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LFD From Panasonic: A Large Solution For Business

When it comes to visual, or in particular a display, bigger is always the better since people will definitely see easily from a big screen display than a small one. It all comes to the use of Large Format Display itself, such as: products promotion, brand bulding, institutional campaign, public information center to customer-oriented services. Apart from these wall display functionalities, Large Format Display can be used in traffic control management center or in a security control room.
Large Format Display started to have its momentum around late 1990s and 2000s. In order to make a Large Format Display, a large screen with longer tube and over-size display are needed.
These made Large Format Display is not applicable with the CRT technology as the tube sizes are simply unrealistic. That was why most Large Format Display use LCD, LED or plasma technologies. Some of the recent Large Format Display also comes with capabilities for touch and gesture, allowing users to offer interactive features to audience for a real-time response.
There are also Large Format Display that is made in vertical shape, with or without stand and support for wall-mount installation or wall display.

But why a Large Format Display if there are other (less expensive) alternatives such as projector? Well, the benefits of using Large Format Display compare to projector is that Large Format Display requires less maintenance. Unlike projector screen, users (of Large Format Display) do not need to replace lamp regularly, there are also relatively less noise and no ambient lighting issue involves. Moreover, Large Format Display is also known as tougher than any kind of diplays because bumps, dusts, and weather mean nothing to them. Aside from its reliability, Large Format Display is also known for its flexibility. They are fitted with any range comprehensive range of connectivity options, ranging from standard I/O ports to better networking features and remote software management. So users can easily do content updates, firmware upgrade and maintenance routines from anywhere and in anytime.

There are numerous manufacturers of the big, powerful and tough Large Format Display. Major technology brands such as Samsung, Panasonic, NEC, and Sharp each offer wall displays in a broad range of large format with different features, spesifications and sizes. In order to make it more appealing and suitable, the Large Format Displays often equipped with some handy features such as smart sensors which can automatically detect ambient light and adjust display brightness accordingly. Therefore Large Format Displays can boost productivity even further, save maintenance costs and get better competitive edges for business.

However, all these characteristics may vary from one manufacturers to another but in general Large Format Display should have a robust built quality. We may not be able to move it around like a projector screen but we certainly able to leave it alone most of the time. Independently working on its own.

Panasonic, a Japanese manufacturer was started in 1918 offers range of integrated business technology solutions which includes the PanSolution Holding’s Presentation Systems Division featuring a line of Panasonic Large Format Display.

In 2012, Panasonic announced three new lines of professional wall displays including the LED 55” LFV50, the company’s first video wall product; the 70” and 80” LED LF50 series and the newest LF5, an entry-level digital signage LCD display. Making Panasonic one of the most comprehensive Large Format Display manufacturers today. Panasonic’s wall displays are distinguished by its light weight, slim design, high brightness and most importantly, low power consumption.

LFV50

As the first LED video wall display from Panasonic, LFV50 features an ultra-narrow bezel for near seamless video wall instalation. The wall display delivers stunning picture quality with 800 cd/m2 brightness, even in well-lit areas. Making the wall display ideal for a multitude of digital signage, public information and command & control application for the use in public areas such as: transportation hubs, retail centers, corporate lobbies, et ce te ra. The LFV50’s content can be displayed on the individual screens or shown across multiple displays. Panasonic has designed the wall display for lower power consumption by the use of automatic dimmer that reacts to surrounding ambient light. When it is being mounted bezel-to-bezel, the display’s screen-to-sreen distance measures 5.3 mm, which is a lot smaller than other displays in the same category from different manufacturers.

The wall display aims to deliver well in both portrait and landscape orientation. Users can also daisy-chan the displays via DVI-D for easy digital loop through of the video signal for up to 5 x 5 video wall.

LF50 Series

Available in two types: LF50 70” and LF50 80”, the series is now the largest LED LCD Panasonic has ever offered. For customers looking for a bright, digital solution with that “wow” factor as the main priority, the LF50 series is the most ideal wall display. LF50 series equipped with SLOT 2.0 architecture and offers the expandibility to run even the most robust software in order to satisfy diverse customer needs in places such as showrooms, malls, transportation terminals and auditorium. LF50 wall displays can be used in portrait and landscape orientation and also features a space-saving design with a thinner depth than previous Panasonic Large Format Display models.

The weight is light, makes it ideal for ceiling-suspension for greater installation flexibility. The first from LF50 series has been introduced some time ago, but last year in 2012, Panasonic launched a newer and more improved LF50 series.

F5 Series

The newest series from Panasonic’s wall display, LF5, is designed in a slim bezel approximately 18 mm in width. With its 500 cd/m2 brightness, external control (RS-232C) and VESA mounting, the LF5 is know to display more crisp, clear images even in bright places. The LF5 wall displays are available in two models: LF5 42” and LF5 47”. Both models are excellent entry level devices for those who needs a reliable and rugged display for simple digital signage application.

Thanks to its larger screen state, the Large Format Displays will have no trouble in delivering lifelike visuals with superb contrast, brightness and image qualities. Furthermore, viewers will not have any problem with viewing angle because it looks brilliant no matter where you are (standing from). It is probably one of the most capable type of display out there. Yet please note that bigger size does not equal wider viewing angles.

(Date: 7 June 2013; Frida)

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