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Waytouch Premier College Campus Wayfinding

SKU: DSB-EDU-WF02-BLS

  • Pin Point turn-by-turn directions to buildings and classrooms
  • Enhances students ability to find and view class times
  • Improves your ability to disseminate announcements
  • Easy content updates and management using your iPhone!
  • Only available here custom built, tested, and turnkey
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Specially Made For Improving The Way Your Students and Visitors Navigate Around Your Campus

If you are looking for a wayfinding digital signage solution for college campuses, which is highly effective, tried and tested, and includes all of the bells and whistles then you will favor this professionally designed solution.

You will be able to seamlessly blend your college campus wayfinding map, emergency alerts, class schedules, alumni recognition, college campus events calendar, seminar times, searchable directory, and other 3rd party apps into a compelling, easy to manage, all-in-one visual communications platform.

The Ultimate Digital Signage Campus Wayfinding Solution

This college campus digital signage wayfinding solution will enable you to guide students, alumni, and visitors throughout your entire campus. Using the built-in touch keyboard users can search the campus directory to receive turn by turn directions to classes, events, buildings, rooms and other campus locations. You can choose to add a short description, image, and contact information to each directory listing.

• Directions automatically are generated once a destination is selected.
• ‘You Here Icon’ map icon with turn by turn directional arrows
• All directions are based on shortest path & ease of accessibility (Smart Pathway Algorithm)
• Directions can be chosen to be sent to a mobile device via text message or email
• A wheelchair accessible button is available that auto-creates ADA compliant routes
• Fly Over: route animation that provides virtual walk through directions
• Stacked Skeleton: multi-floor destination view that supports 360-degree viewing
• Eagle View: high level, easy to see, the 3D view provides top-down route directions

Your Campus Events & Classes

We will incorporate your Campus Management software with every digital display. This powerful data integration enables for automated content updates. When your internal software updates so will the digital signs content. This means your campus news, class times or cancellations, seminar and event times, college application deadlines, and other campus-related notifications will always remain accurate:

Platforms we natively integrate with include:

• 25Live / CollegeNet: academic schedules and programs, class times, e-calendars
• EMS: meeting and classroom schedules, and event listing
• Sales Pro: event and conference schedules, class times, and directory listings
• Micros Opera: event schedules and POS sale listing
• Raisers Edge: donor listings w/descriptions and scheduled events
• Active Directory: directory listings
• HTML: website feeds

Campus Announcements, Emergency Alerts, and Alumni Recognition

You can choose to include scholarship news, NCAA scores, weather, and news. Emergency alerts can also be added allowing your administration to instantly create and publish Emergency Notifications, Lock Downs, and Evacuations. If your college is set-up with RAVE, we can integrate that feed for Automated Emergency Notification Alerts.

• Add multi-touch media galleries featuring images and videos on campus life.
• Promote student organizations and public service opportunities
• Feature your upcoming events and athletic calendar
• Spotlight alumni donor recognition and encourage new donations

What’s Included?

You will receive an out-of-the-box ready to use solution. It will ship preloaded with your college campus map with directions, custom content, software, and media player. Tell us the features you need then we will custom develop, test and set up everything for you.

When completed we will ship you a ready to use system that simply works:

• Waytouch Premier™ Wayfinding College Campus Digital Signage Software
• All-Inclusive Creative Design & Content Creation
• Industry's Only Digital Signage Design Guarantee
• 1 Floor 3D Map with up to 50 Destination Point Directions
• Digital Signage Media Player w/ HDMI Cable
• Cloud-Based Digital Signage Content Management (WI-FI)
• Full Training, Set-Up & Configuration
• 12 Month Technical Support
• Live Dedicated Support Specialist
*Note: additional per floor maps and destination points can be purchased separately.

Product Instructions:

It is 4 Easy Steps
1. Place order
2. We will then setup everything for you and ship you a total solution
3. Connect the Waytouch Premier™ Media Player to your display or kiosk and WI-FI
4. Turn it on and you are done! The software with content will automatically load.


Are you looking to learn more about college campus wayfinding digital signage?

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Creating An Effective Digital Signage Wayfinding Solution

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Directional signage. It is the first thing, new students, visitors and alumni look for. It strongly reflects a college’s personality while influencing how visitors find destinations. Traditional printed signs can be difficult to update and expensive to maintain. Often static signage lacks the flexibility needed to adequately engage with and inform.

A new kind of signage

Because students except for real-time easy access to updated class schedules, professor directories, campus maps, and other forms of necessary on-demand information we released the Waytouch Premier – a touch screen multimedia communications cross-platform that visually stimulates, educates and improves experiences.

How does this work?

You will receive an out-of-the-box ready to use college digital signage solution. It will ship preloaded with your college campus map with directions, custom content, software, and media player. Tell us the features you need then we will custom create, test set up, and ship you a plug and play solution.

Day to day communications

Add a series of engaging touch screen buttons that can feature:

• Scholarship news, NCAA scores, weather, and news
• Add interactive media galleries featuring images and videos on campus life
• Promote student organizations
• Spotlight alumni recognition and encourage new donations

Real-time class schedules

Campus news, class times or cancellations, seminars, events, college application deadlines and other notifications can all be kept current and live with the Waytouch Premier. We can incorporate your campus management software (ex. 25Live, CollegeNet, Outlook Exchange, etc.) with every digital display. This robust data integration enables for automated schedule updates. When schedules in your software updates so will the schedules on this digital sign.

Precise campus maps

Using the built-in touch keyboard users can search the school directory to receive turn by turn directions to classes, events, buildings, rooms and other campus locations. Smart Pathway Algorithm - all directions are based on shortest path and ease of accessibility. Handicap preferred routes are also set-up made to be wheelchair friendly and accessible.

On the fly easy edits

Images, descriptions, information, announcements and other media can be edited and easily managed using the included cloud-based content manager. All changes you make are wirelessly sent to the display within minutes! On-premise enterprise deployment is available per request.

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This is an all-in-one touch screen wayfinding system that when deployed can dramatically improve experiences and improve your ability to easily communicate

This is an all-in-one touch screen wayfinding system that when deployed can dramatically improve experiences and improve your ability to easily communicate

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Local points of interest map with restaurants, attractions, and  more

Local points of interest map with restaurants, attractions, and more

When a destination on the map is selected information, images, phone number, and description appears

When a destination on the map is selected information, images, phone number, and description appears

The directory listings are customizable: you can feature images, name, suite number, destination description, and phone number

The directory listings are customizable: you can feature images, name, suite number, destination description, and phone number

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When placing your order simply let us know which features you would like and our graphics design team will creatively incorporate everything you need into the digital signs interface. Remember, you can select as many features as you’d like and you’ll always receive the same flat-rate price from us. We do not bill by sets of features, by "slides" or design time.

What the combination of features would like to incorporate into the displays interface?

FEATURES Waytouch

Use Your iPhone To Update Daily Messaging and Other Media

This easy to use digital signage content management platform is ideal for users that have no graphic design capabilities and simply want to update media zones easily.
Average users master content management within 15 minutes! No drawn out webinar to attend.

• Edit all text and image zones
• Upload images right from your desktop
• Update media albums with video, powerpoint, and images
• Manage events, meetings, and other calendar events
• Create user groups for privilege control
• Remote access from any device, at any time
• Free to use cloud-based content manager

How does Google Drive Content Management work?

Using our Proprietary Publisher Pro Digital Signage software, we integrate every media and text zone with Google Drive.
This integration leverages the power of our all-in-one platform while eliminating the need for annual SaaS fees.

• Our software auto resizes every image and video you upload. No graphic design needed.
• All images sent to a media zone will be adjusted to fit perfectly inside the zone.
• All text updates you input are auto-optimized to match the font size, color, and style.
• Every change you make is wirelessly pushed to the display within minutes.
• Multi-User / Multi Admin control levels are available.

FAQ

Google Drive is mentioned as a content sync location. Is this an account that our organization would need to create or is this accessing a vendor's account?

We will create the Google account for end-user and sync it with our software.
When the display is installed, we will provide Google information plus train end-user how to use.

Do the clients call to anything else outside of our firewall besides Google Drive?

Only if end-user request stream of information that requires internet connections.
An example of streams: weather forecast and daily news feeds.


For Network Load, is the content just pulled from the Google Drive location one time, cached locally, then stream it?

Correct all content is locally cached on the media player.

Is it reloaded on a regular interval, if so what is the frequency?

Content update interval time can be set per customer request.

What is the maximum file size that is supported?

• Documents: Up to 1.02 million characters. If you convert a text document to Google Docs format, it can be up to 50 MB.
• Spreadsheets: Up to 2 million cells for spreadsheets that are created in or converted to Google Sheets.
• Presentations: Up to 100 MB for presentations converted to Google Slides.

What file types are supported?

General files

• Audio formats (MP3, MPEG, WAV, .ogg)
• Image files (.JPEG, .PNG, .GIF, .BMP)
• Text files (.TXT)
• Video files (WebM, .MPEG4, .3GPP, .MOV, .AVI, .MPEGPS, .WMV, .FLV, .ogg)

Microsoft files

• Excel (.XLS and .XLSX)
• PowerPoint (.PPT and .PPTX)
• Word (.DOC and .DOCX)
• XML Paper Specification (.XPS)

Industry's Only 100% Digital Signage Design Satisfaction Guarantee

We guarantee you that your system’s content, design, and layout will meet your exact expectations.

• No strings attached, no hidden costs, no additional charges for ‘design time’.
• All requested features will be properly incorporated.
• Your branding requirements accurately executed.

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"These are the most intuitive, logical, and well-designed solutions on the market today.  We can easily manage all content, event updates, and live feeds.”

 -Doug T

 "Your team went and above and beyond! The final product meet our exact  requirements - a superb layout, beautiful graphics, and the software is so easy to use! Thank you"

 - Natalie Z

 "I could not believe all of these amazing features came built-in standard. I told them what I wanted, and they designed a beautiful easy to manage. What a great experience!"

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Product FAQ's

1. What is the average lead time once a Purchase Order is placed?

2-4 weeks. This includes custom content creation, software set-up, and shipping.

2. What happens after I place my order?

We immediately begin a 4 Step Content Design Process. (See question 11 below for detail of process)
Durning each phase your involvement approval is required.

o You can view all content and submit feedback using our online content portal review.
o This leaves you in complete control and ensures the final product meets all expectations.

3. Who and how do the maps get built?

We will handle the complete creation of maps.

• To create the maps we just a list of destinations and an image or CAD drawing of your facility map.
• Our design team will handle the rest!

4. How easy is the system to set up and use?

Every Waytouch Premier™ solution is user-friendly and non-technical.
• NO complicated technical or software set-up is required when installing the system.
• Before shipping your system we set-up, configure and test every component.
• When receiving the system, we will walk you through the set-up step by step.
• We also offer optional onsite installation services.

5. Will you train my staff and me?

• You will receive a dedicated support manager that will be there for you in every capacity.
• The support specialist will tailor all training to match your exact needs and technical background.
• When you receive the system, our team of experts will make sure the system is up and running.
• You can expect for the process and installation to take an average of 2-4 hours (per screen).

6. What type of technical support and customer service is included?

• From initial planning to post-deployment, our support service is 100% continuous.
• Our 24/7 answering service guarantees that you can reach someone.
• Live Specialists can provide service between 9:00 am to 5:00 pm CST
• You will also receive the direct email and phone number of a committed Support Specialist.

7. How easy is it for me to change my digital directory or menu board information?

• Very simple. Using Google Drive you can edit any text related information
• Example: names, suite numbers, food names, prices.
• All changes you make apply to the display within minutes

8. What are the Hidden Costs?

• None. We handle every solution transparently by providing you with all available.

9. Is this system scalable?

• Yes, fully scalable.

10. What is the Cost of Management & Maintenance?

• We do not charge annual hosting or content management fees.
• Based on your request, we can add optional extended support packages.

11.What consists of the 4 Phase Design Process?

After your order is placed, we immediately begin creating your digital signage content.

4 steps Design Small 2

Phase 1: Needs Analysis
o We research your establishment to learn about your organization, products, & services.
o We then have an initial discovery call with you to identify clearly your objectives and needs.
o After the call, we draft a set of concept designs and send them to you for review and feedback.
o Upon receiving your response, a full-color mock-up is completed and sent to you for review.

Phase 2: Review
o Based on your feedback of the full-color mock up we make changes to the layout and its media.
o When completed, we will have a short review call to review final full-color mock-up.
o On the call, we will focus on how we can fine-tune the design, to exactly meet your needs.

Phase 3: Revise
o Improvements talked about during our Review Call are made and sent to you for approval.
o If you request changes, we continue making adjustments until the exact Look & Feel is reached.

Phase 4: Sign Off and Set-Up
o The final design is submitted for your approval.
o Once the final sign off occurs, we will configure and test every component of the system.
o When you receive the system, a specialist will contact you for Step By Step Kick Off call.
o On the call, we cover non-technical setup and make certain all of your questions are answered.