Times are changing and the uses for digital signage extend far beyond just static images on screens. Now organizations have the ability to create interactive and immersive digital experiences that run across multiple devices and integrate new and emerging technologies.
Self-driving cars are rapidly coming to the public's attention, especially due to their potential to dramatically reduce wrecks and improve the overall driving experience. For the digital signage industry, self-driving cars could present a big opportunity for innovative DOOH campaigns.
As self-serve kiosks become more interactive, retailers are finding new opportunities to target digital media messages to consumers and in some cases, reap advertising revenues. Pursuant Health is a key example with its 3,500 health screening kiosks.
Digital signage isn't just for retailers anymore. Now everyone is making use of the technology, including houses of worship. While many churches use displays during worship services, others are beginning to use outdoor displays to showcase their messages.
A sports arena is already an incredibly exciting place. With all that energy, how can digital signage contribute to the fan's excitement and experience? And how can integrators deal with all the issues and challenges that come with digital signage?
Government services do not always have the best reputation, due to poor communication, long wait times and bad customer service. However, government offices can help improve communication, educate users on services and improve customer service with digital signage.
Digital Signage Today readers last year were highly intrigued by OOH trends and an OOH porn incident. Two of the five top read stories for 2017 covered the incident at Union Station in Washington D.C., where a user turned a public display into a very loud pornographic video.
We are nearing the end of 2017, and it has certainly been a crazy year for digital signage, as the industry continually produces better and better hardware and software. Our bloggers on Digital Signage Today had plenty to say about the industry on topics ranging from pricing to future market trends.
EA Games faced a whirlwind of controversy when its fans discovered Darth Vader was a microtransaction in the game, "Star Wars Battlefront 2." This situation offers a key lesson for brands: engage your customers in a conversation before the Death Star blows up.
It wasn't so long ago that even the simplest of targeted digital communication seemed far-fetched to many marketing firms. In recent years, the ability of companies to analyze a customer's interactions with online media and tailor their ad experience based on the results has seen incredible technological leaps, especially with digital signage.
McDonald's transformed three bus shelters in Milan, Italy into interactive stores where customers can order via a touchscreen and have food delivered to them. The QSR did this to promote the launch of its online delivery service, McDelivery, in Italy.