A confluence of factors pushing digital signage into the mainstream [infographic]

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Such technology decreases a customer's perceived wait time by up to 40 percent.

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5 for 5: Health care, the future and digital signage 101 on the menu

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Digital Signage Today in August, and what we can learn from them.

'You want fries with that?' Why restaurants need digital menu boards

The retail food industry depends on suggestive selling, and digital signage gives deployers more control over customer engagement and the upsell.

Sunlight and digital signage drive soda sales lift at European QSR chain

A digital menu board experiment suggests message frequency, subtle animation and the weather can help digital signage drive sales increases.

Ice cream chain scooping up digital menu boards

Carvel adding digital menu boards to draw more attention to the brand's signature treats as part of its 80th anniversary.

Millennials, Obamacare and cost all driving digital menu board adoption

Once a luxury for major restaurant brands, digital signage menu boards are fast becoming standard. Experts expect digital menu boards to be standard in-store in five years and in the drive-thru in 10.

The endless possibilities of digital signage for restaurants

Unless you live in a cave you've probably been mesmerized by a dynamic menu board at some point in your search for food, but that's just the tip of the iceberg digital signage for restaurants; the possibilities are endless.

Restaurants, digital signage and the menu board opportunity

One display that every single visitor to a restaurant or fast food outlet will unfailingly consult is the menu board. Most retailers have to attract customers' attention to their in-store displays, but restaurateurs have a guaranteed audience.

Digital signage driving increase in average checks at Sonic Drive-In

Digital drive-in menu boards have shown an increase in average check size versus static boards at the QSR chain.

Video walls, drive-thru kiosks hot menu items at NRA14

Digital signage video walls and touchscreen self-order drive-thru kiosks were among the technology highlights at this year's National Restaurant Association show.

Restaurant digital signage heats up at this year's NRA show

Optimism was on the menu, the digital menu board that is, at this year's National Restaurant Association show.

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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.

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.

Ben and Jerry's digging into digital signage down under

Ice cream and sorbet chain Ben & Jerry’s has selected Task Retail Technology and its xchangemedia multiplatform and digital design technology for its national multimedia project and digital signage rollout in Australia, according to an announcement from the companies.

600th Bojangles' cooking with digital menu boards

Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits recently opened its 600th location, and the milestone restaurant is the first in the chain to deploy digital menu boards from technology provider WAND Corp., according to an announcement from WAND.

University of Alabama recruits protective enclosures for football stadium digital signage

Media Vision and Protective Enclosures Company will be providing 240 The Display Shield weatherproof digital signage enclosures for the University of Alabama to be placed throughout the university's Bryant-Denny Stadium, according to an announcement from PEC. The Display Shield models...

Wand Corp. launches new marketing software features

Wand Corp. has launched two new features to help users better customize in-store marketing and sales efforts.

Slim Chickens selects Delphi’s technology platform

Delphi Display Systems Inc. announced that Slim Chickens has installed Delphi’s Insight technology platform for its newest store opening in Fayetteville, Ark.

Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip expands new kiosk concept

Shoppers at the Galleria Dallas can now get a double dose of their favorite sweets with today’s opening of its second Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip. A grand opening celebration will be held June 7, from 10 a.m.

Healthy fast food chain develops a taste for FASTSIGNS digital signage

Pennsylvania-based healthy fast food restaurant Bryn & Danes, with two locations open and a third on the way, has deployed ViewSonic digital signage from FASTSIGNS to its open locations and is planning a video wall digital menu board for its...

Inaugural Tortilla Ranch fast casual restaurant opens with digital menu boards

Next Digital Signage Solutions, a division of Cinema Scene Marketing, recently announced the completion of its first digital menu board installation with Tortilla Ranch Mexican Grill, which is scheduled to open today in Overland Park, Kansas. "NextDSS has a proven...

BrightSign, Dinerware to showcase digital menu board/POS integration at NRA '14

Digital signage media player provider BrightSign LLC announced today it will showcase its recent advances in digital menu board content creation and updates at this year's National Restaurant Association Show, highlighted by its partnership with restaurant point of sale provider...

QSR digital menu board provider joins Amazon Web Services Partner Network

Cloud-based digital signage solution provider digbil has become a member of the Amazon Web Services Partner Network as a Standard Technology Partner, the company announced. APN is a global program offering solution providers technical guidance as well as sales and...

Noventri launches Web-based interface for digital signage automation

U.S. digital signage technology company Noventri has launched Noventri Commander Online, a Web-based interface for managing content on Noventri Menu Boards, Reader Boards and Door Cards, and Corporate Communications Displays. Noventri Commander Online was developed to be an easy-to-use, online...

Two Chicago fast casuals install digital menu boards

Market Thyme and Market Creations, two fast casuals based in Chicago, have completed digital upgrade projects that included an installation of dynamic digital menu boards across all locations, according to a company press release. As one of the fastest growing...

Delphi pilots digital menu system

Delphi Display Systems Inc. has announced that multiple national restaurant brands will be piloting its Insight Engage Indoor Digital Menu System in locations around the country. Delphi's Insight Engage software platform allows restaurant operators to drive sales via an adaptive...

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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.