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DSF Ignite Award Nominations now Being Accepted

The Digital Signage Federation 2020 awards were presented in January 2021. These awards have been renamed The Ignite Awards. Nominations for the awards are now being accepted using the form…

Today’s Industry News

Digital Signage industry news brought to you by the DSF and Digital Signage Pulse

Back to School- an ACE Discussion

How can digital communication solutions help educators create safe learning experiences?

EonDigital Partners with BrightSign to Develop “ExoMetrics Wrist” Contactless Temperature Scre

Los Gatos, CA – August 13, 2020 – BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced that EonDigital, Inc. has incorporated the BrightSign HD1024 media…

DSF Board Member Takes on a New Challenge

DSF Secretary, Ryan Cahoy, takes on a new role at DSF member and venue analytics software company, InReality, which has appointed him Chief Revenue Officer. Read the full press release…

Digital Signage Expo Logo

Launch of a Healthcare Digital Signage Network

2013 DSE Presentation by Shaneeka James

Summer Sale on Online Education

50% off DSF Online Education

The full suite of DSF online education courses is now 50% off.

DSF Meet and Greet in Phoenix is Cancelled

The leadership of the DSF decided to cancel the Phoenix Meet and Greet scheduled for April 29, 2020.  This decision was made due to health concerns and travel restrictions which…

Pearl Media LLC Extends Chelsea Market Engagement

Pearl Media LLC Extends Chelsea Market Engagement- Updates Digital Media Network Contact: Paul J. Fleuranges   (January 15, 2020, Montclair, New Jersey) Pearl Media LLC, an award-winning Out-Of-Home Advertising and…

Making Learning Interactive with Digital Signage

Authored by Rise Vision- DSF Member Are libraries really needed? That’s the question James White, M.Ed asked as he stood at the doorway of their large but unused library space….

Video About Digital Signage in Retail Created by Signagelive

Retailers need to be ahead of the game as they are currently facing many challenges from online and discount retailers. DSF Member, Signagelive, has created a video showing how retail…

Self-service Kiosks – Coming Soon to a Restaurant Near You

An Article by Jeff Hastings, CEO of BrightSign This May we’ll attend the 2019 Restaurant Show in Chicago. We’ve attended the show for many years, during which time we’ve seen…

Campsite’s DOOH platform aims to display the right message to the right audience at the right moment

As more content becomes digitized, a challenge presents itself: How do producers cut through the noise to ensure their content is effectively presented to the right consumer at the right…

Hawaii-based Bright Light Digital leverages digital signage’s growth in restaurant industry

The global digital signage market is expected to exceed more than $27 billion by 2024 and will grow at a CAGR of more than 6.5% in the given forecast period. One…

10net secures two new partnerships to expand services and market reach

Experiential design is what it’s all about these days, as consumers crave more than just one-dimensional information from increasingly ubiquitous screens. 10net uses digital technology to achieve such designs, working…

Almo Professional AV leverages hospitality industry for growth

Almo Professional AV, a commercial audio/visual distributor, recently expanded its headquarters to support its growth. Much of that growth has come from the  hospitality segment. In fact, hospitality has consistently…

Brown Innovations’ directional audio technology adds ‘fuller experience’ to digital signage installations

What if the right digital installation piece was about more than the visuals? What if it incorporated the right sound, too? Chances are, such an installation would be more memorable….

Shikatani Lacroix Design goes for immersive experience in Boston Pizza project

In March, Toronto-based Shikatani Lacroix Design won an APEX Award gold medal for its work on the Boston Pizza Digital Experience project. The company’s work with Boston Pizza began about…

Peerless-AV’s Smart City Kiosk connects cities to citizens, visitors

Peerless-AV’s new Smart City Kiosk has caught the attention of industry peers, winning a Best New Kiosk Award at the Digital Signage Expo in March. The kiosk was developed to…

In digital signage, content relinquishes crown to data

At the Digital Signage Expo in March, Rich Ventura, VP of Strategy for NEC and DSF Chair, noticed an emerging theme that had not existed in previous years. About 70…

Wayfinding enters the world of augmented, virtual reality

We are entering a second iteration of 3D wayfinding thanks to both augmented reality and virtual reality technologies. 22Miles, based in Milpitas, California, has leveraged this trend with its recent introduction of an augmented reality wayfinding mobile app.

Video walls are growing at a 24-percent CAGR.

Ability to attract attention driving staggering growth of video walls

Daniel Griffin, Userful VP of Marketing: ‘As more screens are out there, in order to catch attention and engage an audience, single screens aren’t enough and that has helped drive the huge growth in video walls.”

Interactive touchscreens benefiting from ‘industry tornado’

RealEyes Displays, a company that provides interactive displays for information kiosks, waiting rooms, trade shows and college campuses, doubled in size last year. CEO Alex Bernier attributes this growth to an “industry tornado” that is driving interactive displays into the mainstream.

Projection imaging on the forefront of technology sea changes

Washington, DC-based media production and live events company, Quince Imaging is concluding its 20th year in business with an upgraded corporate headquarters to accommodate its rapidly growing staff and service…

Is cloud vs. on-premise software a debate in digital signage?

The “cloud” was first referenced at a conference in 2006, when Google’s Eric Schmidt referenced his company’s services as belonging “in a cloud somewhere.” Twelve years later, cloud computing has…

From plasma to OLED, keeping up with display technology

The OLED market is expected to grow by 15.2 percent per year for the next six years, reaching close to $49 billion by 2023, from $16.5 billion in 2016. According…

Integrators’ role in digital signage accelerates as technology evolves

As the evolution of digital signage technology continues to accelerate, one group has a particularly strong pulse on the trends coming down the pike to the benefit of end users….

Digital content evolves from multi zones to simple full screen

During the brief arc of digital signage history, something significant happened that is just now having major implications on the way messages are delivered on screens – Yahoo launched (1995)…

IMAX project leverages digital signage throughout VR arcade experience

In August 2016, IMAX started a project that helped thrust virtual reality into the mainstream – the IMAX VR arcade. Mashable described it as an experience that is “indistinguishable from a…

TechLink Services fills services void for digital signage customers with project management, training

Digital signage has grown at such a swift pace that the industry has had a challenging time defining any true standards. This was admittedly a frustration for many attendees at…

Captive audience, emergency messaging spark digital signage growth in higher ed

Higher education is one of the fastest growing sectors in digital signage – a recent study from Russell Reynolds Associates found that 73 percent of educational institutions see digital signage…

As content becomes king in digital signage, aggregation provides advantage

The digital signage industry has matured well beyond the “just having the technology” phase and is now solidly in the “content is king” phase. Customers have come to expect digital…

Video walls are now applied more effectively - not just to grab consumers' attention, but to engage them and capture their interests.

Baanto’s new Modular Touch System underscores larger trend in digital signage

Baanto’s Modular Touch System was one of the new products featured at this year’s Digital Signage Expo. The system uses patented ShadowSense technology to allow frames of any size to…

Millennial consumers driving interactivity technology

Digital signage is entering a new phase of interactivity, driven largely by digital-native millennials. It is familiar to them, mostly because of their prolific use of mobile technology. “Interactivity is…

Keywest Technology execs: Digital signage users now more educated, purposeful

Matt Weiss, an account executive at Keywest Technologies, recalls the first few years he and his colleagues attended the Digital Signage Expo when the show was relatively new (the first…

An Enplug digital screen welcomes employees at Meltwater's HQ.

Digital signage expanding into new verticals, international markets

The application of digital signage on billboards, in casinos or as the driver of a breakfast menu isn’t new. Though those verticals are still experiencing staggering growth, digital signage is…

Projection mapping can change or build an environment.

Keeping up with new technologies and predictions

There were a number of new technologies on display at the recent Digital Signage Expo, from wearables and holograms to direct view LED displays.

Stephanie Gutnik, director of Business Development at BroadSign International.

How to survive the digital signage shakeout

The growth of digital signage from a “practice” to an “industry” is welcome news for anyone with skin in the game. But it also means the inevitable shakeout is looming…

Why DOOH Global Council makes sense for the DSF right now

Last week, the Digital Signage Federation announced the establishment of the Digital Signage Federation Global Digital Out-of-Home Council, an affiliate organization created specifically to support companies at the intersection of…

Digital signage has grown from practice to industry, many executives say.

Digital signage matures from a ‘practice’ to an ‘industry’

Randy Dearborn has been working with digital signage for 25 years, spending 23 of those at MGM Resorts International. He recalls the original screens that featured a VCR loop repeated…

Figuring out how to apply "Big Data" is a top priority for many digital signage executives.

Digital signage ‘on the cusp’ of proving out value thanks to analytics

As the Digital Signage Federation (DSF) prepares for the 13th Digital Signage Expo, a handful of executives are expressing more excitement about the industry than ever. The impetus for their enthusiasm comes…

DSF Members Receive Discounts and Special Benefits at the DSE

The Digital Signage Expo (DSE) is being held March 28-31, 2017 in Las Vegas.  The DSE is the official trade show of the Digital Signage Federation (DSF).  As the official show of the…

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DSF Ignite Award Nominations now Being Accepted

The Digital Signage Federation 2020 awards were presented in January 2021. These awards have been renamed The Ignite Awards. Nominations for the awards are now being accepted using the form…

Today’s Industry News

Digital Signage industry news brought to you by the DSF and Digital Signage Pulse

Back to School- an ACE Discussion

How can digital communication solutions help educators create safe learning experiences?

EonDigital Partners with BrightSign to Develop “ExoMetrics Wrist” Contactless Temperature Scre

Los Gatos, CA – August 13, 2020 – BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced that EonDigital, Inc. has incorporated the BrightSign HD1024 media…

DSF Board Member Takes on a New Challenge

DSF Secretary, Ryan Cahoy, takes on a new role at DSF member and venue analytics software company, InReality, which has appointed him Chief Revenue Officer. Read the full press release…

Digital Signage Expo Logo

Launch of a Healthcare Digital Signage Network

2013 DSE Presentation by Shaneeka James

Summer Sale on Online Education

50% off DSF Online Education

The full suite of DSF online education courses is now 50% off.

DSF Meet and Greet in Phoenix is Cancelled

The leadership of the DSF decided to cancel the Phoenix Meet and Greet scheduled for April 29, 2020.  This decision was made due to health concerns and travel restrictions which…

Pearl Media LLC Extends Chelsea Market Engagement

Pearl Media LLC Extends Chelsea Market Engagement- Updates Digital Media Network Contact: Paul J. Fleuranges   (January 15, 2020, Montclair, New Jersey) Pearl Media LLC, an award-winning Out-Of-Home Advertising and…

Making Learning Interactive with Digital Signage

Authored by Rise Vision- DSF Member Are libraries really needed? That’s the question James White, M.Ed asked as he stood at the doorway of their large but unused library space….

Video About Digital Signage in Retail Created by Signagelive

Retailers need to be ahead of the game as they are currently facing many challenges from online and discount retailers. DSF Member, Signagelive, has created a video showing how retail…

Self-service Kiosks – Coming Soon to a Restaurant Near You

An Article by Jeff Hastings, CEO of BrightSign This May we’ll attend the 2019 Restaurant Show in Chicago. We’ve attended the show for many years, during which time we’ve seen…

Campsite’s DOOH platform aims to display the right message to the right audience at the right moment

As more content becomes digitized, a challenge presents itself: How do producers cut through the noise to ensure their content is effectively presented to the right consumer at the right…

Hawaii-based Bright Light Digital leverages digital signage’s growth in restaurant industry

The global digital signage market is expected to exceed more than $27 billion by 2024 and will grow at a CAGR of more than 6.5% in the given forecast period. One…

10net secures two new partnerships to expand services and market reach

Experiential design is what it’s all about these days, as consumers crave more than just one-dimensional information from increasingly ubiquitous screens. 10net uses digital technology to achieve such designs, working…

Almo Professional AV leverages hospitality industry for growth

Almo Professional AV, a commercial audio/visual distributor, recently expanded its headquarters to support its growth. Much of that growth has come from the  hospitality segment. In fact, hospitality has consistently…

Brown Innovations’ directional audio technology adds ‘fuller experience’ to digital signage installations

What if the right digital installation piece was about more than the visuals? What if it incorporated the right sound, too? Chances are, such an installation would be more memorable….

Shikatani Lacroix Design goes for immersive experience in Boston Pizza project

In March, Toronto-based Shikatani Lacroix Design won an APEX Award gold medal for its work on the Boston Pizza Digital Experience project. The company’s work with Boston Pizza began about…

Peerless-AV’s Smart City Kiosk connects cities to citizens, visitors

Peerless-AV’s new Smart City Kiosk has caught the attention of industry peers, winning a Best New Kiosk Award at the Digital Signage Expo in March. The kiosk was developed to…

In digital signage, content relinquishes crown to data

At the Digital Signage Expo in March, Rich Ventura, VP of Strategy for NEC and DSF Chair, noticed an emerging theme that had not existed in previous years. About 70…

Wayfinding enters the world of augmented, virtual reality

We are entering a second iteration of 3D wayfinding thanks to both augmented reality and virtual reality technologies. 22Miles, based in Milpitas, California, has leveraged this trend with its recent introduction of an augmented reality wayfinding mobile app.

Video walls are growing at a 24-percent CAGR.

Ability to attract attention driving staggering growth of video walls

Daniel Griffin, Userful VP of Marketing: ‘As more screens are out there, in order to catch attention and engage an audience, single screens aren’t enough and that has helped drive the huge growth in video walls.”

Interactive touchscreens benefiting from ‘industry tornado’

RealEyes Displays, a company that provides interactive displays for information kiosks, waiting rooms, trade shows and college campuses, doubled in size last year. CEO Alex Bernier attributes this growth to an “industry tornado” that is driving interactive displays into the mainstream.

Projection imaging on the forefront of technology sea changes

Washington, DC-based media production and live events company, Quince Imaging is concluding its 20th year in business with an upgraded corporate headquarters to accommodate its rapidly growing staff and service…

Is cloud vs. on-premise software a debate in digital signage?

The “cloud” was first referenced at a conference in 2006, when Google’s Eric Schmidt referenced his company’s services as belonging “in a cloud somewhere.” Twelve years later, cloud computing has…

From plasma to OLED, keeping up with display technology

The OLED market is expected to grow by 15.2 percent per year for the next six years, reaching close to $49 billion by 2023, from $16.5 billion in 2016. According…

Integrators’ role in digital signage accelerates as technology evolves

As the evolution of digital signage technology continues to accelerate, one group has a particularly strong pulse on the trends coming down the pike to the benefit of end users….

Digital content evolves from multi zones to simple full screen

During the brief arc of digital signage history, something significant happened that is just now having major implications on the way messages are delivered on screens – Yahoo launched (1995)…

IMAX project leverages digital signage throughout VR arcade experience

In August 2016, IMAX started a project that helped thrust virtual reality into the mainstream – the IMAX VR arcade. Mashable described it as an experience that is “indistinguishable from a…

TechLink Services fills services void for digital signage customers with project management, training

Digital signage has grown at such a swift pace that the industry has had a challenging time defining any true standards. This was admittedly a frustration for many attendees at…

Captive audience, emergency messaging spark digital signage growth in higher ed

Higher education is one of the fastest growing sectors in digital signage – a recent study from Russell Reynolds Associates found that 73 percent of educational institutions see digital signage…

As content becomes king in digital signage, aggregation provides advantage

The digital signage industry has matured well beyond the “just having the technology” phase and is now solidly in the “content is king” phase. Customers have come to expect digital…

Video walls are now applied more effectively - not just to grab consumers' attention, but to engage them and capture their interests.

Baanto’s new Modular Touch System underscores larger trend in digital signage

Baanto’s Modular Touch System was one of the new products featured at this year’s Digital Signage Expo. The system uses patented ShadowSense technology to allow frames of any size to…

Millennial consumers driving interactivity technology

Digital signage is entering a new phase of interactivity, driven largely by digital-native millennials. It is familiar to them, mostly because of their prolific use of mobile technology. “Interactivity is…

Keywest Technology execs: Digital signage users now more educated, purposeful

Matt Weiss, an account executive at Keywest Technologies, recalls the first few years he and his colleagues attended the Digital Signage Expo when the show was relatively new (the first…

An Enplug digital screen welcomes employees at Meltwater's HQ.

Digital signage expanding into new verticals, international markets

The application of digital signage on billboards, in casinos or as the driver of a breakfast menu isn’t new. Though those verticals are still experiencing staggering growth, digital signage is…

Projection mapping can change or build an environment.

Keeping up with new technologies and predictions

There were a number of new technologies on display at the recent Digital Signage Expo, from wearables and holograms to direct view LED displays.

Stephanie Gutnik, director of Business Development at BroadSign International.

How to survive the digital signage shakeout

The growth of digital signage from a “practice” to an “industry” is welcome news for anyone with skin in the game. But it also means the inevitable shakeout is looming…

Why DOOH Global Council makes sense for the DSF right now

Last week, the Digital Signage Federation announced the establishment of the Digital Signage Federation Global Digital Out-of-Home Council, an affiliate organization created specifically to support companies at the intersection of…

Digital signage has grown from practice to industry, many executives say.

Digital signage matures from a ‘practice’ to an ‘industry’

Randy Dearborn has been working with digital signage for 25 years, spending 23 of those at MGM Resorts International. He recalls the original screens that featured a VCR loop repeated…

DSF Members Receive Discounts and Special Benefits at the DSE

The Digital Signage Expo (DSE) is being held March 28-31, 2017 in Las Vegas.  The DSE is the official trade show of the Digital Signage Federation (DSF).  As the official show of the…