At the 2017 BETT Education show we launched our new Twitter Feed feature. This means a school entering their Twitter address into TrilbyTV will see their Tweets appear full screen and animated on their digital signage.
It’s a feature that our schools love and some have started to use to provide education specific information and light weight CPD in their staff rooms.
Malmesbury C of E Primary School is a large, vibrant and very busy two form entry primary school. To develop team sprit and morale as well as providing current and up to date information around educational thinking the school is using the TrilbyTV Twitter Feed Feature. Tweets from those such as TES, DfE and their own school Twitter Feed means staff are kept up to date with whats happening both inside and outside the school
Deputy Head Teacher Dan Oakes told TrilbyTV “Staff feel more informed as TrilbyTV allows a continual drip feeding of relevant information to all members of staff”
At TrilbyTV we are always thinking of ways our schools can enhance their digital signage. Our new Twitter Feed Feature is a great way to liven up staff rooms keeping everyone engaged and up to date
We are excited to announce a brand new feature to TrilbyTV – Twitter Feeds.
Our mission to switch on your signage means looking at where your content is and making it super easy to get it on your screens. Today we’re marching forward on our mission allowing you to get more of your content on your screens.
We’ve made it really simple to set up, just click on the Menu button top right and choose Add Twitter Feed, enter your @username and click Add!
Your dynamic Twitter clip will be added to your Video feed just like a video and can be included in any of your Categories or playlists.
We suggest the first Twitter Feed you add is your @school_username which means you’ll always have up-to-date content on your screen.
Twitter feed functionality will require an update to your player apps and will be available for Android, iOS and Chrome players on 1st Feb 2017. AppleTV playback of Twitter feeds is coming soon.
We would love to hear your feedback on this feature so we can extend it further and make it even more useful to you. Please do get in touch @trilbyTV and email@example.com
You can also read more about the Twitter feed on our Support Page
BETT is the biggest technology in education show in the UK with exhibitors, seminars and opportunities to network. It takes place at Excel in London from Jan 25 to 28.
Grab a free BETT Show ticket at www.bettshow.com and then come and find Neil or Ben at the show. Neil will be on the Albion Computers (C270) stand and will be running workshops every day. Ben will be on the Exertis (F380) stand showcasing TrilbyTV and our good friends at Parotec-IT (B141) will also have TrilbyTV on their nifty Minix boxes.
If you’re in town please do come by and say hello – we’d love to see you.
We’re beginning to get festive here at TrilbyTV HQ (probably due to the arrival in town of Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market) and are pleased to announce our 2016 Christmas competition open to all schools in the TrilbyTV community.
It’s a simple to enter competition, we just want to see a Christmas message from your school of no more than 60 seconds uploaded to your TrilbyTV and shared publicly. We suggest you make it using Adobe Spark Video which is a fantastic animation and storytelling tool. Grab the App for iOS or simply login and make via any web browser at spark.adobe.com.
The winning school will receive a pop-up double-sided green/blue screen, great to use with DoInk Green Screen our favourite Green screen app for iOS.
Upload your finished project to your school’s TrilbyTV and turn on Public Access. Then share the link with us, via twitter or email, however you choose!
The competition closes on the 16th December and the winner will be chosen by the TrilbyTV team, and we will announce the winner on 19th December. We look forward to watching your entries!
BETT 2016 ICT company of the year winner are installing TrilbyTV as their digital signage platform of choice
TrilbyTV has certainly been turning quite a few educational heads in the last few months and making some significant new friends. One new friend we are very proud to be working with is education-focused ICT Managed Services and Support provider Joskos Solutions.
are so good at supporting and managing their education customers, in 2016 they won BETT ICT Company of the Year award which was a fantastic and well deserved achievement.
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