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?'
Whether you're scheduling radio ads for 'morning drive time,' time-sensitive Facebook posts or breakfast menus on digital menu boards, changing your message based on the time of day is a simple but crucial element of any communications strategy.
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.
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.
Execs from Peerless and Nextep discuss how operators can benefit from using DMBs.
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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.
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.
The Tim Hortons fast casual chain of coffee and doughnut shops is reviewing its in-store digital signage channel, according to The Canadian Press and CTV News. The review of the Tims TV in-store digital signage network comes after it was embroiled in controversy over third-party advertising.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Signagelive-powered coolers transform refrigerator doors into engaging digital signage and entertainment platforms, company says.
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.
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.
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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.