Touch to Begin: Inspiration for interaction with campus digital signage installations
Touch screens are taking over—and people expect to see them. In the years since Apple first popularized the technology with the iPhone in 2007, it has become almost rare to meet someone who doesn’t own a touchscreen smartphone or tablet. This is becoming even truer among the college-bound and younger generation. Take, for example, the viral YouTube video showing a toddler who could easily operate an iPad, but seemed perplexed when she touched the pages of a magazine and nothing happened.
Just when college and university leaders thought their campuses were up-to-date with the most cutting-edge digital signage technology, in stepped touch screens and other interactive elements that are turning the industry upside down.