Running on your own hardware

Our touch screen and digital signage interfaces can be run on the cloud if you already have hardware on Chrome browser at We also have a Chrome OS app and are coming out with a Windows app in Q4 2017.

NOTE: If have a Smart TV, we still recommend using the Google Chromebit or another external device to run HootBoard. Smart TV web browsers are typically underpowered and not up-to-date, so we can't guarantee things will run smoothly

Running from Google Chrome:
  • Use Chrome Browser - We test and support our software on the latest version of Chrome.
  • Monitor Resolution - We recommend using a TV or monitor with Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution
Once you have a Screen Id perform the following steps:
  1. Open Chrome.
  2. Click on File and Select New Window
  3. Go to
  4. Enter your 6 digit Screen Id
  5. In Chrome, click on View and Select Enter Full Screen Mode. You're all set!
Now that your hardware is setup, you can manage all the settings and add posts from

OS Specific Apps

- Linux Based OS: Send us an email at and we'll guide you through the setup process.
- Mac OS: Coming
- Windows OS: Coming

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