Iconic Marilyn Monroe 'skirt' scene re-created in the NYC Subway

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Perhaps Monroe's most iconic image, her skirt-blowing in the updraft from subway trains blowing up through a sidewalk grating, has been re-created on digital signage, this time down in the subway system and reacting in real-time to incoming subway trains.

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Digital signage and social media bring audience participation to USC graduation

The University of Southern California recently tried out a combination of digital signage and social media to increase audience engagement at graduation and better brand the school.

Use digital signage to disrupt your workplace communications

What do Uber, Airbnb and StubHub have in common? They've all disrupted their industry segments. And digital signage can do the same to your workplace communications.

Digital signage brings real-time opinion polling to UK election

Sky News brought real-time (and surprisingly accurate) opinion polling to the people in last week's U.K. elections — with an assist from social media and digital signage technology.

Are museums the next frontier for digital signage?

Schools and office spaces are incorporating video walls and digital signage for communications, but for really interesting projects, digital installations in museums may be the next big thing.

Video walls delivering command and control for fire and rescue ops

The Bouches-du-Rhône Fire and Rescue Department in the south of France has integrated digital signage video walls in its emergency response center to manage key information in order to respond as quickly as possible during emergencies on the ground, according to a case study from video wall controller board provider Matrox.

Take a tour of the top 5 uses for video walls

Digital signage blogger looks at five of the top uses for video walls, from data communications to social media boards.

Taking a look at 'outside-the-box' digital signage

Use cases for digital signage are extending far beyond just the 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.

Digital signage rehabs patient experience at Boston Hospital

When Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston began planning to open a new facility, it built in a plan for digital signage from the ground up.

Under Armour activates the space with digital signage in new Chicago Brand House

Athletic apparel and gear brand Under Armour recently opened the doors of its newest specialty retail location on Michigan Avenue on Chicago's Magnificent Mile – and digital signage technology is suiting up for the Under Armour team.

McDonald's UK Monopoly campaign rolls dice, lands on DOOH

McDonald's U.K. recently launched a digital signage ad campaign in the U.K. to promote the 10th anniversary there of its McDonald's Monopoly campaign running in partnership with Monopoly game maker Hasbro.

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NEWS


Grassfish intros V8 of its digital signage software

European digital signage software provider Grassfish has released Version 8 of its Digital Signage Manager Pro software, introducing new features and optimized performance, aimed at boosting productivity and making the management of even very large networks with tens of thousands of screens and media assets rapid and efficient, the company said.

UCView intros new digital signage licensing platform

Digital signage solutions provider UCView has announced free access to download and try its digital signage server software, which will be available in multiple languages worldwide across Windows and Linux platforms.

Exxact powering digital signage and video walls with Matrox cards

Exxact Corp., an ISO-certified provider of audio visual solutions for video wall, digital signage, media playback systems and 3D visualization, has chosen Matrox C-Series multidisplay graphics cards as the heart of three new video wall and digital signage systems, Matrox Graphics has announced.

Aviation firm now flying digital signage

Cutter Aviation, which claims to be the oldest and strongest continually family owned and operated fixed-based operator network in America, has selected Mvix as its digital signage provider, according to an announcement from the digital signage company.

CAYIN to showcase video wall solution at COMPUTEX Taipei 2015

Digital signage solution developer CAYIN Technology today announced its participation in COMPUTEX Taipei 2015, at which the company will be introducing its new SMP-8000 digital signage media player, along with a showcase of the player's flexible content capabilities.

StrandVision automates real estate digital signage

StrandVision Digital Signage today announced the ability to connect to any Real Estate Transaction Standard server to automatically add, remove and update realtor property listings every 15 minutes.

MediaSignage intros mediaCLOUD 4.34 digital signage software

Digital signage software and hardware solutions provider MediaSignage Inc. has announced the release of mediaCLOUD 4.34, including expanded features for digital signage resellers and enterprise users.

Eileen Fisher trying on in-store retail digital signage

Fashion retailer Eileen Fisher Inc. announced today it has partnered with ScreenScape Networks, a provider of place-based media software solutions, to power video displays in Eileen Fisher retail showrooms.

Phone Italia driving digital signage on smartphone-charging kiosks

Phone Italia, a custom smartphone-charging station manufacturer, integrates its charging stations with WebDT Content Manager 6 Pro software to display digital signage advertisements.

Idaho school district promotes healthier habits with digital menu boards

Idaho's Marsing Joint School District has implemented a multicampus digital menu board program aimed at getting students interested in their eating habits across the district, powered by Mvix, according to an announcement from the digital signage provider.

Seneca intros new video wall controllers with Matrox capture and display boards

Seneca today announced the availability of its next-generation video wall controller, prysmHDplus. The new controller is designed to be an all-in-one hardware platform that provides a versatile solution for digital signage video walls, control rooms, projection installs and kiosk displays, the company said.

X2O Media showcasing corporate communications digital signage at Gartner Digital Workplace Summit

X2O Media, a Barco company, has announced it will showcase enterprise visual communications solutions at the Gartner Digital Workplace Summit 2015 in Orlando, Florida, demonstrating applications built to support today's mobile and technology-savvy workforce.

BrightSign, WAND partner for turnkey digital menu board solutions

Digital signage media player provider BrightSign LLC and restaurant technology provider WAND Corp. have announced a partnership to deliver new jointly developed capabilities, as the adoption of digital menu boards accelerates amid industry recognition of revenue improvements and operational efficiency gains, the companies said in a joint statement.

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.

Userful puts digital signage video wall controller online

New browser-based control center now available online with intuitive interface aimed at simplifying the deployment and management of video walls.

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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.