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Why (Android) Digital Signage Players Are Not Created Equal

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Guest Contributor, John C Wang

In this past year, the digital signage industry appears to have suddenly woken up to the thrill of Android and embrace it, if somehow, it were a saviour for us all. A few weeks ago I had the privilege of joining on stage, in Taiwan, Adrian Cotterill, DailyDOOH’s Editor-in-Chief, at a digital signage seminar with […]

How Popular Is SMIL In Digital Signage?

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Guest Contributor, John C Wang

SMIL is an open standard established by the W3C with its initial intention to serve the IPTV industry. In 2009, a number of digital signage companies including hardware vendors IAdea, ViewSonic, Mitsubishi, Advantech and software makers Scala, signagelive, Dynamax and Screenfeed began shipping products based on this open standard. Today SMIL has grown to become […]