Digital signage meets IoT: building success with a Raspberry Pi!

IoT is changing many industries, and digital signage is one of them! Meet Screenly who are using the inexpensive Raspberry Pi to build a digital signage player, that can be stuck behind any screens to transform them into interactive billboards, information board, restaurant menu… and more!

This will be the first webinar in a series dedicated to exploring the changes that the new wave of IoT innovation is brining to the digital signage industry in collaboration with Sixteen Nine.

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Key takeaways

In this webinar, Sixteen:Nine editor Dave Haynes talks with Viktor Petersson, CEO of Screenly, to explore his journey building a digital signage solution based on the very popular and very affordable Raspberry Pi. Their discussion will see them touch on a variety of topics:

  • Digital signage industry trends
  • The disruptive effects of the drop in hardware costs
  • The adoption of agile software development and operations
  • The start-up road to success

About the speakers

Dave Haynes
Dave Haynes is one of the most respected and experienced people in the steadily-evolving digital signage industry. He has documented the industry’s growth for more than a decade on his blog (and now podcast) Sixteen:Nine. He does consulting and market analysis for a broad spectrum of companies – for end-users of all sizes, and for many of the tech vendors and services providers in the digital signage eco-system. Before getting involved in digital signage, Haynes was an award-winning print journalist and new media pioneer, taking his daily newspaper online in 1995.

Viktor Petersson
Viktor grew up in Sweden, but moved to Silicon Valley in 2004. While still in college he co-founded the software company WireLoad, Inc. He graduated from Santa Clara University with a major in Business Management. While Viktor’s academic background is in the field of business, his true passion has always been technology. Since then, Viktor has grown WireLoad into a successful business with multiple product lines. Currently, Viktor lives in London and spends most of his time reshaping the digital signage space with Screenly (a WireLoad product).

Date & Time

June 1st, 2016 – 9am PST, 12 noon EST, 5pm GMT

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