NEW YORK, September 27, 2012 - Today, IAC (NASDAQ: IACI) and Prysm, Inc., unveiled two new video walls in the lobby of the IAC HQ, located in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City, providing the most technologically advanced viewing screens available in an event space. The Frank Gehry-designed IAC HQ is home to many of IAC’s industry-leading Internet and media companies. The new installation features the world’s largest high-resolution video wall using Prysm’s Laser Phosphor Display (LPD), a groundbreaking display technology delivering stunning, life-size images using low-power, solid–state lasers. The two walls will deliver more than 50 million pixels combined, and will reduce power and cooling costs by 70 percent over the previous projection technology.
“The new technology displayed in the IAC HQ’s video walls sets the standard for green technology,” said Vincent Luciani, Chief Information Officer of IAC. “We expect to dramatically decrease our energy costs while simultaneously providing an unparalleled viewing experience for our hundreds of clients and thousands of employees and visitors that attend events at the IAC HQ each year.”
“Our momentum is growing as Prysm installations continue to populate some of the most well-known international organizations. We are very excited to support IAC, a name synonymous with success,” said Amit Jain, CEO and Founder of Prysm. “This installation demonstrates Prysm’s immersive experiences and its image uniformity over the long life of these displays does not require regular adjustments leading to fast ROI as well.”
Prysm’s new LPD technology gives designers the freedom to create video content in any shape, size or format. IAC HQ’s video displays consist of two separate walls. The west wall measures nearly 120’ wide by 10’ tall, consisting of over 43 million pixels, and the east wall measures 20‘ wide by 10’ tall, displaying 7.3 million pixels. The two walls deliver close to 180-degree field of views, leading to exceptional immersive views from any angle in the large event space.
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IAC (NASDAQ: IACI) is a leading media and Internet company comprised of more than 150 brands and products, including Match.com, Ask.com, CollegeHumor, and CityGrid Media. Focused in the areas of Search, Personals, Local and Media, IAC's family of websites is one of the largest in the world, with nearly a billion monthly visits across more than 30 countries. The company is headquartered in New York City with offices in various locations throughout the U.S. and internationally. To view a full list of the companies of IAC, please visit our website at http://www.iac.com
About Prysm Inc.
Prysm Inc. is a video display provider that offers brilliant life-like and life-size displays for truly immersive experiences. The privately held company invented a new large format commercial display platform based on its proprietary Laser Phosphor Display (LPD) technology. Traditional technologies such as projection, PDP/plasma, LCD, and LED cannot compare to LPD’s brilliant uniform picture quality delivered in any shape, size and viewing angle. Prysm’s LPD video display solutions meet the highest environmental standards using less power than traditional technologies. Leading brands in retail, financial services, technology, and media as well as government organizations use Prysm’s displays. Fortune 2000 companies use Prysm’s solutions to form deep connections with customers, communicate with their remote employees, boost their brands, and generally ‘wow’ their audience.
Prysm is a privately held company based in Silicon Valley, California with a growing global sales and support network designed to meet the demanding requirements of our worldwide enterprise customers.