Digital Signage, the emerging hot item at 2009 Computex Taipei. Despite of the economic downturn, digital signage industry retains strong growth. The digital signage industry includes not only manufacturers but also content providers and advertising media. Openness is a factor of success, with openness, there will be more space for innovation. Standards are also important because standard content formats and bridging technologies enable the end-users to address heterogeneous system from a single centralized system.

 

There are huge opportunities to grab, IPC vendors, panel makers and communications equipment makers all show interests in this market. With Intel ATOM processor, low-power consumption digital signage platform is made possible.  The new trends will be touch screen, 3D and wireless.