As traditional digital signage is subsumed under the concept of Internet of Things (IoT) in the mind of end-users, the industry must develop solutions with increased awareness of total solution security while still delivering 21st century consumer driven experiences. High profile security events have elevated the importance of device security to the forefront when end-users choose devices. Low power, HTML5 digital signage devices can deliver a simple consumer interface and increased device security with a low total cost of ownership. We will examine these industry trends and give some goal posts to guide product development and solution selection in this changing environment. Continue reading “Navigating the HTML5 Digital Signage Operating System Ecosystem”
One of the most common questions I’m asked by customers about choosing the correct digital signage media player for their application is: “Which media player supports playing 4k content?”. This invariably leads to a host of questions. Almost all of our digital media players support 4k content, however your playback application has the biggest impact on whether or not a player will work in your installation. Using the product selector in tandem with some of the questions below will help you evaluate a 4k media players. Continue reading “Will It Play 4K?”
IoT Security Considerations and Now Micro IoT Player
IoT security has become a discussion point in many organizations after recent reports of compromised IoT devices crippling critical pieces of internet infrastructure via Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks. Recent digital compromises of high profile companies, organizations combined with these DDOS attacks has raised the visibility of IoT/Embedded device security and placed critical questions near the top of any organizations device selection criteria.
Digital Signage Ecosystem
Digital signage is becoming a seamless and ubiquitous part of our physical world in the 21st century. We often consume the information on these displays without realizing exactly what has occurred in public and private spaces. Displays giving us direction, advertisements, ambiance have become a critical way of communicating dynamic information. Continue reading “Intro to Windows IoT Core”