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Displaying PowerPoint in Digital Signages

Lot of our clients are comfortable creating content to be displayed on signages using PowerPoint but PPT files have a proprietary format and thus cannot be uploaded directly as an asset in piSignage. The solution is to create PPT in required dimension and export these slides as Images or Videos.

Each PPT slide as an Image

Using SAVE AS option save each PPT slide as an image (gif, jpeg, png are some of the formats supported) and upload these as assets in piSignage. Refer here to learn about changing the Resolution of the images created by exporting PPT Slides.
If you need the display to have a flow instead of images abruptly changing, you can create a video out of

Products and Team

piSignage suite of products include

  1. Players
    a. Raspberry Pi (all models)
    b. Chrome app (best for Chrome OS based devices)
    c. Chromecast (needs to "cast" the app on poweron)
    d. Ubuntu based player for Intel platforms (planned)
    e. Apps for Apple TV, Fire TV(in the roadmap)
  2. Server Software
    a. Hosted service at pisignage.com
    b. Open sourced server https://github.com/colloqi/pisignage-server
    c. White-labelled server hosted at local premises
  3. Player remote apps
    a. Chrome and Android apps to control players over local network
    b. TV UI to play content and manage player from remote control device (in the roadmap)
  4. Solutions based on piSignage products
    We have built various IoT solutions for clients based on Raspberry Pi


piSignage was developed in early 2014 to enable people to build their own signage solutions based on Raspberry Pi. Since then piSignage is being used by thousands of users for various use cases including video distribution, signage offering, dashboards, notice boards, menu boards etc.

The Raspberry Pi is a series of small single-board computers developed in the United Kingdom by the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

piSignage provides both player software (for Rapberry Pi, ChromeOS and soon Ubuntu) and server solutions to manage these players. pisignage.com is a hosted service to manage these players for a fee of US$ 2 per month per player.The player software needs a license to run and costs one time of US$ 25.For more