Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Digital Signage

Digital Signage

Centralized Digital Signage System Overview

  • Cost effective, shared service solution with BCNET
  • Centralized communication system
  • Unified message and branding
  • Campus-wide and departmental messaging
  • Diverse and dynamic content (RSS, webpage, static images, live stream)
  • Content scheduling
  • Delivery of emergency alerts
  • Minimum reliance on signage administrators
  • Displays will be situated in high traffic areas
  • Efficient and scalable system
  • More effective and engaged audience
  • Improve student experience
Deployment Factors
  • Flat panel displays
  • Content players
  • Digital signage sw (CoolSign)
  • Content development
Emergency Messaging
  • Delivers synchronous emergency messaging to all active signage endpoints across campus.
  • Regroup (emergency mass notification system) push messages to all digital signage players via RSS Feed instantly.
  • Safety & Emergency Management will post messages in Regroup in the event of an actual emergency, and will deactivate post manually.
  • An Emergency Alert Channel will override regular content instantly and display a central emergency message when there is an update from the data source. When a message disabled in Regroup, the display will go back to regular channel.
Live Stream
  • A dynamic content streaming external source that only requires a source URL to display Flash-based or HTML5 standard video.
  • For multicast live stream source, in-house encoder is required.
  • A preconfigured channel is used to display on screens and scheduled.
Suggested Locations or Common Places for Screens
  • Lobbies
  • Lounges
  • Hallways (Wayfinding)
  • Information desks
  • Cafés, cafeterias and food courts
  • Elevator waiting areas
Current Locations
Digital Signage Map
For more information please email: ITServiceDesk@tru.ca