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Available data sources are subject to change. Data sources may depend on 3rd party services or other factors outside of Smartsign's control. As such, Smartsign reserves the unilateral right to adjust or discontinue any data source as deemed appropriate. Some data sources may depend on Smartsign provided services that require a valid agreement or subscription. Smartsign reserves the right to enforce such requirements and block unauthorized use without prior notice.

Name

Description

Available bindings

From Version

Time

Show current time and date in specified format and language

Current Date
Current Time
Current Day
Current Week

10.5

RSS

Connect an RSS news feed to the template.

Data is fetched through Smartsign server

Headline
Description
Date
Creator
Event Start, End and Place
Image

10.5

XML

Show data from an XML formatted file

Data is fetched through Smartsign server or direct (configurable)

XPath Value
XML Image

10.6

JSON

Show data from a JSON formatted file

Data is fetched through Smartsign server or direct (configurable)

JSONPath Value
JSON Image

10.6

Twitter

Show tweets from a Twitter account

Data is fetched direct to screen from Smartsign cloud service

Tweet Text
Tweet Date
Tweet User
Tweet Like Count
Tweet Image
Embedded URL QR-code

10.6

Reddit

Show posts from Reddit

Data is fetched direct to screen from Smartsign cloud service

Post Text
Post Date
Post User
Post Vote Count
Post Image

10.6

Countdown

Count down to a specific date and time or a daily recurring time

Once the countdown completes, a target text can be shown or a trigger can be affected

Countdown – days
Countdown – hours
Countdown – minutes
Countdown – seconds
Countdown – target text

10.6

Count up

Count up from a specific date

Count up – days

10.6

Facebook (beta)

Show posts from public Facebook pages

Data is fetched direct to screen from Smartsign cloud service

Message
Message Image
Message Date
Message Like Count
Message Author
Embedded URL QR-code

10.6

Instagram (beta)

Show posts from a public Instagram account

Data is fetched direct to screen from Smartsign cloud service

Image
Message
Date
Like Count
Author

10.7

Swedish Traffic Information – Departures (TrafikLab, beta)

Show traffic information from the Norwegian Entur API

Data is fetched direct to screen from Smartsign cloud service

Line number
Destination
Departure time
Stop name
Transport type
Transport name

10.21.4

Norwegian Traffic Information – Departures (Entur, beta)


Interbook Go (beta)

(License required)

Show booking information from the Interbook Go booking system (Sweden)

Data is fetched direct to screen from Smartsign cloud service

Booking organizer
Booking start date
Booking end date
Booking start time
Booking end time
Booking place
Booking building
Booking description
Booking category

10.7

LinkedIn (beta)

Show posts from LinkedIn company page

Data is fetched direct to screen from Smartsign cloud service

Message
Image
Date
Like Count
Author
10.20.08

Yesplan Dataview (beta)

(License required)

Show events information from the Yesplan system

Data is fetched direct to screen from Smartsign cloud service

JSONPath Value10.21.4


Time data source binding options

Setting

Description

Example

Date format

Input a "DateTime format string" to control how the date/time is presented

YYYY-MM-DD

Time zone

Select which time zone to use for the displayed date/time

Europe/Kiev

Language

Select which language to use for the date/time

English

DateTime format strings

A DateTime format string represents how the actual date should be displayed and has special predefined values for each part of a date. For instance YYYY-MM-DD W HH:mm:ss will display the date and time as follows: "2021-01-14 2 20:20:20". For a full list of supported format tokens, please see the moment.js documentation: https://momentjs.com/docs/#/displaying/format/.

RSS data source configuration

Setting

Description

Example

RSS Link

The complete URL to the RSS data including protocol

http://di.se/rss

Data Update Time

Time in seconds between updates

3600

Time for each post

Time in seconds to show each post

10


XML data source configuration

Setting

Description

Example

XML Link

The complete URL to the XML file including protocol

http://server/data.xml

Data Update Time

Time in seconds between updates

3600

Special request headers

HTTP header key and value pairs

Key = Authorization
Value = Bearer XyzXyzXyzXyz

Use direct requestsEnable to request data direct from source instead of proxying through Smartsign ServerFalse
Remove namespace definitionsEnable to automatically remove any xml namespaces included in the data.
This may help if you have trouble getting data from your Xpaths.
True


JSON data source configuration

Setting

Description

Example

JSON Link

The complete URL to the JSON file including protocol

http://server/data.json

Fetch test dataFetches data to Template Creator from the configured link. The link text will light up green on success.
Fetching data makes it possible to select JSONPaths from the data when creating bindings.

Data Update Time

Time in seconds between updates

3600

Special request headers

HTTP header key and value pairs

Key = Authorization
Value = Bearer XyzXyzXyzXyz

Use direct requestsEnable to request data direct from source instead of proxying through Smartsign ServerFalse


Twitter data source configuration

Setting

Description

Example

Twitter page

The complete URL to the twitter page including protocol

https://twitter.com/volvotrucks

Data Update Time

Time in seconds between updates

28800

Time for each post

Time in seconds to show each post

10

Number of posts

The maximum number of posts to display

5


Reddit data source configuration

Setting

Description

Example

Reddit page

The complete URL to the Reddit page including protocol

https://www.reddit.com/r/technews/

Data Update Time

Time in seconds between updates

28800

Time for each post

Time in seconds to show each post

10

Number of posts

The maximum number of posts to display

5


Countdown data source configuration

Setting

Description

Example

Target date

The target date and time that should be counted down to.

Specific: "2019-04-30 10:00"Recurring daily: "14:00" or "2:00 PM"

Trigger on countdownSelect which trigger to affect once the countdown completesMyTrigger
Action on triggerSelect what to do with the triggerActivate


Count up data source configuration

Setting

Description

Example

Start date

The start date that should be counted up from.

2019-04-30


Facebook data source configuration

Setting

Description

Example

Connect with Facebook

Please see Facebook


Data Update Time

Time in seconds between updates

28800

Time for each post

Time in seconds to show each post

10

Number of posts

The maximum number of posts to display

5


Instagram data source configuration

Setting

Description

Example

Connect with Facebook

Please see Instagram


Data Update Time

Time in seconds between updates

28800

Time for each post

Time in seconds to show each post

10

Number of posts

The maximum number of posts to display

5


Swedish Traffic Information – Departures (TrafikLab) data source configuration

Setting

Description

Example

Selected Stop

The name of the stop for which to show departures, use the search field and then select the stop to use

Stockholm Centralstation

Transport TypeSelect which transport types to includeBuses, Trains
Min departure time to show [m]Input a threshold value, in minutes, to only show departures occurring later than the threshold2


Norwegian Traffic Information – Departures (Entur) data source configuration

Setting

Description

Example

Selected Stop

The name of the stop for which to show departures, use the search field and then select the stop to use

Oslo S

Transport TypeSelect which transport types to includeBuses, Trains
Min departure time to show [m]Input a threshold value, in minutes, to only show departures occurring later than the threshold2


Interbook Go data source configuration

Setting

Description

Example

MonitorService URL

The MonitorService URL of the Interbook Go instance. Must be reachable from Smartsign cloud service.

https://ibgo.myserver.com/MonitorService.svc

Authentication Code

The authentication code for the Interbook Go instance

7b9415c6-3f3f-4673-8c57-6d81cf7e3850

Facility

Search for Interbook "Facility ID" matching input (optional)

STADSHUS

Object

Search for Interbook "Object ID" matching input (optional)

MSHALLB

Part of Object

Search for Interbook "Part of Object ID" matching input (optional)

MSHALLBPLAN3

Show Ahead Hours

Determines how many hours ahead of an event it should start showing on screen

24

Show Expired Bookings

Determines if bookings continue showing after they have ended

Disabled


LinkedIn data source configuration

Setting

Description

Example

LinkedIn Company Page

The complete URL to the public LinkedIn company page including protocol.

https://www.linkedin.com/company/smartsign---software-for-digital-signage

Data Update Time

Time in seconds between updates

28800

Time for each post

Time in seconds to show each post

10

Number of posts

The maximum number of posts to display

4


Yesplan Dataview data source configuration

Setting

Description

Example

API key

The API key for the Yesplan instance.

93854639-003a-41dc-bd81-63bcfc25be1f

Dataview id

The id of the Dataview. It can be retrieved from the Yesplan application interface.

12345678

Organization link

The URL that was awarded to your organization.

https://[name-of-organization].yesplan.be

Fetch test data

Fetches data to Template Creator from the configured link. The link text will light up green on success.
Fetching data makes it possible to select JSONPaths from the data when creating bindings.


Dataview parameters

Optional. Parameters to filter the Dataview result.
This field should be a JSON object with a name/value pair for each parameter, where the name is the name of the parameter as shown in the Yesplan application interface (case-sensitive).

{“Date”:”2021-01-01"}

Data Update Time

Time in seconds between updates

3600