Welcome to the CU digital display (DS) resource center. This site will introduce the available network configuration options and provided the resources to set-up your network.
Please review the two available options outlined below. Once you’ve made your selection, proceed to the Get Started section for the option that you have chosen.
If you would like retain absolute control of your DS network by having it self contained within your department, than Option 1 is for you. With Self Hosting, you will maintain your own XML data base. Sign management is accomplished via Content Manager, a robust desktop based (PC) drag-n-drop DS content management tool. Let us know if you’re looking for a multi-user environment as there would be a SQL back-end component to discuss.
While not required, we strongly encourage you to take advantage of FWi’s Set-Up Assistance package providing:
Rate: $412.50 (Optional rate for Set-Up Assistance package)
If you would like to remotely access your DS network to make standard content up-dates, than Option 2 is for you. With Central Hosting, your data base and FTP server are remotely hosted by Four Winds Interactive, and accessible via Content Manager Express (PC/Mac), a web based content management tool. Full template manipulation is also available via a remote desktop access of Content Manager (PC), a more robust drag-n-drop development tool.
There is a required, yet nominal, Set-Up Fee associated with the Central Hosting model providing:
Customized configuration and installation services are available from Four Winds Interactive on an hourly fee basis. Please contact your dedicated FWi Customer Service Manager for proper scoping and associated costs.