Active billboards are another name for out-of-home OOH digital signage. These can be anything from a standard LCD panel mounted outside a building to a freestanding animated LED billboard by the side of the road. Active billboards are a very popular form of digital signage and are mainly used outside.
Active Digital Signage
The term active digital signage refers to traditional player software that has been modified to support interactive applications. This software displays scheduled content until someone touches the screen or interacts with a sensor or other device (using a Kinect for example). See also interactive digital signage.
Software module that extends the features of the Navori QL Player application.
Airport Digital Signage
Modern airport digital signage features video walls, wayfinding kiosks and other innovative signage technologies that provide up to the minute flight information as well as news and weather forecasts.
Airport Digital Signage Software
Traditional Signage software such as QL Professional delivering specific airport functionalities such as FIDS date feed compliance, multi-screen player to power video wall, alert messaging,(Trigger/SDK), interactive content for wayfinding.
Alerts messaging is a content displayed on screen whenever external conditions are met. Express message can be posted by users or triggers by third part systems like alert evacuation, fire alarm, financial database, KPI, urgent situation.
Android Digital Signage Player
A media player that is designed to run on the Android operating system. Android digital signage players can be tablets, smartphones and small media players that can be mounted behind flat screen displays.
Android device running QL Player engine that is designed for Android devices (tablets, media players and smartphones).
Android Signage Software
Android signage software is a digital signage software running on Android operating system. It makes signage software more affordable and easy to deploy. Android signage software also provides high quality content playback on smaller devices which simplifies installation.
Can be MP3 or WAV audio files, all supported by the Navori QL software.
Automated Player Software Updates
When this option is selected, Digital Signage Software is automatically upgraded to the latest version.
Business Intelligence Tools
A term that refers to several technologies such as dashboards, data analytics software and visualisation tools that help business owners and management make informed decisions.
Campus TV is a great communication tool for staff and students. It’s complimentary to other channels such as SMS, social media and the web. Since it is based on digital signage technologies, Campus TV systems can deliver up to the minute information to any number of locations across vast distances. Screens are typically located in lobbies, meeting rooms, cafeterias and other popular gathering places. Content is scheduled and pushed to each location as required.
Campus TV Media Player
The power behind every good faculty communications system is the Campus TV media player. These systems typically rely on a series of PCs running Windows or small Android devices. These media players are then connected to LCD screens of various sizes or touch enabled screens in the case of interactive kiosks.
Campus Signage Software
Digital signage lets campuses and educational facilities communicate with students and faculty. Instant messages relating to current information, emergencies and other live data can be displayed on campus signage screens to inform and entertain viewers.
Campus TV Software
Campus TV systems rely on digital signage technologies to deliver fresh and relevant content to faculty staff and students. Behind each successful project you will find Campus TV software applications managing every aspect of the faculty’s communication programming. A dedicated CMS handles all content storage and scheduling. Some of the more professional products will monitor media player status in real time and trigger specific content based on external sensors or alarm systems.
Casino Digital Signage
Casinos have traditionally been major customers of digital signage technologies. Casino digital signage extends from wayfinding to game specific installations, whether it’s a screen displaying an announcement when someone hits the “jackpot” or a touchscreen map directing visitors to the nearest restaurant.
Yellow status alerts can be reset (cleared) once the underlying issue has been rectified. Status will be returned to blue once the alert has been reset.
College TV Software
Campuses across the nation are deploying digital signage technologies for their on-site communication systems. These networks traditionally used CCTV technologies but they are increasingly upgrading to modern college TV software to manage and schedule content across their screens.
A back-end service that runs on a PC or Android device to manage the QL Player engine and ensure the software is always operating.
Content refers to any media or text, either RSS, XML or server hosted.
Administrators can assign a profile that requires users to have their uploaded content approved by another user (in most cases a supervisor or manager). Users who have this profile assigned are allowed to upload new media but the media is deactivated and the media can only be activated by another user with sufficient rights.
Once content has been approved, it will become activated and be displayed whenever the content is part of a scheduled playlist.
Content Management System
Digital signage networks rely on a content management system to support user logins, content management and scheduling. Professional CMS such as Navori QL offer additional features such as real-time player monitoring, a content creation tool and content playback reporting.
Content Delivery Network (CDN) – In a typical digital signage network, content is distributed from one central server to multiple media players. While this method is effective for most common uses, issues may arise when a single server is tasked with communicating with a very large number of players scattered across vast distances. This is when the use of a content delivery network (CDN) is recommended. The CDN is essentially a network of distributed servers that deliver content to the closest groups of players. Benefits are higher reliability, more efficient content updates and enhanced stability.
Displays or screens are used to deliver a message on premise so even non-desk employees are informed and entertained. Corporate digital signage or corporate TV are an important part of your corporate communications strategy.
Corporate TV is Digital Signage used as a corporate communications tools. It’s a channel of displays to communicate with employees and visitors.
Corporate TV Media Player
Corporate TV media players are the engine behind every successful screen network. These are usually Windows PCs or Android based devices running highly optimized playback software controlled via a dedicated CMS.
Corporate TV software
Corporate TV software solutions are usually made up of a CMS and a player application. The CMS is used to manage and schedule content while the player application displays the scheduled content. These systems can operate on private LANs or over the Internet.
Currently Playing Playlist
Name of the playlist currently being displayed on the player.
The customer name field is used to store metadata associated with a media item. This field is accessed via a media’s properties. It is an alphanumeric field and it’s data is used to filter proof of playback reports.
Data feeds are real-time data or images accessible through RSS, XML files or Navori QL Server hosted feeds. Data feeds can also include links to media files (images). Data Feeds are used in templates and tickers to display news and other live information.
The Data Grid is used to display RSS, XML or server hosted content in a table rather than using the individual data field method.
Digital Advertising Display
Digital advertising displays are out of home (OOH) screens or panels using LCD or LED technology used as support to sell advertising content.
Digital Advertising Media Player
Digital advertising media players are PC Players with the following specifications: High tolerance to warm environment and fan less cooling and compliance with 3G/4G.
Digital Advertising Software
Digital Advertising software are traditional digital signage software delivered with features specific to advertising. Ad booking, Server SDK for machine to machine communication, campaign management, tagging, content validity, reporting of impressions and proof of playback.
Digital Advertising Network
Digital advertising networks is a component of the Out-of-Home industry OOH. It’s a network of remote displays. Advertisers are charged a fee based on the number of times ads are shown (impressions) on the screen network. Rates vary depending on the size and location of the displays. Screens located in well-travelled areas can command a higher fee as do billboard sized screens that can be seen from afar.
Digital Advertising Signage
The out-of-home advertising business has been slowly taken over by digital advertising signage. This popularity is based on mature digital signage technologies and inexpensive Android hardware. Digital advertising signage is growing by leaps and bounds every year, gaining popularity over traditional print based advertising.
Digital Advertising Signage Software
Digital advertising signage software is used to power some of the largest screen networks. QL Professional is a typical advertising signage software.
Digital Advertising Signs
Digital signage that is meant to display advertising on billboards, LED screens and projection systems. These systems are usually made up of a CMS, a server and a media player application.
Digital billboards are related to out-of-home advertising. Their format is similar to traditional printed billboards except for the fact they usually feature large LED boards that support full color images, animations and video content. The Navori QL software currently powers digital billboards around the globe. The software is renowned for its reliability and efficiency.
Digital Displays are screens or panels used as communication support for digital signage.
Digital Displays Media Player
Digital display media players is the Windows PC or Android device on which the player software runs. It is in charge of content playback and communication with digital signage server component.
Digital Displays Software
Digital display software is used to power the display of content on displays. This type of software is a crucial component of many digital signage deployments. In most cases, the CMS will handle all file management and scheduling duties while media player applications handle content playback.
Digital Dynamic Signage Media Player
Digital Dynamic Signage Media Player is the Windows PC or Android device connected to the screen. It is controlled by a signage software.
Digital Dynamic Signage Software
Digital dynamic signage software is used to handle visual communication through remote screen networks. QL Professional is a dynamic signage software.
Digital Media Networks
Digital media networks can support screens of any sizes, projection systems and interactive kiosks to deliver relevant information and advertising to viewers. The main component of any digital media network is the software platform on which is built the network. The Navori QL digital signage software platform was designed for digital media networks of any size or complexity. The system is capable of managing a wide range of devices such as Windows PCs, Android devices and tablets. These devices can be connected to any size display, projectors and touch-enabled screens. External motion sensing hardware such as Microsoft Kinect can also be integrated into these systems.
Digital Media Network Software
Digital media network software controls content management and playback across displays.
Digital Menu Boards
There is a trend in hospitality and QSRs towards the deployment of digital menu boards. This is partly due to the fact local governments have been requiring restaurants to post caloric values and nutritional information prominently for all their customers to see. The Navori QL software platform is ideally suited to this task. With full real-time data support, Navori QL can display pricing and nutritional information from a database or POS system.
Digital Menu Board Media Player
QSRs and other types of establishments deploying digital menu boards need reliable and cost-effective solutions for their locations. There are many digital menu board media players on the market but only Navori QL offers what hospitality customers really need. A robust and efficient media player that is compatible with Microsoft Windows and Android platforms. This means owners and operators can publish content to large format screens and tablets for total creative control.
Digital Menu Board Software
Digital Menu Board Software is a digital signage software delivery specific features for digital menu. Restaurant manager product and pricing edition, day parting, connection with restaurant POS systems and take out delivery, multi-screen compliance and many other features.
Digital Signage is a professional digital communication through displays. Multimedia message shown is smart and targeted to each screen. Displays are powered by a PC or Android media player device on which a Digital Signage software operates. Digital Signage is required as Corporate TV, Digital Menu boards, Interactive digital signage and outdoor billboards.
Digital Signage Advertising Software
Digital Signage Advertising Software is a signage software with features specific to the advertising type of use: Ad booking, pre-defined number of impression, filler content, tags and campaign management.
Digital Signage Engine
The digital signage engine is the core component of Navori QL Player. It is a proprietary software application that enables broadcast TV quality content playback on inexpensive PC equipment and Android devices. Each version of Navori’s digital signage engine is native to it’s target operating system ensuring optimal performance.
Digital Signage for AV
Audiovisual applications now extend to digital signage. Digital signage for AV is now making inroads into corporate installations of all sizes. One of the drivers for this popularity is corporate and HR communications which is now possible using products like the Navori QL platform. With Navori QL, digital signage can interface with corporate data sources and help keep staff and customers informed and entertained.
Digital Signage for Cities and Municipalities
Digital signage is used to inform citizens and the public at large through strategically positioned LED and LCD screens. Screens are installed in public spaces and government buildings to broadcast relevant information and urgent notices to the public.
Digital Signage Media Player
A software application designed to play multimedia content on a flat panel, projector, tablet or large interactive screen. This software can support various operating systems such as Microsoft Windows or Android.
Digital Signage Networks
A digital signage network requires many components such as a server and media players connected via a LAN or the Internet. System users access the network via a CMS front end application so they can manage content storage, playback schedules and monitor player activity.
Digital Signage Networks Software
Digital signage networks software is powering a network of remote digital signs. QL Professional is a digital signage network software.
Digital Signage Operator
Digital Signage Operator is a digital signage company hosting a Server software that powers remote player networks of displays and screens. Most of operators charge customers with a monthly fee and additional services. Operators provide Digital Signage solutions and managed service.
Digital Signage Operator Software
Digital signage operator software are professional signage software with features made specifically for operators: Scalability such as load balancing, content delivery support, versatility with server software SDK, white label software (OEM).
Digital Signage Player Software
Today’s digital signage player software must support a wide range of hardware types such as PCs running video walls all the way down to tablets and portable mobile devices. Digital signage player software is at the core of every screen network and the Navori QL digital signage player exceeds all competitors in this respect. With its hyper-efficient playback engine and support for all current media types, Navori QL is the leader in digital signage player software.
Digital Signage Players
Digital signage players are essential to all screen networks whether you are deploying Windows PCs, Android devices, tablets or mobile devices. Today’s digital signage media players perform an increasingly complex role in our industry. This software must process instructions from the CMS and ensure all content is accurately rendered on screen. These applications must also support real-time data and interface with most data sources. The more advanced digital signage players also monitor hardware status and generate content playback reports. Of all current software offerings, the Navori QL digital signage player stands out as the most complete and sophisticated solution for any type of application.
Digital Signage Server
The digital signage server represents the brains of any signage network. The server acts as a content repository and scheduling manager ensuring users can access the system and players receive their assigned content and playback instructions.
Digital Signage Server Software
The digital signage server is the brains of all screen networks. Running on a Windows PC Server, it is required to store content, generate reports and track player status. Moreover, they are often required to store user generated data feeds and deliver the contents to the network of Players.
Digital Signage Software
Software in charge of handling digital signage content and program management, distribution, monitoring, reporting and playback over displays or screens. Digital Signage software runs Corporate TV, Digital Menu board, interactive signage and outdoor.
Digital Signage Software Solutions
There are two types of digital signage software solutions. Self-hosted and SaaS. Self-hosted solutions are made up of a server software application that the users installs and maintains at their premises. SaaS or Software-as-a-Service uses a rental model where a monthly fee is paid to a vendor that hosts and manages the back-end servers. Both types of solutions will support small to very large screen deployments so choice is mostly based on the economic model that best meets the user’s requirements.
Digital Signage Software System
Which type of digital signage software systems should you consider? Well, it depends on your needs and economic model. There are two options available, self-hosted or software-as-a-service so anyone can deploy a screen network regardless of their company’s size or technical expertise. Those who have in-house resources can opt for self-hosted while smaller companies who don’t have the financial resources to make a large capital outlay or the necessary staff to install and manage the software can opt for the SaaS model. Either option is valid.
Digital Signage Solutions
The typical digital signage solutions provider offers a complete suite of services and products ranging for a simple one-screen installation to multi-site, hundred screen networks. Picking the right digital signage solutions partner will ensure the success of your project. It’s important to remember digital signage solutions are more than simple software, they include hardware and support.
Digital Signage Strategy
Deploying a screen network requires careful planning and preparation. Establishing a digital signage strategy early on in this process will ensure a successful rollout.
Digital Signage System
There are many ways one can schedule and display content remotely but to do it well you will need a digital signage system. Reduced to its essential components, a digital signage system is made of a back-end server, a CMS so users can manage and schedule content and a software player to show the content. You will also need screens, projectors, PCs, tablets or other devices to run and display the content.
Digital Signage Systems Media Player
Digital signage system media players are essential to most screen networks. Devices can range from Windows based PCs to devices and tablets running on Android. Digital signage system media players must perform many tasks and they must do so in an efficient and cost-effective manner. These players must receive and interpret instructions from the CMS and ensure multimedia content is properly rendered on your screens. The more advanced digital signage system media players will monitor performance and display their status in real-time.
Display is a term used in the digital signage industry including professional screens and, LED outdoor panels and projection. A video wall screen set is designated as a display.
In digital signage applications, media players rely on display software to receive scheduling information and manage content. This is needed to send proof of playback reports and media player status information back to the end-user.
The introduction of LED billboards has led to the growing popularity of “digital-out-of-home” advertising. These applications require stable and reliable DooH Player hardware and software to ensure ads are displayed according to each customer’s expectations.
DSO stands for digital signage operator. DSO Resellers are operators who resell hosting and value-added services related to digital signage. Some DSOs can offer expertise in specific areas such as banking, hospitality, QSR, public venues and other sectors.
Dynamic content is the opposite of static content. It is content that is driven by live data and is constantly updated to provide the most recent information. Dynamic content should be personalized and relevant to the venue where it is shown.
Dynamic Media Software
Dynamic Media Software is characterized by it’s use of video and animated content to grab and retain the audience’s attention. By leveraging digital signage’s media playback capabilities, advertisers and content owners can program dynamic content that will increase sales and improve awareness.
Education Digital Signage
Modern educational digital signage applications need to support multiple deployment scenarios over many platforms. These are Windows PCs, Android devices and tablets, mobile devices and smart TVs. Few software packages can support all of these operating systems like Navori QL can. Educational digital signage systems powered by Navori QL are cost-effective, flexible and easy to use. They represent the best mix of performance and affordability for the educational market.
Education Digital Signage Media Player
Today’s educational digital signage media players must support a wide range of hardware like PCs in video wall installations or tablets and portable mobile devices running the Android operating system. Educational digital signage media player software is at the core of every screen network and Navori QL outperforms all other products. With a hyper-efficient playback engine and support for all modern media file formats, Navori QL is the leader in educational digital signage media players.
Education Digital Signage Software
Educational digital signage software applications have very specific requirements. The software must be easy to learn and use; the server should be secure and Microsoft technology support is a must. Most educational digital signage software solutions feature a CMS that handles file management and content scheduling while the media player software handles content playback. Navori QL goes one step further ensuring the software is accessible from any PC via its web browser. No local software to install and maintain ensures a secure and reliable deployment.
Electronic billboards is another term for out-of-home digital signage. These can be anything from a standard LCD panel mounted outside a building to a freestanding LED billboard by the side of a road. Electronic billboards are a very popular form of digital signage and are mainly used in exterior locations. They require special hardware and reliable software applications.
Electronic Billboards Media Player
It’s a known fact that animated content has a far better attraction and retention rate than static images like the ones you find on traditional printed billboards. Electronic billboard media players provide full motion video and attention grabbing animations which are essential to advertisers and brand owners.
Electronic Billboards Software
Out-of-home signage is in constant evolution and advertisers are always on the lookout for the latest and greatest technologies. This is why we see so many technological advances in the electronic billboard software market. It’s driving innovation and the push for better and more robust software solutions. Recent interest in Android based devices are one of the many results and Navori is at the forefront of these developments.
Electronic Menu Boards
There is a trend in the hospitality and QSR markets towards electronic menu boards. This is partly due to the fact many governments are now requiring restaurants to post nutritional information prominently on all of their signage material. The Navori QL software platform is ideally suited to this task. With full real-time data support, Navori QL can display pricing and nutritional information from a database or POS system in real-time.
Electronic Menu Boards Media Player
QSRs and other types of restaurants wishing to deploy electronic menu boards are on the lookout for reliable and cost-effective solutions. There are many electronic menu board media players on the market but only Navori QL truly offers what restaurant owners and operators really need. A robust and efficient media player compatible with both Microsoft Windows and Android platforms. This means you can push content to large format screens, projectors and tablets in a completely transparent manner.
Electronic Menu Boards Software
Navori QL represents a new standard in electronic menu board software. The Navori QL platform supports all popular media formats as well as live data. The Navori QL system is easy to install and simple deploy. This electronic menu board software solution can help you manage thousands of players from any location of your choice. You can even use a Mac to access the QL Manager system. Simply log in using your favorite web browser and there is no additional software required.
Electronic Signage Media Player
Electronic signage media players must be highly reliable and extremely secure since they play a crucial role in keeping your audience informed with live news, weather information, wayfinding and emergency communications. The Navori QL software platform is optimized for all types of electronic signage media player hardware, including Windows based PCs and Android devices.
Electronic Signage Networks Media Player
The Navori QL electronic signage network media player is one of the most reliable and efficient software player on the market able to support all popular media types including interactive content. Navori QL lets users publish and display multimedia content of the highest quality with a streamlined user interface, the product requires minimal training or maintenance and can easily deployed on Windows or Android.
Electronic Signage Software Media Player
Electronic signage software media players are used to display content that is scheduled via a CMS application over LAN or the Internet. These systems can broadcast complex programming down to individual screens. Users can include live news items, sport scores, financial data and other real-time information.
Electronic Signage Systems Media Player
Electronic signage system media players are an essential component to most screen networks. Playback devices can be Windows based PCs or devices and tablets running on the Android operating system. Electronic signage system media players must perform several tasks and they must do so in an efficient and reliable manner. Players must interpret instructions from a dedicated CMS and ensure all scheduled content is properly rendered on each screen. The more advanced electronic signage system media players will also monitor performance and display their status in real-time.
Electronic Signage UK Media Player
In order to be truly effective, electronic signage UK media players should perform several tasks and they must do so in an efficient and reliable manner. They can be compatible with Windows PCs or devices and tablets running on the Android operating system. Media players will display content scheduled on a CMS and ensure all content is played on each screen. The more advanced electronic signage UK media players will also monitor performance and display their status in real-time. Electronic signage UK media players are an essential part of most screen networks.
Elevator Digital Signage
People who travel in elevators are sought after by many advertisers. This is where elevator digital signage comes in because captive audiences offer unique opportunities for screen advertising networks. Elevator digital signage is a growth sector and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.
Elevator Digital Signage Media Player
Elevators offer their own technical challenges. First, you have network availability and then you must deal with small display sizes and vandal-proof mounting systems. Elevator digital signage media players also require specific considerations such as high reliability and low maintenance. It is important to choose the best partner for your elevator applications. One such product is the Navori QL digital signage platform which offers all of the features required for elevator installations.
Elevator Digital Signage Software
When looking for an elevator digital signage software solution, consider the factors that will make or break the project. How will the software operate in non-optimal conditions? Is the product secure and easy to maintain? Can the application function in low-bandwidth or no-bandwidth situations? Navori QL is the solution for complex and difficult projects. The software was developed with these specific conditions in mind.
Elevator Signage Media Player
Elevators offer their own sets of challenges. First, you have minimal network availability and then you must deal with small displays and secure mounting systems. Elevator signage media players must also be very reliable and require minimal maintenance. You should always pick the best partner for your elevator installations such as the Navori QL digital signage platform. The Navori QL media player offers all the features required for elevator installations.
Elevator Signage Software Media Player
Looking for an elevator signage software media player? Consider these factors. Will the software continue to operate in non-optimal conditions? Is the product secure and easy to maintain? Can the application function in low-bandwidth or no-bandwidth situations? Navori QL is the best solution for the most complex and difficult projects. The Navori QL software was developed with these types of conditions in mind.
Small and large companies often share the same requirements when thinking of employee TV. There is a lot of information that can be broadcast through a network of screens, like sales and financial data. This is where employee TV comes into play. Employee TV uses digital signage technology to manage content and distributes the content through a screen network. Screens displaying this type of content can be installed across a building, on multiple floors or even in various towns.
Employee TV Media Player
Employee TV media players represent the brains behind every successful screen network. These are usually Windows PCs or Android based devices running highly optimized playback software controlled via a dedicated CMS like the Navori QL platform. Employee TV media players can be managed on any LAN or via the Internet.
Employee TV Software
Employee TV software solutions are made up of a CMS application and a software based media player. Employees log into the CMS to manage and schedule content while the player application displays the scheduled media. These systems can operate on private LANs or over the Internet, even on secure networks via HTTPS.
SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer and it is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. Navori supports SSL connections via this option.
Event & Alert
Navori QL tracks two types of data via player log files. These are alerts and events. An alert represents an issue or problem and it may require the user’s immediate attention. An event represents the normal day-to-day operation of the Navori software. Events are tracked for reference purposes.
Navori QL’s validity feature lets users set a date at which content becomes valid and an expiry date after which the content will no longer be shown. Users can also enable the automatic purge feature which deletes all expired content from player’s hard drives or memory storage.
When user publishes information or message on the fly. It can be part of an existing template or can be triggered whenever user published a new message. Express messaging requires a simplify user interface. In QL manager, it’s called QL Server feed. Real-life example: Digital menu boards: The store manager publishes an express message within 5 seconds for promote a specific product or inform about an ongoing event.
A transition effect where text or images will fade into place.
Fade and Grow
A transition effect where text or images will fade and scale up until full size.
A transition effect where text or images will fade into the frame. This effect happens as the content appears on screen.
A transition effect where text or images will fade into place. This effect happens as the content disappears from the screen.
A transition effect where text or images will move upwards into the frame. This effect happens as the content appears on screen.
See Data Feed
Tickers can be programmed to a specific lengths of time (duration) or can remain on screen for as long as there is data to be shown. The feed completion option takes into account the number of records in the data feed and the ticker will remain on screen until all the records have been shown. If there is another ticker in the folder, the next ticker will be displayed otherwise the currently playing ticker will loop back to the beginning.
Feed effects are transitions. Users select the type of feed effect to use each time a new data record or data grid table refresh occurs.
Flash Playback For Digital Signage Media Player
While we have seen most web-centric content migrate slowly to HTML5, digital signage remains an important consumer of Flash media content. This is why savvy network operators always look for Flash playback for digital signage media players.
Folders are used to organize content. By default Navori QL content libraries have a single folder called Media & Templates (root folder). Users can create as many folders and sub-folders as they need under the root folder. Note, this also applies to the Ticker, Not Published folder.
Frames Per Second
The number of images (frames) shown per second in a video file. By default, video files cannot exceed 31 FPS otherwise they will be rejected by the server. This setting can be modified by the administrator if required.
The message shown while the QL Server generates a thumbnail image for the content library.
Give Priority To
This means the playlist will stop to play at the exact time specified in the schedule, regardless of what is currently playing. If you do not select another option, priority will be given to the schedule by default.
In templates and tickers, users can change the thickness and color of the shape’s border, assign a radius to the shape’s corners. They can also assign a solid color or apply a gradient. Colors can also be transparent so viewers can see the content in background through the shape.
The group properties lets users change the group name. Navori QL tracks which user made the change and the time and date of the event.
The healthcare industry relies on digital signage screens for queue management, patient information and waiting room entertainment. With healthcare signage, perceived wait times are reduced ensuring a more pleasant experience for patients and visitors alike.
HDMI-CEC is a technology standard enabling Android media players to communicate with the screens using HDMI cables. Typically, the digital signage player will select the right source and automatically turn the screen on and off based on a predefined schedule set in the digital signage software. Windows PC uses RS232 to make the PC Player communicating with the screen.
This options brings up the software’s online help. The online help is a fully-searchable web site that is updated periodically as new features are added to the software.
A ticker can be temporarily suppressed at the user’s discretion. This requires the user to select the Hide Ticker option in the Media or Template properties.
This option is available in the Media and Template properties. When selected, any currently published or assigned ticker will be removed from the screen for the duration of the media or template. Once the content has finished playing, the ticker will reappear.
The horizontal wipe is a feed effect or transition users can apply to RSS, XML or QL Server feed data shown in a template or ticker.
Represents the term hypertext markup language. Another term for a web page. Navori can display web pages just like any other supported content. Web pages can be assigned a duration, cropping value and validity period.
Navori QL supports images and static graphics. Images are assigned a 7 second duration by default but users can change this value as required.
Refers to each time a media item is shown on screen. The impression is the act of displaying the image on the screen and Navori QL tracks the number of impressions in the playback reports.
Players can be set as Active or Inactive. Navori QL Server ignores inactive players. These players will not display the current status nor will they be able to receive new updates until they are reactivated by the user.
Interactive Digital Signage
Digital signage can be static or interactive. Static signage delivers content without any input from the viewer. Interactive digital signage lets the audience control what’s playing on the screen using tactile information on a touchscreen or movement via a motion sensor or Kinect. See also active digital signage.
Internal Corporate TV
Companies of all sizes share similar requirements when thinking of internal corporate TV. For example, there is a lot of information that can be published through a screen network such as sales, statistical and financial data. This is where internal corporate TV comes into play. These types of installations rely on digital signage technologies to manage and distribute media content through a screen network. These screens can be located across many buildings, on multiple floors or even in various cities across the continent. See also corporate tv
Internal Corporate TV Media Player
Internal corporate TV media players are the brains behind every successful screen network. They are mainly Windows PCs or Android based devices running an optimized media player software that is controlled by a CMS much like the Navori QL Manager software. Internal corporate TV media players can operate on a LAN or via the Internet.
Internal Corporate TV Software
Internal corporate TV software solutions are made up of a CMS application and a software based media player. Employees log into the CMS to manage and schedule multimedia content while the media player engine displays the media. These types of systems can operate on a LAN or over the Internet, even on secure networks via HTTPS.
Navori QL lets administrators create user accounts with restricted access based on the IP address of the user. When enabled, the user will only be able to log in from one of the listed IP addresses. Note that wildcards are supported.
The kilobyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.
A kilobyte per second (kB/s) is a unit of data transfer rate equal to 8,000 bits per second. This measure is used when encoding digital video.
Navori QL lets users assign one or more keywords to each media item. These keywords are then taken into account whenever someone performs a content search in the library. Multiple keywords can be added and users must simply leave a space between each keyword.
Key Performance Indicators, are commonly use in corporate communications. Generally, KPI’s communicate internal and external information. “Internal” KPI’s are usually displayed to selected team members, communication is related to measure and optimize company results/activities. “External” KPI’s communicate relevant information to various consumers, per example surveys results or market research information.
Represents the previous month.
Represents the prior 3 months.
Represents the last six months.
Last Two Weeks
Represents the last two weeks.
Represents the last year.
The digital-out-of-home or DooH industry relies on LED Billboards to reach their audience where ever they may be. LED Billboards are now common along highways and on busy intersections where motorists spend most of their time in traffic. These applications require reliable and stable digital signage software that provides real-time monitoring and email alerts to ensure optimal performance.
A graphical element composed of a single line.
Live Rss Crawling Banner Media Player
Financial applications like stock tickers rely on live RSS crawling banner media players to display up to the minute information. These types of applications are usually realized using traditional digital signage software with real-time data display capabilities.
Live Rss Crawling text
Display live RSS crawling text using a full-featured digital signage application with real-time data support such as the Navori QL software platform. Create custom templates of tickers with live RSS crawling text to display news, sport scores, live weather forecasts, sales results, real-time statistics and more.
Live Rss Crawling text Software
By using live RSS crawling text software, financial institutions and corporations can inform staff and customers in a smart and efficient manner. There is no better way to display this type of content than with the Navori QL signage platform. Display live local and remote data without having to write one line of code.
The time at the location where the user or player is located.
Location Specific Content
Content that has been assigned to a player specifically. The software supports up to 25 separate content that users can assign to each player. To launch location specific content, users simply insert placeholders in their playlists.
Navori QL lets users lock individual layers within templates and tickers. When locked, items can only be modified using specific coordinates. The item can no longer be moved or re-sized using the mouse.
When a user logs-out, the current QL Manager session is terminated and the user is returned to the login page.
Users wishing to work in the QL Manager application must first log in using their user name and password. They will remain logged-in until they either close their web browser
Media can either play once (default) or loop multiple times. Selecting any number other than one will enable looping.
Lottery Digital Signage
Displaying real-time data such as for lottery digital signage requires very specific features such as the ability to broadcast XML data in a secure and reliable fashion. The Navori QL software platform was specifically designed with these challenges in mind. The software offers the easiest user interface to learn and use. Its web based software interface requires no additional software to install on user’s PCs and Macs are supported.
Lottery Digital Signage Media Player
Lottery operators around the world have begun deploying digital signage networks. The reasons are obvious, these systems lets operators advertise jackpots and alert winners in real-time. This simply cannot be achieved using print material. The technology behind lottery digital signage players has also evolved over time with support for XML data and interactivity.
Lottery Digital Signage Software
Security and reliability are two key factors to consider when selecting a lottery digital signage software platform. Many lottery screen networks must be able to operate 24/7 with minimal interruption and remain protected from unauthorized access. The Navori QL software system features a robust and reliable rendering engine and support for HTTPS connections. This results in lower failure rates and better overall performance.
Mall Digital Signage Software
Today’s technically savvy consumer expects to be informed and entertained while on the go. This is why shopping malls across the globe are embracing digital screen networks. Mall digital signage software sales have been increasing every year in response to demand and today’s software must integrate mobile technologies to retain consumer’s attention.
In Navori QL terms, Manager is another name for user. The word is interchangeable.
Maximum allowed bitrate for video content in Navori QL. The default maximum bitrate is 10,532 Kilobits per second. This value can be modified by the administrator if required.
The maximum total duration allowed for all the items in a playlist (expressed in HH:MM:SS). By default there are no limits to content in a playlist.
Maximum Frame Second
Maximum allowed number of frames per second for video content in Navori QL. The default maximum FPS is 31. This value can be modified by the administrator if required.
Maximum Media Allowed
Refers to the maximum number of items that is allowed in a playlist. By default there are no restrictions to the number of items.
Media refers to files that are uploaded to the QL Server and then forwarded to each QL Player as required.
Media & Template
The Media & Template folder is the root location for all media and templates in each media library. Users may create sub-folders below this folder to better organize their content.
A descriptive name users can give to each media item uploaded to the QL Server. By default, QL Server will use the file name as descriptive name and the user has the option of modifying it as necessary.
Media Player in the digital signage industry is a device in charge of content playback or rendering. It is connected to the screen and operating 24×7. A player software is running on it.
Media Player Software
Media Player software is the software module running and driving the media player. Smart signage is related to the media player software. Some player software run on Windows PC or Android or Linux. Navori QL Player runs on both Windows and Android sharing the same functionalities.
The size of the file uploaded to the QL Server and stored in the content library.
Refers to a template region in which you can assign one or more media items to be played in succession. Media assigned to a zone can loop or play through once and pause.
Meeting Room Digital Signage
Typical meeting room AV installations used to be restricted to projectors and white boards. This has all changed with the advent of meeting room digital signage. Nowadays you will find Android tablet based signage at the meeting room entrance displaying the room’s occupants. Inside you will find extra-large displays replacing the traditional projectors. The reasons are simple. Connectivity, quietness (no fan) and compatibility.
Meeting Room Digital Signage Media Player
The foundation of every meeting room AV system is the meeting room digital signage media player. With support for all popular multimedia file formats, real-time data using XML and scheduling capabilities, meeting room digital signage media players represent the best choice for corporate users. These systems can interface with other corporate systems and extend to reception areas, public meeting spaces, lunch rooms and more.
Meeting Room Digital Signage Software
Corporate users who want to leverage today’s leading edge technologies should consider meeting room digital signage software. These systems ensure compatibility with back-end systems for real-time data sharing and offer the best execution for stunning graphics and smooth video playback. Workplace communication extends from the boardroom all the way to the shop floor and meeting room digital signage software helps you get your message out.
Menu Board Media Player
Menu board media players ensure all text and media is presented in its best light. After all, a restaurant’s image must be preserved even when displayed on a small tablet or register mounted screen. The best menu board media players ensure all content is shown at the highest available resolution and on as many devices as possible.
Menu Board Software
No longer satisfied with static images and boring text, restaurants are increasingly looking at digital signage as a source of customer information and entertainment. Whether it is coffee pouring into a cup or smoothies being mixed in a tall glass, video has found its place on restaurant walls and only menu board software can make these images come to life.
What do fine dining establishments, cafeterias, bakeries and QSRs have in common? Menu boards. They come in different shapes and sizes. Some are hung near the entrance, welcoming patrons. Others are hanging behind a counter, offering a glimpse of the restaurant’s selection. In every case, menu boards are essential to any establishment.
By default, playlists occupy individual time slots in the planning grid. However, Navori QL lets users overlap playlists, essentially stacking them so they occupy the same time slot. Up to 3 playlists can overlap at any given time and when they do the content of each playlist will be merged according to preset rules (either sequentially or reordered).
Playlist that are merged will follow the sequential rule meaning all the items of the first playlists will be shown followed by all the items in the second and third playlist, if present.
Messaging is the content or animation shown to the audience through displays or screens.
MTBF is the expected life time of an electronic device or the period of time between failures. It is expressed in hours of operations and measure of how reliable a hardware product or component is.
Multi-Screen Digital Signage Software
A properly executed video wall can complement any décor and become the focal point of any architectural feature. But even the best video wall installation can fall flat if the content delivery is sub-par. This is where multi-screen digital signage software comes in. With support for multiple, high definition screens and full HD video content, multi-screen digital signage makes your video wall come alive.
Narrowcasting is the opposite of broadcasting. Where broadcasting makes content available to anyone who has access to a signal, narrowcasting pushes content to specific screens down to individual screens if you are so inclined. Narrowcasting ensures your content only goes to the audience you select.
Narrowcasting Advertising Software
Most digital signage networks are currently based on narrowcasting advertising software applications. These systems rely on a back-end server or CMS to store and schedule content. A player application is deployed on PCs or Android devices connected to various displays, touch enabled screens or projectors. The Navori QL narrowcasting advertising software is behind some of the largest screen deployments.
Narrowcasting Media Player
Professional digital signage deployments rely on the most up-to-date CMS platforms to ensure reliable and consistent performance. The Navori QL narrowcasting media player is such a product. With over 15 years of continuous development and an installed base spanning the globe, Navori QL is the solution of choice for professionals.
Narrowcasting Player Software
Narrowcasting player software applications can ensure your content gets to the right target audience at the right moment. This is why advertising account managers, human resource professionals and signage network operators rely on the Navori QL digital signage platform.
Advertising and infotainment needs are best met using narrowcasting software. Content management, scheduling and tracking need a full featured narrowcasting software like the Navori QL solution. The system includes player status tracking, scheduling and rule-based programming, multi-level management all performed using a sophisticated web-based front-end called QL Manager.
Narrowcasting Software for Hosting
The most efficient narrowcasting software for hosting providers is the Navori QL platform. The system is made up of 3 modules. QL Server for the back-end services, QL Manager for user interaction and QL Player as the playback engine that can be deployed on PCs running Windows or Android based devices.
Navori QL has a native player for both Android & Windows. Native players are more feature rich than Web-based players and do not need to always be connected to the internet to display content. Native players allow for deeper, more detailed monitoring and management capabilities.
Navori’s Digital Signage software platform consisting of the QL Server, QL Manager and QL Player.
Open Pluggable Specification (OPS)
The open pluggable specification was designed to streamline the integration of computing hardware into commercial-grade display screens. OPS also simplifies hardware installation because all the hardware fits inside the display screen. In most cases the OPS unit is inserted in the screen itself, either at the back or in the side behind the bezel. This makes for very clean installations as it reduces the number of exposed wires and since the PC is mounted inside the screen itself, it becomes less susceptible to vandalism or theft. Modern OPS units can support Windows or Android and can support full HD 1080p content.
Outdoor Digital Signage Software
Out-of-home and LED billboards need a reliable and secure outdoor digital signage software solution. It’s important to remember these screens must remain operational 24/7/365 as any downtime can potentially affect revenues. This is why the Navori QL software platform is such a smart choice for outdoor digital signage applications.
Outdoor LED Digital Signage Media Player
Outdoor LED digital signage media players are used in many out-of-home display applications. These types of installations become street side billboards or architectural signage and as such require highly reliable back-end software to ensure a reliable and trouble-free operation. The Navori QL software platform is at the heart of many such installations around the globe. No other product can touch come close to its resilience, performance and efficiency.
The Windows version of the QL Player engine that is designed for PCs.
Navori QL’s proprietary reporting system which records every instance (impression) of media playback. The Playback Reporting system offers several options to filter results and restrict the scope of each search. Results can be exported in Excel or CSF file format for distribution or use with an ad billing system.
The software that every media player PC or Android device needs to display content according to a specific set of instructions. The Player Software is an essential part of any digital signage system.
Player Technical Profile
Player profiles can be applied to any number of players so you can easily configure and reconfigure technical settings for multiple players at a time. Each player retains its own unique technical properties while Player Profiles manage global settings such as the default media to play, screen on/off times, etc.
Refers to a template region in which you can assign an entire playlist. Only requirement is the playlist assigned to a zone cannot be used in any schedule. Media within the playlist assigned to a zone can loop or play through once and pause.
PowerPoint Playback Media Player
Not all digital signage users have access to graphic design talent. For those who simply want to display content created in-house using their existing skillsets there are PowerPoint playback media players. These are usually entry-level software applications that have minimal scheduling or content management options but can still perform basic signage tasks.
Point of Sale (Cash Registers)
POS at cash registers indicates to a machine embedded with a display to provide signage mounted directly on the cash register. The intention is to provide direct interaction with content to be purchased.
Point of Sale Signage
Point of Sale or POS signage refers to signs that are mounted close to products offered for sale. Traditionally, POS signs were printed on card or styrene stock and positioned on retail shelves. The term eventually expanded to other types of promotional signage, including digital signs.
Public displays refers to digital supports like TV screens, LED billboard displays or tablets located in public spaces showing various types of digital signage contents.
Public Display Software
Digital signage is sometimes referred to as public displays, especially when we are talking about screen installations in public spaces. Public display software is used to manage and schedule content on public screen networks. It’s important to note the best public display software should offer a high level of security and reliability. These are critical factors to consider when planning to publish content in public spaces.
Public Information Display Media Player
Public information display media players require technologies based in the digital signage realm. Since most installations use narrowcasting techniques to publish a mix of static and real-time information to a network of screens located in public or shared spaces. The main purpose behind these systems is the dissemination of useful information via screens in train stations, bus shelters, public libraries, city hall, police station or any other public space.
Public Information Display Software
There are many sources of data that can be distributed using public information display software. Most commonly you will find weather forecasts, transit information such as bus, train, airplane arrival and departure times, transit status and many news feeds that are of general interest to the greater public. These displays will often be programmed with a mix of videos, animations and information to inform and entertain travelers.
Public Information Displays
Government departments and private institutions often deploy public information displays to assist staff and visitors. These public information displays are mostly passive but sometimes may include interactive kiosks. These screens can display information from databases, web pages, wayfinding and multimedia content. The most popular content engine for these displays is professional digital signage software such as the Navori QL software platform.
Our entry-level solution designed for simple projects that require a digital signage solution with zero ramp-up time.
The front-end component of Navori’s QL Software system consisting of a Web GUI running in Microsoft Silverlight. QL Manager allows users to easily manage, organize and schedule their content before sending it to one or more players.
The playback engine component Navori’s QL Software system which receives updates from QL Manager and plays scheduled content.
Our enterprise-grade software platform that can handle projects of any size and complexity.
The back-end component of Navori’s QL Software system comprised of the SQL Database and IIS Web Server
Reception Digital Signage
Reception digital signage, also known as lobby digital signage has become quite popular in many corporate environments. The reasons are quite obvious. Display equipment and PC hardware have been coming down steadily while software capabilities have increased proportionally. This has led to significant digital signage sales growth in this market.
Reception Digital Signage Media Player
Modern corporations who wish to welcome visitors in style can do so using large format screens powered by reception digital signage media players. These powerful media players can display visitor information mixed in with weather, live news and corporate material. Navori QL is the software of choice behind many successful lobby screen installations.
Reception Digital Signage Software
Visit any large corporate lobby and chances are you will find at least one digital signage screen if not more displaying welcome messages and news. These systems rely on reception digital signage software to ensure content is displayed optimally and reliably. Smart corporations rely on the Navori QL reception digital signage software for all of their lobby screen needs.
Restaurant Display Board Media Player
Many QSRs and other facilities that use restaurant display boards require a reliable and cost-effective solution for their menus. There are lots of restaurant display board media players on the market but only Navori QL offers what hospitality customers truly need… A robust and cost-effective media player that is compatible with Windows PCs and Android devices. With Navori QL, restaurant owners and operators can publish content to large screens and small tablets for total freedom.
Restaurant Display Board Software
Navori QL represents a new standard in restaurant display board software. The Navori QL software platform supports all popular media formats and even live data. The Navori QL system is the simplest application to install and easiest deploy. This restaurant display board software will help you manage any size screen deployments. Simply log in using your favorite web browser on a PC or Mac and you are good to go. There is no additional software required.
Restaurant Display Boards
More and more restaurants and QSRs are installing restaurant display boards. What’s helping drive this growth is many governments are now requiring restaurants to post caloric values and nutritional information for customers. The Navori QL software platform is ideally suited to manage and display restaurant display board content. With full real-time data support, Navori QL can display pricing and nutritional information stored on a database or POS system. This information can be added to product photographs, videos and other marketing material.
Retail Digital Signage
Retail stores use digital signage screens and projection systems to support advertising and merchandising programs. Some stores use projection systems to display graphics that enhance the store experience while others use screens across the sales floor to increase sales and inform customers.
Retail TV Network Media Player
The retail environment can be harsh and unforgiving. There is little tolerance for blank screens so it’s important to invest in a retail TV network media player that is reliable and able to communicate any issue to administrative staff. The Navori QL software platform offers all the features that retailers need. With a reliable and efficient rendering engine, Navori QL Player is the preferred choice for retailers worldwide.
Retail TV Network Software
Retail stores are always looking for an edge over their competition and with the advent of e-commerce, showrooming has become a big problem. This is when in-store shoppers start price checking products using their smartphones. Retail TV network software helps store chains fight back. By advertising aggressive price adjustments in real-time, retailers can respond to e-commerce competitors quickly and retain shoppers.
Screen include any type of flat screen whether professional display or consumer TV. Outdoor LED and projection are not considered as screens.
A geometric shape (rectangle or ellipse) that can be added to any template or ticker. Ads a visual element to the content.
Geometric shapes have no border by default. To assign a border, pick a line size and a border color.
Signage Media Player
Large scale advertising networks rely on professional-grade signage media players. The reasons are obvious. Professional software like the Navori QL platform offer peace of mind and a higher return on investment compared to other solutions. The product is flexible. For example, it supports both Windows PCs and Android devices and tablets. Training costs are also greatly reduced due to the simplified user interface.
Professional advertising network operators understand the need for quality signage software. Their bottom line depends on a reliable and expandable network. The Navori QL signage software platform supports any size network and is easily scalable as you expand into new locations. This web based system has the lowest operating cost as there is no additional software to install. Users simply log in using their web browser and secure connections are supported.
Signage System Media Player
The CMS is the brains of any digital signage network but the heart is the signage system media player. Each media player must perform several functions and the main one is playing the content on the attached display device. Other functions are related to system management and reporting. The Navori QL system includes a watchdog system that monitors player performance and takes action if any issue is detected. This system ensures optimal content playback and continuous system monitoring.
Signage System Software
The Navori QL signage system software powers some of the largest screen deployments in the world. The reasons are obvious. The platform was designed from the ground up for this single purpose and Navori SA is totally focused on signage system software. In fact the company has been producing signage system software for the past 15 years and marketing the product worldwide through a network of subsidiaries in major markets. The Navori QL software solution is the most sophisticated product of its kind.
Today’s screen networks are based on digital signage systems. Here is an example of a Navori QL powered signage system. We begin with a back-end server which can be located on-premises or in the cloud and then we deploy Windows PCs and Android devices running the QL Player application. Each Player is connected to one or more screen at each location and the players communicate with the QL Server via LAN or the Internet. Content administrators access the system via a web interface on their PCs or Macs.
Basic digital signage software can play some common, static content while smart signage software can show a much broader range of dynamic and attention-grabbing content. Smart signage leverages the power of live data to constantly update the information shown on screens.
This represents the current state of a given player. To the left of each player name you will find a selection box. The color of the selection box represents the current status of the player. A blue status means the player is functioning normally. A yellow status means the player has detected an alert or event and a red status means we are no longer receiving a “heartbeat” from the player.
Store TV Software
Retail stores are always looking for leg up on their competition and with the growing popularity of e-commerce, showrooming has become a big issue for many retailers. Showrooming happens when shoppers price check products in-store using their smartphones. Store TV software can help retailers fight back. By making advertising price adjustments often, retailers can respond to any competitor very quickly and increase sales.
Social Media Digital Signage – Digital signage is at its best when content is updated frequently. This is where social media comes into play. Daily content updates are no longer necessary when you add social media content and news feeds to your digital signage programming. Social news feeds are posted to your screens instantly so you don’t have to do it yourself.
TAG in Navori QL refers to words a user assigns to a content and players. The content will only play when there is a match. Determine TAGs and assign an exact or partial match for content to play. TAGs can be assigned to any supported content, images, videos, Flash, webpages (HTML), templates, streaming video and live TV.
Templates can either show a solid color or an uploaded image. Images will be automatically re-sized to match the Navori QL Player display.
A software add-on module for QL Manager that lets users design screen layouts using media and template zones. Text, graphical elements and live data are supported.
A text field that can be added to any template or ticker. Text fields can be formatter as per the user’s requirements and edited as needed. Users can edit the text in position or in a field on the left side of the template or ticker designer.
A software add-on module for QL Manager that lets users design tickers and graphical overlays. Text, graphical elements and live data (RSS Feeds, social media, server feeds) are all supported.
Time can be formatted differently depending on your language or country requirements. Select one of the options to change how the date is displayed on your screens.
Navori Labs has developed a software development kit (SDK) so end-users can trigger individual media or entire playlists using external devices, sensors and software applications. Examples: triggering playback of evacuation alerts or notifications in case of fire or other event.
Touchscreen Signage Software
Wayfinding and interactive applications rely on touchscreen signage software to provide on-demand information to your audience.
Touch Screen Display – There would be no interactive kiosk without the touch screen display. Touch enabled LED screens let the audience interact with wayfinding maps, search for information or perform ecommerce transactions right at the point of decision.
User accounts provide access to the system. There are three types of users. Administrators, end-users and data-only users. User accounts are accessed using a unique name and password. These fields are alphanumeric and special characters are supported.
User profiles can be applied to any number of accounts so you can easily configure and reconfigure the rights and system parameters for multiple users at a time. Each user retains its own access however User Profiles manage more global settings such as user rights and access to various alerts, events, etc.
Video Wall Signage
Video wall signage used to require expensive hardware and complex software. Today’s video wall signage can rely on modern digital signage software to achieve stunning results with no complex programming required. Templates let users assign content to one or more screens using drag and drop.