What to look for in a digital signage CMS

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There are no easy answers when choosing the right content management system for your digital signage deployment, but there are lot and lots of questions.

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Digital signage about human connections not network connections

The network is about reaching your audience; make it a two-way process for more engagement, which means more understanding, participation and retention.

New interactive map aims to make King's Island visits more fun

Reflect Systems recently released this video of an interactive map it has developed for the Ohio-based amusement park King's Island.

Porsche, HP rev up Chelsea Market Feed

The Chelsea Market Feed powered by The Huffington Post digital signage network inside New York City's Chelsea Market is bringing high-tech to a hip destination.

Take a look at the top 5 ways digital signage users are integrating live feeds

Breaking news, social media feeds, emergency alerts: All of these sources provide a huge boost to viewership rates. Audiences want visually appealing, stimulating and relevant content from your signage.

Digital signage and the 'Blue Screen of Death'

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

Outdoor digital signage trends for 2015

Digital billboard expert looks at trends that will shape outdoor digital signage and digital billboard advertising in the year ahead.

Army-Navy Game enlists digital signage for fan experience

USAA recruited MVP Interactive, a technology, marketing and software company specializing in in-venue interactive audience engagement, to create a comprehensive game-day activation both inside and outside M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

Video in digital signage attracts all audiences

Moving pictures have captivated audiences for more than a century. Animation and video bring a special level of entertainment that appeases all audience personas. Why? Watching a video requires minimal effort, and the information is easily absorbed and retained.

Engagement is primary for digital signage

Engaged employees display higher productivity, do more to add to profitability and deliver customer satisfaction, and digital signage can be the medium to engage them.

Digital signage lands Santa on trans-Atlantic flight ... in midflight!

Some clever projection tech from Microsoft and the power of suggestion helped Santa Claus bring special Christmas cheer to passengers flying Virgin Atlantic over the weekend.

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JohnRyan launching Silicon Valley Development Center to accelerate new product efforts

Total-store messaging systems provider announces launch of its Silicon Valley Development Center, aimed at developing digital signage and mobile solutions for banks and retailers.

Tightrope Media Systems and BrightSign evolving digital signage partnership at DSE15

Tightrope Media Systems and BrightSign are evolving their partnership throughout 2015, with new additions to power video walls and large out-of-home networks on an integrated, scalable and robust signage architecture, according to a joint announcement.

BroadSign driving 'nation's largest Hispanic digital signage network'

Hispanic digital signage network Admirable LLC has completed its initial deployment of 265 screens using BroadSign International LLC's cloud-based software, according to an announcement from BroadSign.

Manhattan art school and gallery puts digital signage on the easel

A Manhattan art school and gallery has opted for industrial digital media players from Videotel for its digital signage needs, according to an announcement from Videotel.

Userful, Rise Vision partner for cloud-driven video walls

Digital display software provider Userful Corp. and enterprise digital signage platform Rise Vision have teamed up to offer customers a video wall 'that any business or organization can afford,' according to an announcement from the companies.

Scala, BT partner for customer engagement technologies

Global telecom BT and digital signage technology provider Scala will work together for digital solutions that can be tailored to the needs of industries that rely on in-store interactions with their customers, such as retailers, retail banking, automotive showrooms, restaurants and hotels.

Tile showroom laying down digital signage in Queens

State-of-the-art tile showroom, design center and warehouse in Queens, New York, has installed Mvix digital signage systems across its new 23,000-square-foot, multilevel showroom and design center.

Shuttle, NoviSign intro low-cost digital signage bundle, to exhibit at DSE15

Small-form-factor computer provider and SaaS digital signage software provider today announced their digital signage bundle designed to make creative, interactive digital signage simple and easy to use.

Stingray acquires Canadian digital signage firm Groupe Viva

Stingray, a business-to-business multiplatform music product and service provider, has acquired Groupe Viva, a provider of digital signage solutions for businesses throughout Canada, according to an announcement from Stingray.

SignStix inks new M2M partnership for real-time digital signage, also to exhibit at London Retail Design Expo

U.K.-based digital signage provider joining forces with M2M and data communications specialist Adey Electronics to provide "a completely secure digital signage solution with unrivaled industrial connectivity, speed and flexibility." Also to exhibit at London's Retail Design Expo.

Planar intros iOS app to manage digital signage content sources on its 4K screens

Display and digital signage technology provider Planar Systems Inc. has introduced a new iOS app that can manage multiple sources on Planar UltraRes Series 4K LCD displays using an iPhone or iPad.

TruMedia launches new business intelligence platform for digital signage

TruMedia Measurement, a provider of real-time audience measurement solutions for the retail, banking and digital signage markets, has launched a new business intelligence platform that provides near real-time data for key decision makers including business trends and critical statistical information, the company announced recently.

French digital signage firm certifies latest AOPEN player

Digital signage, kiosk and POS computing technology provider AOPEN's new Media Engine MEP320 media player has been certified by digital signage software vendor Telelogos, according to an announcement from AOPEN.

Tightrope changes Carousel cost structure

Tightrope Media Systems has refined its digital signage pricing strategy, removing the need to buy unique licenses for each channel, instead charging for server and player connections only, the company said.

Outdoor advertising firm opts for Dot2Dot, Scala to manage OOH inventory

Oklahoma City's Tyler Outdoor Advertising has chosen the Ad Manager comprehensive solution to manage its out-of-home and digital signage business, according to an announcement from media management software provider Dot2Dot Communications.

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Digital signage promises the ability to reach the right customer in the right place at the right time. Effective content management is a critical part of making that happen.