DSE Tech Track: Software Panel

  • In a special session to take place on Day 1 of the Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas next week, industry veteran Lyle Bunn will moderate a panel of top software company representatives, to help demystify software selection and help to clarify how features and supply approaches differ.
  • The Software Panel will take place, Feb 27th, Session #28, 3-4PM in Room N251 of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
  • The Technology Track of Digital Signage Expo is sponsored by Digital Signage Magazine.
  • Software is the engine of digital signage but apples to oranges comparisons make it a challenge to select the right software. Helping to demystify software selection and clarify how features and supply approaches differ, will be Panelists:
  • Brian Dusho, BroadSign
  • Jeff Porter, Scala
  • Bill Trainor, Capital Networks
  • Stuart Armstrong, Enqii
  • Jeff Collard, Omnivex

This Software panel will be entirely Q&A (questions from moderator Lyle Bunn followed by questions from the audience), and will key topics such as:

  • What applets do software providers generally see being written to ad value to you’re their software?
  • To what extent are applets for POS integration, inventory management or compliance reporting being added?,
  • Is ASP model an advantage or a disadvantage?
  • With the need for Monitoring, troubleshooting and auditing - how scalable is the software?
  • Playback PC vs set top box: pros and cons
  • Windows vs: Linux ?
  • HD vs. Standard Def?
  • What are typical training requirements for the AV Integrator and end user?
  • Does a network integrator or operator have to become an expert in the software?

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