Queue Management Software with FasterQ

Posted by on Apr 28, 2015 in Insight

We’ve officially released FasterQ, our queue management software solution. You can learn about the features by watching the video tutorial or checking out the open source code which you can fork on Github. As part of the open source StudioLite, FasterQ allows venues to manage customers, clients or groups in queue. Individuals can be added […]

FasterQ and Our Open SDK

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in Company News, Content, Insight, Interactive, Retail

I’m always a bit amused by some of the press from companies in the industry touting “first to market interactive digital signage” or “industry leader in digital signage and social media integration” or [insert your own buzz here]. When there’s no liability or fact checking, it makes such PR sound more compelling than it should […]

Latest 2015 Product Roadmap

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Features, Hardware, Interactive

2015 is shaping up to be another great year. I recognize it’s been a while since we last posted to the blog, but we’ve been extremely busy on several feature and product additions. In addition, we’ve been working directly with clients on some fairly interesting projects at the close of 2014 and on in to […]

Why The Ancillary and Non-Sexy in Digital Signage Deserve More Attention

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Advertising, Insight

Investors simply love cash-on-cash recurring revenue. Virtual products with no need to ship, install or provide long-term, meaningful support for–that’s the ideal business model. This is one of the very reasons Google has determined to move away from a hardware strategy altogether. Contrast that with the high margins gleaned from Apple upfront hardware purchases and […]

Sinking Ships: How Failing (and Nearly Failing) Providers Have Helped to Spur Our Recent Growth

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in DOOH, Industry, Insight
Sinking Ships: How Failing (and Nearly Failing) Providers Have Helped to Spur Our Recent Growth

The niche of digital signage has seen a number of casualties in the last few months, none of which bodes well for the industry at large, but which is expected for an industry bred out of technology. Low barriers to entry, ease of scalability and free software solutions make it difficult to compete in an […]

Why Too Many Digital Signage Networks Fail — And What to Do About it

Posted by on Aug 11, 2014 in Advertising, Content, Insight, Pontifications
Why Too Many Digital Signage Networks Fail — And What to Do About it

The difference between success and failure in nearly anything is measured in that small incremental increase on the margin. The marginal difference is what often separates the brilliant scholar and the talented athlete from the nobody. It’s arguably one of the reasons Lebron James gets paid more, why an inch in your height accounts for roughly […]

Breaking the Network Size Threshold

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Advertising, DOOH

In business, the bigger you are, the easier it is to get what you want. It’s true for just about everything, including this market. The more revenue, connected players and overall market penetration you have, the more likely you are to get what you want when you call up other potentially interested clients. You may […]

Is there any thought leadership left?

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in Blogger, Insight, Pontifications, Software
Is there any thought leadership left?

When you’ve been in an industry for several years, you notice a growing trend: much of what is written is regurgitated. That is, there are plenty of industry blogs where people like to share their opinion. Some have been around the better part of a decade, while others are flash-in-the-pan and offer little in terms […]

When Media Players Won’t Matter

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Insight, Players, Software
When Media Players Won’t Matter

Since our product is free, our media players still make up a good portion of our revenue, but the trend where hardware is the strategy may have already crested. We’re starting to prepare for a day when the digital signage media players we promote and sell will be all but obsolete, replaced by something off-the-shelf, […]

Making the Transition From the Mainstream & Into the Enterprise

We cut our teeth on marketing simple, affordable but wildly feature-rich digital signage to the masses. That remains our core focus. We’re dedicated to that market segment and we hope it never changes. In our view, it is where the majority of revenues in this industry are to be had. It’s also where you get […]