Manuco Electronics distributing Digital View, the digital signage and retail media specialist, have added a high definition 1080P/60 network media player to their solid state digital signage media player family. The Remote Player 500 is a digital video and digital audio player designed for 'bullet-proof' reliability, with full support for playlist scheduling and cost effective remote networking. Running off compact flash memory, the Linux-based player supports all major HD video compression formats (MPEG4, WMV and AVI) and professional digital audio.
Digital View made their name in the digital signage market with their solid state Remote Player 300 box, the 'steel backbone' of many digital out-of-home networks including CBS outdoor's digital escalator posters in the London underground, the Life Channel's 'Community Network', Simply Media's 'Salon Network' and Pharmacy Channel's 'Pharmacy TV'. The new Remote Player 500 offers the same host of features specifically targeted to digital out-of-home, digital menu board, interactive merchandising and digital advertising and billboard applications.
The Remote Player 500 supports crystal clear video playback with full playlist scheduling and control. The media players synchronise together to enable multi-screen implementations. They also offer local interactivity options (such as button, touch screen and motion sensor interfaces) and their Linux operating system ensures trouble-free stability.
he Remote Player 500 is supplied with a free networking utility for FTP content update and on-line playlist control. For custom web interfaces and more complex content management system support Digital View have partnered with software specialists Delivering Digital.
The Remote Player 500 outputs crystal clear high definition 1080P media at 60 frames per second through HDMI, DVI, VGA, YPbPr, Composite, and S-video connectors. Supported codec formats include MPEG-1, MPEG-2 (PS, TS), MPEG-4 (DivX, XviD, AVC, H.264), QuickTime, Windows Media Video (VC1) with the following container formats (mpg, mp2, mp4, m2v, tp, avi, mov, wmv, jpg, bmp, gif). Professional quality audio is surround sound compatible digital AC3/DTS through stereo line out at 44.1kHz, 224kbit/s.
The Remote Player 500 is a compact solution that measures 8.5 in (W) x 6.2 in (H) x 2 in (H) or 217mm (W) x 148 mm (D) x 52 mm (H) and weighs 1.2lbs or 556g. It is an easy to use, 'unpack & play' solution with built-in Linux operating system and media player software. It offers high reliability and an MTBF in excess of 100,000 hours.