News


Jun

29

2017
Caltex promotes food offering with digital signage

Caltex promotes food offering with digital signage

A number of Caltex service stations throughout New Zealand are receiving a technology boost with the installation of digital signage from Hydro Media.   The nation-wide deployment is part of the Food Programme implemented into various Caltex Fix sites which offers barista coffee, a full selection of bakery food, and a range of hot pies from Jesters.   Fix is a national brand currently operating within 119 Caltex locations. Two digital screens...

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Apr

13

2017
Digital signage keeps customers in The Loop

Digital signage keeps customers in The Loop

Passengers arriving into Auckland’s International Airport are greeted with a recently refurbished arrivals store at The Loop Duty Free. Hydro Media was awarded the contract of providing a full digital signage solution for the store fit-out which includes 40 of LG’s WebOS display screens along with mounting fixtures and user software – enabling staff at head office to update and manage all of the screens remotely. The project showcases a...

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Apr

02

2017
Reinventing convenience with digital menu boards

Reinventing convenience with digital menu boards

A complete revamp of the standard convenience store image is exactly what Station Mart achieved when they included digital display screens in their store fit-out. Located at the bus and train terminals in central New Lynn, Station Mart is a busy convenience store catering to a large numbers of commuters.  The store needed to promote their fresh food, drink and dessert specials to customers quickly and effectively and selected Hydro...

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Oct

17

2016
Digital menu boards for everyone

Digital menu boards for everyone

It’s not unusual to see digital menu boards in large fast food restaurants such as McDonald’s, KFC, and Burger King, however the digital menu board solutions are not limited to only the bigger corporations. Owner/operator takeaway food stores are also embracing digital menu boards and reaping the benefits. With the price of digital signage hardware reducing over recent years, replacing static menu boards with digital screens is becoming more affordable...

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Jul

21

2016
Hotel restaurant adds digital signage

Hotel restaurant adds digital signage

Hydro Media was contacted to provide a digital signage solution for the entrance of The Square restaurant and bar, located within the lobby of the Novotel Auckland Airport Hotel.   The entrance area was limited with where a digital screen could be mounted, so a floor mounted enclosure solution was installed. The enclosure houses a 42″ display screen along with a solid state media player – both running 24 hours a...

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May

12

2016
Cinema benefits from adding digital signage

Cinema benefits from adding digital signage

The cinema experience should start as soon as the customer enters the cinema.  That’s exactly what Academy Cinemas in Auckland’s CBD are achieving through having digital signage installed into their lobby – not only a more modern environment, but also the benefits of efficiency and added sales.  Hydro Media provided digital menu boards to display snack and drink options, as well as a digital promotional screen to showcase the cinema’s...

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Apr

13

2016
Hydro Media partners with Jesters for refurbishment

Hydro Media partners with Jesters for refurbishment

If you’ve visited one of the newly refurbished Jesters pie stores recently, you would’ve noticed a sharp new look.  With a complete rebrand, brighter decor, updated logo, and digital menu boards supplied by Hydro Media, Jesters is providing a fresh and improved customer experience. The nationwide refurbishment of the stores is currently underway and due to be completed later this year.  Hydro Media was selected to provide digital menu board...

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Mar

21

2016
Digital signage expo 2016

Digital signage expo 2016

One of the most exciting times of the year is attending the Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas, which took place this past week. The opportunities for Hydro Media as a Kiwi digital signage company are hugely beneficial in enabling us to meet and interact with the leaders of technology in the digital signage field. The expo this year showcased a variety of products from around the world, however one...

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Feb

25

2016
Karachi goes digital

Karachi goes digital

When the Karachi Cafe decided to update the look of it’s menu recently, the owner approached Hydro Media to install digital menu boards.   The cafe, located in the upmarket Auckland suburb of St Heliers, wanted to improve the way it’s menu was being displayed to customers. Hydro Media provided a package including 55″ LG display screens, media players, mounting brackets, and installation.  We also designed and created the menu layout,...

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Feb

15

2016
Cinema upgrades digital signage

Cinema upgrades digital signage

Matakana Cinemas approached Hydro Media to upgrade their existing digital signage solution.  The cinema complex is located north of Auckland and offers 3 cinemas which can seat a total of 217 customers. Their foyer area showcases 7 digital screens which display a mixture of admission prices, movie session times, and movie trailers and posters.  Hydro Media was commissioned to customise a solution that would integrate into the cinema’s existing hardware. ...

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