Digital Signage Projects and Case Studies
Our members create incredible work that solve complex problems. The following case studies were submitted by our membership. Click through these projects to see some examples of ways that members innovated solutions for their customers' projects! All members are invited to submit their project for inclusion.
Pala Casino Resort and Spa set out to revamp the way it distributes video content throughout its facility. The casino’s legacy PC-based video multicast solution was limited to 480p content, and a rash of reliability issues was brought about by overheating PCs, dust-clogged fans and pesky Windows errors. Pala Casino chose Red Dot Digital Media to spearhead a massive overhaul of its video network.
Red Dot – a longstanding partner of BrightSign and an advocate of purpose-built video distribution networks – set out to design a custom network comprised of 75 end-points, driven by a constellation of BrightSign media players.
The first phase of the project placed a pair of BrightSign’s media players – an XD1132 and a 4K1142 – in Pala Casino’s DPU room. Sourcing content from an existing bank of servers, BrightSign’s players select and distribute content from an array of 17 custom-designed video channels. The BrightSign 4K1142 pulls content from a selection of cable boxes and other sources, and outputs the content over HDMI to the XD1132, which in turn distributes to players at the end-point displays.
The Rent-A-Car Center at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas is an off-site facility most commonly accessed by travelers via a large network of free, airport-owned shuttle buses. Each year, more than 7 million people board the buses en-route to their rental cars, or as they return to the airport on their homeward journeys.
Seeking a more effective way to connect with this captive audience for the 10-12 minutes it takes to shuttle between the airport and Rent-A-Car Center, McCarran officials turned to its media partner and agency of record, Lamar Airport Advertising. Working together, Lamar and Social Butterfly World (SBW) developed a plan to outfit the airport’s fleet of 45 busses with a new digital signage “infotainment” network referred to as AVA – Audio Visual Ambassador™.
Vegas EXP is a new 3,200-square-foot retail store located in the Grand Bazaar Shops on the Las Vegas Strip. The store’s self-contained mini-mart sells liquor, wine, beer, tobacco products and snacks, whereas the rest of the store offers a wide assortment of Las Vegas collectibles and apparel. And while Vegas EXP sells much of the merchandise you’d expect to see in a retail establishment on the Strip, what sets the store apart is how it sells to customers.
Vegas EXP is the latest endeavor of longtime Las Vegas retail operator M&K Enterprises. The store represents a new breed of retail establishments abandoning traditional retail methods in favor of digitally enhanced experiential shopping.
A total of 28 screens are located throughout the store, displaying featured products and other promotional content. Behind the scenes, 16 BrightSign HD1023 media players each push content to a pair of dedicated screens via HDMI splitters. This enables Vegas EXP to tailor content based on the screens’ locations to effectively target customers as they browse the store.
Sterling, VA. November 30, 2017 – New Life Christian School, a top parochial school in the St. Louis metro, has selected Mvix to power their campus digital signage network. The network empowers communication with students and parishioners by displaying important announcements, live sermons, event listings, and community photos.
The school started as a ministry of the New Life Pentecostal Church in 1974. Today, New Life Christian School serves over 200 students and continues to excel by leveraging an individualized approach to teaching. This is most apparent in their Ignitia Curriculum at the high school level. The curriculum gives students daily opportunities to explore their own interests outside of a few structured assignments.
This approach has seen NLCS students regularly placed amongst the top in Missouri. Graduates have been awarded scholarships to leading universities such as the University of Missouri and Washington University, and they continue on to serve in the ministry and other professional fields like medicine and finance.
Models Own engage customers and enhance its retail presence by using Signagelive digital signage screens
Models Own is a cosmetics brand that was originally founded in 2008 by Ministry of Sound’s CEO and his brother. The company has historically promoted its product range via “Bottleshop” – style pop ups located on the premises of well-known high street brands, including Boots and Superdrug.
In 2014, Models Own received investment from a Saudi retail empire and has since expanded its core offering to include lip and eye products, as well as associated accessories. Models Own opened its first global flagship store in Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford, East London in late 2016, closely followed by a second store in Trinity Leeds, and is currently Europe’s fastest growing cosmetics brand.
- Upper East Tennessee Human Development Agency (UETHDA) needed to quickly share information with country residents.
- The boards display real-time information about housing and UETHDA events in 8 community centers.
- Project included Xhibit signage systems, content management software (CMS), content integrations and professional services.
- UETHDA saw a marked increase in community engagement and employee satisfaction.
Upper East Tennessee Human Development Agency (UETHDA), a social services organization serving 22,000
households in Tennessee, has implemented a digital signage network powered by Mvix in 8 counties.
The displays in the 8 Neighborhood Service Centers are empowering residents to build better communities by providing easy access to important information and community resources.
Greater Columbus Convention Centre gets North America’s first LG installed Direct View LED powered by Signagelive
The Greater Columbus Convention Centre are wrapping up a 22-month expansion and renovation project, and it could not be more beautiful, according to Experience Columbus. The $140 million dollar changes include:
- Adding 37,000 square feet of exhibit space
- Upgrading finishes and aesthetics in meeting rooms, ballrooms, and public spaces
- An expansive two level open atrium
- Full exterior renovations including a new 800 space parking garage connected to the convention centre by a covered skybridge
- Displaying more than 150 pieces of local art
The opportunity for digital signage
- Use digital signage to direct, wayfind, and entertain (featuring a Mondrianesque inspired wall with 6 display screens)
- The main digital feature, that you cannot miss, is the 7ft x 60ft digital video wall that greets you in ’The Connector’ which a large corridor that connects the north area of the convention centre to the south.
Redfortress Limited is an IT Systems and Support Provider in Kent. One of our clients, The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury, approached us to replace an older out of date Digital Signage system, that was struggling to cope with the high demand media the theatre wished to display to customers.
The theatre started by replacing 17 older Media players with Chromebox’s loaded with Signagelive software. Recently the theatre has also added an additional 13 22” Samsung integrated screens with Signagelive software.
The 22” screens are located above the door leading to the auditorium and are used to relay important information to customers about the show. Information such as how long the show is, warnings such as strobe lighting, loud bangs or no photography. Also the Marlowe Theatre is already planning the addition of more screens in a new building and on a merchandise stand.
There are other SaaS based digital signage options out there, why did you choose Signagelive?
As an IT systems provider we have worked with many Digital Signage Providers before. Most providers require a certain piece of hardware to run the screens with. Signagelive has many different hardware platforms that can all work within the same system.
We have also worked with many Digital Signage providers that have disappeared leaving clients with old out of date systems, locked in with one piece of hardware and no way to update or future proof the system. When searching for the right solution to the theatre and having spoken to, and then had a demo at the Signagelive head office, we realised Signagelive was a company that cared about their products and showed no signs of disappearing from the market.
- Kings Dominion needed to upgrade their Picnic Pavilion with digital signage to replace electronic reader boards
- The new displays welcome visitors to the pavilion and provide information about current and upcoming events
- Project included 10 Xhibit signage systems, content management software, content integrations and professional services
- Kings Dominion recorded an increase in group sales and noted improved guest satisfaction from park visitors
Kings Dominion, Virginia’s premier amusement park and home to the world’s longest floorless coaster, updated their Picnic Pavilion with digital signage powered by Mvix.
The screens – all of which are networked and remotely controlled – display picnic reservations, directions to the picnic locations, personalized welcome messages for picnic guests, listings of future park events, and promos for park rides and concessions.
Since the mid 90’s, The MTA New York City Transit Customer Service Center (CSC) has served as the centralized location for customers to visit and access information or assistance for all things related to the services that NYC Transit provides.
The NYC Transit CSC is now in its second home, the first being at the agency’s old Jay Street headquarters in Downtown Brooklyn. The entrance, at 3 Stone Street in Lower Manhattan, is around the corner from MTA headquarters and just steps away from Whitehall Street, Bowling Green and South Ferry subway stations and served by several local and express bus routes.
Customers visit the CSC seeking services and information on Reduced-Fare MetroCards, Train Delay Verifications, lost and stolen MetroCards, malfunctioning and damaged MetroCards and change of address notifications for Reduced-Fare customers.