OnSign TV Newsletter – June 2017

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OnSign TV Newsletter - June Edition
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Your digital signage network just gets better every month! Get to know the latest features OnSign TV team has just released!

  • New Player Dashboard: Get to know everything that is happening with your players using the new dashboard! Track errors, software updates, connectivity issues and more!
  • Track Content: Do you want to clean up your files, but you fear messing up your signage? Not anymore! Check out exactly where each asset is being used.
New apps: 
  • YouTube videos subtitle: Now you can enable YouTube video subtitles for languages worldwide!
  • Flexitive: OnSign TV has partnered with Flexitive, an amazing cloud tool for creating interactive and animated HTML 5 content. 

Looking for more features?
Take a look at 
OnSign TV Tutorials!
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New Player Dashboard

OnSign TV team is always developing new tools to improve service monitoring and reliability. This month we are introducing a powerful way for tracking all your players in one spot. Take a look at the new dashboard located on the the first tab inside the player's menu.
The dashboard is designed so you can easily filter players, see them in a map and quickly figure out if anything is wrong with your screens.

Highlights:  

  • Pie charts visualization so you can see in real time:
    • Online vs Offline players
    • Number of players in sync vs out of sync
    • OnSign TV Player versions installed on your devices
  • Consolidated players errors and warnings
  • Player location and status in a map
  • List of players with most errors and warning
Learn more about the new dashboard

Track Apps and Files

Are you getting lost with so many files and Apps?
Now you have a simple way to track where each file is being used!
 

Quick tutorial:

  1. Go to Content tab.
  2. Select a media or app.
  3. Click on “Show Usage” on the side panel.
  4. View all instances where the media is displayed. 
Better yet: all info listed is clickable, so you can easily jump into any presented campaign, playlist, or specific player. Check out detailed tutorial. 
 

New Apps

Flexitive

Have you been wondering how to add animation effects into your campaigns? Your search is over!

Flexitive is a powerful HTML5 editor that requires no programing skills. 
Learn how to use Flexitive App

Take a look at other Flexitive creative samples:

Enable YouTube Subtitles
Subtitles are handy when
screens are on mute, or, while presenting foreign language videos.

Enable subtitles on your signage screens!
Just pick a language when setting up YouTube App.


Important note:
  • In case your target language subtitle is not available on the video, the language set as default by the video publisher will be displayed.
 

Brand New Blog!

More than ever we are full steam sharing all we can through OnSign TV blog. Take a look at:

Share your success story!

Every other month we pick an OnSign TV user story to be featured and shared within our community.
 
Let us know if you would like to
share your story too and we will get you a special treat!

6 Reasons Video Walls Are A Smart Investment

Delivering impactful content to the audience is merely one reason why you should be considering to build a video wall! Check out innovative ways companies have been deploying this structure and get ideas for your own project. Read complete article
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OnSign TV Newsletter – May 2017

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OnSign TV Newsletter - May Edition

As we value your freedom of choice, our team is constantly looking and testing new hardware options. This month we are happy to announce the OnSign TV ChromeOS Player!

There are also new platform features:

  • New Calendar App: Connect your screens to your calendar and show holidays' info, staff available at the office today, this week's events, next month activities and much more!
  • Improved playlist: OnSign TV playlist just got an extra boost! If you are not using playlists yet, this is your chance to learn about it! For sure this will make your content management much easier.
Enjoy the reading!

Looking for more features?
Take a look at 
OnSign TV Tutorials!

Chrome OS Player

Now you can install OnSign TV to Chrome OS devices
ChromeOS has been designed by Google offering interesting and affordable hardware choices for powering your Digital Signage screens!


Why should I use Chrome? 

  • Ease of use. Chrome focus on web-apps avoiding the usual complexity seen on other operating systems.
  • Robust hardware: Build by reputable manufacturers like Asus, Acer, AOpen and HP, delivering good performance for the money!
  • Easy install: With several hardware choices, you can select from a tiny USB powered stick format, or a small box with a bundled mounting bracket making it easy to attach and hide the box on the back the screen.
  • Easy to buy: No matter if you are buying large or small quantities, ChromeOS hardware is easy to find on any major retailer.
See ChromeBox hardware options

Calendar App

Following the recent release of the Meeting Room App we are now launching a Calendar App. Use the Calendar app for displaying events, activities, holidays, birthdays, reminders, staff on duty... There are several use cases! Check out this blog post with many ideas on how to use the Calendar app!
Calendar App features:
  • Display daily, weekly or monthly events
  • Enable rotation to display events according to days or week. 
  • Present up to 16 events in one screen
  • Compatible with Google calendar, Outlook and any other calendar server that supports iCal format
  • Highly customizable, supporting animations, custom image and colors… 
  • Flexible app. Beautiful on fullscreen, but also adapts to portrait and bar formats.

Quick Tutorial

    1. Search for “Calendar” on App Library. 
    2. Add your calendar iCal URL to the app - tutorial Gmail and Outlook
     3. Adjust display and layout preferences. 
     4. Add the new App to your Campaign and get it published!

New Playlist Features

We have just enhanced and added several new features to Playlist management!
If you don't use playlists yet, don't miss this opportunity of learning about this life changing feature!

What is a playlist?

Very similar to your personal music playlist, this feature lets you gather, sort and organize several campaigns into a list. You can publish them anytime, all at once to one or multiple players.
Check out how to create playlists.

New features

  • Find campaigns through folders or use the search box
  • Highlight same category campaigns featured on the playlist
  • Apply playback restriction to multiple instances of the same campaign
  • Remove all campaign copies from playlist loop at once
  • Enable “Distribute by category” to sort out campaigns automatically
  • Shortcut to clone campaigns

Blog

Philips launches 10 inches Android Display

If you are looking for a tablet format, turn-key solution for your digital signage business, you’d better check out the new 10BDLl3051T. Featuring PoE and an integrated mounting bracket, it is a great solution for corporate environments and room booking management applications. Check out more specifications.

Don’t miss London Digital Signage Week 2017

One of the greatest event on Digital Signage is going to take place in London from May 8th to 12th. Take a look on 11 facts about the event and get yourself ready for the London Digital Signage Week 2017. Know more about LDSW2017.

Digital Signage Trends

Get to know the latest trends for propelling additional growth to your digital signage business! Read complete article
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OnSign TV Newsletter – DSE 2017

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LG webOS - DSE 2017 Invitation
Ready for some exciting news!

OnSign TV is proud and happy to announce adding yet another great hardware option to power your signage screens!
Now OnSign TV can also be installed into 
LG webOS professional Screens!

Click here to learn more

OnSign TV at DSE Las Vegas


Are you also coming to DSE in Vegas?
Our team will be at DSE presenting OnSign TV together with Philips at booth #922. Send us a message or reply to this email so we can schedule a meeting!
 
See you soon!
 
OnSign TV Team
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OnSign TV Newsletter – March 2017

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OnSign TV Newsletter - March Edition

That’s right! This month we are adding THREE new apps! Take a look at it and amaze your audience! 
 

  • Quiz and Trivia: Are you looking for a way of entertaining your audience without putting much effort into content creation? This is the app you need! Display questions and answers from several categories and have fun!
  • Creative RSS: With an ultra-modern look, this App will give a new life to your RSS feeds. Featuring cool animations and other effects, the App adapts nicely to any screen area and offers several other customization options.
  • New Weather Forecast: This new App now offers several themes so you can make your screens look great even on the worst rainy days!
 

Enjoy it!


Looking for more features?
Take a look at 
OnSign TV Tutorials!

Quiz and Trivia App

WARNING: "OnSign TV alerts that this app is not suited for offices, as your employees will get distracted more often than usual".

Joking apart, this app is super addicting! During its development and testing, we caught our team several times standing in front of the screen guessing the right answer. 
This App features hundreds of questions in 22 categories, ranging from general interest, like music, movies and arts, to more specific subjects such as geography, history, and mathematics! No matter how long your audience spends in the waiting room, the Quiz and Trivia App can make it feel much shorter. Learn how to set up your Quiz and Trivia App

RSS Creative App 

This App is a gust of freshness on your signage. It has a sophisticated layout featuring a background image with the title highlighted on an animated box. It is highly flexible adapting to any screen layout including portrait zones.
Read the complete tutorial on how to configure RSS apps and pick some great feed options from this blog article !

Weather Forecast

This new weather forecast features five different layout options! Preset the App as you are used to do with any Weather Forecast App and choose the design that best fits your screens.
Check out how to set the Weather Forecast App according to your region!

Blog

Great RSS feeds you shouldn't miss!

RSS Apps are not meant to only display news! Try augmenting your RSS feed with your favorite blogs in a simple fashion. If your target blog is powered by WordPress, like 70% of the internet, this will make your job even easier!
We have compiled a list of amazing blogs and RSS feeds categorized by different industries such as travel, finance, hospitality... Read the article here
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OnSign TV Newsletter – February 2017

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OnSign TV Newsletter - February 2017

Next Monday morning, OnSign TV will be changing for the better!

Take a look now and get ready for exciting new features that are about to come:

  • Improved content organization - Now both Apps and Files are gathered in a single point called "Content". This means you can easily organize your configured Apps within folders, move them around, copy them and much more.
  • New timeline - Check out the way more powerful timeline editing page. Now layouts can be named and searched. You can create flexible duration timelines, meaning it will auto adjust to the media length you drag into it.
  • Mobile friendly OnSign TV portal - Now all portal is really mobile friendly so  you can create, edit and publish content on the go!
Looking for more?
Take a look at 
OnSign TV Tutorials!

New "Content" Menu

The "old" Files and App tabs on the top menu are going away for good, and we welcome the new "Content" menu option
Now Apps can be organized just like files and will be stored under the content menu. You can also take advantage of folders and easily duplicate configured Apps.
At start, all pre-configured Apps will be stored under the Apps folder, but feel free to move them around at your own convenience!


 

New App Configuration Screen

Try adding a new App and you will see the App configuration screen is also changed:
  • Now categories are on top, giving you more space to browse Apps
  • Use the new filter box to quickly find what you need. Try typing in RSS and immediately all RSS Apps will be listed.

All New Timeline

 
Without a doubt, this section is the one with more changes (all for good)!
New Layout Management
If you love creating several unique layouts to arrange your signage content, this new feature will come in handy! Now you can name layouts and search them.
You can also look for layouts based on orientation, resolution and number of screen divisions!
Improved and Mobile Friendly Timeline
  • Now you just need hover the mouse cursor over the screen zone icons on the left to check its resolution.
  • Click over the screen zone thumbnail to mute the audio for this track.
  • Select a timeline item to edit and you will see an arrow at each side. Use these arrows to edit previous, or next timeline item.
  • Now, besides setting campaign duration manually, you can also set the “Automatic duration”. The track will then be auto adjusted to the exact size of the contents you drag into it. 

All Medias and Apps in one place

 
Just like the new Content Menu, now Apps and Files are together under the folders presented below the timeline. 
  • Choose between list or icon visualization.
  • Click on the buttons on the header to create apps, composition and upload files.
  • Use the search box to look for specific items
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