New York - Sharp
Electronics is the official sponsor of a 13-foot by 9-foot video wall for the
National September 11 Memorial & Museum installed at its Preview Site at 20
Vesey Street, here.
The official 9/11
Memorial Opening Day Counter, which is part of a $1 million deal by Sharp to
provide future A/V technology support for the Memorial & Museum, provides
the public with the number of days until the official opening of the 9/11
Memorial on Sept. 11, 2011, as well as animated renderings of the future
New York City Mayor
Michael Bloomberg, 9/11 Memorial president Joe Daniels and board member Monica
Iken, whose husband Patrick lost his life on 9/11, welcomed Sharp Electronics'
chairman/CEO Kozo Takahashi to unveil the display at the 9/11 Memorial Preview
In his comments
Takahashi said that Sharp's donation is "one of the most important things we
have ever done."
The video wall is
constructed of nine Sharp PN-V601 60-inch professional LCD monitors with very
thin borders, providing a fluid, single-screen effect, Sharp said.