Keeping pace with new technology, a growing number of states are adopting lighting standards for digital billboards and outdoor digital signage that assure legibility while preventing glare.
Digital signage touch and gesture technologies have changed the gamification trend as users can interact with content using their hands and fingers, or even their whole bodies, and easily be drawn into the activity.
The resolution of digital displays continues to increase, but higher resolution introduces new issues in the appearance of source content. Technological developments in LED display drivers are helping address those issues.
People are no longer viewers of digital signage, they're participants. The ability of the viewer to self-navigate signage content ensures a highly personalized experience, creating a vital touchpoint between proprietor and customer.
Customers expect a personalized experience that surprises and delights them, and most will trade bits of information about themselves if they receive something in return.
Digital screens quickly are becoming a fixture in health care facilities, performing functions ranging from pointing the way to educating both doctors and patients on medical procedures.
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Digital signage display technology from Samsung recently was used in a prototype "Safety Truck" aimed at preventing traffic accidents and fatalities from drivers trying to overtake and pass semitractor-trailers.
Digital menu board blogger looks at hot trends in restaurant digital signage. Digital menu boards and restaurant digital signage are getting smarter and and becoming an invaluable source of actionable business intelligence.
The CONNECT 2015 Mobile Innovation Summit will teach restaurant operators and retailers how to provide customers with mobile connections to help build a loyal fan base.
Digital signage and real-life intersected as JetBlue had New Yorkers dancing in the street and scratching their heads at the truly lifelike interaction from a digital out-of-home engagement.
Affordable, dynamic marketing and promotional campaigns are blending print and digital signage.
Consumers with a natural sense of curiosity want to engage with technology, says Eric Vazquez, project manager for Encore Event technologies, but will the technology provide value to the consumer and if so, in what form and to what end?
This year's InfoComm show Orlando, Florida, will draw nearly 1,000 exhibitors and more than 38,000 attendees from 110-plus countries, and they'll all find the full spectrum of digital signage waiting for them.
Historic sixth-century Buddhas destroyed by the Taliban made a triumphal if bittersweet, and temporary, return with the help of 3D projection mapping digital signage.
Media company Titan, Montana Tourism and the Chicago Transit Authority teamed in May to bring a taste of the big sky to the city of big shoulders with an out-of-home ad campaign that combined digital signage and static elements with 3D statues of bears, bison and moose.
It's time for a look back at the most-read articles and blog posts on Digital Signage Today in May, recapping the biggest news headlines of the month.
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Technology should be used in way that's natural for consumers to interact with, and enhance the brand story, rather than be the story itself, says Ben Putland, director of software analysis and development for Grand Visual.
The Digital Place Based Advertising Association has announced that Don Allman, president and CEO of Titan, has been voted onto the association's board of directors.
Axiometk has launched the OPS883, its latest OPS digital signage player based on the fourth-generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3 and Celeron processor Haswell Refresh with the Intel Q87 Express chipset.
Zytronic, a developer and manufacturer of projected capacitive touchscreen solutions, announced it has supported Videofonika in the creation of its latest touchscreen solution, the @TABLE.
Norcross branch installs new kiosks and digital signage to improve customer experience.
Triple E Recreational Vehicles, a supplier of leisure travel vans and other recreational vehicles, helped showcase its wares with digital signage powered by the Videotel VP70 Industrial Media Player earlier this year at the annual RV show in Louisville, Kentucky.
Visual solutions company Christie demonstrated a range of digital signage and visual technologies for the hospitality industry at the second annual Hotel and Resort Development and Summit Southeast Asia last week in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Dayton, Ohio-based digital signage provider announced its acquisition of IZ-ON Media, a digital media company specializing in in-store shopper marketing solutions designed to activate shoppers along the path to purchase.
South African health-and-beauty retail chain Clicks has announced a partnership with South African digital signage solutions company Moving Tactics that entails installing digital signage within the chain's top 25 stores nationally, as well as marketing the media platform to Clicks' private-label suppliers and other brand suppliers.
Expo to feature CTS-certified course led by industry veteran Tom Stimson about "Transitioning from Selling Deliverables to Selling Outcomes," company says.
Higher education institutions are taking digital signage to the next level, using large-scale video walls to create high-tech educational experiences. Digital Signage Today and digital signage mounting and hardware specialists Peerless-AV are hosting a free, hourlong webinar exploring a real-world case study.
The largest digital signage LED display in college football is coming to Auburn University's Jordan-Hare Stadium in 2015, according to an announcement from LED manufacturer Daktronics of Brookings, South Dakota.
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has launched the MediNav Navigator Edition 2.0, an app that provides turn-by-turn navigation for visitors.
Magnetic 3D showcased its abilities with glasses-free 3D digital signage at the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting.
Panasonic has recently acquired hardware and software developer MagicInk Interactive. MagicInk provides its integration service for digital placed based media.
Elo Touch Solutions, the company that claims to be the "original inventors of the touchscreen," has introduced the Elo Interactive touchscreen digital signage architecture that matches commercial-grade I-Series touchscreen hardware with EloView software for cloud-based content delivery and remote device management, the company said.
Digital signage and interactive touch display technology provider MultiTaction has launched its MT Canvus, a new application developed to help organizations visualize big data sources, improve collaboration, socialize ideas and educate employees and clients.
The cloud-based platform for real-time visual collaboration recently announced the new Bluescape Hardware Program with inaugural member companies and interactive digital signage display vendors MultiTaction, Planar Systems and 3M.
Digital signage and AV technology solutions provider Panasonic launched a range of new AV technologies, including the company's first 4K-plus projector at this year's InfoComm 2015 in Orlando, Florida.
Visualization solutions manufacturer and marketer NanoLumens debuted its next-generation NanoSlim Engage 1.8-millimeter digital signage display solution at last week's InfoComm 2015 in Orlando, Florida.
Digital signage software solutions provider YCD Multimedia has announced the release of version 3.7.1 of its C-nario Digital Signage Suite to the European and Asian markets at CineEurope 2015.
Connecticut casino Mohegan Sun has launched interactive digital signage games on bus shelters across Boston that allow participants to possibly win a variety of prizes, including an overnight stay at the casino, according to an announcement from creative technology and production company Grand Visual.
Cross-track digital media system operator XTD Limited has unveiled what it says are "the world’s first" open-air, cross-track digital signage installations leading to the launch of the media network in another major Australian city, according to a company announcement.
The three technology partners have created an joint solution to display content within schools and university campuses, combining Hypersign's management tool with the processing power of the Chromebox and Samsung commercial displays.
Joint solution meant to transform low-cost Chromeboxes into interactive digital signage devices, companies say.
The digital signage video wall display was introduced at last week's InfoComm in Orlando, Florida, and features distinct new innovations that address the largest issues video wall customers face today, according to LG.
Touchscreen digital signage provider FlatFrog demonstrated at this year's InfoComm in Orlando, Florida, what it says is "the world's first" mass production commercially ready InGlass Touch for large-format displays (23-110 inches), according to the company's website.
The BroadSign digital signage platform will power Identity Shred shredding kiosks featuring third-party advertising in 200 university locations.
Audio and video solutions and accessories provider Peerless‐AV showcased a wide variety of its products at this year's InfoComm in Orlando, Florida, at its Daytona 500‐themed booth.
CAA South Central Ontario recently implemented a customer-engagement digital signage experience from ADFLOW Networks at its Burlington location, including a video wall and vertically oriented screens.
VuWall Technology announced it would showcase the latest release of its VuWall2 multisurface video wall control software at this year's InfoComm in Orlando, Florida.
3M Touch Systems Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of 3M Company, has released its 55-inch Multi-Touch Display C5567PW. The interactive system supports 60 simultaneous touches in the largest display format to date from 3M.
Display and digital signage technology provider Planar Systems Inc. is featuring its most diverse range of video walls to date at InfoComm 2015, including the newly launched Planar DirectLight LED Video Wall System and Planar RA-Series, according to a company announcement.
Commercial LCD display and projector solutions provider NEC Display Solutions of America today announced two new Open Pluggable Specification-compliant computers for integration into the built-in OPS expansion slots of NEC displays.
Offered in landscape and portrait orientations in 42-, 49- and 55-inch sizes, the new Pro Series models feature numerous improvements and provide commercial integrators with an even more comprehensive solution for outdoor A/V projects, company says.
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Montreal-based digital signage firm iGotcha Media announced that company president and co-founder Greg Adelstein has been named the first-ever 'Entrepreneur-in-Residence' at the John Molson School of Business at Montreal's Concordia University.