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News and updates on our digital signage platform and related technologies.

Digital Signage Expo 2015

Continue Reading Posted on Mar 04, 2015 by Mike Tinnes  |   First article

We are excited to be attending DSE 2015 at the Las Vegas Convention Center March 10-13. This will be a great opportunity to demonstrate some of our latest technology and platform features including beacons, adHawk analytics, and and array of sensor integrations from facial recognition to barcode scanning. Visit us as booth 637. Click here for our eBooth listing ... Read more »

Auto Scrolling for Google Docs Gadgets

Continue Reading Posted on Feb 10, 2015 by Mike Tinnes  |   First article

Automatic scrolling is now available on both the Google Calendar and Spreadsheet gadgets. To enable scrolling just edit your gadget properties and select the scroll options for speed and scroll type. Any content extending beyond the gadget will then auto scroll into view. Note: Google has recently made some changes to Docs  which requires a different procedure for sharing and integration with ... Read more »

AdHawk Beacon Analytics

Continue Reading Posted on Jan 05, 2015 by Mike Tinnes  |   First article

Analytics is now live for all adHawk beacons registered to your account. A full suite of real-time charts provides comparative metrics for impressions, dwell time, and user gender. An interactive heat map allows for instant visual inspection of the most active beacons. Selecting a comparative date range will present the additional data side-by-side for quickly determining trends, and chart ... Read more »

Screen Synchronization for Android

Continue Reading Posted on Dec 17, 2014 by Mike Tinnes  |   First article

A common requirement for digital signage deployments is synchronized content across multiple displays. This can take the form of duplicated content in which case each display plays the same content at the same time, or a video wall where each display is responsible for a portion of the content. Android hardware is generally limited to a single video output which of course means it can only drive ... Read more »

Counter Gadget Now Available

Continue Reading Posted on Dec 02, 2014 by Mike Tinnes  |   First article

We've added a new gadget to count the elapsed time from or to a specified date. This is useful for counting down to a sale, special event, etc, or for counting the number of incident free days, for example. As with our other gadgets, just add a gadget zone to your template and select the Counter Gadget from the drop-down list. ... Read more »

Now Hiring

Continue Reading Posted on Oct 20, 2014 by Mike Tinnes  |   First article

We're looking for a few good coders. If you've got technical chops in .NET or mobile app development on Android/iOS and looking for work, please drop us a resume. RevelDigital is growing and we are in immediate need of skilled developers and support personnel. All positions based in Fargo, ND with salaries depending on experience. Please see our careers page for more info: http:// ... Read more »

We've Moved!

Continue Reading Posted on Aug 25, 2014 by Mike Tinnes  |   First article

RevelDigital offices have moved to a new location so please update your mailing addresses if necessary. Our new address is: 300 NP Ave STE 203 Fargo, ND 58102 The new space is still in the heart of downtown Fargo, ND and provides us with more legroom and access to gigabit fiber connectivity. Sometime in the next few days there will be a brief interruption of service as some of our hardware ... Read more »

Media Approval Now Available

Continue Reading Posted on Jul 29, 2014 by Mike Tinnes  |   First article

We are announcing a new media approval feature providing more control over your content. When enabled, media approval prevents any unauthorized media from being scheduled until approved by a designated user. The process itself is very streamlined and only requires a few steps to be enabled for your account. Once enabled any media uploaded to your account will be automatically withheld from ... Read more »

Remote Display Management

Continue Reading Posted on Jun 01, 2014 by Mike Tinnes  |   First article

Does your display have an RS-232 management port? Are you using Android player hardware with an available USB port? If so then read on to learn how to remotely control your display volume, inputs, power, etc. all from within RevelDigital. The primary advantage of enabling display control is cutting power usage. Once configured, the RevelDigital players will power off the attached display when ... Read more »

Multi-Location Weather Gadget

Continue Reading Posted on May 20, 2014 by Mike Tinnes  |   First article

We've added a new weather gadget with support for up to 5 different locations. Current weather for each location is displayed for a few seconds before flipping to the next location. Just add a gadget zone to your template and select "Weather for Multiple Locations" from the drop list. Weather information includes current conditions and high/low temperature for the day. ... Read more »

Emergency Alerts Reminder for Severe Weather Season

Continue Reading Posted on May 08, 2014 by Mike Tinnes  |   First article

Severe weather season is here and we thought it would be a good time to remind everyone of automated emergency alerting. Any of your RevelDigital displays can be configured to automatically warn of severe weather and other emergency situations with a full screen alert message and audible alert tone. Once the warning has expired your regular content will resume play. Enable automated alerts in ... Read more »

Javascript emulation of the RadioShack MC-10

Continue Reading Posted on Apr 29, 2012 by Mike Tinnes  |   First article

With modern web browsers closing the performance gap with native applications coupled with HTML5 support for everything from 2D immediate mode graphics to databases, we are starting to see things thought only possible in a desktop app. A great example of this performance is the ability to emulate old hardware right in the browser! You can find emulators for the Nintendo, Sinclair ZX, and ... Read more »

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