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Full moon: Don't let this happen to your digital signage

The importance of digital signage security has rarely been made more graphically clear than it was last week in Atlanta, when hackers replaced a digital billboard's regularly scheduled programming with a full moon. And no, I don't mean a picture of Earth's largest satellite.

NY Rangers take digital signage fan experience on long playoff run

After the NHL's New York Rangers capped off a thrilling comeback against the Washington Capitals in a come-from-behind win in last night's Game 7, the team will be taking its Rangerstown Hockey House, and its multiple digital signage engagements, on an even deeper run through the playoffs.

Three Dimensions of Opportunity

With digital signage quickly becoming part of the crowd, it's time for a new technology to stand out.

Sponsored by: Exceptional 3D

Ask the Experts: How do we bridge the smartphone gap?

For the latest in the return of "Ask the Experts" here on Digital Signage Today, we're going to get an industry expert to offer his commentary on a question of immediacy and concern to the digital signage industry (and many others for that matter): How do we reach consumers on their phones?

Digital signage, it's not just for lobbies anymore

Digital signage expert blogger looks at a variety of interesting use cases for digital signage in business, education and health care settings.

Fitting Room of the Future

Developments in retail technology are offering the potential to boost sales with targeted add-ons.

Sponsored by: media mea LLC

Are museums the next frontier for digital signage?

Schools and office spaces are incorporating video walls and digital signage for communications, but for really interesting projects, digital installations in museums may be the next big thing.

Digital signage serves up more than menu boards

Taking a peek behind the panel at multifunctional digital menu boards.

Are you prepared? 4 keys for emergency alerts

Digital signage is perfect for communicating information to large numbers of people in diverse locations efficiently. Broadcasting emergency alerts and messages quickly can mean the difference between life and death.

5 for 5: April's top digital signage headlines

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Digital Signage Today in April, recapping the biggest news headlines of the month.

Video walls delivering command and control for fire and rescue ops

The Bouches-du-Rhône Fire and Rescue Department in the south of France has integrated digital signage video walls in its emergency response center to manage key information in order to respond as quickly as possible during emergencies on the ground, according to a case study from video wall controller board provider Matrox.

Take a tour of the top 5 uses for video walls

Digital signage blogger looks at five of the top uses for video walls, from data communications to social media boards.

5 ways interactive digital signage can upgrade the home-buying experience

The decision to build a new home is a major one that can be overwhelming and scare away unprepared potential homebuyers. Here are five ways interactive digital signage can improve the process and make it more comfortable.

Outdoor digital signage: To enclose or not to enclose?

When working with end-users to determine the best fit for them regarding an outdoor display, there is a wide range of factors to consider.

Streamline your technology deployments – productize first!

During the specification and planning phase of your digital signage project, ask yourself some of the same questions that a product engineer might ask, blogger says.

Top 5 tips for digital signage display placement

Digital signage expert blogger offers his top five tips for placing digital signage displays.

Digital signage celebrates Earth Day across the US

Continuing on ongoing effort to promote the nation's parks and historic sites, the out-of-home industry launched a digital roadblock today in support of Earth Day.

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Albuquerque Sheraton lands flight info digital signage displays

Hotel installs Flyte Board digital signage flight information display systems from Flyte Systems, moving its staff members' eyes up from their own mobiles and fighting "handheld hypnotism."

Videotel intros upgraded digital signage media player

Digital signage media player provider Videotel Inc. recently introduced its newest industrial digital signage media player, the VP70 XD.

Creepy or Cool: Study reveals how consumers react to digital personalization

Study of over 1,000 U.S. consumers finds that "cool" features help shoppers discover relevant products, information; "creepy" ones identify, target, track.

Eileen Fisher trying on in-store retail digital signage

Fashion retailer Eileen Fisher Inc. announced today it has partnered with ScreenScape Networks, a provider of place-based media software solutions, to power video displays in Eileen Fisher retail showrooms.

Phone Italia driving digital signage on smartphone-charging kiosks

Phone Italia, a custom smartphone-charging station manufacturer, integrates its charging stations with WebDT Content Manager 6 Pro software to display digital signage advertisements.

Planar intros LED video wall calculator

Digital signage technology provider Planar Systems Inc., today introduced the Planar DirectLight LED Video Wall Calculator, a free online tool aimed at simplifying the video wall selection process by helping customers visualize and plan for their LED video wall installations even before they make their purchase.

Idaho school district promotes healthier habits with digital menu boards

Idaho's Marsing Joint School District has implemented a multicampus digital menu board program aimed at getting students interested in their eating habits across the district, powered by Mvix, according to an announcement from the digital signage provider.

Digital billboards join the fight against human trafficking

For the next month, 30 Clear Channel Outdoor Americas digital billboards will display educational messages across Iowa's Polk County about human trafficking. The billboards alert victims on how to "get help to get out" of the life through the help of citizens.

Seneca intros new video wall controllers with Matrox capture and display boards

Seneca today announced the availability of its next-generation video wall controller, prysmHDplus. The new controller is designed to be an all-in-one hardware platform that provides a versatile solution for digital signage video walls, control rooms, projection installs and kiosk displays, the company said.

CNN and LG expanding airport digital signage network

LG Electronics USA and CNN Airport Network today announced further expansion of their alliance with the installation of new LG LED displays at San Diego International Airport this spring. With this installation, LG digital signage screens are showing CNN Airport Network content at more than 25 airports in major cities across the U.S.

Waitlist Me showcases digital signage, mobile integrations at NRA Show

Waitlist Me, the cross-platform waitlist app, showcased new ways waitlist technology is being used to help restaurant operators better serve their customers, including digital signage, at this year's National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago, the company said in an announcement.

'Greatest outdoor show on Earth' deploys LED digital signs

The home venue for the Calgary Stampede, billed as "the largest rodeo in the world" and the "greatest outdoor show on Earth," has deployed 144-square-foot digital signage displays, according to an announcement from LED sign manufacturer NanoLumens.

Vancouver International Airport pizzeria now flying digital menu boards

Digital menu boards and digital signage total solution provider Kuusoft Corp. announced the deployment of its NexSigns digital menu boards and digital signage software for Famous Famiglia Pizzeria at Vancouver International Airport.

Brightbox digital signage and phone-charging kiosks on the menu at NRA Show

Brightbox Inc., the platform provider of secure mobile device recharging kiosks, is showcasing its digital signage and interactivity recharging platform at this year's National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago, May 16-19, according to a company announcement.

Heathrow Terminal 2 digital signage 'journey comparison generator' kiosks compare fares to London

In what it's calling "a media first," digital signage "smart screens" have been deployed at Heathrow Terminal 2's baggage claim zones showing passengers live price and journey time comparisons between taxis and the airport's train service to central London.

X2O Media showcasing corporate communications digital signage at Gartner Digital Workplace Summit

X2O Media, a Barco company, has announced it will showcase enterprise visual communications solutions at the Gartner Digital Workplace Summit 2015 in Orlando, Florida, demonstrating applications built to support today's mobile and technology-savvy workforce.

ICXA now accepting nominations for 2015 ICX Excellence Awards

The Interactive Customer Experience Association is now accepting nominations for its Industry Excellence Awards, meant to honor the best self-service, digital signage and mobile technology deployments across all vertical market segments.

BrightSign, WAND partner for turnkey digital menu board solutions

Digital signage media player provider BrightSign LLC and restaurant technology provider WAND Corp. have announced a partnership to deliver new jointly developed capabilities, as the adoption of digital menu boards accelerates amid industry recognition of revenue improvements and operational efficiency gains, the companies said in a joint statement.

Pattison puts Digital Spectacular at US-Canada crossing

Canadian out-of-home advertising company Pattison Outdoor Advertising has installed a new 10-foot-by-35-foot Digital Spectacular in Windsor, Ontario, as part of the company's digital push.

NIH acquires mobile, kiosk and digital signage wayfinding solution

The National Institutes of Health has picked Connexient's MediNav digital wayfinding and patient experience solution for its Clinical Center Complex on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland, Connexient CEO Mark Green announced today.

T1V inks trade show and events deal with Skyline North

T1Visions , a provider of interactive touchscreen technology, has signed an agreement with Skyline North, a provider of custom modular exhibits and trade show displays and services, to represent its inTouch digital signage platform

Tennis Canada holds serve with digital signage

Tennis Canada will power its own place-based media network to better reach the tennis community, powered by ScreenScape digital signage software, according to an announcement from the company.

Userful puts digital signage video wall controller online

New browser-based control center now available online with intuitive interface aimed at simplifying the deployment and management of video walls.

Shell rolls out Dutch, British digital signage networks, piloting Malaysia

Six hundred screens in the Netherlands and United Kingdom were operational as of March 2015, powered by BroadSign International LLC software.

Videotel intros new industrial-grade digital signage media player

The signage player is designed to be used in any application that requires reliable digital signage, and to provide years of quality running 24/7/365 without failure, the company said in the announcement.

NEC Display intros new 32-inch digital signage screen

The commercial LCD display and projector solutions provider today announced its 32-inch display featuring a new mechanical design with a 35 percent decrease in depth, 44 percent decrease in bezel width and 27 percent decrease in weight compared with the previous generation.

IntuiLab, Quividi partner to bring adaptive content and analytics to interactive digital signage

IntuiLab, provider of the interactive experience creation platform IntuiFace, and Quividi, the provider of automated audience measurement for digital signage, have announced the availability of a joint solution that automatically reacts to demographic and engagement statistics, on-screen selections and location-based information from users.

Visix digital signage creative takes home awards haul

Digital signage provider Visix Inc. announced it has won three Hermes Creative Awards and six Communicator Awards for its interactive wayfinding and video designs for digital signage.

Google, Hypersign, Samsung partner for K-12 digital signage solution

Digital signage provider Hypersign has introduced a new digital signage solution for education in collaboration with Google and Samsung Electronics America, designed to enable students and staff to receive a wide range of content on digital signage and desktop PCs, such as standard school broadcasts to timely alerts for emergency preparedness.

Zytronic powers new touch table

Touchscreen solutions developer Zytronic helped SpinTouch International and Rok Interactive bring to market the Mozayo, a multitouch digital signage table 'that combines elegant design with carefully crafted ergonomics.'

Epson intros new widescreen projector for digital signage

Projector brand's new projector is designed to deliver 5,000 lumens of color brightness, 5,000 lumens of white brightness and WXGA resolution, as well as advanced connectivity options and video processing for a range of installation applications at a competitive price point, company says.

Digital Signage Today launches software comparison guide survey

Last year's 53-page guide detailed the capabilities of 171 digital signage software products — breaking them down by dozens of critical attributes and capabilities.

DISE preloading AOPEN digital signage players

Sweden-based DISE International AB, in cooperation with Taiwan-based AOPEN Inc., has created digital signage player software tailored to the AOPEN MEP320 and AOPEN DE6140 media players.

NEC intros HD ultra-short-throw digital signage projector

Commercial LCD display and projector solutions provider, NEC Display Solutions of America today announced its new U321H ultra-short-throw projector, which it's billing as "one of the first HD-resolution projectors in the product category."

DSE producer announces education communications expo

Exponation LLC, which puts on the annual Digital Signage Expo, will be producing the inaugural EduComm Expo, an educational conference and trade show focused on the needs of those responsible for implementation, oversight and management of internal digital campus communication technology initiatives in higher education

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