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

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

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A picture's worth 1K words in digital signage wayfinding

A picture is worth a thousand words when it comes to moving harried travelers toward their destination and producing effective digital signage wayfinding, digital signage expert says.

Rx: 5 ways digital signage makes health care more efficient

On a daily basis, health care facilities get overrun with hundreds or sometimes even thousands of people. Digital signage allows health care facilities to communicate important information in real-time, streamlining their day-to-day activities to keep everything running smoothly.

Digital signage telling Toronto where to go

The City of Toronto is piloting a digital signage project aimed at better informing residents and visitors about the city's mass transit options, helping to reduce the city's carbon footprint and to get people around the city, and City Hall, more efficiently.

Digital signage for wayfinding on the rise

A recent study found that "nearly one in five of those who have seen an ad via digital signage have made an unplanned purchase after seeing an item featured on a screen." It's no surprise then, that many have taken this effective advertising medium and utilized it in an alternative way to provide a new service, wayfinding or directional signage.

Are you prepared? 4 keys for emergency alerts

Digital signage is perfect for communicating information to large numbers of people in diverse locations efficiently. Broadcasting emergency alerts and messages quickly can mean the difference between life and death.

Digital signage: A budget-friendly wayfinding tool

Historically, the term 'wayfinding' has referred to techniques used by travelers who were making journeys on unmarked and often mislabeled routes; today, digital signage has given the term a whole new meaning.

Get on the bus (or train or plane) with digital signage

Take a deep dive into transit digital signage with United Airlines and the Utah Transit Authority providing insight into how the technology is being used in new, innovative ways and how the user experience can be positively impacted by digital signage in transportation use cases.

New interactive map aims to make King's Island visits more fun

Reflect Systems recently released this video of an interactive map it has developed for the Ohio-based amusement park King's Island.

Digital signage lands at New Zealand's largest airport

Displays aim to reach the 15 million travelers flying in and out of the airport, and the 38 million people travelling through the airport corridor, annually.

Digital signage optimizes strategies for corporate and campus communications

Take a look at how digital signage increase communications efficacy on corporate and higher-education campuses while also saving money.

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NEWS


Glasgow Airport lands trio of digital signage 'Virtual Assistants'

Tensator Group today announced that Glasgow Airport has unveiled the latest additions to its team in the form of three new Tensator Virtual Assistants. Tensator said its digital signage solutions use the latest technology to project an image, creating the illusion of a real person in full Glasgow Airport uniform.

Sleepy Hollow hospital helps visitors keep their heads with information kiosks, digital signage

Phelps Hospital, located in Sleepy Hollow, New York, has deployed informational kiosks and digital signage screens to provide directions and news to visitors.

Newport Beach Mercedes-Benz dealership deploys flight-info digital signage for John Wayne Airport

California's Fletcher Jones Motorcars of Newport Beach Mercedes-Benz dealership has added the FlytePass boarding pass printing and FlyteBoard airport flight information display to its Preferred Client travel services at the dealership's exclusive airport lounge for its preferred guests flying out of nearby John Wayne Airport Orange County.

Property management firm buys into digital signage

Lordae Property Management, a New York-based commercial real estate company, has installed digital building directories by Mvix, according to an announcement from the digital signage provider.

Miami's Aventura Mall deploys interactive digital signage wayfinding kiosks

Miami's upscale Aventura Mall recently deployed seven new interactive digital signage kiosk directories throughout the shopping center, which provide step-by-step directions and path drawing that guides shoppers to their desired location.

Georgia Dept of Driver Services piloting digital signage and kiosk tech

Norcross branch installs new kiosks and digital signage to improve customer experience.

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital rolls out indoor navigation app

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has launched the MediNav Navigator Edition 2.0, an app that provides turn-by-turn navigation for visitors.

Heathrow Terminal 2 digital signage 'journey comparison generator' kiosks compare fares to London

In what it's calling "a media first," digital signage "smart screens" have been deployed at Heathrow Terminal 2's baggage claim zones showing passengers live price and journey time comparisons between taxis and the airport's train service to central London.

NIH acquires mobile, kiosk and digital signage wayfinding solution

The National Institutes of Health has picked Connexient's MediNav digital wayfinding and patient experience solution for its Clinical Center Complex on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland, Connexient CEO Mark Green announced today.

Visix digital signage creative takes home awards haul

Digital signage provider Visix Inc. announced it has won three Hermes Creative Awards and six Communicator Awards for its interactive wayfinding and video designs for digital signage.

National Conference Center lands airline information digital signage

The National Conference Center, located in Leesburg, Virginia, and one of the largest meeting and training facilities in the country, has installed the FlyteBoard real-time airline flight schedule display for arrivals and departures at Washington Dulles International Airport.

Digital signage assistants speed security screening at London airport

Two new Tensator Virtual Assistants have landed at London Luton Airport, just north of London, according to an announcement from Tensator.

Intermedia Touch providing wayfinding tech for eMerge Americas conference

Intermedia Touch, a Gold Sponsor of the eMerge Americas conference, is providing custom wayfinding and general information software for 21 kiosks located throughout the convention center for the conference, the company announced.

Digital signage firm media mea intros new MEDi Digital Totem

Digital signage kiosk is designed to be rugged enough for deployment in busy public settings such as malls, larger retailers, airports, campuses and convention centers, with a Corning Gorilla Glass protective face, IP66 waterproofing and rugged structural materials, the company said.

NYC MTA's On The Go Travel Station network now rated by Nielsen

Interactive digital signage kiosk network reaches an average daily ridership of more than 1.4 million through a network of more than 140 interactive screens located in 29 stations in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens.

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Whether you're a shopping mall, a hospital or a casino, you need to get shoppers, patients, visitors and guests to the right place, and get them there via the most direct route possible. Dynamic interactive digital signage wayfinding gets people where you need them to be.