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Brightsign HD223 – Full HD Media Player for networked interactive displays

BrightSign HD models are ideal for mainstream Full HD and HTML5 applications that require high reliability and ease of use. All models o er H.265 decoding, HTML5 rendering with mainstream performance, and Gigabit Ethernet. Robust interactive controls, live content features, BrightWallTM and Mosaic Mode make this set of players a perfect fit for a wide range of applications.


  • Supports H.265 encoded Full HD (1080p60) video
  • Hardware accelerated HTML5 rendering engine
  • Highly reliable media handling platform
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • S/PDIF digital audio
  • Engaging interactive controls via GPIO and UDP
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Enjoy flawless Full HD single video decoding, mainstream HTML5 performance and simultaneous playback from local, networked and streaming sources. Includes the standard I/O package of gigabit Ethernet, GPIO, analogue and digital audio.

Please note this device requires a ‘Class 10’ Micro SD 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. We can supply certified MicroSD cards and even pre-configure players with your content if required.


Model HD223 HD1023
Standard Interactive Player Expanded Interactive Player
Single 1080p60 video decoding x x
Video Codecs: H.265, H.264(MPEG-4, Part 10), MPEG-2, MPEG-1 x x
Video Containers: .ts, .mpg, .vob, .mov, .mp4, .m2ts, .wmv x x
Images: BMP, JPEG, PNG x x
Audio: MP2, MP3, AAC, and WAV (AC3 is passed through) x x
HTML5 content support x
1920x1080x24/25/29.92/30/50/59.94/60p, 1920x1080x50/59.94/60i,
1600x1200x60p, 1440x1050x60/75p, 1440x900x60/75p, 1360x768x60p,
1280x1024x60/75p, 1280x960x60p, 1280x800x60p/75p, 1280x768x60p,
1280x720x50/59.94/60p, 1024x768x60p, 800x600x60/75p,
720x576x50p/50i, 720x480x59.94/60p/60i, 640x480x60p
x x
External micro SD Slot (SDHC and SDXC); SDHC storage up to 32GB SDXC storage up to 2TB x x
USB High Speed Host Port (also supports content updates) x (Type A)
Phoenix GPIO Port (8-pin bi-directional terminal block) x x
3.5mm RS-232 Serial Port x
3.5mm Audio Out (analogue & digital) x x
HDMI 2.0a Out x x
Ethernet(Gigabit) x x
M.2 (E) Keyed Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Connector x x
Wi-Fi External Antenna Connectors x (Dual) x (Dual)
Status LEDs – Power, Error, Busy, Update x x
Reset and Service Buttons x x
Real Time Clock x x
H.265 Decoding: smaller file sizes and lower bitrates than H.264 x x
HTML5: hardware-accelerated engine that plays modular HTML assets flawlessly alongside high-bandwidth video x (Mainstream) x (Mainstream)
BrightBeacon™: 2-way Bluetooth/Beacon communication between mobile devices & signage x x
BrightWall™: synchronized playback across multiple displays x x
Zones: playback multiple content types on a single screen x x
Mosaic Mode: simultaneously play a multitude of smaller resolution videos that add up to the maximum video resolution of the player x x
IP Streaming: play streaming media x x
IP Streaming Server: serve IP streams from local storage GPIO, UDP GPIO, USB,
Serial, UDP
Interactivity: connect virtually any type of interactive device to a multitude of
interactive ports
x x
Live Feeds: Live Data, Live Text, MRSS, Twitter, Flickr, etc x x
Tagging: BrightSign Network users can assign media and player tags for highly targeted content distribution x x
BrightSign App: update signs with an iOS device x x
Geo-Fencing: trigger playback based on location (requires USB dongle) x x
Sign Preview: preview presentation playback in BrightAuthor x x
Remote Snapshot: remotely view a snapshot image of the display’s playback x x
BrightPlatesTM: easy template-based sign creation service x x
Networking: update, manage and schedule your signage x x
B-deploy: A setup feature to deploy many players at once x x
Free BrightAuthor Software x x
BrightSign Networking Options x x
USB Button Pads x x
SDHC and MicroSD Class 10 Cards (various capacities) x x
Wireless/Bluetooth Module x x
Dimensions 159.9 x 22 x 144.2mm
or 6.3 x 0.87 x 5.7 in
Weight 12 oz
Power 12V / 1.5A (18 Watts)
Multi-Country Power & Regulatory Approvals x x
Built-in Wall Mounting Brackets x x
1 year warranty, parts and labour x x
*Additional display resolutions are supported