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Summary

        Digital Signages is already a big part of the world. Its versatility has made it become popular. The different industries across the world have been using this technology to improve internally and externally. This type of technology upgrades industry into a new level. It can accommodate any industry or the needs and wants of any person.

Digital Signage Versatility

        LED and LCD screens are all around us. They have different functions and are used for different scenarios. This technology is so versatile that it is used across the following industries: retail, hospitality, healthcare, finance, government (Stl.com, 2018).

Before the only known function of this technology was entertainment, now there are a lot of functions this technology can perform. Currently, this technology enables different industries to stay flexible with the different business innovations, unlimited content creation, and engages employees & customers in new ways (Harris, 2020). There is really no loss in subscribing in digital signages because of its versatile functions. Finally, the cost of digital signages is not expensive (Williams, 2012). Given the different functions of this technology, it allows different companies to advertise the products and completely eradicate their expense for printing materials.

Digital Signage and Different Industries

Retail

The retail industry is one of the best benefactors of digital signages. Digital Signages has improved the retail industry’s expanding reach & falling cost, changing customer behavior, and making contextually relevant content to drive sales (Boidman, 2018). Digital signages placed in public venues reach more people than the internet.

To add, this technology reduces cost for the retailing industry with their printing materials and different signages. With this technology, customers are easily engaged through the information provided in the screens that showcases the variety of retailed products. Lastly, since the customers are more engaged in knowing about the product and the products itself, through this tech, it drives sales to increase.

Hospitality

The Hospitality Industry such as hotels, have put digital signages to great use. In this type of industry, digital signages serve the following different functions: A “Virtual Concierge”, A Conference Directory and Event Guide, A Look Into Your Dining Options, Entertainment In Waiting or Sitting Areas (Spectrio.com, 2020).

With Digital Signages, people may now find information on their own through a Digital Concierge. The function of the Digital Concierge will give less human error and provide efficiency. Digital Signage can also help engage hotel guests with the different dining options. Ultimately, different digital screens can serve many purposes for hotels from entertainment to administrative.

Healthcare

Even in the Health Industry, the Digital Signages has proven to be an effective tool (Worrall, 2017). The digital screens in health care waiting areas eases the waiting time of patients. It’s entertaining videos and admin functions help the clinics and hospitals be efficient in serving patients. Interactive digital screens and non-interactive digital screens also function as way finders for patients and promotional materials for customers.

With this said, the health industry produces less human administration errors and losses expenses through digital signages. Most importantly, digital signages have helped the Health Industry to provide safer services and great communication lines for their staff.

Finance

The use of Digital Signages is so wide that it has even reached the Financing Industries (Dme.us.co, 2020). Banks use different digital signages to promote their products and services. The use of this technology in finance has proven to be sustainable and engaging because it reduces printing materials and engages the customer to look for the information by themselves.

Digital Signages also escalates brand continuity and confidence through the vibe of professionality and elegance given by this technology. Lastly, this technology helps improve customer service and attract new customers through its different administrative functions.

Government

The usage of Digital Signage is already on a global scale. Different governments have already subscribed to this technology because of its multiple functions (Troudigital.com, 2018). The government has used this technology to promote new policies and campaigns. They also used digital signages to inform and educate the public about services. In terms of internal functions, the digital signages are used by the government to create a channel for inter-departmental communication.

To add, it is also used for employee training and targets. Each government agency or branch also uses this tech for displaying meeting schedules & appointments and real-time alerts in case of emergency. The different facilities of the government also use digital signages for offering wayfinding assistance and directories for visitors. Finally, this technology also allows the government to have better dissemination of advertising helplines & online services, local news and traffic reporting, and local success stories & case studies.

Digital Signage and People

        It is already a fact that this type of technology is used across industries. The most important factor to why it can be used across industries is because it is user customizable.

Given that these products are user customizable, each user can set this tech to a function of their own choosing. So, whatever profession who uses digital signages can accommodate their needs and wants. Thus, this technology transcends to every people.

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