Digital signage lights up tourism


It makes sense to combine our culture's love for digital communications with your theme park, zoo or museum, to guarantee an experience that will inform and entertain large numbers of people on a cost-effective budget.


Are museums the next frontier for digital signage?

Schools and office spaces are incorporating video walls and digital signage for communications, but for really interesting projects, digital installations in museums may be the next big thing.

Madame Tussauds Hollywood casts digital signage in leading role

Combining high-tech digital signage and social media apps with the all-too-human desire to snap a selfie with a celebrity (even a fake one), Madame Tussauds in Hollywood has deployed a digital signage display from Enplug to increase engagement with visitors.

Digital signage and kiosks get to the heart of things for Halle Heart Children's Museum

Digital signage and kiosks are delivering an interactive heartbeat for a museum dedicated to the human heart, providing interactive guides for a facility that couldn't afford enough full-time staff.

3 digital signage trends in museum AV

AV tech is transforming the museum experience, and digital signage is right in the middle.

5 for 5: Taxicab digital signage and video walls, menu boards and 9/11

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

Digital signage making a case for its own night at the museum

Several recent digital signage deployments show how the technology is bringing exhibits to life in museums around the world.

Digital signage brings 9/11 to life at National September 11 Memorial and Museum

Projection mapping, video displays and touchscreens commemorate the lives lost in the 9/11 terror attacks and engage visitors to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.

Snapshots of history: Digital signage at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum

A collection of photos and images taken from video provided by the National September 11 Memorial and Museum provides a glimpse inside the museum experience.

Is digital signage the next emerging artistic medium?

One of the upsides of frequent business travel is that I get to visit some amazing cities. While my work schedule keeps me very busy on the road, from time to time I have the opportunity to duck into museums...

Digital signage takes Lady Gaga to the Louvre

The controversial music star makes it to the famous art museum via digital signage media players and displays.

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Digitals signage enables virtual soccer jerseys at Brazil's Museu do Futbol

Museum has deployed two Kinect-based augmented-reality digital signage installations for museum visitors to try on virtual soccer jerseys, according to project software provider Zugara.

Corvette Museum kiosk will take visitors 'inside the sinkhole'

The museum is installing an interactive kiosk that will let visitors explore the cave below their feet via a camera that was installed during the repair of the sinkhole.

Navy SEAL Museum defending its digital signage with The TV Shield

The Navy SEAL Museum on North Hutchinson Island in Florida is protecting its digital signage displays with Protective Enclosures Company's The TV Shield outdoor TV enclosures, PEC announced.

Ford museum deploys kiosk for exploring engine collection

Ford will offer guests an up-close look at Henry Ford’s kitchen sink engine in the Museum Plaza via 18 digital kiosks.

Museum kiosks to feature famous baby boomers

Interactive kiosks will showcase an upcoming photography exhibit at Washington, D.C.'s Newseum Museum starting Sept. 26.

Maryland fine arts museum informs visitors with digital signage

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, in Hagerstown, Maryland, has deployed touchscreen digital signage to inform and engage with museum-goers in the museum's front lobby and in its new Singer Memorial Gallery, according to an announcement from digital signage provider...

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial in Taiwan buys into digital signage

The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall Museum in Taipei, Taiwan, is integrating digital signage, according to an announcement from CAYIN Technology Co.

U.S. Naval War College Museum deploys iPad-based kiosk exhibits

The digital archiving and media development solutions provider The Digital Ark announced its collaboration with the U.S. Naval War College for the design and development of interactive iPad kiosk exhibits. The Digital Ark partnered with the Naval War College Museum...

Tablet kiosks teach musical history in Cali museum

The Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad, Calif., installed Lilitab iPad kiosks for personal listening stations to encourage interaction with their current exhibit, "The Harp — A Global Story of Man, Music and Medicine," according to an announcement from Lilitab....

MultiTouch displays help tell space shuttle story at Kennedy Space Center

MultiTouch Ltd. has announced the launch of two large interactive display systems that use its MultiTaction Cells in the new Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, a 90,000-square-foot, $100 million facility.

Auckland Museum welcomes visitors with digital signage video wall

Matrox Graphics today announced that the Auckland Museum in New Zealand has combined two Matrox M9188 PCI Express x16 octal-monitor graphics cards to drive digital signage content across a four-by-four, 16-monitor video wall. The M9188 multidisplay solution supports up to...

Hershey Museum's 'one-of-a-kind' kiosk combines high-tech with steampunk

The Hershey Story Museum today unveiled an interactive kiosk designed to personalize the experience for visitors. But instead of the basic computer-in-a-box or touchscreen enclosure, the Xplor-O-Scope is a twisting 10-foot-tall behemoth, with gears and tubing and five screens for...

YESCO introduces indoor double-sided LCD kiosk

YESCO has released a new large-format, high-resolution sign system for use in interior applications. The Y80PDDN is an 80-inch double-sided LCD kiosk system that incorporates many of the same components found in YESCO's outdoor interactive LCD product line, and it...

Cleveland Museum of Art gets in touch with Christie digital signage

Visitors to the Cleveland Museum of Art and its Gallery One are engaging with displays and curating their own tours via Christie MicroTiles and the Christie Interactivity Kit, according to an announcement from Christie. Blending art and technology as part...

Sports hall of fame passes to digital signage

The Burlington Sports Hall of Fame in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, is taking a stab at improving their visitors' experience by installing a touchscreen digital signage display in their downtown Burlington location, according to a recent announcement from the Hall's deployment...

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