MediaSignage Adds Even More Social Components to its Open Digital Signage Platform

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MediaSignage, Inc. (, provider of digital signage hardware and software solutions announces the release of 10 new smart, social components to its digital signage software platform. The latest release includes smart application and integration tools for Dropbox, Tumblr, 500px, Etsy, Mashape, Yelp, Pinterest, Good Drive v2, Flickr and Twitter v2. The latest releases allow digital sign network operators more control and options over the types of content their users can view and interact with on-screen. The new components also provide more relevant targeting and interactivity for end-users, allowing business owners to be more selective in honing in on the types of content most relevant to their company’s demographic.

What follows is a description of each of the latest smart components, newly integrated into the company’s flagship platform, the SignageStudio:

Pinterest - Users can browse and pin their favorite content from the web. And now they can integrate their entire Pinterest content right onto their digital signage presentation. It’s easy to setup and will keep audiences engaged in quality content.

Tumblr - It lets users effortlessly share anything. Post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos from a browser, phone, desktop, and email. Users can customize everything, from colors to a theme's HTML. And best of all, content can be also be pushed right into a signage presentation.

Flickr - Upload photos and share them on public displays. Popular photo-sharing site Flickr is a also a photo hosting service with advanced and powerful features. It supports an active and engaged community where people share and explore each other's photos.

Dropbox - Dropbox integration was one of the most requested features and it’s finally here. Dropbox is a home for all photos, docs, videos, and files. Anything a user can add to Dropbox will automatically show up on all their computers and of course, also inside their digital signage presentation.

500px - It is a photo community for discovering, sharing, buying and selling inspiring photography powered by creative people worldwide. And with our component, users can load their favorite 500px images directly into their presentation.

Etsy - Its a peer-to-peer e-commerce website focused on handmade or vintage items and supplies, as well as unique factory-manufactured items. Now users can have their favorite store as part of their digital presentation.

Yelp - People use Yelp to search for everything from the city's tastiest burger to the most renowned cardiologist. With the Yelp component users can display their favorite Yelp business information and even show live updates on the latest Yelp review, Yelp score and even star posts.

Mashape - It’s a great way to get relevant live data such as current Bitcoin rates, currency exchange rates or even cool movie quotes straight to a digital signage screen.

Google Drive v2 - In version 2 of Google Drive we added support for folders. So users can now pick any specific folder and drill down to deep content. We also completely refactored the caching system for offline playback, so it works flawlessly.

Twitter v3 - In version 2 we added support for Twitter images, additional fields and also completely refactored the caching system for offline playback, so it works flawlessly.

“We’re extremely excited about what the new components mean for both network operators and end-users,” says Nate Nead, company president. “We’re at a growth inflection point as a company and as an industry. We’re just providing the tools that allow our customers to succeed mightily.”

MediaSignage screens are currently installed in bus stations, restaurants, movie theaters, retail establishments, schools, government facilities and corporate offices. Due to the differences in viewer preferences between the varied types of locations, screen managers regularly need to vary the types of content their displaying to match the demographic preferences of specific viewer audiences. Now with dozens of smart components, the MediaSignage flagship product, the SignageStudio is ready to provide more tools for better customer engagement than ever before. Users interested in trying some of the latest tools are invited to visit the company website and set up a free acount by clicking here.

About MediaSignage, Inc.

Founded in 2008, MediaSignage is a mainstay for digital signage products and services for over 5,000 companies in over 180 countries worldwide. With tens of thousands of actively-hosted screens hosted on the AWS Cloud, the company boasts some of the most recognized brands across nearly every market vertical as its customers. From digital menu boards to school emergency alert systems, MediaSignage is helping to power the next generation of communication devices for out-of-home audiences. The company is based in Bellevue, Washington and Westlake Village, California.

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