How to create and use CNN News App

Display CNN News on your digital signs.
Most up to date Top Stories, Breaking News, World, US, EU, Business Technologies. and more ...
Viewer can scan QR Code with their phone to read more about the news
News can also be displayed as Scrolling Strip.

This article will guide you through how to create and use CNN News app.

Below is an example screenshot of how it look on your screens, you can view a live example here:

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Let's jump in and get started:

First, you will need to have your screens set up and paired. For more information on how to do that, click here.

Then log on to our portal: http://app.optisigns.com/

Go to Files/Assets, Click on "App".

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Click CNN app:

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Enter your CNN wall information:
 
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  • Name: Name of your CNN Wall, this is the name of the wall in your asset list. It will not be displayed on your screens.

  • Category: The type of news you want to display on the screens.

  • Theme: Select Light (default CNN Red color) or Dark Theme.
  • Speed: Select how fast you want the wall to scroll or switch between news items.

Click Save.
After Saving, you can Preview the wall. It may take several seconds for the app to fetch posts and prepare your wall, so please be patient.

That's all! Congratulation!

You have created your CNN News Wall.
You can change the wall any time by click on it in the Files/Assets tab. 

You can assign the newly created wall to your screen by going to Screens, click Edit screens and assign the wall to screens that you want.

You can put the created walls in a Playlist, Schedule too.

 

If you have any additional questions, concerns or any feedback about OptiSigns, feel free to reach out to our support team at support@optisigns.com or just submit a ticket here.

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