You can publish calendars to XhibitSignage.com in the Calendar format using the Events app. The benefit of the latter is that when you change the calendar in Outlook, the changes are synchronized with XhibitSignage. This enables those who use an Internet Calendar subscription to see the latest information automatically.
What You’ll Need
- A compatible digital signage player. For example, XhibitSignage, BrightSign and so on.
- XhibitSignage Software with a supported feature package.
- Internet Connectivity.
- A PC running Windows.
- Microsoft Outlook.
Import Outlook Calendar into Events App
Open your Outlook calendar online. Next, click on the gear icon on the top right ribbon, a settings menu will appear, please click on View all Outlook settings.
Under View all Outlook settings, click on calendar.
You will see another setting menu appear, click on shared calendars.
There is a drop down menu called calendars and another called select permissions. On the first drop down menu. please select the calendar that you wish to share. Under the permissions dropdown menu, you will be given two options:
- Can view when I’m busy – Only shows meeting times. Hides event name and location
- Can view all details – Shows event name, time, and location
Then press publish. Two URLs will appear. Please click on the URL marked ICS. A drop down menu will appear. Select copy.
Under the Events app on the CMS press Event Source and select Web Feed.
Paste the ICS URL in the text field.