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Issue 80 | Week 3 - November 2010

 
VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS AFRICA 2011 CONFIRMED

Visual Communications Africa is the show for the Visual Communications Industry. A dedicated exhibition for the end users of any visual communications product/source, will take place from 24 - 26 August 2011 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.

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VISTA SYSTEM INTRODUCES NEW CONNECTOR

Vista System International has introduced a new connector, designed for mounting Projecting Wall Brackets on right angled spots like room and corridor corners.

COREL LAUNCHES DESIGNER TECHNICAL SUITE X5
With Corel DESIGNER® Technical Suite X5 you can optimise your workflow and increase productivity. You can start projects quickly with industry-leading file compatibility and 3D re-purposing with optional support for CATIA®, Pro/Engineer® and other native 3D formats.
KWIK KLIK POSTER FRAMES AVAILABLE FROM MAIZEY

KWIK KLIK and EEZI-SLIDE Poster Frames are the most creative, yet cost-effective way to sell your message to your customers. The ingenious KLIK system allows you to change your message in no time.

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MAIZEY LED'S THE BRIGHT STUFF
'The Bright Stuff' is a popular brand of LED’s for the Signage and Interior Design markets. They have been available in a rigid and a flexible strip for over a year now and can be used in almost any application, from backlit signage and cutout letters to hallow effects and edge lit options.
HOSPITAL WALL GIVEN NEW LEASE OF LIFE

Netherlands-based America Digitaal Druk has produced wall panels illustrating a tropical forest for Emma's Children's Hospital (part of University Hospital Amsterdam) following the renovation of its wards.

MAIZEY XANITA X-BOARD DISTRIBUTOR
XANITA manufactures environmentally-friendly, high-strength corrugated fibreboard, utilising fibrous waste from recycled kraft paper and sugar-cane bagasse. Sold under the 'X-Board' brand, boards are available from distributors in over twenty countries in print-receptive, raw and decorative finishes for temporary, semi-permanent and permanent use. X-Board is now available through Maizey Plastics branches countrywide.
 WONSA
NUTRILIDA GYNA GUARD AND TLC GET PERSONAL

Nutrilida Gyna Guard has found the ideal way to communicate with its female target audience in an environment where they can absorb the advertising message in private and without embarrassment.

PRIMALL MEDIA GIVES ANDY A HAND

Household name in cleaning agents for generations, Handy Andy, recently selected Primall Media to add some sparkle to its marketing campaign which promotes Unilever’s new multi-surface cleaner.

ADREACH GIVES NSPCA FREE STREET POLE ADS

ADreach recently launched a far-reaching street pole ad campaign on behalf of the NSPCA. This campaign saw ADreach produce and erect more than 230 street pole advertisements throughout Johannesburg.

THIS WEEK'S CREATIVE QUOTE

Design should never say, “Look at me.” It should always say, “Look at this.”

~ David Craib

NEC LAUNCHES NEW LCD MONITORS

NEC has launched the SpectraView 231, a 58cm (23 inch) IPS LCD monitor designed for 'colour-critical users' handling digital photo editing, colour workflow and video processing.

NEW CAST VINYL FROM RITRAMA
Ritrama has launched its Black Carbon Fibre cast vinyl product. The unique texture of this vinyl with a carbon fibre look is ideal for both interior and exterior vehicle applications. The Black Carbon Fiber cast vinyl, product 3-3078, is a 5 mil flexible cast vinyl with positionable adhesive for long-term applications.
VISCOM SUCCESS CONTINUES

Viscom Frankfurt achieved a new visitor record with a total of 11660 trade visitors - a 10.4% increase from 2009. 'Viscom's success story is turning more and more into a serial success,' says Hans-Joachim Erbel, Reed Exhibitions Managing Director.

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EVERLIGHT LED SERIES ON DISPLAY
Everlight Electronics has unveiled a full-colour surface-mount optoelectronics component, designed for outdoor LED signage display applications. The Hong series HNB503 SMD LED is smaller than the lamp LED components (dip type) that are usually used in outdoor signage application.
CLARIVIEW’S NEW DIGITAL SIGNAGE SOLUTION

ClariView Limited is adhering to its promise to provide innovative digital signage solutions by announcing the launch of its 43cm and 48cm (17 and 19 Inch) Touch Screen Information kiosks.

HAIVISION ANNOUNCES CAMPUS SIGNAGE UNLIMITED
Haivision, a provider of IP video and digital signage solutions has announced the CoolSign 'Campus Signage Unlimited' programme for educational institutions. Designed to promote the use of advanced graphics communications, this programme enables universities, colleges and K12 facilities and campuses to take advantage of unlimited access to the CoolSign digital signage server and player technology for a special low price.
AXIOMTEK UNVEILS RUGGED DIGITAL SIGNAGE UNIT
Axiomtek has announced the availability of its DSH-142 industrial-grade digital signage unit. The DSH-142 is equipped with a 42-inch full high-definition wide TFT LCD. This platform supports a high-performance Intel Core2 Duo T9400 2.53 GHz or a low-power Intel Celeron M 575 2.0 GHz processor with Intel GM45 Express chipset.
KEYWEST TECHNOLOGY DISCUSSES DIGITAL SIGNAGE
A new white paper is available for free from the Keywest Technology website (www.keywesttechnology.com). 'Why Digital Signage' explores why digital signage is the hottest new premise-based communications technology. It explains why digital signage is such an effective communications technology.
PRIMALL MEDIA SUPPORTS WORTHY INITIATIVE
Primall Media will be running the Lead SA campaign on its Digital Ad Screens in shopping centres across the country.
HOLLARD CAMPAIGN BROUGHT INTO THE GREAT WIDEOPEN
Two Wideopen Platform high impact mega building wraps were recently chosen by Hollard Insurance for its We Get You campaign, which runs until the end of November. The campaign aims to demonstrate to consumers that it understands individual’s needs to be who they want to be, while the group takes care of their insurance needs.
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CLASSIC TUTORIAL

Wrap a ribbon around a sphere, using 3D revolve.

FUNNY SIGNS OF THE WEEK

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