Introduction to the Chapman Broadcast Network (Digital Signage)

In an effort organize and brand Chapman University’s digital signage on our campuses, Strategic Marketing and Communications (SMC) created the Chapman Broadcast Network. This network currently includes a digital signage system, including various campus flat screen displays, and the Wilsontron screen. Please review the materials below to get a basic understand of the elements involved. Definitions […]

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How to Create a Slide

In the new digital signage content management system (signage.chapman.edu), it is incredibly easy for individuals to create and edit their slides. Every Chapman community member can create a slide, but they must send to the sign owners for approval for it to show live. Please follow these steps to create a slide. Step One: Sign in to signage.chapman.edu. […]

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Create a Slide

Login to Cascade using Chrome or Firefox browser at http://cascade.chaman.edu. If you’re not already in the Digital Signage microsite, choose it from the dropdown at the top of the screen. Navigate to the “slides” folder designated for your department, for example: /Base Folder/ digital-signage/slides/dodge-college. You may be responsible for slideshows on multiple devices, however all […]

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Manually Re-Publish a Slideshow

Slideshows are republished automatically by the system every 15 minutes starting at the top of the hour. At that time they will include any revised slide content, and include new slides, and remove any deleted or hidden slides from the collection. To manually submit a slideshow for re-publishing, go to the folder designated for you […]

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Common Fields in All Templates

There are some fields that appear on all templates. They are: Show: Yes/No By default a slide will display in the slideshow for the designated device(s). If you want to take a slide out of the slideshow temporarily, click No. Background and Text Alignment: This determines the background color, and for certain templates the alignment […]

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Template-Specific Fields – Standard Slide

In addition to those fields already described in Common Fields section above… Slide Background Style: A background image or video that fills the slide. If both an image and a video are entered, the video will display.The file for either must already be uploaded in to your _files folder in Cascade. Use the browse button […]

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Notification Template

This slide should only be used in case of an urgent alert and can be activated editing the _notification page already setup in your /slides folder. Fields are: Show: by default is set to No (do not display this slide). Clicking Show will activate* the notification. Title: a short heading about the notification Short Description: […]

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8.0 Digital Signage Guidelines

All users of Chapman University’s Digital Signage system must observe the following guidelines. Failure to adhere to a guideline will result in a request to conform to the guideline you’re violating and, if you do not comply, eventual removal of the web entity and (potentially) your system access. 8.1. Introduction The Digital Signage guidelines concern the […]

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Digital Signage Guidelines

Digital signage around campus is now managed by the Strategic Marketing & Communications (SMC) department. Individual schools or departments will be responsible for the update of the content as well as be responsible for paying for the equipment needed for any new setups. Before any equipment is purchased or modified, please contact your web coordinator […]

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