Digital Menu Boards 101

Digital Menu Boards 101

We've all heard about the promise of digital menu boards. Here are some things to know when it comes to getting the most from a digital menu-board deployment.

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Sponsor: NEC Display Solutions


Infographic: 12 Benefits of Digital Menu Boards

Infographic: 12 Benefits of Digital Menu Boards

A survey of quick-service and fast casual restaurant operators revealed the top benefits they get from digital menu board systems.

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Sponsor: NEC Display Solutions


Webinar: Creating a Memorable Drive-Thru Experience with Digital Signage

Webinar: Creating a Memorable Drive-Thru Experience with Digital Signage

Many quick-service restaurants (QSRs) have been undergoing a digital transformation to incorporate the latest display technology to upsell and drive sales, provide a competitive edge and prepare for upcoming FDA menu-labeling nutrition requirements.

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Sponsor: NEC Display Solutions


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Will digital signage solve McDonald's woes?

Will digital signage solve McDonald's woes?

McDonald's recently did a massive $6B digital signage, kiosk makeover. But will this be enough to solve its woes?

How to design and deploy digital menu boards for your restaurant

How to design and deploy digital menu boards for your restaurant

To design and deploy digital menu boards, you must add one cup of content design, 1 tbsp. of animation, a tsp. of preparation and planning, and a custom enclosure. Much like you would with a roux, you must season your signage for flavor.

McDonald's, bathrooms dominate August 2018 headlines

McDonald's, bathrooms dominate August 2018 headlines

McDonald's digital signage makeover and a digital signage sink solution dominated headlines for August 2018 on Digital Signage Today. The restaurant giant McDonald's recently invested billions of dollars into major technological upgrades with kiosks, digital signage, menu boards and more.

McDonald's invests billions for digital signage, kiosk makeover

McDonald's invests billions for digital signage, kiosk makeover

McDonald's Corporation is spending $6 billion to revamp more than 6,000 stores throughout the U.S. in hopes of transforming itself into an efficiency expert's dream brand. The renovations, which will affect stores in 20 states and the District of Columbia, include kiosk ordering, table service, digital menu boards and mobile pay and pick-up zones.

Taco Bell delivers interactive digital experiences

Taco Bell delivers interactive digital experiences

Taco Bell's digital journey boasts a clever and concise name: All Access. But its definition and reach defy its moniker as it's about giving guests at its 6,875 restaurants an all-access pass to the brand.

Top 5 digital signage stories of first half of 2018

Top 5 digital signage stories of first half of 2018

We have now past the middle point of 2018, and Digital Signage Today has not slowed down its constant stream of content on innovative deployments and trends. Readers earlier this year had their eyes on major trends in advertising, AI, IoT and deployments from major brands including Coca Cola and McDonald's.

ICX Summit exhibitors display tech innovation

ICX Summit exhibitors display tech innovation

One of the highlights of this year's ICX Summit in Dallas was the wealth of innovation on display at the ICX Discovery Zone, where attendees received hands-on demonstrations of customer engagement technology.

Cannabis dispensaries get the munchies with POS-integrated menu boards

Cannabis dispensaries get the munchies with POS-integrated menu boards

Marijuana dispensaries are starting to use digital menu boards in greater numbers. One solution lets them integrate their POS system with menu boards to keep the inventory fresh and inform customers.

Digital signage makes FDA compliance easy

Digital signage makes FDA compliance easy

This May the FDA's long-awaited menu-labeling regulations went into effect, following a one-year reprieve intended to give restauranteurs more time to become compliant. Fortunately for these chains, in-restaurant digital signage dramatically reduces the work required to comply with these new regulations.

3 key digital signage tips for restaurants

3 key digital signage tips for restaurants

Many restaurants are embracing digital signage, whether due to upcoming FDA regulations or a desire to boost customer experience. At the Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit, multiple panels addressed digital signage and how best to utilize it.

FDA regulations open door for menu board innovation

FDA regulations open door for menu board innovation

The FDA recently put its foot down on menu labeling regulations for restaurant chains with 20 or more stores. Although many restaurateurs have dreaded this day, it presents a key opportunity for digital menu board innovation and improving customer experience. It's about transparency.

Dunkin', restaurants share keys to mixing up menu board content

Dunkin', restaurants share keys to mixing up menu board content

Restaurants are deploying menu boards in greater numbers to improve customer experience and change content on the fly. However, it can still be a struggle to keep the menu content fresh to meet customer expectations. A panel at the Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit in Louisville discussed how to mix up the menu.

Fazoli's, restaurants, share ways digital tools transform restaurants

Fazoli's, restaurants, share ways digital tools transform restaurants

Digital signage, online ordering and loyalty apps have all transformed the restaurant vertical in different ways. At a panel entitled, "I'll take digital to go," at the Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit, three panelists addressed a few key ways digital is transforming restaurant operations.

4 tips to make your restaurant ready for the tech revolution

4 tips to make your restaurant ready for the tech revolution

Digital menu boards, kiosks, online ordering and loyalty programs are just a few technologies that are making their debut in restaurants. During a panel at the Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit, panelists discussed how to get your restaurant tech ready.

How Red Robin, Melt Shop conquer tech costs

How Red Robin, Melt Shop conquer tech costs

Spencer Rubin, founder and managing partner, Melt Shop; Carin Stutz, COO and executive vice president Red Robin; and Doug Hogrefe, a partner at 4 Top Hospitality, offered their secrets to conquering operational costs.

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As restaurant operators adapt to changing times, many are turning to digital menu boards as a way to promote their offerings.

Digital menu boards allow restaurant operators to: Incorporate full-motion video into their menu display, instantly update content to account for last-minute product changes, make changes and update prices for a single location or multiple locations, from anywhere in the world.

Visit the NEC company showcase page  to learn how you can take advantage of their full line of digital menu board solutions.


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