D.A. News 6.3.2010
Thursday, June 3, 2010
Chris Sava

Digital signage connecting students and faculty in universities across America.
A Pennsylvania university has installed digital signage that allows departments to distribute custom content to nearby screens. West Chester University (WCU) has also integrated its emergency alert and campus text notification systems into the network's software platform, allowing alerts to override content on all screens in case of emergencies. The network currently includes 22 displays in 13 campus locations, and the project continues to expand. Scala's software is also in use at Utah Valley University in Orem and the University of Florida in Gainesville, among other institutions. Full article here.

10 Ways Digital Signage could benefit your business.
Richard N Williams of Armagard gives us some insight into the importance of digital signage in the business place today. From creating additional revenue by charging advertisers to display on your digital signage to increasing customer impulse at the point of sale, these 10 points are well worth the read.

Digital menu boards interfacing with point of sale systems.
NRA-2010- Jennifer Litz of www.digitalsignagetoday.com speaks with the director of products and training in North America for Micros. Pincelli reiterates the importance of a digitally suave POS company. Micros is staying cutting edge by realizing the benefit of order confirmation screens, paying with a mobile phone application, updating information from a centralized location and the interfacing of digital menu boards with their POS systems through their Simphony software. Micros is using NEC 40" and 42" frame less LED monitors in their digital menu board application. Watch the video and read the full article here.

Ad-funded signage network to be deployed on 4000 buses in Mumbai within 2 years.
Dubbed Visual Interactive Transit Entertainment System, its network features content including live news, horoscopes, Bollywood gossip, trivia, and cooking tips as well as bus information and ads. Complementary material can be downloaded to passengers’ mobile phones via Bluetooth. Full article here.

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