Digital menu boards increase customer engagement
Perhaps the highlight of any shopping expedition is the coffee shop. Providing its shoppers with a welcome rest and refreshment, Marks & Spencer’s cafés share the retail brand’s reputation for quality and service. At the busy Fenchurch Street store in London, visitors to the café can expect a bright new addition to enhance their experience.
Innovative retail experiences
Laser projection and touch technology are opening exciting new opportunities to interact and engage with shoppers. IKEA uses NEC display technology to allow customers easy access to product information with inspiration for their homes.
New opportunities to attract visitors and customers
Retail Signage installation at the Clas Ohlson store at Drottninggatan, the main shopping street in Stockholm, Sweden.
Redefining the concept of in-store signage
A 132-screen digital installation, said to be ‘redefining the concept of in-store signage’, can be seen at the flagship store of fashion retailer 18montrose. With video content constantly adapting as the store continually reinvents itself, the dynamic digital surfaces are central to supporting this exciting new retail concept.
Competitive advantage through technology
Providing a range of flexible learning spaces allows teaching staff to match the needs of students whilst supporting their own unique teaching styles. A new academic building at the University of Chichester benefits from a range of NEC large format displays and laser projection.
Collaboration through Telemedicine
Digital Health is the future of healthcare. Topics such as Telemedicine, Telehealth, virtual consultation, healthcare kiosks, remote patient monitoring and mobile applications will play a fundamental role in the future of healthcare treatments. San Bassiano Hospital embarked on an innovative project to create a Competence Centre which will bring the latest digital healthcare developments to the Bassiano del Grappa region.
Data driven audience delivery
Digital out of Home is entering a new era with embedded intelligence enabling brands to deliver highly targeted messages with accurate insights into audiences exposed to each campaign. Poised to transmit the right message in the right place at the right time, Orb has partnered with NEC to deliver an all-in-one DooH solution.
Creative signage changes the face of cinema
Cinema is no longer all about the movie; the visual experience is moving beyond the auditorium to stimulate and entertain cinema-goers in all areas of the venue. NEC digital screens transform the cinematic experience at Showcase Cinemas.
High bright outdoor passenger information
Delivering an enhanced passenger experience goes way beyond the terminal building encompassing the entire journey to and from the airport. Visitors traveling through Schiphol Airport via bus are benefiting from real-time timetable information easily readable even in sunlit locations to ease their onward journey.
Competitive advantage through technology
NEC Display Solutions has contributed to the technological transformation of the Valencia Conference Centre, equipping it with laser projection systems in a total of two auditoriums and nine meeting rooms.
Oncology MDT enhanced with display technology
Multi Disciplinary Team (MDT) sessions are crucial in oncology treatments facilitating collaboration amongst different specialties in achieving the best possible patient outcomes. The use of the latest technology in large format displays to support common discussion in radiology enhances the effectiveness of any MDT session across different specialties. IstanbulOnkoloji hospital has adopted the NEC 65” Ultra High Definition Large Format Display combined with the 8 megapixel Diagnostic Display MD Series to equip their MDT Boardroom.
AV tech facilities scientific research
Investing in homegrown academic talent whilst widening international reputation is all the more crucial in todays’ post Brexit Britain. The University of Hertfordshire’s ambitions to raise its profile have resulted in a magnificent new science building with cutting-edge technology including a range of NEC displays and projection solutions to support mainly undergraduate scientific research.
Multimedia installation brings a sensory experience
“White in The City “ is the title of a visionary project which, during Milan Design Week (3rd-9th April, 2017) brought together some of the leading international artists with a set of installations shown in four of the most beautiful architectural jewels of Milan in the district of Brera. Within this project was the multimedia installation “Blank Hotel”, at the historic Cusani Palace, organised by 3P Technologies, partner of NEC Display Solutions.
A bright welcome in a dazzling, modern environment
Glass is the perfect material with which to create a state of the art infrastructure which oozes innovation and a leading edge outlook. Whilst bright sunlight is energising and motivating, it does pose some challenges for digital visualisation. City, University of London uses NEC High Bright signage and laser projection to deliver perfect readability whilst enjoying an uplifting environment steeped in natural light.
Visual technology supports branding renewal
As we go about our daily lives we are increasingly reliant on technology to provide instant information to help us to make better, more informed choices. Delhaize demonstrates the high value it places on its customers and staff by delivering a shopping experience enhanced by NEC visual display technology.
AV technology; an enabler for effective internal comms
Keeping employees well informed and engaged is at the very heart of business success at investment management firm Rathbones; its recent rapid growth is testament to this. The forward looking company employs the latest in AV technology integrated seamlessly into stylish surroundings. Designed to impress, motivate and communicate with its visitors and staff, Rathbones knows exactly where its investment counts.
Video wall technology for the next generation
Seeking to maintain its traditional values but to attract a new generation of customer, the UK’s famous fish & chip restaurant chain moves into the iconic landmark Blackpool Tower but injects a modern twist. NEC video wall technology is used to offer social media interactions to present the new face of Harry Ramsden’s.
Reaping the benefits of laser
Laser technology delivers consistent, long lasting performance projecting a bright high quality image viewable even in high ambient light conditions. The University of Bath have installed NEC laser projection across a large part of its general teaching areas; to standardise its quality offering to staff and students and reap the benefits of compelling TCO credentials.
Presenting stunning imagery to entice and inspire
In visiting a new area or returning to discover more, holiday makers are anxious to maximise their valuable vacation time. Providing inspirational images and easily accessible information, visionary tourist centres like Saint-Emilion employ the latest visual displays to attract tourists and keep them returning for more.
Remote system management of Medical Display quality control procedures
The Lecco ASST has been equipped with a new PACS (Picture Archive and Communication System) in cloud mode which makes it possible to manage the work flows and the imaging of the Imaging Department (radiology, nuclear medicine and radiotherapy), the Cardiology Department and Digestive Endoscopy, of the various hospitals. The display system with diagnostic monitors is an integral part of the Sectra PACS system implemented at the Lecco ASST.
AV tech leads a regeneration for the future
Following an intensive refurbishment and rebranding programme, the central London conference and events venue has risen like a phoenix from its dated 80s shroud to present a modern, highly functional space benefiting from next generation technology, resulting in its highest ever occupancy levels.
Digital displays create a VIP welcome
The SAP Arena with up to 15,000 seats is not only Baden-Württemberg‘s largest multifunctional hall, it is also one of the most modern sports and event halls in Europe. In addition to ice hockey and handball games by the local teams, many other sporting events such as basketball and wrestling, concerts and TV events are held in the arena. On average, the 403,000 square metres are used for more than 100 events per year.
Facilitating effective medical collaboration
The Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) Meeting facility is crucial to assemble healthcare practitioners to collaborate with full access to consistently high standard PACS images, viewable by large numbers of people, both in one room and via remote conferencing. Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust has deployed NEC large format displays and projection in their MDT and Pathology meeting rooms as well as their Executive Boardroom.
Visual stimulus facilitates the travel agency of the future
When planning a much anticipated vacation, potential travellers are seeking inspiration and easy access to a wide range of options and offers. Well known travel company TUI is rolling out a new store concept using NEC video walls and touch screens which will enhance the traveller experience.
Robust, future proof and aesthetic digital menu boards
Where swift through-put and efficient customer service is business critical, in the QSR sector, successful in-store digital communications offers compelling rewards including cost savings and significant sales uplift. Greggs installs NEC professional-grade digital menu boards across its nationwide network of shops to instantly update pricing and special offers.
A quantum leap in a paperless practice
The dental practice of Dr Neuscheler & Kollegen focuses upon modern dentistry and makes sure that it is always technologically up-to-date by continuously investing in this area. Accordingly, the dental health and aesthetics of patients are always kept at the forefront due to the adoption of careful techniques and procedures.
Context-aware Retail Signage: Clas Ohlson Conceptual Pilot Installation
In the Clas Ohlson flagship store located in the recently opened Mall of Scandinavia in Stockholm, NEC teamed up with SMS/Smart Media Solutions, and Smartsign to create a new digitalized display solution that interacts with customers and shows commercial messages.
Strengthening the use of technology in Education
NEC Display Solutions and AV&Data have facilitated the digitisation of the British College of Gavà, developing a project which has enabled the digitalisation of classrooms and common areas with digital blackboards and projectors with COMM control.
Improving passenger satisfaction whilst reducing costs
Airports are constantly challenged to offer an efficient proposition to its passengers, minimising confusion or anxiety during the travelling experience, whilst remaining profitable and attractive. NEC’s display innovation helps ensure airports are one step ahead of travellers’ needs as demonstrated by a recent upgrade at Heathrow Airport.
Classroom digitisation for all ages
NEC Display Solutions, in collaboration with AV&Data, have brought digitisation to the Pàlcam School in Barcelona. The project began in 2005 and currently there are 72 classrooms benefiting from digital blackboards and the latest generation projectors used at all levels of education within the school.
Digital Signage – Bolist guides customers to achieve the best hardware purchase
Bolist is a purchasing organization with 200 member stores under a joint brand, with shared marketing and storage facilities. To show the full range of products in all stores, Bolist created an in-store kiosk solution. The kiosk communicates the brand and shows the total range of products, not only the physical products on store shelves.
Focus on Customer Experience - Hemmakvall's New Store Concept
More customer experience in the store whilst driving more targeted sales and marketing efforts using high quality NEC 42 and 80-inch displays with digital signage software provided by Visual Art.
Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel - Hospital-wide medical display solutions at work!
Hospital-wide digitalisation is seeing all departments embrace the technology which will improve efficiency, reduce costs and increase diagnostic confidence. Delivering superior image quality and state of the art display solutions across its entire estate, UZ Brussel trusts NEC Display Solutions to fulfil its visual display requirements.
Innovative digital learning spaces inspire student learning
Seeking ways to provide students with the ideal environment in which to study is leading today’s higher education establishments to develop more social spaces for group learning. The new Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms at Newcastle University offer quiet study spaces and areas designed for greater engagement and collaborative study. NEC visual displays facilitate messaging, entertainment and collaboration to enrich the student experience.
University of Kent - Seamlessly blending Old with New
Respect for the architecture and heritage of an historic building need not suppress its potential to fulfil the needs of a modern audience. Close collaboration and an adaptable approach has resulted in the provision of a flexible auditorium kitted out with the latest audio visual resources within the atmospheric nineteenth century Royal Dockyard Church.
In order to provide modern and innovative digital out-of-home media at Düsseldorf Airport, and to offer the best possible visual advertising space to companies, the DUS AD BOARD project upgrades the arrivals areas with an innovative NEC digital out-of-home solution which is easily controlled from a central location.
Bubbleroom is one of Sweden’s leading fashion enterprises with more than 400,000 registered customers. In 2013, the company took its successful e-commerce concept into physical stores – to get closer to customers and broaden its reach via new channels. The first store opened in Skärholmen in Stockholm. Today, Bubbleroom operates six stores in Sweden and plans to open an additional 14.
High Bright, Consistent and Long Lasting Projection Performance
Naturally light-filled learning spaces provide students with an environment conducive for participation and productivity. Students at York St John University benefit from NEC’s laser technology; projecting teaching material with crisp, bright images to ensure readability in high ambient light conditions, whilst securing the University a compellingly low TCO.
NEC delivers the tools to add lively atmosphere and revenue opportunities
Hartwall Arena is the number one multifunctional arena in Helsinki, Finland. During a major renovation and face-lift of the Arena hundreds of NEC displays were installed to improve service level, comfort and energy at the venue.
NEC creates the WOW factor on Tallink Silja vessels
When two of the largest vessels of Tallink Silja were taken into the dockyard for major renovations, digital signage was a key part of their transformation. Now both ships have several hundred displays advertising, guiding and entertaining passengers.
UHD 8MP Displays deliver extreme detail & patient confidence
Competition between medical facilities and hospitals is growing. In an environment such as this, the Merian Iselin Hospital for Orthopaedics and Surgery consistently focuses on high quality and best service in the care of its patients and equally with its physicians to differentiate itself.
Enriching student outreach through digital signage
Higher education establishments are catering for vast numbers of students and staff in diverse academic departments located in numerous buildings. Communicating with students, linking campuses and unifying the student population can be achieved through digital networks enabling instant news updates and notifications.
Inspiring & engaging customers through multi-channel communications
The mobile explosion is leading technological development and today’s retailers must find ways to embrace this through multi-channel digital communications. Marks & Spencer (M&S) is one of the high street leaders in digital experimentation, seeking new ways to inspire its customers. Large format NEC Displays are deployed throughout M&S’s stores displaying inspirational seasonal content to support and enhance the customer journey.
Creating the ultimate prestige retail experience
Harrods is an experience in itself, every bit an iconic visitor attraction in addition to purveyor of prestige goods. New digital media technologies enable the Knightsbridge store to deliver breathtaking visual content to enhance the retail experience and meet the high expectations of its discerning clientele.
Performance NEC Displays deliver targeted point-of-sale messaging and dramatic video wall advertising throughout the store, reflecting the status and quality of promoted brands.
Operating theatre and work processes improved by NEC operating room display and natural user interface system
Medical Dental Center – Naples, needed to improve the efficiency of processes during surgery so they improved the way a digital display was used for example by eliminating the need for the surgeon to physically touch the display or to provide instructions for the display to nursing staff. Using a 46-inch OR display, NEC MD462OR, and a natural user interface system (NUI Appliance), the centre has equipped its operating theatre with an advanced OR display system to be more efficient.
Multi-touch videowall facilitates the analysis of big data
Big Data is a data revolution affecting a wide range of industries today. With a vast mass of data now being generated, the key issue is how best to analyse it in order to gain actionable results. The Department of Meteorology at the University of Reading operates a touchscreen NEC video wall facility for the visualization, exploration and presentation of scientific data.
HIGH BRIGHT PROJECTION WITH ZERO MAINTENANCE
Businesses and Educators have been quick to recognise the benefits of laser as a light source and Swindon Academy is one of the first establishments in the UK to deploy the new technology. With a lamp life of 20,000 hours and zero maintenance, operational costs are dramatically minimised; a compelling proposition in resource stretched organisations.
HIGH IMPACT INFOTAINMENT IN HARSH OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENTS
This exclusive resort is providing holiday makers with an elite, cutting-edge holiday experience; delivering the full package of snow and apres-ski experiences, Aramón Formigal is working hard to delight its guests and ensure loyalty. Cutting-edge visual technology supports the high level of customer service, delivering ski and event information via displays which defy the harsh outdoor elements, meaning holiday makers don’t even need to take their ski boots off!
NEC TECHNOLOGY FROM RADIOLOGY TO THE CAFETERIA
With around 700 beds, Kliniken Essen-Mitte is one of the leading enterprises in the region with specialisations and technical competence at the highest level. The hospital was formed from the merger of the “Evangelische Huyssens-Stiftung” and the “Knappschafts-Krankenhaus” in 1995, which continue to operate as two divisions under Kliniken Essen-Mitte. Naturally for a hospital of this size, the IT infrastructure is vast: 1,100 PC workplaces alone are used across the divisions. In addition, there are 450 printers and multifunctional devices. The backbone of IT is formed by 120 servers, a large number of which have been virtualised.
TELLING A STORY THROUGH THE EYES OF THOSE WHO LIVED AND DIED
To mark the Centenary of the First World War, the Imperial War Museum in London opened a new, permanent First World War Gallery. Using audio visual equipment, the exhibit seeks to tell the story through the eyes of those who lived and died during the Great War and to engage with visitors who may have no knowledge of war.
PROJECTION SOLUTIONS FACILITATE LEARNING
Seeking support for remote monitoring and control alongside high reliability, support and value for money; Vienna University of Economic Sciences choses to equip its campus with NEC projectors to facilitate its learning programmes.
NEW FLEXIBLE LEARNING SPACES ENCOURAGE GROUP COLLABORATION
Several new flexible learning spaces at City University London are equipped with NEC installation projectors and large format displays. The bright modern learning environment is designed to encourage group collaboration and enable staff greater flexibility in the delivery of teaching. Using a less didactic style of teaching and adopting new technologies to enhance the student learning experience is shaping the way universities are attracting students who demand more from their tuition fees.
WIDE-SCREEN ESTATE ENHANCES VISUALISATION AND COLLABORATION
The roll-out of a new in-store service to customers, enabling quick and easy visualisation and quotation for room designs, is facilitated by new larger screen desktop displays from NEC. The 27 inch large wide-screen estate with wide viewing angles enables a collaborative experience for families as they draw up designs for their homes.
COMBINING ECOMMERCE WITH A PHYSICAL SHOPPING EXPERIENCE
As traditional high street retailers are increasingly under threat from cheaper and potentially more convenient on-line shopping channels, a new concept known as the weShop seeks to combine the benefits of ecommerce with an enhanced physical shopping experience, generating an emotional engagement and personalised retail experience. NEC, as technology partner, provides the large format POS display interface in this innovative shopping concept.
DIGITAL DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY BRINGS FICTION TO LIFE
Digital media is widely used in museums today, presenting exhibits to today’s technology savvy public in a way which inspires, stimulates and entertains. At its latest exhibition, the Museum of London employs projection and LCD display technology from NEC to bring to life the backdrop of Victorian London which plays stage to the fictional character of Sherlock Holmes. NEC videowall technology keeps visitors engaged for a fully immersive Sherlock Holmes experience.
EMPOWERING CABIN CREW USING INTERACTIVE TOUCH TECHNOLOGY
Royal Dutch Airlines, better known as KLM, is the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands. With a home hub at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, KLM operates scheduled passenger and cargo services to more than 90 destinations worldwide.
DISPLAYING FLIGHT INFORMATION IN FULL HD CLARITY
Munich Airport is one of the largest transport hubs in Europe; about 39 million passengers passed through it in 2013. A clear, consistent information system for passengers is essential and all digital signage solutions should provide clear and visible messages. This applies especially of course to flight information displays as they provide crucial communication essential for smooth and timely traveller transition.
ACHIEVING ACCURATE, RELIABLE AND CONSISTENT COLOUR MANAGEMENT
Suffering colour drift with an aged monitor estate, Hearst Magazine’s photography department refreshed with NEC SpectraView Reference 272 professional displays to achieve accurate and consistent colour management whilst reducing their cost of ownership.
ENGAGING CUSTOMERS IN THE DIGITAL SHOPPING AGE
A network of 165” UHD digital media walls located in premium shopping malls throughout the UK deliver a high impact medium to reach shoppers in today’s digital shopping age. Out-of-Home media owner, Limited Space, chose NEC display technology to provide its top brand clients with the means to engage with their target audience and build brand loyalty.
CREATING A LIFELIKE VISUAL EXPERIENCE FOR VISITORS
Finland is a country of forests and nature. To showcase this aspect of the country, the State, together with cities, municipalities and businesses in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area decided to build an exhibition centre where children and adults alike, from cities and abroad, could have a great and realistic impression of the Finnish nature.
CREATING IMMERSIVE EXHIBITS THROUGH A RANGE OF VISUAL MEDIA
An immersive exhibition of art, design, film, music and videogames; Digital Revolution is a comprehensive presentation of digital creativity, exploring and celebrating the transformation of the arts through digital technology since the 1970s. Through a range of NEC visual display solutions including large format and desktop displays and projection, visitors are presented with a mesmerising and absorbing experience.
USING DIGITAL SIGNAGE TO IMPROVE COMMUNICATION
Through integration of cutting edge technology, the Casino Gran Madrid uses NEC Display Technology to improve communication and interaction with its clientele, seeking to establish brand loyalty to affect sales uplift alongside substantial savings in the deployment of promotional activities. NEC V Series large format displays offer reliability and adaptability to meet the needs of the establishment into the future.
THE ANIMATED FILM DÄWIT IS BROUGHT TO LIFE ON REFERENCE MONITORS FROM THE SPECTRAVIEW® SERIES BY NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS
Artistic and culturally demanding films are the speciality of production company Fabian&Fred whose projects are regularly screened at international festivals. With their animated film Däwit, Fabian Driehorst and Frédéric Schuld continue to build on the success of the company they founded in 2011.
IMPRESSING VISITORS WITH SCALE, DRAMA & DIGITAL IMPACT
A prestigious new office space in the heart of the city is leading the way with a pioneering 15 metre long videowall in its state of the art reception area. Visitors are simultaneously impressed, informed and entertained when they enter Number 6 Bevis Marks with dynamic visual technology from NEC, which delivers a lasting impression.
DIGITAL SIGNAGE ON THE VIKING LINE
Viking Line is a public limited company and a market-leading brand in passenger traffic on the Northern Baltic Sea. It offers passenger services, recreation and cargo carrier services on the vessels Gabriella, Mariella, Amorella, Rosella, Viking Cinderella, Viking XPRS and on its new flagship Viking Grace.
CREATING IMMERSIVE, KINETIC EXPERIENCES
A successful combination of interactive content and kinetic technology was at the centre of an ambitious installation at Poland’s Sky Tower Shopping Centre.
Zoe Mutter discovers how a giant kinetic video wall was incorporated into the mall, acting as an intuitive solution to attract and engage customers. A case study from the AV Magazine, March/April issue 2014.
DIGITAL SIGNAGE WITH NEC LARGE FORMAT DISPLAYS
The Hiperdino Group implements digital signage within its supermarkets on the Canary Islands, improving communication with its customers, enhancing the shopping experience whilst achieving sales uplift.
MOTIVATING STUDENTS WITH COLLABORATIVE LEARNING SPACES
An innovative student centred approach to effective learning at Derby University has led to the development of informal, adaptable, interactive learning spaces which stimulate, create communities and embrace inclusivity. NEC multi-touch screens, mounted on moveable furniture, empower students to configure their own learning environment to promote collaboration within small group learning spaces.
POUDRE VALLEY HEALTH SYSTEM UPGRADES ITS MEDICAL IMAGING WITH NEC DISPLAYS
Accuracy in digital radiological imaging is critical for everyone involved. The medical staff needs to know exactly what is on the screen so they can provide a better diagnosis to the patients, who in turn need to know the correct results for their own well-being and peace of mind. From beginning to end, understanding the image is important, and since opening its doors in 1925, the USA’s Poudre Valley Health System has put the utmost emphasis on patient care and accuracy.
LIGHTING UP LONDON’S HOME OF ENTERTAINMENT
NEC Display Solutions has installed one of the largest displays of its kind in a public square, an LED digital display measuring 107 square metres, on the facade of the ODEON Leicester Square in London’s West End. The huge display, the size of half a basketball court, replaces the previous paper poster board and is flanked by two 18 square metre displays in one of the UK’s most prominent locations, which welcomes more than 90 million tourists every year.
NEC MEDICAL MONITORS GIVE HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM RADIOLOGISTS CLEARER INSIGHTS
Since 1895, when German scientist Wilhelm Roentgen discovered the ability of X-rays to pass through solid objects and provide a view of what is inside, medical professionals have relied on the field of medical imaging. Film-based X-rays were the standard until recently, when many hospitals and healthcare facilities started replacing them with digital images – first in the traditional grayscale and later with colored images that helped provide a more detailed look at the inner workings of the human body.
ENTHUSING VISITORS WITH INSPIRATIONAL SPORTING IMAGES
The largest stadium in the Netherlands, Amsterdam Arena uses a mix of visual media to engage with fans and visitors, inspiring them with powerful sporting images whilst promoting ancillary activities as an additional revenue source.
BROADCASTING SPORT 24/7
Part of the former International Broadcast Centre (IBC) at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, has been transformed into the new home of BT Sport with state of the art production and broadcasting systems. With 24/7 capability and reliability crucial, NEC large format and desktop screens deliver superior visual display performance throughout the extensive facility.
DRILLING RIG SIMULATION FROM HUISMAN AND SAAB CZECH
Technicians from Huisman are working with Saab Czech on a unique drill rig simulator. There are currently only two machines in the world that are used to educate oilrig workers. Both have been developed by Huisman - one is located in Texas and the second simulator will be located in Australia.
ORCHESTRATING A DYNAMIC DIGITAL PERFORMANCE
A contemporary music venue offering an eclectic program, this is an architectural and musical delight for lovers of the arts. Both locals and visitors to Ghent, Belgium, are promised a treat for their eyes and ears at the De Bijloke Music Centre where dynamic digital signage contributes to creating a memorable visitor experience.
CONNECTING WITH CUSTOMERS THROUGH INTERACTIVE GAMING
Seeking new ways to connect with their customers, retail brands are using new on- and off-line techniques to interact and engage on a wider scale. For the launch of their new ‘Juiced’ range, Volvic recently ran a campaign that saw them install a giant interactive billboard game based in one of the UK’s most prestigious shopping malls, all in support of a wider strategy that included a TV ad, a UK wide tasting tour and a Facebook competition.
IMPROVING THE PASSENGER EXPERIENCE
As part of a multi-million pound investment project aimed at improving the passenger experience ahead of the busy summer season, the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company installs a digital signage solution aboard the passenger ferry Scillonian III and at Land’s End Airport.
CREATING A DYNAMIC DIGITAL THEATRE BACKDROP
A performance facility accessible by the whole community, The Horizon Theatre boasts state of the art technology to project dynamic digital backdrops to enhance stage productions whilst reducing costs.
BRINGING HISTORY TO LIFE AT THE TOUCH OF A SCREEN
A new museum, purpose-built around the hull of England’s most famous warship, tells the story of her crew through interactive audio visual presentations. Bringing history to life, NEC displays with through-glass touch foil screens enable visitors to discover the context surrounding the artefacts found on board the Mary Rose, presenting a highly visual tableau of life in Tudor times.
PROVIDING CLIENTS WITH A CUTTING-EDGE ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH TO WORK OUT
Fitness Hut finds a cost effective AV solution for its chain of gyms by leasing NEC display and projection equipment to provide their clients with a cutting-edge environment in which to work out.
COMMUNICATION & ENTERTAINMENT WITH ADDED VIBE
Regarded by its student customer base as lacking in vibrancy, the Sugarhouse nightclub invested in digital signage and a projected video wall casting vast edge blended imagery to lift the atmosphere and inject a new vibe into student nightlife.
ENHANCING THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE
Students, staff and visitors to the University of Warwick can now enjoy big screen outdoor entertainment following the installation of an NEC LED videowall in their central piazza
INTRODUCING AN INNOVATIVE AND LEGALLY COMPLIANT HOME OFFICE SOLUTION FOR RADIOLOGISTS
Bregenz State Hospital is a focal institution for the Vorarlberger Unterland catchment region with a capacity of 275 beds. A variety of special services are utilised by patients not only throughout Austria but also from Germany and Switzerland.
CREATING A DIGITAL RETAIL DESTINATION
Trinity Leeds, the only large scale shopping mall opening in the UK in 2013 and the largest project of its type in Western Europe, opened in March 2013. Representing the blueprint for the future of retail, the mall is fully digital, offering shoppers a mobile app and free wifi, in addition to a £1million screen network investment featuring gigantic interactive NEC videowalls.
FACILITATING OPERATOR EFFICIENCY
Bristol Water upgrades its monitoring equipment to include a new streamlined display system comprising a videowall, large format display and workstation displays to enhance operator efficiency.
CREATING PERFECT DISPLAY SOLUTIONS
Pursuing bookmaker business development, OLYMP launched a project for the construction of the largest bookmaker related entertainment complex in Kazakhstan. Following the installation of a number of NEC large format displays and projectors, visitors enjoy high quality broadcast of sporting events.
PERFORMANCE AND AESTHETICS TO COMPLEMENT APPLE
Seeking to enhance the working environment in order to encourage collaboration and inspire creativity, ITV set about transforming its workplace technology. Achieving a minimalist look which complements the sleek white design of its Apple estate, 4,000 NEC EX231W screens have been installed on desktops throughout the organisation. Improving communication in public access areas, NEC’s 46inch X463UN ultra narrow bezel videowall display creates a striking first impression for visitors.
IMPROVING THE VIEWING OF PACS IMAGES IN THE OPERATING THEATRE
The Boulogne-sur-Mer Hospital Centre has equipped its operating theatre with specialist NEC 46” displays in order to improve the viewing of PACS images and videos, to facilitate the work of surgeons and the nursing team. Patient Archive and Communication System (PACS) will eventually replace traditional film within all hospital centres.
UPGRADING TO INTERACTIVE DIGITAL LEARNING METHODS
With whiteboards already existing, the Jacint Verdaguer School, teaching students from kindergarten to primary level (ages 3 to 12 years), invested in new 3D capable NEC projectors within 13 of its classrooms. The pioneering school recognised significant benefits for the children in enhancing their learning capacity through the latest interactive techniques.
FACILITATING A CLEAR AND RELIABLE PASSENGER INFORMATION SYSTEM
NEC has been the main supplier of screens and projectors for Oslo Airport Gardermoen since 2005. With a proven record of providing the highest levels of reliability, passengers and staff at Norway’s largest and busiest airport bene!t from NEC displays delivering 24/7 digital information.
PROJECTING MOVING IMAGE ARTWORK IN STUNNING HD
To coincide with the London 2012 Olympic Games, Film and Video Umbrella and De La Warr Pavilion presented four newly commissioned moving image artworks on the theme of sporting excellence. With high levels of expectation regarding quality of image and delivery from the artists and the producer, three NEC PA500U projectors were specified to do justice to the stunning HD content in a challenging mixed light environment.
HAVING FUN LEARNING THROUGH TECHNOLOGY
In the classroom of a Munich primary school, children learn with Tablets and projectors. Working together as a group, what keeps the wheels rolling in business and society, is often unusual in schools. Modern teaching approaches and the latest technology help teachers to promote social training for pupils. Ludwig Maximilian University, LMU of Munich is carrying out research as to what they should pay attention to there.
DÜSSELDORF STUDENTS EVALUATE THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN LECTURES
In lectures at colleges and universities, there is now an even greater need for improvement in the use of innovative presentation techniques. This is the conclusion of a project study in the Industrial Engineering degree programme at the University of Applied Sciences in Düsseldorf. Eight students interviewed fellow students and lecturers extensively on the use of modern presentation techniques in lectures. The project was supported by NEC Display Solutions. The company supports a variety of research and education projects in order to allow evaluation of innovative teaching methods.
AUDIO VISUAL INFRASTRUCTURE CONTRIBUTES TO A BETTER WORKING ENVIRONMENT
NEC was assigned the task of creating an energy-ef!cient audio visual infrastructure at United Spaces along with Adeste, supplier of PRINT and VISION solutions, and Lexter, supplier of sound design in public environments. The integrated solutions would, among other things, contribute to a better working environment, involving users in United Spaces’ environmental goals and enhancing the modern feeling that permeates the premises.
A TURNKEY RENTAL SOLUTION FOR DYNAMIC RETAIL DIGITAL SIGNAGE
Thanks to the French hypermarket chain’s forward thinking approach, customers at 15 E.Leclerc centres are enjoying an enhanced shopping experience through a dynamic digital retail signage system. In collaboration with DMX Profuse®, the E.Leclerc stores are leasing a number of signage packages ranging from 40” and 46” large format NEC displays to multi-display NEC videowalls and wifi totum solutions positioned at strategic points to inform and stimulate customers.
ZURICH AIRPORT RELIES UPON DIGITAL SIGNAGE SOLUTIONS FROM NEC
Signposts and advertising elegantly displayed.
Zurich Airport offers its visitors a first-class flight information system and improves any waiting time with visually appealing advertising on digital displays.
PROVIDING HIGH QUALITY HD PERFORMANCE FOR BROADCASTING
tpc switzerland ag - technical service provider from SRF (Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen) has, as one would expect, extremely high quality standards, but the price-performance ratio is also scrutinised when selecting components. When Swiss TV was selecting monitors for new control rooms, equipment from NEC Display Solutions met their exacting requirements.
VIDEOWALL INSTALLATIONS IN DOUGLAS FLAGSHIP STORES
What catches the eye at the entrance to the Douglas store in Munich is a 2.1 meter wide and 6.12 meter high videowall, which immediately attracts the attention of the customers.
MAKING USE OF MODERN DISPLAY AND VIDEOCONFERENCE TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION
Modernization of the education and conference facilities
With approximately 15,000 students and 2,800 members of staff, the University of Eastern Finland is one of the largest universities in Finland. The University of Eastern Finland was established in 2010 as the result of the merger of the University of Joensuu and the University of Kuopio. The university’s three campuses are located in Joensuu, Kuopio and Savonlinna. The University of Eastern Finland is a multidisciplinary university, which offers teaching in more than 100 major subjects.
NEC DELIVERS LIVE IMAGE IN IIHF ICE HOCKEY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
NEC and Trend Channel jointly arranged live images from the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Helsinki, Finland to show all over the Hartwall Arena and Hall of Fame restaurant.
INTERACTIVE VISUAL PRESENTATION BRINGS HISTORY TO LIFE
Having just undergone a complete refurbishment and with so much history on it’s doorstep, York Museum has a magnificent story to tell. Andrew Morrison, curator at York Museum explains ‘science, roman history and medieval religion, all represented at our museum, are all strongly routed in the classical world and the refurbishment allowed our building to reflect this with its own classical beauty.’ Using NEC X Series Reference video wall displays, with their precise image and virtually invisible bezels, innovative display solutions were created to bring life to the atmospheric surroundings.
NEC REPOPULATES LA VENARIA REALE
Un salto nel XVII secolo (A leap into the seventeenth century) by Peter Greenaway. Director Peter Greenaway is “repopulating” La Venaria Reale in Turin with a spectacular audio-video installation, sponsored by the Piedmont Region, which will be open to visitors for three years.
NEC 3D DLP® PROJECTORS SUCCESSFULLY TESTED IN SWEDISH SCHOOL
There was no skiving off school today. The boys and girls of Gärsnäs school in Simrishamn, Sweden are concentrating hard and look fascinated at the explanation of how the human heart works. In the next 30 minutes they will get more information about the blood system using 3D technology from NEC Display Solutions Europe. So far the results are more than promising.
CREATING A DISCRETE AND ELEGANT FRAMEWORK TO DISPLAY HIGH QUALITY ART WORKS
For the 2012 commission at Tate Britain, artist Patrick Keiller was invited to animate the space with an exhibition based on his arts practice. Tate selected NEC PA Series displays to present Keiller’s film works, providing elegance and discretion whilst displaying high quality images, colour saturation and resolution with great viewing angles, allowing curatorial flexibility and an enhanced visitor experience.
IMPLEMENTING AN INTEGRATED QA SOLUTION FOR DIAGNOSTIC, MONITORING AND REPORTING
The role that a reliable screen representation plays in diagnosis and reporting is clear to every radiologist. In practice, however, quality control and proper monitor set-up are often neglected. Not by the Hessing foundation. The renowned healthcare provider relies on an integrated system from NEC Display Solutions.
CREATING OUT-OF-HOME ADVERTISING NETWORKS USING MEDIAWALLS
Austria’s busiest railway stations see thousands of passengers passing through daily. An attractive potential advertising opportunity, The Austrian Federal Railway Service invited The Digital Display Media Group GmbH to create Austria’s largest out-of-home advertising network using NEC ultra-narrow video wall displays.
NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS SUPPLIES MAC MAHON STUDIO WITH SPECTRAVIEW ® REFERENCE DISPLAYS
”NEC Display Solutions offers a high-performance, comprehensive solution while always being ahead of time on the technological level!“ Patrick GUIS, professional photographer.
ENHANCING THE PASSENGER EXPERIENCE THROUGH DIGITAL ADVERTISING
Employing digital communication methods to engage with its customers and enhance the passenger experience, Eurostar International Ltd contracted JCDecaux Airport to install and manage a digital screen advertising network at its iconic London home using NEC public displays.
CREATING A CROSS CAMPUS COMMUNICATION SOLUTION
Broadcasting to student union venues up and down the country, the Subtv channel reaches 1.5 million 18-24 year olds in 88 UK universities. Offering powerful targeted messaging opportunities to advertisers whilst providing a service and multi- media experience for students, Subtv, as part of their 10 year contract with its stakeholders have replaced legacy plasma displays with 200 NEC V Series displays at over 30 locations.
CREATING EFFICIENCIES THROUGH DIGITAL MENU BOARDS
Evaluating the benefits of digitising its menu boards, the John Lewis Partnership instructed Digital Media Projects Ltd (DMP), a technology company based in Harrogate to create a digital signage concept for its flagship Oxford Street store. Replacing typed A3 boards, diners visiting The Place to Eat restaurant, the Brasserie, the Bistro and the Coffee Shop now make their selection from 25 x 23” EX231W and two x 46” P461 NEC screens positioned alongside each serving section. The signage on these screens, powered by DMP’s digital signage solution can be created, amended and deployed from anywhere with an internet connection using their unique web-based Creator and Content Management System (CMS).
IMPRESSIVE VIDEO WALL IN HUBLOT BOUTIQUE IN PLACE VENDÔME
The objective of opening Hublot latest flagship store in the famous Place Vendôme in Paris “was to create a strong impact and to illustrate the prestigious nature of the brand while maintaining a management structure that was both central and local in its communication,” said Ion Schiau, International Retail Manager.
CREATING A ROBUST ENTERTAINMENT WALL WITH GREEN FEATURES
Autumn 2011 saw the opening of a new £15m student hub at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk. In keeping with Edge Hill’s proven commitment to sustainable development, the energy-efficient building with eco-friendly features required kitting out with similar attention to its IT installations. The nine screen video wall delivers 138 inches of awesome high definition student entertainment to complement its ultra-modern environment.
CREATING COLLABORATIVE LEARNING ZONES
The theme throughout the recent refurbishment of David Goldman Informatics Centre located on the St Peters Campus and the Murray Library located on City Campus has been collaborative learning through technology. Through innovative AV concepts, students at the University of Sunderland are now benefiting from interactive group learning techniques using NEC ultra-short throw projection combined with SMART interactive whiteboards.
CREATING A DIGITAL INTERACTIVE EXHIBITION
Part of a £9m redevelopment programme at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, the Revolution gallery was destined to become an interactive space to engage with the public, setting the scene as they begin their journey through the exhibition. Visitors are welcomed by an incredible 50 screen video wall and a spectacular digital sculpture - a unique and visually arresting centrepiece which enables the visitor to become part of the exhibition itself.
HEIGHTENING THE CONSUMER RETAIL EXPERIENCE
Competing against more established low cost fashion brands, the US retailer was relatively unknown within the European market and had to make a big impression with its first UK store. The vast store frontage offered a superb opportunity to create a high visual impact using NEC videowall technology with specialist integrator, Decorum-Technology.
PERFORMING ACCURATE AND CONSISTENT COLOUR CALIBRATION
Disappointed with their incumbent monitors used for retouching and general colour work, Guardian News & Media (GNM) re-evaluated and looked to NEC’s SpectraView colour solution to overcome previous issues with uniformity to deliver consistent even colour across the monitor.
As part of a complete renovation, the office buildings of Kustermann Park in Munich have been fitted out with the latest media technology. All projectors and LCD monitors are supplied by NEC Display Solutions. A total of 22 large-screen LCD monitors of the NEC MultiSync® P Series and 10 Type NEC NP3250 projectors have been installed.
CREATING A CROSS CAMPUS VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS ‘WOW’
When Cardinal Newman College began searching for ways to enrich their students’ educational and social progression, they went about it in no small way with the determination to make a big impression. With Saville Audio Visual, NEC delivered a high quality, high impact display solution.
RICH MEDIA INFRASTRUCTURE LINKS ENTIRE CAMPUS
Aquinas College have moved into a brand new state of the art premises, benefiting from an IT infrastructure capable of running multiple applications and rich media services linking all departments within the College. An investment in the future with NEC’s commercial grade displays providing total assurance of longevity, lifecycle continuity and reduced cost of ownership.
INVESTMENT IN THE FUTURE
Flughafen Wien AG does not make compromises when it comes to choosing suitable digital signage display solutions. The company has therefore placed its trust in high-quality LC public displays from NEC Display Solutions’ MultiSync® P series for the new Airport TV and for the visitor guidance and management information systems.
FOCUS OF ATTENTION IN THE FITNESS STUDIO
NEC Display Solutions kits out V-itness GmbH with LCD Public Displays and Desktop LCDs.