DavCo restaurant owners struggled to offer their dine-in guests quality televised entertainment, and they weren’t receiving adequate support to address this issue. DavCo approached Mood seeking a digital signage solution that would enable them to provide family-friendly entertainment, self-advertise, and promote their local community partners.


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: July'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 July, recapping the biggest news headlines of the month.

Even Wendy's says 'content is king' for digital signage

Digital signage screens are exciting to have in a restaurant, but if they lack content that is fresh and relevant, even the largest digital signs and menu boards will fail to attract and engage customers, Wendy's exec says.

FDA pushes back menu labeling mandate one year

The rumblings have been circulating since early May, but now it's official: The menu labeling mandate is now set to begin Dec. 1, 2016, one year after the previous 2015 deadline.

ICXSummit15: Why make customers wait?

Digital signage, mobile payments and kiosks all provide routes to increased speed of service and a better customer experience across a broad spectrum of industries and verticals.

Digital signage engaging customers in growing foodservice landscape

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.

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.

Digital menu board execs discuss latest trends

Execs from Peerless and Nextep discuss how operators can benefit from using DMBs.

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.

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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.

Fast casual Stonefire Grill orders up digital menu boards

Fast casual eatery Stonefire Grill has opened its eighth location, in Lakewood, California, featuring digital menu boards from Wand Corp., according to an announcement from the digital signage provider.

New fast casual burger joint integrates digital signage, kiosks

This new fast casual restaurant plans to attract millennials with a casual environment combined with modern tech including a kiosk and digital signage.

Florida digital menu board firm expands footprint

Florida-based Menuat announced that it has expanded its business operations internationally effective in August. Menuat said it has added Riverside Cafe and Catering in Whistler, B.C., Canada, to its list of digital signage menu board clients.

Brazilian QSR chain Bob's puts digital signage on the menu

Brazilian digital signage integrator Digital News TV has announced its use of digital signage software for the deployment and growth of quick-service restaurant chain Bob's, one of the three largest QSR operations in Brazil, according to an announcement from software provider BroadSign.

Wisconsin ice cream shops scoop up digital signage

Wisconsin-based "super-premium" ice cream chain Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream has deployed Mvix digital menu boards in its locations, according to an announcement from digital signage provider Mvix.

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.

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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.

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