Digital signage makes MaRS landing


Dot2Dot Communications has launched a new digital media initiative using Scala digital signage software for Toronto's MaRS Discovery District, 'one of the world's largest urban innovation hubs,' according to the company's announcement.


Why libraries need to check out digital signage

Libraries are an age-old institution striving to adapt to a very different social and technological landscape; here's how digital signage can help them move into the modern era.

Digital signage making smart transportation smarter

Gone are the days of paper signs and delays in getting updated information out to travelers. We live in a real-time world, and travelers expect real-time, relevant information at their fingertips.

The DST Top 5: August'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 August, recapping the biggest news headlines of the month.

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.

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Denver airport parking facility parks digital signage in executive lounge

Flyte Systems is making travel out of Denver International Airport easier thanks to its FlyteBoard digital signage display at ParkDIA, Denver's newest near-airport parking company, the company announced.

Sunshine Coast delivers tourist information via touchscreen

Sunshine Coast, Australia has now installed touchscreen kiosks around caravan parks to deliver information to visitors and give local businesses an opportunity to advertise their products.

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.

Nebraska city school board rejects kiosk/signage offer

The Plattsmouth, Nebraska Board of Education recently voted down a proposal to deploy informational display boards throughout its middle and high schools.

Signage software delivers new app for Jamaican tourism

The company has partnered with the Jamaican Tourist Board to deliver a new app that provides information on Jamaican culture and events.

Newark airport hotel lands digital signage flight info displays

The 191-room Holiday Inn Newark Airport, across from Newark Liberty International, recently installed the FlyteBoard airline information display by Flyte Systems in its lobby to give guests real-time flight information for more relaxed travel plans.

Alabama hospital checks in digital signage

Aceso, a provider of patient-engagement solutions for health care, announced the implementation of its suite of patient-centric products including digital signage at Grandview Medical Center, which it says is 'one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the country.'

Hampton Inn and Suites DFW lands digital signage concierge

The new, 116-room Hampton Inn and Suites DFW Airport South managed by Whitestone Hospitality Management will install the InfoBoard interactive virtual concierge from Flyte Systems, according to an announcement from Flyte Systems.

Expansion plans have On The Go digital signage kiosks on the move in NYC Subway

New York City Subway riders will soon have more information at their fingertips, as the On The Go Travel Station network of interactive digital signage kiosks adds almost 200 units to its footprint, according to an announcement from MTA NYC Transit.

Digital signage waiting at the station along Toronto's new Union Pearson Express train service

X2O Media's digital signage platform is driving a network of displays for thousands of travelers on the Union Pearson Express, Metrolinx's new express rail train that now connects Canada's busiest transportation hubs — Toronto's Union Station and Toronto Pearson International Airport

Digital signage kiosks welcome visitors to JFK Terminal 4

Parabit Systems announced it was chosen again to design, manufacture and install, and to provide monitoring and content updating services for the new Visitor Welcome Center installed within the B concourses in Terminal 4 at New York City's JFK International Airport.

Kiosks deliver MAGIC to Miami Dade College

Digital signage company is helping Miami Dade College launch its new animation and gaming complex with information/wayfinding kiosks.

Hilton Garden Inn Boston Logan Airport books a room for flight info digital signage

Flight information digital signage provider Flyte Systems announced today that the newly opened Hilton Garden Inn Boston Logan Airport will install the FlyteBoard real-time airline flight schedule display to simplify guest travel plans.

Pittsburgh university enrolls digital signage

Point Park University in Pittsburgh recently deployed new interactive digital signage displays in the lobbies of several campus buildings, according to the university newspaper, The Globe.

Peerless-AV showcases digital signage, kiosks for zoos and aquariums at AZA 2015

Digital signage solutions provider Peerless-AV just participated in the 2015 Annual Association of Zoos & Aquariums Conference Showcase, displaying weatherproof and interactive digital signage solutions at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City.

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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.