K&D iPoster Digital Merchandising Platform Features 3 Different Media Player Options

Digital Signage

Options are plentiful when it comes to choosing a digital merchandising media player configuration for your specific application. K&D offers 3 different iPoster Media Player options. Please contact your implementation specialist for more details or specifics.

1. “Server Rack” iPoster Media Player

  • Advantages:
    • Easiest location to service, reboot, upgrade
    • Most computer friendly location, cooled, network jacks, power protected, etc.
    • 2 channels available for rate boards, employee screens, etc.
    • Easy to remotely upgrade to accept new media and feed types
  • Disadvantage:
    • Requires long distance video signaling to each screen

2. “Behind the Set” iPoster media player. 

  • Advantages:
    • Allows TV and iPoster Media Player to be located together
    • Replaceable as it is separate from the screen
    • Requires only power and network at primary screen
    • Easy to remotely upgrade to accept new media and feed types
  • Disadvantage:
    • If screen is up high, you will need ladder to service, or screen may need to be removed
    • Each screen in branch requires media player or a split signal from primary player

3. “Screen Embedded” iPoster media player. 

  • Advantages:
    • Screen and media player are a single unit
    • Requires only power and network at each screen
    • Large rollouts are simplified
  • Disadvantages:
    • If media player requires service, entire screen needs to be shipped back
    • Every screen requires a media player license
    • Media & feed types limited, future feature upgrades limited

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