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Digital Signage

The Bloch School is equipped with four means of digital signage that can display customized content in both buildings: The Bloch Executive Hall video wall, the Bloch Executive Hall entrance screens, the Bloch Heritage Hall student lounge screens and the Bloch Executive Hall Finance Lab stock ticker.

Please see below for specific requirements for each. Please submit material for the Bloch Executive Hall and Bloch Heritage Hall screens to Sandy Bretz, bretzs@umkc.edu 816-235-5142.

Video Wall, Bloch Executive Hall

The video wall is the 20-screen structure located in the center of the 2nd floor atrium in the Bloch Executive Hall.

Video Wall, Bloch Executive Hall

Acceptable Content

  • We do not accept material or events that are not Bloch School-related for the video wall.
  • All submitted content is subject to final approval by the dean's office.

If you aren't sure or have questions about your content, contact Sandy Bretz, bretzs@umkc.edu, 816-235-5142.

Timing

  • We ask that content be submitted at least one week prior* to the date you wish it to start running.
  • We recommend content tied to events begin running at least a week prior to the event.
  • Content without a specific end date will run for two weeks unless otherwise specified.
  • Special event signage: If you're having a special event in the Bloch Executive Hall and wish to have special content running during the event (such as a welcome message or slide show), send that content at least one week prior to the event and it will be put in the queue to run during the event.

*While we ask to have content in a timely fashion, we understand this is not always possible and will do our best to accommodate your needs, resources allowing.

Technical Submission Requirements

  • Screens are horizontal, so lay out your content horizontally to maximize space.
  • Lay out your content on a canvas of 3840 x 2160 pixels, 72 dpi (horizontal, 16:9 ratio).
  • Use large type (type smaller than 24 will be hard to read).
  • Use lots of visuals and try to minimize copy as much as possible.
  • Content: title, description, date/time, graphics, RSVP and/or contact information.
  • Acceptable file types include: Layered PSD file (preferred); JPEG; PNG.
  • 4K layered Photoshop Template for Video Wall with grid markers (PSD download)
  • 4K Photoshop Template for Video Wall with grid markers (PNG download)
  • NOT ACCEPTABLE: Scanned material; PDF, PPT, Word docs, Microsoft Publisher docs.

Hey, not everyone is a designer! We are happy to help you create your content to the required specs. Please contact Sandy Bretz, bretzs@umkc.edu, for help.

Entrance Display Screens, Bloch Executive Hall

The entrance display screens are located at both main entrances on the 2nd Floor of the Bloch Executive Hall (next to the way-finding screens).

Student Lounge Screens in Bloch Heritage Hall

Acceptable Content

  • Both Bloch and non-Bloch related material and events may qualify for the two display screens located at the 2nd floor entrances of the Bloch Executive Hall.
  • All submitted content is subject to final approval by the dean's office.

If you aren't sure or have questions about your content, contact Sandy Bretz, bretzs@umkc.edu, 816-235-5142.

Timing

  • We ask that content be submitted at least one week prior* to the date you wish it to start running.
  • We recommend content tied to events begin running at least a week prior to the event.
  • Content without a specific end date will run for two weeks unless otherwise specified.

*While we ask to have content in a timely fashion, we understand this is not always possible and will do our best to accommodate your needs, resources allowing.

Technical Submission Requirements

  • Lay out your content on a canvas of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 72 dpi (horizontal, 16:9 ratio). [Note: 3840 x 2160 pixels is also acceptable if you have / will be creating material for the video wall.]
  • Use large type (type smaller than 24 will be hard to read).
  • Use lots of visuals and try to minimize copy as much as possible.
  • Content: title, description, date/time, graphics, RSVP and/or contact information.
  • Acceptable file types include: Layered PSD file (preferred); JPEG; PNG.
  • NOT ACCEPTABLE: Scanned material; PDF, PPT, Word docs, Microsoft Publisher docs.

Hey, not everyone is a designer! We are happy to help you create your content to the required specs. Please contact Sandy Bretz, bretzs@umkc.edu, for help.

Student Lounge Screens in Bloch Heritage Hall

The Heritage Hall screens are located on the first floor of Bloch Heritage Hall in the student lounge.

Student Lounge Screens in Bloch Heritage Hall

Acceptable Content

  • Anyone is welcome to submit content for the Student Lounge screens.
  • All submitted content is subject to final approval by the dean's office.

If you aren't sure or have questions about your content, contact Sandy Bretz, bretzs@umkc.edu, 816-235-5142.

Technical Submission Requirements:

  • Required: title, description, date/time, RSVP and/or contact information.
  • Optional: graphic image or photo (JPEG, PNG).
  • No design is required to submit material for the Heritage Hall screens, however, you may submit a slide in its entirety that is 541 x 476 pixels, 72 dpi, Layered PSD file (preferred); JPEG; PNG.

Hey, not everyone is a designer! We are happy to help you create your content to the required specs. Please contact Sandy Bretz, bretzs@umkc.edu, for help.

Stock Ticker, Bloch Executive Hall

The stock ticker display strip is located outside the finance lab, in Bloch Executive Hall.

Stock Ticker, Bloch Executive Hall

Acceptable Content

  • We do not accept material or events that are not Bloch School-related.
  • All submitted content is subject to final approval by the dean's office.

The ticker display is capable of displaying short messages for very special occasions. Please contact Sandy Bretz, bretzs@umkc.edu, 816-235-5142, for more information.

Resources

4K layered Photoshop Template for Video Wall with grid markers (PSD download)

4K Photoshop Template for Video Wall with grid markers (PNG download)

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Questions? Contact Us

Henry W. Bloch School of Management
5110 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110
816-235-2215

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