Digital signage is a modern, manageable way to deliver news, information, emergency alerts, and media to display screens located in common areas, entryways, lobbies, and more. Utilizing Google Slides and a Chrome OS Device, content can be remotely and seamlessly pushed to a digital signage display.
Submit the AV Services form to request a consultation or new digital signage installation.
- Publish content to a single display or group of displays quickly
- Display important or emergency announcements
- Present multiple forms of content, images, videos or web pages
- Google Slide deck owners can update content from any computer or delegate edit access to others
Digital signage allows Berkeley Lab organizations to display rich, engaging content to various audiences. By displaying content digitally, the time, cost, and environmental impact associated with traditional print media is greatly reduced.
Cost and Requirements
When implementing digital signage, costs will vary depending on the equipment required, installation, and implementation. Submit an AV Request for a consultation to discuss digital signage costs and requirements.
At a minimum, the following is required:
- HDTV Digital flat-panel display
- Cost dependent on display model and size
- Google Chromebox 5- $300
- Google Chrome Enterprise License – $119
- Wall mount, rolling cart, or stand for the TV
- Cost dependent on mount type – est $100-$400
- IT AV Services installation of Chrome Digital Signage hardware – est $100
- Power and wired networking connectivity
- Google Slides presentation formatted to display (landscape/portrait)
- Enter an AV request form to open a new ASKUS ticket
- Order a Chromebox 5 or later after consulting with AV team
- Enter a Facilities Work Request to mount the TV near a power outlet
- Once installation is complete, request IT AV Services installation via ASKUS ticket
For a list of digital signage locations at the Lab, click here.