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The A to Z of Digital Signage: N is for Network

The A to Z of Digital Signage: N is for Network

Network Digital Signage normally refers to commercial displays, driven by an internal or external media player, that can be updated over the internet remotely; but this type of solution opens up a whole new world of possibilities.   As explored in our previous blog, “What is Digital Signage?”, there are generally two update methods for… Read More

The A to Z of Digital Signage: M is for Monitor

The A to Z of Digital Signage: M is for Monitor

Though we specialise in all-in-one Digital Signage solutions, traditional systems comprise of three elements; a media player, a software package and a commercial monitor. Just like your computer monitor or TV, commercial monitors feature AV inputs, such as HDMI or VGA, allowing you to connect a PC or media player. Even our all-in-one solutions feature… Read More

The A to Z of Digital Signage: L is for LCD

The A to Z of Digital Signage: L is for LCD

Everyone has heard of LCD technology as it is featured in calculators, computer monitors, smartphones and tablets, domestic televisions and most importantly Digital Signage; but what is it?   LCD, which stands for liquid crystal display, is a flat-panel technology that uses the light-modulating properties of liquid crystals. The LCD panel is made up of… Read More

The A to Z of Digital Signage: K is for Kiosk

The A to Z of Digital Signage: K is for Kiosk

When it comes to Digital Signage the term “kiosk” usually describes a freestanding display, which can be a touch screen or a passive non-touch screen, with an integrated PC or media player used for wayfinding, data capture, ordering, advertising or general information dissemination.   Kiosks currently hold the largest market share of the global Digital… Read More

The A to Z of Digital Signage: J is for JPEG

The A to Z of Digital Signage: J is for JPEG

Images and videos are the most common forms of content for Digital Signage and the best image format to use, to achieve the best balance between quality and file size, are JPEG images. JPEG (which stands for “Joint Photographic Experts Group”, the name of the committee that created the standard) is one of the most… Read More

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