Amazon Fire TV – EngagePHD is a supported app on the latest Amazon Fire TV devices, allowing you to use a Fire TV device as a digital signage media player.
Creating On/Off Triggers Without Logging into EngagePHD – The following steps allow you to create parameters based URLs that can be used to turn your screens on/off. Anyone with these links can perform these actions and do not need to login into the software.
Image Scroller Widget – The Image Scroller Widget allows you to select photos from your Assets to scroll within a Layout. This widget is also very useful for touchscreens, where arrows allow the user to scroll back or forward between photos.
Explore the various sections of the software and how they work with type of digital signage content you are managing.
Supported Image File Types:
Supported Video File Types:
PDF files are supported but are often used for interactive Applications, where users can scroll through a document. PDF files are not recommend for Layout backgrounds, as they can be very large and not display properly.
Please see our article on How To Convert a PDF to a JPEG Image
The EngagePHD Store provides images, videos, layout templates and widgets that can be used to help you create your digital signage.
If you don’t have the tools to create layout backgrounds, the Store offers many jpeg and png image designs that fit landscape and portrait screens.
The following video series walks through using content from the EngagePHD Store in various ways.
Managing Products with Product Tables
Playlists in Layouts
Adding Widgets to Layouts
Copying & Connecting Layouts to Players
Playlists allow you to schedule one image or video Asset to your Players, or create a rotation of multiple images or video Assets. You can also add Layouts to Playlists. Assets or Layouts can then be scheduled for specific dates, time of day or on a recurring daily schedule.
Scheduling (Connecting) Content to Players
Product Integration Actions
Working with Video Files
Uploading New Assets & Asset Management
The Events module is used where you have Room Signs and or Wayfinding based Digital Signage where you want to show what Event is happening in the room and/or the next Event to take place in the room where the display is installed. You are also able to create a summarized list of Events within the Layout Designer.
EngagePHD supports 3rd party integration from SalesPro and Ungerboeck and ICS based URL calendars. For more information about 3rd party support, please contact your EngagePHD representative.
Applications can be used for a full interactive experience such a Channel Control Applications, Interrupts, using UDP streams, or any content on individual application pages. Unique URLs are created that allow the user to jump to a page and view content using a touchscreen, IR remote, or URL links.
Using Applications for Touchscreens
Using Applications for Advanced Interrupts
Using the Remote Control Interface Widget with Applications
Using Image Transitions with Applications