All things digital signage.

Digital Signage in Schools: Sustainability and Content

Posted by Jason Ault on Aug 11, 2015 9:00:00 AM

We’ve talked a bit in past blogs about digital signage in schools and universities, especially in common areas like hallways and lobbies or even outside. Those areas are great for general announcements, such as upcoming sports schedules, choir performances or even wayfinding. Have you given any thought to targeted messaging inside the classrooms? Or taken advantage of the ability we have today of tying into tablets and smartphones?

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Are There Grant Opportunities to Fund Digital Signage for Education?

Posted by Jason Ault on Apr 28, 2015 9:00:00 AM

The short answer is yes, there are grant opportunities for digital signage in education. They are as close as your local Internet. The long answer, however, is yes, there are grant opportunities. You just have to look for them. We have a few simple suggestions to get you started and headed in the right direction. But first there is one grant opportunity we feel you should explore before any others. That is the STEM grant. 

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Digital Signage on K12 Campuses

Posted by Jason Ault on Feb 20, 2015 8:13:08 AM

Digital signage is quickly becoming a big part of educational facilities. The K-12 sector is no exception to this revolution. This exciting media can be customized on a case-by-case basis to fit the needs and requirements of any school. Software is being designed for maximum flexibility and power.  This way IT engineers have a dynamic platform that is perfect for establishing a successful digital signage network. At the same time, even a novice user could easily learn and use software without having to be tech-savvy.

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Two Important Uses for Digital Signage on College Campuses

Posted by Jason Ault on Feb 11, 2015 1:55:15 PM

The millennial generation was raised on digital media.  On college and university campuses the use of digital signage is rapidly becoming the go-to way of communicating with students, staff and teachers on campuses across the country.  Students are very media savvy.

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Using Education Digital Signage to Keep Your School Current

Posted by Jason Ault on Feb 4, 2015 3:25:51 PM

Education Digital Signage is another piece of technology, like mobile devices, that is rapidly beginning to play a vital role in keeping a school current on multiple levels.  Students interact with technology every day, and students are drawn to signage that looks like that technology.

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Digital Signage and Higher Education

Posted by Jason Ault on Jan 27, 2015 10:16:48 AM

A lot of time is devoted to finding ways for University Campuses to efficiently share announcements, directories, activity schedules and more with visitors, faculty, and students. Digital Signage has also become a vital tool for educational facilities to get messages targeted to a specific audience, to specific buildings on campus. These digital media boards are also being used to broadcast updates and emergency notifications to an entire university campus.  Best of all, digital platforms can now be extended to fit any unique situation or need on any given campus.

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A New Way to Build Community Using Education Digital Signage

Posted by Jason Ault on Jan 20, 2015 7:37:07 PM

Developing a sense of community on a high school campus that serves a student population of 1,000 or more is a challenge, to say the least. Yet a failure to develop that community feeling often leaves students feeling unconnected, invisible and even unsafe.

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Education Digital Signage and How to Utilize It

Posted by Jason Ault on Jan 16, 2015 9:40:43 AM

How many high schools have you driven past, and noticed a big sign outside the front entrance with an electronic message on it. Something like, “Have a safe and happy winter break.  See you next year!”

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Topics: Educational Digital Signage