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Outdoor Digital Signage

digital signage screen rendered image

1. UNDERSTANDING THE CHALLENGE

Finding the balance between functionality, aesthetics and cost of the end product.

Our goal is functionality and manufacturability, and the clients will want the design aesthetic to be a certain way within a set budget. 

2. design challenges

  • Close proximity screens – legibility and visibility

  • High temperature environments and all-weather durability

  • Internal condensation

  • Sleek enclosure design with effective cooling agents

scale model drawing fo digital signage screen
  • Temperature resistant memory chips

  • Glass reflection

  • TV resolution – screen colour and contrast

  • Risk of vandalism

3. potential environments

digital signage screen in use in carpark
digital signage screen in use on university campus
digital signage screen in fast food drive in

4. DESIGN PROCESSING

ENCLOSURE

The environment of the end product will influence and impact the design, materials and style of unit.

screen

The digital component of the screen. LED vs Commercial TV.

media

The content management system and media player. Visuals and sound vs the environment.

power

Connection between content management system and the digital screen. Scheduled content changes.

cooling

The internal structure of the system to ensure high IP rating - how waterproof and heatproof the structure is.

5. PROBLEM SOLVING

design features

  • Fall Sides on top of unit enclosure for water drainage
  • Downward facing cooling vents to allow out air but stopping water coming in

  • IP  Certification

  • Protective Glass – reduce damage from external threats, eg: vandalism

  • Auto brightness with ambient brightness – suitable for 24 hour display

  • Internal Fans and cooling agents with temperature sensors

  • Heat resistant memory chip