Jeff Hastings / BrightSign CEO Jeff Hastings joined BrightSign in August 2009 while it was still a division of Roku Inc. In late 2010 with digital signage activities growing so rapidly, BrightSign became a separate firm. The holder of eight U.S. patents, he also has a history of tech industry leadership, including as president of mp3 pioneer Rio.

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.

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.

Digital signage goes back to school: A tale of 2 use cases

As the summer draws to a close, students (often reluctantly) gear up for the start of the academic year. And as digital signage continues to infiltrate schools at an increasing rate, many students will be greeted by new installations on their campuses.

AV is now a strategic tool for business ops

A recent digital signage deployment in the Netherlands illustrates how AV is now a tool that can and should contribute to every aspect of an organization’s work, and of the effectiveness of planning ahead and empowering an organization's IT department to lead the charge.

HTML5 ushers in big advances in digital signage interactivity

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.

Digital signage serves up more than menu boards

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

Video distribution continuing to evolve in digital signage

IP streaming is enabling integrators and end-users to utilize video in new and compelling ways, digital signage expert says.

Stage early and often to avoid headaches in the field

For integrators, staging and testing digital signage projects prior to deployment is an important yet often overlooked element of any successful digital signage installation.

Digital signage and the 'Blue Screen of Death'

Is the end in sight for this scourge of the digital signage screen?

Entry-level and high-end converging to propel the digital signage market into 2015

2014 was the year of 4K, and 2015 will see the two extremes of the digital signage market driving new growth, industry CEO says.

The art of selecting a great digital signage systems integrator

Five steps to streamline the systems integrator selection process and to set up both sides for a mutually beneficial partnership that will stand the test of time.

Digital signage enabling the next generation of stadiums

The stadium and arena business is booming, and digital signage is right in the thick of it.

Anticipation is growing for 4K, but is it ready for the big time?

For months now, nearly everyone in the digital signage industry has been cheering the eagerly anticipated arrival of 4K, but is the technology itself ready for mass adoption?

Restaurants, digital signage and the menu board opportunity

One display that every single visitor to a restaurant or fast food outlet will unfailingly consult is the menu board. Most retailers have to attract customers' attention to their in-store displays, but restaurateurs have a guaranteed audience.

4K going mainstream at InfoComm 2014

The key takeaway from the show will be that 4K has gone mainstream, digital signage expert says.

Is digital signage the next emerging artistic medium?

One of the upsides of frequent business travel is that I get to visit some amazing cities. While my work schedule keeps me very busy on the road, from time to time I have the opportunity to duck into museums...

Real-time data underpins the digital signage success story

A recent report published by Markets & Markets confirmed yet again how quickly digital signage is growing: 8.94 percent CAGR over the next six years. IHS foresees a similar trend, predicting growth between 4.7 percent and 5.6 percent.

4K for under $2K

True 4K is spectacular — as good as a top quality printed poster. One of the bigger myths out there right now is that 4K is too expensive.

Welcome to 201[4K]

We're only a couple of weeks into January and we've already kicked off our busy trade show season. As I was flying home from Las Vegas fresh off a very successful CES show, I was reflecting on my time perusing the show floor — most notably, that 4K was everywhere.

Looking to the future: What will the standard digital signage installation look like a year from now?

Our vibrant industry is evolving its technology base faster than ever. 4K was first talked about at CES, and already screens are appearing everywhere from high end to low end.

Showing (1 - 20) of 49