Digital signage software contract awarded


  • The software is highly customizable for schools and departments
  • Potential for integration with Northwestern emergency notification system
  • REACH Media also sells hardware for its digital signage solutions

EVANSTON, Ill. — Northwestern University’s Procurement and Payment Services awarded a Preferred Supplier Agreement to REACH Media Network for its cloud-based campus-wide digital signage software.

REACH Media software can display fully customizable marketing information and content on television screens used on Northwest campuses. Additionally, customizable widgets allow integration of features such as clocks, weather, maps (including DoubleMap NU shuttle tracker and CTA Bus Tracker), sports scores, social media accounts and locations. Web.

REACH Media has the potential to integrate with the university’s emergency notification system, which can allow university police to support digital signage screens to provide critical information in an emergency or mass communication event on campus.

REACH Media sells hardware for its digital signage solutions. This includes monitors, media, PC drives, and other miscellaneous hardware. However, purchasing new hardware from REACH Media is not necessary as the software works compatible with any existing TV monitor within Wi-Fi range. The software can also run on PC hardware if the PC is connected. on the screen.

(The preferential price for digital signage software is $ 390 per license per year. A one-time initial charge of $ 650 per department or group is also charged for display setup, unlimited training, maintenance, ‘assistance and integration with Blackboard Connect for emergency notifications.)

For more information, including contact details for REACH Media Network, please see the Preferred Provider for Provisioning and Payment Services page.


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