Can I Use Consumer Displays in My Commercial Venue?

If you’re looking at a line-item estimate of an upcoming audiovisual project for your New York area retail establishment or corporate boardroom (really, any commercial establishment that relies on cutting edge audio video systems), you may notice the HDTV monitors your AV contractor recommended are a bit pricier than the ones you purchased for your…

Drive Sales and Grow Your Business with Today’s Audio Video Technology

Even with signs of economic recovery, there’s no doubt today’s hospitality arenas are competitive. How do you set yourself apart? For many New York hotels, sports bars or restaurants, the answer lies in audio video solutions. But investing in the right audiovisual equipment to create a “Wow” experience for your guests can be expensive; how…

Samsung’s New Clear Display Can Run on Solar Power

Samsung will be hauling home quite a collection of International CES 2012 Innovation Awards in a variety of product categories, from laptops to hard drives, tablets to cell phones and (our favorites) home theater and pro video gear. Award-winning Samsung Flat Screen Samsung has earned its reputation as an innovator in the field of flat…

Tightrope Media Stands Out with Broadcast and Digital Signage Technology

JD Systems would like to congratulate our distribution partners Tightrope Media Systems for their 2011 STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient Award, an honor given by the editorial staff of TV Technology Europe magazine at the 2011 IBC convention. Tightrope’s ZEPLAY, an instant replays platform, took home the award as an example of technology designed to…

3 Must-Haves for Effective Digital Signage Content

Wondering if it’s time to deploy digital signage in your venue? More and more hotels, restaurants, and ultra-lounges are using digital signage to engage their visitors. But, as with any technology, content is king. It doesn’t matter how good the sound system is if the DJ doesn’t have a feel for the crowd. And your…

“Your Art Or Ours?”: Managing a Digital Signage Network

You feel like your venue could benefit from digital signage, but you’re not sure why. You’ve always considered your restaurant cutting-edge, so you know that digital signage is “the thing to do.” But, kind of like setting up a blog, your digital signage systems need content. Otherwise, it’s just a media server, controls and a…