AOPEN intros new fanless digital signage media player for rugged and mobile solutions

A new, fanless ultrathin media player was unveiled today by digital signage specialist AOPEN Inc., according to a company announcement.

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Avoiding a digital signage train wreck

More than a few digital signage installations are either a "train wreck" today or are running "off the rails" on their way into the ditch; what throws them off track?

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.

A call to action is essential in digital signage

Including a call to action is the most important part of digital signage content design. And it's not just design, it's strategy.

Coca-Cola and Microsoft, heating up coolers with digital signage

Asia-Pacific beverage bottler Coca-Cola Amatil boosts youth appeal, sales with interactive coolers.

New York high school enrolls digital signage

The digital signage system is integrated with the school's website and pushes information to smartphones and tablets as well as to classroom SMART boards.

Cheesecake Factory adds flavor with digital signage

The popular restaurant chain is rolling out digital signage to decorate 175 of its locations in the U.S. and abroad.

First look: Samsung's latest SOC digital signage displays

Samsung upgrades its assault on the external media player in digital signage with its new D Series displays.

Digital signage powers next-gen vending machines

Multibillion dollar snack multinational rolling out digital signage-powered vending machines.

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.

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.

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NEWS


DC transportation digital signage firm inks its largest real estate deal

Washington, D.C.-based transportation technology provider TransitScreen has signed its largest-ever real estate agreement to provide real-time transportation digital signage displays, the company announced today.

Midwestern movie theater chain ordering up digital menu boards

Wehrenberg Theatres will be installing and employing digital signage software and managed services from Cinema Scene Marketing in each theater's upcoming conversion to digital menu boards, according to an announcement today from Cinema Scene.

Scotland's University of Aberdeen enrolls digital signage video walls

Scotland's University of Aberdeen deployed digital signage video walls to create a visually engaging and immersive education experience in its new library building.

Canadian rollout of smoothie kiosks to feature digital signage

U-Vend has been given exclusive rights for the sale of Arthur's Smoothies in self-service kiosks across Canada, and the kiosks will include a digital signage advertising component, according to a U-Vend press release.

StrandVision intros feature to highlight new content

StrandVision Digital Signage has introduced a visitor and employee communication enhancement that highlights new pages and updates to existing pages with color-coded borders in order to alert viewers that new digital signage content is being displayed, the company announced.

Digital signage firm a finalist for Tech Titan Award in North Texas

The Metroplex Technology Business Council, the largest technology trade organization in Texas, has named digital signage provider Reflect a finalist in the Emerging Company for Innovation category as part of the 14th annual Tech Titans Awards.

Agence France-Presse inks digital signage content deal

Agence France-Presse, the global news agency, and Valota Ltd., an intelligent visual communication company focusing on digital signage content as a service, announced a partnership agreement giving Valota access to AFP's news content.

Halifax, Nova Scotia, standardizes digital signage

Atlantic Canada's biggest city has begun standardizing the delivery of digital signage and place-based media across the region, using ScreenScape Networks for its publishing and management platform.

Saudi banks checking out digital signage

Saudi Arabia-based technology company 4C Solutions Ltd. has selected BroadSign International LLC's cloud-based digital signage software to power its network coverage of banks in Saudi Arabia, according to an announcement from the companies.

Water desalination firm drinks up digital signage

A Saudi Arabian government corporation responsible for desalinating sea water has deployed digital signage for visitor and staff communications, according to an announcement from Swiss digital signage software provider Navori SA.

South Korean cosmetics brand plants digital signage flag in Taiwan

South Korean cosmetics brand Innisfree recently built a "green" concept store in Taiwan's bustling Taipei Eastern District incorporating digital signage solution from CAYIN Tehcnology Co. Ltd., according to an announcement from the digital signage provider.

Ashland deploys facilities digital signage for employee engagement

Covington, Kentucky-headquartered global specialty chemical and technology manufacturer Ashland has chosen to use Noventri manufacturing metrics technology and digital signage to provide corporate communications at their facility.

Maryland fine arts museum informs visitors with digital signage

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, in Hagerstown, Maryland, has deployed touchscreen digital signage to inform and engage with museum-goers in the museum's front lobby and in its new Singer Memorial Gallery, according to an announcement from digital signage provider...

Siemens UK deploys digital signage for corporate communications

Global engineering and technology services company Siemens has implemented digital signage throughout a number of U.K. offices to improve the delivery of their internal communications, according to an announcement from U.K.

Digital signage joins talks at US Institute of Peace

Digital signage is providing creative and emergency messaging and live news streaming and multichannel IPTV for the U.S. Institute of Peace building in Washington, D.C., with the deployment of MediaStar Evolution, the IPTV and signage system from Cabletime, according to...

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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.