CRANBERRY WOODS, Pa. — Westinghouse Digital Electronics has announced the launch of neonSource, neonNow and neonPlayer products, powerful digital signage tools for the playback of content. Created for the hospitality, education, food service, retail and point-of-sale industries, the neonSource and neonNow software solutions give businesses the ability to create professional digital signage content and manage advertising.
neonSource allows businesses to showcase ads on any size flat panel display while customers are watching selected programming. Offered for displays in landscape mode, it also allows users to create their own content. neonSource features Westinghouse’s proprietary MosaicView technology that lets a business display multiple images simultaneously on one screen.neonSource allows businesses to advertise their latest product solutions, informational messages, daily specials, and promotional launches throughout the day on a timed rotation. The programming remains uninterrupted as the ads are dynamically inserted around it on the sides, top and bottom of the screen.
neonSource is aimed at bars or restaurants showing sporting events on TV. It allows the business to run banner ads or include text insertion about drink or food specials or other promotional offers. Another great example of a neonSource application is in a doctor’s office waiting room that is showing a video of a new medical procedure and/or preventive medicine information videos. neonSource allows for banner ads and text to dynamically overlaid that reminds patients to ask the doctor about the procedure for a special discount.
neonSource includes a component input for connection to external devices such as a DVD player or cable box. It can effortlessly combine movies, animations, text, graphics and live TV/video into a single frame. The graphic- and icon-based user interface allows for simple frame creation which includes the ability to drag-and-drop media files to create a content wheel of video and banner ads.
neonNow is a digital signage solution that is preloaded with professionally designed templates for businesses who do not wish to create their own content. neonNow also provides an icon-based drag-and-drop user interface design that allows for insertion of logos, ads or videos. neonNow includes several professionally produced, specific templates with customizable text features for many industries including retail/boutique, hospitality, restaurant and education. neonNow has the versatility to be run in both portrait and landscape modes with the templates offered.
neonPlayer is compact content management box with a sleek horizontal set-top-box style chassis. It has a front power button with display-status LED, and emits very little noise and heat for green-conscious business owners. Key system features include: 2.3GHz Dual Core CPU; a 160 GB hard disk drive; 10/100/1000 LAN (RJ-45); HDMI / VGA output; Analog audio output; and YPbPr Input. The software supports up to 1920 x 1080 resolution. Supported video formats include: MPG1/2/4, H.264, AVI, WMV, SWF and FLV. Supported image formats include: BMP, GIF, JPG, WMF, EMF and PNG.
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