Samsung, New Tradition and Consumer Experience Group are ushering in a new era of tech transformation at Washington, the D.C. Union Station, owned and operated by Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation, through the power of digital signage.
Under the project management of the Consumer Experience Group, Samsung’s dynamic smart signage, coupled with content driven by New Tradition, provides commuters and visitors up-to-the-minute travel, weather, and safety information to ensure the best possible experience.
The collaboration keeps the landmark’s architecture alive by outfitting existing structures with upgraded displays that seamlessly fit into the 114-year-old D.C. building’s iconic design. Twenty-six, 65in Samsung UHD Smart Signage displays in kiosks are distributed across Union Station’s three levels to serve as interactive directories designed and provided by TSItouch.
Further, top tier out-of-home advertising placements are constantly monitored, utilizing the newest SmartLink Vantage remote device management technology to ensure 100% up time.
“Union Station, D.C. is one of our nation’s iconic landmarks and we are thrilled to be a part of its rich history,” says Mark Quiroz, Vice President, Marketing – Display Division, Samsung Electronics America. “Display technology gives advertisers a bright canvas and provides a platform to share up to the minute safety information with Union Station’s visitors.”
In the historic main hall, six, state-of-the-art 6’ 3in x 5’ 3in 1.5mm LED displays offer advertising buyers a premier piece of inventory that lives alongside history – giving businesses a bright canvas to share their products with the thousands of people visiting Union Station each day.
“We are grateful for our innovative partnerships with New Tradition and the Consumer Experience Group, which allow us to bring cutting-edge digital signage to the masses,” says Brett Unzicker, Vice President B2B Sales – LEES, Display Division, Samsung Electronics America. “Through our collaboration we are ensuring Union Station commuters receive real-time transportation updates in an impressively dynamic fashion.”
The partnership, which began in 2020 with a goal to bring modern technology to an iconic landmark, delivers more than stunning displays. Together with the Consumer Experience Group, Samsung helped usher in a complete refresh of Union Station’s technical infrastructure from installation to the official handoff to New Tradition.
The Display Technology
IF Series: Samsung’s 1.5mm LED IF Series displays are a comprehensive solution with an improved LED experience for customers. By streamlining installation, presentation and management, businesses and advertisers alike can create and share powerful content with minimal hassle. The hook-based design fosters a seamless installation, eliminating gaps while keeping all front and rear components visible and accessible for quick-tun maintenance.
UHD Smart Signage: Samsung’s 65in QHR Series display features best-in-class UHD resolution with unmatched 700 nit brightness making it ideal for delivering clear information 24/7. The QHR series features Dynamic Crystal Display, using 10 bit processing for flawless colour expression and its HDR+ compatibility converts standard definition content to HDR quality for sharper contrast and more vivid colours giving advertisers at Union Station more flexibility with their content.