Digital Signage Expo is right around the corner, are you going?

  Spring is Digital Signage Expo time. For me, spring means two things.  It’s almost boating season, and it’s time for the Digital Signage Expo!   While it’s still too early (and cold) to start polishing fiberglass, late March is the perfect time to head down to Las Vegas to catch up on the latest new […]

Should digital signage users be worried about the Meltdown and Spectre flaws?

The new year brought news of two major vulnerabilities that affect a significant number of PCs and devices used in digital signage installations.  The Meltdown and Spectre flaws impact different processors that have been widely used for decades. Should digital signage software users and network operators be worried about Meltdown and Spectre? What do we […]

Adobe Flash is on the way out. Are you ready for it?

Adobe Flash is on the way out and it’s been a long time coming. Flash started out as a popular animated content technology in the early 1990’s and grew into one of the most downloaded web browser plug-ins ever created . I started using the product back when it was first released by a company […]

Out with the old, in with the new!

Updating your digital signage CMS software regularly is important. Here’s why… Not keeping your software updated can bring a false sense of savings, and it’s not worth the trouble. Need convincing? Google “digital signage failure photos” or visit this website. Here are a few things to keep in mind: Security exploits are constantly being released […]

Maximizing your digital signage training investment

Have you ever attended a digital signage training course or webinar and felt it was a waste of time and money?  Here’s why. It starts with the user interface Let’s face it. Software applications can be quite complex and many products require a deep understanding of features hidden inside layers of menus and submenus. When […]

Cloud based or on premise software – which is best?

Most digital signage CMS software on the market is marketed in cloud and on premise versions.  Each type has its pros and cons.  Here are some tips on picking the right one for you. Cloud based CMS Cloud based CMS software has been popular for a while now, and it seems there are new entries […]

Not everyone likes your touchscreen kiosk

Rising minimum wages and shrinking profits have sent quick service restaurants looking for savings. Since labour costs represents such a large chunk of operating expenses, many national QSR chains are are considering interactive ordering kiosks to improve their bottom line.  Kiosk proponents speak about increasing efficiency and reducing ordering errors while some argue this is […]

Business intelligence dashboards are worth looking into

Digital signage applications are constantly evolving, and the latest “hot” trend is business intelligence dashboards (BI).  Companies are constantly looking for better ways to gather and present internal data.  The goal is to deliver useful insights to stakeholders so they can make better decisions. Digital content designers are taking notice.  For example, ConnectedSign recently released a […]

It pays to buy professional content

  Ever wonder why it pays to spend money on professional content?  Read on… There are lots of folks out there investing time and money on digital signage.  Many won’t think twice about spending on displays, software, network cabling…  all the bits and pieces needed to get screens in front of people.  You’d think content […]

Check out the Sixteen:Nine interview of Jerome Moeri, CEO of Navori Labs

Jerome Moeri, CEO of Navori Labs talks about his company, and the future of the digital signage industry. I came across a recent interview of Jerome Moeri, CEO of Navori Labs on David Haynes’ Sixteen:Nine podcast.  In this episode, Mr. Moeri talks about the company’s history and provides some insights into its future.  He also shares […]