InfoComm, to be held June 17-21 at the Anaheim Convention Center, in Anaheim, CA, is ramping up for a variety of digital signage offerings, as the trend toward taking AV out of the classroom and boardroom and into public spaces continues. This year's offerings at InfoComm will include a Digital Signage Pavilion, a Digital Signage Application Showcase, a "Super Monday" session on Business Opportunities in Digital Dynamic Signage, and product training.
Digital Signage Pavilion: InfoComm’s Digital Signage Pavilion will provide end-users and integrators of digital signage technology in the retail, corporate, hospitality and institutional markets an opportunity to see top companies presenting the latest in this rapidly expanding field. Exhibitors include Electrograph, Covid, Grass Valley, Lighthouse, Scala and VBrick. Sponsors are: Gold Sponsor: Sony; Media Sponsor: rAVe; and POPAI.
Digital Signage Application Showcase: InfoComm and Spinitar have teamed with leaders from the digital signage industry to create the first InfoComm Digital Signage Application Showcase. Dedicated to educating attendees on industry specific applications utilizing digital signage, this area located in Hall E allows them to be immersed in environments from airport terminals to casinos. These environments display fully functional digital signage applications deployed around the world. Within the Digital Signage Application Showcase there will also be an area dedicated to the future of digital signage that will house innovative presentations providing a unique perspective into the direction the digital signage industry is moving. Digital Signage Application Showcase sponsors are: Platinum Sponsor: Sony; Systems Integration Sponsor: Spinitar; Equipment Sponsors: Premier Mounts; Soundtube
Super Monday session: Digital signage expert Lyle Bunn leads a 6-hour InfoComm Academy Super Monday session on Business Opportunities in Digital Dynamic Signage:
SM5 Business Opportunities in Dynamic Digital Signage. Lyle Bunn, Alchemy; Janice Lee Litvinoff, CISCO Systems, Inc.; and Michael White, CTS, Multimedia Solutions, Inc.
Dynamic digital signage (DDS) has passed the $1 billion industry level, growing at 40% annually toward one million installed displays by 2009. Project planning and technology integration are key as retailers and a wide range of service providers consider and proceed with DDS projects. Opportunities and key supply issues will be presented in this program by some of the industry’s most experienced professionals.
Additional panelists include:
Harris Liontas, Novra Technologies
Jeff Porter, Scala
Brian Dusho, Broadsign
Jeff Collard, Omnivex
Bil Trainer, Capital Networks
Jeff Blankensop, NEC
Don Fasick, LG Electronics
Brad Gleeson, Planar Systems
Wayne Moir, Adshift.
Manufacturers Training: InfoComm attendees can choose from nearly a dozen Manufacturers Training courses, June 18-21 – all focused on digital signage. Subjects range from Design, Specification and Installation to Fast and Easy Mounting Technologies, as well as How to Webcast Live Video and Media Successfully over the Internet and Fiber Optic Applications and Products for AV. Learn from the experts at Avocent, Chief Manufacturing, Communications Specialties, OmniMount Systems, Peerless Industries, Roku and VBrick Systems. Use the TRAINING SEARCH at www.infocommshow.org to see the complete list of offerings.