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Cincinnati Museum Center deploys digital signage system featuring Visix’s AxisTV Signage Suite software

Visix HDn digital signage players support 1080p content played on 35 screens

Visix reports that the Cincinnati Museum Center has successfully deployed a digital signage network powered by AxisTV Signage Suite software. The network includes 35 endpoints in public-facing and employee areas, leveraging on-premise enterprise content management software and media players for 1080p content creation, management and playout. The museum will soon rollout a separate playlist of 4K content in its IMAX theater using the same Visix software.

Cincinnati Museum Center bills itself as a “one-of-a-kind, multi-museum complex” that inspires learning and education through science, regional history, and engaging and meaningful experiences. The museum is located inside Union Terminal, a historical Art Deco transit station and National Historical Landmark that has undergone substantial renovations and expansion in recent years.

Cincinnati Museum Center deploys digital signage system powered by Visix's AxisTV Signage Suite software
The network includes 35 endpoints in public-facing and employee areas, leveraging on-premise enterprise content management software and media players for 1080p content creation, management and playout.

ICB Audio and Video, a Cincinnati-based dealer and systems integrator, managed the design and installation of the digital signage network. ICB initially considered a video streaming solution before shifting its strategy to digital signage, which would provide more flexibility for diverse and targeted content as the network grows. Visix AxisTV Signage Suite software also offered a quick learning curve for the end customer, with the ICB team emphasizing the software’s intuitive workflows for easy content design, playlist building and scheduling; stunning visual quality for video and static content; and a way to flexibly communicate with multiple audiences from a single platform.

Cincinnati Museum Center delivers a mix of marketing, storytelling and promotional content video, graphics and text to public-facing screens by museum exhibits and Union Terminal ticketing areas, as well as corporate communications content in private employee areas. Visix HDn digital signage players support 1080p content playout on the 35 screens.

The 4K content will include pre-show advertisements, theater promotions and general announcements in the Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater, using Visix’s 4K media player to power resolutions up to 3840×2160. Visix’s internal project management team has supported the rollout through a comprehensive remote training and support services package, ensuring that content contributors and network operators at Cincinnati Museum Center are confident to use, manage and scale the network.

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Tim Albright

Tim Albright is the founder of AVNation and is the driving force behind the AVNation network. He carries the InfoComm CTS, a B.S. from Greenville College and is pursuing an M.S. in Mass Communications from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. When not steering the AVNation ship, Tim has spent his career designing systems for churches both large and small, Fortune 500 companies, and education facilities.

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