Black Box iCOMPEL Content Commander Appliance for 500 Subscribers

Black Box iCOMPEL Content Commander Appliance for 500 Subscribers

Black Box iCOMPEL Content Commander Appliance for 500 Subscribers


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Product Highlights

  • Supports Up to 500 Simultaneous Users
  • Digital Content Management
  • Web-Based User Interface
  • Intel Xeon E3 Processor
  • 500GB Hard Drive and 16GB of RAM
  • Create, Schedule and Distribute Content
  • Layout and Channel Management
  • Ethernet Connectivity
  • Wide Media Support
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Black Box ICC-AP-500 overview

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Effectively manage your digital signage content with the Black Box iCOMPEL Content Commander Appliance for 500 Subscribers. This all-in-one publishing platform supports up to 500 simultaneous users and offers automatic playlists and flexible scheduling. Additionally, it features a multilingual web-based user-interface for creating, scheduling, and distributing your businesses content. As an added convenience, digital signage content can also be created locally on the player.

For processing power, the iCOMPEL Content Commander features an Intel Xeon E3 CPU. It has 16 GB of RAM for multi-tasking and 500GB of built-in storage. High-speed Internet connectivity is enabled by the device's Ethernet interface. Furthermore, this system supports Live TV, high-definition video, and external data integration. It also supports a wide variety of multimedia formats such as MPEG, JPEG, MP3, WMA, AC3, and more.

Layout Manager
This tool enables users to create unique layouts for digital media content. Layers can be closely controlled, then can overlap, they support transparency, and zones can be programmed to sync with one another through a browser based drag and drop interface.
Channel Manager
The channel manager offers enterprise-level management and scheduling of multiple channels. It incorporates workflow management to ensure that only authorized content plays on the signage network. Channels may be viewed, managed, and published from a common interface. Schedules and channel content may also be quickly accessed from this manager. The channel manager includes the facility to include a preview player in the signage network and rapidly view the content playing on any chosen channel at full resolution/frame rate. You can also schedule channel publishing during times when there are fewer demands on the network.
  • Unlimited number of screen layout zones in any position, layer, and time
  • Drag-and-drop layout editor enables multiimedia layouts
  • Incorporate RSS feeds, social media updates, and live TV
  • Reuse Web assets for dynamic, informational signage
  • Variable transparency for content and layout zones
  • Independent background audio capability
  • Deliver digital signage messages at specific times
  • Target a specific audience through scheduled playlists
  • Folder play for sub playlists of content
  • Conditional playback based on player tagging
  • Content triggering (advance to/rendezvous)
  • Multi-user management of multiple content channels
  • Content distribution to players supports USB, wired, WiFi, 3G, or satellite connections
  • Manual and automatic publishing is supporting
  • Requires separate player for live preview
  • Up to 500 simultaneous subscribers
Local Control
  • The Web-based user interfaces make it simple to manage local (ad hoc) messages and data, such as menus and venue schedules.
  • Pre-designed, simplified and branded ad hoc user interfaces
  • Designed for the novice or occasional user, ad hoc portals are easy to use Web-browser based interfaces through which users can adage local messages
  • Instant messaging to a single player or a group of players
  • Local uploading of media for automatic playback according to pre-defined rules
Additional Features
  • Supports external data integration, inter-zone synchronization, and external TV control
  • Scales from one to thousands of player networks
  • Use the multilingual Web interface to create full screen or multizone content channels
  • Wide media support (live TV, HD video, photo, Flash, Web-HTML 5, text, RSS feeds, Twitter feeds, audio
  • Free lifetime technical support and upgrades/updates
In the Box
Black Box iCOMPEL Content Commander Appliance for 500 Subscribers
  • Licensing for 500 Users
  • Power Cord
  • Open Source CD-ROM
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Black Box ICC-AP-500 specs

    Processor Intel Xeon E3
    Storage 500 GB hard drive disc (HDD)
    Memory 16 GB
    Network Connectivity Ethernet (1000 / 100 / 10 BASE-T)
    Connectors 1 x RJ-45 Ethernet
    1 x IEC320 C14 input
    4 x USB 2.0 Type A female (2 on the back and 2 on the front)
    2 x 3.0 Type A female
    2 x USB sleep-n-Charge Type A female
    1 x DVI-I female
    1 x HDMI female
    1 x DisplayPort female
    1 x eSATA
    1 x Firewire (1394a)
    5 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) audio
    1 x S/PDIF optical
    Cooling Fan
    Media Sources Video-Standard Definition (encoded up to 10 MB, except where indicated):
    MPEG2 - MP @ ML, POPAI standard 59
    MPEG2 - DVB-T, POPAI standard not supported
    MPEG4 - OpenDivX, POPAI standard E7
    MPEG4 - H.264 AVC, POPAI standard S11
    MPEG4 - DVB-T H.264, POPAI standard not supported
    Microsoft MPEG4 V1,2,3, POPAI standard not supported
    WMV V9 - VC1 (also up to 20 Mb/s), POPAI standard E4
    Apple QuickTime (SMC and RPZA codecs), POPAI standard not supported
    Video - High-Definition (up to 1920 x 1080 resolution progressive scan):
    MPEG2 - MP at HL, POPAI standards S10, S12, E6
    MPEG2 - DVB-T, POPAI standard not supported
    MPEG4 - OpenDivX, POPAI standard not supported
    MPEG4 - H.264 AVC, POPAI standards S12, E8 (1080p not available with some configurations of H264)
    MPEG4 - DVB-T H.264, POPAI standard not supported (1080p not available with some configurations of H264)
    Microsoft MPEG4 V1,2,3, POPAI standard not supported
    WMV 9 (VC1), POPAI standard E5 (1080p not available with some configurations of H264)
    Apple QuickTime (SMC and RPZA codecs)
    Animation: HTML, JavaScript and SVG (as per WebKit), POPAI Standard not supported
    Animated GIF (within an HTML file), POPAI standard not supported
    Flash (.SWF) v11, POPAI standard not supported
    Presentation: Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 (save as WMV), POPAI standard not supported
    Apple Keynote (save at MOV), POPAI standard not supported
    Still Images:
    TIFF, POPAI standard not supported
    JPG/JPEG, POPAI standard S1
    GIF, POPAI standard not supported
    BMP, POPAI standard not supported
    PNG, POPAI standards E1, E2, E3
    WAV, POPAI standard not supported
    MP3, POPAI standard S5
    WMA V1,2,3, POPAI standard not supported
    AC3, POPAI standard not supported
    AAC, POPAI standard not supported
    Text: RSS, formatted text, European languages and Greek, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Arabic in OpenType and TrueType fonts, POPAI Standard not supported
    Hard Disc:
    All media types
    IP streaming (optional)
    HTML (Web pages)
    RSS feeds (with multilingual support)
    XML files
    Supported Languages American English, Arabic, Brazilian, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, UK English
    Supported Translations Arabic Language Including: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, India, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen
    Chinese Language Including: Hong Kong, People's Republic of China, Singapore and Taiwan
    Cornish Language Including: Britain
    Croatian Language Including: Croatia
    Czech Language Including: Czech Republic
    Danish Language Including: Denmark
    Dutch Language Including: Aruba, Belgium and Netherlands
    English Language Including: Antigua, Barbuda, Australia, Botswana, Canada, Denmark, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA, Zambia and Zimbabwe
    Finnish Language Including: Finland
    French Language Including: Belgium, Canada, France, Luxemburg and Switzerland
    German Language Including: Austria, Belgium, Germany, Luxemburg and Switzerland
    Greek Language Including: Cyprus and Greece
    Hebrew Language Including: Israel
    Hungarian Language Including: Hungary
    Icelandic Language Including: Iceland
    Irish Language Including: Ireland
    Italian Language Including: Italy and Switzerland
    Japanese Language Including: Japan
    Korean Language Including: Republic of Korea
    Manx Language Including: Britain
    Norwegian Bokmal Language Including: Norway
    Norwegian Nynorsk Language Including: Norway
    Polish Language Including: Poland
    Portuguese Language Including: Brazil and Portugal
    Russian Language Including: Russia and Ukraine
    Scots Gaelic Language Including: Great Britain
    Spanish Language Including: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Cost Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay, USA and Venezuela
    Swedish Language Including: Finland and Sweden
    Thai Language Including: Thailand
    Turkish Language Including: Cyprus and Turkey
    Welsh Language Including: Great Britain
    System Requirements The ICOMPEL Content Commander requires iCOMPEL subscribers to play content (a preview player with similar specifications for designing and auditioning content is recommended
    As a store-and-forward platform, the Content Commander does not require high network bandwidth until it scales beyond many hundreds of players. Content files are forwarded only once to subscribers.
    The iCOMPEL Content Commander is compatible with most Web browsers
    Power 60 W from internal power supply unit
    Approvals CE, RoHS2, UL
    Dimensions (HxWxD) 3.0 x 11.0 x 10.6" (7.6 x 27.9 x 26.9 cm)
    Weight 9.7 lb (4.4 kg)

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