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Brightsign HD1020 – Full HD Media Player for networked interactive displays

With Brightsign HD1020 you can engage your audience with a wide range of interactive options using GPIO, USB, serial and UDP devices, while delivering networked content for a truly impressive display.


  • Delivers Full HD 1080p video playback
  • Includes a robust media handling platform for superior video and image playback performance
  • Supports looping video displays, interactive kiosks and networked content playback
  • Offers multi-zone and full screen layouts supporting video, images, text tickers and RSS media feeds
  • Supports interactive controls via GPIO, USB, Ethernet and serial ports for buttons, lighting, touch screens, UDP commands and show controller applications
  • Network enabled for:

Updating content from a remote location
Live Text and integration with networked databases
RSS media, Twitter and Flickr feed playback
IP streaming from IP cameras supporting the RTSP unicast streaming protocol
Creating unique video wall displays
Networked interactivity through UDP commands
BrightSign App compatible for user variable updates and UDP command interactivity

  • Utilizing dynamic playlists to update a set of content without republishing an entire presentation
  • Contains a real-time clock for date and time zones, scheduling and dayparting
  • Packaged in an ultra-compact size and easily mounted out of sight
  • Offers HDMI and VGA connectivity
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The BrightSign HD1020 is fully featured and extremely versatile. It supports a wide range of applications from stand-alone looping displays to interactive kiosks, synchronized video walls and networked content delivery. Looping and interactive playlist creation, presentation publishing and content management are made simple using the included BrightAuthor software.

This top-of-the-line model also lets you easily keep content fresh and relevant without ever leaving the office, using the included networking capabilities. Simply choose one of our BrightSign networking solutions that meet your needs. We offer versatile and scalable solutions beginning with free basic content delivery to complete hosted network management.

Please note this device really requires a ‘Class 10’ SDHC Flash card for playback speed. Use of slower SD cards will not guarantee HD playback. A 4GB card should provide roughly one hour of HD material at MPEG-2 quality – depending on the encoding.

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Hardware Solid-state design. No moving parts. Steel
chassis with wall-mounting brackets.
Formats Video Containers: MPEG-2 transport & program streams, ASF, MP4, MOV, AVCHD/BDAV
Images: BMP, JPEG, PNG
Audio: MP2, MP3, AAC, and WAV. AC3 is passed through
Dimensions 124.8 x 32.2 x 136.6mm (W x H x D) excluding mounting brackets and connectors.  Weight 471gm
Power Separate universal plug-top power supply.
5VDC @ 2.8A, 10.5W
Video Outputs HDMI digital, VGA 15-pin analogue
Video Output resolutions 1920×1080 @60p, 60i, 59.94p,59.94i, 50p,
50i, 30p, 29.97p & 24p; 1280×720 @60p, 59.94p & 50p; 1360x768x60p;
1280x800x60p; 1280x768x60p; 1024x768x60p; 800x600x60p; 720x576x50p;
720x480x60p & 59.94p; 640x480x60p, SD (PAL/NTSC)Note: not all video modes are supported for both HDMI and VGA outputs.
Audio Outputs 1 x stereo (line level) on 3.5mm socket.
Network Ethernet 10/100Mbps
Storage Format Removable SDHC card. Speed rating: Class 6 or higher. All memory sizes up to 32GB accepted.
Or Removable SDXC card.  All memory sizes up to 2TB accepted.
Max. decode bit-rate 25Mbps
Connectors and indicators Front panel: GPIO control port 15-pin DRear panel: Power in 2.1mm jack, VGA out 15-pin HDD, HDMI out HDMI 19-pin.

Side panel: Power, Busy, Update, Error LEDs, SDHC card slot, Audio out stereo 3.5mm jack, USB port

Expansion module: Connects to BrightSign by USB. Provides additional audio and headphone ports, 2 additional USB ports, 18 GPIO lines, optical SPDIF output, DIP switches, 3 analog audio outputs,.
Live video feed adaptor: Provides a live SD TV video feed to BrightSign via USB.