DVDO was showcasing the TILE system, designed to simplify wireless connectivity to an existing display. The free-to-use app lets multiple users display content, including any desktop, app, video or image, on a shared screen. Up to five TILED windows can be displayed simultaneously. A Moderator mode lets a supervisor approve and queue content before it is shown. The TILE system has five HDMI inputs, including an HDMI 2.0a 4K pass through; 2 USB inputs; and 2 HDMI mirrored outputs.
Natural audio experience
Nureva unveiled its Dual HDL300 audio conferencing system for meeting spaces of up to 20 x 40ft. Powered by Microsoft Mist technology, it consists of two wall-mounted integrated microphone and speaker bars plugged into a single connector box, which itself is connected to a laptop or meeting room computer. Up to 16,384 virtual microphones pick-up sound throughout a space, regardless of where in the room meeting participants are standing or the direction in which they are facing.
First 4K 3LCD projector
Among a slew of new projectors announced by Epson was the LightScene EV-100 Series dual-purpose spotlight and laser projector for retail showrooms and shop windows, museum exhibits and art installations. The 2,000 lumen WXGA projector is ideal for displaying information, video, moving patterns or imagery projection mapped onto small objects. A new type of projector for Epson, the EV-100 offers a variety of mounting options, including attachment to a lighting rail.
Philips Professional Display Solutions has brought more power, speed and ﬂexibility to its Q Line with the addition of UHD displays based on the Android OS. The new models are available in 49, 55, 65, 75 and 86- inch versions and feature direct LED backlights for better contrast and brightness.
Optoma showcased its new range of 4K UHD, Full HD and custom LED displays for boardrooms and conference centres. Supplied with cables and pre-configured processors, the ultra-thin LED displays offer easy set-up and direct mounting to any suitable wall without the need for a mounting frame. Front access ensures low-cost installation and easy maintenance.
Visitors to the Samsung stand were given the opportunity to try out the new Samsung Flip interactive display. A modern take on the office ﬂip chart, the 55-inch display comes with a movable stand and can be configured in portrait or landscape orientation. The combination of a UHD display and Passive Pen provides a natural writing experience and easy erasure by wiping the screen with your hand.
Sharp added the PN-M and PN-B series to its expanding range of smart displays. Designed for 24/7 and 16/7 use respectively, both ranges include 40 and 50-inch models (the PN-M401/B401 and PN-M501/B501). With the S Player Edition of Sharp’s free e-Signage software pre-installed, the displays are ready to be used right out of the box. A Mini OPS expansion slot offers extra display and interactivity options. In addition, Sharp was showing a 70-inch 4K BIG PAD interactive display – its first BIG PAD interactive display with a 4K LCD touch panel – which makes it easy to view large amounts of detailed information in meetings or lessons.