NJCU Installs StrandVision Digital Signage in the Michael B. Gilligan Student Union

Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) April 13, 2009

New Jersey City College (NJCU) installed five large format TVs in Michael B. Gilligan Student Union Building (gsub) to display the pages of digital display hosted by StrandVision LLC of Menomonie, Wisconsin. Signaling, totally controlled by the University, this pages frequently updated list events and academic schedules for day and evening, the students and the faculty and staff.


The digital signage system is administered by the Department of Student Affairs, which generates its own ads and accepts the opinions of the 40 student organizations of the University. Signage, a repetitive set of pages, comes five 42 “or 52” flat screen televisions in the gsub, as well as an additional display in a classroom building.


NJCU joined other colleges and universities that use the StrandVision service that is delivered over the Internet and uses a data cable or standard TV and televisions off-the-shelf, and equipment. Appears in the traditional increase gsub notice board with an attractive presentation kinetic attracts viewers to effectively reach the entire population of the University.


said Victor DelValle, Assistant Director, Student Affairs, “We wanted a new form, cleaner to match the student union recently renovated. Comments include class schedules and changes, students and the notices, special events and sports schedules. We also accept advice from the Office of Public Information and the Office of Communications and Marketing for the large universities and community events, and we can quickly display emergency notice for school closures and other news. “


Student Affairs receives flyers and notices emailed in a digital format from student organizations and other sources. The newspaper staff on the StrandVision server on the Internet to post updates. The displays are refreshed in minutes.


of IT staff, which is responsible for the technical support of the system, also appreciate both the low cost and remote hosting. “The delivery approach of the Internet and the use of off-the-shelf PCs, TVs and networking gear made the decision easy compared to other suppliers we considered, we did not have to buy a special equipment and the course is minimal IT support. – StrandVision does the rest, “said Rob Scire, associate director, telecommunications and data networks

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About StrandVision:

StrandVision LLC offers low-cost, web-based software as a service (SaaS) digital signage through a patent-pending approach that offers LCD and plasma content subscribers, as well as computer screens and websites. StrandVision service distributes text and graphics, including advertisements pages, video content, and national and local weather and news. It is ideal for medical and dental offices (patient education), banks, retailers and industrial distributors (video merchandising), employee break rooms (events and benefits), non-profit and religious organizations (members and supporters communication), and other applications.


PC-2-TV.net StrandVision also offers fully digital, high definition (HD) Computer Adapter personal TV for use with digital signage and many other applications.


Services StrandVision Digital Signage and PC-2-TV.net are available directly from StrandVision and through registered affiliates and system integrators ( http://www.strandvision.com/?installers ). Additional information about StrandVision is available at http://www.strandvision.com , by calling 715-235-7446 or email @ strandvision.com dirty.


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Soucy Communications Group

781-898-7305

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CAYIN Technology Drives Deeper into European and Asian Digital Signage Markets

Taipei, Taiwan (PRWEB) May 4, 2009

CAYIN Technology, the professional supplier of digital signage solutions, will soon showcase a series of new products in a row from May 5th to 8th in Digital Signage Expo 2009 held in Germany and CAYIN Digital Signage Workshop in Taiwan. The main highlights during Digital Signage Expo are CAYIN’s new powerful digital signage player, SMP-WEBDUO, SMP-PROPLUS and advanced management software, SuperMonitor 2. Furthermore, the powerful functions and flexibility of these products in various DOOH applications will be the main idea throughout these two events.

SMP-WEBDUO, the most up to date and powerful digital signage player in SMP-WEB series, distinguishes itself with the capability of displaying Full HD video and controlling two screens simultaneously both in portrait and landscape screens.

In the case of digital menu board application, SMP-WEBDUO enables users to rotate breakfast and regular menus based on pre-set schedule. Price list and dynamic promotions can be presented on two screens respectively. In addition, eye-catching advertisements extended to two screens can create stunning and attractive visual effects.

CAYIN’s web-based media player supports most popular web language and can integrate easily with customers’ existing network facilities, including web server, database, storage, backup, and load balance. The player can also extend to integrate with CAYIN xPost, the value-added software designed for different vertical markets.

SMP-PROPLUS, the latest version of zone-type media player, can present up to seven areas for two stored/live videos, two image slide shows, a ticker, a clock, and a theme background. Through a handy tool invented by CAYIN, Skin Editor, users can create each zone with an instant upon preferences.

SuperMonitor 2 possesses essential features which allow administrators to monitor the most current status of multiple digital signage networks. In addition, users can manage and upgrade large scale of players through batch update which greatly saves cost and time.

To facilitate local markets and to provide an in-depth view of its new products to users, CAYIN will host a digital signage workshop on May 8th in Taiwan for the first time. In addition to five lectures with the most popular topics of digital signage, live demonstrations focusing on great flexibility and high integration capabilities of CAYIN’s products will be the key show. In the workshop, CAYIN invites seven partners specialized in their own fields in Taiwan, including display manufactures, content providers, and system integrators to share their hands-on experiences. Also, CAYIN and its partners will demonstrate how CAYIN’s products can flexibly integrate with database, environment monitoring, touch screens, and other commercial screens.

Welcome to visit CAYIN at Digital Signage Expo 2009, Booth 11A.15.

If you are interested in the CAYIN’s Digital Signage Workshop in Taiwan, please contact our media contact as well.

About CAYIN Technology

Cayin technology offers complete digital signage solutions, including media players, servers, and software for various commercial applications, such as digital bulletin board in schools, digital menu board in restaurants, promotion channels in retail, flight schedule in airports, and public information display system in hotels, corporate, convention centers, and governments. CAYIN is committed to being a reliable partner to its clients worldwide, and has successfully set up various application references internationally. In order to best facilitate the deployment of CAYIN products, the Company also provides tailored services to satisfy the ascending market demand for almost limitless applications.

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Skillets & More, the Barbeque and Grilling Company, Spearheads Effort To Find Missing Children

Kingston, NY (PRWEB) April 18, 2013

The company expects to have its websites revisions completed before April 25. Every year, 2,000 children are reported missing. Unfortunately, this is not always a happy and barbecue is just not the same with the members of the missing family.


Get alerts as quickly as possible and in as many places as possible is the key to getting back the living. When two girls disappeared from their home in Polk County, electronic Amber Alerts were fired out across the state in minutes. The alerts were flashed on the bulletin boards of the road and more than 30,000 mailboxes. The alleged kidnappers were arrested in Orlando. The girls were found safe.


The good news is that the missing is much faster than ever before.


A conservative estimate provided by Business Insider, there are currently 644 million active site. If each site took just posted an image size of a thumbnail child disappeared in the FBI’s list of missing children, each image can be displayed 322,000 locations.


The top four or five cm of any given website is called “Above the Fold” because it is the part of the site which site visitor does not need to scroll to view it. Most commerce site regarding this area as prime real estate. Statistics actually show that very few people actually take the time to scroll the page. Many website owners, therefore, are reluctant to put anything that is not directly related to their activity in this area. However, a company can get a tax deduction for donating advertising space to a non-profit organization eligible. In addition, most people like to feel that companies they deal with have a Community interest. Therefore, the donation of any amount of advertising vignettes could bring more business opportunities.


The potential to display these photos is growing by leaps and bounds. According to VeriSign, in the last quarter of 2012, there were 225 million additional domain names worldwide. Each domain has the potential to play host to several websites. If only a small fraction of these sites could be used as decorative panels, kidnapping and child abduction could almost become a thing of the past.

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CAYIN Technology to Join COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2009 with Big Hits in World Trade Center Hall 3

Taipei, Taiwan (PRWEB) June 2, 2009

CAYIN Technology, the digital signage solution provider, will soon participate in “COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2009” held from June 2-6. To provide visitors with fresh and impressive visual experiences, five scenarios imitating practical applications including hotel reception, museum, restaurant, ballroom and interactivity will be presented together with CAYIN global solutions and content designed delicately . Moreover, achieving valuable experience and achievements in 2008, CAYIN will continue to sponsor TAITRA (Taiwan External Trade Development Council) this year with advanced CAYIN digital signage player in three main points: World Trade Center Hall 1, Hall 3, and Nangang Exhibition Hall.


SMP-WEBDUO projecting from CAYIN COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2009, is the first player in the digital display on the Web CAYIN support dual screen and 1080p Full HD video playback. To demonstrate its ability to manage both displays simultaneously, SMP-WEBDUO is located in the restaurant area and should show e-menu with static price list and dynamic promotions playing in separate screens. In addition, the living advertisement will be shown with the most fantastic feature of SMP-WEBDUO, support multimedia extended from one screen to another which makes the animation effects such as glare.


SMP-PRO PLUS, type box digital signage player update CAYIN not only employs most of the features and benefits of the SMP-PRO series, but also supports HD video playback and portrait orientation . In COMPUTEX, SMP-PROPLUS will be arranged in the museum area with the portrait display showing brief introduction of artworks, flash animation, and harmonious background music so that visitors will be deeply involved in this atmosphere like joining a party Art.


As the hotel reception, CAYIN SMP-WEBPLUS present, the media player based on the improved Web collocated with xPost, application specially designed for hotels and convention centers software. In addition to demonstrations SMP-WEBPLUS live xPost will be introduced with its three modules: lobbyPost, wayfinderPost and meetingPost. Information messages such as weather information, information guide direction, schedule of meetings, promotional messages, rates, and advertising will be transmitted corresponding to actual applications of the hotel.


This is the first time that the technology has CAYIN SMP-WEBPLUS-T, the player touch digital signage at a salon. Visitors can click a button on the touch screen and view the introduction of the corresponding dynamic product on the other screen quickly. This solution is especially convenient for users who need to control presentations on remote screens by a touch screen.


Unlike the five scenarios with diversified and eye-catching events, the static display area set alongside will be composed of different types of digital signage players and management software. Visitors can take a closer look at these products and check their detailed information with a click on the touch screen next to creating more interactivity.


SuperMonitor 2, the recently launched advanced monitoring software helps users keep track of the live status of multiple digital signage projects and thus improve the efficiency of management costs and lower staff. SuperReporter helps users a way to generate playback and system status and billing reports from several players.


Given the successful experience of sponsorship last year, CAYIN Technology will again be the sponsor of the digital signage system for digital signage solutions COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2009 from CAYIN will be deployed on 13 sites such as main entrances to the World Trade Center, Media Center, and a VIP lounge. These screens help the organizer in promoting seminars and live events at the exhibition and guide visitors to the scene in time.


About CAYIN Technology

the Cayin Technology offers comprehensive digital signage solutions including media players, servers and software for various commercial applications, such as digital display board in schools, digital menu board in restaurants, promotional channels of retail, flight schedules in airports, and public information display system in hotels, business centers, conference, and governments. CAYIN is dedicated to being a reliable partner to its clients worldwide, and has successfully set benchmarks for the application at the international level. In order to best facilitate the deployment of CAYIN products, the company also provides tailored services to meet market demand for almost limitless growing applications.


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PECs The Display Shield Saves Theme Parks Thousands on Digital Signage

Orlando, Fl. (PRWEB) November 05, 2014

The Display Shield is a weatherproof display enclosure that’s gaining popularity across the amusement park industry and can now be found in an array of theme parks and outdoor venues including Six Flags (on Travel Channel’s Top 10 Amusement Parks list), Coney Island, Dollywood, Zoomers Amusement Park, Sahara Sam’s Water Park, Palace Playland and more.

The Display Shield is a favorite for protecting, securing and weatherproofing digital signage, ticket boards and information signs. Having partnered with Philips Signage Solutions, PEC gives theme parks a one-stop-shop option for weatherproof digital signage solutions. PEC now sells Philips LCD, LED Monitors and more signage options with SmartPlayers, SmartBrowsers, OPS slots for connection with other displays, and many more features. Some signage offers the capability to update displays around the parks instantly. Paired with PEC’s economically priced The Display Shield protective display cases, the Philips and PEC outdoor signage solution is hard to beat. Between shows and in ride lines, adventure park goers appreciate a little down time, which is why parks are also placing their TVs in The Display Shield outdoor TV enclosures in sitting areas and throughout long lines leading to rides.

These outdoor display enclosures are more affordable and weigh less than alternatives offered by most competitors. Rain, wash-downs and water splashes are no threat to this sealed shut weatherproof TV enclosure. The Display Shield also includes a thermostatically controlled filtered fan system coupled with louvered vents, which regulate the temperature of the enclosed display. The Display Shield outdoor digital monitor cases are built of durable and long lasting HMWPE outdoor plastics and an ultra-clear Lexan ® polycarbonate front shield, the same material used to produce bulletproof glass.

“PEC is very pleased to be helping theme parks save money and deliver signage and entertainment to guests with affordable weatherproof sign solutions” said PEC Owner, Justin King. The Display Shield can be seen in person November 18th-21st at the IAAPA Attractions Expo 2014.

PEC’s The Display Shield (Commercial Display Enclosures): http://www.thedisplayshield.com/

PEC’s The TV Shield (Residential TV Enclosures): http://www.thetvshield.com/

About Protective Enclosures Company:

A rated with the BBB, PEC manufacturers secure and weatherproof protective enclosures for TVs, Flat Panel Displays and Digital Signage. PEC is the patent holder and manufacturer of The TV Shield ® and The Display Shield ® branded enclosures. The company is based in hot and humid Orlando, Fl., labeled the theme park capital of the world by USA Today, right next to Disney, Universal, LEGOLAND, Discovery Cove, Sea World and the IAAPA (International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions) tradeshow. The TV Shield and The Display Shield, are used in over 4500 locations, in 12+ countries.


All PEC, The TV Shield & The Display Shield logos and product names are owned by PEC. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners, and PEC does not claim official endorsement of any named businesses.




Benefits For Churches Of Investing In A Quality Weekly Bulletin

Church bulletins are usually a very important element of a church’s worship and social experience. A regular bulletin helps to keep the members updated on future church events, lists people that are sick or have felt the loss of friends and family, announces joyful occasions like births or weddings, and lists the addition of new people in the congregation. By supplying a printed sequence of worship, a church bulletin also lets a congregation experience an organized and beneficial worship service.

Church bulletins come in standard size, 8.5 by 11 inches, and legal dimensions, 8.5 inches by 14 inches. A good number of church bulletin covers will be blank on the inside as well as the back cover to allow for each church to include its own info. The covers for church bulletins often feature full-color inspirational art or photography on high-quality paper stock. Bulletin covers can be found for pretty much every need imaginable, which include church seasons as well as secular holiday seasons.

Church bulletin covers celebrate Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, Pentecost as well as other religious functions like Communion, Children’s Sunday and Revival Sundays. Some other special events can include Baptism, Infant Dedication, Confirmation, Graduation and Pastor Appreciation Sundays.

Secular holidays like Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, and Father’s Day, as well as the Fourth of July are sometimes used in church bulletin cover artwork. These days, wedding brides and grooms are frequently deciding to employ a printed order of worship in their wedding ceremonies. Church bulletins meet the requirements with wedding-themed covers and inserts. When a special, themed bulletin cover is not required, basic bulletin covers can be purchased that deal with seasons or even outdoor scenes.

Many people consider a church bulletin a weekly newsletter for the congregation and also visitors. Individuals creating church bulletins should consider using a font that is readable, make prudent use of white space inside the bulletin design, and make use of relevant and appealing images. Bulletins which have too many inserts tend to be distracting to those who are too busy to read all of them, or who may be tempted to take a look at them all while in the church service.

Church bulletin announcements should be restricted to brief and to-the-point information. Individuals who want more information might then be directed to a website or a contact phone number. Church bulletins can be a good device for evaluating the congregation’s preferences or desires by polls, which may be compiled at the conclusion of a service.

The design of a church bulletin can help fix in a visitor’s mind the impression the church would like to express about its congregation and programs. A number of professionals recommend utilizing the church bulletin to state the church’s mission and vision, which will help it develop its voice inside the neighborhood. The bulletin is a good place to highlight a church’s primary beliefs and its vision for itself and the community it serves.

The church bulletin is frequently the one thing a visitor will keep from a church service. Through its church bulletin, a church can easily share their central values while inviting a visitor to come back the next week. It’s also a good way to help everyone recall an uplifting message.

Many people have a hard time finding religious materials since not all towns have a Christian Bookstore. Not to mention many christian bookstores don’t even carry more specialty items like church bulletins or specific Christian resources. Nevertheless, it is easy to find these types of things online at stores which cater to the needs of individuals and churches alike.

ViewSonic Ships New Solid State Ultra-Portable, LED-Based DLP

Brea, CA (PRWEB) November 05, 2014

ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products, announces their latest solid state LED-based, DLP® projectors, the PLED-W600 and PLED-W800, are now shipping. These projectors are lightweight, bright, and come with an integrated MHL-enabled HDMI input allowing users to project directly from compatible mobile devices, as well as from wireless HDMI dongles such as Google’s Chromecast™ device. The palm-sized projectors deliver the best performance and value for business travelers, educators, and home entertainment where portability and performance are both required.

With both projectors weighing just less than two pounds; the PLED-W600 has a brightness of up to 600 ANSI lumens while the PLED-W800 has a brightness of up to 800 ANSI lumens providing superior brightness in an ultra-light form. The two projectors utilize the latest in solid state LED technology for more than 30,000 hours of operation time for a reliable visual experience. The projectors also feature WXGA resolution compatible with HD 1080p/i & 720p content, contrast levels of 120,000:1, and SuperColor™ technology for true-to-life images. Both projectors have 2X digital zoom and automatically adjust video source content to match 4:3, 16:9 or 16:10 viewing ratios for the perfect picture. The projectors feature the ViewSonic SonicMode sound system that provides three unique sound quality modes including Speech Mode for presentations, Entertainment Mode for gaming and videos, and Standard Mode for general all-purpose use. The PLED-600 integrates a single 2W speaker, while the PLED-W800 integrates two 2W speakers.

“From on-the-go business travelers and busy educators to home entertainment enthusiasts, streaming content from mobile devices to larger screens has never been easier or more affordable,” said Jeffrey Hsieh, senior manager of product management at ViewSonic Corp. “Streaming content from smartphones, laptops, tablets, gaming consoles, and digital cameras, can be done with the user’s choice of wireless connectivity options for a flexible on-the-go visual solution.”

For additional connectivity, the PLED-W800 also features an SD card slot, USB reader port, and optional WiFi and Miracast compatibility for content streaming and wireless presentation options.

The PLED-W600 and PLED-W800 feature LED technology that is both mercury-free and lamp-free, offering a greener, maintenance-free projector solution. Through its LED light source, the projector provides a compact, yet vibrant visual display with a long operating life that helps lower the total cost of ownership.

The PLED-W600 and PLED-W800 projectors will be available in November 2014. The PLED-W600 will be available at an MSRP of $ 778.00(USD) and the PLED-W800 will be available at an MSRP of $ 920.00(USD).

To find more information about ViewSonic’s award-winning projectors, go to http://www.viewsonic.com/us/projectors.html. For more news and information about ViewSonic, visit ViewSonic.com or follow on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

About ViewSonic

Founded in California in 1987, ViewSonic is a world leader and pioneer in desktop display technology. As an innovator and visionary, ViewSonic keeps the world connected with a diverse portfolio of display solutions, including smart displays, projectors, desktop displays, digital signage and touch devices. Continuing our heritage as a desktop technology leader, ViewSonic delivers the latest desktop virtualization and cloud computing products that change the way we compute, communicate and connect. To find out more about our products, visit ViewSonic.com.

ViewSonic’s Finch Club offers resellers an opportunity to benefit from specialized product training and discounts. To sign up, please visit FinchClub.com.

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Digital signage and outdoor advertising

 

Advertising, in today’s world, is a whole new industry which is fast-growing and has achieved monumental popularity and success. There have been astounding advances in this field. As and when technology has developed, advertising and its techniques have also improved. Gone are the days of pamphlets and billboards, the 21st century welcomes the era of digital signage with open arms. Digital signage is a new trend in advertising in the form of an electric display. It has replaced the billboards by LCD, LED plasma displays, or projected images, which can be found in public areas like corporate building, retail show rooms, malls, important city junctions etc.

 

Digital signage displays messages, advertisements, slogans etc. It is mostly controlled by basic personal computers through a variety of proprietary software programs, which is quite cost effective. Advertising agencies charge a bomb to display an ad in this cutting edge technology. It is quite advantageous as the content can be easily exchanged; supports animations, signs can adapt to the context and audience, and can even be interactive. It’s like watching a giant TV, specialized only for advertisements, on the road! They are more effective than billboards or other static signs. Digital signage has many different purposes to it. Some of the most common applications are:

 

Public information – news, weather, and local city news, there are also messages regarding travel information and public safety messages like fire exists etc
Internal information – the screen is in a corporate building and the messages displayed pertain to only the corporate working there, health messages, safety drills, and corporate news.
Advertising
Brand building
Influencing customer behavior
Enhancing customer experience – in a mall or a drive through restaurant, people can be entertained when they wait for their order
Enhancing the environment – they add impressive décor to the place and interactive display signage add more value to the environment.

 

This type of advertising is referred to as outdoor advertising. Digital signage displays content and messages on the big screens with the aim of delivering messages to a specific target audience at specific locations. The timing of displaying is also specific. It is commonly referred to as “digital out of home” or DOOH. Outdoor advertising has always had a success in influencing the customer behavior to a particular brand or product or service, however, it has amassed huge success through the digital signage medium.

 

The success rate it has shown has exceeded the results seen by the effect of billboards. Gone are the days where billboards needed to be changed manually, these days’ messages and ads can be changed like flipping channels when you watch TV. By the success rate it has displayed, the use of digital signage by outdoor advertising, it is clear that both are here to stay.

 

 

Resus offer forward thinking advertising solutions in the Digital signage market place. http://www.resusdigitalsignage.com

Aviation Accident Attorney Obtains $8 Million Settlement for Fatal Helicopter Crash; NTSB Finds Pilots Texting Partially to Blame

Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) April 18, 2013

Well known aviation accident lawyer Gary C. Robb got eight million dollars in settlements (Bever et al. v. Succession Freudenberg County Clay, 11CY-10505) (Tacoronte, et al. v. Succession of Freudenberg, Clay County, 11CY-CV10179) resulting from a fatal helicopter crash that the Council US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has formally identified like the first time “texting while driving” has been linked to a fatal commercial airline accident (http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-09/texting-while-flying-linked-to-commercial-crash-in-first.html).

At a public hearing held in Washington, DC, last week, the NTSB concluded that the helicopter pilot James Freudenberg, sent and received some two hundred and forty (240) text messages during his shift, which sent three and five received while the helicopter was in flight. According to the report for the hearing, the driver distracted failed to realize that he had enough fuel for the flight and the helicopter crashed near Mosby, finally, Missouri August 26, 2011 due to lack of fuel.


According to Robb, “The requirements of a helicopter pilot flying in heavy workloads are simply incompatible with texting,” Mr Robb, a partner and aviation accident lawyer in Kansas City, Missouri firm Robb & amp; amp;. Robb LCC, is the author of the handbook authority “Helicopter Crash Litigation” (© lawyers and judges Publishing Company, Inc., 2010) Robb has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as ” by far the most successful trial lawyer helicopter crash in the US it. ” He received verdicts of the jury records and regulations in case of the helicopter crash that have been recognized as the highest in the history of the United States.


The helicopter was a medical air ambulance operated by Air Methods Corporation, the largest medical transportation services provider of air emergency in the United States. According to court documents, the eight million in facilities was supported by Air Methods for the death of Randy Bever (Bever et al. V. Succession of Freudenberg, Clay County, 11CY-10505), 47 , flight paramedic, and Terry Tacoronte (Tacoronte, et al. v. Succession of Freudenberg, Clay County, 11CY-CV10179), 56, the patient on board.


In the hearing last week, members of the National Transportation Safety Board expressed concern that electronic devices distractions are increasingly a factor leading to accidents in the different modes of transport, including planes, trains, cars, trucks, and even ships. Following their investigation into this matter, the NTSB has issued a total of nine safety recommendations to the FAA and Air Methods Corporation. They also re-released two previously issued recommendations and voted to issue a security alert asking pilots to recognize the threat posed electronics and turn off both during flight and during critical periods before takeoff. They further recommended that Air Methods expand and revise their company policies prohibiting the use of electronic devices requiring supervision and drivers.


Summary Report and the NTSB recommendations can be found at http://www.robbrobb.com/

The helicopter air ambulance industry has been a number of fatal incidents in recent years. In a period of ten months between December 2007 and October 2008, there were thirteen US helicopter air ambulance accidents resulting in thirty-five deaths. (Alan Levin, “plan FAA require alarms on air ambulances,” USA Today, April 23, 2009).


Mr. Robb has long called for better security in the helicopter industry (See “Helicopter Crash Litigation,” Part III: Safety Recommendations for the helicopter industry) Mr. Robb has expressed that. this case may represent the beginning of a dangerous trend. “Due to the nature of their missions, the helicopter accidents medical air ambulance historically the most deadly took place at night and / or in poor weather . The fact that this accident occurred in daylight and in good weather stresses that this incident was caused by a lack of judgment and decision-making at the most basic level. The public has a right to expect pilots and operators to make safety their top priority, and to ensure at least the attention of the driver and operator of medical helicopters. “


For more information, contact Gary C. Robb at 816-474-8080.

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Department of Mental Health in Thailand Advances e-Government Development With CAYIN Digital Signage

Taipei, Taiwan (PRWEB) June 17, 2009

Ministry of Public Health in Thailand installs CAYIN digital signage system in its convention rooms by DMaSStech (Digital Media and Signage Solution Technology). The system enhances e-government development and provides citizens with instant meeting information. It further reduces the operation and management costs, and builds a better image for the organization. This is the first phase installed in the Department of Mental Health.

The Ministry of Public Health in Thailand is the main national health agency that plays an important role in a program of health development. Many important conventions and meetings take place on a regular basis in its four convention rooms at the main building of the Department of Mental Health. To further enhance e-government development, the department consulted DMaSStech, the leading system integrator of digital signage solution in Thailand, and adopted CAYIN’s digital signage system for a better way to convey meeting information.

This digital signage project for the Department of Mental Health is targeted to achieve the following objectives:

to provide citizens with better and more convenient services;
to reduce operation and management costs;
to convey information of conferences efficiently to citizens;
to replace traditional bulletin with modern digital signage for staff and guests.

To have a flexible platform for future database integration, DMaSStech introduced CAYIN’s web-based digital signage players in this project. SMP-WEBPLUS and SMP-WEB3 are installed both in front of and inside each conference room. Benefited from remote connectivity capabilities, administrators can edit contents and change configurations in any computer connected to the network.

Screens in front of the lift and conference rooms display meeting schedule and welcome messages to visitors. For those screens inside the conference rooms, event hosts can present the topic and relevant information of each event taken place in the room.

SMP-WEB3 is featured in its AV-in function and can play real-time video by directly connecting to a TV turner and DVD player. CAYIN’s digital signage system assists in creating a multi-purpose signage, including: TV, welcome board, information bulletin, conference information, messages to guests and staff, etc.

“CAYIN digital signage system successfully saves time, increases efficiency, and reduces the printing cost of traditional posters,” said Sathian Thancharoenkit, the Managing Director of DMaSStech. “The system also builds a great image for the department. We are proud to assist the department in taking a step forward towards the e-Government implementation in Thailand.”

CAYIN Technology in Brief

CAYIN Technology offers a complete portfolio of digital signage solutions including: media players, servers, and software. For various commercial applications, such as education, CAYIN also offers: transportation, retail, hospitality, corporate use, and financial and public institutions. CAYIN is dedicated to being a reliable partner to its clients worldwide, and has successfully set up various application references globally. In order to best facilitate the deployment of CAYIN products, the company also provides tailored services to satisfy the ascending market demand for almost limitless applications.

More about CAYIN Technology at http://www.cayintech.com

DMaSStech in Brief

DMaSStech Company Limited is established with the vision that digital signage will soon be one of the most effective tools for marketing communication and public relations; spreading throughout the media world. As can be seen in leading organizations such as department stores, banks, leading fashion stores, digital signage can be used to communicate with their customers and/or employees.

With the mission to be the market leader in providing the digital signage solution in Thailand and the regional market, DmaSStech is focusing its resources, commitment and effort to move the company forward and exploring expertise in the new updated solution to ensure the right solution to customers’ needs.

The company has served more than 40 corporate customers with our digital signage solution providing both the stand-alone and the networked solution.

More about DMaSStech at http://www.dmassthailand.com

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