NEC has announced the new 52-inch MultiSync LCD5220 full HD wide-screen display at the 2008 Digital Signage Expo. Designed for a variety of digital signage applications, NEC's MultiSync LCD5220 is the industry's first 52-inch display based on a professional-grade panel. The design is sleek, with an ultra-thin bezel (19 millimeters / 0.7 inches) and NEC has packed in some advanced features, including improved contrast, color and brightness, SpectraView II color calibration kit, and NEC's proprietary and advanced Digital Signage Technology Suite (DSTS), which includes nearly 30 advanced features that improve screen performance, and enhance display management. The MultiSync LCD5220 will be available April 2008 at an estimated price of $8,149.99.
"The LCD5220 employs a U-shaped backlight system, leveraging fluorescent bulbs for even heat distribution and uniform brightness. In addition, the display boasts a sealed cabinet design, ideal for digital signage environments that are exposed to a variety of contaminants, such as dust, smoke and grease."