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The Evolution of Digital Signage: A GPO Display Story

Digital Signage technologies have evolved at an astounding pace since 2010. GPO Display, a manufacturer specializing in commercial display solutions, has contributed to this development by making user feedback paramount in its product development and design process. The story of GPO Display shows how the digital signage market’s growth is fostering innovation in displays.

Founding Principles: A Vision for Innovation 

GPO Display’s journey began with a vision steeped in innovation. Founded with an aim to develop dependable, customizable display electronics, the company manufactured backend “kits” to many well-known brands for integration with LCD Panels in a wide range of applications. GPO Display soon distinguished itself by adding full display assembly capabilities to the United States, becoming one of just a few commercial display manufacturers to do so. It soon began to develop and deliver new cutting-edge solutions, like the distinctive mounting systems, real-time monitoring and diagnostics tools, and replaceable video wall electronics kits.  

GPO Display Backend Kit

Pioneering Customization: Shaping Display Solutions 

One of GPO Display’s early milestones was its foray into customization. Recognizing the diverse needs of businesses across industries, the company embraced the challenge of creating tailored display solutions. By offering customizable options, GPO Display empowered clients to elevate their branding and communication strategies through displays crafted to suit their unique requirements. They provide personalized housing colors, logo matching, and sleek unbranded choices for the numerous display options in their catalog. GPO Display even began to support custom firmware and board connectivity for larger deployments & rollouts. 

Four different types of screens for the ACR
A replaceable electronics video wall kit

OEM Heritage: Building from the Ground Up

GPO Display’s roots as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) have played a pivotal role in its ascent. With the ability to design and manufacture its controller boards and manufacture its own display housing, mounts & stands, GPO Display gained a competitive edge in customization and specialized features. This OEM heritage has allowed the company to respond swiftly to market demands and fostered a culture of continuous innovation, considering customer needs and desires in their products.

Meeting Mission-Critical Needs: Reliability and Compliance 

GPO Display underscores its dedication to reliability through a committed focus on mission-critical environments. Specializing in providing displays for clients operating in high-security settings, the company guarantees Trade Agreements Act (TAA) compliance and a “secure-ready” status for its products. “Secure-Ready” means that all GPO Display Commercial LCD monitors feature no RF/Near-Field Communications, Bluetooth, or Wi-Fi connectivity. Most models include only the minimum non-volatile memory required to operate. Crafted in the USA, GPO Display’s displays are meticulously designed to excel in secure facilities, delivering uninterrupted performance where unwavering reliability is of the utmost importance. 

TAA-compliant image
Secure-Ready image

Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Revolution: A Game-Changing Innovation 

The latest chapter in the ever-evolving landscape of display technology, GPO Display made headlines with its Power Over Ethernet (PoE) panoramic LCD displays. Spanning sizes from 27 to 50 inches, these displays redefine the possibilities of stretched-aspect ratio LCDs. Offering a seamless blend of innovation, efficiency, and adaptability, GPO Display’s PoE Panoramic LCDs represent a fusion of technology and design that promises to further transform digital signage. These displays simplify design and installation by utilizing a single Ethernet cable for both power and data for the display and its source device/media player. This not only enhances scalability but also eliminates the need for traditional AC outlets, providing unprecedented flexibility in display placement. 

General Description Three different photos in one banner. The picture on the far left has three doors with a panoramic stretch display above two of them and a display on the furthest wall. The second/middle image has one door with a panoramic stretch display that says exit this way with an arrow to the right. The third image has two doors, both with panoramic stretch displays above them and a display on the far wall that says, "secure location".

The GPO Display Legacy: A Future of Possibilities 

As GPO Display continues to evolve, its legacy is marked by a commitment to innovation, customization, and reliability. From pioneering customization to spearheading the PoE revolution, the company has consistently raised the bar in the commercial display industry. The journey of GPO Display is not just a chronicle of technological advancements; it is a testament to the enduring spirit of innovation that propels commercial AV toward a future of limitless possibilities.