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The Direct View – April 2023 Edition (The Americas)

The Direct View April 2023

New DP Configurator Tool Makes Radiance LED Video Walls Easy to Design and Install

 

There’s an art and science that goes into the design and installation of LED video walls—neither of which is particularly easy. DP has simplified the process significantly with the introduction of a new online LED Configuration Tool. By inputting a few specs—display height, width, pixel pitch, and viewing distance–you get a complete video wall design customized to the specific application. You’ll know the type, size, and number of Radiance LED panels to buy to achieve the desired imaging experience.

Other details such as the mounting preference, type of venue, number of AV sources, and any on-site services needed can further tailor the final output. Finally, to help your customers visualize the final installation—key to closing more sales—just upload an image of the space in which the video wall will be installed and sample content that will be displayed to generate an accurate rendering of the finished space.

Check out the LED Configurator here.

As always, DP’s customer service and concierge support are available to answer questions and guide you through the design and installation process.

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Announcements

The Latest Developments at DP

New DP Sales Team Brings Dealers Better Service and Support

Ready to help dealers reach more customers and sell more projectors and LED displays are Alan Davies, TOLA (Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas) region; Andy Towers, Pacific Coast region; Brain Schumacker, Mid-West region; and Damon Alford, Southeast region.

“The knowledge these four professionals share and their dedication to the success of our dealers is critical to strengthening DP’s presence as a leader in the custom AV business,” says Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Sales Director Jeff Schneider.

Welcome aboard!

Case Study

Higher Education

New Satellite MLS Projectors Elevate Educational Pursuits at Virginia Tech

Universities across the nation are advancing their AV systems to keep pace with modern teaching practices. At Virginia Tech, DP’s new Satellite MLS projectors are part of the progressive curriculum. Installed in the university’s “Cube,” a highly regarded center for exploratory research and learning, the modular design of the projectors enables exceptional freedom in how lessons are presented. More compact and lighter than traditional projectors, each Satellite MLS can be moved and repositioned to best suit the particular course of study; for example, transitioning the Cube from a venue where art students can explore new digital mediums to that of a scientific laboratory that incorporates virtual reality.

Summer is prime time for campuses to update their classroom AV systems. Get your foot in the door now with a DP projector or LED display offering!

Read more about Satellite MLS at the Cube here.

Direct-View LED
A market update

Corporate signage contributes the lion’s share of LED display shipments (square meters) in the North American indoor LED market, followed by public spaces, control rooms, hospitality/healthcare, retail and transportation. Recorded shipments in 2022 compared to 2023 forecasts show no sign of decline in any category, with control rooms moving from third to second position.

Here’s how the markets stack up:

2022 Indoor LED Display Square Meters
Corporate signage — 293,271
Public spaces: 69,557
Control rooms: 68,631
Hospitality/healthcare: 55,589
Retail: 42,195
Transportation: 9,046

Forecasted 2023 Indoor LED Display Square Meters
Corporate signage — 392,723
Control rooms: 98,618
Public spaces: 92,775
Hospitality/healthcare: 76,776
Retail: 56,240
Transportation: 12,404

–Source: Omdia LED Displays Market Tracker Premium Pivot History Forecast 3Q22

CEDIA – Smart Home Awards
Share Your Smart Home Projects & Win!

You do amazing work. Why keep it a secret? Show off your skills by submitting your best installation to CEDIA Smart Home awards contest. Need help? Our new marketing team at KMB Communications can help you write a winning entry that’s sure to WOW the judging panel. Don’t delay; the deadline is 5/19/23. Visit https://cedia.net/connection/awards and reach out to KMB@KMBcomm.com for pricing.

Connect With DP
Where to See us in 2023

Let’s connect! We want to hear about your business, your projection and display needs, and how we can serve you better. So, if you plan on attending any of the following events, be sure to pay us a visit:

InfoComm 2023
June 14-16, Orlando
Booth #3029

CEDIA Expo 2023
September 7-9, Denver
Booth #2544

BP Marketing Road Shows
April 18, Commerce Township, MI
• Register here
April 19, Grand Rapids, MI
• Register here

The Watershed Group Show
May 10-11, Toronto, Canada
• Contact Hailey Boyd to register
at: marketing@thewatershedgroup.ca

CEDIA Tech Summits
April 27, Chicago
May 23, Orange County
May 25, Los Angeles
June 7, Salt Lake City
October 10, Fort Lauderdale
October 12, Orlando
November 14, New Jersey
November 16, New York
December 5, Austin
• Click here for info

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