4 ways digital signage can make factories run like well-oiled machines

Keeping everyone informed in industrial plants with hundreds or even thousands of employees, most of whom do not have access to a computer, is a tough job. See how digital signage can convey important information to workers, while also improving motivation, safety and productivity.

Giving thanks for a strong digital signage ecosystem

Digital signage expert blogger gives thanks for the many partners and elements that play integral roles within the digital signage ecosystem.

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Forecasting the future of the digital signage industry

Imagine you're Blockbuster. You're cruising along, making lots of money, until suddenly … you aren't. Or maybe you're Circuit City... The annual Digital Signage Future Trends report aims to help businesses avoid the fate of brands that have been innovated to death or irrelevancy.

Digital signage bridges the omnichannel customer journey

To some, digital signage is little more than a fancy screen that provides digital versions of corporate posters and advertisements, but this mindset fails to take into account the impact that digital signage can have on the health of a retail business.

United Oil deploys Cradlepoint ARC Solution with Integrated 4G LTE to replace DSL

High-end retail gas stations embrace Cradlepoint solutions to cut costs and optimize customer experience

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Don't forget your digital menu board ABCs

Even as digital menu board capabilities mature, some basics are being forgotten in deployments. One of our digital signage bloggers has a primer to help remember the basics.

How to make the most of your digital signage over the holidays

Retailers, you have the opportunity to provide shoppers what they want, an engaging experience that empowers them and allows them to drive their own in-store experience (plus stand out in the busy Christmas crowd) with digital signage.

Welcome to the opportunity (and challenge) of digital signage

The digital signage industry is at a historic inflection point — declining equipment prices, ubiquitous connectivity, new hardware, and advances in predictive analytics are ushering in a new era in crafting the customer experience. But all that's at risk when the truck hits the road.

Why you should go commercial when you go Android

Anyone who has made technology decisions on digital signage projects has heard, for many years, the argument for choosing commercial display monitors as opposed to consumer TVs. Not surprisingly, that same argument applies when it comes to digital signage players that run the Android operating system.

The DST Top 5: October'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 October.

ICX Symposium: How the IoT is creating responsive retail

When it comes to a successful interactive customer experience, today's businesses must focus on finding a balance — there is often a big mismatch between a retailer's view of the customer's needs and what the customer actually wants.

Sometimes there is such a thing as a free lunch

Normally there's no such thing as a free lunch, but a digital signage display in downtown Madrid recently gave out free lunches to people who could create their own menus onscreen in less than a minute.

ICX Symposium: Maximizing the value of digital signage

The customer experience is no longer as much about product, price and promotion as it is about place, process and people — and digital signage can help brands and retailers make that transition.

ICX Symposium: Interactive customer experience = emotional customer journey

Today’s interactive customer experience is morphing quickly into an emotional consumer experience — and while technology is obviously a necessary part it's not the sole ingredient.

ICX Symposium: Data is driving the customer experience

Data is driving customer engagement, and there is a wealth of tools an enterprise can use to collect, assess and analyze data to enhance its interactive customer experience strategy.

Restaurant industry racing technology evolution

There has been a massive evolution in the use of technology in the restaurant industry, and there are no signs of that evolution slowing, including mobile payments, digital signage and mobile ordering.

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FWI rolls out 'nation's first' digital signage carpet in new HQ

Visual communications solutions firm Four Winds Interactive announced it is now home to the United States' first digital carpet — a new technology that turns a building's floor into a dynamic information display designed to help workplaces become more efficient, creative environments.

A&W Canada orders up digital menu boards for 850-plus locations

Cineplex Digital Networks recently announced it has been selected by A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. to become the sole provider of digital menu boards for the chain's more than 850 restaurants across Canada. Signage installation has already begun in some locations, the company said.

Marketing resource management firm certifies Elo touchscreens, software

Global touchscreen solutions supplier Elo recently announced that marketing resource management solution provider Vya has certified Elo I-Series touchscreen digital signage displays and EloView software for use with its marketing resource management platform.

Movistar calling on digital signage, kiosks to upgrade customer experience

Telefonica-owned South American communications network Movistar is rolling out Zytronic Projected Capacitive touch sensors to deliver an interactive multimedia experience at stores and kiosks in South America, according to an announcement from Zytronic.

Nebraska Furniture Mart integrates digital signage throughout new store

Premier Mounts, designer and manufacturer of AV mounting solutions, has partnered with Reflect Systems, a full-service provider of out-of-home digital media solutions, to integrate high-impact and branded digital signage throughout Nebraska Furniture Mart's new location in northern Texas.

IntuiLab intros enterprise-class data tracking for digital signage analytics

IntuiLab, provider of the IntuiFace no-coding interactive experience creation platform, announced the introduction of its enterprise-class data tracking capability.

Helsinki shopping mall hangs new LED video wall

Matrox Graphics Inc. today announced the Kamppi Center shopping mall in Helsinki has upgraded its digital signage installation with a 14.4-meter-high LED screen powered by Matrox Mura MPX Series video wall capture and display cards.

Digital signage makes MaRS landing

Dot2Dot Communications has launched a new digital media initiative using Scala digital signage software for Toronto's MaRS Discovery District, 'one of the world's largest urban innovation hubs,' according to the company's announcement.

Digital signage solution integrates with mobile ordering app

Digital signage provider embed signage has launched its solution integration with mobile ordering application Flypay, the company announced.

Home of the New England Patriots engaging fans with digital signage

As part of a technology upgrade, the Kraft Group, the family-owned enterprise that owns Gillette Stadium and the New England Patriots recently turned to LED visualization solutions manufacturer NanoLumens to install seven NanoSlim LED digital signage solutions.

LG unveils 'world's largest' OLED display video wall at South Korean airport

Digital signage display manufacturer LG Electronics unveiled OLED digital signage video walls that it says are "two of the largest OLED display in the world" at South Korea's Incheon International Airport.

Denver airport parking facility parks digital signage in executive lounge

Flyte Systems is making travel out of Denver International Airport easier thanks to its FlyteBoard digital signage display at ParkDIA, Denver's newest near-airport parking company, the company announced.

Children's play park jumps into digital signage

Mvix, a provider of HD digital signage solutions, has partnered with Home Technology Experts, a custom residential and commercial integrator, to provide a complete digital signage solution for children's indoor entertainment park Billy Beez USA LLC, according to a company announcement.

New digital signage solution aims to open more cooler doors

Real Digital Media, provider of the enterprise-class NEOCAST digital signage platform, and Anthony, a Dover Company, today introduced the iDOOR, a merchandising solution that incorporates a media player and transparent LCD embedded within cooler or freezer doors to play full-motion video at the point of purchase.

Upcoming webinar looks at the marriage of digital signage and the Internet of Things

The upcoming webinar, "The Internet of Things and Digital Signage - A Smart Combination," sponsored by Omnivex Corp. and hosted by Digital Signage Today, will examine how digital signage and the Internet of Things are a perfect match in many ways and will help fuel each other's adoption and growth.

Christie lures in Allure

Christie announced it acquired engagement and transaction technologies provider Allure Global Solutions, as well as all of its products and services. The firm is headquartered in Atlanta, and will operate as 'Allure, a Christie Company.'

900-employee-photo digital signage video wall updates company tradition

X2O Media, a Barco company, announced today that the company's X2O platform is powering an employee photo video wall in the St. Cloud, Minnesota, headquarters of technology services provider Marco Inc.

Digital signage solution provider awarded patent for 'lift-and-touch' digital signage kiosks

ADFLOW Networks, a provider of digital signage solutions, recently announced it has been granted a new patent relating to its use of 'lift-and-touch' technology in its cloud-based digital signage software solution.

Sunshine Coast delivers tourist information via touchscreen

Sunshine Coast, Australia has now installed touchscreen kiosks around caravan parks to deliver information to visitors and give local businesses an opportunity to advertise their products.

Ricoh unleashes extra-bright projectors

IT company Ricoh has announced the launch of what the company is calling, 'Its brightest projectors to date.'

Sign China, LED China, LED Lighting China mark successful event in Shanghai

The event concluded Sept. 19 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center, having drawn a total of 82,523 visitors from 154 different countries and regions, the organizer said.

Fastsigns offers tactics for turning inventory during the holidays

According to the report, 'Signs Sell: Harnessing the Power of Your Interior Advertising,' 29 percent of shoppers make in-store choices based on information communicated by signage.

Touch sensors craft multimedia experience at South American stores

Moviestar, a communications networked owned by Telefonica in South America, is rolling out new touch sensors to craft more exciting and interactive experiences at stores and kiosks.

DOOH group unveils digital platform and mobile network

DOOH company has announced the launch of a new digital technology platform and mobile network to power location based advertising.

Pizza Hut switching to digital menu boards across Southern Africa

Pizza Hut has partnered with Moving Tactics, a South African digital signage solutions company, to implement digital menu boards within their stores in Africa.

Digital redesign debuts at Primark store in Madrid

Squire, a U.K.-based creative content studio, and Dalziel & Pow, an independent agency that represents brands worldwide, recently announced that they partnered to bring what the companies call an innovative digital installation.

Screenhub offers free content management system for digital signage

In addition to being compatible with any synchronous digital display, making it ideal for indoor and outdoor LED displays, it can also be implemented on plasma screens and LCD panels.

Nebraska city school board rejects kiosk/signage offer

The Plattsmouth, Nebraska Board of Education recently voted down a proposal to deploy informational display boards throughout its middle and high schools.

Industrial PC company rolls out new unit for public transit systems

Industrial PC manufacturer Arbor Solutions has announced the expansion of its ELIT series with the ELIT-2240, an industrial grade PC designed specifically for digital signage and for Passenger Information Systems.

Cloud-based interactive monitors amplify experience at Amazon Web Services Conference

LG Electronics partnered with Amazon Web Services last month to deliver hundreds of advanced monitors at the 2015 AWS Re:Invent user conference. The monitors were used to showcase LG Electronics cloud-based virtual computing solution.

Outdoor displays upgrade Wisconsin's Camp Randall Stadium

Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisconsin, home of the Wisconsin Badgers, has upgraded with a new Wi-Fi network and 29 55-inch outdoor displays.

Signage software delivers new app for Jamaican tourism

The company has partnered with the Jamaican Tourist Board to deliver a new app that provides information on Jamaican culture and events.

Digital signage brings Melbourne Cup to the masses

Australia's APN Outdoor teamed up with The Victoria Racing Club to share the real-time excitement of the Melbourne Cup Carnival far and wide using the outdoor advertisers' Elite Screen digital billboard inventory in Melbourne.

Planar sponsoring OLED digital signage design competition

Planar Systems Inc. is sponsoring the first-ever Organic Light Emitting Diode transparent display design competition, created to stimulate innovative uses of this new display technology.

NVIDIA launches new digital signage driver

NVIDIA announced the launch of its new NVS 810 graphics board, which it says comes in a small package but delivers big output for multidisplay digital signage installations.

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