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New Summer Fun Graphics Package

Some examples of our new Summer Fun graphics package are below. Just type SummerFun2019 in the "Search for Media" box on the Library page to access the video clips below. These graphics are available with the text shown, or use your own text over the background animation! Our cloud-based software includes a constantly expanding library of [...]

SignCommand 101 Podcast

So much can be accomplished with the SignCommand software. From scheduling messages to creating amazing graphics and animation, there's no limit to the possibilities. Wade McKelvey, project manager for SignCommand, discusses the basics of SignCommand. Listen or read more to find out how to best utilize the SignCommand application! Your browser does not support the audio [...]

SignCommand Celebrates 2000 Online Signs!

It seems like only yesterday that we surpassed 1000 online signs. Now we've reached another huge milestone: our 2000th sign is online and communicating with the SignCommand servers! Many more are in various stages of shipping or installation, and join our family of signs daily. This milestone is possible through the scalable resources of Amazon Web [...]

Introducing Animation Templates

Creating great sign content is hard.  A message in plain text is boring and won't draw attention.  A stock video clip will turn heads, but won't deliver your information.  Animating your own custom message is the best of both worlds, but until now has required special software and technical skills.  Because of the difficulty and hassle, [...]

SignCommand Celebrates 1000 Online Signs!

In less than a year from the initial software launch, SignCommand has now surpassed 1000 signs that are online and communicating with the SignCommand servers!  Many more are in various stages of shipping or installation, and join our family of signs daily. This milestone is possible through the scalable resources of Amazon Web Services.  With dozens [...]

Introducing Quick Message

While we always suggest that you create your sign messages ahead of time, sometimes this just isn't possible. Situations can occur where you need to place a custom message on your sign as quickly as possible, sometimes while you are away from your desk and computer. Introducing our new Quick Message feature.  This enhancement turns your [...]

Two-Factor Authentication and Sign Software

In today's connected world, there's always a chance that someone may get ahold of your sensitive account information. Because the security of your sign and its message are our top priority, we offer optional two-factor authentication (sometimes called two-step or multi-factor authentication) for all SignCommand accounts. What is two-factor authentication? If you’ve ever used a banking [...]

What is “True” Cloud-based LED Sign Software?

Some LED sign companies will claim to have “cloud” software, when nothing could be further from the truth! Because there's confusion around this term, it can be easy to overlook some critical differences between software that truly lives "in-the-cloud" and others that merely use the internet to communicate.  You should consider the following factors as a part of [...]

Questions to Ask When Choosing LED Sign Software

When your business or organization is looking to purchase an LED sign, it's easy to get wrapped up in the technical specifications of the sign itself. How many colors can it display? How bright can it get? But an often overlooked part of the sign is even more important: the LED sign software. After all, even [...]

Why We Use Amazon Web Services

Today's technology users demand access to their data and services across their many devices.  As a result, the software industry has dramatically shifted in recent years to a "cloud-based" model where the software and data live on the internet.  Instead of your desktop computer doing the heavy lifting of running the application and storing information, this [...]