Cisco to Launch Totally New DS Media Player

cisco-dmp-0114Cisco new Edge 340 Digital Media Player (DMP) is designed to be a digital signage media player optimized for touch-based signage applications. It uses hardware-accelerated video and is pre-integrated with both single-touch and multi-touch capabilities. Designed to be used with Power over Ethernet (PoE), the Edge 340 comes in both Wi-Fi and non-Wi-Fi models (wires Ethernet) is integrated with IPTV remote control and is VESA-compatible.

The Cisco Edge 340 uses a 1.6 GHz dual-core CPU with 2 GB of memory, 32 GB built-in storage and an SD slot and formats include MPEG-2 and MPEG-4, H.264, and VC-1 hardware decoding and it can drive up to two simultaneous HD video streams as it has dual-display support (and you can have the same content on both screens or two totally different aggregates of content). Outputs are HDMI.

A complete list of specs are here.