Sep 15, 2016: India-based LED video display maker,MIC Electronics Ltd, which was out of the limelight for a long period, is back in news by obtaining a patent for its LED DigiPoster, and by bagging a pricey order from the Indian Railways.
The company maintains that the patent, which is valid up to 2028, corresponds to an advanced digital display technology for a variety of applications across the globe. The market potential for devices using the DigiPoster technology is huge, the company claims.
DigiPoster is a smart LED-based display device, which is a robust and rigged gadget meant for use in advertisements or information broadcasting, both indoors and outdoors.
LED DigiPoster has a number ofinbuilt advantages as compared to the other existing processes. The display images can be loaded or changed locally or distantly, according to an MIC electronics spokesperson.
LED-based DigiPoster supports numerous pixel resolutions. The core one being the virtual pixel concept, which uses the company’s patented scan-plus technology and multiple data/ image formats. This can be deployed in fixed or mobile applications.
The railway order
The company has also been successful in obtaining the Indian Railways’ Railway Display Network (RDN) project.MIC Electronics was one of three companies, who secured the order to supply a new LED-based coach light fixture to the Indian railways. This is the first LED-based lighting venture of therailways, and MIC was the first company to secure the order for this kind of coach lighting by the Indian railways, the spokesperson said.
Initially, MIC will provide lights adequate for 60 coaches. However, in the near future, such kindof LED fixtures will become standard fittings in all railway coaches. In addition, it may as well be used as retrofit devices in old running coaches. This LED-based device has supply potential of over 120,000 coaches for the Indian railways alone.