ASK THE BOARD: Connectivity Workarounds

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If you can’t cost-effectively or cosmetically get a direct network connection to the digital signage player, what viable alternatives exist?
This week’s question is answered by members of the DSE Advisory Board
INDUSTRY CONSULTANTS COUNCIL

Read the Answer by Jonathan Brawn

“Wired networking is always best, but if it’s not possible, utilize Wi-Fi. Wireless AC and AD are much longer range and higher speed at a much greater reliability than ever before.”
JONATHAN BRAWN
Principal – Brawn Consulting
 

Read the Answer by Margot Myers

“There are aspects to this question. One applies to very small networks with just a few signs in one location. The other applies to larger deployments with more displays and multiple locations.”
MARGOT MYERS
Global Marketing & Communications – The Platt Retail Institute
 

Read the Answer by Jeff Porter

“The answer here depends on many factors. If you have few content updates (say once per month) and few locations (say 20 or less) and the content is just a simple video…”
JEFF PORTER
Founder & CEO – Porter Digital Signage
 

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