InfoComm16, Las Vegas, June 13, 2016 – Ping HD has been honored with a Samsung Smart Signage Award for Industry – Retail Installation of the Year at InfoComm16 in Las Vegas, an annual event for the professional audiovisual and information communication industries.

Industry – Retail Installation of the Year honors a project that helped solve a business challenge by successfully leveraging innovative digital signage hardware, complex systems and collaboration among partners to bring a powerful, all-encompassing retail solution to life. Ping HD’s expertise in leveraging Samsung SSP and web-based content enabled them to provide a sports stadium in Detroit with the flexibility of updating pricing and product availability on an array of Samsung displays quickly and seamlessly.

“The annual Samsung Smart Signage Award celebration gives us an opportunity to recognize the outstanding achievements of our ProAV Dealers and their contributions to the signage industry,” said Ed Abrams, Vice President of Marketing, Samsung Electronics America. “We take great pride in recognizing the partners and projects that represent the driving force of innovation in the ProAV industry, and congratulate the well-deserved winners.”

“We are very proud to receive this award for the second consecutive year,” said Kevin Goldsmith, Chief Technology Officer. “It’s a testament to the rapid adoption of our EngagePHD™ platform, working seamlessly on Samsung Smart Signage Platform displays. By eliminating the need for that external media player Ping HD and Samsung have been able to reduce the cost of owning and operating a digital signage network by 35-40%.

Samsung offers a diverse range of smart signage solutions, from seamless video walls and fine pixel-pitch LED to outdoor displays and collaborative e-boards, designed for retail, corporate, QSR, education and other business environments.

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When people say “digital signage”, they’re talking about digital displays used to inform and persuade, and it’s popping up in public spaces all over the world. Retailers and transit systems using digital signage are increasingly common, and every day more and more campuses, government institutions and corporations are finding their own ways to benefit from this increasingly affordable technology.

Our digital signage software can be used in any environment… lobby reception, student lounges, cafeterias, break rooms, call centers, elevator banks, manufacturing floors, meeting rooms…virtually any public space or network. And Visix takes digital signage beyond large displays, believing that anything with a screen can be a digital sign – desktops, RSS readers, smartphones and more.

Companies use digital signage to welcome visitors, show meeting schedules, or tell employees what’s for lunch. Maybe students are reminded that registration ends tomorrow or directed to interactive wayfinding on touchscreens to find their way around campus. As the day comes to a close, screens in your facility might show local weather and traffic so that people can plan their commutes. What you show is really only limited by what you can imagine and create.

Digital Signage Solutions can benefit your institution of Higher Learning, and Ping HD can take you there!

Much like educational institutions, digital signage is a diverse, multifaceted, and culturally relevant experience. From a positive dining hall experience, to overcoming to anxiety and stress of a large campus, digital signage can take your educational institution to the next level. Take a look at some of our digital signage solutions specific to education.

Digital Menu Boards:

The dining experience is one of the most unique experiences that the academic adventure has to offer. The endless bonds, the amazing food, the quick snack between classes — are all things college students remember. There is a profound effect that your dining hall has on its student body. Our digital menu boards allow you to quickly and easily update your daily menu, our menu boards also allow you to fully customize your brand to reflect any food and beverage partners as well as brand your signage with your school logo and mascot. Students love a deal, and our digital signage allows you to promote any specials you have through our cloud-based, proprietary software EngagePHD™ from any desktop, laptop, or mobile device.


If you have ever been to a campus you will most likely remember how confusing it was to navigate the campus. With Wayfinding the days of asking for directions across a campus are over! Simply click on the location you are trying to find, and allow the wayfinder to do the rest! Guide your students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the right place through an intuitive touch-screen application to view the map of the entire campus and locate their destination.

Reader Boards:

The reader boards will help you provide mass notifications and alerts to improve campus communication and security. Our digital signage solutions provide a great way to update individuals on campus about emergency situations, provide clear instructions, and notify them about next steps, and when the situation has cleared.  You will be able to inform faculty, staff, and students of campus activities, effectively communicate campus brand, values, culture, sponsorship and partnerships, and present messages targeted to viewers at specific times or locations on campus.


Use our fully customizable IPTV solution to implement digital signage to broadcast university games, speeches, and any other important live events for your students. This will improve their engagement, boost college pride, and heighten the campus experience.

Ready to take your institute of higher learning to a higher level of digital signage? Contact us today for your complementary consultation and to find out more about our digital signage solutions for your educational facility

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