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Launching Lg G Flex 2 On March 26
March 25, 2015
US CELLULAR ("USM-QA;USM.A-A;USM-BDPX") - Launching Lg G Flex 2 On March 26 U.S. Cellular and LG Electronics have announced that the LG G Flex 2(TM) will be available, in the Platinum Silver color, in stores and online on March 26. The G Flex 2's innovative curved design made it the standout smartphone at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show, and qualified customers will be able to get it for $0 down using U.S. Cellular's installment pricing. "At U.S. Cellular, we strive to provide the best wireless experience by providing the latest devices, a high quality network and national coverage that keeps customers connected in cities and rural communities," said Joe Settimi, vice president of marketing for U.S. Cellular. "LG has created a unique device that is packed with cutting-edge features, and we are thrilled to bring our first curved smartphone to our customers."

Sharp mulls providing liquid crystal technology to Chinese firms
March 24, 2015
Sharp Corp. is considering providing a cutting-edge liquid crystal display technology to Chinese companies to raise money for its turnaround measures, sources close to the matter said Tuesday. Chinese display panel manufacturers including BOE Technology Group Co. and Tianma Microelectronics Co. have contacted Sharp about its low-temperature polysilicon LCD technology, the sources said. If they come to a deal, the struggling Japanese electronics maker expects to secure tens of billions of yen in fees, the sources said. ==Kyodo

LG Electronics And Shane Battier Team Up To Help Fans 'Do Game Day Right(TM)'; LG Launches Social Campaign Using #LGTrivia, Invites Basketball Fans to Help Fund College Scholarship
March 24, 2015
 In an effort to bring its "Do Game Day Right" mantra to life during NCAA® March Madness®, LG Electronics USA, Official Corporate Partner of the NCAA®, is launching a tweet-to-give campaign with former NCAA champion and Naismith College Player of the Year, Shane Battier, at LG's "Beyond the Arc" trivia event in New York City tonight to raise funds for The Battier Take Charge Foundation.  "Beyond the Arc" celebrates game changers, both the importance of the three-point shot in college basketball and the unique curved designs of LG's flagship products - the curved LG OLED TV, the curved LG G Flex2 smartphone and the curved LG UltraWide(TM) computer monitor. During the LG "Beyond the Arc" event and through the remainder of the tournament, LG will donate $3 each time #LGTrivia is used, with the goal of raising $20,000 for The Battier Take Charge Foundation's scholarship program, which awards four-year college scholarships to deserving young leaders from the greater Miami, Houston and Detroit areas.

New HELIOT 900 Helium Leak Detectors from ULVAC Finds Smaller Leaks Faster
March 24, 2015
Methuen, Massachusetts – ULVAC Technologies, Inc. (www.ulvac.com) has introduced the HELIOT 900 helium leak detector that features a fast pumping speed to detect small leaks quickly, and a simple tablet-style interface that improves productivity.

United Kingdom : Farnell element14 recognised as Distributor of the Year by Midas Components
March 24, 2015
Farnell element14 has been named Midas Displays Distributor of the Year 2014 for its distribution of display products including LCD modules, OLED modules, TFT displays, and display interconnect/accessories.

Moving Tactics provides unique digital technology for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
March 24, 2015
For the second consecutive year, Moving Tactics' Digital Impact division was contracted to design and execute unique interactive elements for the 2015 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week... Hosted by African Fashion International, the event took in place in the Melrose Arch Piazza, Johannesburg from 5 to 7 March 2015.

Utilisation of smartwatches in situations requiring alerts
March 23, 2015
VTT Technical Research of Centre Ltd has developed various kinds of software for smartwatches that utilise speech recognition in social communication and show smart traffic data on the watch display. Now, you no longer need to take a peek around a bend in the rails to see whether the train is approaching yet; you can simply have a quick look at your watch. You can also inform others of a hold-up in traffic simply by dictating a speech message on your watch that is then forwarded as text to the smart devices of other people nearby.

FlatFrog launching 8K 100-inch touch module for digital signage at ISE15
February 28, 2015
FlatFrog announced today the launch of the 8K ultra-high-definition multitouch multi-user touchscreen video wall made of a single 100-inch touch module. It will be demonstrated at ISE 2015 in Amsterdam, the company said.

Parabit lands digital signage kiosks at new JFK Terminal 5i
January 31, 2015
Parabit Systems, a designer and manufacturer of embedded security and self-service technologies, announced that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has again chosen the Parabit team to design, manufacture, install and to provide monitoring and content updating services for the new Welcome Center within JFK International Airport's Terminal 5I, which opened Dec. 23, 2014.

2015: A look at the digital signage year ahead
January 31, 2015
After starting off the new year with a look back at 2014, now it's high time to turn expectant eyes forward to the future, and see what 2015 holds in store. We've already looked at what were the biggest stories of 2014 in terms of site traffic on Digital Signage Today, and turned to a panel of industry experts to ask them what they thought were the biggest stories or trends in the industry in terms of impact in 2014. So now we'll turn to that same panel of experts for what they think will be the biggest stories or trends in the industry in the year ahead. Here's what they had to say about the year to come: Doug Bannister, CEO/CTO, Omnivex Corp.:


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