Static Signage Getting Dynamic with FASTSIGNS/Glantz/Samsung/Scala Deal – Digital Signage Today

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Fast Signs Samsung Deal“Scala is proud to be working with Samsung, Saddle Ranch, Fast Signs and N. Glantz. The combination of the Samsung Smart Signage Platform, Scala Enterprise Content Manager and the high quality content from Saddle Ranch makes for a very successful plug and play, user-friendly solution that is unmatched in the industry.” – Robyn Ellan, Sr. Director of Marketing, Americas

There have been not-so-quiet rumblings in the digital signage sector that the static signage companies are coming — and in fact some of them, perhaps most notably the FASTSIGNS sign franchise, already are offering digital signage solutions to their customers.

There’s even an increasingly strong digital signage presence at this week’s International Sign Association Expo in Las Vegas, with an entire day devoted to a dynamic digital signage workshop.

Digital signage industry insiders, from consultants to distributors, have discussed the potential upheaval it might cause for static signage companies to start selling dynamic, or digital, signage solutions full bore, and an announcement today from display provider Samsung could inch those discussions toward the concrete and away from the academic.

Samsung Electronics America Inc. is announcing today new partnerships with static signage companies FASTSIGNS and N. Glantz & Son that it says “will broaden access to easy-to-deploy digital signage solutions to a new category of customers.”

Samsung’s partnership with Carrollton, Texas-based FASTSIGNS will make the company’s digital signage solutions available to FASTSIGNS’ network of 460 franchise locations nationwide.

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