What is meant by the terms and expressions used on this website
A collection of content gathered in one list to be played.
Content that is transmitted to all users at the same time (such as adverts on TV).
A storage place where data can be stored temporarily.
A collective name for text and visual images.
Plays the narrow casting content on a display screen
- Digital Signage
Another word for narrow casting. Mostly means the same.
Another word for the screen, TV or monitor.
- Flash (Adobe)
A programme that is used to develop templates or stencils with a set layout.
Another word for the physical equipment, the ‘tangible’.
A digital connection between a transmitter and a receiver.
- Narrow casting
The transmitting and displaying of information to and on display screens, aimed at a specific target group in a specific location.
- Number queue system
Electronic number issue to help people who are waiting in the correct order.
Away from your venue. The TiC Narrow Casting Manager runs via a server in a large data centre.
At your venue. The TiC Narrow Casting Manager is installed on your own server.
The computer on which the narrow casting content is played.
- RSS (Really Simple Syndication)
Format that allows you to offer the most recent notifications from a website in a standardised manner.
A powerful computer that manages the communal requirements for a network.
Programming for a computer.
A technique to play data (often multimedia files) without interruptions before the complete file has been downloaded.
A template is a standard layout (often in your house style) that makes filling your playlist much more simple and professional.
This is another word for a scrolling text bar that displays current information at the bottom of your screen using moving text.
- User interface
How a programme looks and works, also used user environment.
An analogue connection between a computer and a display screen.
- Waiting queue management module
Software that provides an overview and information about waiting times.