GETTING STARTEDHere's a step-by-step guide on how to get started with using AIScreen.
1. Select your hardware
AIScreen runs on most consumer hardware, delivering a convenient and flexible solution to display digital signage. We support a handful of general media dongle devices, Android televisions, tablets, and more.
If you have any questions directly on supporting hardware please reach out to [email protected] so we can help verify if your device can work with AiScreen digital signage.
2. Install the AIScreen app on Your device
2.1. Fire TV Stick:Turn on your Firestick and go to the home screen. Navigate to the search icon (magnifying glass) on the top left corner of the screen and click on it. Using the on-screen keyboard, type in “AIScreen” and hit the search button. When the search results appear, select the “AIScreen Digital Signage Player” app. On the next screen, click on the “Download” or “Get” button to start the installation process. Wait for the app to download and install on your Firestick. Once the installation is complete, go to the home screen and navigate to “Your Apps & Channels” or “Your Apps & Games”. Scroll down to find the “AIScreen Digital Signage Player” app and click on it.Android:Open the Google Play Store app on your Android device. In the search bar at the top of the screen, type “AIScreen Digital Signage Player” and hit the search button. When the search results appear, select the “AIScreen Digital Signage Player” app. On the next screen, click on the “Install” button to start the installation process. Wait for the app to download and install on your Android device. Once the installation is complete, open the “AIScreen Digital Signage Player” app.Windows:Go to the online version of our player player.aiscreen.io. Click on the button located to the right in the search bar, then click install. After that, the application will appear in the list of your programs.Other:Go to the online version of our player player.aiscreen.io
3. Pair screens to your account
After installing the AiScreen app on your device, the next step is to pair a screen to your account at manager.aiscreen.io using the pairing code on your screen.
3.1. Click on “Screens” in the left-hand navigation of your AIScreen account.
3.2. Once you’re inside, hit the “Add” button:
3.3. Enter the screen pairing code that is on your television screen while viewing the AiScreen app:
3.4. Enter the screen name and select orientation:
3.5. You’ll see your new screen turn up in the list of screens.
4. Upload your content
After adding your screen, get started using AIScreen.
4.1. Start by uploading your content. In the left-hand sidebar, you’ll see the “Media” repository. Head over there, then hit upload or drop your file:
4.2. After you upload your content, it may be helpful to give the content a human-friendly name, so you can easily find the content you need. To change the name on the content, simply click on the pencil icon to the right of the name, and enter the new name.
5. Create playlists
Afterward, you have the option to curate a playlist and add various pieces of content to it.
5.1. In the left-hand menu, click ‘Playlists’:
5.2. In the left-hand menu, press ‘Create playlist’:
5.3. Next, give your playlist a name by clicking on the name, and typing in a name:
You can also choose the color of your playlist if you want, by pressing the ‘playlist color’ button. You can use different colors to help organize your playlists, or just add some personality to your playlists.
5.4. Drag and drop the content or app from the right-hand content list to the playlist.
5.5. If you want to re-order the things in your playlist, simply grab it and drag it up or down.
5.6. You can also split the screen into several broadcast zones and place separate content in each zone: Coming soon!
You have successfully created your playlist.
6. Create schedules
You have the option to also create a schedule to set specific times/days/months that you want your playlists to run.
6.1. Hit the Create New Schedule button, and then click on the name above the schedule to give it a name:
6.2. To create a schedule block offtime, click and hold the mouse button on the schedule, where you want the scheduled playlist to start, say 6 am on “work days”. Drag the mouse until the end point of your schedule, let’s say 12 am:
You can also assign a range of ad work dates:
6.3. Now hit the little + button, and you’ll be able to pick the playlist you want to assign to this schedule block:
6.4. Here, you’ll also be able to fine-adjust the playlist that’s playing. Hit save, and you’ll see that your playlist has been scheduled in:
Please note, unless you have a date limit set: The schedules you create will automatically run on a recurring basis. For example, if you create a schedule for Monday’s, this schedule will run every Monday moving forward if set to a screen. Though, you can interchange or update the content in a playlist on anytime that is set to run on a schedule, or change the timing of your schedules created as well.
6.5. Add screens for which this schedule will work.