Restaurant Tablet Menus Are Over-hyped

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014 in Digital Menu Boards, Hardware, Insight, Kiosk, Tablets
Restaurant Tablet Menus Are Over-hyped

An old friend of my from my days at HughesNet sent me a link to a news article outlining how tablets used for “digital dining” represent a growing subset of digital signage, self-service and tablet computing for business. I personally think it’s overhyped, misinformed and setup for eventual leapfrog by other technology. Here are a […]

The Signage Savior: Digital Menu Boards

Posted by on Feb 24, 2014 in Digital Menu Boards, Insight
The Signage Savior: Digital Menu Boards

This industry is quite possibly as diverse and ubiquitous as it possibly could be, but without mainstream acceptance of systems, tools and processes software solutions could easily remain a marginalized niche product–not something that is truly integrated into the enterprise software landscape of most companies. Even with its potential widespread penetration, the industry has some […]

Managing Users for Zone and Scene Restrictions

Managing Users for Zone and Scene Restrictions

From a recent user: I have a quote request from a major hotel chain launching a digital signage network. They would like to restrict control on specific screen zones for each hotel manager. They want to control the bulk of the screens content, but would like the hotel manager to have access to a specific […]

Society’s Growing Digital Signage Expectations

Society’s Growing Digital Signage Expectations

As we’ve discussed in recent blogs, digital signage technology has changed greatly in the last decade. As technology improves and advances, and more and more companies, businesses, and organizations use and take advantage of it in marketing strategies, content management, and to enrich user experiences, we’ve only begun to see digital signage appear and improve […]

Why Restaurants Shouldn’t Operate Without Digital Signage

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 in Digital Menu Boards, Industry, Menus

Digital signage technology is becoming more and more popular today in our digital society. While it is still somewhat of a new concept, and we’ve only begun to see how it can benefit businesses, it has already provided many businesses with a lot of great benefits. For example, let’s take a look at the restaurant […]

Prediction: Tablet Deployments Will Overtake Traditional Signage

Posted by on Nov 18, 2013 in Digital Menu Boards, Displays, Tablets

Traditionally, digital signage has been just that–traditional. A typical deployment would include a standard sign player (some external PC) an LCD screen, internet and some slammin’ content. Fortunately or unfortunately–as the case may be–there are shifts afoot that I predict will end up changing the digital signage industry into something a bit unrecognizable from its […]

Applications for Digital Menus in Restaurants…And Not…

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 in Digital Menu Boards

There’s a time and a  place for just about everything, including some of the technology we provide. We provided a number of digital signage displays for a prominent American university this last month. In doing so, we were asked a number of questions relative to the appropriateness of using the technology in various settings. And […]

Prediction: Digital Content Will Be the Industry Value-Driver

Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 in Content, Digital Menu Boards

I got off a call this morning with someone looking for some type of digital advertising display for restaurants. After we ran through the pricing for hardware and software, the next question was pretty typical of many we hear: What about the content? Do you guys provide that service or will I have to do […]

Justifications for Tabletop Digital Signage

Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in Digital Menu Boards, Tablets

The original Microsoft Surface–you know, the one with a price point of $10K and a surface area encompassing an entire table–was touted as the next solution for tabletop menus in restaurants, the replacement for touchscreen wayfinding kiosks and a general enterprise solution that could replace or augment staffing in a number of retail environments. Sadly, less-expensive, […]

Pointers for an Effective #digitalmenu Board

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in Advertising, Digital Menu Boards

Your next digital menu board installation should a number of key considerations–which we’ll discuss here in a moment. Prior to, I must say digital menu boards represent one of the largest opportunities in the digital signage and digital out-of-home advertising sectors for a number of reasons. First, the mere size of the restaurant and quick […]

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