How to Use OPS to Build Future-Friendly Digital Signage Solutions

Intel’s open pluggable specification (OPS) can help simplify installation and management and help you keep up as the Internet of Things accelerates digital signage demand.

In case you haven’t been paying attention, people are pretty excited about the Internet of Things.

One area that will be greatly impacted by IoT is digital signage. Information exchanged via wearable technology and smart phones will spur new and expanding applications for digital signage—and, undoubtedly, tremendous adoption.

The challenge for system designers is simple: How to keep up by designing, installing and managing solutions that meet evolving systems’ needs.

That can be tricky given that most digital signage installations involve prolific communication between players, displays and peripherals.

The open pluggable specification (OPS) developed by Intel in 2010 provides digital signage professionals with some great options because it standardizes and modularizes the development of displays and media players—leading to potentially simplified installation, usage and ease of upgrading.

This free article outlines solutions that will help digital signage professionals take advantage of OPS and position themselves take advantage of the growing digital signage market.

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