Digital Signage


Brick-and-mortar retailers were among those hit hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic. Last spring, stores across the globe closed as a result of widespread lockdown measures, causing a decrease in both overall in-store traffic and revenue. But it wasn’t all negative: Some retailers viewed the crisis as an opportunity to adapt to changing customer needs by accelerating their digital transformations and enhancing their brick-and-mortar store and online operations.

It is the only large-scale street vision in Japan with image quality equivalent to 4K in the 150m2 class. Utilizing the curved form, it is possible to broadcast 3D images that cannot be expressed by general flat signage. As a demonstration of 3D images, a giant 3D calico cat will appear between regular broadcasts. It strongly attracts the interest of peripheral users.

How many of you have been approached by a digital signage company promising you the world if you put their product in your place? Plenty to be sure, but the ironic thing is they were all correct. The problem with digital signage is…umm…digital signage. Meaning no one knows exactly what it is or how it works in the restaurant industry. There are a lot of different ways to skin this cat and this post will aim to demystify it, so you choose what’s right for you.

While talking on the phone earlier today to a large national advertiser who has spent millions on everything BUT out of home, OOH to those of us on the inside, she asked me if I was referring to “billboards”. After I slammed my head on my desk multiple times, I said that why yes, billboards. But billboards are just a part of OOH. In fact not all OOH are boards on old wooden poles at the side of Route 1 near an exit. She laughed at first, but asked me to explain.