2 BroadSign International BroadSign Suite SaaS model PC-based The is responsible for their content. BroadSign can only use the content for testing purposes upon s request for investigation. Licensing fee for each running the $1,000 - $2, days BroadSign HQ, Webex, Customer Location OTHER FEATURES:1. Advertising Management Features 2. Template-Based Messaging by Local Manager 3. Open Standard API 4. Interactive / Reactive Triggers 5. Automated Playlist Management 6. Integration with Ad Exchange Platforms 7. Integration with Content Feeds Providers C-nario C-nario Messenger Premisebased installed on PC-based Licensing fee for each running the number of users Training cost depends on the contract terms and the package purchased. We conduct regular C-nario College sessions twice a year to train new & advanced partners 3-4 days Either on the s' site or through the C-nario College (Paris, Israel) OTHER FEATURES:Genuine and original technology innovations, partially patent-pending Comprehensive platform covering the full range of any digital signage from configuration, through content creation and management, to distribution, monitoring and control, finally resulting with C-nario superb visual quality. Multidisplay playback engine & content creation tools
3 Capital Networks Limited Audience Premisebased installed on PC-based $750 per day total for up to 4 people 2 days CNL classroom OR client facilities OTHER FEATURES:Audience software provides all the tools you need to create, manage and play back dynamic digital signage. Able to display simple or sophisticated onscreen visuals and deploy single or multiple locations. Audience.sign is a high performance, VGA display mode that gives you advanced scheduling, transitions, MPEG2 playback, triggering, plug-in, and device control functionality. Audience.web software enables you to run your digital sign via Internet Explorer on thin client PC s or webcast your channel to a desktop or touchscreen display. Audience.billboard module lets all authorized users create and update content remotely over the internet or an intranet. Enable users to select from pre-approved templates to post and manage their own content. Audience.playback is low-cost content playback software that enables users to manage multiple broadcast quality or high resolution VGA presentations from one Audience master workstation. Cisco Cisco Digital Media Manager Appliance-based Linux This varies and is dependent on level of training required, need, etc. Each training is evaluated on a case-by-case basis and is handled by Cisco's Advanced Services division Most software and operational trainings take place on site with the, but again this varies on a case-by-case basis. However, Cisco does run the Academy of Digital Signage (ADS), which is an innovative education initiative that teaches media professionals how to create and optimize media content for digital signage. Cisco ADS provides instructor-led courses to help develop the skills needed to produce digital signage for every industry. For more information, visit: OTHER FEATURES:*Cisco's Digital Media Manager software is pre bundled with Cisco's Digital Signage hardware solution. *Cisco's Digital Media Manager is a highly-scalable, on-premise solution, capable of supporting thousands of digital signs from one central location. With Digital Media Manager, a single solution delivers compelling digital media content to audiences in a variety of locations and vertical markets. *In addition to digital signage, Digital Media Manager supports management of desktop video and Enterprise TV solutions. *Cisco's Digital Media Manager is based on an open API platform. Allowing for increased customization of the solution, other s (i.e. emergency notification s, learning management s, proprietary content management s) can be added on top of Digital Media Manager, according to endusers' personal needs. CS Software Holdings LLC PC-based number of users Varies based on training program CoolSign Varies Reseller training is held quarterly in Las Vegas. End-user training may be held at the client s location.
4 OTHER FEATURES:CoolSign provides one of the industry s leading scheduling platforms, allowing for highly customizable playback, ensuring that the right message gets to the right party at the right time. The heart of any CoolSign playback schedule is the base level In Rotation section of the CoolSign channel structure. CoolSign s powerful Data Watcher allows for external data sets to populate template content (either created using the CoolSign Content Creator Tool or Adobe Flash), or to inform content scheduling. Dynamic data can be used in a host of s, from ensuring correct pricing for playback of menu board content, to triggering the playback of emergency messaging. Data Watcher configurations may be set to pull globally from the Network Controller, or locally from Transfer Servers and Player Nodes. Data Watcher configurations can be customized to update content as frequently as one needs, allowing for near-real time content and scheduling updates. Users can create discrete playback regions on a single display to allow for s such as stock-tickers and sidebar content. Synchronization: Synchronize content to ensure main messaging and related sidebar content playback simultaneously. Frame synchronization may also be used for the deployment of complex video wall s. Reporting: Generate playback reports for use in providing advertising audits or measuring effectiveness of content against sales data. Multi-Screen Playback on a Single Player Device: Reduce hardware deployment costs by powering up to 4 discrete displays from a single player PC. Administration Considerations: Adding additional ed computer hardware can be a daunting task when one takes into account the new s impact to the overall security and bandwidth of one s enterprise. CoolSign was developed with these considerations in mind, and provides a number of different features to help provide piece of mind and ease of management when integrating a CoolSign solution into one s existing IT infrastructure. User Security: CoolSign provides a security model that allows for the creation of an unlimited number of users and groups. A set of predefined capabilities can be enabled user or group to restrict or allow access to various sets of functions with the. For example, a user may be restricted from importing content or modifying channels but still be able to edit properties. User and group read and write restrictions can be set for most objects including content, dynamic data, channels and nodes. DT Research WebDT Content Manager Appliance-based Training is available, costs vary based on project. Variable: 3 to 8 hours Online and in-office, depending on project needs. OTHER FEATURES:WCM key features: (bullet form & full paragraphs provided below depending on layout needs) 1. Scalable i. Edge server support to scale up to large deployments ii. Content Server can be scaled up The WebDT Content Manager can be scaled up to support up to thousands of players at the same time. Designed for edge server support, bandwidth can be effectively managed for efficient use and download timing can be minimized for large scale deployments. 2. Customizable i. SDK provided to tailor to each 1. Example: event trigger 2. To be tailored to each for SI to value added to the solution The WebDT Content Manager is customizable and extendable for unique s to fulfill various business needs. The WebDT SDK development kit) 3.2 offers clients the option to customize functions and user interfaces, and also to integrate third-party s WebDT Content Manager has been customized for many world-class clients to enhance service and brand image. 3. Green i. Remote device power management (scheduled power on & off) ii. Remote updates & upgrades (save staff time, travel) iii. Fanless, energy saving With remotely managed device power timing (scheduled power on & off), remote updating & software upgrades, the WebDT Content Manager enables energy savings in terms of power consumption and staff time and travel. The WebDT line of signage appliances also offer fanless and low power consumption design for green, energy efficient operations. 4. Usability i. Supports native content types such as Powerpoint, URLs, HTMLs, Flash, MPEGs, Java, Silverlight, etc. 1. Facilitates ease of deploying existing content plus the ease of creating new content ii. Intuitive navigation, no training required With a straightforward interface, the WebDT Content Manager provides intuitive navigation with no training or lengthy user manuals required for operation. Support for a wide variety of common media files or native content such as Powerpoint, URLs, HTMLs, Flash, MPEGs, Java, and Silverlight, adds to the ease of content deployment 5. Urgent messages i. Scheduled or real-time messages sent immediately to entire signage ii. Option to send messages to any ed computers Time-sensitive messages can be scheduled or immediately sent out to all digital signs in a to either override content or completely interrupt scheduled content. Weather warnings or evacuation announcements can be displayed on a specific group of displays or all displays within a, including the option to extend these messages to all computers within a. Dynasign Corporation Dynasign SaaS model Appliance-based All client contents uploaded to Dynasign Server are secured to access by the owner only. Our client is responsible for the use rights of the contents that they use on screens. While Dynasign support team has the access to the content files, we do not have the rights to use any of our client s content without consent of the owner of the contents. Free web conference training and time and materials charge for onsite training. No more than 3-4 hours providing the trainees have working knowledge of content basics, such as content types (video, image ), video or image resolution, aspect ratio Web conference, Dynasign s office or client site. OTHER FEATURES:Flexible and user configurable screen zoning Advanced login access control down to screen zone level Dynamic playlist aggregation architecture Seamless live data feeds news, weather, RSS/XML, real estate MLS, flight information (FID), university emergency and event management s, catering, Google Calendar, Flickr, Twitter, TV channel Template library and custom templates for reusable presentation styles and external data feeds On-demand Kiosk layer and emergency layer Highly scalable and All-Inclusive SaaS, including AP news and AccuWeather feeds EnQii Holdings EnGage (includes location-managed messaging OnSight Messenger and choreographed in-store audio with InTempo) SaaS model Appliance-based Linux Many of our clients choose EnQii as a fullservice supplier where we manage and schedule content and campaigns on their behalf. If that is not the case we do not make a practice of reviewing our client s content but under our Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) we do maintain the right to Varies based on the initial size of the roll-out but our standard pricing ranges from no-cost at if conducted in an EnQii office to $1,500 if conducted at our client s office and customization is requested. Although software training can be conducted within ½ day we typically conduct 1 2 day training sessions to work with the client
5 our client s content but under our Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) we do maintain the right to view their content if warranted. Although software training can be conducted within ½ day we typically conduct 1 2 day training sessions to work with the client on their own specific needs and guide them on digital out-of-home best practices. Either at an EnQii office, client office or also available via the web. OTHER FEATURES:1) EnGage is a scalable platform designed to work with small and large sace (10,000+) s 2) Flexible site based hierarchy mirrors client and allows for easy changes after setup 3) EnGage Studio provided predefined templates to allow easy creation of screen layouts 4) Web 2.0 software allows intuitive drag and drop functionality to save costs and time in management 5) Easy synchronization of zones on screen and across screens 6) Campaign Manager provides powerful campaign management tools for ad based s 7) API s into the allow linkages to a myriad of third party s and interactive products 8) Powerful reporting tools allow customized reports to provide full audit trails Four Winds Interactive PC-based Hourly fee ids (interactive Digital Signage) 2-4 hours Onsite or remote based on preference OTHER FEATURES:Drag and Drop user interface Full preview capability Support for all standard content types Live TV feeds Flexible formatting for live data Template editor Emergency messaging Built-in weather User and group security Harris Corporation InfoCaster and Punctuate PC-based A Harris-hosted option is offered to provide s with a reliable and safe operating environment for ir business. Without permission, Harris does not view/use content. Harris may request access to s for troubleshooting/support purposes. Harris provides various training options, with programs designed and priced to meet the needs of each. Options are available for: On-site or web-based training provided by a Harris instructor Self-paced training using professionally-produced DVD s For the new Punctuate solution, self-paced training tutorials are available directly from the s Home page at no additional charge. Instructor-based training is offered in two-day and one-day training blocks. Various options are available, including: On-site Over the web Selfpaced OTHER FEATURES:The Harris Punctuate sales and traffic provides digital signage s and operators with the ability to target spots and control their content inventory, allowing s to better aggregate and monetize viewership. Our distribution and playout s offer efficient distribution of digital signage content while providing one of the highest quality viewing experiences available in the market today. Harris Digital Signage offers end-to-end, full-featured digital signage solutions that utilize technologies that were refined from its vast experience in broadcast graphics and media sales, scheduling, and billing. Harris provides a number of services to digital signage operators in addition to its rich product offering. Harris Digital Signage provides consulting, creative and field services to s, as well as a complete operation solution through Harris IT Services, a global IT services and support organization. In addition, Harris Financial Services provides a variety of financial services to the digital signage industry. Helius, Inc. A Hughes Company PC-based Apple Operating System N/A Varies per Helius MediaSignage 1-2 hours to 1-2 days
6 Helius MediaSignage 1-2 hours to 1-2 days On site or at Helius offices OTHER FEATURES:- Multicast capable - Robust distribution model (thousands of players can be connected to one server) - PowerPoint plug-in for easy content creation - Power, secure, virus free, HD capable players (Apple Mac Mini) Livewire econcierge Interactive Signage SaaS model PC-based, we reserve the right to monitor all content. $1200/day 1 to 2 days At s site OTHER FEATURES:We offer a range of add-in modules for interactive signage including our signature econcierge venue lookup, wayfinding, coupon/brochure printing, and ticketing. Nanonation Nanopoint & CommandPoint SaaS model PC-based Access and usage are deployed based on specific client requirements or are related to specific service and support requirements for the. Tiered training options based on number of users. Basic training included in initial set-up and purchase price Several options are available from a 1-hour quick start to detailed 4-8 hour sessions Primarily web-based, but training can take place at Nanonation s office or client location if desired OTHER FEATURES:Interactivity options through a variety of inputs from touchscreen to mobile devices to triggers like RFID Data tagging feature for more efficient scheduling & media management Dynamic data driven integration Multi-platform support Media format flexibility Net Display Systems PADS, Public Area Display Systems. PC-based Training is given by the partner in their native language. PADS is known as the easiest to use Digital Signage software available in the market. They can be customized where necessary to the s requirements. Depending on Sales training, technical training SDK training Depending on s requirements OTHER FEATURES:- Design of presentations with ANY possible content - Advanced scheduling of content - Automatic distribution to displays - Smooth playback of content - Monitoring and remote management - Easy integration of real-time data - Unlimited connectivity features to external s - Software Development Kit for custom solutions - Open, based on standard technologies
7 Netkey Netkey Enterprise Digital Signage SaaS model PC-based Customers have control and ownership over the content deployed on the Netkey SaaS, based on the agreed-upon contracted terms and conditions.rig Netkey does not monitor, filter or re-use that content for any other purpose. number of users Pricing varies based on subjects covered. Contact Netkey for details. One to two days, depending on subjects covered. Either at user s location or at Netkey s training center in Connecticut. OTHER FEATURES:Market-proven: over 9,000 digital signs in operation today on Netkey Available as either SaaS or premise-based software licensing options Highly scalable infrastructure: supports one sign to thousands of signs with no impact on performance or operations Flexible and configurable software that fits your business and the way you operate (not the other way around) Robust advertising and content scheduling, including drag-and-drop playlist creation and campaign management Support for a wide range of digital media and content file formats including high definition/hd Ticker, crawl and RSS feed configuration and display Integrated instant messaging and emergency alerts Detailed proof-of-performance playback reporting Support for full interactive kiosk functionality with same software infrastructure Omnivex Moxie PC-based number of users Training costs vary based on level (basic\advanced) and type (onsite\web). Training may be purchased through authorized resellers so prices can vary. Duration varies based on level and type but typically are a half day to 2 days in length. Duration varies based on level and type but typically are a half day to 2 days in length. OTHER FEATURES:Advanced graphics capabilities, including 3D motion and full scalability LDAP compliant Fully scalable Ease of deployment RidgeLogic Development PC-based $85 (through 3rd party firm) SceneStudio Pro 1 hour Web-based OTHER FEATURES:Live text updates from a Word document. Ability to operate stand alone or on a. Dynamic templates allow content regions to exist in any user defined area. Rise Vision, Inc. Rise Display Network SaaS model PC-based The client owns all rights to their content. no charge it is included with the Subscription to Rise Display Network 2 hours
8 Network 2 hours Weekly webinar (every Thursday at 2pm EST) OTHER FEATURES:Through our Private Network Program we allow AV and IT integrators to white label our software enabling them to brand the software with their message and integrate it with their offering. Ryarc CampaignManager PC-based Initial training is Free They can be customized where necessary to the s requirements. Onsite or remotely. OTHER FEATURES:Pooling CampaignManager Pooling allows users to create 'pools' of related files which are then used for randomised playback based on cyclic patterns. 'Pool Patterns' can be created to emulate structured playlists similar to those used in commercial radio and TV broadcasting. This gives ultimate flexibility for your campaign management. Scala Inc Scala Content Manager PC-based No. It is the content and rights of the s not ours. 2 day classes are $1,200 for the first student and $600 for the 2nd student. 2.5 day classes are $1,500 for the first student and $750 for the 2nd student. We have both 2 day and 2.5 day sessions. That is based on needs of client, but we do offer training at our headquarters in Exton, PA. We also train onsite at client location. We train internationally both at client locations and at most of our offices. Scala offices are located in Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, Norway, Canada, Japan, France and USA (California and Pennsylvania). OTHER FEATURES:-Play, synchronize and layer a multitude of media formats including but not limited to JPEG, MPEG1, MPEG2, H.264, AVI, WMV, Flash9, GIF, AnimGIF, PNG (with transparency), WMA, MP3, etc. with an easy to use graphical user interface -Support unlimited layering of dynamic elements -Have APIs to allow integration of digital signage to third party s by third parties -Proven scalability from single deployment to 1000's of players -Able to support at least two independent channels of output from a single player (with dual channel video card) with separate audio control channel -Offer the same software functionality via a -hosted implementation or via SaaS Screenfeed Screenfeed Licensed Content Channels SaaS model PC-based NO No It requires no training.
9 OTHER FEATURES:We provide licensed content for digital signage including news, weather, event info, video, and scenery. Using our online control center s can create their own mix of content to match demographics or day parts and deliver content to screens using our Flash player or integrate with any digital signage software. Starmount Digital Media Suite SaaS model PC-based We have the right to view and make changes that the deems necessary. However, the owns the content and has all rights to it. number of users TBD TBD It is out intent to offer computer-based training sessions accessible on the Internet at a secure location. OTHER FEATURES:Starmount is a professional services company specializing in Point-of-Service and Point-of-Sales solutions (Oracle Retail, 360 Commerce). Starmount s digital signage solution is an integrated solution with POS type s providing Retail s the ability to manage their digital signage s from any Point-of-Service/Point-of-Sales component, therefore maximizing their ROI. Starmount s Digital Media Suite R1.0 is due out in the 4th quarter of this year. STRATACACHE ActiVia for Media PC-based Our SaaS solution provides s with full functionality of the content they upload onto our software. STRATACACHE will not access the content s upload. The cost of training is negotiated within the s contract. Training sessions last two days. Training sessions can occur at the site or STRATACACHE s headquarters. OTHER FEATURES:Simple drag-and-drop tools for multi-layered playlist creation Advanced multi-zone display layout for integration with crawls, RSS feeds and ticker updates Content creation templates and scheduling tools for customized messaging Integration with touchscreen displays for interaction Sophisticated audience measurement module for comprehensive viewer data analysis and reporting Simple, elegant interface for ease of use Instant or pre-scheduled content distribution for reliable delivery to any single player, group of players, or all players simultaneously Ability to select players for distribution by player properties or geographical location Global display status and health for powerful visual status reporting Remote management of players and devices for operational accuracy Powerful, role-based access control for multiple concurrent users and administrators Multi-user, multi-channel, multi-tenant capabilities for flexible administration Platform/hardware agnostic for flexibility and seamless implementation Symon Communications Symon Content Management System Appliance-based Full licensing of the software package available We offer several levels of training: One on One On-site One on One Remote On-site Classroom Remote Classroom On-Line Training The cost varies depending on the scope of the training. Varies by type of training, type of implementation, type of and by need. Training can range from several hours to several days Depends on the s requirements: At Symon s training facility in Plano, TX At the s location At a location of the s choosing On-Line OTHER FEATURES:NOTE: Our fixed-in-venue installations, which represents the great majority of our installations day are. Our InView Mobile, mobility solutions are hosted. Symon is one of the very few companies that provides its clients with one point of contact and one point of accountability for the entire ownership experience from design, installation, training and content to on-going support. In addition, Symon is also one of the very few companies that offers its s a suite of fully integrated hardware and software components that are designed, developed and manufactured by Symon for the purpose of working in complete harmony. When a does business with Symon, there is no finger pointing if something goes wrong Symon designed, built and installed every component of the.
11 hour of training on how to update content. The graphic artist who will be authoring content could need up to 2 days of training depending on the complexity of the content. Either at the site or at the X2O office. OTHER FEATURES:X2O Xpresenter includes: Content authoring (template-based) Content scheduling Content management and distribution Data feed management Ad management (if applicable) Content playout Remote monitoring of content Network management X2O Xpresenter Features: Broadcast-quality video and graphics output (including HD) Template-based content Integration of real-time data feeds such as RSS or news feeds, weather, financial information, sports scores, etc Unlimited layers on content on screens (any type of graphic, anywhere on screen) Easy-to-use Web Control Screens