BroadSign inks digital signage content deal with France's BlueFox SA

BroadSign inks digital signage content deal with France's BlueFox SA
Cloud-based digital signage software provider BroadSign International LLC today announced a content partnership with BlueFox SA. Headquartered in France, BlueFox provides rights-cleared premium content for digital out-of-home and digital place-based …
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IBASE Launches Digital Out-of-Home Sunlight-Readable Panel PC
… resisting dust and fluid intrusion. According to the company, the IBASE IDOOH-210 system is ideal for this and other harsh and outdoor kiosk applications such as digital signage, ticketing and vending machines. Based on IBASE-owned thermal …
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Elo expands zero-bezel touch technology portfolio for digital signage and kiosks

Elo expands zero-bezel touch technology portfolio for digital signage and kiosks
Elo Touch Solutions, a portfolio company of The Gores Group that bills itself as "the original inventor of touchscreen technology," today expanded its zero-bezel touch technology portfolio with the IntelliTouch Pro projected capacitive solution …
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ISA works with Chicago to overturn digital sign ban, Part II
The City of Chicago is open for business again for on-premises dynamic digital signage. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently signed a law overturning a nearly yearlong moratorium on new, exterior digital signage on city buildings. The moratorium was …
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Shuttle launches 4K digital signage media player

Shuttle launches 4K digital signage media player
Shuttle Computer Group Inc. today announced its highest-definition digital signage player, the DS81, designed to deliver top-quality advertising, movie trailers and detailed 4K graphics, the company said. "Next-generation 4K displays are here, and the …
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Barco Aims to “Connect the World” at InfoComm 2014
… display intelligence to public agencies on giant video walls, event projectors powered with the latest presentation switchers to wow audiences at live shows and entertainment venues, and interactive signage that engages shoppers in a retail promenade.
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Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip expands new kiosk concept
The new café features the brand's enhanced kiosk concept, including digital menus displayed on four LED screens and an upgraded design that showcases the brand's signature product offerings in a more efficient manner, the company said in a news …
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Simplifying Digital Signage

The digital out of home industry (Dooh) is quagmire of technical expressions, complicated business strategies and hardware challenges often involving multi-discipline teams of software engineers, networking specialists, AV engineers and advertisers.

All this can make embarking in digital signage a complete headache and also invoke large set-up costs, the return on which may never be forthcoming.

And the problem is amplified when you start thinking about outdoor digital signage when the costs of waterproof or outdoor screens are taken into account making it all a highly expensive prospect.

But it doesn’t have to be that way. While many digital signage projects are left to the experts, some users choose to embark on their own – and it is not as hard as you think.

There are many budget options available for digital signage that requires little or no expertise to enable it to function. Digital posters are one such solution. These indoor screens have everything required to run a simple campaign: The screen, digital signage housing, and a media player where content can be uploaded.

These turn-key solutions are easily erected on walls and are ready to upload content and used – pretty much straight out of the box.

Even the heady world of outdoor digital signage can be made simpler. Rather than investing in an expensive outdoor screen, a standard device can be taken outdoors, no matter what the weather, as long as it is well enough protected.

LCD enclosures are commonly used to protect screens from weather and temperature extremes present in outdoor locations. They can house almost any type of standard or commercial screen and keep it protected from almost any conditions: snow, rain, wind, hail and airborne dust are all kept out of the enclosure ensuring the screen can operate without problems.

There is often room for a small PC or media player in these LCD enclosures too so you can keep the content uploading device out of the elements too.

Richard N Williams is a technical author and a specialist in the digital signage industry helping to develop outdoor digital signage and protection for plasmas. Please visit us for more information about LCD Enclosures or other digital signage solutions.

Airmont Road to be closed for July track work

Airmont Road to be closed for July track work
He said to ensure the project got done, the town will cover the police costs related to manning the detours, while the county will provide equipment like electronic message boards. Only emergency vehicles will allowed to use Dunnigan Drive to access …
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Ask George & Chuck: Bankruptcy only buys time, delays creditors
Only an attached, faxed or otherwise complete document including, without limitation, signatures, or DocuSign, or other electronic form of signature acceptable to both parties will create a contract." There is always the possibility that a court might …
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Our View – If you serve on a public board, know the law

Our View – If you serve on a public board, know the law
While the law can sometimes be tricky to understand, the message is clear: Public boards and officials need to do their business in an open setting. Unfortunately, some board members don't always get that message. Recently, two public boards discussed …
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Quick-Learn on Arduino Basics
He's a Certified Electronics Technician with ETA International, and a book author. Wilcher is also familiar to the Design News community as a frequent commenter on the Design News message boards — as Mr. Don. As well as enjoying this quick-learn on …
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Hey Pope Francis, You Have Kids First!
After Pope Francis said recently that pets are no substitute for kids, The Daily Beast's Amanda Marcotte took issue with that message. On CNN, she argued that Francis is …. We'd come to Congo to try to find out more about the developed world's thirst …
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MultiTouch and Bluescape to Provide Interactive Collaborative Workspaces

MultiTouch and Bluescape to Provide Interactive Collaborative Workspaces
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5 for 5: What was trending in digital signage in April?
Gaming, scoring and banking were big in April, as was the latest media player-minus display to hit the digital signage market. What was trending on Digital Signage Today in April? Read on to find out; here are the most-read digital signage stories from …
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StrandVision Digital Signage amps up live Web page capabilities
StrandVision Digital Signage today announced that it is adding a new way to source material for its electronic signage customers. It has developed a method to capture Web page content from the Internet and intranets, automatically format it to …
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