Even as digital menu board capabilities mature, some basics are being forgotten in deployments. One of our digital signage bloggers has a primer to help remember the basics.
There has been a massive evolution in the use of technology in the restaurant industry, and there are no signs of that evolution slowing, including mobile payments, digital signage and mobile ordering.
Is McDonald's the catalyst for disruption in the fast food and retail industries alike? According to this digital signage blogger, the latest disruption in retail is here, and innovative companies such as McDonald's are paving the way.
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?'
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
Cineplex Digital Networks recently announced it has been selected by A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. to become the sole provider of digital menu boards for the chain's more than 850 restaurants across Canada. Signage installation has already begun in some locations, the company said.
Digital signage provider embed signage has launched its solution integration with mobile ordering application Flypay, the company announced.
Mvix, a provider of HD digital signage solutions, has partnered with Home Technology Experts, a custom residential and commercial integrator, to provide a complete digital signage solution for children's indoor entertainment park Billy Beez USA LLC, according to a company announcement.
Pizza Hut has partnered with Moving Tactics, a South African digital signage solutions company, to implement digital menu boards within their stores in Africa.
Freebirds World Burrito will open its newest location on Nov. 12 in Lewisville, Texas, in the area known as The Colony at 6225 N. Josey Lane. The new restaurant will feature design updates that will be incorporated in all future Freebirds locations.
In an effort to enhance the game-day experience for fans of the NHL's Minnesota Wild, Toshiba America Business Solutions implemented its Ellumina digital signage line throughout the team's 18,000-seat Xcel Energy Center home, featuring more than 500 HD digital signage displays.
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 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.
This new fast casual restaurant plans to attract millennials with a casual environment combined with modern tech including a kiosk and digital signage.
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 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-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.
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.'
Now, select McDonald's customers will be able to create their own burgers with McDonald's new "Create Your Taste" self-service kiosks.
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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.