‘National Techies Day’ Q & A with Gaz Rowntree

Q. What made you pursue a career in technology? A. My Grandad and Dad were utter geeks. Grandad Rowntree would make kite aerials and radio transmitters that would break records for being able to chat to people by bouncing signals off the moon. My Dad was busy making huge guitar amps and one of the first groups of commercial programmers in the…

SignStix 3.3 Release Notes

We are delighted to announce the release of SignStix version 3.3. Following the team's move to a spacious new office and demo suite in Central Leeds, this release adds several great new features to enhance the SignStix experience further. Power Tools Until now, some of the most powerful functionality in SignStix was only available to expert users willing to try…

How Digital Signage Improves Communications in the Workplace

If you were to ask any employer what they would like to see from their workforce, answers such as ‘loyal’, ‘driven,’ and ‘committed’ would most likely be the most popular – not forgetting, of course, the age-old ‘always willing to go the extra mile.’ It is a natural ambition for any corporation to aim for high levels of productivity from…

RBTE 2017: SignStix, Selectronic and Toshiba GCS Join Forces to Showcase Latest Retail Innovations

SignStix has returned from another successful year exhibiting at the Retail Business Technology Expo. London’s Retail Business Technology Expo (RBTE) is Europe’s must-attend event for retail and hospitality, offering strategic and tactical advice to organisations, covering topics and solutions such as eCommerce, digital signage, customer engagement, loyalty, mobile apps, analytics and much more. The event is held adjacent to the…

SignStix® and Philips Professional Display Solutions launch ‘all-in-one’ display-based digital signage solution to global market

SignStix® and Philips PDS (Professional Display Solutions) have officially launched a new, totally embedded signage solution based around the Philips D-Line display - completely removing the need for external hardware. The new integrated solution made its global debut at the Philips Partners’ booth at the recent Integrated Systems Europe Show. The Full HD, D-Line display was the first Philips model to…

The Benefits of DOOH Signage

“Of the estimated £20billion spent in the UK on advertising in 2015, £6.3billion is predicted to have been digital.” – Creative Industries Digital-Out-Of-Home (DOOH) advertising is a rapidly growing industry that is emerging as a hugely popular channel for consumers and advertisers alike. In 2014, the total spend on outdoor advertising increased by 3%, exceeding the £1billion mark for the first…

SignStix Digital Engagement Platform Shortlisted for 4th Industry Award in Just 6 Months

Cloud-based digital engagement platform SignStix has been shortlisted for the prestigious UK Digital Experience Awards 2015. SignStix is a finalist for the Best Cloud Service category with its cloud-based SaaS (software-as-a-service) solution, used by commercial and corporate enterprises to create innovative digital experiences. The UK Digital Experience Awards recognise and celebrate the delivery of an exceptional customer experience through digital…

SignStix Launches Enhanced Video-Slicing and Cross-Zone Synchronization Features for Easy, Affordable UHD Video Walls

Cloud-based digital signage platform SignStix® has announced the release of its enhanced video-slicing and cross-zone synchronization features for affordable ultra-high-definition (UHD) video walls. As part of its new SignStix Python (Version 2.7) feature release, SignStix now offers enhanced pre-processed video slicing for video walls, where high-resolution videos are automatically chopped-up into a number of separate ‘slices’, one for each screen. This…