What is digital signage ?
Digital signage is a communication tool used to broadcast content (information, images, videos, animated messages, PDF and illustrations) in real time or remotely. It is usually installed in public places, waiting rooms, production sites, shops...
This loop transmission system is transmitted on one or more screens, like a slide show that automatically scrolls your content.
Replacing your paper display, your way of communicating will become much more dynamic, attractive, and interactive. Spreading information to your targets, digital signage will help you to create, strengthen and improve the relationships with your future customers, with up-to-date information.
For digital signage, many other terms are used to designate this technology: digital display, dynamic POP, screen display, dynamic screen, digital media, ...
What do you need for digital signage ?
It is usually a multimedia software able to timely display multiple content (image, video, web pages, PDF) on your screen.
Linutop has developed its own digital signage software to help companies to modernize themselves. This software can be used on PC and on Raspberry Pi. This software is called Linutop Kiosk player. It is integrated in its operating system Linutop OS.
Linutop Kiosk player is represented by its logo : a black arrow surrounded by an orange square.
By combining the Linutop Kiosk player software with the Linutop OS operating system, your digital signage system will work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and its configuration will be simplified.
A free version is downloadable here.
It is a device able to run a software player, it can be integrated in the screen, or an external mini pc - easyer to maintain an cost effective.
Both are fanless, totally quiet and consume very few energy. Indeed, Linutops need 10 times less energy than ordinary PCs to operate and are a professional choice for all day use.
They have several features such as adjusting the display time of each file: photos, videos, web page PDF ...
It is a software able to manage 'playlist' in order program each screen and broadcast content to all the screens automatically.On premise system (Local Server) : Maximum Privacy.
- The SaaS system (Cloud Server) : Maximum Flexibility.
A free trial is available here.