(L-R) Jonathan McFarlane, CEO, ACA; Redwan Razib, Business Development Manager, Asia, Extron Electronics Asia; Jamie Hind, Regional Sales Manager - Asia, Exterity; Neo Cheng Yi, Business Development Manager, Asia Home Entertainment B2B Sales, LG Electronics Singapore.
Together with their technology partner Extron and ACA, Exterity and LG presented a Technology Showcase in Singapore in June.

Targeted at end-users and consultants, the event which took place over two sessions attracted about 50 participants from the Singapore as well as around the region such as Malaysia and Indonesia.

The event kicked off with LG presenting their next generation Digital Signage solutions. Besides dual-view OLED flat screens and curved tiled displays, LG also gave a sneak preview of the much-anticipated 1mm OLED Wallpaper TV. Superflexible and light at 1.9kg, the display sticks to the wall using a magnetic mat. Slated for release in Q4 2016, the Wallpaper TV has already made several news headlines before hitting the market.

Next, Exterity gave a session on how IP video solutions have enable organizations to stream TV and video without compromising bandwidth. The UK-based company touched on some trends of IP streaming that include HDCP, Smart TV and SoC platform, and mobile streaming. Exterity provides industry-standard solutions which are supported by InfoComm where CTS renewal units can be earned by attending Exterity’s in-house training programmes.

Also present at the event was Extron, who presented a range of their latest ware and solutions. Redwan Razib, Business Development Manager, Asia, Extron Electronics Asia, commented,

“The aim of the product showcase was to show how manufacturers can work together as one TO deliver a project.”

Last but not least, ACA wrapped up the session with ACA Engine, a web-based control platform that can be integrated easily with any hardware solutions. Align with the industry’s lean towards Smart technology and big data, ACA Engine features an automation system that can control any physical/virtual electronic in a digital environment.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAn interesting application demonstrated was how hotels can use the
technology to craft and send personalised messages to mobile phones. For an example, when the guest steps into the lobby, the system is able to alert them of on-going promotions or provide them with real-time navigation directions to a certain guest room or facilities etc.

After the presentation, a walkabout session carried on and attendees were seen networking with fellow professionals and checking out the solutions on display by the four manufacturers.