What is HTML5?
The HTML5 specification attempts to address this issue by bringing much of that functionality directly to the browser.
and the browser.
Credits: Software Developer’s Journal, 09-2013.
Why is HTML5 used for Digital Signage?
Over the past decade website development progress shows great breakthrough and nowadays we can see one-page landing pages enriched with video, animation effects and AJAX technologies, which allow to update data on webpage without refreshing one.
Those technologies are actively used to build one webpage application. If one uses non interactive hardware (screen or kiosk), such an approach is acceptable and can save significant efforts to prepare the final solution.