FAQ

How do I add a data source?

The left sidebar offers you the possibility to add more data sources. You can create exactly one source and a slideshow for each Solarfox display principle. If you want to display multiple data sources need a license for one or more additional data sources. Please refer to more information and prices our Web shop or our price list (these can be on request).

Add new data source to a slideshow

If you want to add an additional data source (E.g. more PV system or electricity) to all slide views of a slideshow you can do this in the slideshow overview.

Step 1:                 Open the left sidebar, and under data sources, click ""Add""

Step 2:                 Register the data source.

Step 3:                 click on ""Home"" (House icon) at the top menu in the online management.

Step 4:                 Click on the specific data source and hold down the mouse button. Drag the data source on the particular slideshow and release the mouse button.

Step 5:                 Specify whether you want to replace or add the existing data source.

Step 6:                 click on the particular slideshow and you call on a slide with the preview function or click on the ""play"" button

 

Add new data source to a slide

if you want to add an additional data source, only a single or a few slides can do this also slide-related. Proceed as follows :

Step 1:                 open the left sidebar on the online mangement.

Step 2:                 select the desired slideshow in the sidebar.

Step 3:                 click on the desired slide at the bottom right of 'Set data source'.

Step 4:                 It opens a window by using the existing data sources. Here you have to click in the box to assign a data source. Then, click on the ""Apply"" button.

Step 5:

                Click on the preview icon to check the presentation.

 

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Did you know that... ?

Sustainability is becoming increasingly important as a competitive factor

For many companies, sustainability is already more than just an advertising slogan.   More and more companies are embedding ecological and social aspects in their value chain. This is the result of a study by the Institute of Trade & International Marketing (HI MA.) of the University of Saarland (Germany).

Almost 52 percent of companies surveyed currently consider sustainability to be important or very important, and more than 80 percent of those surveyed believe that the topic will become very relevant by 2020.

According to the study, the most important strategy is transparency, in particular communication with stakeholders.   "Transparency has almost become a synonym for sustainability," according to the authors of the study. Currently, around 26 percent of companies believe that their value chain is transparent, and almost 63 percent of companies want to significantly increase their transparency by 2020.

Change of consumer values

A dominant development is the increased change in consumer values. This is characterized by increased environmental and social awareness. Issues such as the use of natural resources, fair raw material prices, fair pay, child labor, and environmental protection are becoming more and more important factors.

According to the study, 35% of today’s consumers consider environmental issues to be one of the most pressing issues of the day, right along the concerns about

the economic development. This manifests itself i.a. in the fact that 57% of German consumers are willing to spend more money on energy-saving products

issue. A high level of sensitivity is also shown when it comes to issues such as efficiency or the sustainable conservation of resources. Overall, the growing importance of these issues means that, in addition to a balanced price-performance ratio, customers are increasingly paying attention to social and environmental brand aspects.

 

With the help of a large Solarfox display precisely these requirements can be implemented in an ideal way. In this way, the contribution to climate protection and sustainable energy production as well as CO2 avoidance can be transparently presented to customers, employees, suppliers, and all other stakeholders locally.

Further information on the subject can be found in the study.

Study: "Sustainable Brand Management - Restructuring the Value Chain"

http://www.uni-saarland.de/fileadmin/user_upload/Professoren/fr13_ProfZentes/sonstiges/HIMA-Studie-Nachhaltige-Markenfuehrung.pdf