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Signagelive for Chrome - How to enable Interactive Kiosk mode and schedule interactive content


The interactive kiosk mode is designed for interactive kiosks use-cases. While in interactive kiosk mode the Signagelive client will show static, scheduled content when it is not being used and interactive content such as a web application when it is.

Enabling Interactive Kiosk Mode

Interactive kiosk mode can be enabled or disabled on the client at anytime. To enable kiosk mode:

  1. Attach a keyboard and mouse to your Chromebox that is already running Signagelive.
  2. Press CTRL + SHIFT + S to open the Signagelive Setup options.
  3. Tick the checkbox for interactive kiosk mode.
  4. Set the Idle Interval. After being interacted with, this is the number of seconds of inactivity before the kiosk returns to the schedule content.
  5. Press Save

Scheduling interactive content to your kiosk

All default and scheduled content that is scheduled to your player will play as normal while the kiosk is in an idle state (not being used).

You will need to publish an interrupt to your player, which is triggered automatically in Signagelive when someone interacts with the kiosk. In order to publish an interrupt for the interactive content that shows on the player when it is being used:

  1. In Signagelive, go to Content > Publish > Schedules & Interrupts.
  2. Choose to show the content As an interrupt.
  3. Select to show the interrupt With a key press and on the next screen select Key T.
  4. You do not need to set a key to stop the interrupt and you can either choose to play to the length of the asset or playlist or for a specified duration.
  5. On the next screen choose the asset, playlist or layout that you would like to show on the kiosk while it is in an active state.
  6. Select your kiosk player and press Publish.
The interrupt trigger key has to be set to T as there is no option in Signagelive for kiosk-specific interrupts at this time.
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