Tri-State Sign Expo 2013

Cirrus Systems has showcased their one-of-a-kind N2 display at the Tri-State Sign Expo 2013 in Joplin! In August 2013, Cirrus LED Systems participated in the 3rd Annual Tri-State Sign Expo at the Downstream Casino Resort in Joplin, MO. At the sold out event, sign distributors and suppliers experience educational seminars, informative trade shows, and extensive networking possibilities. Attendees learn about new sign technology and materials, sales growth, product expansion and solutions, and many more! The Tradeshow Committee's goal is to provide the best experience and an overall productive event for sign companies that participate and attend. Cirrus LED Systems was able to network, advertise, and showcase our N2 displays to new and current followers! The Tri-State Sign Expo gets larger and more exciting each year. Matt Smith, Chair of the 2013 Tri-State Sign Expo Tradeshow Committee, shares that they expanded the number of booths this year because of their anticipation with new vendors for 2013. The committee has taken in all suggestions from the previous year’s Expo and implemented them into this year’s event. The 2013 Tri-State Sign Expo exceeded the public’s expectations, as it was the place to be to see the latest advancements in new products and services in the industry. Please Tri-State Sign Expo for a complete list of yearly events and updates. Details: Dates: August 8-10, 2013 (12pm – 4pm) Location: Downstream Casino Resort 2742 Ben Pell Dr. Joplin, MO 64804 Cirrus LED Systems would like to thank GSG for hosting us at the event! Hank Granberry founded GSG, originally named as Texas Sign Supply Company, in Dallas in 1950; the company provided supply materials for Texas’ sign industry. With its extensive growth, the company merged three companies into one to better serve the nation’s expanding customer base. From this merge, GSG (Graphic Solutions Group) became its new name in January of 2011. GSG continues to proudly share their half a century’s signage knowledge and experience to produce the highest quality of equipment and supplies. As technology advances daily, the company’s understanding of an ever-growing industry guarantees their dedication to bring about the right products right away. Today, GSG is the leading nationwide supplier to the sign, digital imaging, and screen-printing industries. Cirrus Systems would like to give a special thanks to GSG’s president, Mark Granberry and his team for hosting us at the 2013 Tri-State Sign Expo! Please check out GSG’s website, the exclusive distributor of Cirrus’ N2 System, for your everyday digital signage solutions.

Scrolling Text App Now Available

The Scrolling Text App is now available to all Cirrus users through the LED Cloud App Market! Make your words stand out with our new Scrolling Text App! Capture your audience’s attention by animating sports scores, bouncing lottery numbers and sliding word puzzles. Customized controls allow you to adjust scrolling speeds and text direction. Personalize your announcements with unique fonts from the vast Cirrus Font library and color palate. Enhance it further by modifying the font size, weight, letter spacing, line height, orientation and padding from top or left. There are three Scrolling Text configuration options: * Full Slides - create scrolling text over the full width of the canvas. * Widgets - display continuously scrolling text throughout a playlist. * Gadgets - are new to the App market. Read on to find out more about what they are and how they work. Slide Gadget - All new to our App Market Gadgets overlay scrolling text on an existing slide for its duration in a playlist. The Gadget feature was inspired by wanting custom image backgrounds on Widgets. The Gadget not only works over custom backgrounds, it also enables the user to display personalized scrolling text in a predefined field for the duration of the slide. You can now have the Golden Gate Bridge as your background with Giants’ latest game scores scrolling across the slide. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination!

New LED Cloud Features

Cirrus Systems has added new LED Cloud features, including the highly requested Copy Playlist feature and new Slide Transitions. All New Slide Transitions LED Cloud has all new Slide Transitions available in the Slides Editor. From Kaleidoscope transitions to 3D Cubes, your playlists will dazzle viewers with twenty six different effects at your fingertips. transition_cube_downNew Transition - Cube - The Cube transition gives a three dimensional feel by rotating slides on the surface of a cube. transition_slide_rightNew Transition - Slide - The Slide transition swipes existing slides away revealing the next one underneath. transition_kaleidoscopeNew Transition - Kaleidoscope - The Kaleidoscope transition pixelates the slide into view on a diagonal plane. transition_shuttersNew Transition - Blinds - The Blinds transition turns the slide into window shutters which open revealing the following slide underneath. Copying Playlists From One Display to Another Creating Playlists in LED Cloud is easy and intuitive, but now Cirrus has made it even easier by adding the new “Transfer Playlist” function! You can move playlists between displays, or copy playlists to multiple displays of the same dimensions in just a few mouse clicks. To move or copy a playlist, simply select the desired playlist and click the Transfer Playlist button (circled green in the screenshot below). Then pick the destination display name and choose copy or move from the Transfer type drop down menu, then click Transfer. transfer_playlist_snapshot Once your playlist is copied over to the desired display, you can modify each individual slide, add apps and widgets or leave it unchanged. Playlists are independent, so changes to one will not affect others. Your playlists are now ready to be scheduled.