2017 Digital Signage Trends

In the past, retail has always been the leader to deploy digital signage. But now on the rise are smart businesses that want high resolution imaging and collaboration tools to transform the work environment.

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Sponsor: LG Electronics USA, Inc.




Media Players Continue to Evolve

The bulky media players of the past are quickly being replaced by small form-factor devices that can be deployed in nearly any environment.

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Sponsor: IBASE Technology USA




Internet + Enterprise = the New ‘Interprise’

Network architecture is leveraging 4G LTE, the cloud and SD-WAN to create a new way of managing the enterprise.

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Sponsor: Cradlepoint


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Top 4 keys to look for in touchscreen software

You can have the newest, most cutting-edge touch screen available, but if you don't have the right software running on it, it's not going to do you or your client much good. It's important to understand, then, what you're looking for in a software package when you're coming up with a touch screen-related campaign.

3 touch table mistakes to avoid

Touch tables are finally reaching mainstream audiences in homes, offices and retail. But there's not a lot of conventional wisdom out there on how it can be used effectively. Let's look at three touch table disasters and how to avoid them.

Multiple digital signage platform cause headaches in higher ed

A common pitfall that we are seeing more colleges and universities run into is having multiple digital signage software platforms deployed simultaneously across campus. It creates a number of problems for IT and marketing staff.

NASA blasts off with touchscreen space simulators

That's no moon, that's a space station simulator. NASA is helping astronauts prep for the first trip to the International Space Station with an interactive touchscreen simulator.

4 Predictions for touchscreen software in 2017

Touchscreens are everywhere, and the technology behind it is continuing to advance. From next-gen haptic touch technology to content delivery software, businesses are consistently developing more advanced tech for touchscreens. Let's take a look at the latest developments.

Content is king

It is very easy to get swept away by digital signage technology and lose sight of the fact that the success of our industry rests on content. As digital signage networks scale in size however, managing content becomes a challenge.

Can the Internet of Things boost customer experience?

The IoT is building up a lot of hype, but it is still unclear how it will improve customer experience. Panelists at the CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit last month discussed where IoT is going and which direction it should take.

The basics of bill payment kiosks

While many businesses are eager to join the self-service movement, there are factors to determine before investing in a self-service payment solution. Below, we've listed the top five questions to ask when considering a bill pay kiosk.

City kiosk security failures have an easy solution

The New York City Wi-Fi kiosks were recently shut down due to users who decided to use the devices for porn viewing. Other public devices have also been the target of hackers. Luckily there is a solution to prevent these issues: kiosk software.

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?

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.

Should you switch to fully digital or combination digital and printed menu boards?

Switching from static menu boards to new digital menu boards is a big step for restaurant operators. Digital menu boards have more components, are more costly and seem more complicated in the beginning than static, printed menu boards, but they add many huge advantages.

The future of DOOH is now: Pairing biometrics with digital signage

Combining technologies like facial analysis tools and digital displays can enhance consumer experience while upping a brand's profitability and value.

Digital signage selling carpet

Allwein Carpet One Floor & Home has a not-so-secret weapon to entice customers to visit its showroom: A new 3-foot-5-inch by 7-foot-3-inch video-quality LED sign.

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Robust digital signage software can manage content and screens, plan distribution based on pre-determined criteria, and intelligently carry out playlists and loops - all while ensuring a vivid, cohesive customer experience.

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