Digital menu board blogger looks at hot trends in restaurant digital signage. Digital menu boards and restaurant digital signage are getting smarter and and becoming an invaluable source of actionable business intelligence.
The restaurant industry’s biggest show of the year is kicking off Saturday when tens of thousands of restaurant operators and vendors meet in Chicago for the NRA event.
Local marketing, local sourcing, mobile technologies and customer service initiatives are all expected to move to the front burner in the New Year.
Lucas Clarke, director of marketing for the Colorado-based salad concept, shares some insights into MAD Greens' integration of digital signage and social media.
Engaging digital signage can be a key differentiator in the customer experience by educating guests about menu items, driving craving, reducing perceived wait times, and more.
Because of the heavy traffic volume at the drive-thru, Panasonic's Jeff Pinc said the industry is in the beginning stages of wide adoption of outdoor digital displays.
Such technology decreases a customer's perceived wait time by up to 40 percent.
The retail food industry depends on suggestive selling and upselling, according to restaurant franchisee and digital signage provider Ernest Koury, and when you have disinterested employees, no one is there to protect your brand. Digital signage mitigates the impact of undertrained or overwhelmed front line employees.
Starbucks recently opened its first company-owned store at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla. According to the company’s blog, the new store features a distinctive design headed by Senior Designer David Daniels.
Starbucks opened in Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., in March.
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Digital signage video walls and touchscreen self-order drive-thru kiosks were among the technology highlights at this year's National Restaurant Association show.
Open digital signage software platform Enplug and restaurant waiting list app Waitlist Me have built a new product integration designed to make it easy for any business to display a list of waiting customers on a digital signage display or TV screen, according to a joint announcement.
The conference will focus on technologies such as digital signage, self-service kiosks, mobile and tablets, as well as emerging technologies like beacons, virtual assistants and augmented reality.
The webinar will cover the value of menu boards, interactive screens, mobile payments and proximity marketing.
TouchTunes subsidiary Tanjarine announced today the launch of its integrated tabletop ordering, entertainment and pay-at-the-table solution. "Restaurants are seeing significant benefits from tablet solutions, and large chains have begun deploying them across the country. Until now, there hasn't been a...
Wand Corp. has launched two new features to help users better customize in-store marketing and sales efforts.
Delphi Display Systems Inc. announced that Slim Chickens has installed Delphi’s Insight technology platform for its newest store opening in Fayetteville, Ark.
The new Buffalo Wild Wings location in New York City's Times Square will feature full-motion LED digital signage to fit into the hustle and bustle of the iconic location. The LED signage is part of a package of interior and...
Next Digital Signage Solutions, a division of Cinema Scene Marketing, recently announced the completion of its first digital menu board installation with Tortilla Ranch Mexican Grill, which is scheduled to open today in Overland Park, Kansas. "NextDSS has a proven...
A new concept called Super Chix is up and running in Arlington, Texas. According to Ad Age, the restaurant is being tested by Yum! Brands, and features a limited menu of chicken sandwiches, chicken tenders, French fries, beverages and frozen...
Market Thyme and Market Creations, two fast casuals based in Chicago, have completed digital upgrade projects that included an installation of dynamic digital menu boards across all locations, according to a company press release. As one of the fastest growing...
WAND Corp. won gold at the 2014 Digital Signage Expo for its digital menu board solution for food trucks.
Delphi Display Systems Inc. has announced that multiple national restaurant brands will be piloting its Insight Engage Indoor Digital Menu System in locations around the country. Delphi's Insight Engage software platform allows restaurant operators to drive sales via an adaptive...
Global technology solutions provider Infusion is using this week's National Retail Federation Show in New York City as the backdrop to showcase its retail technology at its headquarters at 599 Broadway. Central to this showcase will be the work Infusion...
Addressing the problems of purchasing separate components and challenging IT to figure out how to make it work together, AOPEN today announced nTAKE, a complete digital menu board solution. The nTAKE solutions has with the ability to connect up to...
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SmartAVI, a provider of audio/visual signal management solutions, introduced the DigiMenu-Pro, an all-in-one menu solution targeted at restaurants, cafes and other foodservice venues. According to a release, the plug-and-play product features a small hardware box with an HDMI output and...