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Digital signage and wonder: 50-foot video wall brings adventure to children's hospital

A Delaware children's hospital today opens up its "Discovery Zone," a 50-foot-wide digital signage video wall featuring gesture interaction for its young patients.

Digital signage making a case for its own night at the museum

Several recent digital signage deployments show how the technology is bringing exhibits to life in museums around the world.

Infographic: Digital Signage: Drive-thru Technology for the Next Generation

This infographic explains why going digital is good for customers and great for restaurants.

Sponsored by: Panasonic

Digital signage and 'high availability': Keep it simple to keep content flowing

Signage manufacturers are taking a page from network and data comm vendors and installing complex mechanisms to keep content constantly on — yet savvy project owners know to explore simple routes to keep signage content up and running at all times.

Why digital signage belongs in the cloud

A digital signage expert offers his thoughts on the upside of cloud-based digital signage. Does he have a point?

Four Ways to Put Tablets to Work for You and Your Customers

The rise of digital services has placed increased value on how businesses engage with their customers in-person. The new customer experience seeks to optimize face-to-face interaction and available technology. 80% of retailers believe their store results will continue to erode unless they incorporate technology as part of the store experience.

Sponsored by: Moki

Digital signage is a game changer for advertisers

Digital signage puts marketers and other communicators in charge of when and where their messages influence consumers. This may also mean changes in the way things get done and who's responsible for those things.

When is 4K right for your digital signage?

The 4K revolution is coming; how do you know if it's right for your application?

It's 'Hammer Time' for NFC: Apple is 2 legit 2 quit

Digital signage expert breaks down the impact of Apple's announcement today that it is including NFC in the new iPhone 6 and Apple Watch.

5 for 5: Health care, the future and digital signage 101 on the menu

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Digital Signage Today in August, and what we can learn from them.

Don't touch that dial! Can remote control apps damage your digital signage?

Digital signage blogger and display expert warns against the dangers of smartphone apps for consumer-grade displays used as professional signage.

5 ways to leverage pro sports to boost digital signage engagement (for free)

Need a way to get employees or shoppers to look at and engage with your digital signage? Just add sports.

Digital signage brings 9/11 to life at National September 11 Memorial and Museum

Projection mapping, video displays and touchscreens commemorate the lives lost in the 9/11 terror attacks and engage visitors to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.

Watchfire Signs issues ALS challenge to the signage industry

The company is nominating SloanLED, The Jordan Company and others to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and donate to the cause.

DSA Symposium Round Table: Experts talk digital customer engagement

Four digital signage and in-store merchandising experts talk about the customer engagement challenges facing retailers ahead of this year's event.

The out-of-home immersive entertainment frontier

The head of the Digital Screenmedia Association offers another review of "The Out-of-Home Immersive Entertainment Frontier: Expanding Interactive Boundaries in Leisure Facilities" by Kevin Williams and Michael Mascioni.

Is the clock ticking on an old benchmark?

A blogger questions if advances in display tech have moved the digital signage industry past OPS.

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NEWS


Burger King rolls out suggestive-sell drive-thru displays

More than 6,000 FlashRight Suggestive Sell Displays have been installed at Burger King restaurants throughout the country. According to a news release from FlashRight, the displays are designed specifically for outdoor use in the drive-thru and are placed at the point of purchase on the speaker post or confirmation order display.

Real estate property tour digital signage wins industry award

Engrain, a provider of touchscreen digital signage property marketing and messaging systems, has won an award for "Most Innovative Multi-Housing Technology" from Multi-Housing News for its TouchTour system, according to an announcement from Engrain.

Cleveland Browns fortify defense (of their digital signage screens)

FirstEnergy Stadium, home of the NFL's Cleveland Browns, is adding The Display Shield digital signage enclosures to protect in-stadium digital signage displays, according to an announcement from The Display Shield manufacturer Protective Enclosure Co.

UK Post Office ramping up digital footprint with kiosks and digital signage

The U.K. Post Office is ramping up its digital footprint by piloting a number of technological enhancements — including self-service kiosks and digital signage screens — expected by Christmas 2014.

Digital signage firm Four Winds rebrands, launches new website

Denver-based Four Winds Interactive has launched a new website and brand designed to showcase the latest developments in visual communications, the company announced.

Digital signage drives into Swiss petrol stations

European digital signage screen network Amscreen will further expand its presence on the continent with the rollout of its digital screens in 60 SOCAR petrol stations across Switzerland, the company recently announced.

Cleveland development adds structural LED digital signage, 'one of the largest display surfaces in the US'

A new "luxury urban resort" opening in Cleveland has transformed an historic building in the city into a high-end mixed-use building featuring a 156-room luxury hotel, 194 luxury apartments and a market featuring gourmet groceries — and nearly 5,000 square feet of LED digital signage displays.

CAYIN showcasing new digital signage at InfocommMEA 2014

Taipei, Taiwan-based CAYIN Technology Co. Ltd. will be showcasing its latest digital signage media players and digital signage best practices at this year's InfocommMEA in Dubai, according to a company announcement.

Peerless-AV taking digital signage to the zoo

Digital signage solutions provider Peerless-AV will be exhibiting weatherproof and wash-proof digital signage at the 2014 Annual Association of Zoos and Aquariums Conference in Orlando this week, the company announced.

BenQ intros new projectors for digital signage in small rooms

Visual display solutions provider BenQ America Corp. is now shipping the newest generation of its M5 Series projectors explicitly engineered for small- to medium-sized spaces, the company announced.

Macy's new tech plans include Apple Pay, smart fitting rooms, more

The company outlined its latest advancements in omnichannel strategy and technology as the company continues to add new dimensions for attracting shoppers and serving the needs of individual customers.

On-the-course golf digital signage network hits the green in South Carolina

Digital Caddies Inc., a provider of on-course technology and content delivery services for golf courses, is expanding its digital signage network at the courses of National Golf Management, the largest owner-operator of golf facilities in the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, market, according to an announcement from Digital Caddies.

Commercial-grade tablet provider adds software management for kiosk and digital signage deployments

Traverse City, Michigan-based Applied Device Technologies has certified PROVISIO's SiteKiosk Android application and SiteRemote management platform for use on its PROPORT commercial tablet for kiosk and digital signage use.

DOOH firm plans expansion in restrooms (and other locations) across Canada

Montreal-based indoor advertising network Newad today announced its plan to double the number of its digital signage advertising boards in Canada.

Digital signage 'Big Screen' wins big buzz at Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014

A more-than-50-foot-long LED digital signage screen on the banks of the River Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland, brought added excitement to the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014, according to an announcement from screen provider Wavetec. The display was arrayed outside the Glasgow Science Centre in collaboration with BBC Scotland.

Sharp intros new low-cost LED edge-lit digital signage displays

Sharp Imaging and Information Co. of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corp., is introducing the PN-Y series of professional-grade LED edge-lit displays, according to a company announcement.

Logic Supply intros digital signage media player PC

Industrial and embedded computer hardware provider Logic Supply has unveiled a new series of rugged PCs that "breaks free of the 'black box' paradigm in the industrial hardware market," the company announced.

BrightSign using Broadcom system-on-chip tech for 4K media players

Broadcom Corp., a global provider of semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, recently announced that digital signage media player provider BrightSign LLC has chosen Broadcom's ultra HD system-on-chip technology for its new line of 4K media players.

Los Angeles Lakers' home arena tabs Toshiba for digital signage

Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. has been named a "Founding Partner" and the Official Electronics Provider of Staples Center by AEG, owners of the downtown Los Angeles sports and entertainment arena, the companies announced recently.

Almo Pro A/V picks up Glantz digital signage assets, targets static signage market

Almo Professional A/V today announced it has entered into a distribution agreement with N. Glantz & Son to acquire assets from its dynamic digital sign division, Glantz Dynamic Solutions.

NEC intros new digital signage and multimedia projectors

Commercial LCD display and projector solutions provider NEC Display Solutions of America today announced its latest generation of PA Series projectors, succeeding NEC's previous models in the installation projector category.

Health care network uses open API to deliver digital signage to local practices

A health care digital signage network has used BroadSign's open API to create an online client portal aimed at small and medium-sized medical facilities, to deliver its enterprise-level digital signage software platform to local operators, the company announced today.

NV3 website features kiosk and digital signage solutions

Baltimore's NV3 Technologies has launched its new website featuring mobile device-charging solutions and information about its free digital signage solutions.

Fortinet intros Unified Threat Management solution

California-based network security provider Fortinet launched a new threat management system, the Fortigate Unified Threat Management with FortiWifi and FortiPresence analytics.

New Jersey bank deposits digital signage in branches

New Jersey-based Provident Bank has installed the digital signage platform from Louisville, Kentucky-based Codigo to 86 branch locations, according to an announcement from Codigo.

Dallas Cowboys shielding digital signage at AT&T Stadium

The home of the Dallas Cowboys has been implementing faster Internet speeds, adding more interactive digital signage displays and investing in protecting those displays with The Display Shield enclosures.

Wyoming's second-largest city looking at regulating digital signage

The Casper, Wyoming, Planning and Zoning Commission is considering regulations to LED digital signage and billboards, according to the Casper Star Tribune.

Florida International University matriculates digital signage in campus communications

LED sign manufacturer Daktronics has finished the installation of three roadside digital signage displays at two Florida International University campus locations, according to a recent company announcement.

Signagelive takes its SoC digital signage software to Berlin

Signagelive, a global supplier of cloud-based digital signage technology, is demonstrating its full support for Samsung's Smart Signage platform by presenting a system-on-chip version of its technology at the IFA Berlin consumer electronics show, starting today and running through Sept. 10.

Wine bar concept booth blends digital signage and static at Paris trade show

Strasbourg, France-headquartered software company Caldera is giving visitors to Viscom Paris a tasting of digital signage and static working together.

Omnivex expands its digital signage Moxie

Digital signage software provider Omnivex has released the Commercial and Enterprise versions of its longstanding Omnivex Moxie software, according to a company announcement.

Webinar to examine advances in digital signage display tech

In the never-ending quest for a better viewer experience, many new advances have been made in the areas of video and display technologies in digital signage.

BenQ now shipping 6-point multitouch display

Visual display solutions provider BenQ America Corp. has officially released its latest interactive digital signage display, the RP700+.

RDM adds NFC to DS

Real Digital Media and iZipline LLC have announced that digital signage network operators using RDM's NEOCAST solution will now be able to synchronize on-screen content with brand marketing content to drive instant, dynamic interaction with consumers via their NFC-enabled mobile devices.

Digital signage video wall spices up bistro

A California bistro is serving up new ambience with a digital signage video wall powered by BrightSign LLC media players, according to an announcement from BrightSign.

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