BrightSign Intros Entry-Level Audio Player

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BrightSign today announced the BrightSign AU335, an entry-level audio player that supports the latest sound technologies. The player’s ARC and eARC support enables the AU335 to distribute up to three zones of audio to soundbars and AV receivers that offer high-bandwidth, 24-bit sound, including Dolby Atmos. Consumer audio products are particularly challenging to display in-store. […]

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Thoughtful Deployment of Temperature Screening During COVID-19

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Throughout the world, organizations of all sorts are grappling with the challenge of safely operating against the backdrop of COVID-19. Retail establishments, restaurants, professional offices, public spaces – they’re all looking for ways to resume operations while mitigating pathogen spread. A basic but all-important precaution of doing so is to screen temperatures upon entry. It’s […]

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BrightSign’s BSN.cloud Control App to Now Work with Embed Signage CMS

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BrightSign today announced that it has expanded its list of available CMS partners in BSN.cloud Control Cloud to include embed signage. BSN.cloud Control Cloud is a free subscription included with every BrightSign player running BrightSign OS 8. It delivers cloud connectivity for real-time player control from anywhere, as well as simple setup and provisioning features […]

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Almo Professional A/V Adds BrightSign Options to Its Digital Signage Services

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Almo Professional A/V announced it has added BrightSign Training, Programming and Onboarding to Almo Digital Signage Services. By including these services, integrators can expand their range of expertise for AV projects, streamline services through one provider and enjoy the benefits of offering services such as new projects and recurring revenue. Coordinated through Almo’s regionally focused […]

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EonDigital Incorporates BrightSign Media Player in New Temperature-Screening Solution

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BrightSign announced Monday that EonDigital has incorporated the BrightSign HD1024 media player in its new temperature-screening solution, ExoMetrics Wrist. This new solution achieves temperature measurements by taking hundreds of temperature readings in seconds. According to EonDigital, it also all but eliminates false positive readings and enables businesses to safely screen patrons with minimal disruption. Temperature […]

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Four Ways the AV Industry Will Influence the Trajectory of COVID-19

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COVID-19 has been a gut-punch for much of the AV industry. Not since 9/11 has the business world faced such an abrupt pause, followed by an uncertain future. In the case of this pandemic, how the future plays out will be dictated largely by viral spread, and our collective response to that threat. And while […]

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BrightSign and 22MILES Partner to Create Campus Connectivity at Georgia Tech

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BrightSign announced its collaboration with 22MILES Tuesday. The partnership, according to BrightSign, is meant to improve campus connectivity at Georgia Tech University. Georgia Tech is a university of roughly 33,000 students, located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, Georgia. The university tasked its newly created digital signage department with managing and implementing a campus-wide digital […]

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BrightSign’s New BSN.cloud Virtual Partner Pavilion Showcases CMS Workflows

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BrightSign has taken the wraps off its new BSN.cloud Virtual Partner Pavilion, showcasing select partners’ work demonstrating how they’ve integrated their respective CMS workflows into BSN.cloud. BrightSign had planned to showcase these partners within a live partner pavilion at DSE this past March. However, those plans were placed on hold once the show was postponed. […]

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The Digital Signage Ecosystem and the IHS Markit Digital Signage Industry Market Tracker

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By Jeff Hastings BrightSign Our industry is more diverse than it’s ever been. The IHS Markit Digital Signage Industry Market Tracker presents separate data in eight vertical markets, and many of these verticals are themselves very diverse. “Retail” extends from corner shops to Harrods to large supermarket chains. Hospitality spans everything from fast food outlets […]

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BrightSign’s Two New Solutions Aim to Help Retailers Meet Post-COVID, No-Touch Standards

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BrightSign released new products Thursday: BrightLink and BrightMenu. According to BrightSign, the solutions will help businesses operate in the face of new health regulations brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. BrightLink is a new touchless solution — it enables users to scan a QR code and remotely control a display via their mobile phones, eliminating […]

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Moki’s Cloud-Based Mobile Device Management Adds Support for BrightSign Media Players

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BrightSign today announced that Moki’s cloud-based Mobile Device Management (MDM) software now offers support for BrightSign media players via BSN.cloud Control Cloud. Moki Device Management for BrightSign brings remote management capabilities to BrightSign devices and gives Moki customers the ability to easily manage fleets of BrightSign-connected endpoints via the Moki app. Moki’s cloud-based platform is […]

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Moki’s Cloud-based Mobile Device Management Platform Now Integrated with BrightSign BSN.cloud

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BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced that Moki’s cloud-based Mobile Device Management (MDM) software now offers support for BrightSign media players via BSN.cloud Control Cloud. Moki Device Management for BrightSign brings extensive remote management capabilities to BrightSign devices and gives Moki customers the ability to easily manage fleets […]

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BrightSign-powered Digital Signage Elevates the Customer Experience in Colorado’s Cannabis Dispensaries

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BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced its collaboration with Onward Content and Ping HD to integrate digital signage in Lightshade’s cannabis dispensaries. Lightshade is a Colorado-based premier dispensary of recreational and medical cannabis products. Each of the company’s eight dispensaries is outfitted with screens that deliver rich educational […]

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Carousel Digital Signage Integrates Carousel Cloud with BrightSign’s BSN.cloud

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Carousel Digital Signage has announced the integration of Carousel Cloud with BrightSign’s BSN.cloud, a network management platform from BrightSign. Carousel Digital Signage introduced Carousel Cloud last year as a subscription-based SaaS platform. Carousel Cloud is ideal for any business or enterprise seeking an off-premise hosted digital signage service with limitless scalability. Interoperability with BSN.cloud means […]

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Ryder Keeps Customers Safe and Informed with BrightSign and Creative Realities

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Los Gatos, CA, February 19, 2020 – BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced its continued collaboration with Creative Realities Incorporated (CRI) to integrate its digital signage solutions into hundreds of Ryder’s truck rental locations. Since 2013, CRI has relied on BrightSign’s media players to display interactive content at […]

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The Trade Show Minute — Episode 392: Jeff Hastings of BrightSign

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Jeff Hastings of BrightSign joins the Trade Show Minute to talk about the BSN.cloud, a free subscription included with every BrightSign player that delivers cloud connectivity for real-time player control from anywhere using the new remote diagnostic web server. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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BrightSign integrates CMS partners into BSN.cloud

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BrightSign LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, is announcing it will ship BSN.cloud with more than a dozen leading CMS partners integrated into its network management platform being launched at ISE 2020 (8-E200). In the first week of February, BSN.cloud will be publicly available, and the CMS partners will be selectable […]

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BrightSign Will Ship BSN.cloud With CMS Partners

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BrightSign is announcing it will ship BSN.cloud with more than a dozen leading CMS partners integrated into its network management platform being launched at ISE 2020 (8-E200). In the first week of February, BSN.cloud will be publicly available, and the CMS partners will be selectable from a drop-down list within the BSN.cloud UI during player […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 939: BrightSign Heads to ISE 2020 with a BSN.Cloud Mission

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In 2019, BrightSign launched the concept of BSN.Cloud but now, it’s shipping — a completely cloud-based digital signage platform. But, it’s not just an exclusively BrightSign player platform — it’s being opened to most 3rd party CMS content partners as well as player manufacturers too, explained BrightSign’s CEO Jeff Hastings! They’ll be at the ISE Show in Hall 8 in stand […]

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Navori Labs and BrightSign Partner to Create New QL Player

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Navori Labs has partnered with BrightSign — designing its QL Player for BrightSign’s 4K and HD digital signage media players — leveraging Navori’s proprietary software and operating system on a standard SD card. The software is available for new BrightSign shipments or as a field upgrade for existing players from 2016 forward, bringing Navori innovations […]

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Mvix Launches Subscription-Free Software for BrightSign Media Players

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Mvix has launched a subscription-free software package for BrightSign digital signage players including features such as native 4K content playback, built-in content apps and data integrations, smart playlists, multi-zone screen layouts. Other features include: Remote content management 4K video playback Multi-zone screen layouts Content scheduling and dayparting Live data integration via CSV, XML, JSON and […]

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BrightSign to Showcase BSN.cloud Platform, Integration Partners at ISE 2020

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BrightSign announced Tuesday that it will be showcasing the new BSN.cloud platform at ISE 2020 (8-E200). BSN.cloud is BrightSign’s new player and network management platform for cloud-connected BrightSign players. Open APIs make it partner-friendly, while near-automatic setup and provisioning make it user-friendly. All BrightSign players running BrightSign OS 8 include a free subscription to BSN.cloud […]

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Leyard and Planar BrightSign 4K Media Player Featured in New York City Showroom

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Leyard and Planar showcased its latest display and video wall innovations across a network of showrooms worldwide. The New York Showroom is located on 11th Avenue in New York City. The New York showroom occupies the entire fifth floor of a beautiful historic building constructed in 1905. The showroom is separated into approximately one dozen […]

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BrightSign’s Media Players Power Engaging Hypersign Content at Leyard and Planar’s Showroom in New York City

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Leyard and Planar showcase their latest display and video wall innovations across a network of showrooms worldwide. The New York Showroom is located on 11th Avenue in New York City. The New York showroom occupies the entire fifth floor of a beautiful historic building constructed in 1905. The showroom is separated into approximately one dozen […]

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BrightSign Introduces BrightVoice Digital Signage Solution

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BrightSign unveiled BrightVoice Tuesday — the company’s voice-activated digital signage solution that enables a unique, hands-free interactive experience. BrightVoice allows audiences to interact verbally with digital signage using wake words followed by natural voice commands that trigger playback of on-screen content, music, lighting and other devices. And while this type of interaction mimics the workflow […]

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Peerless-AV Partners with BrightSign Again for Touch-Based Indoor Kiosk

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Peerless-AV is shipping the second-generation of its all-in-one kiosk powered by BrightSign XT1144 expanded I/O player (KIPICT2555) for indoor applications. This is designed for hospitality, retail, corporate, transportation, entertainment, education and general-purpose applications. The updated kiosk delivers 1080p60 single video decoding, HTML support, networked content playback, as well as an abundant set of features, including […]

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BrightSign Released BSN.cloud for Beta Testing

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BrightSign debuted its BSN.cloud network and player management platform to the ProAV market at InfoComm this month. BrightSign’s BSN.cloud management platform will be available as a beta download from the BrightSign website, along with the company’s new BrightAuthor:connected software. InfoComm attendees got an early look at BrightSign’s new cloud platform that automates player set-up and […]

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New Carousel Digital Signage Player Allows for Cloud Signage

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Carousel Digital Signage has extended player support for Carousel Cloud, its recently-introduced subscription-based SaaS platform, to Mersive Solstice wireless displays and BrightSign media players. Previously only available for Apple TV devices, Carousel Cloud users now have a choice of three suppliers for content playout to suit their requirements and preferences. Now shipping, Carousel Cloud brings […]

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Mersive Integrates Carousel Digital Signage

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Carousel Digital Signage has added media player support for Mersive Solstice, allowing users to simplify the management of digital signage content in meeting spaces and other corporate AV environments. Officially launched at InfoComm 2019, Carousel provides Solstice users a toolset to output HTML-based signage content to Solstice-enabled displays in huddle rooms, conference rooms, lecture halls […]

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Want a Closed-Loop Satellite System for Digital Signage? Well, Thank BrightSign, Convergent and KenCast for Delivering It

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BrightSign has joined forces with Convergent Media Systems Corporation and KenCast to debut a new platform for large organizations to distribute and manage media files with their existing satellite networks, including digital signage networks. Although terrestrial networks are used for a broad range of digital signage applications, bandwidth constraints and other inherent limitations have limited […]

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BrightSign Media Players Work in Freezing and Desert-Like Temps

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BrightSign today announced that its Series 4 players are certified for use in temperatures as low as -20 degrees Celsius. At launch, BrightSign’s Series 4 players were rated for use in temperatures up to 70 C – a feat achieved via BrightSign’s patented, heat-dissipating, anodized aluminum case design. This recent certification for low-temperature use establishes […]

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