Digital signage engaging customers in growing foodservice landscape

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Customers are putting a high premium on digital signage in the QSR and fast casual spaces, and from the operator perspective, sales results are already proving its value.

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Restaurant digital signage is heating up

Digital menu board blogger looks at hot trends in restaurant digital signage. Digital menu boards and restaurant digital signage are getting smarter and and becoming an invaluable source of actionable business intelligence.

How digital technologies are curing menu-labeling headaches

The technology that drives digital signage menu boards and self-ordering kiosks inside restaurant locations today is being used to maintain nutritional information disclosures in real time.

Digital signage serves up more than menu boards

Taking a peek behind the panel at multifunctional digital menu boards.

5 for 5: January's top digital signage news

We take a look back at the top of the pops from January, recapping the biggest digital signage stories of the month.

Analytics-driven digital merchandising in QSR drive-thrus

Dynamic signage and media expert Lyle Bunn takes a spin through analytics and merchandising in the drive-thru.

Wetzel's Pretzel's twists up product story on digital signage

The pretzel chain unveiled animated digital boards in November at Wetzel's Disneyland location, with animated briefs showcasing signature products.

Salad concept spices digital signage with Instagram and Pinterest

Colorado-based MAD Greens concept uses social media to populate in-store digital signage and engage with customers.

Final answer: Menu labeling is here

The foodservice and digital signage industries alike have been awaiting this day, both with bated breath and both for different reasons.

Ordering up digital signage benefits at the drive-thru

While many QSRs have seen the light in digital signage inside the restaurant, some operators are still slow to think outside the box when it comes to digital menu boards in the drive-thru.

MAD Greens maximizing menu boards by integrating social

Lucas Clarke, director of marketing for the Colorado-based salad concept, shares some insights into MAD Greens' integration of digital signage and social media.

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NEWS


Xtreme Outdoor Digital Menu Boards achieve US, Canadian safety certifications

Audio-visual and digital signage solutions provider Peerless-AV announced that its Xtreme Outdoor Digital Menu Boards have received UL48 and CAN/CSA C22.2 certifications, which Peerless-AV said makes the company the 'first U.S. outdoor digital menu board manufacturer to attain both certifications.'

McDonald's rolls out 'Create Your Taste' self-service kiosks

Now, select McDonald's customers will be able to create their own burgers with McDonald's new "Create Your Taste" self-service kiosks.

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.

Vancouver International Airport pizzeria now flying digital menu boards

Digital menu boards and digital signage total solution provider Kuusoft Corp. announced the deployment of its NexSigns digital menu boards and digital signage software for Famous Famiglia Pizzeria at Vancouver International Airport.

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.

Dash In Food Stores dashing out digital signage

Dash In Food Stores in Virginia, Maryland and Delaware are planning to launch ADFLOW Networks' digital signage across dozens of stores, throughout 2015-2016, ADFLOW announced on its blog.

McDonald's USA making its digital menu board play

AT&T collaborating with digital signage solution provider STRATACACHE and digital signage display provider LG Electronics to provide a completely integrated digital menu board solution for McDonald's USA.

Big Brand Tire & Service intros new store model with kiosks, digital signage

Big Brand Tire & Service, Southern California provider of tires and automotive services, announced the grand opening of its newest store, featuring kiosks and digital signage, in Goleta, California.

StubHub Center in LA deploys smart digital menu boards

Digital signage technology runs cloud-based menu boards for concessionaries and tenants to deliver memorable match day experiences for fans.

UK pub and restaurant puts digital signage on the menu to tackle new EU allergy information laws

Independent pub and restaurant The Sir Roger Tichborne in Loxwood, U.K., has taken the initiative ahead of the new food allergy information law changes by putting digital signage on the menu, according to an announcement from Eclipse Digital Media.

Peerless-AV intros SmartMount digital menu board ceiling mounts

Mounts intended to be ideal for use in quick-service restaurants, transportation, convention centers and retail locations, company says.

UK defense contractor deploys digital menu boards in on-post dining facilities

Signagelive SoC digital signage software ensures compliance with current pay-as-you-dine services implemented in the armed forces.

Panasonic testing integrated drive-thru digital menu board solution

Panasonic recently unveiled its new fully-integrated drive-thru digital signage menu board solution featuring proprietary displays designed to weather the elements and eliminate the need for enclosures.

UAE Cinnabon franchisee deploys WAND digital menu boards

Focus Brands International franchisee Cravia has deployed digital menu boards in its new Cinnabon location in Dubai. The boards include WAND Digital software to optimize in-store marketing.

Vending kiosk micromarkets get a taste of digital menu boards

Automated food-service merchandiser Sheehan Brothers Vending has picked Mvix digital signage menu boards for its new Micromarkets (a.k.a. Contemporary Cafes) service, according to an announcement from Mvix.

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As restaurant operators adapt to changing times, many are turning to digital menu boards as a way to promote their offerings.

Digital menu boards allow restaurant operators to: Incorporate full-motion video into their menu display, instantly update content to account for last-minute product changes, make changes and update prices for a single location or multiple locations, from anywhere in the world.

Visit the NEC company showcase to learn how you can take advantage of their full line of digital menu board solutions.