Setting up the Project
Follow the steps below to set up a project:
Setting up the Channels and Display
Create an AEM Screens Project titled as SingleUseTakeOver, as shown below.
Create a MainAdChannel in the Channels folder.
from the action bar. Drag and drop some assets (images, videos, embedded sequences) to your channel.
in this example demonstrates a sequence channel that plays content continuously.
Create a TakeOver channel that takes over the content in MainAdChannel and will play only for a specific day and time.
Select the the
from the action bar. Drag and drop some assets to your channel. The following example showcases a single zone image added to this channel.
Set up a location and display for your channels. For instance, the following location
is set up for this project.
Assigning Channels to a Display
Select the display MainLobbyDisplay from the Locations folder. Click Assign Channel from the action bar.
Populate the fields (Channel Path, Priority, and Supported Events) from the Channel Assignment dialog box and click Save. You have now assigned the MainAdChannel to your display.
Select the display TakeOver from the Locations folder. Click Assign Channel from the action bar to assign the single use takeover chanel.
To assign the
channel to your display at a scheduled time and populate the following fields from the
dialog box and click
: Select the path to the TakeOver channel
: Set the priority of this channel greater than the
. For instance, the priority set in this example is 8.
Priority can be any value that is higher than the priority value of the normally playing channel.
: Select the
: Enter the text for the schedule that you want this channel to run the display. For example, the text here allows the content to play 2 minutes before 12:00 am on Dec 31 until 12:01 am.
The text in the
mentioned in this example is
on the 31 day of December after 23:58 and also on the 1 day of January before 00.01
Navigate to the display from SingleUseTakeOver --> Locations --> Lobby --> MainLobbyDisplay and click Dashboard from the action bar to view the assigned channels with their priorities, as shown below.
It is mandatory to set the priority of the takeover channel as the highest.