Two obvious benefits of providing power via network cabling are convenience and cost. Like PoE, POH means that the location doesn't need to have a power outlet nearby, or go to the cost and effort of bringing in a union electrician in order to do AC wiring. It's also much easier to centrally control devices and you can remotely power down devices to save energy or to blank the display during system maintenance. Learn more about this standard.

30 Innovative Award Winning Digital Signage Projects
By Chrissy Winske · March 12, 2013 • Check out the top digital signage installations from video walls to an illuminated domed ceiling, using the latest digital signage technologies. The winners of the 2013 Apex Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards were announced at Digital Signage Expo 2013. The winners include the Westfield San Francisco Centre nominated by Obscura Digital, San Francisco Public Utility Commission nominated by Obscura Digital, University of Waterloo Stratford Campus nominated by Westbury National Show Systems Ltd, Antron Showroom nominated by Float4 Interactive Technology, Dee Daa Restaurants nominated by Arsenal Media, Dolphin & Swan nominated by Xpodigital, Pepsi nominated by Intel, Westfield Shopping Center nominated by Scala Inc, Build A Bear and CBS Outdoor nominated by Manufacturing Resources International. Categories include: Business, Industry & Government, Education & Healthcare, Event Venues, Food & Beverage, Hospitality, Public Spaces, Retail, Transportation.

DSE 2013 Apex Award Winners Announced
By TD Staff · February 7, 2013 • Check out thirty inspiring digital signage installations from interactive video walls to illuminated domed ceilings, using the full gamut of digital signage technologies. The winners of the 2013 Apex Awards will be announced at Digital Signage Expo 2013. The finalists include Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Westfield San Francisco Centre, Arsenal Media Fountain of Content, Christie West Wing, San Francisco Public Utility Commission, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, Saint Louis University, University of Waterloo Stratford Campus, Antron Showroom, Dallas Cowboys Stadium, University of Oregon, Dee Daa Restaurants, Starbucks Coffee Co, Top of Waikiki Restaurant, Tourisme Montérégie, Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort, Wynn in Las Vegas, Buffalo Wild Wings, Pepsi, Telenet Mobile, Clear Channel, Rumeli Hisari Castles, Westfield Shopping Center, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Connections, Holt Renfrew Ltd, McCarran International Airport, IGI, MTA Subway. Categories include: Business, Industry & Government, Education & Healthcare, Event Venues, Food & Beverage, Hospitality, Public Spaces, Retail, Transportation.

30 Inspiring Digital Signage Projects: DSE 2013 Apex Award Finalists
By TD Staff · February 7, 2013 • Check out thirty inspiring digital signage installations from interactive video walls to illuminated domed ceilings, using the full gamut of digital signage technologies. The winners of the 2013 Apex Awards will be announced at Digital Signage Expo 2013. The finalists include Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Westfield San Francisco Centre, Arsenal Media Fountain of Content, Christie West Wing, San Francisco Public Utility Commission, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, Saint Louis University, University of Waterloo Stratford Campus, Antron Showroom, Dallas Cowboys Stadium, University of Oregon, Dee Daa Restaurants, Starbucks Coffee Co, Top of Waikiki Restaurant, Tourisme Montérégie, Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort, Wynn in Las Vegas, Buffalo Wild Wings, Pepsi, Telenet Mobile, Clear Channel, Rumeli Hisari Castles, Westfield Shopping Center, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Connections, Holt Renfrew Ltd, McCarran International Airport, IGI, MTA Subway. Categories include: Business, Industry & Government, Education & Healthcare, Event Venues, Food & Beverage, Hospitality, Public Spaces, Retail, Transportation.

Apple Announces 40 Billion App Downloads: Mobile Milestones and App Spotlights from TechDecisions
By TD Staff · January 17, 2013 • Apps are flying off the virtual shelves at the Apple and Android marketplaces. Around the TechDecisions office, we are thinking about how apps make up our daily lives. Check out apps like Google+, Evernote, iBooks, John NES, RT News and More, BBC News, Wi-Fi File Transfer Pro, Cardstar, Roku Wi-Fi Remote and Nest Mobile.

CES 2013: 8 Mobile Products that are Turning Heads
By TD Staff · January 8, 2013 • CES 2013 is the talk of the Internet. Check out products from Mozilla Firefox, The Eye Tribe, Sony, Tethercell, Plastic Logic, Intel, HAPIlabs, Parrot and Expect Labs, that will take the mobile device to a new level.

The 14 Most Popular Control Apps
By TD Staff · December 27, 2012 • Fourteen apps for mobile control of your printers and mixing equipment. A collection of mobile apps from developers like Seiko Epson Corporation, Hewlett Packard Development Company, L.P., Lexmark International, Inc, Thinxtream Technologies Pte. Ltd, Hewlett Packard Development Company, L.P., Samsung Electronics, Brother Industries, Ltd, Mobile Dynamix, PreSonus Audio Electronics, Yamaha Corporation of America, MUSIC Group Research UK Limited, and Mackie.

Plan for the Future of Digital Signage
By D. Craig MacCormack · October 11, 2012 • A few tips on keeping digital signage relevant as the technology evolves.

8 FAQs on Digital Sign­age Content Creation
By TD Staff · September 12, 2012 • A closer look at creating the perfect content for worship audiences.

Mick Hall of GC Pro Addresses Key Tech Questions In The House of Worship Arena
By Dan Daley · August 15, 2012 • As the House of Worship market continues to develop a taste for professional grade audio equipment, Mick Hall uses his A/V knowledge to aid churches in finding what audio installment is best for them.

LG Releases New LQ630H Series LED Displays Compatible with the Pro:Centric Platform
By Curtis Emery · June 7, 2012 • The LQ630H Series enhances inpatient experience and hospital room management according to LG.

thePlatform Launches mpx Essentials: Online Video Publishing Made Easy
By TechDecisions · June 7, 2012 • mpx Essentials offers simple web-based video publishing solution for mid-sized businesses.

VMP Debuts 5 New Rack Products at InfoComm12
By TD Staff · June 1, 2012 • Video Mount Products is bringing the five of its latest rack products to InfoComm12. When it comes to racks, the key to a good one is all about efficiency and ease of usability—these five products have both, according to the company.

Latest Resource

Worship Facilities Magazine, September-October 2017
The September-October 2017 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers a glance at a Granger Community Church, and their recent install of a Lawo audio mixing console system.

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