ViewSonic Partners with Best Wave to Deliver “Do-It-Yourself” Digital Signage Software Solutions

Now Anyone can Create and Manage Stunning Digital Signs with DisplayIt!Xpress

Las Vegas, DSE, Booth #617 (March 15, 2016) – ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products announces its partnership with Best Wave, an industry pioneer in digital signage software to deliver “Do-It-Yourself” digital signage software solutions. ViewSonic’s award-winning line of commercial displays, together with the easy-to-use digital display software provides a complete digital signage solution that anyone can setup and manage.

DisplayIt!Xpress provides a simple interface for managing a virtually unlimited number of digital signs. Support for both Windows and Android media players accommodate a wide range of hardware options, with the scalability for easy expansion. User-friendly and affordable, DisplayIt!Xpress drives digital signage for customers ranging from SMB and enterprise corporations to education and government organizations.

“Partnering with Best Wave, ViewSonic now offers combined hardware and software solutions to meet any digital signage need,” said Mike Holstein, Vice President of Business Development and Emerging Technologies for ViewSonic Americas. “Our extensive line of display products, together with this innovative software, gives more customers the ability to deliver world-class digital messaging.”

"DisplayIt!Xpress is easy enough for anyone to use, with advanced features to accommodate the most demanding signage applications," said John Glitsos, President and Founder of Best Wave. "The partnership with ViewSonic combines our software with industry leading display technology, making digital signage more accessible than ever for organizations of any kind or size."

Built to meet the demand for “Do-it-Yourself” digital signage, DisplayIt!Xpress eliminates the need for extensive IT support, marketing resources or costly design services. DisplayIt!Xpress gives users all they need to develop stunning digital signs, without learning complicated new content creation tools, and regardless of skill level or technical expertise.

DisplayIt!Xpress supports most common media formats. Anyone can build a playlist from existing content within seconds, or create new signage presentations with PowerPoint and other familiar applications. Optional on-screen widgets include clock, calendar, weather, and scrolling text or RSS feed. Content updates are delivered by LAN, WAN, shared folder, cloud storage or USB drive

DisplayIt!Xpress is the perfect solution for a variety of environments:

  • Corporate Human Resources: Break room and work area signs present company news and important messages for employees, including daily schedules and upcoming events.
  • K-12 and Higher Education: Campus-wide signs display class schedules, maps, cafeteria menus, and sports team news. Students can even design content as part of their classwork.
  • Restaurants and Retail: Product menus, prices, promotions and sales are more engaging and compelling when appearing on a digital sign.
  • Government: Local, state and federal governments can deliver announcements and display building directories. City halls, courts, senior centers, libraries and other facilities use digital signs to promote upcoming public events and programs.
  • Healthcare: Facilities from small private practices to extensive hospital campuses can communicate with staff, patients and visitors more effectively with digital signage.
  • Hospitality: Hotels and conference centers use digital signage to display daily agendas and activities, advertise upcoming events and promote on-property amenities.

Best Wave also offers an easy-to-use application to schedule conference and meeting rooms. Best Wave’s ReserveIt! software provides an automated solution that integrates with Outlook, Google Calendar, and other calendar systems. Events are scheduled as usual and then appear automatically on the assigned room display. ReserveIt! can be used in conjunction with DisplayIt!Xpress to include room agendas with other signage content.

DisplayIt!Xpress and ReserveIt! are both available now from ViewSonic. DisplayIt!Xpress sells for an MSRP of $400 and ReserveIt! for an MSRP of $750.

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About Best Wave

Since its founding in 1990, Best Wave has been at the forefront of digital signage software development. Thousands of customers, from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations, rely on Best Wave software for digital messaging and communication. Visit bestwave.com to learn more.

About ViewSonic

Founded in California in 1987, ViewSonic is a world leading visual solutions provider. As an innovator and visionary, ViewSonic keeps the world connected with a portfolio of professional level visual solutions that enhance the way we compute, collaborate, communicate and connect. Our products include LED monitors, interactive commercial displays, touch displays, projectors, thin client, zero client and smart displays. To find out more about ViewSonic, visit viewsonic.com.

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