Expands Social Components for Digital Signage Software

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Latest 4.34 release of the SignagePlayer includes expanded digital signage social tools for Digg, Instagram, Google, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter., a leader in inexpensive, but powerful digital signage software and hardware, announces the latest release of the company’s flagship software, the SignageStudio which includes new social components for Digg, Instagram, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Picasa, Google Plus, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. In addition, the company has added new integration features for web browsers and expanded support for node.js and JSON for custom insertion and custom component integration.

Digg - Digg provides some of the hottest current news and gossip put together into a single feed. With the inclusion of the Digg component, MediaSignage users can now integrate Digg feeds into their custom digital signage presentation.

Instagram- With the inclusion of the Instagram component into a user’s digital signage feed, MediaSignage customers can load real-time images and videos directly from an Instagram account. Users can showcase the entire feed or simply input specific media sources from Instagram based on pre-determined parameters. It’s a powerful way to engage users with the screen and provide meaningful interaction with any digital signage audience.

Google Calendar - With the Google Calendar component, users can insert data from the calendar of their choice and include or exclude items of their choosing. They’re also free to include or exclude specific date ranges depending on the desired data they wish to display on the screen. The Google Calendar component is a great way for customers and employees to stay abreast of the latest happenings.

Google Drive - Hosting files external to the MediaSignage AWS-hosted backend is now easier than ever. With the Google Drive component users can source videos, images and other files for use and display on their digital signage display, without the need to upload them directly to the mediaSERVER.

Google Picasa- With integration with Picasa users can source digital graphic images for both display and advertisement directly from any Picasa account with ease. Similar to the Google Drive component, the Picasa tool allows for publishing and presenting smooth, high-resolution images directly from Picasa itself.

Google Plus - Stay alert with images and news from Google’s most popular social sharing tool, Google Plus. Signage software users can import Google Plus feeds, images, text or overall posts using this social digital signage component.

YouTube - As the largest source for digital video content on the planet, no digital signage screen would be complete without the ability to source hosted videos directly from YouTube. The YouTube component allows for input and publishing of video directly to your digital signage screen in nearly any zone and size you desire.

Facebook - As the world’s largest and most active social network, Facebook houses some amazing sharable content. Now digital signage content operators can source the social network for inputting feeds and specific images and text with ease and control.

World Weather extended - With the seven days extended weather component, enterprise digital signage users can now include weather humidity, temperature highs and lows, precipitation, wind conditions and much more, regardless of location, worldwide. Enjoy dozens of preconfigured scenes, backgrounds and formats for the worldwide weather on your digital display.

JSON- JavaScript Object Notation or JSON has all but replaced traditional XML. As an easier-to-use database format, JSON allows users to import nearly any custom data set, including items from .net, PHP, node.js or almost any other middleware.

Twitter- Twitter interactivity piped directly to a user’s digital signage display. The new Twitter component allows users to pull in all types of Twitter content, including direct interactivity right on the display. See Twitter updates in real-time.

Browser - We’ve integrated Google Chrome browser directly into each signage player with Chromium which allows users to publish custom HTML directly into the signage display.

node.js - Take full advantage of node.js is for creating custom components and property loaders for the SignageStudio. Maintain more control and flexibility with the option of creating your own components on the MediaSignage mediaCLOUD.

About MediaSignage, Inc.

Since 2008, MediaSignage has provided freemium digital signage to users all over the world. With tens of thousands of hosted digital signage players, the company boasts access to hundreds of clients on the Fortune 500. Founded by engineers, the company places a firm focus on continuous product development and improvement. The company is based in Westlake Village, California and Bellevue, Washington.

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