Corporate

Overview

Spark drives corporate communications in reception areas, showrooms, and staff bullpens. Streamlined, polished information enhances brand identity and relays key statistics to visitors and staff.

Case Study

Challenge

Engage and direct the company's daily visitors with branded visuals and corporate videos.

Outcome

Spark powers a signage playlist with picture-in-picture video content, tickertapes, realtime weather, and other attractive content blocks. The simple, elegant visuals are a fixture of the office entry experience.

Common Objectives

Highlight corporate mission & achievements.


Display corporate videos, social media feeds, and cable news channels.


Provide realtime data to staff for schedule tracking, sales metrics, and other valuable KPIs.

Useful Content Blocks

IPTV

Text Table

Tickertape

12:00

Time

Date

Calendar

Weather Forecast

Bar Chart

show_chart

Line Chart

Pie Chart

Twitter

Slack

Popular Devices

TVs & SIGNAGE

VIDEO WALLS

KIOSKS

Culture

Overview

Amenities like stadiums, museums, galleries, concert halls, and theme parks provide unforgettable experiences. Each facilitiy relies on visual interfaces to make those memories possible, delivering curated information and entertainment while supporting commercial objectives.

Example Layout

Common Objectives

Welcome and guide valued guests through facilities, games, shows, amenities, and other target destinations.


Promote current and upcoming events, highlight amenities, and drive awareness of purchasing options.


Support ticketing, gift shop, and concession sales within facilities, or promote a collective of merchants in smart city districts.

Useful Content Blocks

Video

Video Library

Slideshow

Tickertape

12:00

Time

Countdown

Calendar

Current Weather

Facebook

Twitter

Instagram

Language Toggle

Popular Devices

TVs & SIGNAGE

MENU BOARDS

VIDEO WALLS

KIOSKS

Education

Overview

Learning environments are enhanced with cost-efficient technologies to advance education, encourage critical thinking, and relay important campus-wide information. Spark deploys to student tablets and school signage, powering best-in-class academic experiences.

Example Layout

Common Objectives

Enhance student learning with digitized curriculums.


Visualize timetables and important notices.


Promote achievements, extra curriculars, meetings, and special events.

Useful Content Blocks

Video

Text Table

Tickertape

12:00

Time

Date

Countdown

Calendar

Weather Forecast

Bar Chart

Facebook

Instagram

Website

Popular Devices

TVs & SIGNAGE

KIOSKS

TABLETS

Events

Overview

Conferences, tradeshows, and festivals leverage digital displays to welcome, guide, commercialize, and showcase their patrons. Ever-changing programmes require a highly automated, customizable display solution to move as fast as the events do, and provide premium impact branding.

Common Objectives

Welcome and direct patrons through large environments.


Update information and social media boards frequently and automatically from external data.


Capitalize on visibility by promoting brands, innovations, media, and future events — across diverse hardware channels.

Useful Content Blocks

Video

IPTV

Tickertape

12:00

Time

Date

Calendar

Weather Forecast

Bar Chart

Line Chart

Pie Chart

Twitter

Slack

Popular Devices

TVs & SIGNAGE

MENU BOARDS

VIDEO WALLS

KIOSKS

TOUCHSCREENS

TABLETS

Food & Beverage

Overview

Full serve & quick serve restaurants, cafes, and bars rely on customer purchasing decisions influenced by menu boards, menu tablets, ordering kiosks, bar televisions, and queuing screens. As hospitality becomes more digitized, an affordable, reliable, and easily-deployed software solution is paramount to the restauranteur's competetive edge.

Case Study

Challenge

A rapidly-growing restaurant chain needed to bring a vast amount of menu boards and promotional signage online within days of each location's launch. Complex brand and advertising requirements called for unique layouts and objectives on each display, across a large geographic footprint.

Outcome

Spark enabled the chain's IT department to quickly set up their display network and regularly add new signage devices in the field — while monitoring overall success from head office. The Design & Marketing department uses Spark CMS to deliver scheduled content in HD and 4K, offer seasonal promotions, and A/B test menu items in different locations.

Common Objectives

Save staff time by allowing patrons be as autonomous as possible.


Customize the on-screen experience with menus, specials, media playlists, and entertainment options — like live picture-in-picture TV channels.


Plug, play, and ignore with automated content schedules.

Useful Content Blocks

Video

IPTV

Playlist

Slideshow

view_quilt

Mosaic

Text Table

Tickertape

12:00

Time

Current Weather

Android App

Button

Popular Devices

TVs & SIGNAGE

MENU BOARDS

KIOSKS

TOUCHSCREENS

TABLETS

Gaming

Overview

Screens are foundational to the core product offerings of casinos, racetracks, and OTBs. Customized content across a variety of guest engagement displays supports gaming activities, sports statistics, progressive jackpots, event schedules, retail promotions, directories, third party advertising, and much more.

Example Layout

Common Objectives

Centralize design and oversight of screens shared by operations across gaming, retail, hotel, F&B, IT, and marketing.


Deliver a wide variety of eye-catching content to generate and enhance the guest experience — from information to entertainment to live video & TV feeds.


Highlight key revenue-generating amenities and empower autonomous purchasing decisions.

Useful Content Blocks

Video

IPTV

Playlist

view_quilt

Mosaic

Text Table

Tickertape

12:00

Time

Date

Countdown

Calendar

Current Weather

Bar Chart

Instagram

Android App

Button

Language Toggle

Video Library

Website

Popular Devices

TVs & SIGNAGE

MENU BOARDS

VIDEO WALLS

KIOSKS

TOUCHSCREENS

TABLETS

Smart Home

Overview

The smart home is not just a luxury anymore. Increasingly, developers and residents are looking to integrate connected home systems for HVAC, lighting, security, utilities, calendars, and entertainment — with central screens to control these disparate elements. It doesn't end there, as OEMs endeavour to offer more sophisticated content on kitchen appliance and countertop screens.

Example Layout

Common Objectives

Centralize homeowner control of various household amenities, with integration of external systems and APIs.


Enable premium real estate and appliance turnover with an easily repeatable, low-cost setup.


Rapidly prototype custom content for next-generation appliances, digital countertops, digital glass panels, and more.

Useful Content Blocks

Image

IPTV

Text Table

12:00

Time

Date

Calendar

Weather Forecast

Weather Warning

show_chart

Line Chart

Facebook

Twitter

Instagram

Button

Popular Devices

TVs & SIGNAGE

TOUCHSCREENS

TABLETS

Medical

Overview

Physician offices, clinics, hospitals, and LTC facilities leverage screens to provide their valued patients with important health alerts, messaging, entertainment options, ticketing, and much more. Medical practices have a strong history of digitization, and the guest experience is no exception.

Case Study

Challenge

A premier private hospital chain required patient infotainment touchscreens next to every bed, and next-generation ticketing kiosks in lobby areas. The enterprise-level IT requirements needed robust tools for the management of hundreds of devices across several networks. On-screen content needed to maintain and expand the chain's international reputation for a best-in-class patient experience.

Outcome

The IT department was able to install Spark across numerous medical-grade devices, efficiently manage network maintenance, and regularly scale their display network — both for existing initiatives and across next-gen rollouts. Spark allowed the hospital chain's designers to curate a custom dashboard experience for their patients, fulfilling the promises of live TV, film libraries, games, food menus, important messaging, and more. The paramount objective of making a patient's stay "like home" was achieved.

Common Objectives

Bring control of signage, waiting room screens, ticketing kiosks, patient tablets, and touchscreens under one platform.


Maximize the quality of the patient and visitor experience with content and integrations including live TV channels, movie libraries, video games, internet access, kitchen menus, facility schedules, directories, ticketing solutions, and more.


Generate workflow efficienies for IT departments, allowing them to maintain and scale display networks easily and reliably.

Useful Content Blocks

Video Library

IPTV

YouTube

Text Table

Tickertape

12:00

Time

Date

Calendar

Weather Forecast

Bar Chart

Facebook

Twitter

Instagram

RSS

Android App

Button

Language Toggle

Website

Popular Devices

TVs & SIGNAGE

KIOSKS

TOUCHSCREENS

TABLETS

Retail

Overview

Malls and stores are longtime adopters of digital signage, with next-generation innovations directing customer interests and maximizing discretionary purchases. Retail strategies are evolving to leverage their environment's screens — like cashier billboards and tablets — to better engage captive shoppers and increase basket size.

Example Layout

Common Objectives

Increase overall revenues by leveraging customer impressions on visual promotions, products, and directories — with easy and intuitive workflow for on-staff designers.


Guide customers to their intended purchase points while suggesting additional products, services, or amenities.


Achieve a simple deployment and maintenance process for IT, with a hands-off system that scales easily with new devices and locations.

Useful Content Blocks

Image

Video

Playlist

Mosaic

Tickertape

12:00

Time

Date

Countdown

Current Weather

Facebook

Twitter

Instagram

Android App

Button

Language Toggle

Website

Popular Devices

TVs & SIGNAGE

VIDEO WALLS

KIOSKS

TABLETS

Security

Overview

Corporate and home security offers the best peace of mind with live CCTV feeds. Spark supports realtime playback of decoded camera streams.

Example Layout

Common Objectives

Stream live camera feeds to standard monitors and televisions.


Support multiple feeds per page, and / or multiple looping pages.


Easily scale the system as security coverage expands.

Useful Content Blocks

IPTV

Text

12:00

Time

Date

Popular Devices

TVs & SIGNAGE

Transit

Overview

Airports, train stations, metros, and bus stops deal will thousands of commuters on a daily basis. Guidance, realtime travel information, and important alerts are paramount to effectively and efficiently moving busy travellers through mass transit systems.

Example Layout

Common Objectives

Publish realtime, reliable travel data from external databases — mapped to the appropriate devices and updated in fallback or reroute events.


Ease the customer journey with directories, amenity listings, scheduled advertising, and entertainment.


Support the highest enterprise-level IT requirements for system uptime, various network conditions, remote management, and maintenance operations.

Useful Content Blocks

IPTV

Text Table

Tickertape

12:00

Time

Date

Countdown

Calendar

Weather Forecast

Weather Warning

RSS

Android App

Button

Language Toggle

Website

Popular Devices

TVs & SIGNAGE

VIDEO WALLS

KIOSKS

TABLETS

Vehicles

Overview

Customers of airplanes, trains, and buses expect a robust entertainment and information system at their fingertips. Likewise — on the advent of self-driving vehicles — the design of the passenger experience in cars has never been more critical.

Example Layout

Common Objectives

Allow rapid prototyping and/or production-level deployment of custom dashboards.


Integrate with vehicle data systems for realtime publishing of travel information.


Support the unique, self-contained network requirements of vehicles, with cloud update capabilities.

Useful Content Blocks

Video

IPTV

Playlist

Text Table

12:00

Time

Date

Calendar

Weather Forecast

Weather Warning

show_chart

Line Chart

Pie Chart

Button

Language Toggle

Audio Player

Custom Code

3D

Popular Devices

TOUCHSCREENS

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