Digital Signage Running Texts with SMIL

Digital Signage Running Texts with SMIL

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 …

HTML5 Canvas Running Texts with RSS

HTML5 Canvas Running Texts with RSS

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.

HTML5 Canvas Running Texts (Part 1)

HTML5 Canvas Running Texts (Part 1)

A canvas is a defined area in HTML5 in which Javascript commands can be used to draw. In this article we present an interesting alternative for Digital Signage Newsticker with the HTML5 element Canvas. Using canvas tickers brings advantages and disadvantages, which we will discuss in the following two articles.

CSS3 Running Texts with RSS

CSS3 Running Texts with RSS

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.

CSS3 Running Texts

CSS3 Running Texts

Horizontal auto scrolling texts are frequently requested functionalities in everyday digital signage. They are usually displayed at the bottom of a multizone setup screen. In this article we will explain the technical basics for CSS3 running texts without Javascript animations using a simple example.