22Miles Launches Carry2Mobile – Moving Digital Signage Content to Mobile Screens

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22Miles, Inc. has unveiled an interesting new product called Carry2Mobile. Carry2Mobile uses HTML5 technology to seamlessly transition the user experience from a digital sign to a mobile device’s web browser. 22Miles is one of the first DS companies to move content from a digital sign to a mobile phone without requiring the user to download […]

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Flex Rental Solutions Announces Flex5 Tablet Debut

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Flex Rental Solutions has announced the Flex5 tablet, the new HTML5 redesign of its software for tablets. Flex5 is the company’s new HTML5 user interface and features a complete rewrite of Flex’s user interface and backend architecture. Flex5 will eventually replace Flex’s current Flash UI by adding phone accessibility along with a new desktop environment. […]

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AMX Says Their Rapid Project Maker v3.0 Simplifies AV Configuration

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HARMAN Pro today announced AMX Rapid Project Maker v3.0 has new features including a redesigned HTML5 interface and a new enhanced and intuitive touch panel UI, RPM v3.0. AMX Rapid Project Maker configuration software is designed to simplify the deployment of AV room systems for thousands of customers worldwide. As the Industry’s first cloud-based configuration tool for simplified configuration […]

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Visix Mobile Wayfinding App: Directions in the Palm of Your Hand

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Digital wayfinding can incorporate HTML5, QR codes and SMS directions to bring a modern experience to people trying to get somewhere. But wayfinding apps combined with proximity beacons puts the directions right in their hands. And adding a geofence and interactive touchscreens can help round out the visitor wayfinding experience. The app sits on a […]

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Signagelive System on Chip (SoC) Does HTML5

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Signagelive is harnessing the power of mobile and Internet technologies by integrating its SoC (System on Chip) and HTML5 software with a range of third-party web triggering solutions to enrich its digital signage offering for end customers. The full potential of these latest enhancements will be showcased through a series of real world user scenarios, […]

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Extron Acquires Entwine AG, Will Compete in Video Capture Space

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Extron just announced that it has purchased Entwine AG of Zurich, Switzerland. A software company, Entwine specializes in building end-to-end video capture and presentation capture solutions using an open source software called OpenCast Matterhorn, as well as HTML5 and WebRTC. Of course, Extron’s been in the lecture-capture hardware market since last summer when they debuted […]

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BrightSign Previews Forthcoming HTML5 Advances at InfoComm 2015

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BrightSign demonstrated new platform software that will make it easier than ever to harness the power of HTML5 content in digital signage applications. The new software is integral to BrightSign’s powerful HTML Rendering Engine resident on the company’s latest portfolio of digital signage media players. Content authored in HTML5 opens up near-limitless possibilities for digital […]

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Big Churches, Big Data

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The upside of adding Ethernet and/or Wi-Fi to audio, video and lighting gear is both the convenience and scalability of managing technology, but the more IP-addressable the A/V/L industry becomes, the more managing the vast amount of unique data becomes problematic for the end users. Churches are no different than many other venues when it […]

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BrightSign XD Players Now Do 4K and IP Streaming

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BrightSign this week announced new software and firmware for its BrightSign XD line of solid-state players that adds the ability to upscale 1080p video content to 4K, enhanced IP streaming and some very useful HTML5 support features. The software release, BrightAuthor 3.7, and its companion 4.7 firmware, are available to all existing and future users […]

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