Scala

Scala Digital Signage

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Sku: SDS

Quick Overview

Increase average order value at the point of sale (POS) by displaying dynamic content to the customer at just the right time
Remotely control and instantly update in-restaurant messaging and promotions as well as automatically change your offering by location on an unlimited number of devices & screens in every store in the chain.

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With Scala Digital Signage Menu Boards you can increase sales and improve the customer experience with dynamic and engaging messaging.

Scala software creates dynamic and attractive digital menu boards that grab your audience’s attention and will give your business a competitive advantage.

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With Scala menu board software, making nationwide menu and price adjustments is a breeze, allowing for constant and instant display board updates. We offer the flexibility to modify the digital menu board display, customizing projections for certain hours, or catering to local tastes – maximizing targeted sales. Showcase the products that are pertinent to each market target. Operation can be done in-house or remotely. Scala software will eliminate the need to print and distribute static signs each time your menu changes to save you those costly printing and distribution fees.

Deliver the right message at the right time to the right customer consistently at every location and make real-time adjustments to stay ahead of your competition.

Digital menu boards can help your business in many ways from altering consumer behaviors at the point of sale, enhancing your brand, scheduling your promotions during peak periods, managing your signage from a central location to increasing cross-selling and up-selling opportunities.

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  • Increase average order value at the point of sale (POS) by displaying dynamic content to the customer at just the right time.
  • Automate content based on dayparts – i.e. “feature breakfast menus in the morning” – to lift average order value, up- and cross-sell.
  • Remotely control and instantly update in-restaurant messaging and promotions as well as automatically change your offering by location on an unlimited number of devices and screens in every store in the chain.
  • Instantly customize in-restaurant messaging with easy to use templates and content creation tools.
  • Increase customer frequency by using more effective, personalized messaging for promotions and specials.
  • Reduce personnel costs through the use of interactive kiosks and digital menu boards. Automate and accelerate the ordering process.
  • Interactive touchscreens can be used during off hours to streamline staff training and menu education.
  • Display promotional material combined with entertaining and dynamic content to enhance the impact and recall of your messaging while also delivering a more pleasurable guest experience.
  • Stable and reliable digital signage playback 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Superior playback technology delivers smooth sub-pixel motion without distracting choppy, stutters
  • Player will only download changes, not the entire content
  • Communicates with Content Manager to track Player health and log events for ad billing or other reporting.
  • Windows Script Host Support enables seamless interface between Player and other systems/data using JavaScript, Python or VBScript
  • Supports Windows Streaming Video or live video inputs with additional EXtension Module and corresponding hardware
  • Plays either self-running media or interactive content with a touchscreen
  • Native support for many widescreen displays and auto-rotation on portrait screens
  • Audio-only Players are an option if you’re looking to manage both visual and audio messaging
  • If your network connection goes down, Player keeps playing using store and forward technology
  • Player licensing options are available for a wide variety of hardware from the very basic to the most advanced

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  • Use Your Favorite Tools – Feel free to use your favorite video and image creation tools for complete productions, or as elements you can enhance with Designer to create rich, dynamic content that can be changed quickly and easily
  • Photoshop Plug-in – Designer comes with a plug-in for Adobe Photoshop that lets you create your layout in Photoshop and export to Designer where you can add timing, transitions and interactivity
  • Aggregation of Different Media Formats– Designer composites a large variety of image, video and audio file formats without file conversion or re-rendering on the server side
    • Image: BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG, TIFF
    • Video: AVI, SWF, MPG, WMV, H.264
    • Sound: WAV, MP3
  • Make it Dynamic – Seamlessly combine text, graphics, sound and video into broadcast-quality multimedia. Preview exactly how it will appear, even full-screen
  • Forget Re-rendering – Designer doesn’t re-render your videos or other content, giving you more creative control over the final playback quality. Playback is rendered live and on the fly with the original media formats unaltered
  • Amazing Transitions – Designer lets you take advantage of hundreds of smooth, full-screen effects and transitions built into the Scala playback engine
  • Live Playback – Incorporate live Windows Streaming Video or Adobe Flash content
  • Layout – Compose more attractive and distinctive screens with element alignment tools, grids and guides
  • Language Support – Create your content in dozens of languages with support for most international writing systems (including European languages, Asian languages, Arabic, Hebrew, and more)
  • Design Versatility – Design for landscape, portrait or video walls. Content can be auto-rotated and scaled to perfectly fit your displays
  • Crawls– Add data-driven text crawls with controllable direction and speed
  • Fully Stocked – Scala Designer comes with a plethora of clip art, stock images, templates, backgrounds, and stock video to help bring your content alive
  • Template Design – Design great templates and keep your look clean and consistent while letting any internet user easily add content and text
  • Interactive – Design interactive content with interactive buttons, variables and branching for kiosks or other applications
  • Easy Customization – Many applications can be authored right in Scala’s easy to navigate, graphical interface
  • Optional Scripting – Programmers can dive into the ScalaScript language or use supported Windows Scripting languages such as VBScript, JavaScript or Python
  • Authoring Amenities – Designer comes with plenty of other useful authoring features such as undo, spell check, printing, collect files and exporting
  • EXtension Modules – Optional add-ons to control switchers, video playback hardware and other devices
  • Publish Your Work – When complete, publish your content to Scala Content Manager where it is scheduled and distributed to Scala Players

With Scala’s Content Manager, management and control of your network is both improved and simplified – reducing the resources required to control and maintain your network. Template support, plan-based content distribution, timetables, and playlists – keep you in control of your network from wherever you are in the world, from any Internet-connected computer.
 

  • Easy to Use Interface – Navigate quickly and easily with an intuitive and friendly web-based user interface
  • Templates – User driven content templates make it easy to rapidly create great looking displays by simply adding your own pictures and text. Your design team can create templates using variable data fields that authorized users can later populate and preview through the Content Manager interface.
  • Media Management – Organize your content by file type, categories and metadata so everything is easy to find
  • Playlists – Create playlists using Scala scripts, messages, videos, flash, or static images
  • Schedules – Define and edit playlist time slots with a simple graphical view. With variable recurrence patterns and start/end dates, scheduling your content couldn’t be easier
  • Emergency Messages – Messages can be set to override the display at specific times or when external events occur such as emergencies
  • Smart Playlists – Use player metadata to customize your content dynamically at each point of playback
  • Approvals – Approve content before media can be played. Selected users will receive an email when an approval is required
  • Smart Content Distribution – Content is delivered automatically with each player intelligently picking only the files that are new or have changed
  • Multiple Independent Frames – Easily create multiple frames within a display with each frame playing independent content
  • Multi-channel Support – Run two entirely separate channels from a single player, immediately reducing your hardware, OS licensing, and administration costs
  • Audio Control – Create audio-only channels or play background music that can be automatically ducked when video with its own audio plays
  • Reliable and Scalable – Easy to start small and scale up. Field-proven reliability with more networks installed than any competitor
  • Communicate Your Way – Both Terrestrial & Satellite (multicast) IP-based communication carriers are supported
  • Better Compatibility – Compatible with proxies and ACNS, and can deliver content over HTTP/HTTPS via IPv4 or IPv6 to meet most IT security requirements
  • Database / Backend – Choose the server and database that works best in your environment. Supported databases include MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server and PostgreSQL
  • Player Options – Choose the playback devices that best suit your needs, from a full-featured PC to media appliance or digital picture frame
  • Player Management – Group Players by criteria (geography, demographics, etc.), set playback options and select content to play
  • Network Monitoring – Check the status of your network with Player Health Monitoring
  • Maintenance Scheduling – Conduct remote maintenance tasks such as reboot, send and retrieve files or install Scala updates. Tasks can be scheduled to execute at specific times with minimal disruption to your digital signage network
  • Web Services – Access to underlying software “engines” for anyone who wants to develop their own customized front-end to control content delivery or access. Content Manager is not just great for custom front-ends, but it also is useful for integration into many other processes and applications
  • Workgroups – Manage access to content for different departments so each group only sees the messages they are supposed to
  • Permission-based User Roles – Users can be assigned different access rights for improved security and workflow

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