BrightSign Overhauls Entire Digital Signage Media Player Portfolio


BrightSign just launched all new HD and XD digital signage players as well as introduced a new line, dubbed the LS, of “affordable” media players for commercial DS applications. BrightSign’s portfolio of digital signage media players now consists of 10 players across four product lines: BrightSign LS: BrightSign’s new LS series players are for customers […]

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BrightSign Announces Integration with STRATACACHE’s ActiVia Content Management System


BrightSign today announced its collaboration with STRATACACHE, a content management system (CMS) provider in the digital signage industry. STRATACACHE will adding support for BrightSign 2K and 4K media players for its ActiVia product line. STRATACACHE provides manageable solutions to enterprise networks and service provider networks of any size. The company works with more than 300 […]

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DT Research Debuts 8K Digital Signage Player — Basically, a 16-Output Video Wall Controller


DT Research has announced the MS2800H and MS2800L digital signage multi-screen players that are capable of displaying content on up to 16 screens. The MS2800H/L can deliver both 4K and 8K (sort of) content across multiple displays (up to 16 from a single box), and offer content blending or tiling across screens. It includes multi-zone […]

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CE labs Announces 4K 60Hz Digital Signage Players


CE labs/Cable Electronics, Inc. is introducing at InfoComm two new 4K 60Hz digital signage players to the Series 7 digital signage player line — the AP700-4k and the AP70-4k. These players are housed in a commercial-grade chassis, offer HDMI 2.0 and are capable of playing HEVC content using the new H.265 codec at enhanced bit […]

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VISIX Adds 4K Media Player for Digital Signage


VISIX has now added a new digital signage media player capable of supporting 4K content (3840×2160). The player is powered by an Intel Haswell processor and HD 5000 graphics. Measuring only 4.25×6.5×1.63″ in size, the 4K player from Visix is a compact form factor but has a built-in power supply (no wall wart). Visix says […]

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BrightSign XD Players Now Do 4K and IP Streaming


BrightSign this week announced new software and firmware for its BrightSign XD line of solid-state players that adds the ability to upscale 1080p video content to 4K, enhanced IP streaming and some very useful HTML5 support features. The software release, BrightAuthor 3.7, and its companion 4.7 firmware, are available to all existing and future users […]

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New Advantech Digital Signage Player Only .74-Inch Thick


Advantech’s new DS-060 series of “ultra slim” signage players are 19 millimeters thick (0.74″) and are powered by a third-generation Intel Core i7 processor (up to 45 watts TDP). Both the HDMI and VGA outputs work simultaneously and are 1080p capable. Because the DS-060 has a Windows Embedded OS as well as support for Linux […]

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What’s Driving Your Content? Digital Signage Media Player Choices


By Angela Tang Marketing Manager, AOPEN America The different available choices in what can drive your digital signage content can be confusing. There are dozens and dozens of different media player manufacturers to choose from, offering everything from SoC (System-on-a-Chip) appliances, embedded PCs, small form factor systems, servers, standard PCs and even laptops. The decision […]

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AMX Launches New Digital Signage Player at ISE


Dubbed the IS-SPX-1000, AMX’s new digital signage player is a flash-based server with an embedded web server (metric collection capable) with HDMI and VGA outputs (generating only 2 watts of power).  Supporting every imaginable file format including JPG, MPG, H.264 and WMV files, the SPX-1000 has two simultaneous computer-video outputs and support both embedded and […]

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