Digital Signage Software Features

Digital signage is an increasingly popular and highly useful tool that industries across the board are investing in. It’s relevant, timely messaging abilities enable businesses to level up their marketing and customer experience offerings, setting the innovative apart from those stuck in the past.

Digital signage, powered by digital signage software can be used across an array of markets including retail, quick-service restaurants, corporate communication, finance, entertainment, automotive, healthcare, education and so many more.

The Scala platform is trusted worldwide and:

  • Is infinitely customizable, yet simple to use out of the box
  • Has intuitive templates and web-based interface
  • Integrates with virtually any data or content source
  • Is stable, scalable and proven

Our digital signage management system, platform, called Scala Enterprise, allows retailers, employers and marketers to tailor communications, focusing messages for a specific audience, location and time. A centrally managed and locally updatable content management system (CMS) allows you to control and customize messaging to audiences, customers, personnel and visitors. Your network will be easier to manage as it comes with flexible scheduling options, permission-based user roles and network monitoring features. This system includes Scala Content Manager, Designer and Scala Player to provide these user-friendly capabilities for marketing and content development teams.

An easy-to-use playlist format allows for the organization and scheduling of content, images, videos and even live feeds such as social, weather forecasts or the news.

For example, in a quick service restaurant, if your menu items change throughout the day, you can use digital signage for dayparting, removing and adding items as and when availability changes, or according to current local conditions such as time of day, weather or popularity or promoting limited time offers.

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Scala Designer Cloud

A web-based tool created for novice and intermediate users to produce beautiful, brand compliant and engaging digital signage from scratch or by using a provided template.

Scala Designer

The feature-rich content creation tool was specifically engineered for the digital signage market and can support a wide range of media formats from 4K videos to social media feeds.

Scala Player

The software component that resides within a Scala media player to power dynamic content, player-level scheduling and feature management functions.

Content Manager

Control and customize playlists to deliver the right content to the intended audiences at the right time. Scala Content Manager is an easy-to-use, intuitive tool for any organization looking to elevate their digital signage network.


Create and deploy your digital experiences with confidence, knowing Scala Enterprise platform will perform no matter what situation.

  • Stable and reliable performance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Superior playback technology delivers smooth sub-pixel motion without distracting choppy stutters
  • Access localized and globalized support Create and deploy content effortlessly


From content creation, playlist building to scheduling, Scala makes the process of deployment easy and intuitive.

  • Schedule and deploy your message to one or even thousands of screens with ease
  • Design and customize your own content from scratch or choose from multiple templates
  • Display live feeds such as news, weather, traffic, financial data and social media, in real time

Flexible and Scalable

The Scala digital signage management software is flexible and scalable, allowing you to customize every aspect of your digital experience regardless of the size or scope of your project.

  • Effective communication through the integration of different information systems
  • A wide range of complementary hardware including display options, media players, content acceleration devices and commercial grade tablets
  • Proven ability to scale a project with confidence, knowing it will run smoothly

Scala Designer Cloud

Scala Designer Cloud web-based software was created to help novice and intermediate marketers produce polished, professional digital signage from scratch or using a template. Create beautiful, brand compliant, engaging digital signage with drag and drop functionality from any browser, anywhere. Scala Designer Cloud is native to Scala Enterprise 12, which means it works seamlessly with Content Manager to deploy projects with ease and confidence.


Scala Designer

Scala Designer is specifically designed for creating digital signage content that is brand-consistent, interactive and optimized for digital display. Leverage our existing and easy-to-use templates as a starting point or create custom content to fit your campaign and brand message. Scala Designer supports and includes a wide range of media formats for images, graphics, video, flash and sound. Add RSS feeds, social media or other third party content while using hundreds of built in effects and transitions and our library of clip art, stock images, templates, backgrounds, and stock video all with Scala Designer.


Scala Player

Scala Player software delivers stable and reliable 24/7 playback even in both Linux and Windows. Scala Player delivers smooth sub-pixel movement and does not download the files as a whole. Saving only the changes that were made, the software mitigates choppiness and eliminates unnecessary content. As part of the digital signage management system, Scala Player also keeps a log of events for simplified ad billing and error tracking and has the ability to update on-air without interruption. Utilize real-time data insertion for news, weather and updates to keep your content current.

Content manager

Scala Content Manager

Superior performance, stability, reliability, scalability, and security are the pillars that make up Scala Content Manager. A content management system that is developed based on market needs ensures you’re getting constant attention to functionality and performance enhancements with the ability to successfully scale. The demand for personalized content, the ability to refine and customize communications to your audience has never been greater, select the software that delivers when it matters.

Current and Past Scala Enterprise Releases

A full summary of current and past releases, as well information on key features, enhancements and supported upgrade paths is available at the links below.

Scala Enterprise Release Overview - Summary of release dates, key features and eligible upgrade versions

Scala Enterprise Release Notes - Detailed information on the features and improvements in each release

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