The Case for Using Your Own Digital Signage Hardware

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Hardware, Software

I am often surprised by many of the requests we receive. Some asking to make an interactive 3D etc. etc. There is no end to the creative imagination of people. Nothing is more practical, in my opinion, than small businesses looking to save money on the components they secure for their signage systems. That is […]

Digital Signage Displays: Analysis of the Form-Factor

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in Content, Displays, DOOH, Hardware, Industry

The only constant is change. Within any technically-driven business model, change is always rapid. We’re also seeing the rate of change rapidly advance over time as well, making it difficult for the unsophisticated to adapt quickly. Digital signage is such an industry. One area in which digital signage may be seeing a large shift is […]

Digital Chalkboard

Posted by on Oct 15, 2012 in Hardware, Insight

Some of the schools I attended as a kid were so old they had traditional chalkboards. Can you imagine such a thing? Real chalk! Our educational institutions have certainly evolved since them. They went from chalkboards to whiteboards, now many schools have been implementing Smartboards. I am certainly curious to see what the next advancement […]

Electroluminescence: The Non-Digital Lighted Sign That Could

Posted by on Oct 5, 2012 in Advertising, Hardware

Dynamic digital signage is not the only type of signage out there. Sometimes I feel like that’s all we ever talk about here on the digital signage blog. That makes sense, I suppose, given the fact that this is digitalsignage. com. But I would like to consider us a equal-opportunity signage promoter. It is in […]

Denver International Airport’s New Digital-Advertising Deal

Posted by on Jul 23, 2012 in Advertising, Displays, Hardware, Industry

Denver International Airport (DIA) signed a 10-year contract with Clear Channel Airports last month to create the largest digital signage display currently planned for any U.S. airport, a deal that will place DIA at the forefront of digital video advertising.  Designed to serve as a conduit for local Denver tourism promotions, the deal is set […]

New “smart screens” set to replace New York payphones

Posted by on Jul 21, 2012 in Advertising, Displays, Hardware, Industry, Uncategorized

It is amazing to think that an old relic like the pay phone is still in existence.  As surprising as it may be, the City of New York still has around 12,000 of them.  As of May 2012, the city set out with the goal of repurposing them through a pilot program designed to retrofit […]

The World’s First Skype Phonebooth

Posted by on Jul 14, 2012 in Advertising, Displays, Hardware, International

This month the world gets to “reach out and touch someone” through VoIP with what could quite possibly be the very first Skype-based public payphone.  This new “Skype Station,” as it is called by its Estonia-based developer, AdTech, is designed to allow users to make free video calls from various public venues.  It was deployed […]

StrandVision reached five billion of digital signage content pages

Posted by on Jul 11, 2012 in Advertising, Hardware, Software

A whopping five billion digital signage content pages were set on record last July 5 by StrandVision, a milestone reached through customer sites all over the world displaying their own content via various channels. The company announced July 10 that it has served more than five billion pages to its customers because of its growing […]

Dynamic digital signage used an alternative for employee communications

Posted by on Jul 9, 2012 in Hardware, Software

A dynamic digital signage will surely help LAX Avis Rent-A-Car in disseminating information and improve employee communications. The company now uses LG’s award-winning EzSign system, a high-definition display with built-in software used for managing and editing content. The system works like a standard high-definition screen, but it all changes when the custom-made content is displayed. […]

Avatars arriving soon at JFK airport.

Posted by on Jul 9, 2012 in Displays, Hardware, Industry

While nobody expects a hologram in the likes of Princess Leia to show up calling for help, passengers at JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark Liberty airports will soon to be able to seek help themselves from a customer service holograms. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the agency responsible for operating the three […]

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