Digital signage has evolved significantly. In its earliest days, updates were manual and costly. Systems offered low compliance and low reliability. Screens were not networked and the reach and impact of their content was not measurable.
How does one define the term ‘problem client’ in the sign industry? There are many potential issues and irritations a customer can cause for—by way of example—an electrical sign project involving channel letters.
Our readers’ submissions arrived from across the country, our judges reviewed hundreds of eligible entries and their scores were tallied. Now, Sign Media Canada proudly showcases the winners of its landmark 10th annual National Sign Competition.
In the sign equipment market, there are vendors and there are system partners. The role of the former is limited to simply supplying equipment and parts, nothing more. The role of the latter, on the other hand, is to work with sign businesses for the greater good of the industry.
The way digital wide-format printing has evolved is different from traditional printing. For example, traditional presses used printing plates of one sort or another, so companies would build a centralized area for both preparing their artwork and imaging the plates.
Vans and trucks equipped with aerial work platforms or ladders for outdoor sign installations range in length, height, capacity, reach and material handling options. As such, a sign shop’s choice of model—or reliance on non-vehicular installation systems, such as scissor lifts—will depend on its specific needs in the field.
At its recent International Sign Expo in Orlando, Fla., the International Sign Association (ISA) presented the 2016 Innovation Awards, honouring six products judged ‘best of the best’ by an independent panel of sign and graphics industry experts.