Digital Technology News

Mount Sinai Hospital Donor Wall by Envision

Envision (Toronto) created the new state-of-the-art digital donor recognition system for Toronto's Mount Sinai Hospital.

McCann Systems Wins Apex Gold for Viacom store

McCann Systems (Edison, N.J.) received an Apex Installation Award for its work at Viacom’s White Box at Times Square, New York City.

Van Gogh's Bedrooms exhibit at Art Institute of Chicago / Interactives by Bluecadet

Bluecadet (Philadelphia) developed a suite of interactives for the Art Institute of Chicago's newest exhibit, Van Gogh's Bedrooms--the first time all three versions of Vincent Van Gogh’s The Bedroom have been displayed together in North America.

Daktronics Display for Univ of Arkansas Razorbacks

Daktronics (Brookings, S.D.) is building 11 new LED displays for four venues at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, including the largest display in college baseball.

Dave Burgoon, SloanLED

SloanLED (Ventura, Calif.) announced two additions to its national sales team: David Burgoon, National Account Manager – Petroleum/C‑Stores and Brian Davis, National Account Manager – Sign Group.

Digital displays by Nanov at Savannah Airport

Nanov Display (Miami) is building digital display kiosks for departure gate corridors at Savannah Hilton Head International Airport.

Xlab 2015 Social New York Chapter Social Event

SEGD and the Preset Group will be hosting a social, known as the unofficial kick-off party for DSE 2016, in Las Vegas on Tuesday evening March 15. OK, call it a warm-up for St.

Morgan Stanley LED Spectacular, Times Square

Daktronics (Brookings, S.D.) created Morgan Stanley's new LED spectacular on Times Square.

Chatswood Chase shopping center, Sydney

BrandCulture (Sydney) designed a traffic-inspiring graphic installation for Chatswood Chase shopping center in Sydney to help re-activate an area undergoing renovation.

Planar Clear Concept Award

Planar Systems Inc. (Portland, Ore.) is accepting submissions for its Clear Concept Award program through January 8. It is the first-ever competition focused on organic light-emitting diode transparent display technology.

Craig Martin, Reality Interactive, takes Xlab 2015 attendees on a Experiential Digital Retail walking tour in NYC

Reality Interactive (Middletown, Conn.) hosted an "Experiential Digital Retail" tour of New York City Nov. 6 as part of Xlab 2015. If you missed it, don't worry: they made a video!

Forge Media + Design partners on HP wayfinding apps

Forge Media + Design (Toronto) has been named a preferred partner for HP Enterprise's mobile wayfinding app program.

NANOV Displays alongside train tracks in Edmonton, Alberta

NANOV Displays (Miami, Fla.) provided the outdoor digital signage displays installed along the rails of the Edmonton, Alberta, transit system.


22Miles Digital Signage & Wayfinding (Milpitas, Calif.) introduced a 3D mapping tool that allows you to quickly turn any touchscreen display or kiosk into an interactive wayfinding solution.

Shikatani Lacroix Designs the Customer FLOW

Shikatani Lacroix (Toronto) worked with Cable & Wireless Communications to reinvent its consumer-facing retail brand FLOW.


Planar Systems Inc. (Beaverton, Ore.) is sponsoring the first-ever design competition focused on OLED transparent display technology. The deadline for submittals is January 8, 2016.


Planar Systems (Beaverton, Ore.) debuted its Planar® LookThru™ OLED transparent display, a breakthrough product that creates a new category for see-through displays, at Xlab 2015 Nov. 5 in New York City.


Planar Systems (Portland, Ore.) will hold an open house Nov. 3 and 4 during New York Digital Signage Week.

Shopping City, Austria

22 Miles (Milpitas, Calif.) provided the wayfinding software platform for the digital signage system at Shopping City mall near Vienna, Austria, which won a 2015 DIGI Award.


Planar Systems, Inc. (Portland, Ore.) unveiled the next generation of its Planar® UltraRes™ Series 4K LCD display line, designed for ultra-high resolution commercial applications.

Watchfire 16mm digital billboard

Watchfire Signs (Danville, Ill.) has added a 16mm option to its MX Class line of digital billboards.

Selecting the Right Digital Display by NanoLumens

NanoLumens (Norcross, Ga.) has launched a white paper entitled "Selecting the Right Digital Display."

Planar DirectLight LED Video Wall System

Planar Systems, Inc. (Portland, Ore.) recently received four awards from leading AV and digital signage publications for its LED video wall system.


NEW YORK –  Artists, hackers, coders, and entrepreneurs are transforming the ways we connect with each other in the digital and physical worlds and disrupting the very nature of experience design. They’ll gather at Xlab 2015—Nov. 5-6 in NYC—to share how they’re using platforms like virtual reality, messaging, wearable technology, beacons, and data to connect people and place.


NanoLumens (Atlanta) made Inc. magazine's Inc. 2015 list of the nation’s 5,000 fastest-growing private companies.


Infinite Scale (Salt Lake City) created the branding and wayfinding system for Texas A&M’s newly redeveloped football stadium complex, opening to the public September 12.


Bluecadet (Philadelphia) created the new mobile app "Slavery at Monticello: Life and Work on Mulberry Row" for the Thomas Jefferson Foundation.

Caterpillar Dealer Experience Center by Dimensional Innovations

Dimensional Innovations (Overland Park, Kansas) helped Caterpillar and Simantel design, fabricate, and install a new Dealer Experience Center for their Edwards, Ill., training campus (and made a cute CAT video about it).


LOS ANGELES – In today’s uber-competitive global marketplace, effective use of design and brand is a powerful differentiator.


Rowmark LLC (Findlay, Ohio) launched a mobile app that helps customers color-match the company's plastic sheet material by taking a photograph of a desired color.


Unified Field (New York) created a suite of interactive experiences for the National World War II Museum's new Campaigns of Courage pavilion, The Road to Berlin.

Blue Jays store by Shikatani Lacroix

Shikatani Lacroix’s digital retail design of the Toronto Blue Jays flagship retail store has received the 2015 ICX (Interactive Customer Experience Association) Excellence Award.


Shikatani Lacroix (Toronto) partnered with Adidas Golf to create new in-store interactive digital experiences aimed at building brand equity and increasing sales.


WASHINGTON, DC – In a world increasingly enabled by digital technology, designers are continuing to experiment with ways to integrate electronic and traditional media.


NanoLumens (Atlanta) installed the world’s first native 4K 2.5MM display at the newly redesigned Telstra Customer Insight Center in Sydney.


Brian Meszaros, CEO and founder of digital media consultancy OpenEye Global and a member of the SEGD Board of Directors, was named one of retail:design magazine's 40 Under 40 for 2015.

Tali Krakowsky Joins Prophet

Brand and strategy consultancy Prophet (New York) announced that Tali Krakowsky has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner in the design practice.

NanoLumens Displays at Boston Garden

NanoLumens announced that 40 of its NanoSlim™ LED displays have been installed at Boston's TD Garden arena, with more to come, as part of a two-year comprehensive arena-wide renovation project.


Daktronics (Brookings, S.D.) was featured in a recent segment on CBS News Sunday Morning.

Planar Transparent OLED

Display and digital signage company Planar is introducing new transparent OLED technology this month at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2015.


LAS VEGAS – Nowhere is digital technology making more of an impact than in retail stores, airports, malls, and other shopping and entertainment venues—where dynamic interaction, custo


Bluecadet (Philadelphia) created two digital experiences at the new Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, D.C.


WASHINGTON, DC (December 9, 2014)  – Graham Hanson, founder and president of New


WASHINGTON, DC (24 Nov 2014)  – The SEGD Global Design Awards, since 1987 the standard of excellence for environmental and experiential graphic design, have launched for 2015 with new


In the digital world, sharing is often considered bad. But designers are returning to the old Surrealist exercise "Exquisite Corpse" for new perspectives on collaboration.


NEW YORK (25 Sep 2014)  — For designers practicing in visual communication, the built environment, or consumer brands, the world is changing fast.


NEW YORK (8 Sep 2014) — Call it digital marketing, digital storytelling, or immersive experiences.


Transforming an iPad into a chemistry lab, Bluecadet developed a chemical reaction game that fosters learning through scientific experimentation.


Materials & Methods (Boston) recently completed the design and installation of an interactive digital art wall at the State Employees Credit Union in Raleigh, N.C.

NPR Headquarters lobby new Digital Signage

Sansi North America, LLC (Ballston Lake, N.Y.) supplied the LED components of the environmental graphics for the new NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C. The project, designed by Poulin + Morris Inc., includes a dramatic LED-based Media Mosaic inside the lobby as well as an LED ribbon and ticker element on the exterior of the building.

Images of Shuttersong app

Carbone Smolan Agency (New York) energized an oversaturated photo app market by designing a new mobile app


Unified Field (New York) created an interactive floor model for the National Geographic Museum’s Titanic: 100 Year Obsession exhi

image of "99 do's and don'ts of wayfinding" app

Mijksenaar (Amsterdam) introduced a new iPhone wayfinding app called “99 do’s & don’ts of wayfinding.” It was made available in December


Unified Field (New York) announced that its founding partner and chief strategist, Eli Kuslansky, was a guest lecturer October 12 at Trinit


In experiential graphic design, digital technology refers to the means of creating, storing, processing, and displaying of electronic communications, stories, moving content, effects and added func

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