Social media can easily be incorporated into digital signage. By integrating social media, customers can text and interact with digital signage in ways that can keep them interested and engaged. By building a follower base, businesses and organizations can begin to establish a relationship with their customer. Businesses can build a social media network, increase followers, and keep their audience informed about events. Social media has the ability to help bring together a community. With digital signage, customers can interact with the screen, obtain discounts, and make comments on products that were purchased. Social media increases interaction with the audience, and eventually can help build more revenue for your business.
Your business can build Facebook and Twitter followers by including social media icons on your digital signage display. Social media can also link people to photos, coupons, and other information which will interest the customer. Customers can use Pinterest to post photos, view helpful videos using YouTube, and read news stories on Facebook. Digital signage apps , which display social media content, are also available in UCView’s content store to further help engage the audience. The interaction between social media and digital signage can be very rewarding in the long run as it further ties the relationship between the customer and the organization.
Display inspiring quotes on your digital signage monitor. Along with each inspirational quote depicting happiness and love, customers can view stunning images of nature. Allow for your customers to view images of sparkling lakes, wide blue oceans, rocky canyons, open fields of green grass, and more. This digital signage content functions as a slide show, depicting tranquil images and messages which provides a soothing atmosphere for your customers to view. Select from different categories such as art, inspiration, life, philosophy, religion, truth, and wisdom. This free digital signage app can also transition from the right, left, up, and down. You may also enter the interval period for each quote to appear. As it evokes a relaxing environment, this app is ideal for customers standing in long lines or sitting in the waiting room.
Yahoo news in Canada provides the latest news stories for your audience. View many different headline stories from places such as Ontario, Quebec, British Colombia, Prairie province, and Atlantic territories. You may even select from a wide variety of categories such as politics, business, economy, earnings, stock market, and tax news. You can have the option of displaying from a variety of background and text colors. This app is ideal for financial, corporate, educational settings, and more. This free digital signage app provides your customers with appealing headline news stories to keep your audience updated at all hours.
UCView feature which allows Video on Demand capability. Combining digital signage with handheld devices, VOD allows for stored content to be displayed on a digital signage monitor. This feature allows for network operators to access ads, apps, and other content which have been stored in their library. Customers can use a mobile device to obtain content, schedules, employee training videos, and more with a touch of a button. Using just a handheld device, the Video on Demand feature allows for updates to be added in just seconds!
A sleek new weather app was released in our content store for free! This new design provides the five day weather forecast, which will keep you prepared for any type of weather circumstances. This Weather Picture app appears on the bottom of the screen, allowing you to display other content above. This widget differs from others as it shows viewers both Fahrenheit and Celsius. Is your city experiencing an especially windy or humid day? This app can show you how many kilometers per hour the wind is blowing and the humidity of your city. If you would like to view the weather in other cities, simply type in a zip code. The background can also be formatted to fit the weather of the day. This Weather Picture widget will prepare you for any weather concerns your city will face.
Our development team just released the new store design. Our Content store is booming, we have so many apps and amazing content in the pipeline. Some of the apps we release are in the content store show case, you can check it out any time at http://www.ucview.com/content-store/ To use our free digital signage content ...Just log in click install and Enjoy
Checking out current temperatures and staying informed of inclement weather has never been more fun or easy with Weather Map Widget. Perfect for your digital signage main media section, you’ll love designing daily forecast Map with this innovative tool. The Weather Map features customized content like Map view with weather stations, wind and temperature, select between Map, Terrain, Satellite or Hybrid map and more.
Tap into the full power of UCView with content apps
For the first time, resellers using UCView SaaS - the Software as a Service solution for small and emerging digital signage network - can access many apps that enhance their displays. Digital signage Resellers like you choose UCView SaaS because you want the versatility and flexibility of the UCView platform without the need to host your own digital signage server or work maintain the environment. In other words, you want the flexibility, simplicity, and confidence provided by UCView in the cloud.
The New UCView SaaS delivers on these key benefits:
Flexibility: UCView Digital Signage Content Store enables you to customize and enhance every area of your display, integrate with other digital signage content providers, setup organization department and users, schedule and distribute your content securely and more.
Simplicity: The new UCView software enables you to activate many of these digital signage content apps with just a few clicks.
Confidence: “Trusted digital signage content apps” let you know that UCView has reviewed the apps and found that it meets or exceeds specifications for security and performance, and that the content apps comes from a trusted developer who has agreed to provide regular updates and technical support for the extension.
EZ Event is a Dynamic Digital signage content allows you to modify, maintain and present the details of your next big business or personal event any way you want the fun and easy way with the EZevent digital signage content. The dynamic data integration functionality available through the EZevent App interface provides a powerful tool to create and control all of your event list needs from start to finish. Interface functions include design customization such as adjusting color schemes and themes of the overall presentation applicable to any professional organization or great for personal enjoyment. Additionally, each event keeps up-to-date information that will automatically be swapped out, once expired, for other upcoming events and presentations ensuring accuracy in current messaging.
How you can use EZevent as benefit digital signage content The new and innovative approach to event and presentation planning through the EZevent content offers several benefits that could not be achieved through traditional means via phone or emails. This application offers a revolutionary means of keeping all your event data in one secure place with monitor updates in real time allowing an easy and convenient way for everyone to be up to speed and alerted at the same time. The updates made within the event management system are immediately reflected on your digital signs eliminating communication breakdowns across various channels while ensuring a successful means to communicate will all of your event attendees at multiple locations simultaneously.
UCView Digital Signage Content Store is accessible through our portal or server platform. When a customer logs in to our portal or any UCView Product, they are able to select content from numerous apps in a wide array of categories, preview the content and then publish it. Our content store will provide a powerful tool for network owners and location managers to publish updated dynamic digital signage content to their screen with an ease of mouse click.
QR code abbreviated from Quick Response code, it is a bar code made of a two-dimensional code that is readable by barcode scanner or camera telephones. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background. The QR code can contain information like text, URL, phone number, SMS, or Contact information Vcard.
Today QR codes are used in many digital signage applications as call for action advertising, proof of performance and ROI use. The QR code allows the advertiser to provide the audience with fast access to information, promotion and coupons, without the need to memorize any coupon codes, website or contact information.
Some of the reasons they are more useful than a standard barcode is that they can store much more data, including URL links, geo coordinates, VCard, SMS, etc. Another key feature of QR Codes is that many modern cell phones can scan them. Once it is in your cell phone, it may give you details about that business or promotion.
How can you use QR codes to benefit digital signage?
There are many ways to utilize QR Codes in digital signage; the concept of QR codes in digital signage is to display the QR code on the screen in combination of content or an ad. The audience can scan the QR code from the display to get additional information on content or promotion displayed on the screen. Using this technology you can measure and improve the digital signage ROI.
The success in using QR codes is dependent on some important factors. First and foremost is that you need to have a captive audience and they are close enough to the screen so they will be able to scan the bar code. Second, if you going to have QR codes in your marketing plan for digital signage make sure you keep the content relevant and attractive.
How do I generate QR CODES? There many free or-code generators that can help you generate images of the QR code. You can use these images as an ad and upload them to your digital signage CMS, With UCView as we always promise to make thing simple, you can use our free app QR-Coder from our content store to generate your QR-code directly to your display. Using QR-Coder app you can generate any type of QR code in just seconds. You can publish the QR code as independent ad or as a sync ad related to any ad or content in your playlist, this will allow you to play relevant qr code to the content currently plays on the screen.
Google Maps content is a web mapping service application and technology provided by Google, that powers many map-based services, including the Google Maps website, UCView utilizes their technology to allow users to distribute map and traffic report content to the digital signage displays.
Let’s share something different today, which can be helpful for our digital signage users as well as new UCView customers. Today, this is a release for Twitter widget where the user can share his twitter account through the digital signage screen, to enhance audience experience.
Twitter Widget is an easy-to-use interface menu, through our digital signage platform. The widget allows you to share your twitts live while modifying the look color and animation of the widget. To use the new widget go to UCView store and click install on the widget and you are ready to go. Last but not least, using Twitter widget app is FREE DIGITAL SIGNAGE CONTENT provided by UCView.
UCView App Ustream is the leading live interactive broadcast platform. Anyone with internet connection and a camera can start engaging with their digital signage displays, friends, or fans anytime, anywhere. The app allows you to broadcast a wide variety of content, from high school sporting events to red carpet movie premieres. With just a click of a button you can integrate Ustream to your displays.