Posts Tagged: technology

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You Ought to Be In Pictures! The Process of Making a Company Video – Part 1
September 26, 2012
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You Ought to Be In Pictures!  The Process of Making a Company Video – Part 1
Why Make A Company Video? With social media becoming more and more important for small businesses, company videos streaming from the web are often a very effective way to communicate with your existing and/or potential clients.  The quality of online streaming video today can be absolutely stunning, light years beyond the low-resolution grainy short clips […]
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Those Special Codec Moments…
November 14, 2011
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Those Special Codec Moments…
The following is not gibberish: A portmanteau is a blend of two or more morphemes. The word codec is a portmanteau of “compressor- decompressor” or, more commonly, “coder-decoder”.   Wikipedia explains: A codec encodes a data stream or signal for transmission, storage or encryption, or decodes it for playback or editing. If you have been involved in dynamic sign content, you know […]
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We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby, From Sneaker Net!
October 13, 2011
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We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby, From Sneaker Net!
It seems like just yesterday we were discovering the world of dynamic signage, and loading up our content by manual transmission, ie, flash drives and DVDs, aka, using the “sneakernet.” With a DVD or VHS network you have what is called a “SneakerNet” – can be prone to human errors. Just look back to 2009, […]
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The Display Wars are Over… Sort Of
August 15, 2011
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The Display Wars are Over… Sort Of
Remember back in early 2010 when we compared Plasma screens and LCD display technology? Well, that post covered a lot of ground, and the decision-tree is still a valid and great tool. But now we have a third horse in the race, and it looks like a triple-crown winner… if price is no object. LED-lit […]
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Part 2: May Your Resolution Be Right
June 30, 2011
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Part 2: May Your Resolution Be Right
More fun with technology! If you are up to date, you have followed these posts for a while. Our Part 1 of this two-part series on resolution is very important if you plan to use the information provided here, so give it a good read. Okay, ready? HD Resolution (or Frame Size): There are 2 […]
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Part 1: May Your Resolution Be Right
May 19, 2011
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Part 1: May Your Resolution Be Right
Here’s Part One of Two about the technology that transforms a blank flat panel screen into a communications dynamo! Just what you’ve been waiting for! (Hmmm?). It’s time for a wee bit of technical jargon, and it’s not going to hurt a bit. When it comes to digital signage (the moving kind), the one most confusing […]