Digital signage connects cross-continental hackathon

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At this year's international Amdocs OSS Hackathon 2015, digital signage played a key role in unifying a single competition across three continents, keeping competitors from each hackathon site abreast of the competition and allowing them to vote on each other's work.

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How can big data drive digital signage?

Digital signage can help answer the value proposition of big data by driving action, sharing information and tearing down silos with data.

Digital signage lands at New Zealand's largest airport

Displays aim to reach the 15 million travelers flying in and out of the airport, and the 38 million people travelling through the airport corridor, annually.

Digital signage begins and ends with business

Alan Brawn, Partner at Brawn Consulting, looks forward to the Digital Signage Expo 2015 this March in Las Vegas.

Which digital signage platform is best for your business?

A digital signage expert weighs in on the debate over running a system on cloud-based or on-premise software.

Why digital signage belongs in the cloud

A digital signage expert offers his thoughts on the upside of cloud-based digital signage. Does he have a point?

Is lost in the cloud the right place for digital signage?

A display expert offers his thoughts on the downside of cloud-based digital signage. Let us know if you agree or disagree.

No more apples: Health care digital signage keeps doctors close

Health care mHealth solutions won't be fully effective until integrated with digital place-based networks, and vice versa.

BI: A transition from buyer to seller

Everyone seemed back to normal this week after wading through the typical muck of non-news and specious claims of dominance associated with an big events like ISE and the Digital Signage Expo. And then on Thursday, some real news came out that Wireless Ronin plans to merge with Broadcast International, with Ronin being the surviving entity.

McDonald's UK getting a taste of digital signage

The quick-service behemoth is expanding its in-store digital signage deployments in restaurants across the U.K.

The top 10 digital screen media trends for 2014, Pt. II

Our year-end coverage for 2013 and look ahead at 2014 begins with Kelsen's sixth annual trends predictions piece.

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11Giraffes launches digital signage software for Google Chrome

Charlotte, North Carolina-based digital signage software company 11Giraffes announced it now supports Google's Chrome operating system with its digital signage content management platform.

Arizona high school puts digital signage on the curriculum

Valley Christian High School in Chandler, Arizona, has implemented the Mvix digital signage solution throughout its campus, allowing the school to customize the environment for different events and audiences.

IntuiLab releases touch-first, HTML5-based platform for digital signage experiences

IntuiLab, provider of IntuiFace, a no-coding interactive experience creation platform, has announced the availability of IntuiFace Version 5.0, aimed at creating interactive touch-first content without needing specific coding or HTML5 markup skills, the company said.

Watchfire Signs acquires digital signage firm Aerva

LED sign and digital billboard manufacturer Watchfire Signs announced today that it has acquired Aerva, a provider of cloud-based display network management that enables real-time interactivity, dynamic and social media integration, and mobile engagement across digital signage displays.

MediaSignage getting more social with latest digital signage release

Latest release includes smart application and integration tools for Dropbox, Tumblr, 500px, Etsy, Mashape, Yelp, Pinterest, Good Drive v2, Flickr and Twitter v2, company says.

Keywest Technology intros 4-channel digital signage player

Keywest Technology today announced it has launched another multihead digital signage player using an Intel Core i7 CPU running on an Ubuntu open-source software platform.

Enplug intros public app store in latest digital signage software release

Enplug today announced the latest version of its software, DisplayOS 4.0, which introduces a host of new features, including a Public App Market the company's billing as an industry first, a redesigned Web dashboard, a new on-screen notification system and various new options for users to customize their displays.

Bluescape launches hardware partner program with MultiTaction, Planar and 3M

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 for Chromeboxes powered by Signagelive, IntuiLab partnership

Joint solution meant to transform low-cost Chromeboxes into interactive digital signage devices, companies say.

Industry Weapon, BrightSign showcasing integration at InfoComm15

Digital signage software provider Industry Weapon and digital signage media player firm BrightSign have announced a joint effort aimed at bringing 'best-in-class digital signage within easy reach of any organization considering the shift to digital.'

Visix premiering new digital signage software at InfoComm15

Visix Inc., provider of browser-based digital signage products, will premiere the latest version of its AxisTV digital signage software at InfoComm 2015 in Orlando.

Digital signage firm Signagelive hires on to Google for Work Partner Program

Signagelive's cloud-based CMS extends the reach and functionality of Google Chrome devices for digital signage applications, the company says.

Digital signage firm Omnivex Corp. listed as 'Representative Vendor' in recent Gartner Market Guide

Omnivex Corp., a provider of visual communications and digital signage solutions, announced that it was mentioned as a representative vendor in Gartner's "Market Guide for Operational Intelligence Platforms."

Digital signage firm Four Winds named 'Cool Vendor' by Gartner

Four Winds Interactive, an enterprise software company providing digital signage and visual communications solutions, has been named a "Cool Vendor" in the April 28, 2015, report, "Cool Vendors for Content Management, 2015," by Gartner Inc.

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.

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Cloud-Based digital signage offers several impressive benefits, from reducing on-premises infrastructure and CAPEX to fast and easy scalability to third-party management and security of cloud-based apps. The cloud is quickly becoming home to more and more varieties of technology solutions, including digital signage software.