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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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, Australia has now installed touchscreen kiosks around caravan parks to deliver information to visitors and give local businesses an opportunity to advertise their products.
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.
The Plattsmouth, Nebraska Board of Education recently voted down a proposal to deploy informational display boards throughout its middle and high schools.
The company has partnered with the Jamaican Tourist Board to deliver a new app that provides information on Jamaican culture and events.
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.
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.'
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.
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.
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
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.
Digital signage company is helping Miami Dade College launch its new animation and gaming complex with information/wayfinding kiosks.
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.
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.
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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.