Photos: LG's big LED billboards

Oversize electronic displays with LEDs are the next big thing in outdoor advertising.

LG's LED billboard in Times Square
ZDNet Korea

Nothing says "Look at me" quite like a giant, multicolored video billboard perched above a city square. That's why advertisers are starting to adopt new LED technology that lets them blast their marketing messages your way--and why IT services companies like LG CNS are scrambling to become the providers of choice for the high-tech systems.

The South Korean company--the "consulting and solutions" (hence "CNS") arm of electronics giant LG--has been busy installing the systems from Guangzhou, the industrial hub of southern China, to Cairo to New York. CNET has a photo gallery of some of those installations here: "Photos: Bright lights, big billboard."

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