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The A to Z of Digital Signage: I is for IP Rating

The A to Z of Digital Signage: I is for IP Rating

If you are looking for a Digital Signage solution that is to be used in an outdoor environment then you will need to consider what IP rating is required.   IP stands for International Protection (or Ingress Protection) and indicates how much protection something has against two external factors – dust and water. For indoor… Read More

The A to Z of Digital Signage: H is for HDMI

The A to Z of Digital Signage: H is for HDMI

HDMI stands for High-Definition Multimedia Interface and is a proprietary audio/video interface for transmitting digital video and audio signal from an HDMI-compliant source device, such as a PC or media player, to a monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device. Over the last decade HDMI has become the biggest digital replacement for analogue… Read More

The A to Z of Digital Signage: G is for GIF

The A to Z of Digital Signage: G is for GIF

Graphics Interchange Format images, better known by their acronym GIF, are a type of media file widely used on the internet. They are usually short animated images and even though GIFs have been around for over 30 years their mainstream popularity have surged in recent years due to the adoption of fast-speed internet, the increasing… Read More

The A to Z of Digital Signage: F is for Freestanding

The A to Z of Digital Signage: F is for Freestanding

Freestanding Digital Signage solutions are defined as not being attached to or supported by another structure, such as a trolley or mount; this covers a host of products which tend to feature larger screens. Over the last decade freestanding Digital Signage has become more and more popular across all the major markets. Freestanding Digital Signage… Read More

The A to Z of Digital Signage: E is for Education

The A to Z of Digital Signage: E is for Education

Digital Signage solutions are becoming more common in schools, colleges, universities and other training based facilities. As well as technology being used as a tool by teachers to assist with the learning of their students, Digital Signage can also be used as a means to disseminate messages to students and visitors. The most well established… Read More

The A to Z of Digital Signage: D is for Digital Menu Boards

The A to Z of Digital Signage: D is for Digital Menu Boards

The Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) market is one of the largest and fasted growing sectors for Digital Signage and makes up about 17% of the overall market share (according to Brawn Consulting). As more of the larger fast food chains, such as McDonalds, KFC and Burger King adopt Digital Menu Boards a distinct trend is… Read More

The A to Z of Digital Signage: C is for CMS (Content Management System)

The A to Z of Digital Signage: C is for CMS (Content Management System)

Surprisingly one extremely important factor for any Digital Signage project is often overlooked; the content. The content itself, as well as how it is deployed to a screen, are important factors to consider when planning any Digital Signage project. The creation of the content can be achieved using various methods depending on budget, resources and… Read More

The A to Z of Digital Signage: B is for Brightness

The A to Z of Digital Signage: B is for Brightness

One important consideration for a lot of Digital Signage projects is the brightness level of the screen you choose. This is one of the most important factors when the screen is going to be subjected to direct sunlight, for example when being used in a window display or in an outdoor environment. Brighter screens are… Read More