Visix Training and Glossary

Use this page to request training, and to refresh yourself on terms used throughout the Visix world.

To review the Powerpoint presnetation offered at the Orientation sessions, click the link below.

Visix Orientation

Training Requests

Once your Visix Channel Player and screens have been installed in your building, someone from the Visix Support team will be in contact with you to schedule a training seminar.  If you wish to be re-trained or have the Visix Support team train a new member of your creative team, please contact visix-support@uwo.ca.

Glossary of Terms

Channel Player

  • The hardware that powers your screen

Content

  • A Message or Piece of Media
  • Can be created as a bulletin or ticker

Bulletins

  • Simple Messages, scheduled to playlists
  • Created using a Template or PowerPoint

Playlists

  • A Series of Bulletins in order
  • Can be scheduled to play at a given date and time

Tickers

  • Text that scrolls across the screen, scheduled to Crawllists
  • Can be Text or an RSS Feed

Crawllist

  • A series of Tickers in order
  • Can be scheduled to play at a given date and time

Content Blocks

  • Where playlists and crawllists are scheduled to play

Layout

  • The Overall Arrangement of Content Blocks

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