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NFL's Jaguars reach the end zone with 'world's largest HD video displays'

The NFL's digital signage scoreboard arms race continues, with the Jacksonville Jaguars now claiming the title of 'world's largest.'

Improving digital signage experiences with Sudoku lessons

Customers will not and should not have to spend excessive time trying to learn a user interface; they should be able to get the information they seek quickly and efficiently, without spending much effort on basic navigation.

Three Benefits of Working with One Supplier for a Digital Signage Deployment

Trying to manage multiple vendors in a digital signage project can be more trouble than it's worth. A better option may be to leave that job to a professional.

Sponsored by: Mcube

Sunlight and digital signage drive soda sales lift at European QSR chain

A digital menu board experiment suggests message frequency, subtle animation and the weather can help digital signage drive sales increases.

Into the 'Out-of-Home Immersive Entertainment Frontier' [Book Review]

Digital signage expert consultant Lyle Bunn reviews the new book "The Out-of-Home Immersive Entertainment Frontier: Expanding Interactive Boundaries in Leisure Facilities."

Lowering TCO with the Right Media Player

Choosing the appropriate media player for a digital signage deployment can mean significant savings over the long term.

Sponsored by: AOPEN Inc.

Toronto 'Countdown Clock' ticking down to 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

Digital signage clock and kiosk count down the days, but also allow visitors to interact with others via social media.

Ice cream chain scooping up digital menu boards

Carvel adding digital menu boards to draw more attention to the brand's signature treats as part of its 80th anniversary.

Blending the physical with the digital: What we can learn from Lego and 3D printing

New tech lets us go from physical to virtual and back; how can this be applied to digital signage and kiosk solutions?

Online bidding lands autism advocacy group on digital billboards

Can the growth of digital billboards in the out-of-home advertising space help small businesses and nonprofit agencies?

Nobody's reading those fliers

Incorporating digital signage into your office posts across-the-board benefits: Improve communication, increase morale and motivation, and share information with visitors to promote company PR.

London optician looks into social digital signage

Fashion optician installs touchscreen mirror that also takes photos and posts to social media at flagship store in London's East End.

What we really need are solutions

A rep from a $10 billion company said this: "All I want is a screen. I don't want a network. I just want it to work with mobile." It's time to think about giving him solutions, not technology.

How the Internet of Things is changing the face of digital signage

Digital Signage is set to play a crucial role in the IoT, implementing digital technologies to allow physical objects to 'talk' to one another.

Millennials, Obamacare and cost all driving digital menu board adoption

Once a luxury for major restaurant brands, digital signage menu boards are fast becoming standard. Experts expect digital menu boards to be standard in-store in five years and in the drive-thru in 10.

The endless possibilities of digital signage for restaurants

Unless you live in a cave you've probably been mesmerized by a dynamic menu board at some point in your search for food, but that's just the tip of the iceberg digital signage for restaurants; the possibilities are endless.

Restaurants, digital signage and the menu board opportunity

One display that every single visitor to a restaurant or fast food outlet will unfailingly consult is the menu board. Most retailers have to attract customers' attention to their in-store displays, but restaurateurs have a guaranteed audience.

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Cambridge, UK, shopping mall deploys digital signage 'Virtual Assistant' kiosk

In what it being billed as "a U.K. first," The Grafton shopping center in Cambridge, U.K., has a new, "virtual" employee, an interactive Virtual Assistant from customer journey technology specialist Tensator, aimed at giving the Grafton a technological edge in...

Malaysian retail chain buys into digital signage

The AEON retail store chain in Malaysia recently deployed a new Navori QL-powered screen network at its Bukit Mertajam location, according to an announcement from digital signage software provider Navori. AEON plans to expand their store count in 2014, and...

Fujitsu, OnCue offer in-aisle point-of-information systems

Fujitsu has announced an international distribution and license agreement with OnCue Technologies, a developer of in-aisle point-of-information solutions that are designed to enhance the consumer shopping experience. Through this relationship, Fujitsu will resell OnCue Technologies' InfoCue and Expert OnCue mini...

Qantas lands digital signage network in airline clubs and lounges

Australian airline Qantas has partnered with oOh! Media to launch "QView," a new interactive digital signage experience in Qantas Clubs and Lounges across Australia, according to an announcement from the carrier. QView delivers relevant news, sport, weather and bespoke content...

Arkansas digital signage firm teams with Verizon for connectivity

Fayetteville, Arkansas-based Aurora Digital Signage is partnering with Verizon to provide its end-users with secure Internet access and enable them to make remote updates, according to ArkansasBusiness.com. Aurora CEO Brent Robinson told Arkansas Business that some of his firm's clients...

Maryland's largest independent car dealership deploys digital signage for customer education

Maryland's largest independent family-owned car dealership has deployed digital signage to help educate its growing customer base, using Videotel Inc. industrial digital signage players, according to an announcement from Videotel. The 12-dealership Criswell Automotive uses Videotel's HD2600, an industrial-grade auto...

4K digital signage display used for media research

The Leibniz Knowledge Media Research Center in Tübingen, Germany, is using an 84-inch touchscreen 4K LCD display from eyevis in its research "Eye-Visit-Intuitive and personalized visitor information at the museum with interactive displays," according to an announcement from eyevis.

Anders cooks up Raspberry Pi digital signage media player

Despite the variety of digital signage players available, computing technologies provider believes there is still a gap at the bottom of the market for a true professional-grade digital signage player at a very low cost.

Device-charging and digital signage ad kiosks landing in three of the country's busiest airports

Interactive and digital out-of-home advertising solutions designer Monster Media has renewed its interactive digital wall agreement and signed an additional contract with Clear Channel Airports, a brand division of Clear Channel Outdoor, to roll out a nationwide network of interactive charging stations.

UK service station operator brings digital signage into the breakroom

Amscreen Digital Solutions today announced a partnership with motorway service operators Welcome Break that will see screens installed in break areas and team rooms.

Ben and Jerry's digging into digital signage down under

Ice cream and sorbet chain Ben & Jerry’s has selected Task Retail Technology and its xchangemedia multiplatform and digital design technology for its national multimedia project and digital signage rollout in Australia, according to an announcement from the companies.

500 Brazilian buses running with digital signage

Brazilian digital signage transit network Nemooh Servicos de Mídia LTDA has deployed its first 1,000 screens in 500 buses with BroadSign International LLC’s digital signage software platform, according to an announcement from BroadSign.

CBS Outdoor buys Van Wagner billboard business, set to convert some to digital

CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. announced earlier this week that it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire certain outdoor advertising businesses from Van Wagner Communications LLC for $690 million in cash.

UK communications firm, digital signage agency form partnership

U.K.-based business communication specialist Banner Managed Communication has formed a new strategic partnership with global digital media consultancy OpenEye, according to an announcement from the companies.

600th Bojangles' cooking with digital menu boards

Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits recently opened its 600th location, and the milestone restaurant is the first in the chain to deploy digital menu boards from technology provider WAND Corp., according to an announcement from WAND.

Hypersign updates digital signage software to HTML5

Hypersign, Avionex LLC's digital signage software platform, has left Flash for a faster, more efficient way of converting PowerPoint, according to a company announcement.

Skin care brand applies digital signage for in-store experience

Skin care brand Dermalogica recently opend its second and third concept stores featuring face-mapping skin analysis, skin bar and micro-zone skin treatments in South Africa, and has deployed digital signage to help communicate the brand experience to customers.

VCU set to hang new LED digital signage scoreboard

Virginia Commonwealth University basketball and volleyball fans will experience a new kind of game day with the help of the new center-hung LED video display and sound system installation at the Stuart C. Siegel Center in Richmond, Virginia, coming at the end of this summer.

Digital signage coming in for landing at Toronto Airport

The Toronto airport's passenger terminal is about to get a digital out-of-home advertising makeover from Clear Channel Outdoor-Canada.

Home builder deploys digital signage in model homes

Saussy Burbank, a home builder in the Carolinas, has deployed looping-content digital signage in its model homes, design centers and corporate offices, using an industrial media player from Videotel Inc., according to an announcement from Videotel.

LED digital signage firm NanoLumens lands in Europe

The company has named a new vice president for EMEA and opened a new sales and support office in London to serve the region.

Almo Pro AV takes E4 tour to Philly

Almo Professional A/V has opened registration for its E4 Philadelphia Expo, a “bonus” event that is part of the distributor's traveling E4 AV Tour for professional AV installers and integrators.

Welsh shopping district puts LED digital signage in its cart

The Queen Street shopping district in Cardiff, Wales, in the U.K. has deployed a new 6-square-meter (roughly 65-square foot) LED digital signage display.

Digital signage provider BroadSign shuffles executive team, lands new banking partner

Digital signage software and solutions provider BroadSign International LLC today announced that the company Board of Managers has appointed Burr Smith, president of BroadSign's main shareholder, Jedfam, as chairman and CEO.

Onison Corp. launches 'genuinely free' digital signage app

Onison Corp., a global provider of brand management solutions, has released its free digital signage app for organizations managing signage across multiple outlets on a global scale, according to a company announcement.

NEC adds new 4K-capable projectors for large-scale digital signage

Commercial LCD display and projector solutions provider NEC Display Solutions of America today announced the addition of two models to its PA Series projectors, the PA672W and PA722X.

Japan's free 'CYBER Signage' digital signage solution launched in US market

Japan's "CYBER Signage," a free, cloud-based digital signage delivery solution that supports creation, scheduling and delivery of signage content over an Internet browser, made its U.S. debut earlier this month, according to a company announcement.

Tampa ministry group deploys digital signage for campus communications

Tampa, Florida's Metropolitan Ministries recently deployed digital signage to communicate with volunteers, staff and clientele at its community outreach facility, thanks to donated digital media software services, Android-based media players and network installation from Wondersign, a provider of cloud-based digital...

Don't miss our 'Digital Signage Kiosks 101' webinar, coming soon

Kiosks used to be distinct, ATM-shaped fixtures located in store corners and hotel lobbies, but the lines between digital signage and digital signage kiosks have blurred as screens have become more readily interactive. Now, digital signage kiosks are popping up...

DPAA adds new weather, golf, amusement park and banking members

The Digital Place-based Advertising Association announced today that AccuWeather Inc.; Cedar Fair amusement park; golf course digital signage company Digital Caddies; and investment banking firm Peter J. Solomon Company have joined the association. "We have had a strong increase in...

Tesco Extra shops for digital signage 'tweet' wall

U.K.-based digital display specialist I-Led Media has completed its first major project for supermarket giant Tesco, installing a digital signage video "tweet" wall outside the Tesco Extra in Lincoln. The company, which specializes in digital signage kiosks and high-bright digital...

Digital signage shelf tag firm announces $21M in funding

Wireless in-store digital signage shelf tag provider Altierre Corp. today announced that it has secured more than $21 million in financing that will be used to support the company’s strategic global growth plans.

PGA National Resort teeing off with golf cart-mounted digital signage

PGA National Resort in Florida has started deploying golf cart-mounted digital signage at the first of its five golf courses, according to an announcement from Digital Caddies Inc., a provider of on-course technology services and content to golfers. Digital Caddies...

LED digital signage firm NanoLumens snags Sharp exec as EVP of operations

Manufacturer and marketer of indoor LED display solutions NanoLumens today announced that Gary Feather, the former senior vice president of LED lighting at Sharp Electronics, has joined the company as executive vice president of operations, effective immediately. According to NanoLumens...

Toronto digital signage firm destroyed by fire

The offices of Avida Digital Signage in Western Toronto burned down in a three-alarm fire last week, according to CBC Toronto. Toronto Fire Services responded to the fire at the one-story building just after 4:30 a.m. July 1, and by  6 a.m.

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