signageOS Completes Cross-Platform Support of the W3C Open Standard, SMIL, for Any Digital Signage Hardware

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SMIL, a W3C open standard for multimedia scheduling and distribution, is now fully supported by signageOS and the complete portfolio of supported digital signage hardware.

Prague, Czech Republic, Oct. 8, 2020: signageOS expands the unification technology platform to support the W3C open standard, SMIL, for content distribution to any digital signage SoC display or media player. signageOS partners can now utilize signageOS and SMIL (Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language) as an accelerated, cost-effective route to application development, content deployment, and remote management for any digital signage hardware.

Usage of SMIL offers a straight-forward syntax for screen zoning and scheduling of externally stored multimedia with seamless performance. The compatibility of the deep-rooted, open standard, SMIL, with any digital signage hardware allows partners to quickly support and publish custom content to any digital signage hardware with drastically reduced development time. Achieve seamless, 4K content playback along with many other digital experience features as well as complete remote hardware management through signageOS and SMIL.

“The goal of signageOS’s support of the SMIL open standard is to offer companies the fastest programmable method to deploy their content on any digital signage hardware. The universal SMIL support by signageOS offers partners the ability to successfully realize 95% of playback features compared to a native integration. Whereas earlier versions could not, this rooted standard can now incorporate JavaScript and HTML5 widgets making it a great route for any CMS company.”
* Lukas Danek, Head of Product, signageOS

The SMIL method to content distribution now offers compatibility of additional languages and web-based functionality that were previously unsupported in earlier versions of SMIL. SMIL usage also supports comprehensive remote hardware management capabilities offered by signageOS. Utilize signageOS and SMIL to rapidly use new digital signage hardware and drastically save on development time. To learn more or experience a demo on signageOS & SMIL, please visit www.signageos.io/solutions/smil-digital-signage.