What the heck is
Digital Signage?

ACTEM’s MAINEducation 2009
               Presented by:
            Kerry Gallivan
Main...
What is digital signage?




       Los Angeles Airport
Freeport High School, Freeport, Maine
Noble High School (MSAD#60), North Berwick, Maine
Requirements

•   LCD or plasma display
•   computer with digital signage software
    (Aerva, InfoCaster, PowerPoint)
•  ...
• web-based
• simple deployment
• scalable
• web 2.0 “widgets”
• interactive
Web 2.0 widgets
Freeport High School
•   Aerva computer/software
•   42” LCD display (no tuner/speaker) and mount
•   VGA cable and networ...
Content
  Daily announcements
 Sports schedules / news
     Calendar items
      College visits
       Art gallery
Graduat...
Daily announcements
       example

     RSS feed from
freeportpublicschools.org
Sports schedule
   example

   RSS feed from
highschoolsport.net
School calendar
     example

     RSS feed from
freeportpublicschools.org
Art Gallery
       example

a quicktime movie of student
          art work
College visits
      example

screen shot of the college’s
         website
Graduation
  announcements
     example

student’s yearbook photo
Text Messaging Interactive Poll
Editing
Interface
Keys to success
• RSS feeds
• good location (library, main
  entrance, guidance)
• rotate content - keep it fresh
• involv...
K-12 Schools with Aerva Digital Signage Systems

                        Noble High School, ME

                      Free...
Costs
•   $800-$1,000 42 LCD display, mount and cable
•   $1,199 for Aerva computer / $499 per year
•   installation (done...
Feel free to contact me!

 kerry@kerrygallivan.com
http://ambientawareness.info
   Twitter: kerrygallivan
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An overview of how digital signage can be used within a K-12 educational setting. Presented at ACTEM’s MAINEducation 2009 in Augusta, Maine on October 16, 2009 by Kerry Gallivan.

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What the heck is Digital Signage?

  1. 1. What the heck is Digital Signage? ACTEM’s MAINEducation 2009 Presented by: Kerry Gallivan Maine School Administrative District #75
  2. 2. What is digital signage? Los Angeles Airport
  3. 3. Freeport High School, Freeport, Maine
  4. 4. Noble High School (MSAD#60), North Berwick, Maine
  5. 5. Requirements • LCD or plasma display • computer with digital signage software (Aerva, InfoCaster, PowerPoint) • moderate computer skills
  6. 6. • web-based • simple deployment • scalable • web 2.0 “widgets” • interactive
  7. 7. Web 2.0 widgets
  8. 8. Freeport High School • Aerva computer/software • 42” LCD display (no tuner/speaker) and mount • VGA cable and network connection (IP) • installation (in-house)
  9. 9. Content Daily announcements Sports schedules / news Calendar items College visits Art gallery Graduation announcements
  10. 10. Daily announcements example RSS feed from freeportpublicschools.org
  11. 11. Sports schedule example RSS feed from highschoolsport.net
  12. 12. School calendar example RSS feed from freeportpublicschools.org
  13. 13. Art Gallery example a quicktime movie of student art work
  14. 14. College visits example screen shot of the college’s website
  15. 15. Graduation announcements example student’s yearbook photo
  16. 16. Text Messaging Interactive Poll
  17. 17. Editing Interface
  18. 18. Keys to success • RSS feeds • good location (library, main entrance, guidance) • rotate content - keep it fresh • involve the students
  19. 19. K-12 Schools with Aerva Digital Signage Systems Noble High School, ME Freeport High School, ME Cape Elizabeth High School, ME Cambridge Public Schools, MA Westborough Public Schools, MA Holton-Arms Acedemy, DC
  20. 20. Costs • $800-$1,000 42 LCD display, mount and cable • $1,199 for Aerva computer / $499 per year • installation (done in-house) • $5,000 set-up fee plus monthly fee* SMS apps * commercial rates, ask Aerva for K-12 rates on SMS
  21. 21. Feel free to contact me! kerry@kerrygallivan.com http://ambientawareness.info Twitter: kerrygallivan

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