DIGICHIEF and SCORESTREAM team up to deliver high school sports content to the Digital Signage Industry
Lexington, KY — June 15, 2017 —DIGICHIEF, a leading provider of licensed content for the digital signage industry and ScoreStream, the first and only crowd-sourcing platform for local sports, have teamed up to distribute high school sports content to digital-out-of-home networks.
During the various sports seasons at the high school level, Digichief will be able to provide signage clients with sports scores, images and highlights through an intuitive HTML5 widget, or data feeds for those networks looking to use their own creative. Sports include high school football, basketball, baseball, soccer, lacrosse are more.
All image and video content is manually curated for quality and as a safeguard review for the user-submitted media.
“With thousands of local games across North America, ScoreStream has built an impressive infrastructure to collect and deliver what digital signage covets most, hyper-local content. This solution has been long overdue.”
Gene Hamm, Partner at DIGICHIEF
“Digichief offers a comprehensive range of data and content feeds to the market. We are excited to bring hyper-local high school sports scores, videos and pictures to their offering and we are especially excited about the opportunity to showcase the teams, players and fans across the country as one of our first partners in the digital signage arena.”
Derrick Oien, CEO at ScoreStream
Roadify Transit Announces Distribution and Technology Relationships With Leading Digital Signage Companies
New York, NY — March 27, 2017 — Roadify Transit, the New York-based aggregator of multi-mode transit information, has entered into distribution and technology partnerships with several leading digital signage companies including AVI Systems, Capital Networks, DigiChief, Engrain TouchTour, FourWinds Interactive, Orange Barrel Media/StreetMedia IKE Smart City, and TouchSource. Using Roadify Transit’s API (Application Program Interface), these partners are now able to incorporate location-specific displays of transit arrivals and service conditions into their customers’ digital signage networks.
Roadify Transit aggregates transit data from more than 400 agencies, bike share programs, and car ride services in the U.S., Canada, Western Europe, and Australia, into a single source for display on any screen. Transit services available through the Roadify API account for 95 percent of the 35 million trips taken daily by U.S. transit riders.
“Our API service model allows our partners and their customers to focus on creating eye-catching, informational end-user displays without the hassle and expense of managing hundreds of data feeds in different formats,” explains Scott Kolber, Roadify CEO. “With easy, on-demand access, our partners have total flexibility over the design, branding, and look and feel of how transit information is integrated into their customers’ signage displays—and we’re already seeing the results in a rich variety of deployments.”
Roadify Transit data can be displayed in any location with networked screens such as commercial and residential real estate, smart cities, sports, hotels, retail, education, health care, government and more. Early partner deployments include IKE interactive kiosks in downtown Denver (OrangeBarrel Media/StreetMedia); offices in Bellevue, WA, Oakland, CA, and at the Denver Tech Center (TouchSource); customer headquarters and offices in New York, Denver, UK and Australia (FourWinds); commercial real estate facilities in Chicago (AVI Systems), and elsewhere.
“Roadify enables Digichief the ability to dynamically update client networks with hyper-local scheduling information, said Gene Hamm, partner at DigiChief. “From the design and flexibility of their API, to their continued support for our development team, Roadify has been second to none. When researching new product offerings, our team looks for content that has a symbiotic relationship to the DOOH viewer. Roadify delivers on all fronts, functionality, design, support, consistency, and quality.”