DIGITAL SIGNAGE FAIL – WHATS WRONG!
I was gobsmacked when I saw this. It’s a digital screen displaying a PDF file. Yep, you’ve read this correctly … a PDF file. I can’t believe businesses are still using a Windows 10 PC with PDF installed to display their marketing material. What year are we in now? Why not just use digital signage software?
- Content is not displaying full screen
- Displaying static content
- Digital Signage player doesn’t seem to be locked as taskbar is not minimized or hidden
- “Boxing” word was spelt incorrectly. Was spelt as BOXIND
- Use a digital signage software solution provided by a digital signage company
- Convert the PDF to PNG and possibly display it in a slideshow with other marketing material
- Lock down the system i.e possibly set it up in kiosk mode by using a browser to display the PNG image.
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