NDS partners up with IAdea for cost effective digital signage solutions - IAdea

PADS4 HTML5 Viewer supports IAdea Signboard players


EINDHOVEN, the Netherlands. July 30, 2014. Net Display Systems (NDS), developer of PADS digital signage software, has teamed up with IAdea, maker of cutting-edge commercial-grade digital signage players and integrated displays.

For digital signage solutions that require displays to be OS independent and browser-based NDS offers the PADS4 HTML5 Basic Viewer. With the PADS4 HTML5 Basic Viewer AV integrators can deploy signage projects with a low-end solution, but can also create a hybrid digital signage solution within one network.

The NDS PADS HTML5 Viewer has been successfully tested and certified by IAdea and is compatible with the entire catalog of IAdea Signboard players.

This partnership offers various cost effective digital signage solutions highly suitable for industries such as Corporate, Hospitality and Retail.

“Combine the NDS PADS HTML 5 Viewer with the Android based IAdea Signboard and you will have a low cost, yet smart digital signage solution for effective display communication”, claims Willie-Jan Bons, CEO at NDS. ”Think of dynamic door signs linked to your room reservation system, displaying scheduled meetings or use the displays for in-shelf communication and dynamically change your messages based on weather, time or even point of sales data”, he continues.

The NDS/IAdea solution can also be used as a Shelf Edge Interactive Catalog that provides detailed information about products and services.

“We are excited that NDS now offers comprehensive vertical solutions based on IAdea’s digital signage devices,” says Rex Chen, Executive VP of IAdea. “IAdea focuses on collaborating closely with software partners to bring success across our entire ecosystem. Just recently we announced a project win that deployed more than 15,000 displays with technologies developed by IAdea and its partners.”

IAdea makes a full line of digital signage media players and signboards that support the SMIL open standard and are optimized for HTML5 dynamic content. At the core is IAdea’s “hardened” version of Android built with enhanced reliability and performance to address digital signage-specific needs.

Those who are interested in the NDS/IAdea partnership can contact NDS or visit the IAdea website for more information.

About Net Display Systems

Net Display Systems (NDS), founded in 1994, is a worldwide recognized player in digital signage software specialized in Smart Digital Signage.

They make their digital signage smart by connecting with data sources such as Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Dynamics®, SAP, content management systems, video surveillance systems, room reservation systems, queue management solutions, and social media.

Based on these data sources NDS can dynamically change the content on your display, resulting in a vivid digital signage solution. To push the limits they add interactivity, real-time web content and analytics to your digital signage for maximum audience engagement.

With an extensive partner network NDS operates in more than 75 countries with thousands of installations in multiple market sectors varying from transportation, corporate and government to hospitality, retail and healthcare.

Installations vary from simple standalone solutions to national or global, complex and often mission critical digital signage solutions.

Company website: //www.netdisplaysystems.com
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Net Display Systems

Peter den Burger
Luchthavenweg 59-I
5657 EA Eindhoven
The Netherlands

T: +31 88 266 11 77
E: peter.den.burger@nds.eu
W: www.netdisplaysystems.com

About IAdea

Founded in 2000, IAdea is dedicated to the development of cutting-edge commercial-grade digital signage players and integrated displays. IAdea’s products support the W3C SMIL open platform and the HTML5 content standard, allowing system integrators to quickly customize and tailor to individual project requirements. IAdea’s device technologies power many large-scale digital signage projects, offering proven robustness and lowered total cost of ownership (TCO). With offices worldwide, IAdea provides uninterrupted product service throughout the globe.

IAdea is the market leader in digital signage technology and has been the first to introduce the professional RISC-processor based media player for digital signage. IAdea is also the first company to introduce 10-inch network signboard, and first to promote the open standard, W3C SMIL. The latest developments of the company are new 10-inch digital signboards, the world’s first open pluggable specification (OPS) players, featuring PoE (Power over Ethernet), which is particularly important for the retail environment, since laying power-cables to the shelves in the store is often difficult or impossible. Company web-site: www.iadea.com

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