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How to login to websites using Screenly
How to login to websites using Screenly

One common question we get from customers who use their Screenly deployment to display company dashboards is: How do I make the digital signage player log in to my websites? As much as we would like to say, “Just do...

How do we build disk images for Screenly?
How do we build disk images for Screenly?

When you download a disk image, such as Raspbian, for your Raspberry Pi or a for a firmware update for your router, you probably don’t spend too much time thinking about how it was built. Neither did I until I...

How we built our Raspberry Pi test rig
How we built our Raspberry Pi test rig

Testing software is hard. Testing software that is running on a variety of different hardware is even harder. This is something that we have learned the hard way over the years through building Screenly. We’ve run into a number of...

Building intelligent digital signage for retail
Building intelligent digital signage for retail

In a recent guest post over at Sixteen-Nine, we argued that Internet of Things (IoT) can significantly help improve digital signage. In this article we are going to get our hands dirty and actually implement an example of what we...

Create a cost effective digital signage video wall with Screenly
Create a cost effective digital signage video wall with Screenly

Create a cost effective digital signage video wall with Screenly If you’ve ever entered the headquarters for a trendy company or a flagship retail store, you have most likely seen video walls. They come in all shapes and sizes, but...

A port-mortem of last week’s stability issues
A port-mortem of last week’s stability issues

(This is a post includes a fair amount of technical details. If you don’t care about the technical details, then the tl;dr is that we made infrastructure changes that had unexpected side effects, which caused stability issues.) As some users...