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A web developer / graphics designer from the University of Minnesota, Duluth will share information about a digital sign created for the entrance to the University of Minnesota Duluth Library. A digital sign is a type of dynamic billboard or poster that can be a single screen or a network of screens that can beremotely updated over the internet. The UMD Library runs their system on an in-house Linux server using the free open source XIBO (pronounced eX-E-bO) client/server solution. The visuals are designed in Photoshop CS3 and Powerpoint 2007, displayed on a 52" LCD TV. It has greatly streamlined getting out announcements in a timely manner in a high-traffic area and has helped to promote our various services. The poster session will include photos, screenshots, handouts, and contact information. A video of the digital sign in action can be seen at http://www.d.umn.edu/lib/digitalsign/.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER:

  • Doreen Hansen is the Web Developer and Graphics Designer at the University of Minnesota Duluth Libraries

Start Date

17-3-2011 12:00 PM

End Date

17-3-2011 1:15 PM

Technical Expertise

basic

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Digital Signage: An Affordable Solution

A web developer / graphics designer from the University of Minnesota, Duluth will share information about a digital sign created for the entrance to the University of Minnesota Duluth Library. A digital sign is a type of dynamic billboard or poster that can be a single screen or a network of screens that can beremotely updated over the internet. The UMD Library runs their system on an in-house Linux server using the free open source XIBO (pronounced eX-E-bO) client/server solution. The visuals are designed in Photoshop CS3 and Powerpoint 2007, displayed on a 52" LCD TV. It has greatly streamlined getting out announcements in a timely manner in a high-traffic area and has helped to promote our various services. The poster session will include photos, screenshots, handouts, and contact information. A video of the digital sign in action can be seen at http://www.d.umn.edu/lib/digitalsign/.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER:

  • Doreen Hansen is the Web Developer and Graphics Designer at the University of Minnesota Duluth Libraries