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Traffic Conditions on Demand

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Instant reports of traffic conditions have come a long way from sporadic reports on traffic radio, or grainy maps on the Internet of current conditions only on the major freeways. Road conditions can change rapidly and grid-lock can last for hours. Checking traffic conditions on a large screen when leaving your building, at any time of the day, is a convenience that can provide the confidence of an easy drive home, or the information needed to plan alternate routes, if conditions are unfavorable.

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Dell Announces 86" Touch Screen

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  • Support

Dell has introduced a competitively priced 86" Diagonal 4K Interactive Touch Monitor (Model C8618QT) for presentation and collaboration. Though primarily aimed at Conference Rooms, these monitors appear to be capable of use for public information display environments where lighter duty might be expected (16 X 7). The impressive 86" size is large enough for two people to easily interact with InforCenter applications that are deployed in a dual-application mode, for example; two separate people using different directory applications at the same time.

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Increasing Equipment Reliability and Lifespan by Preventing Overheating

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The primary issue in determining whether the hardware in your InforCenter installation is reliable or faulty is the build-up of heat around the hardware components. Unlike complicated Audio Visual installations, the components that are used in an InforCenter are few and simple, consisting of a micro form factor computer and a touch display only. While both are heat generators, with proper care and planning, you can prevent chronic problems with hardware outages and prolong the life of the equipment, saving time and money, by simply providing for proper ventilation to protect the equipment from overheating.

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Building Directory Support Bulletin. Subject: HP LD4200tm Series Touch Displays.

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The electronic directory in your building utilizes a touch screen display from HP (Model LD4200tm series) which is 5 years or older. These displays are essentially larger versions of desktop displays that have been built for use in commercial digital signage applications. Their rated life is approximately 5 to 6 years, which has proven to be accurate. We have observed that these units are failing on a predictable basis as they near the end of their useful life. Further, the computers may have to be replaced prior to the display failing.

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