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How Choosing the Best Display Can Help Elevate the eSports Experience


While esports have been around since the 1970s, within recent years, the industry has skyrocketed with the global esports market valued at more than 1.6 billion dollars in 2024. As the industry rapidly expands, there is an escalated need for venues to host both in-person and virtual esports events. Determining which type of display will transform a space into one capable of hosting an esports tournament is a crucial component to the event’s success.

How to Transform Hospitality with Digital Signage

Hospitality establishments and entertainment venues are in a unique position today. Because the bulk of the customer experience exists in the real world for hospitality companies, hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, bars, and entertainment venues can make use of their physical spaces to attract, inform and entertain consumers. The key to engaging customers lies in three digital display technologies: projectors, dvLED and large format displays. Here is how these technologies are changing the game for hospitality businesses.

Three things to consider before upgrading your worship space with a video wall

As technology advances, houses of worship face the challenge of meeting increasingly greater expectations. In the past, compelling speakers or basic audiovisual tools may have been enough to hold a congregation’s attention during worship services. Today, providing an inspiring multimedia presentation as part of an immersive spiritual experience has become more essential to attract and engage worshippers.

Everyone from preschoolers to seniors routinely enjoy videos and other content on smartphones and all of the other screens in their daily lives. It’s a sensible step for religious leaders to adopt display technologies to tap into this digital world. These tools can help boost engagement and make the worship experience deeper and more memorable.

How to Choose the Right Indoor Video Wall Installation


Video walls have found homes in many different types of settings, including corporate offices, retail stores, transportation hubs and sports venues, as well as command and control facilities. When deciding which type of video wall installation is appropriate for your customers’ needs, a basic decision is determining which of the two basic types of technologies — LCD or dvLED —  is best for the specific application. LCD and dvLED displays have very different features and benefits. Here's a quick primer on both.

4 Ways Hospitals are Using High-impact Visuals to Improve the Patient Experience

As healthcare organizations move towards value-based reimbursement models, the patient experience is now taking a higher priority. Hospitals have made significant investments in improving scheduling, bill pay and other administrative tasks. But to maximize value — and differentiate themselves from their competitors — many healthcare providers are looking toward new ways to engage patients and visitors and, in doing so, improve patient outcomes. Here are four unique ways that hospitals are currently using high-impact visuals to engage patients, wow visitors and assist clinical staff in providing the best possible patient care. 

Building Bridges: Sluss + Padgett LLC Transforms Culture Through Tech Innovation

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Although COVID is far in the rear view, many companies across the U.S. are still grappling with the challenge of getting people back into the office and creating a cohesive and collaborative environment for in-person and remote workers. AV and IT managers are the unsung heroes in this scenario, tasked with the job of finding and setting up tech that not only entices employees back to the office but also boosts team spirit. And they've got to make sure everyone's experience, whether they're at home or in the office, feels seamless.

In the heart of Norcross, GA, Sluss + Padgett LLC (S+P), a prominent commercial HVAC general contractor, is a great example of a company that has flourished amid this challenge. With a nationwide workforce exceeding 100 employees, the company wanted to unite its dispersed teams while modernizing its training facilities. This is the story of how Sluss + Padgett LLC embraced technology to propel its operations forward.

4 Things to Know When Deploying Digital Signage

Digital signage solutions can enhance any organization by offering the ability to communicate in a modern, efficient way with your audience. These devices are gaining in popularity and traction, with nearly 60% of businesses planning to invest in digital signage within the next two years. This is because these devices allow for real-time updates and announcements that can be shared seamlessly and can improve overall engagement. Read on to learn a few tips for deploying digital signage in your business and how to make the most of this technology.

When Size Matters: The Case for Larger Displays

Digital displays have become essential communication tools in corporate offices, retail stores, school campuses, event spaces, and other settings because they enhance collaboration, boost commerce, and improve the transmission of marketing messages and other information. In appropriate applications, larger displays — typically measuring 70 inches or more diagonally — provide crucial additional benefits beyond those offered by smaller-sized displays. Let’s examine how larger displays can help you achieve your communication and brand goals.

3 Legal Superpowers Unleashed: How communication, visual thinking & document management can empower the legal industry

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Legal professionals operate in a detail-oriented environment, where effective collaboration and document management are key to efficiency, security, and client service. To keep up with the evolving demands of the legal landscape, law firms are turning to modern technologies that streamline workflows, strengthen information security, and foster seamless communication. In this blog post, we’ll review the evidence proving that collaboration tools, interactive whiteboards, and copiers/printers are 3 superpowers that help alleviate common challenges, reduce billable leakage, and enhance productivity in the legal sector.

How to Use Display Technology to Make Your Doctor's Office More Pleasant

Effective communication is vital to the work of doctors, nurses and their staff - and it’s not exactly overlooked by patients, either. Any visit to a doctor’s office, clinic, urgent care center or hospital should be as stress-free as possible, and keeping patients informed goes a long way in accomplishing that. One effective tool for healthcare professionals to consider is implementing modern devices to enhance decision-making, collaboration and the overall patient experience.

One healthcare organization in New York resolved to innovate communication within their offices. They looked to their technology partners to bring interactive display systems into their facility to improve visibility, navigation and overall engagement.


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