Creating the Fast Casual Experience with Digital Signage

The increased emphasis on food quality and reduced emphasis on fast food is providing an opportunity for fast casual brands to tell their story.


Ask the experts: What are the pros and cons of video walls vs. large-format displays?

For this month's 'Ask the experts' feature, we asked Andy Clipsham, senior product manager, global market solutions, for digital signage display provider Christie, to talk about the pros and cons of video walls vs. large-format displays.

Quoting the matrix: A guide to understanding LED digital signage

Contractors know that a two-by-four is usually smaller than its name would indicate, still, as an industry standard consumers know what to expect. Unfortunately, in the LED sign industry there is no uniform, standard size for sign modules.

Is the digital signage media player close to extinction?

Life as a digital signage media player may feel like a vulnerable place right now with System-on-Chip devices maturing on the market and gaining traction every day. But does that mean there's an asteroid headed the media player's way?

Ask the experts: Have digital menu boards reached critical mass?

Digital signage is becoming increasingly common in both quick service and fast casual restaurants, so for this month's "Ask the experts" feature, we asked Jeff Pinc, director of food services for Panasonic, 'Have digital menu boards reached critical mass?'

The DST Top 5: August's top digital signage headlines

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles and blog posts on Digital Signage Today in August, recapping the biggest news headlines of the month.

Ask the experts: What's the latest in digital signage displays?

We asked a few digital signage display experts for their take on what's new in display technology. 'What,' we asked them, 'is the newest tech changing the face of digital signage displays?' or 'What makes the digital signage displays of today stand out from those of even a year or so ago?'

Digital signage sends 'call of the wild' at the Empire State Building

Projection tech digital signage lit up the Empire State Building in New York City this past weekend, projecting digital light images of endangered species onto the building in an event intended to call attention to the creatures' plight.

Digital signage hits the road to save lives

Digital signage display technology from Samsung recently was used in a prototype "Safety Truck" aimed at preventing traffic accidents and fatalities from drivers trying to overtake and pass semitractor-trailers.

How hybrid signage can optimize marketing campaigns

Affordable, dynamic marketing and promotional campaigns are blending print and digital signage.

Digital signage spreading its wings at InfoComm15

This year's InfoComm show Orlando, Florida, will draw nearly 1,000 exhibitors and more than 38,000 attendees from 110-plus countries, and they'll all find the full spectrum of digital signage waiting for them.

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NEC adds 55-inch S-IPS panels to digital signage video wall range

New digital signage displays with S-IPS panels aimed at broadcast, retail and command-and-control digital signage applications.

Planar updates lineup of 4K digital signage displays

Global display and digital signage technology provider Planar Systems Inc. has unveiled the next-generation of its Planar UltraRes Series 4K LCD display line, designed for ultra-high-resolution commercial applications, according to a company announcement.

Hawkeye drives digital signage performance at LED China 2015

The LED China 2015 exhibition in Shanghai was blanketed by high-definition LED displays, with several exhibitors' screens driven by the Hawkeye Solution Platform from Macroblock, according to an announcement from Macroblock.

Wi-Fi analytics integrating with digital signage for data-driven in-store marketing

In-store analytics and marketing provider Walkbase and electronics and display manufacturer Samsung have announced a joint proposition to provide in-store analytics to retailers using Samsung digital signage screens.

London's Royal National Theatre puts digital signage on the playbill

Exeter, U.K.-based onthecase has installed its e­‐vitrum digital signage displays outside the theater café area at the Royal National Theatre in London, according to an announcement from the company.

Interactive display market to grow nearly 15% annually through 2019, report says

The global interactive display market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 14.90 percent from 2014 to 2019, according to a new report.

Outdoor digital signage plays super-heroic role at San Diego Comic-Con

SunBriteTV digital signage displays played a super-heroic role in the July San Diego heat for this year's San Diego Comic-Con.

Panasonic showcasing digital signage, back-office software for QSRs at FSTEC '15

Panasonic, a provider of foodservice technology solutions, will showcase its digital signage solutions for the quick-service restaurant industry, as well as its new back-office software, at FSTEC, Sept. 27-29 in Washington, D.C.

Christie launches new digital signage displays, including a 98-inch UHD display

Christie has announced the official launch of its Christie FHQ552-T, Christie FHQ842-T and Christie FHQ981-L flat panel digital signage displays.

Sharp showcasing digital signage at SpiceWorld

Sharp Imaging and Information Co. of America, will be exhibiting its interactive digital signage display systems at the SpiceWorld technology conference in Austin, Texas, the company announced today.

Digital signage video wall selling high-rise condos in Miami

Planar Systems Inc. has announced that the developers of the Paramount Miami Worldcenter have chosen Planar's Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall System to help market the luxury condominiums to future buyers.

LED digital signage set to bring Pope Francis to the Mall in DC

Argyle, Texas-based GoVision announced it has been enlisted to provide its giant LED screens to show Pope Francis' address to a joint session of Congress on Sept. 24 to the crowds anticipated to gather outside along the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Rain Dance Netherlands goes 3D with RealFiction holographic display cases

Rain Dance Netherlands Ltd., a newly formed European graphic design agency based close to Amsterdam, announced it will become a reseller of RealFiction, a Danish developer and manufacturer of 3D holographic display cases.

CDS adds multitouch to digital signage display lineup

Crystal Display Solutions recently launched multitouch large-format displays to its range from 40 to 80 inches equipped with Shadow Sense touch technology.

Almo, Toshiba firm up digital signage distribution deal

Toshiba set to showcase new TD-E EasySeries digital signage displays on Almo's E4 AV Tour in Houston and New York City.

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