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Brightsign 4K1240 – 4k Media Player for networked interactive displays

With Brightsign 4k1240 is an ultra-reliable, fan-less, solid-state, commercial 4K digital signage media player, BrightSign 4K plays native 4K H.265 video files at 60 fps via HDMI 2.0.


  • Plays native 4K content in H.265 at 60 fps via HDMI 2.0
  • Powerful video engine capable of decoding native 4K video as well as two 1080@60p videos simultaneously
  • Live HDTV playback via the ATSC/Clear QAM tuner or HDMI input to play any broadcast content – even HDCP protected content
  • Simultaneous playback from local, networked, streaming and Live TV content sources
  • Accelerated JPEG decompression for instant image display
  • Abundant content support – 4K and Full HD videos, Live HDTV, images, audio, HTML5, streaming content, 3D content, Live Text and media feeds
  • Interactivity including touch/swipe and controls connected via GPIO, serial, Ethernet for UDP commands and dual USB ports
  • S/PDIF output for pure digital and surround sound audio
  • Video wall support including mixed screen orientations and unusual display shapes
  • Supports IP streaming of Full HD video, MJPEG and audio streams and even serves video streams from local storage
  • BrightSign App compatible for user variable updates and UDP command interactivity
  • Built-in networking to update and manage your signage remotely
  • Effortless presentation creation with included BrightAuthor software
  • Internal micro SD card slot for secure content storage and playback
  • Locking power connector ensures accidents don’t happen
  • Low power consumption keeps operating costs down
  • Highly reliable solid-state platform and a slim OS – no PC down time
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BrightSign 4K is an ultra-reliable, fan-less, solid-state, commercial 4K digital signage media player delivering the very highest standards in technology for the new 4K ecosystem. BrightSign 4K plays native 4K H.265 10 bit video files at 60 fps via HDMI 2.0. Priced at under $1,000, BrightSign 4K offers all the features and capabilities of BrightSign XD1230 and will be shipping later this year.


Native 4K Playback – Plays native 4K video files at 3840×2160 resolution H.265 via HDMI 2.0 out at 60 fps.
Powerful Video Engine – Advanced video engine with superior scaling technology and uncompromised decoding power to play native 4K video content or two Full HD videos simultaneously.
HTML5 – Build engaging content using familiar development tools. Layer HTML5 assets and high-bandwidth video for flawless playback on our hardware-accelerated HTML5 engine.
IP Streaming – Supports buffered playback of Full HD video, motion JPEG and audio streams in all common formats: HLS, UDP/RTP/RTSP, HTTP, SHOUTcast, etc.
Swipe – Add the popular swipe screen control to your presentations within HTML content.
BrightWallTM – Easily create video walls using this powerful drag-and-drop BrightAuthor tool that uses a common clock to achieve frame-accurate synchronization.
Live Feeds – Instantly display updated content and live feeds without republishing the presentation using Live Data, Live Media, MRSS, Twitter, Flickr feeds and more!
Zones – Playback multiple content types on a single screen using Zones, and play video and audio playlists independently.
Live HDTV – Bring Live TV to your signage using BrightSign’s ATSC/Clear QAM tuner or HDMI Input. Even protected HDCP content can be played.

IP Streaming Server – Serve video streams from BrightSign XD’s local storage to devices on the same local area network.
Interactivity – Trigger playback from virtually any type of interactive device: barcode scanners, motion sensors, RFID, GPIO, USB buttons,
touch screens, IR remotes, serial devices, keyboards, mice, etc.
BrightSign App – Easily update messaging and interact with locally networked signage using your iPad or iPhone. This app allows you to change user variables and trigger UDP events for instant signage updates.
UDP Control – Use BrightSign’s wireless or Ethernet connectivity to interact with signage via mobile devices, deliver emergency messaging, integrate with databases, show controllers, and more.
Geo-Fencing – Play content targeted to the location of your moving digital signage using a USB GPS dongle.
Networking – Multiple networking options make it easy to update content, playback live content, monitor players and manage signage remotely.
Digital Sound – Add crystal clear digital sound to your presentations via SPDIF.
Sign Preview – Get a sneak peek of how your signage will display by viewing your presentation playback in BrightAuthor.