ClearOne Enters DS Market
Using a media player dubbed IMPRESS, ClearOne's first digital signage solution includes capability for Adobe Flash and H.264 video content. Designed for use with ClearOne's IP-based VIEW AV distribution and control system, IMPRESS will broadcast messaging with HD content to what they say is a “virtually a limitless number of displays.” IMPRESS allows remote access and control from PCs, plus popular tablets and mobile platforms such as Android, Apple and BlackBerry devices.
IMPRESS IM100, the rack-mountable hardware engine of the new system, includes inputs for analog audio and video sources, and also provides an Ethernet port, an RS-232 port and USB ports. IMPRESS Composer, the system's Windows-based software, is a software solution for creating, managing and publishing content over Ethernet networks. The product’s signage features include four regions for crawling text and static contents, display support for HD 1080p video, 16:9 and 4:3 formats, 1GB internal RAM and a 160GB hard drive.
IMPRESS is scheduled for shipment in late July 2011 priced at $5,999 MSRP.