News > X-Factor Communications Demonstrates Advanced Integration and Support for the Samsung Smart Signage Platform (SSSP) at the Digital Signage Expo

Posted on February 12th, 2014

X-Factor Communications demonstrates its advanced support for the Samsung Smart Signage Platform at the Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas. Demonstrations are located in the Samsung Smart Signage Pavilion, Booth 909.

X-Factor Communications Inc. announced today that it is demonstrating its real time, digital media management and mass notification platform Digital Screen Control Portal (DSCP) in combination with Samsung’s Smart Signage Platform at the Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas. Working with systems integrators and distributors, including Avnet Embedded, X-Factor’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering built on the Smart Signage Platform delivers dynamic signage without the need for external media players, providing advanced features and streamlines the deployment process, saving time and money for enterprises.

Exhibiting at DSE within the Samsung Smart Signage Pavilion at Booth 909, X-Factor is demonstrating solutions for healthcare organizations, including way-finding and other digital signage applications that improve patient, visitor and healthcare provider experiences.

“We’re pulling the best of Samsung and X-Factor together to bring a truly turn-key solution to the market,” said Jeff Singman, EVP, X-Factor Communications. “Samsung brings smart displays, XFC brings the content management system, and distributors like Avnet integrate and distribute the solution, ensuring customers get the most value for the least complexity and cost.”

“We’re delighted to share X-Factor’s integrated Smart Signage Platform solution at DSE after many months of development,” said Minson Chen, Digital Signage Business Development at Samsung’s Enterprise Business Division. “We look forward to demonstrating our smart, cloud-based solutions at the DSE and to sharing the tremendous benefits associated with high-definition, digital signage solutions for healthcare and more.”

“I have worked with many content management systems, and X-Factor is the most comprehensive solution we’ve seen,” said Sheldon Downey, Sales Solution Architect, Avnet. “Now that X-Factor has partnered with Samsung, Avnet believes this is the best digital signage solution in the market place, from a value, support and feature perspective.”

With vertical market solutions for Healthcare, Education, Enterprise, Government and Retail, the X-Factor platform supports employee communications, emergency notifications, targeted advertising and marketing using the Samsung Smart Signage Platform or other HTML5 compatible devices, including Desktops, interactive kiosks, mobile and tablets as well. To learn more about the Smart Signage Platform, visit

X-Factor / Samsung Smart Signage Platform Feature Summary:

  • Easy automated installation and provisioning for sales channel support.
  • Easy to use, full featured CMS for non-technical users with hierarchical control through roles and permissions.
  • Vertical market focused solutions for corporate communications and marketing / advertising applications.
  • Full screen and multi-zone content support for TV Tuner, Video, HTML5, Images and RSS (Local caching for higher performance).
  • Actionable Emergency notifications and alerts.
  • Cloud (SaaS) subscription or on premises license purchase options.
  • Robust device control and monitoring.
  • Control digital signage content from the SSSP remote in Slideshow Mode.
  • Integration with Samsung Network Printers, Smartphones, Tablets and Notebooks.
  • Robust feature set supporting any HTML5 device with media distribution for Signage, Desktop, Mobile, Intranet applications e.g. SharePoint.

X-Factor is also previewing digital interactive healthcare solutions, in concert with other partners including GENBAND whose WebRTC technologies are being embedded in solutions that enable hospitals to provide a digital experience including real time communications (wayfinding, telemedicine, virtual family visits, and more).

This market leading solution will enable hospitals to bring multimedia communications into the workflow, where Samsung flat screens and Smart TV technology combines with mobile devices (tablets and smartphones) to deliver emergency notifications and interactivity that also supports Real Time Communications empowering patient and visitor interactions via wayfinding, consultations, family visits and wellness programs with “one touch.”

“GENBAND’s Innovation Exchange brought together X-Factor, Samsung and Avnet to create very exciting solutions, and with our WebRTC human communications technologies, we can replace traditional telephone systems in hospitals with multimedia experiences that improve care and make hospital stays less stressful and more enjoyable,” said Brad Bush, Chief Marketing Office, GENBAND. “We’re delighted to be part of the capabilities that we will be bringing to market in 2014 as part of our Generation Enterprise platform.”

The X-Factor platform helps digital signage network operators monetize their digital signage and media investments by providing HD quality content, device/network management and interactive services with advanced features including store and forward video, emergency notifications, ease of use, scalability, advertising sales and workflow management over a single cost effective interactive digital media application platform, either installed as a SaaS or on-premises solution.

About X-Factor: X-Factor is a premium provider of easy-to-use, interactive digital media software and services delivering single point publishing of rich informational content, mass notifications, advisories, emergency messages, alerts and advertising to any IP connected device. The company helps its customers enhance communication, through effective dissemination of “any content”, to “any device”, “anywhere.”
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Contact X-Factor:
Roslyn Yee, Public Relations Manager
X-Factor Communications
Email: ryee(at)xfactorcom(dot)com
Tel: 917-494-4218

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 at 3:13 am and is filed under Press Release.