Canadian full-service digital signage company iGotcha Media, with locations in Montreal and Toronto, partners with the Old Port of Montreal Corp., a Canada Lands Co., to deploy digital kiosks to enhance the visitor experience.
Montreal’s Old Port area receives more than 7 million visitors per year. Effectively communicating with visitors is one of its top priorities, its owners say. Replacing traditional static signage, two new digital kiosks provide guidance and promote attractions—including the Montreal Science Center, the IMAX Telus Theater, the Montreal Observation Wheel, Bateau-Mouche boat cruises, the Bota Bota spa and numerous restaurants and shops.
Put in this summer, the new digital kiosks are double-sided, featuring two 75-inch LG monitors encased in a custom-made aluminum frame. The kiosks are built to be very robust, able to withstand extreme weather conditions and direct sunlight, and they are equipped with WiFi antennas, allowing Old Port staff to quickly update the signs anytime using iGotcha’s proprietary content management software.
“We have been working with the Old Port since 2017,” says Greg Adelstein, president, iGotcha Media. “Since then, we’ve operated two double-sided digital kiosks. Based on the success of this original implementation, the Old Port asked us to add two more kiosks, which were unveiled last month. Providing effective and welcoming communications for large groups in public places can present challenges. By merging latest-generation technology with exceptional ease-of-use, we are proudly contributing to the experience enjoyed by all who visit this wonderful place.”