shutterstock_380010454.jpgWe’ve spoken to many solutions providers who are looking for the next big thing for their business and their customers. There’s a solution that’s easier than ever to learn and implement. It’s dropped in price, while increased in capabilities over the past few years. The return—on investment and objective—is very high and easy to measure. It’s digital signage, and it should be part of your offering.

Make digital signage your next big revenue generator

High margins. Easier than ever to sell. Tangible ROI. Fits most customers. Download this free guidebook to digital signage.
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While LCDs have become a popular choice for many professional signage applications, projectors still have their place. Indeed, when it comes to grand lobbies and high-end corporate environments where an extremely large display is needed, projectors are more than capable at delivering stunning, high-quality visuals. In these applications, aesthetics and security of the projector are often as important as the image quality of the content, so it’s ideal to keep the projector out of sight. Unfortunately, this is where many solution providers make mistakes.

It’s not magic: Make projection equipment disappear

Whether for security or aesthetics, hiding projection units is great as long as you avoid some common mistakes.
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shutterstock_404449645.jpgWhenever we see virtual concierge solutions portrayed in the movies, they’re usually shown in a science-fiction setting as some far-out futuristic technology.

Are your customers ready for a virtual concierge?

With the right customer and the right application, virtual concierge solutions can provide amazing benefits and boost your bottom line.
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shutterstock_520499128.jpgSome pro AV solution providers see IoT as a legitimate opening for growth and are making moves to cash in, while others are frozen scared or ignoring the indicators that the opportunity is real. Rest assured, the opportunity is very real.

How IoT is changing digital signage

Thanks to smarter connected devices it’s now possible to create world-changing digital signage solutions. Are you positioned to cash in?
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shutterstock_1017015.jpgCommand-and-control video wall solutions are as demanding as the information displayed on the end product is critical. Make sure you’re not missing important elements when selling and installing these solutions. Read on to learn about key factors that will help you greatly increase your success with command-and-control projects.

6 factors of a successful command-and-control install

Don’t overlook these 6 key considerations for high-stakes command-and-control implementations.
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rendered.jpgIn an effort to better compete online, retailers have been on a mission in recent years to better engage with customers. One way they’ve done this is to track customers to whatever extent they can glean insights into shopping behaviors and engage with customers. Depending on the technologies being used and the extent to which customers opt in to be tracked, the results have varied. However, more recently, we’ve seen the emergence of iBeacon technology and video analytics, which have proven to be very powerful, effective and capable of driving some unique applications.

Increase your video walls’ IQ

iBeacons and video analytics are powerful, effective and capable of driving unique video wall applications within retail.
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The average person may not take much notice of the television that sits in their hotel room.

Not your home TV: How to choose the right screens for hotel guest rooms

Read how smart TVs can turn hotel guest rooms into new revenue streams for you and your customers.
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shutterstock_386801308.jpgIn your daily dining experiences, you’ve probably come across every type of quick-service restaurant (QSR) menu board out there. Small pizza and sub shops often use individual letters placed on a backlit board. Some small sit-down restaurants rely on chalk boards. Historically, there’s been a correlation between the size of the restaurant and the quality of the menu board. However, due to a number of factors, restaurant owners who are not tech savvy have jumped in and are now embracing digital menu boards.

Even small QSRs need digital menu boards

Selling digital menu boards to small quick-service restaurants is a blue ocean opportunity for VARs—it’s easier than ever, and QSRs can benefit greatly.
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shutterstock_284308823.jpg In our own day-to-day experiences, we’ve all come across video walls. Indeed, we’re seeing them more and more in a variety of implementations. Whether you’re cruising down the Las Vegas strip, waiting in an airport or shopping in the local mall, we encounter video walls everywhere. There are reasons for this proliferation, and it’s these reasons why you should consider adding this technology to your line card.

Now is the perfect time to sell video walls

Video wall technology has dropped in price and has become more powerful and easier to implement. Smart VARs are taking advantage of this opportunity. See how.
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Ingram Micro gets any size job done in just one stop. Big jobs or smaller ones, they have the same needs in common: a lot of expertise, planning and a variety of components.

You don't have time to research and source products from a bunch of different places. That's why Ingram Micro's team offers a unified line card that features the most comprehensive portfolio of in-demand and emerging Pro AV/Digital Signage, digital signage and unified communications products and solutions. You'll find specialized support and business enablement resources, as well as access to a dedicated team of seasoned marketing, sales, business development and technology professionals you need to grow your business.

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