How to Subscribe to the Digital Signage Module?
Login to the Quantic back-end portal.
Click the Hamburger button to open the left Navigation menu and click Module.
Scroll down to locate the Quantic Modules section.
Click the Get button on Digital Signage.
A new pop-up appears; click Get again and click Settings to begin setting up your digital signage.
Adding and setting up the TV
Once you enter the Digital Signage module, the already added TVs will appear on the list. In this illustration, Demo TV 1 and Demo TV 2 have already been added. Click to edit and click to delete the specific TV.
Click to add a new TV.
Enter the TV name on which you are setting up the signage. You can allocate any random name.
Select the screen size that fits your TV screen. You can choose from two screen sizes- 1366×1080 and 1080×1920.
Select the Portrait or Landscape orientation from the Select Orientation drop-down menu. Make sure to choose the correct option as per your TV screen’s orientation.
Once done, click Save.
Adding and setting the Screen
Now you can proceed to add the screens to the digital signage. From the screen tab, you can edit the existing screens or can create the new one. Here is what you need to do.
Click the Screens tab.
Click to create a new screen.
Enter the screen name. You can name it anything like screen 1, S1, or just 1, or anything else that you like.
Select the number of columns you want to display on the signage. If you have chosen the Portrait orientation, at max two columns can be added to the screen. However, the third column can also be added if you choose the Landscape orientation.
Tap to select one column, to select two columns, and to display three columns on the screen. The chosen one glows red and not chosen one is in grey. Like in this illustration, the three-column button is selected which turns red from grey.
Here you can set the background for the screen.
Tap on Color to set a color background for the screen.
Click the color picker and select the desired color. You can also enter the color code to set the preferred color on the background.
You can make the signage theme-based by adding an image in the background.
Just click Image as shown in the screenshot, click ➕Upload Image button and select the image from the system location.
The selected image will appear on the left, as shown in the illustration.
In Menu Setting, you can choose whether you want to show just an Item name or Item Name with Description.
The Quantic Signage will automatically pick up the item name or description from the backend portal based on your selection.
In Image Setting, you can choose whether you want to show just an Item without image or Item with image.
The Quantic Signage will automatically pick up the item name with or without an image from the backend portal based on your selection.
The Header Image section allows you to set the image on the signage header. It can be your restaurant’s logo or any promotional stuff.
You can choose different positions for the image position – left, right, center, or no image.
To set a new image, click ➕Upload Image and select the image from the system location.
How to set up a Digital Menu on the signage screen?
Step 1. Set the Background
Select the Digital Menu from the field as shown in the screenshot.
Select the background theme for the signage.
You can choose the Image tab, to add an image to the background. This way you can make your signage theme-based by adding the image that suits your restaurant’s theme. Moreover, you can keep changing the background image based on different festive seasons.
Click the +Upload Image button, select the picture for background from the system location (PNG, JPG, JPEG), and the image will appear on the left in the preview screen.
If you want to keep your signage simple without color or image, you can do this as well.
Just select No Background and that’s it.
Step 2. Set the Featured Image
If you want to set the feature image, click Yes.
Click ➕Upload Image button, select the picture from the system location (PNG, JPG, JPEG), and the image will appear on the left in the preview screen.
You can choose the position of the featured image by selecting any of these options – Top, Middle, and Bottom.
Step 3. Set the Category’s font, font size, and color
Tap the Font drop-down field and select the one you need. We would suggest you create the menu and select the appropriate font after a hit and trial. That way you would be able to judge the font style better.
Click the Font Size field, select the font size from the available options. Make sure to choose an appropriate font size to make your signage look more clear and appealing.
Finally, tap on the Color field and select the appropriate color for the category name. If you know the hex code of the preferred color, put that into the editable field box. In order to make the category name stand out, please make sure its color should be different from the background color.
Step 4. Set the Item’s font, font size, and color
Tap the Font drop-down field and select the one you need. We suggest you create the menu and select the appropriate font after a hit and trial. That way you would be able to judge the font style better.
Click the Font Size field, select the font size from the available options. Please make sure the item font size needs to be smaller than that of the category. This way your signage will look more formatted and clear to the guests.
Finally, tap on the Color field and select the item name’s appropriate color. If you already know the hex code of the preferred color, put that into the editable field box. In order to make the item name stand out, please make sure its color should be different from the background color.
Step 5. Adding a Menu
You can choose either a grid view or a list view to display items on the signage. The grid view allows you to show a max of 15 items per page, while the list view allows you to show a max of 25 items per page.
Select the category you want to choose the item from.
Select the item to be displayed on the signage.
To add a new category, click +Add New Category and repeat points 9 and 10.
You can keep adding a new category by repeating the above steps.
How to set up a Slideshow on the signage screen?
Select the Slideshow on the field as shown in the screenshot.
Click +Add New Image to add a new image. Make sure the image you have chosen is in PNG, JPG, or JPEG format. Repeat this step until you add all the images you want to display on the signage.
How to add a Video on the signage screen?
Select the Video on the field as shown in the screenshot.
Paste the URL of a video you want to run on the signage.
Once you are done with settings, click Save at the bottom right corner.