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.

5 for 5: May'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 May, recapping the biggest news headlines of the month.

Touch ordering coming to a Golden Arches near you

How McDonald's is using interactive digital signage technology to jump-start flagging sales.

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.

Taking a look at 'outside-the-box' digital signage

Use cases for digital signage are extending far beyond just the images on screens; now organizations have the ability to create interactive and immersive digital experiences that run across multiple devices and integrate new and emerging technologies.

Digital Signage Expo continues to broaden horizons, cut across verticals

President of DSE organizer Exponation gives a look ahead at what to expect at this year's edition of the digital signage industry's signature trade show and expo.

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.

Digital signage sitting down with interactive tabletops

Pizza Hut is probably the last place in the world this digital signage and self-service expert expected to be wowed by technology, but he can admit when he's wrong. See where else interactive digital signage tabletops are making inroads.

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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.

Waitlist Me showcases digital signage, mobile integrations at NRA Show

Waitlist Me, the cross-platform waitlist app, showcased new ways waitlist technology is being used to help restaurant operators better serve their customers, including digital signage, at this year's National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago, the company said in an announcement.

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.

Digital signage coolers creating engagement for Heineken in UK

Signagelive-powered coolers transform refrigerator doors into engaging digital signage and entertainment platforms, company says.

Enplug and Waitlist Me team to bring wait lists to digital signage screens

Open digital signage software platform Enplug and restaurant waiting list app Waitlist Me have built a new product integration designed to make it easy for any business to display a list of waiting customers on a digital signage display or TV screen, according to a joint announcement.

BroadSign driving 'nation's largest Hispanic digital signage network'

Hispanic digital signage network Admirable LLC has completed its initial deployment of 265 screens using BroadSign International LLC's cloud-based software, according to an announcement from BroadSign.

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.

Netherlands Burger King locations crowned with digital signage 'King Channel'

More than 50 Burger King locations across the Netherlands are using BroadSign digital signage software to power the "King Channel."

Hardee's pilots 30 self-order kiosks

At the National Retail Federation's Annual Convention & Expo on Monday in New York City, Microsoft Corp. and CKE Restaurants Inc., parent company of Hardee's and Carl's Jr., will unveil a self-order kiosk solution running on Windows 8 devices that enables Hardee's customers to customize and place their own orders.

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.

Pennsylvania restaurant deploys LED digital signage

LED sign manufacturer Watchfire has just installed its first 10mm sign, the company's highest resolution display, at the soon-to-open Taphouse 23 restaurant in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania.

Sydney McDonald's tests customizable ordering kiosk

A Sydney McDonald's has piloted a touchscreen kiosk for guests to customize orders

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