How To Set Up a Digital Signage Dashboard To Display Metrics, Charts, & Tables

How To Set Up a Digital Signage Dashboard To Display Metrics, Charts, & Tables

Digital Signage Dashboards

Digital dashboards can take large amounts of data and present them in succinct, easy-to-understand graphs for viewers. In digital signage, these are typically seen in menu boards, production charts, manufacturing statistics, and other corporate metrics. Such graphs can then be customized in order to reflect the look of the rest of your design. Looking to set up a digital signage dashboard yourself? Click here to get started!

Hardware

The first order of business would be getting the proper hardware to set up a digital sign. This typically includes however many screens you will need and the hardware to stream content to those screens. The hardware you will need is called a digital signage player, and it is the device that connects to your displays in order to project content. REACH’s software is “hardware agnostic,” meaning it is compatible with any type of player, ranging from Fire TV Sticks to BrightSign. However, some players have more extensive capabilities than others, so be sure to research which players suit your needs. REACH is also a hardware provider, so contact us for recommendations!

How To Set Up a Digital Signage Dashboard To Display Metrics Charts Tables

Software

The next step to setting up your digital signage dashboard is getting the proper software. Thankfully, REACH has everything you need! Our data list application is an extensive data management tool that can be integrated with third-party software such as Excel or Sheets. Once your install coordinator gets you set up with your account, you will then have the option to integrate PowerBI metrics. This can add visual flair to your dashboards while also potentially providing a degree of interactivity. 

Setting Up PowerBI

Linking your PowerBI account with REACH’s content-management system is a simple process. However, your PowerBI account must be a Pro or Premium version to set up[ the integration. When you have that set up, you will sign in once you choose the PowerBI app within the layout editor. Once you are signed in, you can choose which reports you want to embed into your layout. You can link a host of other applications within your PowerBI account. Here are some additional services you can link with PowerBI:

About REACH

REACH acts as both a hardware and software provider for digital signage. When you partner with REACH, you join a network of industry professionals committed to your success. A strong belief in evolving technologies runs throughout the company, resulting in robust digital solutions. To begin your digital signage journey, click the button below to request a free demo from REACH today!

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