What to Look for in a Pro AV/Digital Signage Distributor

Here, we take a closer look at the ways in which a technology distributor can help you build your business and keep your clients coming back for years to come.

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How Digital Signage Can Change Your Company

Want to know how companies can leverage informative power? Or how VARs can use the intricacies of digital signage to their advantage? Read the infographic to find out.

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Planning Basics and Important Considerations for a Successful Pro AV Installation

This Guide will enable you to understand the trends in the contemporary pro AV landscape. It will also identify potential challenges in a pro AV installation (and how to mitigate them), such as ambiguous client needs and forecasting necessary services.

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5 steps to choosing a digital signage manufacturer

A lot hinges on choosing a digital signage manufacturer to meet your project's goal. Your job is probably one of them, which is why selecting a digital signage provider is the single biggest challenge facing end-users. It's important to keep five steps in mind when selecting a provider.

How to keep your digital signage from being shut down by the FCC

Digital billboards and LED signs are increasingly being targeted by the FCC due to high emissions. The reason for this is due to a flaw in Asian-manufactured displays. You need to have a plan in place to avoid getting targeted by the FCC.

Measuring ROI for digital signage

It can be easy to be dazzled by increasingly advanced displays, but in the end digital signage is a business decision first and foremost. It is key to determine how you are going to measure ROI. Rich Ventura, vice president of business development and solutions at NEC Display Solutions, offered key tactics for determining ROI.

Looking beyond the displays: Digital signage trends, Part 2

Last week, we examined some of the key trends at Digital Signage Expo, ranging from better displays, touchscreen technology trends and the shifting role of digital signage. Now, let's examine a few additional trends related to the various verticals in digital signage and the industry itself.

Improvements in outdoor digital signage, menu boards

There have been several significant improvements recently in outdoor LCD displays used for digital signage and menu boards.

Is outdoor digital signage eco-friendly?

Is digital signage eco-friendly? This is the wrong question to ask. Compared to print-based advertising, outdoor digital signage is much more green. A better question to ask is: Would outdoor digital signage improve upon my current environmental footprint compared to my print advertising methods?

August's Top 5 digital signage headlines

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

Taking a digital signage step forward: One platform can fit all

Franchises across all industries — from restaurants to retail to hospitality — have adopted digital signage to stay current and meet customers' growing digital demands. As brands incorporate digital signage into more of their locations, is it becoming more difficult to manage and control it all?

Promotion and performance: Stories from the digital billboard revolution

For those of us in the digital display business, it's easy to understand why things like dynamic and conditional content are revolutionizing the outdoor advertising industry.

Creating demand: 4 key elements of digital signage content strategy

To create greater demand and generate maximum value from digital signage, businesses need to implement effective content strategies that fully capitalize on the potential of the medium.

Mobile devices, digital signage working together

In the world of digital signage, beacons, facial recognition and audience measurement have become regular vocabulary in our lexicon. But what was once "thought leadership" or a future idea, has since become possible through the tiny computers sitting in our pants pocket.

Digital signage system combats school bullying

There are many moments of blissful childhood joy, but too often there are children who experience more abuse than joy — sometimes at the hands of their schoolmates. One kiosk company has developed technology to help students report violence anonymously and safely before another child is hurt.

Leveraging a 'Pokémon Go' strategy for digital signage sales

Today in business, game theory is often applied as the analysts want to develop a modeled approach that is sure to succeed. Despite all alternative efforts, successful selling is still more like a game.

From kindergarten to college, digital signage is transforming education

There's an old saying that students get what they take from their education. While that is partially true, both K-12 schools and colleges can take many steps to ensure more students are engaged with the curriculum and arm themselves for success in the workforce.

Digital displays bring Prince Henry to life

A Portuguese digital signage and experiential environment company had a challenge when it was asked to create a series of digital artifacts for a new permanent exhibition dedicated to the life of Prince Henry the Navigator of Portugal. How do you present the life of a famous explorer who died centuries ago in a modern, digital format?

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