SpellBrite™ LED Signage by Optiva® Named Best New Product at ISA International Sign Expo 2012
ALEXANDRIA, VA – March 29, 2012 – Optiva®’s new SpellBrite™ Signage System beat out 31 other innovations at the ISA International Sign Expo 2012 to earn the title of Best New Product. SpellBrite™ offers interlocking letters that allow changeable messaging in LED lights. The new product will be available in mid-May.
“With so many amazing products competing at Expo, the competition was tough,” said Lori Anderson, ISA president and CEO. “But SpellBrite™ clearly made an impact on attendees to earn this designation. This competition is just one of the ways that ISA International Sign Expo continues to introduce tens of thousands of sign professionals to the latest products.”
The competition was held as part of ISA International Sign Expo 2012, which wrapped up last week in Orlando. The Expo floor showcases the diversity of the on-premise sign industry, ranging from neon to dynamic digital signage.
The Best New Product Competition is one of the highlights of the ISA International Sign Expo, where attendees can see a variety of new products that can shape and improve the on-premise sign industry. This year, a record number of entries participated. Attendees were able to visit the products on the Expo floor and then vote via text messaging.
The complete list of finalists:
ArtCAM Insignia R2 by DELCAM: The software included additional modeling tools for production of three-dimensional signage.
R44 LED Lamp by ArtLED Technology: An LED lamp used in outdoor signs and sign towers.
OB06 LED Backlite Panel by ArtLED Technology: The panel boasted uniform lighting in an extra slim light box.
Azuna 3D Media by Azuna: The polypropolene printable synthetic allows for a 3D image in a recyclable material.
Caldera Version 9 Software: Caldera’s RIP software offers enhanced color options, improved transparency handling and faster previewing.
500 HQ by CET Color: CET’s newest UV printer promises high quality grayscale at an affordable price.
i-cute Automate by Esko: The software uses workflows attached to hot folders, lessening errors and freeing operators from repetitive tasks.
Javelin Integra by Foster Keencut: The manual cutter boasts accuracy to within .008 inches.
Concept® Graphi-Tex™ Series 234 by General Formulations: This top-coated polyester fabric works with solvent, eco-solvent, latex, UV curable, LED curable, screen and offset inks.
Concept® MotoMark™ Series 235 – 4mil “Grip” and Series 238 -12 mil “Armor”: This decal system offers a flexible matte white PVC film with a high bond, low-surface energy adhesive and UV clear protective PVC laminate for the graphic and decal markets.
Duralite by Gopher Sign Company: The new product offers durable photo-quality outdoor signage.
GoSaw by Hendrick: This portable electric saw provides 4x8-foot panel support and allows for cross, rip and bevel cutting up to 45 degrees.
Perma-Banner Outdoor Changeable Banner System by Howard Industries: Vertical street pole banners include a lock-n-release changeable panels and extruded aluminum mounting bracket.
Scitex FB7600 Industrial Press by HP: The new large format press offers the ability to control saturation, and includes hot folders and job queue while printing 95 boards per hour.
Scitex XP5500 Industrial Printer by HP: The UV printer produces outdoor signage at 3500 feet per hour.
Konka Video & Communication Systems: Konka showcased a variety of new LED displays, LED lighting and digital signage.
ValueJet 1204GA by MUTOH: This eco-solvent printer prints on pre-grommetted and pre-welded banner material.
Thrive by Onyx Graphics: This scalable PDF workflow system optimizes performance for all sizes of print service providers.
PitStop Pro by Onyx Graphics: This tool preflights PDF files prior to production to correct common problems.
Orajet® 3751 RP Wrapping Cast with RapidAir® Technology by Oracal USA: This vehicle wrap offers low initial tack, repositionable adhesive, cast construction and an advanced air release system for performance over difficult curves, corrugations and rivets.
Post Coats: This heavy-duty PVC shrink wrap tubing covers 4x4 sign posts in a matter of minutes.
A92 by Shenzhen Absen Optoelectronic Co: The LED display is designed for sports advertising or club gatherings.
A1688 by Shenzhen Absen Optoelectronic Co.: This LED display is specialized for outdoor advertising.
Sloan LED Highliner Fixture: Sloan offers an LED alternative for fluorescent lamps in speciality applications like soffits, awnings, non-illuminated signs and wall washes.
SytLogic Location Lifecycle Master: This project management software allows users to manage thousands of projects simultaneously.
Tandem2 by US LED: This sign cabinet is designed for installation in 2x2 suspended ceiling grids.
Venbrite LED System Universal Power Supply by Ventex: This LED power supply system is usable with worldwide input voltages and provides dimming capabilities.
Venbrite Slim Series by Ventex: This product line offers bright illumination without shadows or hotspots with a 1/2-inch wide footprint.
VM-Canvas™ 22 by Visual Magnetics Limited Partnership: This cotton canvas fabric produces textured photo reproductions, wall murals and POP signage.
Price Watcher by Watchfire: This LED gas sign includes a fully manufactured cabinet, front ventilation, dual-chamber component cooling, fully encapsulated modules, windowless design and five-button remote.
The International Sign Association (ISA) is a 2,300-member trade association. Its members are manufacturers, suppliers, and users of on-premise signs and sign products from the 50 United States and 60 countries around the world. ISA supports, promotes, and improves the worldwide sign industry, which employs or directly impacts over 250,000 American workers and more than $49 billion in annual shipments.