Overview

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Enterprise Digital Signage Software

AxisTV digital signage software drives unified visual communications across your organization – a single application that publishes messages, media and alerts to displays, desktops, room signs, webpages and smartphones throughout your facility, across campus or to multiple locations in different cities.

Because it’s browser-based, AxisTV gives a virtually-unlimited number of participants the access and freedom to create and schedule content across your network from anywhere in the world. Request your free demo today from one of our trusted technicians.

AxisTV uses intuitive menus, simple wizards and step-by-step instructions to guide users through a streamlined process to publish content. Creating a message is as simple as filling out a form; instructive prompts make importing media files a breeze; and calendar-based daypart scheduling simplifies publishing.

People with minimal design and technology experience can create engaging messages using AxisTV tools and templates or easily import graphics and media from other sources like PowerPoint.

AxisTV licensing from Visix is scalable to the number of players you need, and you can add a variety of plugins to maximize your options. With basic training and mid-tier IT support, you can get your screens online and start publishing content the same day.

AxisTV Highlights:
  • User-friendly, browser-based interface
  • Extensive layout and message background library
  • Intuitive design and scheduling tools
  • Templates for controlled formatting
  • Supports a wide variety of multimedia
  • Live data integration (XML, Excel, SharePoint, and more)
  • Layout editor for multi-zoned content and tickers
  • Hot spots for kiosking to interactive content
  • CAP-compliant triggers for alert notifications
  • Active Directory authentication
  • Administrator tools for centralized system management
  • User rights, roles and access management
  • Player publishers for scalability
  • Manage MeetingMinder™ meeting room signs
  • Extensive selection of optional plug-ins
  • Comprehensive training package
  • Free updates with a Software Maintenance Agreement
  • Flexible deployment – Cloud, hybrid, on-premise

AxisTV can be delivered as software only, as a pre-imaged PC solution, or hosted in the cloud.

Platform Technology

Intuitive Technology for Communications

Create

Our Design Tools let you set visual standards for your messages, creating easy-to-use templates with simple fields for your team to fill in. Share publishing authority with multiple users or set up an approval process that limits access to just a few people.

Auto-updating content like news and weather feeds can be included to keep people updated, and easy importing tools let you bring in a wide variety of media types. AxisTV digital signage software also supports hot spots for kiosking to interactive wayfinding and data visualizations.

Inputs and Endpoints Diagram for AxisTV

Manage

Once your content is in AxisTV, use our intuitive controls to schedule and manage your messages. The calendar scheduler allows for dayparting, and designating an end time ensures that messages are retired from your playlist automatically.

AxisTV has management tools for backgrounds and content, players and displays, and overall system settings. System administrators can view reports and can even effect global changes using our software’s Alert Mode to override scheduled playlists and deliver critical notifications.

AxisTV digital signage software uses a browser-based content management system that is scalable for enterprise-wide solutions or can be configured to meet the needs of smaller networks.
Digital Signage Software System Diagram for AxisTV

Deliver

AxisTV has three components: the AxisTV software, a content manager, and any number of media players. Authorized users access the content manager and software tools through their LAN/WAN or the internet via our friendly web interface to create, manage and schedule content.

Messages are grouped in playlists that are published over a TCP/IP network and cached on chosen media players to feed displays at scheduled times and intervals.

Visix media players reside on your network as appliances outputting audio and video to as many displays as you like. They support static and dynamic IP addresses. Remote updates and diagnostics allow maximum accessibility to deliver information quickly.

You can send separate playlists to select media players from a single content manager, letting you target individual locations with the communications they need.

Design Tools

Cool Workspace. Quick Widgets. Cloud Sync.

Template Design and Editing
Layout Design and Editing
Local or Cloud Synchronization

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AxisTV Design

AxisTV Design provides an intuitive, powerful design environment for creating messages, templates and layouts right on your desktop.

It uses a completely new user interface modeled after familiar Microsoft Office designs, and improves upon all of your favorite design tools and features in AxisTV.

You can create your messages, templates and layouts from scratch or from a previous design.

This robust application lets you place design elements exactly where you want them with timesaving tools that make it simple to build stunning content to capture your audience’s attention:

  • Drag-and-drop widgets
  • Guides and rulers with snap
  • Flexible workspace sizing
  • Familiar user interface
  • Design offline and sync later

 
Because AxisTV Design runs on the desktop, users can create content offline when they need to and synchronize with the system once they’re connected to the network. You can share publishing authority with multiple users or set up an approval process to limit access.

AxisTV Utilities

AxisTV Desktop has been renamed AxisTV Utilities. It offers all the functionality of the Desktop application, plus a new tool for positioning and cropping websites for display on digital signage.

The Import tool lets you upload multiple images and videos at one time, as well as large file sizes. The Web Page Message utility gives you tools for cropping and positioning webpages for display in your layouts.

You can also edit templates and layouts, or create content using our legacy Free Form designer. Modify your designs between AxisTV Design and AxisTV Utilities interchangeably without disruption.

Premium Feeds

Reach out and grab your viewers with content feeds from Visix.

Engaging content attracts attention. News, stocks and weather are three of the most popular things you can show on your screens to attract and entertain your viewers.

  • Engage your audience for as low as 33 cents per day
  • Choose from news, financial and weather feeds
  • Auto-updating content refreshes regularly
  • Public-friendly and licensed mix of content
  • Formatted specifically for digital signage
  • Available in 4:3, 16:9 or 9:16 aspect ratios

 
Visix content feeds give you beautiful, exciting messages specifically designed for digital signage at an affordable cost. Because the feeds are live and automatically refreshed, you don’t have to select or design anything. Just point to a URL and enjoy new, auto-updating content on your screens.

Stories about a bad economy, sensitive topics, or violence may work well online, but they may not be the best images to show in your lobby. Our original content is produced by a team of editors who choose topics based on both interest and appropriateness so you leave a positive impression on your viewers.

And all of our media is fully-licensed and legal to use, so you don’t have to worry about copyrights and royalties.

News feed for digital signage
Sports news for digital signage
Digital signage news feed
Entertainment news for digital signage
News in pictures for digital signage
Sports news feed for digital signage
Entertainment news feed for digital signage

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News-in-Pictures
As low as 33 cents per day!

We have two news options to keep your audience informed and engaged. For as low as 33 cents a day, you can show a news-in-pictures feed for US News, Entertainment or Sports. Our 3-Pack option for only 66 cents per day lets you show all three.

These subscriptions provide eye-catching, public-friendly curated news content with HD photos and headlines in 4:3, 16:9 or 9:16 aspect ratios. You can customize your topic, dwell time, number of news items and more.

Stock market data feed for digital signage
Financial data feed for digital signage
Stock market news feed for digital signage
Stock market data feed for digital signage
Stock market data for digital signage
Financial data for digital signage
Stock market feed for digital signage

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Market Financial Graphics & Data
Only 50 cents per day!

Stay on top of the markets with our financial feeds. This is a visually beautiful and engaging way to deliver the day’s market activity in 4:3, 16:9 or 9:16 aspect ratios.

Show current status of NASDAQ, NYSE, S&P 500, as well as the top gainers or losers and details on today’s most popular companies. You can also display beautiful graphics with delayed stock pricing for a select publicly traded company.

Choose your graphic theme, dwell time and select graphics for any number of 100 top companies.

Animated Weather Forecast for Digital Signage
Current weather feed for digital signage
Digital signage weather forecast
Show current weather on digital signs
Current weather feed for digital signs
Custom animated weather for digital signage

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Premium Weather
Just 33 cents per day!

Everyone wants to know the forecast. Provide value for your audience with beautiful, animated weather from AccuWeather on your digital signs.

Show current conditions or the 5-day forecast in 4:3, 16:9 or 9:16 aspect ratios. Your weather is customized to your location using your postal code, and eye-catching animated icons draw attention to your screens.

Our premium weather subscription is free with a Software Maintenance Agreement, or available for purchase as separate subscriptions. We can also incorporate custom weather modules into a Custom Theme Pack for your layouts.

Please note that players will require internet access.
Prices are per player, per year.
AccuWeather subscriptions require importing of Flash modules built for your postal code(s).

Popular Features

Powerful Features for Engagement

> Active Directory Authentication
> User Rights, Roles and Access Management
> Event Data Integration
> Live Data Integration
> CAP-Compliant Alert Triggers
> Messaging Publishers
> Support for Room Signs

 

Active Directory Authentication

With Active Directory support, your users don’t have to keep up with login names and passwords as they access the AxisTV platform. Authentication is taken care of so they can focus on building engaging content, and your administrators don’t waste time resetting passwords.

User Rights, Roles and Access Management

Through our web interface, administrators can easily assign predefined user roles or create custom roles to provide the right level of system privileges for each user. Access to playlists and media players can be set per user or department, and profiles can quickly be replicated as more people participate.

Event Data Integration

AxisTV easily imports calendar data from your scheduling application to show room and event schedules on digital signs. Our Conference application pulls together schedules from a variety of calendar programs, taking care of integration with the scheduling system you’re already using:

  • Microsoft Exchange and Exchange 365
  • EMS by Dean Evans & Associates
  • Google Calendars
  • R25/25Live by CollegeNET
  • Delphi by Newmarket
  • Text file import

 
Conference supports multiple event management systems – and multiple instances of those systems – in the same installation, so it can easily support all the systems across an organization.

You can use Conference in conjunction with AxisTV digital signage software, or as a stand-alone application to power MeetingMinder™ EPS room signs.

Live Data Integration

Keep your audience updated in real-time with live data integration from a variety of sources. AxisTV seamlessly pulls data into a variety of formats:

  • Pull data feeds into predetermined message templates
  • Show text feeds as tickers
  • Display webpages for full graphics and data visualizations

 
Weather: Premium weather subscriptions powered by AccuWeather are now included with your Software Maintenance Agreement. Show 5-day forecasts and current weather conditions on any player with animated weather icons. You can also choose to show free weather content from the National Weather Service. (Learn more on the Premium Feeds tab.)

News: Choose from a variety of News-in-Pictures and Market Financial Graphics to keep your audience informed and engaged. Show market and stock performance, news, sports and entertainment as stand-alone feeds, or choose our three-pack. You can also pull in news from any RSS feed. (Learn more on the Premium Feeds tab.)

Excel and XML: Import XML and Excel data directly into your digital signage messages for any easy way to map to dynamic data like department statistics, production data, directory information and menu boards.

Web Content: Show live webpage content that’s unique to your organization or industry. Easily point to dashboards, performance metrics, intranet content, or location-specific content like:

  • SharePoint: Show your secure SharePoint pages, like dashboards and project timelines, as messages in digital signage playlists.
  • Social Media: Show off your social media pages – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more – by simply selecting the area of the page you want to show and scheduling it in AxisTV.
  • Shuttle Mapping: Real-time shuttle tracking offers riders a safe, comfortable, and convenient way to track bus routes and timetables instead of standing around at the stop.
  • Energy Dashboards: Share your building’s energy and water usage information using simple, beautiful graphics that can be interactive or static. This is a great way to educate your audience and encourage conservation.

 

CAP-Compliant Alert Triggers

AxisTV’s Alert Mode lets you override scheduled content with just a few clicks – supplant all messages on the entire system or choose specific players to override for local alerts.

You can activate manual alert overrides using the software interface, or we provide multiple ways for integrated third-party systems to automatically trigger your alert notices. External systems can include mass notification and text messaging services, emergency notification systems, public address systems, and others.

Four Ways to Trigger an AxisTV Alert Notice:

CAP-Compliant Emergency Alert Notification for Digital Signage

Visibility and accountability are paramount in alert communications. AxisTV audits alert actions including activation, deactivation, updates and configuration to provide you with visibility into historical alert incidents, as well as ongoing alert incidents.

Messaging Publishers

AxisTV publishers are optional plugins that let you send digital signage messages and alerts beyond displays to thousands of endpoints you already own:

  • Desktop Messenger – send messages to desktops as a graphic in a pop-up window
  • Screensaver Publisher – show messages on dormant PCs in a looping sequence
  • Mobile Module – publish content to smartphones and tablets using HTML5
  • RSS Publisher – make any digital signage playlist available as an RSS feed

 
All of our publishers seamlessly integrate with each other and other Visix technologies to deliver your digital signage content from anywhere to anywhere.

Support for Room Signs

AxisTV lets you publish all of your messages, media, alerts and schedules to our MeetingMinder™ Touch interactive room signs, for a perfect extension of your digital signage system.
For a full list of AxisTV features, contact us.