Improved brightness distribution and network features

Middle East, 20 September 2010 – NEC Display Solutions announces the update to its successful MultiSync® X461UN 46” LCD public display, which features an ultra-narrow bezel and was the first display of its kind to be shipped. The new MultiSync® X462UN boasts “Dark Edge Compensation”, known as “EdgeComp”, an innovative function developed by NEC Display Solutions for more even brightness distribution and, therefore, a more homogeneous overall image on video wall installations. The new version also offers additional and improved network features, as well as a future-proof DisplayPort connection which allows higher bandwidths and longer cables.

With “EdgeComp”, users of video wall installations in the digital signage sector benefit from an even distribution of light on the LCD public display panel, since the use of CCFL backlights often causes edge areas and corners to receive less light than the centre. EdgeComp is activated easily via the on-screen display (OSD) and generates a homogeneous overall picture without dark spots or shadows at the edges. It can be used as an optional feature and is especially useful for presenting light colour content, for instance a white background of a presentation.

The NEC MultiSync® X462UN also features extended network properties, such as SNMP* support. With this additional standard network protocol, NEC Display Solutions has increased the bandwidth of network-based control and monitoring options for LCD public displays, making installations even more flexible. The new version of the 46” monitor will also support the display of network information such as the IP and MAC address of individual components via the OSD. This makes installation easier and therefore less cost-intensive.

* Simple Network Management Protocol

Availability and warranty

The NEC MultiSync® X462UN is now commercially available in black. It is supplied with a factory brightness calibration of 500 cd/m2. NEC Display Solutions offers a complete solution tailored to the size of the video wall to be installed, consisting of displays, the appropriate NEC Option Slot modules for signal transmission, as well as the appropriate wall-mounting brackets. In addition, each display wall comes with its own control solution, consisting of sensor module, a 3.5 mm jack signal cable, as well as a remote control unit. Included in the overall package are a Dsub 15 cable, a power cable, and a CD-ROM with operating instructions. NEC Display Solutions Europe offers a three year guarantee for its displays including the backlight.

NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH, based in Munich, Germany, is responsible for all business activities in the EMEA region. Profiting from the NEC Corporation’s technological expertise, NEC Display Solutions, with its own research and development facility, is one of the world market leaders with the most comprehensive product portfolio of display and projector solutions. As the innovation and market leader in the field of digital signage, NEC Display Solutions supplies the central components of digital signage systems. An excellent understanding of the market and the industry, coupled with state-of-the-art technology, result in customised products and solutions with high levels of failure safety, intuitive operation and low total system costs for all areas of application. Examples include special high-brightness displays for use in daylight environments or public displays with extremely narrow frames for the construction of video walls with virtually invisible screen transitions. In addition to hardware, NEC also supplies its digital signage software, a simple and effective tool for creating and uploading content. For its projectors, NEC offers specialist software that can be used to turn any surface into a projection screen. The manufacturer also offers a stacking solution that enables up to four devices to be combined to form a bright, fail-safe unit.

As well as products and solutions, NEC Display Solutions also sets great store by consulting expertise and a focus on service. Together with its partners, NEC has established a unique network of expertise in the field of digital signage and can therefore supply everything – from network infrastructures and the hardware and software they use to the content for turnkey, complete systems – from a single source. The result is a unique portfolio of visual solution concepts that offer customers new, effective ways to boost their sales.

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