Giving thanks for a strong digital signage ecosystem


Digital signage expert blogger gives thanks for the many partners and elements that play integral roles within the digital signage ecosystem.


7 steps to digital signage success

Digital signage end-users know that the implementation process can be arduous; it's time to understand why that is and what they can do about it.

Why you should go commercial when you go Android

Anyone who has made technology decisions on digital signage projects has heard, for many years, the argument for choosing commercial display monitors as opposed to consumer TVs. Not surprisingly, that same argument applies when it comes to digital signage players that run the Android operating system.

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

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

Digital signage changing the game for 'pop-up' kiosks

In a new-breed of kiosks, digital signage acts as a virtual salesperson; using touchscreen interactivity, customers can learn about products being sold and make purchasing decisions on the spot.

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?

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.

Outdoor digital signage: To enclose or not to enclose?

When working with end-users to determine the best fit for them regarding an outdoor display, there is a wide range of factors to consider.

9 expert tips for ensuring video wall success

Three digital signage experts offer three key pieces of advice to make sure digital signage video wall deployments go off without a hitch.

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.

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FWI rolls out 'nation's first' digital signage carpet in new HQ

Visual communications solutions firm Four Winds Interactive announced it is now home to the United States' first digital carpet — a new technology that turns a building's floor into a dynamic information display designed to help workplaces become more efficient, creative environments.

Marketing resource management firm certifies Elo touchscreens, software

Global touchscreen solutions supplier Elo recently announced that marketing resource management solution provider Vya has certified Elo I-Series touchscreen digital signage displays and EloView software for use with its marketing resource management platform.

Nebraska Furniture Mart integrates digital signage throughout new store

Premier Mounts, designer and manufacturer of AV mounting solutions, has partnered with Reflect Systems, a full-service provider of out-of-home digital media solutions, to integrate high-impact and branded digital signage throughout Nebraska Furniture Mart's new location in northern Texas.

Helsinki shopping mall hangs new LED video wall

Matrox Graphics Inc. today announced the Kamppi Center shopping mall in Helsinki has upgraded its digital signage installation with a 14.4-meter-high LED screen powered by Matrox Mura MPX Series video wall capture and display cards.

Ricoh unleashes extra-bright projectors

IT company Ricoh has announced the launch of what the company is calling, 'Its brightest projectors to date.'

Industrial PC company rolls out new unit for public transit systems

Industrial PC manufacturer Arbor Solutions has announced the expansion of its ELIT series with the ELIT-2240, an industrial grade PC designed specifically for digital signage and for Passenger Information Systems.

NVIDIA launches new digital signage driver

NVIDIA announced the launch of its new NVS 810 graphics board, which it says comes in a small package but delivers big output for multidisplay digital signage installations.

Planar intros LookThru OLED digital signage display technology

Display and digital signage technology provider Planar Systems Inc. debuts the Planar LookThru OLED transparent display at the Xlab 2015 Conference presented by the Society for Experiential Graphic Design.

'World's largest transparent video wall' showing at VISCOM15

Centralized display software company Userful and transparent digital signage display provider WG Electronics have formed a partnership to deliver high-end transparent video wall solutions, according to a joint announcement.

US digital signage firm moving into UK, UAE markets

New Mexico-based Ideum, maker of multitouch tables and touch walls, announces a new and expanded partnership with London- and Dubai-based 2point0 Concepts.

Clear Channel Norway now streaming digital signage in Oslo Metro

Matrox Graphics Inc. today announced that Clear Channel Norway has installed Matrox Maevex H.264 encoders and decoders within three stations of the Oslo Metro system to deliver advertising content on 176 digital signage screens.

NFL's New England Patriots put digital signage on display for press conferences

Daktronics has installed its first 1.9-millimeter-LED video display for longtime customer the New England Patriots; the installation, which was completed last week, serves as a backdrop for Patriots' press conferences and made its debut on Sunday, the company said. ​

Apollo Display now offering custom PCAP touchscreens

Apollo Display Technologies, provider of TFT flatscreens and system solutions for industrial and multimedia applications, announced it now offers touchscreen displays with custom-designed projected capacitive touchscreens.

Digital art now hanging in digital signage displays

Blackdove, Samsung partner to bring artworks to digital signage displays in homes, restaurants and commercial properties.

NBA's Orlando Magic deploys hybrid IPTV, digital signage solution

VITEC, a worldwide provider of advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, recently announced that the NBA's Orlando Magic have installed its IPTV Sports Venue Solution which includes the EZ TV IPTV middleware, HD Blade Encoders and VITEC's IPTV set-top-boxes at Amway Center, the team's home arena.

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