TAG: feature

Everything about piSignage - how tos, use cases, technology, benefits

Groups in piSignage- A simple way to Control Multiple players.

Every Time you register a player in your piSignage account it is assigned to a group, The default group, unless you specify the group. You can create any number of groups as per your requirement. The Advantage of GROUPs here is that Any change made to the GROUP will be reflected in all the PLAYERS belonging to the group, saving you from work of having to operate each player individually.
The GROUP functionality allows you to

  • Select a Default playlist for the all players belonging to the group.
  • Include Additional playlists and schedule their time of display in advance.
  • Select the ticker for the group players.
  • Edit other Group Settings like playlist Animation, Asset Stretch , TV Schedule OFF etc.


Hardware required for piSignage player

piSignage Player is based on Raspberry Pi, a highly popular low-cost, credit-card sized computer sold across the globe. This mini PC given its given its footprint, cost, reliability, availability and performance provides an ideal foundation for piSignage.

The following are the suggested components needed to assemble the piSignage Player.

  • Raspberry Pi model 3 (recommended although others models are supported)
  • USB power supply with micro USB cable (with 2A capacity, TV USB power may not be sufficient)
  • Class 10, 8GB+ microSD card from a reputed vendor
  • Good quality HDMI cable to connect with the screen.
  • LAN cable or Pi compatible USB wi-fi adapters if wifi is not built-in.

Many vendors sell these components as a kit, for e.g.amazon.


Getting piSignage player ready & registering the player

piSignage is a complete digital signage solution powered by Raspberry Pi. The following post describes in detail how to install piSignage image on Raspberry Pi and get started with piSignage by Signing up & registering players at pisignage.com. Just make sure you have gathered all the Hardware components required before you begin.

1. Download piSignage image to your PC

Download the complete piSignage player image, and unzip the file.

2. Writing Image to SD card

Write the image to a class 10 SD card (minimum 8
GB) using one of the following tools.

Recognition for piSignage

piSignage team are delighted to share some great news with our users. Our Digital Signage Solution has just won the Rising Star Award for 2017 and the prestigious Great User Experience Award delivered by FinanceOnline. This reputed software review platform featured our product in a detailed piSignage review, where their experts analyzed in detail the features provided by piSignage and explored in detail the use cases.

Team of experts from FinancesOnline works devotedly to examine hundreds of Digital signage solutions and we are very happy to be included in their marketing software category.
According to their experts, piSignage has exactly what you’d expect from a Digital signage solution, as it has easy intuitive interface providing them with various features

Open Source Digital Signage - Create your own display network with piSignage open-source server software

piSignage is a lean, scalable Digital Signage solution powered by Raspberry Pi ideal for businesses of all sizes. While its scalability and reliability makes it ideal for large projects, the best in industry pricing makes it cost effective even for small enterprises. The player licence costs a one time fee of 25$, while hosted service is charged at less then 2$ per player per month. For more details on pricing please refer here.

We also provide open source version of the digital signage server software. This enables you to create and manage your own signage network without subscribing for the hosted service at pisignage.com.

This feature is popular among customers who want to host the signage server within their