In this article and video, we are going to explore how to create retro-styled message boards, using Amazon Fire Stick digital signage.
What is the Amazon Fire Stick?
The Amazon Fire Stick is a compact and portable media streaming device developed by Amazon that transforms any TV into a smart TV. It plugs right into your TV’s HDMI port.
Delivering digital video and audio content, this device is typically used to stream television shows, movies and other digital content from popular platforms like Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and others directly on a high-definition television. It allows for an excellent streaming experience at a reasonable price.
Amazon Fire Stick Digital Signage
The Amazon Fire Stick isn’t only great for streaming, it is also a fantastic player for digital signage. Because the Amazon Fire Stick is compatible with the Google Play Store, you can download and use many Android apps on the device, including digital signage players like Split-Flap TV.
Split-Flap TV: Creating Retro-Styled Message Boards
Before our current age of computer screens and digital signage everywhere, travel hubs like train stations and airports kept travelers updated as to arrivals and departures using mechanical boards. Each letter/number on the mechanical board had it’s only mechanism of rotating flaps printed with numbers and letters.
For many generations of travelers, these split-flap message boards evoke feelings of nostalgia and adventure. Current mechanical message boards start at over $10,000 US.
Split-Flap TV recreates the nostalgic feel of old split-flap message boards, but on modern TV and computer screens at a small fraction of the cost – as low as $19 per month per screen.
Simply sign up for an account on our Split-Flap TV website, then download the Split-Flap TV app from the Google Play store using your Amazon Fire Stick.
Then you can create your first split-flap retro message board from our website and watch your board come alive on the TV where your Amazon Fire Stick is installed.
Split-Flap TV has been used in places like:
- Coffee shops
- Co-working spaces
- Tech companies facilities
- Air shows
- and many others
Split-Flap TV can be used for:
- Welcome signs
- Digital menu boards
- Safety messages
- Price lists
- Message boards
- RSS feeds
The possibilities of Split-Flap TV and Amazon digital fire stick are endless. Contact us today to discuss your use case and we would be happy to help and advise you on your digital signage options.