We’ve visited well over 1,000 schools on our travels as technology trainers and we have certainly seen our fair share of school reception areas. This is the entrance point to the school, the place where visitors, parents and occasionally Ofsted inspectors, get their first impression.
When Plymouth College of Art were looking to upgrade their digital signage they found TrilbyTV to be the perfect fit.
On the requirements checklist were ease of use, simple set up and affordability, TrilbyTV ticked all of these says David Jones, Head of IT.Continue reading → Switching on screens at Plymouth College of Art
A lot of the sites we visit on a daily basis purchased signage in a different era. A time where a screen was seen as a holding device. A display of sorts to give people ‘something to do’ while they sat in a waiting area. To cover all interests the screen would often be packed with several areas of content, a news ticker tape, a weather panel, maybe even a live news display from the BBC or Sky in a corner. The live news display often had its own ticker tape and weather info as well!
Sometimes a screen was bought with the idea that a receptionist or other member of staff would ‘update’ the information on it. Maybe welcoming a visitor or adding images of a recent event, but the software behind this ultimately got in the way of making that idea become a reality. The fall back for this was to resort to the same old process, pop someone else’s content on there just to make the screen appear as though it is doing something.Continue reading → The changing face of digital signage
We had three screens showcasing our full-screen content, such as our Twitter feeds which can now be coloured coded to match school and college branding with our new version 4.Continue reading → BETT 2018 in review