Digital Signage directly in the browser
Google Chrome browser
a browser for (almost) any device
With a current market share of more than 50%, Google Chrome browser is the most frequently used browser in the world. The clearly structured and lean Google Chrome OS is predestined for general office applications and can easily be turned into a real digital signage device through an integrated Kiosk mode. The Chrome browser is available for most of the common operating systems (Linux, OS X and Windows) and Chrome OS which makes the viewneo Player App compatible for almost any device.
viewneo Player App for Chrome
quick digital signage solution for the browser
The viewneo Player App for Google Chrome browser is available in the Chrome web store from version 47. The initial setup only takes a few steps to get you up and running faster.
Chrome browser with Chrome OS
clearly structured, lean and optimized for digital signage
The combination of the viewneo Player App and a Chrome OS device makes an extremely powerful digital signage device. Any device running with Chrome OS can be used as a digital signage hardware device because of an integrated Kiosk mode. Even your Google Chromebook makes a great digital signage device in spite of being an everyday object.
widespread availability – Linux, OS X or Windows
The viewneo Player App can be used on any platform containing the Chrome browser at version 47 or more. Whether it’s Linux, OS X or Windows. Each of these platforms are supported except mobile platforms like Android or iOS.
The browser: a major plus
Perfectly presented web content with Google Chrome browser
|viewneo Player App with Chrome OS||viewneo Player App without Chrome OS|
Linux, OS X, Windows
|resolution||HD, Full HD, UHD - depending on hardware||HD, Full HD, UHD - depending on hardware|
|Kiosk mode||integrated in Chrome OS||No - keypad can not be locked completely|
|automatic playlist update||yes||yes|
|playback formats||videos, images, documents (PDF, PowerPoint, Word), websites and social media (Youtube, Twitter, Facebook)||videos, images, documents (PDF, PowerPoint, Word), websites and social media (Youtube, Twitter, Facebook)|
|Simultaneous playback of videos in one template||unlimited - depending on hardware||unlimited - depending on hardware|
|support of rotation||yes||no|
|support of serial interface for display timer||yes - tested with AOpen Chromebox||no|
viewneo Player App with Linux, OS X or Windows
The hardware requirements listed below refer to devices that run with a Linux, OS X or Windows platform. These requirements were defined on the basis of tests using different platforms. They furthermore represent a desired status. Videos used in templates show a high resolution of 1280 x 720.
In order to display content smoothly and as desired, especially multiple videos at the same time, we recommend hardware configuration to be as follows.
|operating system||Ubuntu version 14.04||OS X 10.11 El Capitan||Windows 7|
|Google Chrome browser||from version 47||from version 47||from version 47|
|processor||Intel Core i5 with 4 x 3.2 GHz||Intel Core i5 with 4 x 2.5 GHz||Intel Core i5 with 4 x 3.4 GHz|
|RAM||8 GB RAM||8 GB RAM||8 GB RAM|
|graphics||Mobility Radeon HD 5430||Intel HD Graphics 3000||NVIDIA GeForce 210|
|wireless LAN or Ethernet||min 10/100-Mbit/s||min 10/100-Mbit/s||min 10/100-Mbit/s|
|storage||depending on size of playlist||depending on size of playlist||depending on size of playlist|
|simultaneous playback of videos within one template||7||7||5|