ICX Symposium: Chick-fil-A, Fiserv, HomeDepot.com execs set to talk future of CX

The ICX Symposium in Atlanta later this month will feature a keynote address from three friends, executives at major brands, talking about the future of customer experience. ICX Association head Scott Slucher interviewed the trio about what to expect.

The DST Top 5: September's top digital signage headlines

It's time for our monthly look back at the most-read articles and blog posts on Digital Signage Today in the previous month, recapping the biggest news headlines of September.

How Digital Signage Is Changing Corporate Communications

Digital signage is dramatically changing how organizations are communicating, replacing bulletin boards and posters with high impact visual messaging that increases operational efficiencies and engages staff and customers.

Sponsored by: ComQi, Inc.

Digital out-of-home rallies around 'Project Everyone'

'The world's largest ever advertising campaign,' landed in Times Square as out-of-home advertisers and communications agencies around the globe marshaled assets for Project Everyone, aiming to share the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals with 7 billion people over seven days.

Ask the experts: What are the pros and cons of video walls vs. large-format displays?

For this month's 'Ask the experts' feature, we asked Andy Clipsham, senior product manager, global market solutions, for digital signage display provider Christie, to talk about the pros and cons of video walls vs. large-format displays.

Creating the Fast Casual Experience with Digital Signage

The increased emphasis on food quality and reduced emphasis on fast food is providing an opportunity for fast casual brands to tell their story.

Sponsored by: Scala, Inc.

Digital signage changing the game for 'pop-up' kiosks

In a new-breed of kiosks, digital signage acts as a virtual salesperson; using touchscreen interactivity, customers can learn about products being sold and make purchasing decisions on the spot.

Finding content for 4K

The advent of 4K resolution has had a big impact on the digital signage industry, but the topic of sourcing 4K content seems to be one of the bigger concerns still surrounding 4K in digital signage.

Why libraries need to check out digital signage

Libraries are an age-old institution striving to adapt to a very different social and technological landscape; here's how digital signage can help them move into the modern era.

How digital signage breaks through the retail kaleidoscope

How consumer brands are using digital signage to break through the visual clutter in retail and catch shoppers' attention at the store shelf and counter.

Quoting the matrix: A guide to understanding LED digital signage

Contractors know that a two-by-four is usually smaller than its name would indicate, still, as an industry standard consumers know what to expect. Unfortunately, in the LED sign industry there is no uniform, standard size for sign modules.

Is the digital signage media player close to extinction?

Life as a digital signage media player may feel like a vulnerable place right now with System-on-Chip devices maturing on the market and gaining traction every day. But does that mean there's an asteroid headed the media player's way?

Digital signage making smart transportation smarter

Gone are the days of paper signs and delays in getting updated information out to travelers. We live in a real-time world, and travelers expect real-time, relevant information at their fingertips.

The next era of retail disruption: Experience

Retailers must embrace the latest disruption in retail, the experience, in order to keep up with ever-growing consumer expectations — and technologies such as digital signage will play a key role in doing so.

Digital signage lights up tourism

It makes sense to combine our culture's love for digital communications with your theme park, zoo or museum, to guarantee an experience that will inform and entertain large numbers of people on a cost-effective budget.

Doggy DOOH campaign warms hearts

A U.K. animal shelter earlier this year launched a clever digital out-of-home activation that saw an on-screen dog following passersby around an East London mall, going from screen to screen as people neared each digital signage display.

Ask the experts: Have digital menu boards reached critical mass?

Digital signage is becoming increasingly common in both quick service and fast casual restaurants, so for this month's "Ask the experts" feature, we asked Jeff Pinc, director of food services for Panasonic, 'Have digital menu boards reached critical mass?'

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Industry Weapon adds Google Chrome devices to arsenal

Digital signage firm Industry Weapon Inc. today announced support for Google's Chrome devices. Industry Weapon said its line of Google streaming media players complements its portfolio of traditional caching devices.

UAE DOOH firm converts in-store and petrol station networks to BroadSign digital signage

United Arab Emirates-based digital out-of-home firm HyperMedia FZ LCC has converted its displays to BroadSign International LLC's automated software platform, BroadSign announced today.

Startup launches Concerto-based digital signage service

Innio, 'a startup with its roots in the digital signage system its founders developed while attending college,' announced it has released a subscription-based digital signage product based on the open-source Concerto signage system.

Iz-Off: Stratacache company Iz-On Media changes name back to PRN

The PRN brand is back, now under the Stratacache umbrella, according to an announcement from digital signage and shopper activation technology provider Stratacache.

Ohio Christian college sends digital signage to Southern Baptist Convention

Ohio's Cedarville University recently deployed digital signage media players from Videotel for a display at the three-day Southern Baptist Convention in Columbus, Ohio, according to an announcement from Videotel.

Digital billboards welcoming flood-displaced South Carolina fans to Louisiana

Lamar Advertising Co. is dedicating space on its digital billboards to welcome flood-displaced University of South Carolina Gamecocks fans to Baton Rouge this weekend, the company announced.

Wisconsin manufacturing firm deploys corporate comms digital signage

Manufacturing firm Nekoosa Holdings Inc. has installed a corporate communications digital signage display system from Industrial Television Services throughout its three-building manufacturing facilities, according to an announcement from ITS.

NEC adds 55-inch S-IPS panels to digital signage video wall range

New digital signage displays with S-IPS panels aimed at broadcast, retail and command-and-control digital signage applications.

Planar updates lineup of 4K digital signage displays

Global display and digital signage technology provider Planar Systems Inc. has unveiled the next-generation of its Planar UltraRes Series 4K LCD display line, designed for ultra-high-resolution commercial applications, according to a company announcement.

1,000 digital signage screens headed for London streets

JCDecaux announced at a recent industry event the next stage of its digital outdoor strategy for London: It will take over what it's calling 'the world's largest bus shelter advertising concession' on Jan. 1 of next year and will start building out a network of 1,000 digital signage screens.

Fujifilm and Provision roll out 3D retail kiosks

Fujifilm North America Corp. and 3D technology company Provision Interactive Technologies have announced a partnership to roll out Provision's 3D Savings Center kiosks across the U.S.

Isle of Man telecom calls on in-store digital signage

Isle of Man-headquartered telecom Sure are again welcoming customers to a new concept store featuring digital signage experiences designed by Acquire Digital in collaboration with new partners Image Technique, according to an announcement from Acquire Digital.

Hawkeye drives digital signage performance at LED China 2015

The LED China 2015 exhibition in Shanghai was blanketed by high-definition LED displays, with several exhibitors' screens driven by the Hawkeye Solution Platform from Macroblock, according to an announcement from Macroblock.

Shuttle launches new nano-PC for digital signage, kiosks

Shuttle Computer Group Inc. today announced its XPC Nano line of barebone computers, including the NC01UBING, a fully configured system with Windows Bing 8.1 pre-installed, designed specifically for commercial applications such as digital signage or kiosks.

Expansion plans have On The Go digital signage kiosks on the move in NYC Subway

New York City Subway riders will soon have more information at their fingertips, as the On The Go Travel Station network of interactive digital signage kiosks adds almost 200 units to its footprint, according to an announcement from MTA NYC Transit.

Florida country club teeing off digital signage

Sarasota, Florida's Laurel Oak Country Club, a private, member-owned and Audubon-certified golf and country club, has selected Mvix as its digital signage provider, according to an announcement from Mvix.

Miami children's hospital snapping 'Shell-fies' with digital signage aquarium

Interactive experience firm Intermedia Touch and Miami's Nicklaus Children's Hospital, part of Miami Children's Health System, have deployed an interactive digital signage aquarium, called "Shell-fie," to entertain children of all ages, allowing them to virtually put themselves in the aquarium.

Elo, 11Giraffes integrate digital signage solutions

Global touchscreen solutions supplier Elo has announced that digital signage software provider 11Giraffes has certified Elo's I-Series touchscreen displays for use with its digital signage software platform.

MediaSignage intros next-gen digital signage media player, expands software solution

MediaSignage Inc. today announced the release of the latest version of its Windows-powered mediaBOX, V3, as well as a new collection of components for the StudioLite, the company's entry-level software product.

Brookstone launching digital signage 'Lift and Learn' product displays in mall stores

Brookstone, the retail chain specializing in new technologies and smart lifestyle products, is introducing dynamic digital retail displays at its Pheasant Lane Mall store in Nashua, New Hampshire, ahead of a larger rollout in 2016.

Corner Media, formerly Glanz Digital, rebrands and expands into new markets

Corner Media, formerly Glanz Digital, a location-based digital media company, has rebranded and is expanding into new markets, fusing digital signage and traditional outdoor advertising, according to a company announcement.

Clear Channel Outdoor taps location-based analytics to enhance DOOH campaigns

Clear Channel Outdoor Americas today announced it has partnered with Vistar Media, an advertising platform designed to help brands reach consumers based on their behavior in the physical world, to enhance its digital out-of-home assets with location-based audience analytics.

New workplace digital signage system launched at ASSE '15 national safety conference

RCI-Safe Solutions, a provider of workplace communications, has launched Indigo Vizual, the next evolution in its Digital Engagement System, at the ASSE Safety 2015 national conference in June in Dallas, according to an announcement today.

Wi-Fi analytics integrating with digital signage for data-driven in-store marketing

In-store analytics and marketing provider Walkbase and electronics and display manufacturer Samsung have announced a joint proposition to provide in-store analytics to retailers using Samsung digital signage screens.

IntuiLab launches 'IntuiFace Experts' global directory

Digital signage experience platform provider IntuiLab has announced the availability of its new "IntuiFace Experts" global directory. Currently represented in this directory are 46 companies located across 27 countries, the company said.

London's Royal National Theatre puts digital signage on the playbill

Exeter, U.K.-based onthecase has installed its e­‐vitrum digital signage displays outside the theater café area at the Royal National Theatre in London, according to an announcement from the company.

Interactive display market to grow nearly 15% annually through 2019, report says

The global interactive display market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 14.90 percent from 2014 to 2019, according to a new report.

Georgia outdoor advertiser going digital in Eurasia

Digital signage displays will run in transit, shopping mall and airport venues in Georgian company's new DOOH network, according to BroadSign.

New New York subway station gets on the digital signage train

Out-of-home media company Outfront Media Inc. announced it has deployed what it says is "the future of consumer engagement within out-of-home advertising": new app-powered digital smart displays throughout the New York City MTA's all new 34th Street-Hudson Yards station.

Digital signage waiting at the station along Toronto's new Union Pearson Express train service

X2O Media's digital signage platform is driving a network of displays for thousands of travelers on the Union Pearson Express, Metrolinx's new express rail train that now connects Canada's busiest transportation hubs — Toronto's Union Station and Toronto Pearson International Airport

Outdoor digital signage plays super-heroic role at San Diego Comic-Con

SunBriteTV digital signage displays played a super-heroic role in the July San Diego heat for this year's San Diego Comic-Con.

Panasonic showcasing digital signage, back-office software for QSRs at FSTEC '15

Panasonic, a provider of foodservice technology solutions, will showcase its digital signage solutions for the quick-service restaurant industry, as well as its new back-office software, at FSTEC, Sept. 27-29 in Washington, D.C.

Christie launches new digital signage displays, including a 98-inch UHD display

Christie has announced the official launch of its Christie FHQ552-T, Christie FHQ842-T and Christie FHQ981-L flat panel digital signage displays.

Digital signage kiosks welcome visitors to JFK Terminal 4

Parabit Systems announced it was chosen again to design, manufacture and install, and to provide monitoring and content updating services for the new Visitor Welcome Center installed within the B concourses in Terminal 4 at New York City's JFK International Airport.

Entertainment group Fee Hedrick lights a fire under aquarium with digital signage

The Fee Hedrick Entertainment Group recently deployed digital signage to provide a fiery backdrop under a new aquarium used in its comedy shows, according to an announcement from digital signage media player provider Videotel.

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