Digital Signage Systems Ltd

Digital signage hardware rental, leasing and hire.

Calling All Audio Visual Distributors

Audio visual distributors earn 30% Margin.

Are you audio visual distributors and fancy making a whopping 30+ percent by reselling digital signage?

It is an add-on extra income stream for very little work – sounds ‘ideal’, so what’s the catch? None… by taking stock you have instant supply for your customers, or if you’re short on space the stock can be held for you until your customer requests it. As the world hurtles through the digital age, it is the logical way forward in terms of moving with the times, without the hassle of researching hundreds of makes and models. Whilst most screens are manufactured in China, how can you be sure you will receive the make or model you ordered, or indeed you’ll actually receive a screen (and not a pile of bricks – which believe me, has happened!)

Increasing market share for audio visual distributors.

Piece of mind, along with a cost effective price equals a good deal. A UK based supplier can ship digital signage to resellers and distributors within a minimal time scale; directly to your customer or to site, ready for installation. By already having contacts within the industry, or widening your net to include architects, shop fitters and builders, allows for digital advertising to be included in the project right from the start. There is nothing worse than a project, already over budget, being held up on completion because of an after thought of AV screens. Being an AV installer, you have an insight into the project and location and what your client is aiming to achieve, so by having access to a cost effective digital signage solution, you have no headaches to deal with; just call and a suitable AV screen can be sourced ready for your to work your magic on the installation. Whether it is for a permanent or temporary installation, digital signage has its place, adding extra revenue for the customer.

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Large format digital installations, building projection and hanging electronic banners are perfect solutions for retail, hotel or exhibition sites, both indoor or outdoors. Filling a space with an innovative and lively image will make people stop and take note and can be adaptable for a myriad of events or locations, including outside. It brings branding to the forefront of an ad campaign. It doesn’t have to be just a 36” screen to be effective, being creative and imaginative may be a step too far for many shop owners or retailers but have no fear, we can guide you through the vast array of digital screens and find a perfect and cost effective solution. Digital media can be displayed via building signage, window panels, exhibition screens and even through vehicle graphics. Bus and van digital panels are the technology being developed now, so you can see digital media is pushing the boundaries of technology and graphics in a huge way.

You’re the best at installation, we’re the best for supplying the kit: Piece of mind, along with a cost effective price equals a good deal. Audio visual distributors can be comforted in that we have extensive knowledge in the industry and have worked with audio visual distributors in the USA for specific products.

For more information on how you can increase your profit and market share, contact Digital Signage Systems Limited, we are happy to work with any audio visual distributors.

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Digital Signage Rental; More Pros Than Cons

Why digital signage rental is so successful.

The digital signage rental market is on the increase because of its convenience and limitless opportunities. Being able to add an extra revenue stream to your income is always welcome and can be off set against the rental of the hardware. As technology develops, whilst buying the screen and hardware outright is an investment, it can quickly be outdated, so why take the chance? Renting means no initial investment or out-laying of cash and has full technical advice and support to make the most of your equipment. Does your neighboring shop or competition have a digital sign in their window?

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Digital signage rental solutions.

A digital poster for advertising has superseded the traditional forms of wall poster advertising or flyers on top of the counter. They add a modern ambiance which attracts passing customers and increases your up-selling abilities for another income stream. Not only does this appeal to beauticians, but it is also applicable for accountants, leisure centers, shops and retail; including fast food restaurants and also private medical facilities.

Supporting local businesses is an important community opportunity and ANOTHER income; just work out how many adverts could be scheduled to run, 100 times by £100 gives a financial gain of £10,000. Why not have a local builder, electrician, architect, pub, car sales or wedding photographer ‘renting’ space on your digital signage screen? Selective scheduling also includes your own products and services at the most opportune times during the day – or evening (depending on your location).

Digital signage rental is an easy and hassle free experience. There is no technical knowledge needed to make the most of the hardware; plug and play – with the content designed and installed via a USB. This can be updated, changed or altered, as per your selected package, ie. monthly.

The size of screens range from a counter top tablet through to a poster sized window display – so any screen will be suitable to promote your business and other local enterprises.

Renting or leasing the digital signage has got to be a ‘Win Win’ situation, with no risk to you or your business and only a monthly contract – no initial outlay of thousands of pounds. And also without the bother of finding a content creation company to update the images and text of the advertisements, with the added assurance of telephone support.

Digital Signage Systems Ltd can offer a high spec. digital signage rental solutions at cost effective prices.

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Digital Signage For Education – Effective use Of Time

Digital signage for education applications.

When schools and colleges use digital signage hardware, they are not doing it to be trendy; they are using the digital dynamic advertising hardware to communicate with staff, pupils and parents all at the same time in an efficient use of time. So let us look at the different types of digital signage for schools that are available.

Outdoor school digital signage.

digital signage for educationThis is perfect to inform parents about future events, when dropping off or collecting their children, this can be anything from an upcoming school trip, exhibition or parents evening. One thing is certain all educational facilities from primary schools through universities need to have an affordable solution and a solution that will work for the next 3 to 5 years, to ensure the payback is there.

Two problems we have in the UK, the first being the weather. We can have a downpour at a seconds notice and thin in 10 minutes the sky can clear to a beautiful blue sky. The second problem is the potential for the advertising hardware to become damaged outside from ball sports and the like. This is why the digital signage has to be protected from the weather and any physical threat, be it from a football or a cricket ball. The situation when an advertising screen is damaged and unusable is not worth considering. This is one reason that digital signage for education can be difficult without the necessary protection.

Outdoor protective housings that protect the high definition display can be mounted to an external wall, to protect the hardware during school time, then at the end of the school day, a button can be pressed on the remote control and a steel roller shutter cover the entire unit, providing a secure solution. Perfect, as most schools are open in the evenings and could even result in vandalism if left unprotected.

Indoor digital signage.

Educational digital signage is used mainly in the foyer, so if a parent is called in to speak with a teacher, they can see the time and room location for the meeting, they can also see the report for the day’s behavior. So no trying to find a room that is free.

Digital signage for education – cost effective.

Normally a HD display with at least 500 candelas are used for indoor use, for outdoor use (preferably not in direct sunlight), the brightness of the display should be a minimum of 1200 candelas, so the content can be seen on the display clearly. The content is extracted from an internet feed and can be replicated onto the schools website, so if a grandparent collected the child after school the parent can pick up any messages from the schools website.

Installation should be a painless process, with minimum disruption to the school, so ideally if just 1 screen is to be installed a weekend installation would be best, when children will not be around.

Using digital signage for education also allows the facility to communicate with staff, parents and pupils frees everyone’s time us, so the teachers can spend more time teaching and less time chasing lunch money up or deposits for school excursions. Parents know there is a challenge if they are mentioned on the outdoor digital sign, and so do the children, which is a good deterrent for the children to behave in school. The electronic signs are also used to show the status of the school in the school tables and what the outcome was for the OFSTED inspection.

Digital Signage Systems Limited have a vast knowledge of educational digital signage solutions and can provide the solutions they manufacturer at a very affordable price, which is a win win for every school. For more details on digital signage for education, get in touch today.

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Digital Signage used in Small to Medium Enterprises

SME digital signage.

Do small enterprises think that digital signage, like digital posters, are too advanced for their business? This is a misconception, because reception digital signage is one of the many growing markets in the electronic advertising sector. Introducing the company or business brand in an innovative way attracts more customers, bringing in more work = revenue.

SME (Small To Medium Enterprises) digital signage solutions.

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Space is a major consideration, particularly for small businesses, as the budget is crucial and floor space is better used to display goods, for example in a clothing store; so one answer is to use the space above floor level. Free standing kiosks are ideal for certain outlets, but using wall space or ceiling hung electronic display screens is an economical way of using ‘free’ space. Even placing a small electronic tablet on a reception desk gives ample opportunity to run a infomercial, displaying additional services and promotional offers to encourage more business. Traditionally a folded leaflet would have been the choice of the small business, like an accountant or solicitor’s reception, but time has moved on and some form of digital signage is the way forward. Content development has become easier and cost effective against printing costs, and of course if there is a change to be made, it’s back to the printer (wasted time, effort and money), whereas a screen advertisement can be updated, altered and corrected at the click of a button. Installing the software onto the display screen is a simple process; content can be created in-house or contracted out to specialist software suppliers who will understand your requirements and produce a bespoke package.

Digital posters can be scheduled to run at various times; which is also an energy saving feature and the tax of the purchase can be offset against the businesses VAT in the accounts (check for more information with your accountant). For an additional income stream, featuring local business advertisements is a efficient way of supporting the local economy.

Small to medium organizations must adapt and embrace the evolving needs of both the customer and the industry in order to survive this competitive world. Digital signage is the perfect tool for promoting add-on sales, special offers and information the customers need to make an informed decision. Building brand awareness is pivotal to a successful small – medium enterprise.

For impartial advice for any advertising solutions for Small To Medium sized businesses, call Digital Signage Systems Limited.

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Digital Signage Rental [infographic]

Why digital signage rental is popular?

From event managers to exhibitors at trade shows, they all need to use digital signage, yet they do not have the compulsion to purchase the hardware, as it is only used infrequently. This is why renting digital signage hardware is becoming popular.

Hiring digital signage for trade shows.

This is one way to separate your companies identity from it’s competitors, they may not have thought outside the box and looked into hiring the hardware. But there are tax advantages in renting rather than purchasing the hardware outright, but you need to take independent financial advise from your company accountant.

Digital signage rental has been proven to be rather cost effective, with outlets earning money through sales from the ads on the ad system, then hiring more displays to increase their revenue. Then once they have hit a set amount they purchase the hardware outright at a discounted price or update the hardware to newer technology.

Renting the electronic advertising hardware can be as simple as completing a hire agreement, then leaving a deposit, that is balanced once the unit is returned. For more details contact Digital Signage Systems Limited.

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Dynamic, digital signage hire – what it can do for you!

You may have seen the uptake in electronic, digital signage that seems to be popping up every where, digital signage hire is one of the reason for the popularity, businesses can see results within days of deploying these units, let me explain…

The principle behind these electronic signs.

They are very simple, you can display ads for the items you have that are over stocked and can run them when the timing is best, let us look at swimwear as an example.

A department store has taken delivery of 1500 bikinis in November due to the low price, then the marketing department creates the content, just waiting for the ideal time, then when the weather is getting warmer, the store can advertise a discounted price on the bikinis and the sales can be monitored, to establish which ads are working best.

This way the stores know the digital adverts work and the return on the hardware is quick, this is why hiring electronic signage hardware is an excellent way for a business to get started using this form of advertising.

Electronic signage hire is perfect for:

  • 1 day events
  • Trade shows
  • Product launches

Is digital signage rental for you?

Well, that is a question, only you can answer, it is one of the most affordable ways to use the latest technology without having to spend thousands on buying the hardware.

Hopefully the infographic below explains it better.

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Options for digital signage rental and leasing

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Digital signage rental and leasing – what is available?

Digital Signage Systems Limited offer a wide range of digital signage solutions that are available for hire, rental and lease, their solutions range from 32” indoor LCD ad players to outdoor, double sided kiosks with screens up to 55” in size.

Indoor dynamic, digital signage rental.

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These are simple to use, all you need to do once you have created the ads you wish to display is copy them to a flash drive then insert the drive into the USB connector on the media player, the screen then indicates that the files are updating and asks you if you want to keep or delete the old files. On selecting delete, the new files are saved and the screen informs you to remove the flash drive and then the hardware reboots, showing the new content.

These units can be mounted in landscape or portrait depending on your application; they have a mounting pattern on the rear that will allow the units to be mounted to a wall, ceiling pole or even a floor stand.

Interactive digital signage.

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Some units have multi touch panels, so these can be used to evaluate a project when it is at the testing stage, to make sure the correct files are in place to prevent errors and to ensure success.

Interactive digital signage signage hire is very practical as the solutions can be tested before the company commits to investing in the hardware with an outright purchase. We are all used to using a touch screen mobile phone and tablets, so a touch screen sign is something that will integrate into any advertising or marketing plan.

Outdoor digital signage rental

As the name suggests, these outdoor kiosks are designed to be used outdoors, we currently have 2 x 46” units that are double sided allowing you to play different ads on the different sides of the kiosk. The outdoor units can be controlled by a networked media player, so everything can be monitored remotely.

Digital signage rental pricing.

The period of hire can be as little as 1, 3, 5 or 7 days, or even longer depending on what you wish to do, prices from as little as £300 all depending on the length of rental and the product that is being rented out.

Tax advantage.

Renting digital signage hardware is very tax efficient, rather than purchasing the units outright and the businesses owning he signage hardware as assets. Most companies use digital signage rental as their first step in to using dynamic advertising to promote their businesses.

We at Digital Signage Systems Limited offer a rebate to anyone purchasing a product after hiring from us, so businesses can test the hardware with a rental then when they are ready to buy, we can take the rental agreement into consideration and reduce the cost of outright ownership.

So if you are considering digital signage rental for a specific event, there are solutions around, contact Digital Signage Systems Limited.

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