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Our Secret to Solving a Problem Makes A Joyous Sound

The Opportunity Heartland Community Church needed projectors securely suspended from the ceiling with accessibility for maintenance and adjustments. The visual experience and videotaped teaching is the foundation of Heartland’s service, making this the most critical aspect, in addition to the need for mounts for flat-panel televisions and monitors throughout the building. The Challenge The first challenge was to make the projectors blend in with the environment so that they were not distracting to guests during Heartland’s service. Second was that the projectors had to be positioned correctly because if they were positioned incorrectly, the whole visual experience would be thrown off. Finally, making sure the…

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How Cloud and SaaS are Changing AV Integration

The last several years have seen a sea of change in the AV industry. The rise of SaaS and cloud-based computing has shifted the focus from ever more complex and sophisticated hardware to simpler delivery points for software and IT applications. Cloud and SaaS are greatly changing how AV systems are integrated and connected. As a result, the AV industry has been forced to shift their focus as well. Previous infrastructure design for commercial customers involved designing a system that accessed and tied in to their own hardware and IT departments. Now, AV products are more likely to need access…

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Generating Revenue & ROI for Cedar Fair Parks

The Opportunity Cedar Fair sought to make profitable use of ride queue spaces, displaying a stream of advertising and park-related promotions to guests waiting for rides. In addition to generating revenue, a pervasive digital signage program would entertain guests during wait times and enable park managers to promote under-served venues in real time. They wanted to implement the same solution throughout their 11 amusement parks nationwide. The Challenge Cedar Fair’s ride queue areas presented a number of display mounting challenges. Virtually all of the displays would be hung on 3.5” or 4” cylindrical steel poles. Viewing angles varied by site. Unlike the…

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Maximize Your Menu: How UMB Mounts Protect Digital Display Investment

You’ve decided to pull the trigger and integrate digital video displays into your business. It’s a wise decision as dynamic display boards are a hit with customers, especially quick-service restaurant guests who prefer bright, high-res menu boards over the traditional printed alternative. But it’s not enough to simply select which displays to deploy in your establishment. It’s important to consider how they will be installed for optimal viewing and safety – and that’s where a number of businesses run into trouble. When it comes to the installation process, many turn to traditional wall mounts that require considerable pre-assembly, meaning they…

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Get in the Game: How Stadium Owners Are Combating Attendance Attrition

Are you ready for some football? For many Americans, the answer is a resounding yes! With summer officially over and the crisp autumn air slowly moving in, fans around the country can finally enjoy cheering their favorite college and professional teams. And while football remains the most popular sport in the nation, more and more spectators are giving up their tickets and choosing to root for beloved teams from the comfort of their couches. A recent Cisco study found 57% of fans prefer to watch sports from home because it’s less expensive, offers greater flexibility, and the game can be…

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Solutions Flash: Designing a New, Easy Serviceable LED Display Mount

The Opportunity Leyard’s latest innovation, the TWA Series, was designed as a direct drop-in replacement for LCD screens and rear projection cubes without the seams. The TWA delivers benefits of unique 54” flat panel design and a 1.2mm pitch 2×2 delivers a 1080p video wall. The decreased points-of-service reduced downtime, but there was a need in the marketplace for an innovative mounting solution to ensure optimum serviceability, access for maintenance and precision adjustment for the Leyard displays. The Challenge The problem was that there are limited mounting options that provide access to the back of a panel without removing it. Premier Mounts’ engineers…

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When Unique Challenges Require Unique Solutions

Growth in the adoption of digital displays within retail, hospitality, restaurant, and other verticals continues to move forward with increasing momentum. According to reports, the global video wall market surged 19% between 2013 and 2014 to 536,000 units. Current trends suggest that future growth will be driven primarily by narrow pixel pitch LED (NPP LED) technology, which has already made significant gains in the video wall space, and is forecasted to account for 15% of total video wall volume and 31% of value by 2019. Industry analysts have named Leyard, a producer and distributor of visualization products, as the undisputed…

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What Makes UMB the World’s Most Cost-Effective Digital Menu Board Mounting Solution?

As digital displays continue to take over industries across the global economy, one sector stands out in its adoption of the technology: quick service restaurants. Fast food burger stops, burrito joints, and coffee shops are all modernizing their stores with bright digital menu boards designed to command attention. And nowhere are these screens better deployed than above an order counter. Evolving government mandates requiring posted nutritional values, menu items that change throughout the day, and fluctuating prices due to seasonal shifts or shortages are all best displayed using digital displays that can be easily updated with a few keystrokes, rather…

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DSE Huddle Networking Event | Premier Mounts Invites Dealers to Tour Digital Signage Aboard the Queen Mary

August 10, 2016 | 5:30-7:30 pm Premier Mounts invites customers from all over Southern California to join in on a night of education and networking at the Queen Mary in Los Angeles as Insteo’s CEO Jim Nista leads us on a tour of digital signage at the venue. A networking reception of drinks and appetizers will follow. The event is free to attend. Anyone interested in digital signage and local networking is welcome. Attendance is FREE, so spread the word to your colleagues! The event provides an invaluable opportunity to meet with other professionals in the digital signage industry to:…

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Stand Out From The Crowd With LMV and LMVP Press & Release™ Pop-Out Mounts

Digital displays have spread through every facet of modern life. We wake up and silence the alarms on our touchscreen phones. Read the newspaper off backlit tablets. Hear the meteorologist’s weather report broadcast through plasma televisions. Video conference with work partners via laptop computers. Stop by our favorite quick-service restaurants (QSR) and order off of digital menu boards. And shop for birthday gifts at department stores where we’re greeted by a barrage of digital signage. There’s no getting away from digital displays in today’s world. They’ve penetrated every sector of the economy, from retail to education, from hospitality to hospitals. And…

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