Scala adds Android-based digital signage from Instorescreen, Avnet

Scala Inc. recently introduced a new line of Android-based devices designed by Instorescreen and distributed by Avnet Embedded, with screen sizes ranging from 7 inches up to 65 inches. Each unit is built with a focus on dependability, the company said, modeled for commercial and retail environments.

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Which digital signage platform is best for your business?

A digital signage expert weighs in on the debate over running a system on cloud-based or on-premise software.

Why digital signage belongs in the cloud

A digital signage expert offers his thoughts on the upside of cloud-based digital signage. Does he have a point?

Avoiding a digital signage train wreck

More than a few digital signage installations are either a "train wreck" today or are running "off the rails" on their way into the ditch; what throws them off track?

Digital signage set to light up InfoComm14

The largest pro AV show in the world is taking over the Las Vegas Convention Center next week; take a peek at some of the digital signage highlights.

Bank on in-branch digital signage turning tellers into sellers

Moving from tellers to sellers, or how digital signage is taking the retail bank branch into the future.

Navigating the seas of emerging digital signage tech

NFC or iBeacon, multitouch or gesture, 4K or transparent screens; which are niche and which will be the new mainstream?

Real-time data underpins the digital signage success story

A recent report published by Markets & Markets confirmed yet again how quickly digital signage is growing: 8.94 percent CAGR over the next six years. IHS foresees a similar trend, predicting growth between 4.7 percent and 5.6 percent.

Is the digital signage industry finally starting to consolidate?

Is the recent spate of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures a sign of things to come in the digital signage industry?

No more apples: Health care digital signage keeps doctors close

Health care mHealth solutions won't be fully effective until integrated with digital place-based networks, and vice versa.

Google comes to the digital signage side

Inexpensive Chromeboxes geared toward digital signage could be on the way, Intel and Google execs say.

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Computer software pioneer Corel moves into digital signage

Software company Corel today released Corel Digital Signage, its new digital display solution for small businesses powered by SmarterSign digital signage software.

STiNO eyevis, MMD Philips showcasing digital signage solutions at Viscom 2014

STiNO eyevis, a manufacturer for audiovisual communication software solutions, and MMD, technology company and brand license partner for Philips Monitors, will jointly showcase digital signage solutions at Viscom in Frankfurt from November 5-7, the companies announced.

New Ingage Solutions offering to turn any display into a digital sign

Ingage Solutions, a brand of Federal Heath Sign Company LLC, today announced its offering of ScreenScape Connect, a plug-and-play device and supporting software platform designed to turn any TV into a digital sign.

Developer spreading digital signage across Moscow

Digital signage software provider Scala has announced it is driving a wayfinding digital signage installation in four shopping centers across Moscow, as well as in a concert hall, all belonging to Russian developer Crocus Group.

Clear Channel Outdoor France driving in-house digital signage with NoviSign

Clear Channel Outdoor has deployed the NoviSign digital signage platform across the company's network of 37 offices in France, Clear Channel's second biggest market globally, NoviSign announced recently.

Interactive marketing tech company releases corporate update

Toronto, Ontario-based iSign Media has released a sales update on its interactive mobile advertising solutions.

Companies partner to offer VDI for kiosks and digital signage

ViewSonic Corp., a visual solutions provider, is partnering with desktop software company Userful Corporation to offer VDI solutions to education and small business customers for transitioning to cloud and virtual platforms.

Digital Caddies finds the green with aerial course maps

Company's first upgrade feature provides courses the option to graphically enhanced aerial maps and custom illustrations on their tablets.

Denmark's Info-TV network: improving overall patient satisfaction across 20 medical facilities.

Scala digital-signage network includes more than 500 players and screens.

RevelDigital intros new low-power digital signage solutions

Digital signage software provider RevelDigital is introducing a new solution for digital signage based on the Intel Reference Design for Digital Signage designed for entry-level usages, according to a company announcement.

Digital signage ad network in Australia buys into BroadSign

Australian office media specialist Executive Channel has converted 800 displays in 250 locations across five cities to BroadSign International LLC's digital signage software platform, according to an announcement today from BroadSign.

AOPEN intros new Datawall package for digital signage video walls

AOPEN Inc. has unveiled its new Datawall product line, combining hardware with pre-installed software for quick and easy setup of digital signage video walls and public displays, according to a company announcement.

DSF sets up 'Geri Wolff Scholarship' to encourage young women into careers in digital signage

The Digital Signage Federation has established the "Geri Wolff Scholarship Fund" to be earmarked specifically for young women who are committed to majoring in computer sciences as a way in which to interest them in choosing a career in the digital signage industry.

StrandVision updates digital signage CMS admin

StrandVision Digital Signage has enhanced the core customer administration pages of its CMS portal to include iconic representations of the different types of page content that can be chosen for display, more responsive administrative management and highly context-specific recommendations for incorrect entries.

ScreenScape turning any TV into digital signage

Working with Dell, ScreenScape Networks has launched a new plug-and-play device and supporting software platform that the company says "turns any TV into a digital sign," the company said.

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Robust digital signage software can manage content and screens, plan distribution based on pre-determined criteria, and intelligently carry out playlists and loops - all while ensuring a vivid, cohesive customer experience.