Headquartered in Sheffield, UK
Our Sheffield HQ is home to a number of trade-secret production processes and manufacturing techniques, developed over many years to create Pro Display’s unique range of solutions.
Inside our factory doors, you’d find clean rooms where projection films and screens are being precision cut and bonded. Multi-touch foils and infrared frames being constructed and checked in our interactive technologies test-bed. You’d see more clean rooms where switchable smart glass products are prepared, custom projection screen frames being fabricated, and electronic components being soldered.
Finally, every item is quality checked before being packaged into hand-made bespoke wooden crates (built in our on-site workshop) to provide the very best protection during shipping.
Pro Display has rich heritage of innovation in the visual display market. From the very early days, Pro Display pioneered the introduction of new and unique visual display technologies. Our origins include the first full-colour LED screens and perimeter systems introduced into Europe in the early 1990s, plus a range of optical screens designed to meet the needs of the growing professional and domestic AV sector.
More recently, Pro Display’s ultra-short throw projector screen technologies – Digital Glass and SunScreen – have caught the interest of major global projector manufacturers for their outstanding image quality. And eye-catching display technologies such as switchable smart glass and Mirrorvision continue to be specified by our resellers on projects for leading global brands.
Intelligent Glass was born when Pro Display realised that there were numerous applications for PDLC film in the glazing and construction sectors. Originally, Pro Display had used PDLC film as a solution for projecting onto retail windows – in its frosted state, switchable smart film is an excellent rear projection surface. But its trick is to switch clear with an electric current so as not to permanently obscure the window onto which it’s applied.
As Intelligent Glass grew, so did our range of switchable smart glass and smart film products. Today, Intelligent Glass offers a wide choice of products, from retrofit smart film, to smart double glazing, to laminated smart glass and more.
intouch: launched at ISE 2015
Pro Display has focused on developing a range of technologies that are suited to a variety of installation environments, giving the best image quality along with professional grade reliability. And at the ISE show in 2015, we officially launched our new intouch brand: a range of single, dual and multi touch solutions, including fully integrated projection and LCD screens, or retrofit solutions for existing screens.
Digital Glass is a perfect example of ongoing innovation at Pro Display. This rear projection surface excels with the latest ultra-short throw projector technologies. It gives installers a high-end projection option where space is at a premium, eliminates the usual problems of UST projection such as hotspotting and restricted viewing angles, offers a robust glass surface for high traffic areas, and can be teamed with our infrared touch frames for ultra large format interactive screens.
Thanks to our latest manufacturing process improvements, Digital Glass can be made in single screen sizes up to an enormous 8 metres by 3 metres. For a sense of scale, here’s what a 6ft person would look like next to one of those largest screens:
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