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Finding an Advantage in Tourism With Covid-19 hitting Australia's tourism market hard, the need to leverage every advantage possible has never been greater. Despite Government incentives to get Australians making the most of our fantastic local attractions, the need to encourage tourism once in situ is more important than ever. this is where digitalization comes to the fore.   Digitalization refers to...

Making a Case for Digital Signage at a Mine Site In the era of the Covid-19 pandemic there are many reasons to reconsider the value of mine site digital signage. With the work environment changing rapidly, safety considerations are being updated almost daily. Improving connectivity through autonomous solutions is a persuasive argument and makes a great case for digital signage in...

WHAT'S IN AN AWARD? On behalf of ASGA and FESPA Australia, we're proud to have been advised of a winning entry in the 2020 Awards for Excellence. With the Covid pandemic doing its best to thwart the award ceremony, the event has now been postponed three times!  Nevertheless, we are delighted to be on the winner's podium for our creative digital signage....

Safe Work Month - October Safe Work Month is an Australian wide safety awareness initiative for the month of October.  Every year Yap!digital embraces this programme by running a number of safety focused activities. Our staff attend training offered as part of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety. Digital signage safety is an integral part of our professional service...

Digital Signage Designed to Delight The project for Shire of Murray required four new digital assets to provide the wow factor for visitors inside the newly updated ‘Dwellingup Trails & Visitors Centre’. The branded assets included a new video wall with 9 tiled LED screens installed into the wall. What is a Video Wall A video wall is a wall mounted digital display...

The Yap!digital Virtual Reality (VR) Solution Yap!digital was excited to be chosen to deliver the new ‘VR Experience’ in the new ‘Dwellingup Trails & Visitors Centre’ which opens in Perth's south in late 2020. The Shire of Murray's brief was to produce four 360 degree VR movies of local attraction activities. Visitors to the Centre are able to wear a VR headset and...

Signage Awards What's in an award? Well, quite a lot actually.  Awards are a mark of those who strive to succeed. Awards acknowledge success - plus they recognise many other qualities such as ability, struggle, effort and, above all, excellence.  They reflect how others see us - as well as allow us to look inwardly to visualise our strengths. And whilst...

Future Trends in Signage - Digitisation According to the 2020 Digital Signage Today Future Trends Report* digital signage will increasingly be used as a visual marketing and communications tool in the future's modern workplace. Whilst some companies have engaged digital screens of all shapes and sizes, there is still a propensity for the screens to be bland screens – the ‘black...

Our team have been brainstorming how to re-discover digital signage in a Covid-19 world. Clearly, use of digital touchscreens, interactive kiosks etc will depend on where you are located in the world and your Government's advice on social distancing etc. Here in Perth, WA and Australia, there is a good chance that our Stage 2 restrictions will bring back many businesses...

Have you discovered the power of Lighting and Projection Mapping yet? If the answer is no, then listen up! Many businesses are increasingly turning to lighting and projection to enhance their projects and create wow factor. Projection mapping is a novel way to turn objects, buildings, parks, concerts, museums and other theatre stages into a stunning display surface ideal for video projection....

Putting Hardware In the Frame Our second blog in the feature series 'In the Frame' takes a look at another of the key elements required to deliver a successful digital signage project - Hardware. Introducing our '8 step turnkey model' as shown diagrammatically. As the model shows, a digital signage project typically follows an 8 step process from start to finish. Starting at the...

COVID-19 Alert - Touchscreens There's no doubt that our definition of 'Play' during these uncertain times has been redefined. Anything we touch now becomes a vehicle for transference of the virus. If your business owns a touchscreen, there are some simple ways to address the increased risks of the COVID-19 pandemic whilst keeping your digital signage technology working as hard as ever.   It...

COVID-19 State of Play The Yap!digital team are still on-line and here to help with all your digital signage needs. Whilst the social and economic landscape has changed, we are ready for business - just a phone call or email away. We are taking proactive precautions and actions amid the fast-changing situation of the COVID-19 – Coronavirus pandemic.  Our teams are fully operational in...

Putting Design In the Frame Our feature series 'In the Frame' takes a look at the key elements required to deliver a successful digital signage project. We call it the '8 step turnkey model'. As the diagram below shows, every digital signage project follows an 8 step process from start to finish. Starting at the top left with Design, the model runs through the...