March 23, 2009: Digital View, the digital signage and retail media specialist, has added a high definition 1080P/60 model to its solid state media player family, with full support for interactive applications across digital merchandising and museum applications.

London, UK (PRWEB) March 23, 2009 -- Eye-catching video media and interactivity have been proven to engage customers and en-rich visitor experiences. The Viewstream 500 offers crystal clear digital video and digital audio and is designed for 'bullet-proof' reliability. It supports fast response interactivity with 16 function button controls, touch screens, motions sensors, barcode scanners, and RS-232 serial port control.

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Running off removable flash memory, the Linux-based player supports all major HD video compression formats (including MPEG4, WMV & AVI files) and professional digital audio.

Digital View is the major global supplier to the retail media and museum market, with over 100,000 digital video presentation systems in the field. Its Viewstream range offers a host of features specifically targeted at point-of-purchase (POP) messaging, product demonstration, digital merchandising, customer information kiosks, digital docents and museum information systems.

The Viewstream 500 is designed to be used as both stand-alone player with local USB content update, and with network connectivity for on-line update. Local content scheduling and playlist management is handled using DV Studio Plus (supplied by Digital View free of charge), and cost effective remote networking.

About The Viewstream 500
The ViewStream 500 outputs crystal clear high definition 1080P media at 60 frames per second through HDMI, DVI, VGA, YPbPr, Composite, and S-video connectors. Supported codec formats include MPEG-1, MPEG-2 (PS, TS), MPEG-4 (DivX, XviD, AVC, H.264), QuickTime, Windows Media Video (VC1) with the following container formats (.mpg, .mp2, .mp4, .m2v, .tp, .avi, .mov, .wmv, .jpg, .bmp, .gif). Professional quality audio is surround sound compatible digital AC3/DTS via stereo line out at 44.1kHz, 224kbit/s.

The ViewStream 500 is a compact solution that measures 8.5 in (W) x 6.2 in (H) x 2 in (H) or 217mm (W) x 148 mm (D) x 52 mm (H) and weighs 1.2 lbs or 556g. It is an easy to use, 'unpack & play' solution with high reliability and an MTBF in excess of 100,000 hours. The unit comes with a 3 year warranty.

About Digital View Group
Established in 1995, Digital View Group ( is a supplier of specialist electronics for the in-store and museum media market. The company's products have been used in digital merchandising projects for Proctor & Gamble, Nokia, L'Oreal, TAG Heuer, Hugo Boss, Unilever, Coca Cola, Philip Morris, Hasbro, Bosch, UK National Lottery amongst many others.

In 2007 Digital View sold its Remote Transfer digital signage software division to EnQii Media. The company has sales offices worldwide in Morgan Hill, CA, London, and Hong Kong.

Find out more about how the Viewstream 500 is changing the retail media landscape

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