Hardware

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Outdoor digital signage enclosures - What are your options?
Outdoor digital signage enclosures - What are your options?

Enclosures are a key asset to any outdoor digital signage installation. They combat the challenges of taking digital displays outdoors. Digital signage enclosures come in all shapes, sizes and materials. Here are some of the best options on the market...

Troubleshooting with the Raspberry Pi
Troubleshooting with the Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a low-cost and energy-efficient mini-computer that can power your digital signage. In fact, Screenly’s digital signage player, the Screenly 2 Player, is built on a Raspberry Pi device. As with all technology, things can go wrong,...

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...

NEC, Screenly V2 Player and more
NEC, Screenly V2 Player and more

Screenly partners with NEC We are very excited to announce that Screenly recently partnered with NEC to deliver Screenly Pro to NEC’s P and V series monitors. What makes this unique is the fact that as the first major display...

Screenly OSE 0.12 (and 0.12.1) is now out
Screenly OSE 0.12 (and 0.12.1) is now out

We’re excited to announce version 0.12 (code name Out ta Get Me) of Screenly Open Source Edition (OSE). While this release might not look like a major update on the surface, it does include a large number of changes behind...

Simplify your Screenly deployment with Power over Ethernet (PoE)
Simplify your Screenly deployment with Power over Ethernet (PoE)

We recently had a conversation with a customer where the customer mentioned that he was using PoE to drive his Screenly Pro deployment. Since there are significant benefits with this, we decided to do a quick write-up about PoE and...