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What is the Lifespan of an LED Billboard?

Posted by Jason Sluyter on Sep 13, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Purchasing an LED billboard is a big decision that comes with a big price tag. Although LED billboards have the potential to produce a much greater ROI than static billboards, one question that comes up during the buying process is, "What's the lifespan of an LED Billboard?". Typically, the lifespan of an LED Billboard is 100,000 hours or 10-11 years. This lifespan is based on a variety of factors, some that you as a billboard owner can control.

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Topics: LED Displays

How to Calculate ROI of an LED Billboard?

Posted by Jason Sluyter on Aug 30, 2018 10:08:00 AM

Deciding whether to purchase an LED billboard can be a big decision. LED billboards can be a huge investment for your company, however can bring in a greater amount of revenue than static billboards. One of the most crucial questions you will have when deciding whether or not to invest in an LED Billboard is "What will be my return on Investment?" Calculating the ROI of your digital billboard will be based on a number of different factors that all contribute to how much you can ultimately charge for ad space and to how many advertisers.

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Topics: LED Displays

4 Revenue-Generating Differences Between Static and Digital Billboards

Posted by Jason Sluyter on Aug 16, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Billboards, regardless of their style, can be an excellent source of revenue and provide a very attractive return on investment. Deciding between opting for a static billboard or digital billboard can be a difficult choice as the up front costs of a digital billboard are a larger investment than a static billboard. However, digital billboards can help you produce revenue at a much higher rate than static billboards. 

Here are 4 Revenue-Generating Differences Between Static and Digital Billboards

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Topics: LED Displays

5 Ways to Improve Community Engagement with Electronic Signs

Posted by Jason Sluyter on Jan 25, 2018 7:47:00 AM


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Topics: Business and Marketing, Electronic LED Sign, LED Displays

7 Tips to Better Content for LED Signs

Posted by Jason Sluyter on Jun 6, 2017 11:06:00 PM


It has been documented by the Small Business Association that incorporating an LED Display Sign, commonly referred to as an Electronic Message Center, improves your business’s visibility which leads to increased sales ranging from 15% to 150%. Here at Electro-Matic Visual, we believe the biggest factor in maximizing your business impact is the content displayed on the LED sign. In this blog, we will examine creative content for LED signs to help achieve larger impact for your business.

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Topics: LED Displays

Using Visual Factory LED Displays to Improve Productivity in Your Factory

Posted by Jason Sluyter on Sep 12, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Have you recently evaluated how you can improve productivity in your factory? Listed below are some simple suggestions of how using Visual Factory LED Displays (often called Andon Displays) can improve factory productivity.

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Topics: Electro-Matic Visual Solutions, Plant Management, LED Displays

Creating ROI with a Visual Factory

Posted by Jason Sluyter on Aug 29, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Visual factory is an industry term to explain how data and information are transmitted in a lean manufacturing workplace. In a lean manufacturing environment, time and resources are dedicated to projecting information in real time to all levels of your organization, allowing all to obtain a quick sense of the business.

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Topics: LED Displays

9 Ways to Reduce Downtime in Manufacturing

Posted by Jason Sluyter on Aug 18, 2016 12:05:03 PM

Downtime is a serious threat to any manufacturing business. One of the most dreaded scenarios within a manufacturing plant is that if one area backs up, it can have a snowball effect on other areas waiting for completion of prior processes to deliver parts to them. The old saying “time is money” is very true in these manufacturing plant situations. The longer amount of time it takes to complete processes and finish products, the more money it costs to get those products out the door. Reducing the amount of time that people or machines idle will be more efficient for the business’s bottom line. Take a look at the nine tips below on how to reduce downtime in manufacturing.

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Topics: Plant Management, LED Displays

Visual Andon Systems: When to use Industrial LCD or LED Displays

Posted by Jason Sluyter on Oct 7, 2015 4:49:00 PM

There is confusion in the marketplace when considering which technology to deploy for your Visual Andon System. There are two prominent technologies that are widely in use in the Manufacturing Environment, namely, Industrial LED Backlit LCD Displays and Industrial Full Matrix LED Displays. Recent advances in the consumer market are driving a trend towards LCD displays, but before making this capital investment, let’s explore the benefits of both technologies. 

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Topics: Industrial Automation, LED Displays