This checklist serves as a step-by-step guide to help new users become proficient in using TelemetryTV. Follow the list in sequential order, and you'll soon become a TelemetryTV expert. Before diving in, we recommend watching the Product Tour video, which provides an overview of the basics:
TelemetryTV comprises two primary components:
Apps: Create interactive applications to display specific content and functionality on your screens.
Media: Upload and manage various media files, such as images, videos, and documents, to incorporate into your displays.
Canva: Design eye-catching visuals using Canva integration, allowing you to create compelling graphics for your screens.
Playlists: Organize your created content into playlists, which serve as collections of media, apps, and Canva designs. Playlists determine the sequence and duration of content playback.
Devices: Assign playlists to specific devices, ensuring that the desired content is displayed on each screen.
Overrides: Apply overrides to playlists or devices to modify their behaviour temporarily, enabling you to display specific content or make real-time changes when needed.
Now, let's delve into the key features of each component, providing you with a comprehensive understanding of their functionalities.
The TelemetryTV App library offers a wide range of pre-designed visuals that are continuously expanding. Apps are designed to facilitate the creation of stunning digital signage within a matter of minutes, even if you have no prior design experience. They are optimized to deliver excellent performance on various devices.
To get started:
- Watch our Apps Video: Gain a better understanding of how Apps work by watching our informative video.
- Set up your first app: Explore our library of versatile and functional apps.
Your media repository serves as the central hub for uploading and managing your custom images and videos. These media files can be utilized to create content or directly added to playlists.
Follow these steps:
- Watch our Media Video: Learn how to effectively use the media repository by watching our tutorial.
- Upload Your First Piece of Media: Begin by uploading your chosen image or video to the media repository.
- Check out our guide: Discover our guide to creating impressive digital signage content here.
Before uploading, optimize your images and videos to suit your screens. Large files may affect the performance of certain devices.
Playlists serve as the central hub for adding, organizing, and scheduling your created content. Think of a playlist as a TV channel, where you curate your programming, arrange it in the desired order, and broadcast it to your screens.
To get started:
- Watch our Playlists Video: Gain insight into the functionality of playlists by watching our informative video.
- Create Your First Playlist: On separate pages within the playlist, add one App and one Media File.
Playlist Zones Feature
Our Playlist Zones feature is available on Standard or Plus plans. Skip the next two checks if you are on a Starter Plan.
- Watch our Playlist Zones Video: Learn about the Playlist Zones functionality.
- Add another page to your playlist and utilize the Playlist Zones function to create engaging configurations.
For detailed information on managing playlists,consult our documentation.
Although you may not have your physical devices yet, you can simulate the pairing process using our browser media player. Please note that the browser player is intended for testing purposes and is not recommended for long-term use.
Follow these steps:
- Watch our Devices Video: Familiarize yourself with the Devices page by watching our informative video.
- Open a Browser Window: Launch a browser window and navigate to player.telemetrytv.com.
- Pair the Browser Player: From the TelemetryTV Devices page, pair the browser player with your TelemetryTV account using the provided six-digit pairing code. The device will then appear in your list of devices.
- Assign the Playlist: From the tab on the right, assign the playlist to the newly paired browser player.
You should now observe your playlist playing in the browser window.
Updated about 2 months ago