In this tutorial we will cover the creation of digital signage playlists in SmilControl CMS. We will show you how to create a simple master playlist and assign it to a player.
In this tutorial we will describe how you can connect your Digital Signage SMIL media player (IAdea or Garlic-Player) with the SmilControl CMS via the Internet.
In the last articles we presented Digital Signage running texts, which got their contents from RSS feeds, with two modern HTML5 techniques. However, there are other alternatives, and we will show you two of them. One of these is based on SVG and SMIL. Since our digital signage products make intensive use of the SMIL …
In this article “Canvas Running Texts with RSS” from our workshop “Series Digital Signage” Newsticker we use the technique learned from the first Canvas article and fill the Canvas context with content from an RSS feed.
In the last article of our workshop about Digital Signage news ticker we learned the first basic technology for horizontal scrolling texts. It is based on CSS3 animations. In this article we will develop a real digital signage application by adding information from an RSS feed dynamically.
This How-to covers the steps necessary to create and build a channel based on contents of RSS feeds and SVG templates. First of all we will explain some technical basics: SVG, template engine and RSS or Atom feeds. Afterwards, a practical example will be shown.
SMIL is based on XML and, like HTML, it is a markup language. It was created to play multimedia content (audio, video, images, etc.) synchronized in time. The W3C standardized the first version in 1998 and expanded in the following years. The current standard in version 3.0 was approved in 2008.
After discussing in the last part that Digital Signage Player hardware with Linux can be a pragmatic solution. Now the question of hardware selection arises.