MediaZone Pro Digital Signage

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MediaZone Pro™ digital signage has lineage from our original product, MediaXtreme, which debuted in 2002 as one of the most advanced systems of its day. Today, MediaZone Pro continues the tradition of excellence by running on the reliable and secure Windows® 10. Our powerful digital signage software puts to work a robust DirectX API that easily manages and schedules dynamic media with ultra high-resolution (4K UHD) support of text, aggregated data, graphics, video, and animations. Drawing on over 15 years of feedback from thousands of customers using our previous generations of digital signage software, Keywest Technology has designed the newest MediaZone Pro system to deliver the ultimate in playlist composing, scheduling and management while making it as easy to use and familiar as Windows itself.

Our composing software, MediaZone Pro Editor, is compatible with Windows® 7, 8 or 10. It uses an attractive Windows-styled user interface for drag-and-drop screen control that makes managing digital signage content a snap.

Using our built-in template builder, you can quickly design and populate up to five separate on-screen zones with various media like MPEG, H.264, QuickTime™ or Windows Media movies, Adobe® Flash® Technology, graphic content, Internet web pages, RSS data feeds and crawls, and then save and send as a completed playlist. MediaZone Pro delivers to your digital sign viewers much more than what comes in the box—it delivers results!
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SOFTWARE SPECIFICATIONS

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Our premier digital signage software –MediaZone Pro– delivers the best results with high-performance and quality player hardware. MediaZone Pro is available either as a turnkey solution that includes an advanced media player or as software-only for DIY applications. We recommend our turnkey solution, which is factory tested and approved after rigorous testing on media-optimized hardware that is guaranteed to run smoothly and reliably as a system. Our player hardware options range from a small, thin, wall-mount media player (scroll down for player specs) to a robust rack-mount design for the most demanding applications.

Or, for the do-it-yourself community, you may purchase just our software and build your own system using computer suppliers of your choice. MediaZone Pro Player software is compatible for PCs using Windows 7, 8 or 10. Review Software and Player Specifications below for further details.

MediaZone Pro Network

  • MPEG 1, 2, 4
  • QuickTime® (.MOV)
  • H.264
  • Windows® Media (.WMV)
  • AVI
  • VOB (DVD)
  • PowerPoint®
  • Adobe® Flash® Technology
  • Web page content
  • DivX
  • TV – Video (third-party option)
  • RSS 2.0
  • JPG
  • BMP
  • GIF
  • TIF
  • PNG
  • WAV
  • MP3
  • WMA

Minimum System Requirements

MediaZone Pro Editor Software: Version 3.0.0.5

  • Microsoft® Windows® 10, 8 or 7
  • Intel® Atom™2 (dual-core) 1.8GHz CPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 1GB on-board video memory
  • Direct-X 9.0
  • 600MB of available disk space
  • LAN/WAN connectivity required for digital signage system control
  • USB for non-network updates

MediaZone Pro Player Software: Version 8.0.0.7

  • Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, or 10 OS compatible
  • Intel® Atom™2 (dual-core) 1.8GHz CPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 256MB on-board video memory
  • Direct-X 9.0
  • 600MB of available disk space
  • LAN/WAN connectivity required
  • USB for non-network updates

Microsoft recommends “Compatible with Windows” applications because they have passed Microsoft-designed tests to help ensure they install readily every time and minimize the number of crashes, hangs, and restarts you experience. This all helps ensure a compatible and reliable experience with any edition of Windows including 64 bit. MediaZone Pro is compatible with Windows 7 , 8 and 10. This means:

  • Is tested for compatibility and reliability on Windows 7, 8, and 10.
  • Passed Microsoft designed tests to minimize the possibility of crashes, hangs, and reboots.
  • Represents a commitment that the product will continue to work over the life of Windows 7, 8 and 10.
  • Meets privacy standards set forth by the Anti-Spyware Coalition.
  • Installs cleanly and reliably.
  • Eliminates unnecessary reboots.
  • Ensures compatibility with Windows 7, 8, and 10 both 32-bit and 64-bit editions.

MediaZone Pro is two-part software. MediaZone Pro Editor is open license and works on any Windows 7, 8, or 10-based computer that meets the minimum system requirements. It is the content management software for all digital signage composing and scheduling. It has a built-in communication program that transfers media playlists directly to the MediaZone player(s) via FTP on a network.

The second part of the software is called MediaZone Pro Player. It is licensed per seat (CPU) and works on a dedicated “player” PC that meets the minimum requirements. It can be installed on Windows  7, 8, or 10 OS.

MediaZone Pro Editor and Player software are compatible with most high-performance PC/CPU platforms. Contact us for recommendations on your specific application, or check out our quality player hardware selection.

PLAYER SPECIFICATIONS

Keywest Technology Digital Signage Player

MediaZone Pro digital signage software combined with a dedicated media player creates a system. With the MediaZone system, you can compose, edit, schedule and deliver high-quality programs, consisting of text, tickers, RSS feeds, weather data, Internet pages, animations and most video file formats with plug-n-play usability. MediaZone digital signage players are controlled through a LAN, WiFi or USB stick.

Micro Wall-Mount Player: Order Part # MXS-MICRO-MZP

Our powerful wall-mount player comes preloaded with MediaZone Pro Player software and Windows 10. Ideally suited to mount directly behind or near flat panel displays. Includes wall-mount brackets (see spec brochure).

Rack-Mount Player: Order Part # MXS-RM-MZP

Our most robust MediaZone Pro media player preloaded with MediaZone Pro Player software and Windows Embedded Standard 7. Ideally suited for digital signage using distributed video technology to multiple locations (see spec brochure).

The image below shows input and output connection details for part # MXS-MICRO-MZP:

MediaZone Pro Player I/O Specs

The image below shows input and output connection details for part # MXS-RM-MZP:

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Our exclusive MediaZone Pro digital signage software puts you in control with an easy-to-use PC interface that gives you the creativity and dynamics of a digital signage presentation but with no rendering time required and super-quick updates –all done reliably and securely over your existing network.

MediaZone Pro  Software:

  • Affordable turnkey package designed specifically for digital signage applications
  • Space saving micro chassis’s provides installation flexibility
  • Designed to be used with digital LCD/PDP display panels at native resolutions up to 4K for sharpest image and greatest impact possible
  • Allows remote management of scheduling and media content updates over network for greatest operational efficiency
  • Wide digital media support allows producers to re-purpose existing content so production time and cost are minimized
  • MediaZone Pro software allows simple playlists or complex media sets to be developed and changed quickly with no time-wasting rendering resulting in fast updates

Physical Specification: MXS-MICRO-MZP Chassis (wall-mount included)

  • 1.1 (H) x 4.2 (D) x 5.5 (W) inches
  • 27 (H) x 107.5 (D) x 140 (W) millimeters
  • WEIGHT (actual): 1.26 lbs. (570g)

Download MICRO brochure for more specifications: MXS-MICRO Brochure

Physical Specification: MXS-RM-MZP Chassis (1-RU rack-mount)

  • 1.75 (H) x 10.0 (D) x 17 (W) inches
  • 4.5 (H) x 25.4 (D) x 43.2 (W) centimeters
  • WEIGHT (actual):10 lbs. (4.5 Kg)

Download RM brochure for more specifications: MXS-RM Brochure

MediaZone Pro Options:

Third-Party Digital TV Tuner Input:

  • (1) QAM/ ATSC/ NTSC/ CATV/ CV/ SV Inputs (not included)

Download TV Tuner recommendations:

Optional Live Stream HD Video Input:

  • (1) HDMI/ DVI/ VGA/ YUV/ Input (Rack-mount chassis only)

Download brochure for more specifications:

Optional TV Output

  • (1) TV Output (NTSC) via external scan converter (MXS-MICRO/TV option)
  • (1) YUV Component Video Output via external HDMI converter (Rack-mount part #MXS-RM/HDMI/YUV)

Included Software

  • Windows® Embedded Standard 7 (rack mount) | Windows 10 MICRO Player
  • MediaZone Pro Digital Signage (includes both Editor and preloaded Player software)

MEDIAZONE PRO EXPLAINER VIDEO

MEDIAXTREME BROADCAST OPTION

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MediaXtreme® Broadcast for local origination (LO) television and cable systems is a perennial favorite. Used by thousands of community TV channels throughout the United States, it is powered by our robust MediaZone Pro software all wrapped in a value package to ensure it remains the legacy it was designed to be.

Simply put, the MediaXtreme Broadcast system gives PEG-TV – CCTV and CATV – IPTV operators the ability to assemble media assets into a robust playlist and schedule that forms a community channel. MediaXtreme makes it easy to manage and broadcast a community channel using video, rich graphics, CG, RSS, web pages and other media sources with just one software program—MediaZone Pro!

What makes it better?

Here’s a quick run down on just what we do and do better with the MediaXtreme Broadcast system:

  • Keywest Technology’s MediaZone Pro editor blends common PC media, graphics and audio files in real time.
  • Up to five “media zones” plus a background using our handy template configuration.
  • Supports all standard PC graphic extensions and TruType fonts.

MediaZone Pro editor software gives you:

  • Template-based media management
  • Dynamic text insertion with PNG alpha key
  • Dynamic logo insertion with PNG alpha key.
  • Dynamic crawl insertion (supports up to 5) with PNG alpha key
  • Dynamic Preview Window “real sizes” media to playout in native aspect
  • Built-in support for MPEG 1, MPEG 2, MPEG-4, AVC H.264, WMV, VOB, AVI (1), and .MOV
  • Built-in support for QuickTime
  • Built-in support for Windows® Media
  • Built-in support for animated GIF logos
  • Built-in support for Flash™ animations
  • Built-in support for Web page capture via URL
  • Built-in support for PowerPoint™
  • Built-in RSS reader utility
  • Built-in Internet weather utility
  • External I/O for data sourcing and event triggers.

Where to use

  • Broadcast, CATV, IPTV and Public Access TV
    With the MediaXtreme, cable, IPTV and broadcast systems can offer value-added content over existing programming or create unique local origination channels.
  • PEG Community Information
    Turn boring cable TV community bulletin boards into something special with the MediaXtreme media server. The MediaXtreme delivers a robut media playlist with video support to liven up any community channel.
  • CCTV
    Whether it’s a club, resort or corporation, communication is key to building a cohesive community. The MediaXtreme delivers the tools needed to keep members or employees informed visually with announcements, ads, weather information and even news.
  • Educational Channel
    Highlight the latest happenings, schedules and even lunch menus at school. Completes the curriculum gap between Tech Ed classes by broadcasting assignments “on air” using school CCTV system. Use the MediaXtreme as part of digital signage system to recognize achievement in classroom, on the playing field or in other extracurricular activities.

Physical Specifications (Part # MXS-RM-MZP)

1-RU Rack Mount Chassis
1.75 (H) x 10.0 (D) x 17 (W) inches
(4.5 x 25.4 x 43.2 cm)
WEIGHT (actual):10 lbs. (4.5kg)

Standard Video & Audio (included with base model)

(1x) VGA Output (15HD)
(1x) DVI-D Output
(1x) HDMI Output
(1x) Stereo Input (3.5mm jack – background audio)
(1x) Stereo Output (3.5mm jack)

Optional Video Inputs

(1x) YUV & CV Video input capture card (part #MXS-RM/YUV)

Optional Video Outputs
(1x) YUV Component Video Output via external HDMI converter (part #MXS-RM/HDMI/YUV)
(1x) NTSC Video Output via external HDMI scan converter (part #MXS-RM/TV)

Connection I/O

(6x) USB 2.0
(2x) USB 3.0
(1x) RS-232 via 9D
(1x) 802.11 b/g/n Wireless
(2x) RJ45 100/1000 Base-T Ethernet

Environmental

Operating Temperature: 0-40°C
Storage Temp: -20°C to +70°C Non-condensing
Humidity: 90% max (non-condensing)

Data Storage

128GB SSD Standard – Expandable to 1TB with HDD option

Power

PSU: 100/240 VAC, 47-63 Hz 55W (UL/CE)

MediaZone Editor Pro Software Requirements (min.)

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP/Pro/Win7/Win8
  • Intel® Atom 1.8GHz CPU (dual-core)
  • 2GB RAM (4GB RAM with Vista, 7 & 8)
  • 1GB on-board video memory
  • Direct-X 9.0
  • 600MB of available disk space
  • LAN/WAN connectivity required for system control
  • USB for non-network updates
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