How digital signage reduces perceived wait times


As one of the top frustrations for customers in-store, organizations are considering queue management a top priority, turning to digital signage to solve the problem of unpredictable waiting times and managing customer flow.


Digital signage bridges the omnichannel customer journey

To some, digital signage is little more than a fancy screen that provides digital versions of corporate posters and advertisements, but this mindset fails to take into account the impact that digital signage can have on the health of a retail business.

10 reasons SMBs need digital signage

Small and medium-sized businesses struggle to compete with corporate giants, but digital signage provides a helping hand in that struggle, by offering a platform to grab the attention of potential customers, help drive customer traffic and boost sales

How to make the most of your digital signage over the holidays

Retailers, you have the opportunity to provide shoppers what they want, an engaging experience that empowers them and allows them to drive their own in-store experience (plus stand out in the busy Christmas crowd) with digital signage.

The DST Top 5: October's top digital signage headlines

It's time for our monthly look back at the most-read articles and blog posts on Digital Signage Today in the previous month, recapping the biggest news headlines of October.

ICX Symposium: How the IoT is creating responsive retail

When it comes to a successful interactive customer experience, today's businesses must focus on finding a balance — there is often a big mismatch between a retailer's view of the customer's needs and what the customer actually wants.

ICX Symposium: Maximizing the value of digital signage

The customer experience is no longer as much about product, price and promotion as it is about place, process and people — and digital signage can help brands and retailers make that transition.

ICX Symposium: Interactive customer experience = emotional customer journey

Today’s interactive customer experience is morphing quickly into an emotional consumer experience — and while technology is obviously a necessary part it's not the sole ingredient.

Will McDonald's be the catalyst for the next era of retail disruption?

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 the new face of retail

From the exterior of the store through to the checkout, retailers need to create an immersive and personalized shopping experience, and digital signage can make that happen.

How digital signage meets the corporate hierarchy of needs

The opportunity cost of not using digital media is now greater than the cost of its use, digital signage expert Lyle Bunn says, and this opportunity cost applies up and down the corporate hierarchy of needs.

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Australian auto parts chain deploying Chameleon mobile-digital signage solution

Interactive mobile proximity advertising solutions provider iSIGN Media Solutions Inc. recently announced that its Australian reseller, JEA Technologies Pty Ltd., has secured its first major customer for the Chameleon software that manages content on digital signage.

Movistar calling on digital signage, kiosks to upgrade customer experience

Telefonica-owned South American communications network Movistar is rolling out Zytronic Projected Capacitive touch sensors to deliver an interactive multimedia experience at stores and kiosks in South America, according to an announcement from Zytronic.

Nebraska Furniture Mart integrates digital signage throughout new store

Premier Mounts, designer and manufacturer of AV mounting solutions, has partnered with Reflect Systems, a full-service provider of out-of-home digital media solutions, to integrate high-impact and branded digital signage throughout Nebraska Furniture Mart's new location in northern Texas.

Helsinki shopping mall hangs new LED video wall

Matrox Graphics Inc. today announced the Kamppi Center shopping mall in Helsinki has upgraded its digital signage installation with a 14.4-meter-high LED screen powered by Matrox Mura MPX Series video wall capture and display cards.

New digital signage solution aims to open more cooler doors

Real Digital Media, provider of the enterprise-class NEOCAST digital signage platform, and Anthony, a Dover Company, today introduced the iDOOR, a merchandising solution that incorporates a media player and transparent LCD embedded within cooler or freezer doors to play full-motion video at the point of purchase.

Digital signage solution provider awarded patent for 'lift-and-touch' digital signage kiosks

ADFLOW Networks, a provider of digital signage solutions, recently announced it has been granted a new patent relating to its use of 'lift-and-touch' technology in its cloud-based digital signage software solution.

Fastsigns offers tactics for turning inventory during the holidays

According to the report, 'Signs Sell: Harnessing the Power of Your Interior Advertising,' 29 percent of shoppers make in-store choices based on information communicated by signage.

Digital redesign debuts at Primark store in Madrid

Squire, a U.K.-based creative content studio, and Dalziel & Pow, an independent agency that represents brands worldwide, recently announced that they partnered to bring what the companies call an innovative digital installation.

'World's largest transparent video wall' showing at VISCOM15

Centralized display software company Userful and transparent digital signage display provider WG Electronics have formed a partnership to deliver high-end transparent video wall solutions, according to a joint announcement.

Canada's largest automotive accessory retail chain turns the key on digital signage

ScreenScape Networks Inc., announced that it has been selected by Action Car & Truck Accessories, Canada's largest automotive accessory retail chain, to power a nationwide in-store digital signage media channel.

AT&T flagship store's interactive tech going nationwide, starting in Texas

AT&T's new store in Lubbock, Texas, has been designed so customers can explore and interact with the latest technology via digital signage and interactive engagement technology.

Microsoft retail flagship opens doors in NY

It’s opening day today for Microsoft’s first flagship retail location on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

American Tea Room steeps in-store interactive digital signage

American Tea Room debuts its new location in Downtown Los Angeles, featuring an Interactive Tea Zone, powered by T1V's OneShop application to drive product engagement and customer interaction.

Australia's oOh!media launching new interactive retail digital signage screens

Australia's oOh!media has unveiled what it's calling 'a world-first in out-of-home engagement' with the launch of its new interactive retail screens that it said are 'loaded with unparalleled sensory features.'

Iz-Off: Stratacache company Iz-On Media changes name back to PRN

The PRN brand is back, now under the Stratacache umbrella, according to an announcement from digital signage and shopper activation technology provider Stratacache.

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Retail digital signage is a powerful tool. Digital displays can be used throughout the store for branding, merchandising, promoting specials, and educating or entertaining customers.