Tag Archives: Trends

Improving logistics with IoT devices

Concurrent with the rise of digital signage as a communications medium, the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) has gone mainstream as a technological approach. Annual worldwide revenues for vendors of complete IoT hardware and software systems are expected to exceed US$470 billion by 2020.

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Illumination: LEDs 101

Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are everywhere today, from traffic lights to medical equipment and, in the sign industry, from small-format tickers to massive outdoor billboards. In the past five years, the prices of LEDs have dropped by nearly half, their efficiency has more or less doubled and new technologies have been introduced.

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Salary survey trends 2010-2014

Over the past several years, Sign Media Canada’s annual Salary Survey has reached out to the signmaking industry across the country, collecting anonymous responses from business owners and employees. In so doing, the survey has tracked some notable trends and shifts within the industry. From 2010 to 2014, men have remained dominant in the sign industry, making up more than 70 per cent of staff and bosses.

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