Our Content Management Dashboard is the most powerful, easy to use, digital signage content manager platform available today. With our drag-and-drop interface, pre-built content and industry-proven apps, you will minimize the time required for creation, deployment, and maintenance. Our advanced data integration capabilities offer you an easy way to connect to your current data sources and dynamically and visually display that data on screens through your network. And our status and reporting tools, built directly into Content Manager, allow you to monitor the status of your network in real time.
FWI is one of the only Visual Communications solution providers on the market that makes a feature-rich digital signage Content Manager in both a Desktop and Web version. Learn more about the features and functionality of both below.
BUILT-IN FUNCTIONALITY FOR WAYFINDING
ROBUST DATA INTEGRATION CAPABILITIES
ABILITY TO BUILD INTERACTIVE APPS
Content Manager Desktop (CMD)
Our Content Manager Desktop (CMD) allows you to build, deploy, and maintain your Visual Communications network in a rich desktop environment. With a drag-and-drop interface, built-in layout editor, and multiple deployment methods, CMD is an intuitive system that enables you to leverage your current content to quickly get your digital signs up and running. It seamlessly connects to the FWI Cloud to support large, multi-user networks—enabling a true enterprise solution.
CMD integrates advanced functionality into your digital signage network without the need for a designer or developer.
- Multiple content channels make it easy to change sign scenarios
- Versatile sign deployment: static signs, interactive signs, desktop players and browsers
- Use over 50 transitions to switch between pieces of content or pages of data
- Reports functionality back to Content Manager
- Standalone applications for various situations—like network outages
Content Manager Web (CMW)
Our Content Manager Web (CMW) provides the convenience of managing your Visual Communications network from any browser. CMW uses a similar drag-and-drop user interface as CMD so you can easily switch between both products. Preview content through your web browser or download an embedded Content Player for preview directly on your desktop. You can also monitor your entire Visual Communications network through CMW. Set variables and conditions, expand locations, and edit content playlists from any browser.
In addition to the content management features found in CMD, CMW also allows you to publish visual applications to mobile devices and tablets.
CMW works in most HTML5-compliant browsers and can be hosted in FWI Cloud or in your own cloud environment.
Supported content types.
Dynamically display maps from Microsoft Bing servers.
Show individual content items from a third party content fee.
Build an onscreen keyboard, custom input dialog, keypad entry and much more.
Display your local date and time or choose to show other location information.
Leverage Microsoft Excel documents with file formats of XLS or XLSX.
Dynamically show content downloaded from standard RSS feeds.
Exhibit Adobe Flash and output using SWF or FLV files.
Show individual content items from a third party content feed.
Display image file types such as: JPG, JPEG, PNG (static and sequenced), BMG, GIF, TIGG and TGA.
Leverage content from an external data source, including XML/RSS feeds, JSON feeds, Excel spreadsheets, SQL databases and other data management systems.
Stream Live TV from any unencrypted television signal.
Exhibit an Adobe Acrobat or PDF file.
Show documents built within Microsoft PowerPoint with file formats of PPT or PPTX.
Dynamically display information powered by the FWI Progressive Jackpot Server via a MeterData.xml file.
Create standard text directly in Content Manager to present on your network.
Leverage video media files such as: WMV, MPG, MPEG, MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, M2V or single 4K video. MP4 is the recommended standard.
Draw and display interactive or static maps that can be overlaid with paths, directions & locations.
Show weather dynamically downloaded from NOAA servers.
Display documents created in Microsoft Word with file formats of DOC, DOCX, RTF or ODT.