Users and potential users often ask what the real difference is between kiosks and digital signage. This question is a good one, since we are increasingly seeing the lines blur between the two. Many users wonder whether they should pick digital signage or kiosks to boost the customer experience.
Last month, users feasted on stories on McDonald's recent digital signage transformation, interactivity and customer engagement. One story analyzed McDonald's recent major digital signage, kiosk deployment and asked, "Will this solve McDonald's brand image issues?"
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.
With smart city initiatives expanding, city planners are paying more attention to the capabilities of interactive kiosks and digital signage in public spaces, including major transportation hubs. These devices are improving quality of life, but cybersecurity and privacy concerns remain.
One company is putting displays next to toilets, with its blockchain-powered digital signage sink displays.
Before you make the leap into digital signage, you should take into account a few points that will help you start on the right foot out of the gate and ultimately yield the most successful results.
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.
Some thought needs to be put into localizing messages for each specific location. What do these people need to know? What will engage and interest them?
Many companies are beginning to utilize cloud-based content management solutions to manage their digital signage content. In some cases, a cloud-based system can deliver not just better content but also a better customer experience through greater control, dynamic capabilities and easier rollout.
Biometric identification represents one of the most promising technologies for digital signage, self-service kiosks, thanks to the speed by which sensors are able to identify users.
A recent major digital signage acquisition aims to address a key market concern: the need for a one stop digital signage solution.
Customers are commonly frustrated by the sheer number of products available with no real way to compare and contrast them. This is where Digital Signage Today comes in. Digital Signage Today is developing a guide that compares various digital signage software packages. Vendors can get their package featured by taking a survey.
Digital Signage Today wasn't slowed down by any April showers last month, as the top stories examined key trends such as Coca Cola's entry into the digital signage market.
In the digital signage industry, it's easy to get lost in a sea of various displays, software packages and media players. It can all start to blend together after a while. The key is to analyze the underlying trends.
Thanks to the rise of cloud-based digital signage solutions, you now can add "you can deploy digital signs and information" to McNealy's list of what you can do via the cloud. But should you? What are the pros and cons of on-site vs cloud installations?
Artificial intelligence and automation have been breaking into the restaurant industry for a while now. The most common narrative is that AI will eliminate the need for employees as robots take all the jobs away. People rarely discuss how AI will improve our lives.
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.
Can digital signage take on a role to personalize messages or respond to a situation in real-time? Yes, with help from artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning.
Coca Cola is working to bring digital signage to its many suppliers through a mobile app known as Neko, developed with Google. The brand is aiming to get its customers to realize the power of their entire platform.
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.
It's difficult to find the right collaboration software for your business, unless you follow a few key tips.
Content management can be especially challenging, since you need to pick the right system that balances ease of use with strategic depth. That being said, you can make the process a bit easier by knowing your communication goals, developing a strategy to reach your audience and using intelligent tools.
Last month's top features took a peak into the future by predicting the top digital signage trends of 2018.
The blockchain is revolutionizing every industry, and digital signage is no exception.
5G promises to make it easier for businesses to access cloud technology, enabling faster development of both business and consumer services. Most digital kiosks, meanwhile, have yet to move from 3G to 4G networks.
2017 was an innovative year for digital signage, and 2018 promises to have even more going on. Both organizations and the public have embraced the digitalization of…well, everything…and they want more.
The digital signage landscape is always the same, but also changing at the same time. It is absolutely necessary to stay on the cutting edge of digital signage trends to avoid becoming mere 'background noise.'
It can be difficult to save money on digital signage. By following these three tips, you can help ensure the software side of the package doesn't break your budget.
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.
Sometimes you can pick what looks like the solution with the best price, only to realize there are hidden costs involved.
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.
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There's a lot of buzz in the industry about how voice integration in digital signage may be the next big step forward in how signage is used to interface with customers. And while I don't doubt that voice integration will become much more prominent in the years ahead, as an industry we have some interesting challenges to address.
All digital menu boards are not created equal. For this reason, it's essential for restaurants to evaluate their hardware, content and content management options carefully to find the best solution for their needs.
Last month, users gobbled up stories on McDonald's, software, restaurants and digital signage horror stories.
In order to promote a washing machine, Whirlpool teamed up with JCDecaux to craft a hair-raising VR experience that brings the fear to the laundry.
Imagine you ordered the perfect digital signage system, but when it arrives, the team doesn't install it for you. You can avoid this horror story and many other frightening scenarios by following these five tips.
One way retailers are luring in customers to their display or kiosk is by using digital signage attract screens.
Digital signage seems simple, but choosing software can be a challenge. Where do you begin?
Historically, the cost and complexities of digital signage discouraged operators of retail kiosks from investigating its potential benefits. But as digital screens become a more common component of kiosks in other environments, interest in digital signage for retail kiosks is increasing.
As customer demand for sophisticated touch interactivity increases, software and hardware companies working in this field must keep abreast of the technical requirements to support these advanced use cases.
Digital signage isn't just for indoor menus, it is also entering the drive thru. What are the real benefits of digital signage at the drive thru and what are the potential downfalls?
Technology is driving big changes everywhere in our society, including digital signage. Today, digital signage owners can leverage advances in interactive marketing that provide unprecedented ways to personalize advertising messages and tailor them to precisely fit the needs of customers.
The kiosk industry recognizes the benefits biometric technology provides, but manufacturers are looking for improvements in reliability, integration with existing software, cost and user acceptance.
Video walls are designed to create a big impression, so you need to go big with them or go home.
Last month's top stories on Digital Signage Today covered a porn hack, interactivity tactics for retailers and choosing the best manufacturer.
It’s true, the bigger they are, the harder the fall. Kiosk and vending owners and operators know it can be costly and painful when scaling a fleet from hundreds to thousands of machines.
This year's Digital Signage Software Comparison Guide is on the horizon, and there is still time for your company to have its software included in the guide. The survey is live until June 23.
Locker kiosks also called smart lockers are enabling click-and-collect retailers to make inventory more accessible and easier to track.
Readers had their minds in the gutter this month as two stories regarding a pornographic hacking incident at Union Station dominated the top headlines.
The recent hacking of a digital signage kiosk in Union Station to display pornographic videos raised a great deal of concern. Truth be told, unauthorized access of signage networks happens more frequently than you may think, and it's largely due to an unsecure OS.
In the future, digital signage will be smarter, trickier and more personalized, and that's just the beginning.
When a machine sends a heartbeat, it’s sending a message saying, “Hey I’m online, I’m alive.” Measuring heartbeats can not only tell an operator whether a machine is online or offline, but it can also share if it’s in distress. With software at the endpoint, at regular intervals, usually measured in seconds, a heartbeat signal is sent.
A digital signage kiosk at Union Station recently showed porn during rush hour. This event occurred because the operating system was not properly locked down, according to an official.
Commuters at Union Station got a little more than they asked for when a recently installed display began to play porn videos.
After implementing more than 200 networks, we've fallen down a few holes and tripped over some bumps. But you don't have to. Just listen to what we've learned about these five big pitfalls to avoid when implementing and running your digital signage network.
It can be very difficult to design the right content for your displays. There are many factors to consider such as the variations of displays, the resolution and the audience. During a webinar hosted by Omnivex, Suzana Spratley, CEO and founder of Techtap, and Chris Devlin, director of sales, Omnivex, discussed do's and don'ts of content design.
A special report explores the growing interest by restaurants in self order kiosks. While determining return on investment poses challenges, the market is changing and restaurants must consider their options.
As digital signage content management systems have become more versatile, public locations are increasingly finding opportunities to deploy interactive kiosks to display community information and paid advertising. Tourism sites and urban centers in particular are offering highly versatile interactive kiosks.
At 2017's digital signage show, I noticed several trends ranging from mobile interactivity to more advanced touchscreen technology. Let's take a look at some of the biggest digital signage trends, according to industry experts.
We live in an era of instant gratification, but we still rely on the refresh button to show up to date information. Is it time to switch to a stateful system that delivers real-time data?
For companies interested in jumping into the world of video walls, the biggest question they have to address is whether to use LCD or direct view LED displays.
Evolving kiosk technology has accelerated innovation, creating more opportunities for kiosks to facilitate tasks for businesses and organizations. Part 2 in this series explores examples of emerging applications.
Evolving technology and declining costs create opportunities for kiosks to serve more markets. Industry leaders are keeping a close eye on new verticals and applications in existing verticals.
DOOH continues to be a major force in the digital signage space, as innovators continuously craft hyper localized creative campaigns. Digital Signage Today spoke with Rich Ventura regarding key DOOH trends for 2017.
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.
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.
Kiosk industry veteran Steve Latham, who played a key role in the development of the kiosk DVD rental industry, offers his assessment of digital media on kiosks, the impact of IoT technology on kiosks and new use cases for kiosks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Retailers are starting to bridge the gap between physical and digital to create phygital solutions. Two panelists spoke about this development at this year's ICX Summit.
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.
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.
Combining technologies like facial analysis tools and digital displays can enhance consumer experience while upping a brand's profitability and value.
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.
It's time to look back at the most-read articles, news and blog posts on Digital Signage Today from the previous month, recapping the biggest news headlines in July.
As digital out of home media continue to evolve, the role of software is increasingly important. Software is the gateway to processing the mass amounts of data now available to advertisers to shape and direct their messages, providing an unprecedented level of visibility into return on their media dollars.
It's time to look back at the most-read articles, news and blog posts on Digital Signage Today from the previous month, recapping the biggest news headlines in June.
It's frustrating to begin any kind of digital solution installation only to have to start over due to miscommunication, the budget running dry or not having the capacity to handle the technology.
We're so accustomed to interactivity on our phones and tablets that we simply assume all screens will be just as dynamic, and we're surprised when they're not.
Digital signage integrators are setting themselves apart by becoming one-stop hubs for their customers and providing a seamless solution for every type of digital signage installation.
LED signs are more than just a showcase of vibrant, colorful and attention-getting advertising. With software that is intuitive and highly programmable, sign owners can experience message scheduling that can be customized to their daily, or even minute-to-minute needs.
While both the software platform and the software application are crucial to the success of a kiosk or digital signage deployment, it's important to remember the differences between the two and what role each plays.
Here are a few ways kiosk-specific applications help businesses engage with their audience, and in turn, increase ROI.
Businesses across the globe are continuing to invest in digital signage and kiosk technology to personalize customer experiences.
Choosing the right software platform is crucial to a successful kiosk or digital signage deployment. The software platform determines everything from security to monitoring to integration — and ultimately, to user experience.
Why wouldn't you want an entire Windows PC on a tiny stick?
Is the future of traditional sign shops in the face of digital signage bleak or promising? Are there any digital signage opportunities for sign shops in this dynamic signage market that's projected to swell to $20 billion by 2020?
No one wants to use digital signage? How can that be? It's everywhere! Find out how to make end-users want to USE digital signage without having to use digital signage.
Is digital signage yet another in a long line of successful marketing technologies reserved for big businesses and beyond the budget of the SMB crowd? The truth is that a digital signage solution exists for any sized business.
As we turn the page on 2015 and begin to look toward the New Year, let's take one last look back at 2015 — we'll see what experts in the field thought were the top stories of the year in digital signage.
All Android content management systems are not created alike, and it's important to understand the distinctions if you are planning out a digital signage network.
While some are questioning the possible extinction of digital signage media players, this digital signage blogger offers a rebuttal and asks if embedded systems are the ones that should be watching the skies for asteroids.
If you deploy digital signage solution without some planning, you could end up with ignored screens and wasted time. With just a little extra effort, though, your solution can launch out of the gate ready to impress.
Digital signage end-users know that the implementation process can be arduous; it's time to understand why that is and what they can do about it.
Life as a digital signage media player may feel like a vulnerable place right now with System-on-Chip devices maturing on the market and gaining traction every day. But does that mean there's an asteroid headed the media player's way?
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.
Kick back, relax and let automated digital signage content take care of itself, digital signage blogger says.
At this year's international Amdocs OSS Hackathon 2015, digital signage played a key role in unifying a single competition across three continents, keeping competitors from each hackathon site abreast of the competition and allowing them to vote on each other's work.
People are no longer viewers of digital signage, they're participants. The ability of the viewer to self-navigate signage content ensures a highly personalized experience, creating a vital touchpoint between proprietor and customer.
Video walls are becoming increasingly visible, making big statements, capturing attention and promoting brands in eye-catching fashion. Is it time for new approaches to bring simplicity, flexibility and affordability to the video wall market?
Not based on anything other than purely subjective opinions of something's "coolness," here are the best things we saw at this year's show.
What were the hot digital signage trends at this year's Integrated Systems Europe show, and what do they presage for the rest of the year?
There are no easy answers when choosing the right content management system for your digital signage deployment, but there are lot and lots of questions.
For integrators, staging and testing digital signage projects prior to deployment is an important yet often overlooked element of any successful digital signage installation.
President of DSE organizer Exponation gives a look ahead at what to expect at this year's edition of the digital signage industry's signature trade show and expo.
A communications strategy featuring digital signage is helping the YMCA of Greater New York stay fit and healthy.
Digital signage can help answer the value proposition of big data by driving action, sharing information and tearing down silos with data.
A digital signage expert weighs in on the debate over running a system on cloud-based or on-premise software.
A digital signage expert offers his thoughts on the upside of cloud-based digital signage. Does he have a point?
More than a few digital signage installations are either a "train wreck" today or are running "off the rails" on their way into the ditch; what throws them off track?
The largest pro AV show in the world is taking over the Las Vegas Convention Center next week; take a peek at some of the digital signage highlights.
Moving from tellers to sellers, or how digital signage is taking the retail bank branch into the future.
NFC or iBeacon, multitouch or gesture, 4K or transparent screens; which are niche and which will be the new mainstream?
A recent report published by Markets & Markets confirmed yet again how quickly digital signage is growing: 8.94 percent CAGR over the next six years. IHS foresees a similar trend, predicting growth between 4.7 percent and 5.6 percent.
Is the recent spate of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures a sign of things to come in the digital signage industry?
Health care mHealth solutions won't be fully effective until integrated with digital place-based networks, and vice versa.
Inexpensive Chromeboxes geared toward digital signage could be on the way, Intel and Google execs say.
From taxicabs and stores to digital scoreboards and billboards, digital signage is on display from New York to New Jersey.
The quick-service behemoth is expanding its in-store digital signage deployments in restaurants across the U.K.
Take another look at the top articles from November's digital signage news.
Dunkin' Donuts and SXSW headline this year's Customer Engagement Technology World in New York City.
Just a few days ago, Google released the beta version of its new "Web Designer" tool for authoring online ads in HTML5. Like most tools released by Google, it is available free of charge. Our staff gave it a quick spin and it didn't take long before we were able to come up with beautiful graphics enriched with 3D animation.
A digital signage expert offers three key factors to take benefits to the next level and a four-point plan to increase ROI.
The digital signage industry appeared to have woken up suddenly in the past year to embrace Android as if it were the savior for us all. I recently had the chance to join Adrian Cotterill, editor-in-chief of DailyDOOH, at a digital signage seminar with 300-plus attendees.
New digital signage CMS ties into NFC on message-by-message level; will this be the next step in mobile interactivity?
Now that we've identified the Top 6 digital signage mistakes, let's talk about the Top 7 mistakes we see people make after they've bought a digital signage system: Mistake number 1 – Mounting the screens too highNo matter how great...
Digital signage exec offers the six most-common mistakes in digital signage deployments, and how to avoid them.
Intel makes a move on content management systems for digital signage.
Digital signage expert offers advice for avoiding digital signage pitfalls and disasters at this year's InfoComm.
Digital signage is changing the public landscape, and its presence is growing, say InfoComm organizers.
There's a new way to put PowerPoint presentations on digital signage for the simplest deployments.
TV networks and quick-service restaurants have long used dayparting; here's how it can work for digital signage use-cases.
Another global tech brand enters the market; an old mainstay says it's here to stay; and new technology abounds.
Check out the infographic put together by U.K.-based digital signage group Eclipse Digital Media about this year's Integrated Systems Europe show:
The NRF convention, retail's biggest trade show, is next week, and the digital signage industry will be there.
We bring our year in review to a close with a look at the most popular articles on DST in 2012.
Digital signage experts take a look back at the year's top stories and trends.
How the new OS will change the possibilities of kiosks and digital signage.
Burrito chain uses digital signage menu boards to engage customers, reduce perceived wait times.
Digital signage and kiosk leaders address the shift to one show for Customer Engagement Technology World.
Despite the storm damage, next week's show will go on as scheduled, according to organizers.
A 3D digital signage expert details how new chipsets are making advances possible in 3D software.
A longtime digital signage pro takes a look at how smart signs and smartphones work together to make for smart retail.
Digital Signage is interactive, mobile, cloud-ready and video-enabled. In short, it supports most of the major consumer technologies, as well as the majority of the popular online tools.
An expert digital signage consulant talks about the rise of digital menu boards.
A recent DST webinar on DMBs looked at how the new technology can drive higher revenues and efficiencies.
Intel's head of digital signage talks about the company's new evaluation kit and the state of the digital signage industry.
Digital signage covers lots of ice for the NHL's Rangers, from the practice rink to Madison Square Gardens.
LG has inked a deal to offer a turnkey digital signage solution aimed at SMBs in a retail electronics chain.
Digital signage is everywhere. If you left the home today, you probably found yourself within eyeshot of some form of digital signage.
The big daddy of Pro AV shows is set to go at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Q and A session with the head of DOOH for Harris Corp. reveals upbeat take on sale, 'business-as-usual' approach.
One of the most valuable lessons I've learned as a lighting designer is how to be a translator. Lighting is an extremely difficult property to talk about because it's intangible, and as such requires its own special vocabulary.
The tech titan is dropping DOOH; what does it mean for the digital signage industry?
This blog is about fresh perspectives on the digital signage industry and the technology that drives it. I've recently landed at the digital media consulting firm Sensory Interactive after starting my career as a theatrical and architectural lighting designer with a penchant for control systems — and I'll be honest, I am having a blast.
From content awards to taxi-top digital signage, this year's expo runs the gamut to connect brands and consumers.
It wasn't too long ago that traditional AV integrators were called upon to satisfy the majority of video- and audio-related projects. But as digital signage grew and evolved from the simple distribution of broadcast video to software-based data network communications,...
Tech distributor Avnet recently unveiled a digital signage tour and showcase at its Global Solutions Center.
Joseph Grove of Retail Customer Experience discussed the solution with Kaseya's Ray Barber.
Kaseya software allows retailers with numerous point-of-sale solutions, kiosks and digital signs to manage each solution from one place,said Ray Barber of Kaseya, a company demonstrating its solution last week in Chicago at the Ramp conference. Barber chatted about the system with Joseph Grove of RetailCustomerExperience.com.
NCR Retail showcased its new joint effort with Screenreach that merges digital signage and mobility in retail at this year's spring Customer Engagement Technology World show in San Francisco. NCR's Donna Stevens, product line director for self-service kiosk and digital...
At GlobalShop 2012 in Las Vegas, STRATACACHE CEO Chris Riegel demonstrates the company’s new Gesture Interactive digital solution that gives retailers a way to grab the attention of shoppers.
Tom Hernandez, the digital media marketing director for DSA|Phototech, chats about the company's new bundled digital signage solutions designed for easy install in retail environments.
Competition to give college students experience with technologies, like digital signage, they'll see in the job market.
Marketing firm John Ryan recently inked a digital signage deal with BBVA bank. Is it a sign of more bank deployments to come?
For a couple of years now I've been hearing about "digital signage in a box." In other words, an everything-in-one digital signage solution that a neophyte could buy and have up and running in hours. Not only have I been...
State-run transportation system pilots digital signage deployment providing positive revenue stream for the agency.
Digital signage has proven to be one of the most influential, most effective communications tools available for virtually any business or organization — including budget-conscious, small- to medium-sized organizations. That's because digital signage isn't what it used to be — namely, simply video playback.
A QSR's digital signage strategy should include central management and social media components.
Looking at considerations for choosing the right digital signage software.
A digital signage firm is concentrating on real-time visual communications across multiple screens and channels.
Keywest entered the digital signage arena in 2001, and is now creating kiosks.
DST takes a quick look at the concept of wayfinding and the history of wayfinding signage.
See manufacturers of retail solutions talk about Windows Embedded POSReady 7.
Janie Le Litvinoff, GM of Cisco's Digital Media Systems business unit, talks about trends in the marketplace as digital signage grows. The video initially appeard in Litvinoff's Cisco blog.
The digital screenmedia industry should follow Jobs' lead.
A digital signage software provider is marketing digital signage, and itself, with its own YouTube tutorials.
The new full-spectrum solution includes hardware, software and managed services for DOOH networks.
The HumanKiosk company will focus on software and bring in partners for hardware and branding.
A few weeks ago, ABI Research announced that the global market for digital signage will grow from nearly $1.3 billion in 2010 to almost $4.5 billion in 2016. The driving forces behind this growth range from the changes that are...
Tech giant launches new enterprise video delivery system, pushes digital signage applications.
By the time PC-based digital signage users realized that the February 2010 Microsoft security updates were causing their PCs to crash, it was already too late. Their PCs were plagued with the dreaded "blue screen of death" and rolling reboots,...
This is just a taste of some of the digital signage-centric news coming out of this year's InfoComm A/V trade show.
A New Zealand-based DIY mobile marketing firm is targeting DOOH to help its entry into the U.S. market.
RVue's CEO talks about his firm's real-time analytics, and the importance of real-time analytics in DOOH.
Multitouch digital signage "freshens up" the visitor's center at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Digital menu boards deployed at U.K. Burger Kings had contest judges asking 'what took so long?'
Pick your own poison with a mix-and-match approach to kiosk and digital signage software.
The company announces new kiosk and digital signage deployments.
As the digital signage market heats up, it's more important than ever to deliberate carefully and plan ahead.
Seiko's Adam Ortlieb talks about a partnership program that is providing seamless tech integration for end-users.
MediaTile CEO Simon Wilson talks about the new 19-inch HumanKiosk digital signage solution.
BrightSign's open-API media player is being used in an iPad-powered digital signage bundle from AVR.
Omnivex showcased the wayfinding and location-based possibilities of its digital signage software at DSE 2011.
Obscura Digital and Clear Channel Outdoor just wrapped the successful trial of new interactive outdoor digital signage.
Organizations in digital signage are working toward standards for networks, and companies are moving to problem solving for customers.
NV3, which does both digital signage and kiosks, has seen a 300 percent jump in revenues since 2008.
HP continues its move into the digital signage space and strengthens its retail offerings at the BIG Show.
With a successful trial nearly finished, mirror-based digital signage could be headed to a restroom near you.
Digital signage users can empower their networks and save money by leveraging cloud computing.
The Yum! Center IT director talks about the process of planning the facility's digital signage.
An ultramodern, underground museum uses digital signage to show visitors the past of the historic Polish city of Cracow.
The novel approach to the digital signage deployment in a Scottish subway system could provide a new model for integrating digital out-of-home (DOOH) and traditional out-of-home (TOOH) media. It's a project that was nearly three years in the undertaking, but...
The new focus for the new show is a good thing for the digital signage industry, says X2O Media's Jay Martin.
HP has now joined the list of tech giants moving seriously into the digital signage space, and Scala is joining the parade.
The IT director for the new arena gives us a look at the process of installing a state-of-the art digital signage system.
At last week's Shanghai Digital Signage Show, exhibitors said the Chinese digital place-based media market is lacking in software solutions and content providers.
SpinetiX's new HMP100, a solid-state media player with open-standards technology and software included, was named the NEC Best of InfoComm award winner by a panel of independent judges.
A California company says it has perfected a way to keep off-color user-generated content off digital signage displays.
NEC Display Solutions featured its VUKUNET and ADVUKU systems at this year's KioskCom Self Service Expo and The Digital Signage Show in Las Vegas.
Big screens are the new medium of choice to deliver information and improve workflow in hospitals, doctor's offices and other health facilities.
Interactive demo is the manifestation of a partnership between Intel and Microsoft Embedded.
These ambitious change agents look to have a big impact in the next year.
The next year will focus on content, measurement and experience as the industry continues to grow.
Enterprise software solution added to NCR's existing hardware and services business.
Toronto entertainment complex to power content to 320 screens using Omnivex Moxie software.
The MediaTile chairman revisits his predictions from January — most of which have turned out to be correct.
The Las Vegas expo showed that digital media is washing over and around what has been termed digital signage or digital out-of-home.
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Twenty Captial Area Transit buses in Raleigh, N.C., will be fitted with LG screens powered by mobile broadcast units.
The U.K.'s largest digital signage show highlights the latest in video wall technology.
Sofitel London Heathrow is using Connectvision digital signage software to integrate with the hotel's events management system and power its screen network.
Scala, NEC release solutions designed for the small-to-medium business market segment on the first day of Digital Signage Expo.
The TBPAC is the largest performing arts center in the South and is now equipped with 23 Sharp LCDs.
Cord Christensen replaces Rick Engels at the helm, company headquarters moved from Minnesota to Montreal.
The spread of high-speed Internet access means smaller businesses can do bigger things with screen networks.
Annual show adds content and mobile digital signage seminars, continues to grow despite economy.
Device allows video content to be sent to digital signage, desktops and mobile phones via Cisco's Digital Media System.
A visit with Brian Ardinger of Nanonation, who demonstrates the company's use of Apple touchscreen devices as remote controls for digital signage.
Attendees learn about digital signage and ad management solutions.
Companies are investing more as content, interactivity improve.
Subscription-based is a cost solution to expensive licensing.
Scala expands its ad management and launches Scala Canada.
The show is set to attract many global attendees.
Digital signage is a powerful tool for car dealers.
An attorney explores the ramifications of using TV content on digital signs.
Luxury signage network brings information, ads to private air travelers.
Show emphasizes dynamic signage for the first time.
Eyewear provider uses creative digital signage to catch the customer's eye.
A new digital signage focus debuts at the long-running show.
POS data can provide insight into how well digital signage is working.
What every company can learn from Google's best practices.
The software giant sees plenty of room for growth.
Best practices on how to bring your content under control.
The best is yet to come for digital signage and the companies that deploy it.
Dynamic updates, operational efficiency among the benefits.
Hardware issues, cost of ownership factor into decision.
Guidelines on what to look for when shopping for software.
Deployers and vendors upgrade flatscreens with touch.
Advanced tools can measure how well content is working.
Exhibitors ran the gamut from retail to hospitality, hardware to software.
Software giant celebrates a quarter-century in business.
Digital signage takes center stage next month at Navy Pier.
Nikk Smith discusses the keys to successful digital signage content.
Do consumers need interaction in order for the medium to succeed?
Networking giant talks about its appliance, marketing strategy.
Show featured digital signs integrated with kiosks, smart shelves.
Patent application hints at a "real-world AdWords" program.
Content strategy was the primary focus at Las Vegas gathering.
Content management, audience measurement featured at Screen Expo Europe.