BrightAuthor BrightAuthor is a PC software application for BrightSign that makes creating, publishing and managing BrightSign presentations simple and dependable. It is the central application for all your BrightSign needs, from building and distributing your presentations to managing your entire network of remote signs via the BrightSign Network. Not only does BrightAuthor offer an intuitive user interface and a wealth of digital signage features, it is also free of charge to all BrightSign customers. BrightAuthor is continually updated to keep up with market demands and future-proof your digital signage. Design full-screen or multi-zone layouts using preset or custom templates. Build looping playlists with drag and drop functionality. Create interactive playlists by linking media files together with triggers. Add synchronization across multiple displays or between zones. Tailor playlists with slide transitions, display intervals, live video and more. Increase your creative options by adding HTML5 content to your BrightSign presentations. Layer HTML5 widgets with videos, images, etc. to deliver powerful digital signage and out-performs what each element can do alone.
PUBLISH: Add day-parting and scheduling. Ensure dependable playback with automated publishing. Directly publish to your PC, memory cards, or a network location.
NETWORK: Convenient and secure content updates Diverse real-time content feeds such as RSS media and HTML widgets Local web server configuration that gives you the ability to edit user variables within presentations and pull database content into presentations Advanced management of BrightSign Network accounts Highlights of the BrightSign XD234 media player : Single decode of either 4096 x 2160 Native 4K with Dolby Vision and HDR10, 3840 x 2160 4K UHD or dual decode of 1920x1080 Full HD video at 60 frames per second providing a flawlessly smooth and crisp viewing experience. Mosaic Mode: simultaneously play a multitude of smaller resolution videos that add up to the maximum video resolution of the player Powerful Video Engine for simultaneous playback from local, streaming or networked sources as well as accelerated jpeg decompression for instant image display with high speed transitions. Basic HTML 5 rendering. Multiply your content delivery with multi-zone layouts. Playback multiple content files on a single screen with zones Remote snapshot allows you to get a preview of what your signage playback looks like across all zones of the running presentation. Trigger playback from virtually any type of interactive device including touchscreens, motion sensors, keyboards, mice or GPIO. Create interactive playlists using the free BrightAuthor PC software. (optional accessories may be required) IP streaming of FULL HD video and audio with custom buffering settings to improve performance. BrightSign App offers simple and secure interface on iPhone/iPad allowing selection of any brightsign player connected to a local network. Update on-screen text and user variables immediately within the live presentation. Ideal for menu boards or emergency messaging Designed to operate in ambient temperatures between -20c and 70c degrees at 90% maximum relative humidity, non condensing. In addition Brightsign players have low power consumption and are designed to efficiently dissipate heat, allowing them to be installed in virtually any environment.
SUPPORTED MEDIA FORMATS
Video Codecs for 4K content : H.265/H.264 with .ts, .mov, .mp4, .mkv Video Codecs for Full HD content : H.265/H.264 with .ts, .mpg, .vob, .mov, .mp4, .m2ts Images : .bmp, .jpeg, .png Audio : .mp2, .mp3, .aac, .wav
Locking Power Connector External micro SD Slot (SDHC and SDXC); SDHC storage up to 32GB SDXC storage up to 2TB M.2 SSD PCIe Interface 12-pin Phoenix GPIO port with 8 bi-directional GPIOs 3.5mm IR In/Out 3.5mm Audio Out (analog -or- SPDIF digital, non-simultaneous) HDMI 2.0a Out Gigabit Ethernet