How to set up your first digital screen

here's what you will need:

A HDTV Monitor/Any TV

(with HDMI input)

A Media Player

(Provided by Display Theory)

Internet Connection

To upload and update content

Before you get started, plug your media player into your TV/Monitor and connect the player to the internet.

Step 1:

Log in to the Display Theory Dashboard. If you haven’t created an account, contact us.

Once you have logged in you can start creating your first screen, and add content.

Step 2 (Adding Content):

Click on “Add content” from the dashboard or “Creatives” on the left hand panel, and then “Upload Images/Videos”.
Choose the content which you wish to display.

Recommended Image/Video Dimensions: 1920 x 1080 pixels

Maximum Content Size: 20MB

Recommended Image Format: .JPG, .PNG, .GIF

Recommended Video Format: .MP4

Step 3 (Creating Playlists):

Next, you will need to create a playlist.

Click on “Playlists” on the left hand panel then create a new playlist, and give it a name.

Step 4 (Playlists):

Once your playlist has been created, you will then need to add your content to the playlist.

Click on the “Add Content” button and choose the images/videos you wish to be displayed.

Now that your playlist is ready, it’s time to add a screen!.

Step 5 (Adding a Screen):

Click on “Screens” on the left hand panel, or “Add a screen” from the dashboard.

This will go to a new page, and you will see two options. Click on “Add New Screen”

Step 6 (Adding a Screen):

A pop-up will appear and prompt you to add a screen code. This is the code that is being displayed on your digital screen.

Give your screen a name. This is very useful if you intend on having multiple screens. You can name them by the location of where you place your screens, which will make it easier for you to upload the right content, on the right screens.

Step 7 (Assign Playlist):

The Final step!!

In order for your screen to display the content, you will need to assign the playlist you created earlier. Go back to the playlist page, and choose your playlist. Click on the “Add to Screen” button, select the screen you want your playlist to be displayed on and hit save.

Your screen is now live!