With so many outdoor digital signage displays on the market, researching is key to making the right decision. The first thing you need to ask yourself is, “How many hours will my display panel spend under direct sunlight?” Some standard … Continue reading Commercial vs. MetroSpec Outdoor Digital Signage Displays
What are LCD Controller Boards? LCD Controller Boards also known as A/D cards, control all the functions of an LCD. For example, they connect different video source inputs and show them on a screen. Additionally, you can control and monitor them … Continue reading LCD Controller Boards – what are they?
LightRail 2017 We were privileged to have our MetroSpec Double Sided Slimline LCD Passenger Information Display showcased at LightRail 2017 on the Gold Coast. Published in an article by Track & Signal Magazine. The exhibition was located 50 metres away from … Continue reading LCD Passenger Information Display @ LightRail 2017
Railway Dust Railway dust, or industrial fallout, is the fine metal particulates produced when metal rubs against metal. In fact, the friction between wheels and rails, the panto-graph and power line, or brake pads and a rotors are good example … Continue reading Railway Dust and Passenger Information Displays
LCD in sub-zero temperatures: The problem As the name suggests, the liquid crystal between two polarising filters fills a Liquid-crystal display unit (LCD). In low-temperature environments, this liquid crystal suffers from a loss of brightness and slower response times. In sub-zero … 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. For this reason, pranksters have adopted this simple universal remote to turn off public LCD displays. Because the latest version has a range … Continue reading How you can Stop TV-B-Gone Attacks
For an LCD to be viewable outdoors in a bright environment, it needs to be high bright. LCD TVs used in your home are for indoor viewing. If you move it outside it will look washed out and images will be … Continue reading Comparing Standard LCD’s to High Bright LCD Displays
Benefits of High bright Outdoor LCD Displays Ever wanted to the know the Benefits of High Bright Outdoor LCD Displays and how they survive in various environments. Read on further. Dust and dirt Many outdoor high bright LCD display manufacturers … Continue reading What are the benefits of high bright outdoor LCD displays?
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. The standard known as IEC 60529 defines different levels of ingress protection. This standard makes … 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. Yet, by changing … Continue reading Passenger Information Display Maintenance Philosophy