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JM Rental invests in 1000 panels of Lighthouse R16 LED screen

Hong Kong – 28th February 08 – A larger number of high profile events across the Asian continent that require large-scale video reinforcement will enjoy better image quality in 2008 and beyond, as long-term LED screen user JM Rental has just invested in 1,000 additional panels of R16 LED screen from its preferred partner, leading LED screen manufacturer Lighthouse Technologies Ltd in January 2008.

Equivalent to an area of 770m2 – which would cover much of an average-sized football pitch – the investment by Hong Kong-based JM Rental demonstrates the company’s total commitment to servicing the Asian event market’s ever-increasing demand for large-scale LED screens with the best available products.

With a pixel pitch of 15.9mm and resolution of 3,969 pixels per square metre, Lighthouse R16 panels offer colour reproduction, high contrast levels and 5000 nits of brightness that are unsurpassed by any other large format LED screen. Equally suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications, the seamless connection system means that assembly and maintenance of large-scale screens is extremely easy.

Such is the demand for the R16 that the new panels were immediately put to work on the national annual celebration in Singapore, the Chingay Parade, which took place in February. JM Rental was appointed as the official LED Screen Partner for the iconic event, supplying a turnkey solution from technical support through media production. The key elements were the two 12.24m (W) x 9.12m (H) screens where the 30 Chingay Parade sponsors broadcast their brand messages.

JM Rental already has a significant number of bookings for the new panels in 2008, which will see the R16 panels at many of the big events of this year.

“Lighthouse has been our key supplier since the very beginning, as their products are versatile, reliable and offer superior quality,” says Mr. Ronald Lo, CEO of JM Rental.

“We have been receiving increasing enquiries, not only from regional direct clients but also from our cross-rental partners in the global market. The purchase of this substantial amount of quality LED display considerably strengthens our existing Lighthouse R16 inventory and equips us extremely well for our ongoing expansion into the global cross-rental market.”

For more information please contact: Sarah James, Gasoline Media Limited.
Email: sarahj@gasolinemedia.com. Tel: +44 (0)1372 471472

Lighthouse Technologies Limited is a leading LED technology developer and a manufacturer and global supplier of state-of-the-art LED modular video panels, which can be assembled into large scale video screens for indoor and outdoor use. Specializing in the research and manufacture of LED video screens, Lighthouse has its own intellectual properties with more than 10 active patents worldwide and is committed to remain as the premier creator of intellectual property value.
The company’s LED components, panels and complete video systems undergo stringent quality control with power-on, burn-in processes at ISO9000-certified manufacturing plants. Its products have won several international awards, among them, the Best New Product Award at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in 2002 and the Buzz of the Show award at InfoComm 2004 in Atlanta, 2005 IBC Exhibition Design Award, the Technological Achievement Certificate of Merit in the 2003 Hong Kong Awards for Industry as well as the prestigious Consumer Product Design Award and the HKITCC Certificate of Merit in Technological Achievement in the 1999 Hong Kong Awards for Industry. Lighthouse was also recognized as one of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies in the 2002 Deloitte Technology Fast 250.
Lighthouse operates worldwide, through sales offices and technical support teams in the United States, Canada, South America, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.lighthouse-tech.com.

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Media Contact:
Pilva Kwan/Anita Leung
Lighthouse Technologies Limited,
6/F, No. 16 Science Park East Avenue,
Hong Kong Science Park,
Shatin, N.T.,
Hong Kong.
Tel: 852 2192 1688
Fax: 852 2423 1062
E-mail: info@lighthouse-tech.com

JM Rental, a subsidiary of Join Merit Media Holdings Limited, is one of the leading LED display rental companies in Asia. In 2007 alone, JM Rental has brought visual excellence to over 250 major events across Hong Kong, China and Southeast Asia. In addition to the strong presence in Asia, JM Rental also shares close working relationship with quality global partners, creating a worldwide network of cross-rental markets. For more information, please visit www.joinmerit.com

Media Contact:
Ms Taris Lam
Assistant Marketing Manager
+852 2733 0977

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