ITS provides a service that enables central management of digital signs.
Digital signage helps departments distribute information in an engaging, interactive manner using large format displays. The target audience primarily are visitors to the campus, including prospective students and parents. Current students, faculty, and staff can also benefit from having easy access to campus events and news. Digital signs can have touch interactivity or be non-interactive and still display dynamic content.
UConn is leveraging Carousel digital signage management software from Tightrope. This management suite allows departments to control all of their distributed signs from a central location. It also allows departments to share their content with others, if they choose to do so. The UConn digital signage implementation includes campus templates designed by University Communications and includes integration with Office 365, Astra classroom scheduling, Everbridge emergency notifications, and EMS event scheduling.
Academic IT staff can assist with selecting displays and players and can coordinate with an approved AV vendor for a quote, scope of work, and installation.