A lot has happened since our company was founded. Development and progress have shaped our path. Get to know our milestones.
November 2020: Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH – LED Solutions Center
Joint venture between Sharp and NEC. We change our name to Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH – LED Solutions Center.
September 2020: DB pedestrian tunnel, Hamburg
Installation of two LED displays in the pedestrian tunnel of Deutsche Bahn in Hamburg.
September 2020: Archhoefe
Replacement of the LED wall installed in 2013 at the Swiss City Mall Archhöfe with an LED display with 6 mm pixel pitch.
September 2020: Philharmonic Hall Paris
Modification of the two existing displays to 10 mm pixel pitch.
August 2020: NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH – LED Solutions Center
We are now completely part of NEC and operate under the name NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH – LED Solutions Center.
S[quadrat] will continue to exist as a brand.
S[quadrat] will continue to exist as a brand.
Early 2020: New Design + New Website
We are completely changing our design and in this context we are launching a completely new website.
October 2019: Europa-Park
In the “Lazy River” at Europa-Park in Rust, we install displays with 48V technology and nano sealing.
April 2019: Displays for adidas
Several custom-made products for the adidas headquarters in Herzogenaurach.
February 2019: MVV Mannheim
2 x 150.5 m² S [quadrat] SIC [16/16 SMD] NT for MVV Energie AG in Mannheim.
January 2019: Stockholm Arlanda Airport
EMC Class B displays for Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
Mid-2018: Porsche Grapevine
13m² display for Porsche Grapevine.
Early 2018: An NEC Company
We become part of the NEC brand family. A big and significant step.
Early 2018: New Building
We are building another building next to our headquarters in Schwanstetten near Nuremberg.
December 2017: EMC Class B
Our latest development: the EMC Class B Display SI [3.9 SMD] NT V4 is ready and certified.
September 2017: New Display Series
S[quadrat] introduces new product series: transparent SIC series, Slim series and Poster series
August 2017: Displays for the TUI Arena
S[quadrat] installs 4 x 28 m² Ocean SI [4.8 SMD] NT Blackface LED video cubes and a 180 m long SI [6 SMD] NT Blackface LED video band in the TUI Arena Hannover.
February 2017: Latest LED strip generation
We introduce the latest generation of outdoor LED strips: Power Stripes SOC[40 RGB] NT V4, developed and produced in Germany and equipped with NICHIA LEDs.
September 2016: Large Display for dodenhof
S[quadrat] integrates 90 m² LED display into the facade of the dodenhof shopping center near Bremen.
September 2016: Display at the Elbphilharmonie Concert Hall
A custom-made LED billboard at the entrance of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg with duraflon-coated special masks.
June/July 2016: Our Displays at the European Championship
European Football Championship in France with stadium displays from S[quadrat] in the Vélodrome Marseille and Allianz Riviera Nice stadiums
May 2016: Display at Fraport
A 434 m long media band at the new Fraport Terminal in Frankfurt.
January 2016: Cooperation with NEC
First cooperation with NEC Display Solutions Europe.
December 2015: New Record
The AdverTower near Linkenbach realised by S[quadrat] holds the new record for the largest LED advertising tower in Europe with 2 x 173 m² LED video walls.
December 2015: Uniqlo Stores
In total 7 Uniqlo stores in Europe will be equipped with our LED video displays. Total area: 120 m².
August 2015: Outdoor Display on Kurfuerstendamm
S[quadrat] is installing a 100 m² SO [10 SMD] NT V4 outdoor LED video display at the Berlin “Ku’damm-Eck”.
May 2015: Basket Displays in Bamberg
Innovation S[quadrat] SI [4 SMD] NT Light LED basket displays are put into operation at the first German basketball club, Brose Baskets Bamberg
March 2015: Display in the Fritz-Walter-Stadion
Fritz-Walter-Stadion Kaiserlautern: S[quadrat] installation of high-resolution, 42 m² SO [10 SMD] NT Light video display.
July 2014: Displays for the 1. FC Köln
The RheinEnergie Stadium Cologne receives two 66 m² high resolution SO [10 SMD] NT Light video displays for the 1st FC Cologne.
July 2014: Largest LED Indoor Video Installation in Europe
SAP Arena Mannheim: S[quadrat] installs the largest LED indoor video installation in Europe with more than 600 m² LED surface with Nichia LEDs.
August 2013: High-resolution Video Cube
High-resolution LED video cube and LED ring above it in the PostFinance Arena Bern.
June 2013: LED Media Installation
LED media installation behind “MIRONA® High Reflective GREY one side coated” glass in the new Mercedes-Benz sales office in Berlin.
February 2013: New Department
New department Retop Europe for LED standard modules.
November 2012: Website Relaunch
We are launching our new website.
September 2012: LED Video Cube
The Swiss Ice Hockey League gets another LED video cube with the Arena Langnau.
August 2012: A 176 m Long Perimeter
We are installing a 176 m perimeter in the Grande Stade du HAC in Le Havre.
May 2012: 2 Stadium Displays
S[quadrat] installs 2 stadium displays at the Grande Stade du HAC in Le Havre.
March 2012: Single LED Dots
S[quadrat] installs newly developed Outdoor Single LED Dots on the facade of the Atoll Shopping Center
December 2011: Rental
Rental displays in the inventory of Screen Rent.
December 2011: Cooperation
Cooperation with Screen Rent.
November 2011: Display for Italian Football
S[quadrat] builds the perimeter display for the new stadium of Juventus Turin.
October 2011: Largest Video Display of the 2nd Bundesliga
S[quadrat] builds the largest video display in the 2nd German Bundesliga for KSC in Karlsruhe.
July 2011: Largest Video Cube in Europe
S[quadrat] builds the largest video cube in Europe in the National Stadium in Bucharest.
April 2011: Cooperation with Panasonic
We were able to win Panasonic as our partner.
Early 2011: New Appearance
S[quadrat] gets a new corporate identity.
October 2010: Winter Asian Games
Installation of two S[quadrat] SO [10/20] displays for the 2011 Winter Asian Games in Kazakhstan.
September 2010: Amorphous LED Ceiling Displays
Development of special amorphous LED ceiling displays for the media production of the Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist.
September 2010: „Class B“
LGA Nuremberg / TÜV certifies the latest S[quadrat] SO [10/20] NT product “Class B” in the EMC test
April 2010: Dubai
Foundation of S[quadrat] LLC in Dubai.
March 2010: The Telekom Bridge
Installation of LED video strips in the Telekom Bridge Bonn.
February 2010: Our First ISE
At the ISE 2010 in Amsterdam we present our latest products.
May 2009: Cooperation with Sony
We could win Sony as a partner.
April 2009: The First Video Cube
Production of a video cube for the Ice Hockey World Championship in Switzerland.
April 2009: The Move
Move to an own building in Schwanstetten.
December 2008: The Trademark
S[quadrat] is registered as a trademark.
October 2008: Europe's Largest Fascia Display
We integrate Europe’s largest Fascia display S[quadrat] SIC [40 SMD].
June 2008: The First Stadium Display
We realize our first own stadium display S[quadrat] SO [10/20].
February 2006: The Founding
S[quadrat] is founded by Mark Siedentopf and Andreas Brockschmidt. The company has two employees.