Simplifying Travel with Smart Digital Signage from CDS

Smart digital signage, a smart tool for all

Transportation hubs play a crucial role in efficiently moving travellers, requiring effective communication to guide them through various processes. Smart digital signage has emerged as a powerful solution to address these challenges, providing real-time information, entertainment, and advertising. In this blog post, we explore how Crystal Display Systems (CDS) is revolutionizing travel communication with its innovative range of displays.

The Challenge

Transportation hubs face the complex task of communicating with large numbers of travellers, directing them to ticket queues, informing them of departure times, and guiding them to the correct gates. Traditional digital signage systems often fall short, lacking versatility, attractiveness, and the ability to adapt to changing conditions.

The Limitations of Existing Systems

Many transportation facilities rely on basic queuing and calling systems managed over local networks, utilizing wall-mounted LED panels connected to PCs with cumbersome cables. These systems are inconvenient, challenging to maintain, and nearly impossible to upgrade. The lack of wireless updates, unattractive displays, and limited functionality hinder their effectiveness. 

The CDS Solution

Recognizing the limitations of traditional digital signage, CDS provides a game-changing solution with its stretched display. Built on the Intel Smart Display Module (Intel SDM) specification, this all-in-one digital signage offers a scalable, future-proofed plug-and-play solution.

Key Features:

– Screen Size: 48” TFT LCD

– Brightness: 1000 cd/m2

– Resolution: 3840 x 720

– Contrast Ratio: 1200:1

– Viewing Angle: 178 (H), 178 (V)

– Processor: Intel Pentium N4200 1.1GHz/Celeron N3350 1.1GHz

– Memory: One DDR3L SO-DIMM, up to 8GB

– Graphics: Intel HD Gen. 9-LP graphics

– Ethernet: One Intel Gigabit Ethernet port

– Audio: Line-out/MIC-in

– Expansion Slot: 1 x M.2 E-key 2230 (WiFi/BT), 1 X M.2. M-key 2242 (SSD)

– Power: AC 100~240v

– Mounting: VESA 400X100

Versatility in Transportation

The smart digital signage display proves to be a versatile solution for transportation facilities, including airports, bus terminals, train, and subway stations. It enables the display of real-time information, wayfinding details, and advertising content to enhance the overall passenger experience.

Benefits of Deployment

For a specific Asian transportation hub, deploying the smart system has resulted in a more visually pleasing and modern communication method. The system allows for dynamic adaptation throughout the day, enabling service counter staff to perform multiple services efficiently.


As travel continues to rebound and evolve, smart digital signage becomes an indispensable tool for transportation hubs. CDS’s range offers an integrated, efficient, and visually appealing solution that goes beyond traditional communication methods. With features catering to diverse needs, this plug-and-play solution is driving a paradigm shift in travel communication, providing a seamless and future-proofed experience for both travellers and transportation facility managers.

Check Out Some Of Our Displays in Action

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