Why Open Digital Signage Is A Competitive Advantage – Part 2

July 9, 2018 by Jami McGraw

Guest Post: John Wang, IAdea Corporation In Openness as a Competitive Advantage – Part I, published in March 2018, I shared an example of …

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Sony Shipping Six New Signage-Ready 4K Displays Running Android TV

May 14, 2018 by Dave Haynes

Sony continues to seemingly nibble around the edges of the digital signage business – kinda sorta in it, but not in any big or …

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Google Announces Lean Version Of Android To Power “Things” Like Smart Displays

May 8, 2018 by Dave Haynes

Google yesterday announced a new service called Android Things, described as a minimal version of the Android operating system that is widely used in digital …

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NoviSign Adds Sharp SoC Android Displays To Digital Signage Solution Set

May 7, 2018 by Dave Haynes

The Israeli digital signage software shop NoviSign now has its platform and media player running on Sharp’s Open Architecture system-on-chip displays. The company’s online …

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Sharp Broadens Options For Smart Signage With Two New 24/7 Android-based Displays

May 2, 2018 by Dave Haynes

Sharp has expanded the range of 24/7 commercial displays shipping with built-in system on chip media players and Android. The company has added 39.5-inch …

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16:9 Podcasts – Stan Richter On How SignageOS Bridges CMS Platforms With Different Hardware

March 28, 2018 by Dave Haynes

One of the big challenges on the technology side of digital signage is keeping up with all of the emerging hardware and software options …

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Elo Introduces Android 7-based Backpack Appliance To Drive Touchscreens

March 8, 2018 by Dave Haynes

Touchscreen-maker Elo is introducing a hardened Android appliance to drive its range of monitors, for use in applications like interactive digital signage, kiosks and Point …

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Sharp Formally Launches System On Chip And Android Smart Screen Platform For U.S. Market

March 2, 2018 by Dave Haynes

Slightly puzzled by PR today that suggests Sharp is introducing its first smart digital signage solutions, since the company did that more than a year …

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Navori Adds Support For Samsung Tizen SOC Displays; MVIX Now Runs On LG Web OS

January 22, 2018 by Dave Haynes

Many software companies are broadening their use of System On Chip displays, both with Android and on the proprietary versions of Linux run by …

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MediaSignage Debuts $245 All-in Android Tablet For Interactive Digital Signage

November 3, 2017 by Dave Haynes

Lots of digital signage CMS companies have software that will run on a consumer or commercial tablet, or smaller, special-purpose displays, but LA-based software …

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Is Google’s New Android Management API A Big Deal For Digital Signage?

October 23, 2017 by Dave Haynes

Google recently announced an Android Management API, designed for developers who want to integrate Android device and app management capabilities into their customer solutions, …

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New Turnkey Digital Signage Solution Builds Off Open Source Xibo Software

August 2, 2017 by Dave Haynes

Free open source digital signage software options get a lot of reader interest here, but I’ve not seen many commercial companies take open source …

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