How to configure Exchange, Office365, Google and ICAL for connection to Calendar Widget
You can connect to Exchange, Office365, Google and ICAL calendars with the Calendar widget.
Please see this guides on how to prepare your calendar environment so it can be used with LoopSign.
And check this video:
How to run LoopSign as a background on your LoopMeeting panels
You can run LoopSign as a background on your LoopMeeting panels. By using this feature you have endless design options to create a dynamic background on you meeting room panels.
How to integrate Power BI in LoopSign
Please note that the content will not be show on all types of players/screens. The PowerBI visualization requires some web components that are only available in newer versions of web browsers. So in case it will not show on your actual screen you will need and external Linux or Windows based player.
How to integrate your walls.io social media into LoopSign
In order to make a more advanced look and aggregate your social media you can integrate directly with your walls.io social media aggregation wall.
First create an account at walls.io
Then you can either use the wall URL directly in the WEB widget or a better option is to use LoopSign HTML embed code and integrate with code from wall.io.
In the “Embed & Display section in wall.io, set the size you want. If you like full page choose 1920×1080. Select “Iframe” and copy the code into the HTML Code Widget.
How to show live data from Google Sheets in LoopSign.
- In the File menu, select “Publish to web”
- Then select “Entire document”, “Web Page”, and press “Publish”
- Copy the URL and paste it in the LoopSign Website Widget.
How to show Google Slides in LoopSign.
- In the File menu, select “Publish to web”
- Then select “Embed”, and set whatever settings you like then press “Publish”
- Copy the HTML code to clipboard (ctrl+c) and paste it in the LoopSign HTML Code Widget.
How to configure monitoring dashboard in LoopSign
The Dashboard function in LoopSign enables you to have an overview of the status for your different screens.
- Make sure to select the screens you want to monitor by setting the checkbox in the upper left corner.
- Set the operating hours for the screen so it corresponds with the on/off timer on the actual player/screens that plays the content.
LoopSign Notification Application
The Notification function extends LoopSign and enable mobile workers to get Digital Signage content directly on their phone.
With this extension and app you can publish different communication channels created in LoopSign directly to your workers phones. You can create content channels and distribute the codes to your workers to enable them to subscribe. You can have as many “channels” as you want to differentiate communication to different departments and groups.
It also support push notification so workers get notified when one of the channels they subscribe to is updated.
This is a perfect solution enable employees that are not normally at the office to get the same information as employees that are at the office.
Note that this option requires you to buy the Notification option for LoopSign.
The app is available for IOS and Android, so just download the app “LoopSign Notification” from Google Play or App store.
Run LoopSign screen in a Iframe
In some cases you would like to run LoopSign screen as a frame (Iframe) Either in an existing website or in some device that requires you to run it as a frame. To do so, simply add the following “string” in the end of the screen url. ?skipSosCheck=true
So as an example a url will look like this:
Add option to play videos with sound in LoopSign
By default the web browser does not autoplay videos with sound enabled.
So if you enable sound in videos you need to adjust browser seetings.
(Note this is only valid for Linux or Windows based players)
Select “Settings” in Chrome browser
- Select “Privacy and security” in menu to the left
- Select “Site settings”
- Select “Additional content settings” in the bottom
- Select “Sound”
- Add “play.loopsign.eu” to “Allowed to play sound”
(When browser is restarted it will autoplay videos with sound from loopsign)
How to set up Azure AD login authentication for LoopSign
You can enable AAD authentication for LoopSign. This can be set on both Distributor, Reseller and Company level. This guide will focus on setting up on a Company level. However It’s the same approach for all levels.
Please note!: Users that use AAD to log in has to have valid Name (Surname and last name) and email address registered in their user settings/attributes in AAD. By email address we do not refer to user name, but email address defined in user settings in Azure AD.
If you are to have both administrators and users defined you need to make two Azure AD groups (One for Administrators and one for Users).
Then add the users to the different groups as desired. Please note the following:
– A user can not be member of both Administrator and User group.
– If you administer several companies you can not add same group ID to the different companies you administer
– User can be member of several groups and the unique group ID’s can be added to different companies.
Make a note of the Group Object ID. This needs to be entered into LoopSign company settings in the Azure AD authentication settings.
In company settings (Edit Company), Enable “USE” AAD Authentication. Enter group ID’s and click the “Grant Access To Group Member Data” This is only necessary to do once pr. AAD tenant.
After clicking the link “Grant Access To Group Member Data” log in with a Tenant Global Admin account to authorize LoopSign Application.
To enable AAD Authentication LoopSign will need the following permissions.
- Read group memberships
- Maintain access to data you have given it access to
Please mark “Consent” and click Accept
When you press the “Save” button in “Company Settings” you might get an error message. If you have followed the “Grant Access” procedure you can disregard this message and click OK.