The rental US market scored the win-win deal as Learfield and GoVision announced their merging on the 30th of June. Learfield, which is a diverse multimedia enterprise specializing in collegiate sports marketing, expanded its range of services with the professional expertise of GoVision, a provider of mobile and modular LED video technology for a variety of events. Managing nearly 1000 projects annually GoVision is one of the major players in the US rental market. In particular, the company’s equipment has been deployed for the NCAA Final Four basketball championship, the last three US presidential inaugurations, live broadcast of Pope Francis' visit to the U.S. Capitol, etc. We asked Chris Curtis, CEO, and founder of GoVision, how the merging will affect the company’s positions regarding future prospects and growth potential.
LED Screen Guru - large indoor and outdoor video display assistant - Expert Opinion
With its patented Common Cathode Technology SiliconCore (SCT) has been at the forefront of innovation in the LED display market. The company’s innovative approach enables higher resolution screens with extremely small pixel pitches, as of 1.2 mm of the Lavender display. Exceptional operating capabilities of the Lavender display were recognized with the Best of Show Awards at InfoComm 2015. Eric Li, the founder and CEO of SCT, comments on the recent trends of LED displays’ market and the company’s commitment to meet these trends.
EKTA, European manufacturer and provider of high-end LED technology, has been on the market for twenty five years. Igor Pastukh, the company’s founder and currently Adviser Director General, tells the story of EKTA evolvement and reveals factors that drove the company to success.
Daktronics started in 1968 as a small company that manufactured electronic voting systems for state legislatures. Today, having been on the market for almost fifty years, it is one of the world leaders in the display industry. According to iSuppli Corp., Daktronics has been holding 30 percent of the entire worldwide LED video display market share since 2001. With an extensive portfolio including electronic scoreboards, programmable display systems, large screen video displays, and audio systems, the company provides a full range of services for its type of business.
AOTO Electronics Co., Ltd. is a diversified holding company registered in Shenzhen, China. Founded in 1993 AOTO combines four business lines under one brand, namely LED display manufacturing, banking electronics, lighting engineering and sports operation. The company offers a complete line of indoor and outdoor direct view LED display products as well as control systems of its own making. In 2015 AOTO was the first to introduce the smallest pixel pitch on the market, which is 0.75mm.
In the world of AV technologies the Planar Systems brand needs little introduction. With three decades of experience in flat panel display technology, projection, and processing, Planar has led over sixty innovations in the display industry. Its unique display solutions are successfully deployed in the most demanding environments across many markets. At InfoComm 2015 Planar DirectLight LED Video Wall System received four industry awards and was highly commended by leading experts in the field. Following the company’s recent success we asked Steve Seminario, senior product marketing manager for Planar Systems, to share his insights regarding LED market trends.