+44 (0) 207 381 7840

LED News and Commentary

Parx Casino in Philadelphia and the evolution of its digiLED screen installations

In 2009, Twitter had recently appeared on the scene, Bitcoin had just been invented by the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto.

The same year, at Parx Casino – a thoroughbred horse racing venue and the largest casino gaming complex in Pennsylvania, digiLED installed three giant screens on the roof of the casino and one at the race track.

As NAB closes, thanks for visiting!

The live broadcast events exhibition in Vegas, NAB 2022, has come to a close, and we’d like to thank those who were able to pop by to say hello. It was great to be back at a real live show! Get in touch to find out more about the perfect screen for your broadcast studio installation.

The Big Picture, by Graham Burgess

Our industry trade shows are a hot topic of conversation as we head into a period where 3 major events; The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) and InfoComm, all fall in within a six week window.

Traditionally, we exhibit at NAB, with partners DVG, FX and TVOne featuring the latest in newsroom visuals with the design and integration of high resolution LED screens.

Cleveland Cavaliers Stunning LED screen Power Portal

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ sports stadium in Ohio, USA recently reinvigorated its venue with a $185 million investment. Central to the transformation was a first of its kind ‘Power Portal’ – a fully immersive entrance tunnel, covered floor to ceiling in 204 sqm of 2.6mm digiLED panels, amounting to a jaw-dropping 31 million pixels.

The Big Picture, by Graham Burgess

China Zero COVID Policy – Complications

It would appear that the LED industry has a significant problem about to hit us!

Shenzhen is to go into lock down with subways, buses and public transport generally shutting down, shops are empty and closing/closed, restaurants are closing and all Shenzhen residents instructed to stay at home, the initial expectation is that this will be for 2 weeks.

digiLED Screen Wows Passers By At Italian Retail Mall

Another installation at Galleria Commerciale Porta di Roma in Italy that we’re very proud of – high fidelity colour reproduction was key to this project as the screen needed to identically match the physical banner tower, to ensure advertisers logos were perfect, whilst also meeting the ultrawide viewing angles needed for a screen that runs parallel to the walkway underneath.

The Big Picture, by Graham Burgess

Another COVID-hit Chinese New Year

As we approach the Lunar New Year, it is clear that the celebrations in China will again differ from the norm.

Our Shenzhen based team are resigned to being unable to travel back to their hometowns to celebrate the Spring Festival as they would normally do.

Talking LEDs by Tom Mudd

Photo credit: ANC, Pacers Sports and Entertainment & Jackson Hart
Covering the center-hung gondola at Indiana Pacers in LED

Flat screens are so last decade. This was very much the design philosophy when imagining the geometry of the centre-hung gondola at Indiana Pacers.

Indiana Pacers

Photo credit: ANC & Pacers Sports and Entertainment
digiLED complete first “field of play” display in US major league sports for the Indiana Pacers

The centre-hung structure features a four-sided gondola, with each face providing a convex curve to optimise wide angle viewing.

James Hensman joins digiLED sales team

James joins digiLED as Sales Manager responsible for new business development and sales within the UK and has previously worked in a variety of different technology areas so comes to digiLED with excellent knowledge of display systems.

digiLED products are installed in all LED screen markets in the UK, including DOOH, corporate, retail stores, educational establishments, house of Worship, leisure facilities, high profile sports venues and arenas.

Tawar Mall in Qatar

Three years on and as stunning as ever

In 2018, digiLED were tasked with providing eight outdoor and two indoor LED screens for Tawar Mall. All together, the screens total a massive 840sqm, the largest quantity of LED at any single location in Qatar.

The Big Picture, by Graham Burgess

Chinese New Year 2022  – the Year of the Tiger

(Though unfortunately not Hull City’s)

The year of the Tiger is the next major celebration in the lunisolar calendar (the traditional Chinese calendar) with New Year’s Day falling on 1st February 2022 according to the western calendar.