Video distribution continuing to evolve in digital signage

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

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Ask the experts: What's the state of play for 4K?

To revive an old standard recurring feature here on Digital Signage Today, we're going straight to the horse's mouth. We're going to get industry leaders to comment on one question that's particularly newsworthy or buzzworthy facing the digital signage industry, and we're starting it off this month with a look at 4K.

Get on the bus (or train or plane) with digital signage

Take a deep dive into transit digital signage with United Airlines and the Utah Transit Authority providing insight into how the technology is being used in new, innovative ways and how the user experience can be positively impacted by digital signage in transportation use cases.

March Madness coming to a digital billboard near you

Lamar Advertising Co. displaying real-time scores and live tweets on digital signage in the home markets of surviving teams and venue location markets for this year's NCAA Men's Basketball Championship tournament.

What to look for in a digital signage CMS

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.

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.

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NEWS


Digital signage provider STRATACACHE opens India office

Dayton, Ohio-based STRATACACHE, a provider of scalable, high-performance digital signage, content distribution and enterprise video acceleration technologies, today announced a new expansion in the Asia-Pacific region with the latest office workspace opening in Bangalore, India.

NZ travel agents land digital signage

As part of a branch-refurbishment program Australasian travel agency group Flight Centre has chosen Hewlett Packard and New Zealand-based digital signage software supplier Wallflower.

Conveyor belt company deploys digital signage at manufacturing facility

Power transmission and conveyor belting company Habasit America has picked Mvix to power the employee communications digital signage screens in its production facility at its Suwanee, Georgia, headquarters.

Wondersign certifies AOPEN digital signage players

Duo are teaming up to offer turnkey solutions for digital signage media distribution.

Scandinavian in-store solutions firm standardizes retail digital signage offering with BroadSign

The Scandinavian provider of intelligent digital in-store solutions LCD Media standardized on BroadSign International LLC's digital signage software platform for retail initiatives in Denmark, BroadSign announced today.

Oregon retirement community goes high-tech with digital signage

In the Mary's Woods continuing-care retirement community just south of Portland, Oregon, a recent facilities upgrade included the implementation of a digital signage network to improve communication between the facility's visitors, staff and residents, according to an announcement from media player provider BrightSign.

Digital signage provider Industry Weapon added to Sharp STAR program

Digital signage applications provider Industry Weapon has been added as one of Sharp's Strategic Technology Alliance Resource members, the company announced.

SmartAVI combines HDMI video matrix, video wall and digital signage controller in MXWall

Electronics manufacturer SmartAVI has announced its latest development, an HDMI matrix that it says integrates a video wall processor and a digital signage controller all in one device, the MXWall.

Learning to 'think outside the box' with digital signage

Times are changing and the uses for digital signage extend far beyond just static images on screens. Now organizations have the ability to create interactive and immersive digital experiences that run across multiple devices and integrate new and emerging technologies.

Hughes inks digital signage and kiosk deal with Texas

Hughes Network Systems LLC, a global provider of broadband satellite solutions and services, has been awarded a contract by the Texas Department of Information Resources for data communications and networking equipment and related services, including digital signage and touchscreen kiosks.

Grassfish, NarComm partner for digital signage

European digital signage software provider Grassfish and Austrian communication agency NarComm have announced their partnership aimed at leveraging synergies between Grassfish's software expertise and NarComm's experience in designing digital communication projects.

Almo Pro A/V and the HDBaseT Alliance jointly offering Installer Expert Program

HDBaseT Installer Expert training program added to E4 AV Tour; E4 coming to Chicago March 26 and Southern California April 21.

UMix Media announces $19-per-month streaming music and digital signage

Allentown, Pennsylvania-based company, a Web-based supplier of music, promotional messages and digital signage, today officially announced $19 monthly pricing for its streaming business music service and digital signage.

Signagelive launches support for Google Chrome OS digital signage

Signagelive for Chrome facilitates enterprise-class digital signage and interactive touchscreen applications, company says.

X2O showcasing digital signage for the connected workforce at Enterprise Connect '15

X2O Media, a Barco company, will highlight new applications built to support today's highly mobile and technologically savvy workforce at this year's Enterprise Connect conference and expo on enterprise communications and collaboration.

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