Our MetroSpec Double Sided Slimline LCD Passenger Information Display was showcased at LightRail 2017. This Exhibition was at the Gold Coast published in an article by Track & Signal Magazine. Tehnika control the G: link light rail system on the Gold Coast. … Continue reading LCD Passenger Information Display @ LightRail 2017
Railway Dust Railway dust, also known as industrial fallout, is the fine metal particulates produced any place you have metal rubbing against metal such as between the wheels and rails, the pantograph and power line, or the brake pad and … Continue reading Railway Dust and Passenger Information Displays
The problem As the name suggests, a Liquid-crystal display (LCD) is filled with a liquid crystal between two polarizing filters. In low temperature environments this liquid crystal will suffer from a loss of brightness and much slower response times. In … Continue reading LCD operation in subzero environments
The Problem The TV-B-Gone (pictured below) is a small universal infrared remote control with one function, turning TV’s off. This simple universal remote was quickly adopted by pranksters to turn off public LCD displays. The latest version has a range of 100 meters, allowing … Continue reading Stop TV-B-Gone Attacks
For an LCD to be viewable outdoors in a bright environment, it needs to be high bright. The LCD TV in your house is only designed for indoor viewing. If you move it outside it will look washed out and images … Continue reading Comparing Standard LCD’s to High Bright LCD Displays
Dust and dirt Many outdoor high bright LCD display manufacturers try to mitigate the adverse effects of dust or insects though the use of air filters. This leads to higher ongoing maintenance costs and lower reliability if the air filters … Continue reading What are the benefits of a MetroSpec high bright outdoor LCD display?
Before we discuss the importance of Outdoor LCD displays IP Ratings (Ingress Protection), let’s first examine what an IP rating is and how it works. To make it easier for users to judge the ingress protection of a product rather … Continue reading Outdoor LCD Displays IP Ratings and why it is important
Overview Metromatics offers two distinctly different rugged high bright LCD designs typically used for Passenger Information Displays (PID’s) at bus, tram and train stations. Both are highly reliable and backed by almost a decade of Engineering expertise, but by changing … Continue reading Passenger Information Display Maintenance Philosophy