The Tripleplay Blog

Views on the Digital Signage, IPTV, CMS and Video Streaming Industry

Digital Menu Boards – How to sell things and influence people

We have all walked into a restaurant recently and seen digital menu boards advertising special offers or ‘dish of the day’. Not only does a digital menu board allow for a sleek and streamlined ordering process for staff and visitors, but with a modern look and feel it...

What is IPTV?

IPTV is essentially the delivery of media content, videos or live television over an IP network. This can either use the public internet or a private local area network (LA) or wide area network (WAN). An IPTV service can be delivered to an IP enabled TV, mobile...

What is Digital Signage?

Digital Signage means a centrally controlled, content distribution platform by which to playback digital content to one or many displays or screens. Digital Signage screens can be used for the relaying of any number of types of information; live weather, news, TV,...

Digital Signage & SOC – Too good to be too good to be true!

There are always two sides to every story and the emergence of System on Chip technologies has certainly stirred the pot in the digital signage world; dividing opinions within the hardware industry but unifying the Content Management System community. Some screen...

Browser support dropped for NPAPI: how will you be affected?

With the latest round of upgrades in Chrome and Firefox we are now left in a position whereby the only internet browser able to support native plugins is Internet Explorer; now superseded by Edge. This will severely inhibit the operation of many enterprise video...

Beyond Bedside TV: Digital in Healthcare

As expectations for access to digital technology in everyday lives continue to rise, so too has a certain pressure on healthcare institutions to deliver a digitally enhanced, patient centric experience. Nowadays, patients expect a high level of comfort and easy access...

Samsung SSP: A digital sign of things to come?

Samsung’s Smart Signage Platform (SSP) technology has well and truly put the cat amongst the pigeons in the digital signage world. Having opened up their platform to allow some of the world’s leading digital signage vendors to develop solutions directly onto its Smart...

IPTV and Digital Signage: A Part of the Corporate Network

You can’t just sit on top of a network anymore, you have to be a part of it. That’s the message we’re continually hearing from our clients, consultants and partners around the globe when talking about digital signage, IPTV and video streaming solutions.

DSign: Content with your Content?

Many organisations face their biggest challenges not in hardware but in the development and management of content. There are a few ideas worth considering to help ease the load of creating and updating content. Creation & Design First and foremost, create content that...

AV is in the thick of IT

It is time to stop hiding, AV/IT convergence is already here The market is catching up, industry press, consultants, integrators are all starting to see the importance of embracing the fact that AV is now an IT concern. The minute you plug a CAT5 cable into the back...

Connecting in and out of the stadium

I recently attended SportPro Live and the Twickenham Tech Day events and both have drilled home the fact there is a huge buzz around the whole of the sports world regarding connecting with fans, driving content and monetising supporter base.

Video in Business: The Demand for On-Demand

In today’s world, video seems such a familiar everyday tool that it is easy to forget its recent adoption and growth within the market and as the accessibility of digital video content continues to rise, coupled with the reliability of high speed broadband networks,...

A Sporting Revolution: The Evolution of the Manager?

There is something happening in the world of football right now that is in its infancy but is revolutionary and could cause a big change to the way football managers operate; the arrival of football analytics has the potential to alter the role of the football manager...

Lecture Capture: Flipping the learning experience

Having the facility to stream and record live video is fast becoming an essential requirement for educational institutions, with the implementation of lecture capture technology offering a myriad of benefits for students and staff alike. In recent years, the adoption...

4K: Product or Feature?

The technology industry has a habit of pushing and promoting fantastic new ‘products’ to the market, whether they want them or not, and evangelising their uses and benefits and how much of a ‘game changer’ they will be. We had the HD (ready) revolution, then the...