The TouchMenu feature in DatabeatOMNI enables a user to set up and personalize content for interactive touchscreens. Learn how to create your own TouchMenu channel that allows users to select content to view in this article.
- Touchscreen(s) with built-in (SoC) or externally connected media player (Tizen or Android).
- One Databeat OMNIpro license per OMNIplayer.
- TouchMenu is only supported in landscape.
TouchMenu is enabled as a channel property.
- Select channel.
- Select settings.
- Enable TouchMenu.
TouchMenu will automatically create two playblocks:
- TouchMenu. This playblock is used to personalize content with widgets to select, preview and play videos, image or graphics uploaded in the selected playblock. Use TouchMenu-widgets from Screen Designer to personalize the design.
- ShowReel. Display content as a screensaver when the device is inactive or not used by a user. Interaction will activate the TouchMenu playblock instantly.
Add more playblocks to the channel. Content uploaded in these playblocks can be viewed by clicking on the thumbnail by a user.
- Playblock. Create a new playblock from the settings tab.
- Thumbnail. Add graphics to be viewed as the thumbnail for the created playblock.
- Publish. Upload content in the playblock.
Learn more about publishing content here.
Design the layout
Use Screen Designer to design your screen layout. Access it by clicking on the Screen-designer icon in the header of the user interface menu.
- Info. Name and text to be displayed on screen for each item that users can select
- Preview. Preview window of the selected content. Touch play to activate fullscreen.
- List View. Content selector. Touch thumbnails to play content in the preview window.
- Drag-and-drop widgets to design and preview your TouchMenu channel.
- Press Publish to finalize the Screen Design.
Assign channel to OMNIplayer
Once you've created a channel with TouchMenu it should be ready to be activated on a OMNIplayer. Click here to view how to change the channel on a OMNIplayer.