Provides the power to transform static spaces into engaging environments
Taipei, Taiwan, 12 June, 2014 – VIA Technologies, Inc today announced the VIA Video Wall Mini, a fanless all-in-one solution capable of driving up to four displays using a single player.
The VIA Video Wall Mini has been specifically designed to enable retailers, restaurateurs, coffee shop owners, and other small businesses to overcome the limitations of single-display digital signage systems and transform their spaces into immersive multimedia environments that stimulate increased engagement with customers.
By combining a single fanless player that supports up to four displays at stunning resolutions of up to 1920 x 1080 with the powerful VIA MagicView™ content management platform, the VIA Video Wall Mini not only reduces the cost and complexity of multi-screen installations but also simplifies the broadcasting of a diverse array of high-definition multimedia programming throughout the space. The displays can be deployed in a variety of separate and stitched configurations, including 2 x 2, 1 x 4, and 4 x 1, to provide small business owners with additional flexibility to customize their installations to meet their specific needs.
“As the demand for digital signage grows in retail and other segments, the limitations of single-display systems are becoming increasingly apparent and more and more customers have been asking us for cost-effective multi-display platforms that are easy to deploy and manage,” commented Epan Wu, Head of the VIA Embedded Division. “With the VIA Video Wall Mini, our aim is to address this growing need by providing a highly flexible and affordable all-in-one solution that is ideal for transforming almost any environment with inspiring installations.”
VIA Video Wall Mini Player
The VIA Video Wall Mini features a rugged ultra-reliable fanless player that has been designed to withstand the rigors of 24/7 operation in the most demanding digital signage installation environments.
Powered by a 1.0GHz VIA QuadCore E-Series processor and VIA VX11PH Media System Processor, the player delivers optimized performance for a full range of advanced multimedia applications and supports two videos running at resolutions of 1080p and four videos running at 720p.
The VIA Video Wall Mini player features four HDMI-out ports that support four displays at resolutions of up to 1920×1080 and can also be configured with optional HDMI and VGA input ports to enable the integration of cameras for security and surveillance applications. Additional I/O features include two USB 3.0 ports, one Gigabit Ethernet port, two audio jacks and one DC-in jack on the front panel, and two USB 2.0 ports, one COM port for RS-232/422/485, and one DIO port for 8-bit GPIO on the rear panel.
To ensure optimum integration flexibility into a wide range of networked signage environments, the player can also be equipped with a choice of optional USB and PCIe WiFi and 3.75G HSPA/UMT mobile broadband modules.
VIA MagicView™ Content Management Software
The VIA Video Wall Mini features VIA MagicView™, a powerful and flexible content management platform for designing, distributing and displaying digital signage content. Providing advanced functions such as schedule management, client monitoring, reporting and secure network, VIA MagicView™ makes it easy to freely arrange content across the system’s screens to deliver the maximum impact in a diverse range of environments such as hospitality, retail, entertainment, restaurants, and a host of other public spaces.
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VIA Video Wall Mini at Infocomm
VIA will display the VIA Video Wall Mini at Infocomm, held in the Las Vegas Convention Center from June 18 – 20. The VIA booth is N211 in the North Hall.
About VIA Technologies, Inc.
VIA Technologies, Inc is the foremost fabless supplier of power efficient x86 processor platforms that are driving system innovation in the PC, client, ultra mobile and embedded markets. Combining energy-saving processors with digital media chipsets and advanced connectivity, multimedia and networking silicon enables a broad spectrum of computing and communication platforms, including its widely acclaimed ultra compact mainboards. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, VIA’s global network links the high tech centers of the US, Europe and Asia, and its customer base includes the world’s top OEMs and system integrators. www.via.com.tw