Cambridge, UK, shopping mall deploys digital signage 'Virtual Assistant' kiosk

In what it being billed as "a U.K. first," The Grafton shopping center in Cambridge, U.K., has a new, "virtual" employee, an interactive Virtual Assistant from customer journey technology specialist Tensator, aimed at giving the Grafton a technological edge in...

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Emerging technologies offer look into the future of interactive digital signage

How will interactive technologies change the face of digital signage going forward; and how are they already changing it today?

Point A to Point B: Uses of digital signage in transportation

Digital signage has become as much a part of the travel experience as the check-in kiosk; it informs travelers of arrival and departure times, warns of safety issues and provides news and weather information about the local area.

Top digital screenmedia projects help people buy, play, go

The annual DSA Industry Excellence Awards mark best-in-class digital signage, mobile and self-service kiosk deployments.

Digital signage sets the field for Olympic Field Hockey Team

The biggest indoor athletics center in the U.S. (and future home of USA Field Hockey) is awash in digital signage.

The business case for digital signage in the waiting line

How digital signage reduces perceived wait times, increases customer recall and improves selling opportunities.

NYC transit all aboard with digital signage

A new interactive experience in the New York subway system highlights the city's continued embrace of digital signage.

Buckeye State test driving rest-stop digital signage

Ohio Department of Transportation turning to digital signage kiosks in rest areas to raise revenue.

'Most Wired' hospital gets wired for digital signage

A hospital on the cutting edge of health care IT is set to roll out digital signage to improve patient communication.

Penn Station digital signage network goes live

One of the busiest transportation hubs in the country gets kitted out with a new DOOH network from CBS Outdoor.

Staples tacks on digital signage to tackle omnichannel (Video)

The office supply giant is leveraging digital signage to reduce its footprint, and increase its profits.

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Flyte Systems launches touchscreen digital signage and boarding pass-printing solution for airlines, hotels

Flyte Systems last month unveiled three hospitality travel service innovations at HITEC in Los Angeles: InfoBoard, a new interactive touchscreen that combines real-time airline flight information with weather, traffic, and social media for travel convenience intended to save guests time;...

Array Interactive helps Orlando convention attendees find their way

Array Interactive, a digital signage agency in Silicon Valley, is helping Florida convention attendees find their way with what it calls a unique custom wayfinding system solution, according to a press release. Hosting over one million attendees and 200 events...

Brazil airport installs self-service check-in and NFC boarding with digital signage screens

The new terminal at Viracopos-Campinas International Airport, near São Paulo, Brazil is to be equipped with 53 self-check-in kiosks from IER, a French subsidiary of Bolloré Group, according to an announcement. IER was selected in November 2014 to supply the...

Island lands digital signage kiosk for tourism

Island Interactive, a digital advertising firm in Amelia Island, Florida, worked with York, Pennsylvania-based Livewire Digital to rethink the way Amelia Island delivers information to tourists, resulting in tablet-based digital signage kiosks to be placed around the island, according to...

TouchTour Transit digital signage bringing public transportation info to apartments, condos

Engrain, a provider of touchscreen property tour and resident interaction systems, has announced the release of its TouchTour Transit. This addition to the TouchTour product line will use data provided through a strategic partnership with TransitScreen, a provider of real-time...

UK Zoo deploys interactive digital signage

Marwell Zoo, in Winchester, U.K., has installed a new interactive digital signage system that provides visitors with a navigational and informative tool that replaces traditional paper maps, according to an announcement from system designer and supplier Eclipse Digital Media. The...

Adspace partners with elevate for digital signage ad kiosks in malls

Chicago-based elevate DIGITAL, a developer of street-level digital interactive technology, recently announced a partnership with Adspace Networks, a provider of digital video advertising in malls. Adspace will sell traditional digital and interactive advertising across elevate's network of 400 interactive digital...

MTA takes the DPAA train

The Digital Place-based Advertising Association announced today that New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority has joined the association. New York City Transit, the division of the MTA that operates the subways and buses, is in the process of rolling out more...

Elevate Digital raises $3 million from SFX Entertainment

Digital interactive kiosk developer Elevate Digital has received $3 million in funding from SFX Entertainment, a producer of live music events and digital entertainment content. SFX says it will use Elevate Digital's kiosk screens at events to create an interactive...

New touchscreen airport kiosk features facial recognition

Dortmund, Germany-based Materna ips launched its new Phoenix airport check-in kiosk at this week's Passenger Terminal Expo in Barcelona. The Phoenix touchscreen kiosks can be fitted with built-in cameras and biometric facial recognition features, the company said. When a passenger...

Bermuda mall integrates mobile app, digital signage, wayfinding kiosks

Livewire Digital has integrated a new mobile app with its digital signage for Washington Mall in Bermuda to provide up-to-date information to shoppers and diners, according to an announcement. "We have to speak to our visitors in their language —...

St. Paul's Union Depot gets on board with digital signage and kiosks

The Union Depot transportation center in downtown St. Paul, Minn., once saw more than 20,000 commuters pass through each day, with passenger and freight railroad services for the Twin Cities and the state of Minnesota.

Lithuanian Radisson deploys digital signage for EU events

The Radisson BLU Hotel Lietuva in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius deployed digital signage solutions to upgrade the customer experience when it hosted events as part of the Lithuanian presidency of the European Union council, according to an announcement from...

San Francisco Airport shows some digital signage Moxie

San Francisco International Airport, which services more than 41 million domestic and international passengers annually, has deployed Omnivex Moxie to create interactive wayfinding stations in its newly renovated Boarding Area E, according to an announcement today from digital signage software...

London's King's Cross railway station deploys virtual assistant 'Louise'

Tensator, a provider of passenger journey management solutions, said it is helping to improve traveler safety at King's Cross Rail Station in London with the introduction of its Virtual Assistant. The Tensator Virtual Assistant uses digital signage projection technology to...

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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.