Mediplay is a digital signage system built uniquely for medical practices, it’s described as “Engaging motion graphics and text are displayed (without audio) on a TV in the waiting room”.
Pioneering? Well you would need to decide but the latest hacker to try it on with a patent is Scott Donley.
United States Patent Application #20120324342 ‘Methods, Systems, and Computer Program Products for Generating a Media Presentation for Digital Signage‘ is described as “A method of generating a media presentation includes receiving a request to create a template, the template comprising a page, receiving a selection of a layout from a plurality of layouts for the page, the layout specifying positions of display windows on the page, and saving the template”.
Filed June 14, 2012, published December 20, 2012.