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NEXCOM International Co., Ltd.

Multi-Media Solutions
PowerDigis V2 Player
User Manual

NEXCOM International Co., Ltd.
Published August 2012

www.nexcom.com

Contents

Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction�������������������������������������������������������������1

Presentation ������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 18

1.1 Manual Objective�����������������������������������������������������������������������������1

3.3.4 Scene Editor�������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 20
3.3.5 Content Design �������������������������������������������������������������������������� 22

1.2 Architecture�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������2

3.4 Scheduling a Presentation��������������������������������������������������������������23

1.2.1 PowerDigiS Player�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 3
1.2.2 Web-based Presentation Designer������������������������������������������������� 3

3.4.1 Export/Import a Schedule File������������������������������������������������������ 24

CHAPTER 2: Player system installation and configuration����4

Chapter 4: Player Web Management Console����������������������25

2.1 Player Cable Connection������������������������������������������������������������������4

4.1 Access Control List�������������������������������������������������������������������������25
4.2 TV Channel Setting������������������������������������������������������������������������26

2.1.1 Managing Player from a separate ������������������������������������������������� 4

4.3 Firmware Update����������������������������������������������������������������������������26

management PC/ laptop���������������������������������������������������������������� 4

4.4. Miscellaneous�������������������������������������������������������������������������������27

2.1.2 Managing Player directly��������������������������������������������������������������� 5

4.5 Import/Export Player Profile Settings�����������������������������������������������29

2.2 Player Management Console Login��������������������������������������������������6

4.6 Player Control��������������������������������������������������������������������������������30

Chapter 3: Player web management console�������������������������7

4.6.1 Performing Player Actions������������������������������������������������������������ 30

3.1 Player Status������������������������������������������������������������������������������������7

4.6.2 Configuring RS232 Command����������������������������������������������������� 31

3.2 Player Setting�����������������������������������������������������������������������������������9

4.7 Player Message������������������������������������������������������������������������������32

3.2.1 Configure Network Setting������������������������������������������������������������ 9

4.7.1 Composing Emergency Message������������������������������������������������� 32

3.2.2 Configure Time Setting��������������������������������������������������������������� 10

4.7.2 Composing Notification Message������������������������������������������������ 33

3.2.3 Configure Display Setting������������������������������������������������������������ 11

4.8 Player Alert������������������������������������������������������������������������������������34

3.3 Creating a Presentation������������������������������������������������������������������12

4.8.1 Configuring Alert Notification Event ������������������������������������������� 34

3.3.1 Designer Wizard�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 12

Settings��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 34

3.3.2 Manage Content ������������������������������������������������������������������������ 13

4.8.2 Configuring Alert Email Notification
Settings��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 35

Add Labels������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 16

4.8.3 Enabling Alert Email Settings������������������������������������������������������� 36

3.3.3 Creating/ Editing a New/ Existing

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4.9 Player Log��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������37
4.9.1 Application/ System Log�������������������������������������������������������������� 37
4.9.2 Proof of Play�������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 38
4.9.3 Enabling Log Email Alert Setting�������������������������������������������������� 39

Chapter 5: Interactive Presentation Design & License
Upgrade������������������������������������������������������������������������������������40
5.1 Interactive Presentation Design�������������������������������������������������������40
5.1.1 Interactive Presentation Design���������������������������������������������������� 40
5.1.2 Scene Editor�������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 41
5.1.3 Content Design��������������������������������������������������������������������������� 43
5.1.4 Event Trigger Tree List������������������������������������������������������������������ 45
Create Touch Events���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 45
Create GPS Events������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 49

5.2 License Upgrade�����������������������������������������������������������������������������51
5.2.1 Online License Upgrade��������������������������������������������������������������� 51
5.2.2 Offline License Upgrade�������������������������������������������������������������� 52

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Chapter 1: Product Introduction

Chapter 1: Introduction
1.1 Manual Objective
The objective of this User Manual is to provide a comprehensive
understanding of the PowerDigiS Digital Signage Player. Specifically,
user will be able to reference this manual for assistance with the
following:

• PowerDigiS Player overview
• Detailed descriptions of PowerDigiS Player features and UI functions
• Step-by-Step PowerDigiS Player system installation and configuration
• procedures
• Basic and advanced settings for PowerDigiS Digital Signage Player
• configuration

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Chapter 1: Product Introduction

1.2 Architecture
The PowerDigiS Digital Signage Player is a range of network based
digital signage appliances designed to address a broad spectrum
of digital signage applications. It integrates hardware and software
technology seamlessly in digital signage application to provide high
performance media player system and feature rich software solution
tailored to handle high quality play of a great variety of multi-media
contents on single or multiple display devices.

Web User
Remote Access Control for
Scheduling and Content Changing

Internet

Train Station / Airport
Firewall

LAN

Wireless AP

ADSL/ Cable Modem

A comprehensive suite of presentation design, media player,
presentation scheduler and web management tools are included with
PowerDigiS solution package which makes for simplified deployment,
management and operation of digital signage applications.

Internet

Satellite

Shopping Mall / Hospital

CMS
Server

Back-end Equipment

LAN

Wireless AP

ADSL/ Cable Modem

The PowerDigiS Digital Signage Player is composed of the following
major components:

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Passers

PDS Player

CATV Network

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Passers

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multi-media presentations can be easily saved and scheduled for the PowerDigiS Player remotely The PowerDigiS Web-based Designer allows users to design the presentation via Player or CMS Management Console for a single or multiple Players. By using LAN/WAN. • Playback ability of most of standard multimedia file types • Player start/stop/pause/reboot/shutdown control • Display resolution setting support • Daily/Weekly/Monthly/Annual presentation scheduling support • Screen rotation function (landscape/portrait) support • Output to multiple display devices. from simple text messages to advanced combinations of ticker with dynamic animations. TV channels or flash movies to through wired or wireless network. clone or combined • Picture/video wall feature support • Live TV program playback support • Instant Emergency/Notification message display support Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co.2 Web-based Presentation Designer The PowerDigiS Player is pre-installed with all required software for digital signage application to display multi-media presentations on single or multiple display devices in accordance with user preferable time and sequence. presentation. All Rights Reserved. independent. • Easy drag and drop content (play item) from content list to specific zones • Support unlimited scenes and up to 9 zones in each scene • Support both Default Layout Templates and User Defined Templates • Images animation effect in each independent zone • Web-based UI for intuitive. This handy tool gives users the freedom and flexibility to add.2.1 PowerDigiS Player 1. Ltd. modify and control different types of rich media files. video files.Chapter 1: Product Introduction 1. pictures. central management and easy operation • Import/Export Presentations for more flexibility with Presentation design in different Players 3 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual .2..

Step 2b Connect another end of LAN cable to LAN port 1 on the hub.1 Player Cable Connection Step 4 Plug the DC end of the power adapter into the power connector of the PDS You can use either of the following measures to configure the Player cable connection: Player unit. Step 2c Plug another LAN cable into Management PC/laptop LAN port Step 2d Connect another end of LAN cable to LAN port 2 on the hub. plug the AC end to an electrical outlet. Step 2a Plug a LAN cable into PDS Player LAN port 1. Step 1b Connect another end of the cable to your display.. 4 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual .Chapter 2: Player system installation and configuration CHAPTER 2: Player system installation and configuration 2. Step 3a Plug the third LAN cable to LAN port 3 on the hub Step 3b Connect another end of LAN cable to the Cable Outlet Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co.1.1 Managing Player from a separate management PC/ laptop Step 1a Choose the video output (DVI/VGA/HDMI/LVDS) you would like to use to connect the cable. 2. Then. All Rights Reserved. Push the Power button and the PDS Player will power up immediately. Ltd.

Then.1. Push the Power button and the PDS Player will power up immediately. Step 1a Choose the video output (DVI/VGA/HDMI/LVDS) you would like to use to connect the cable.Chapter 2: Player system installation and configuration 2. Ltd. Step 2b Connect another end of LAN cable to Cable Outlet Step 3 Plug the mouse cable into USB pen drive 1 on PDS Player Step 4 Plug the keyboard cable into USB pen drive 2 on PDS Player Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. 5 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . plug the AC end to an electrical outlet.. All Rights Reserved. Step 2a Plug a LAN cable into PDS Player LAN port 1. Step 1b Connect another end of the cable to your display.2 Managing Player directly Step 5 Plug the DC end of the power adapter into the power connector of the PDS Player unit.

• Provide overall system information • Support Service Restart. Ltd. All Rights Reserved..2 Player Management Console Login The Player Web Management Console is an user interface which enables user to remotely control and administrate PDS Player. type “password” first to switch the default background image to the desktop. including designing and scheduling the presentation. Select the language you would like to use. System Reboot and Firmware Update features • Monitor and control major system services • Manually select default TV channel for Player • Schedule presentations to be played at specific time as predefined • View and download Proof of Play message file. If you log into Player Management Console directly from the Player. launch the browser and type in http://localhost to access the console. Use the following combo to log into Player Management Console: Username: administrator Password: welcome Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co.Chapter 2: Player system installation and configuration 2. managing Player’s configuration as well as monitoring Player system information. Currently English and Traditional Chinese are available. 6 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . launch the browser and type in DHCP IP address appearing on the display attached to the Player to access the console. If you log into Player Management Console from a PC/laptop.

including PDSAgent Service Set. Service info provides Player main services status. Apache Server. You can also view Player Service. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Hardware and Network Traffic info on the bottom of the same page. Hardware info provides Player hardware configuration details. From this page. including Player Name. the first page you see is Player Status.1 Player Status After you log into the Player Console. All Rights Reserved. you can view Player information.. 7 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Current Playing Presentation and Display Mode. Number of Display.Chapter 3: Player web management console Chapter 3: Player web management console 3. IP Address. MySQL Server and System Log Monitor. Software Version. Ltd.

Chapter 3: Player web management console Network Traffic provide daily/weekly/monthly Player network bandwidth usage info. All Rights Reserved.. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. 8 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Ltd.

1 Configure Network Setting • Click “Network” from the lower left panel • Enter Player name and location info • Select Ethernet type: dhcp or static • If you have selected static IP. Next we are going to introduce the basic settings you need to configure for Player before you proceed with your presentation design. ACL and TV Channel.Chapter 3: Player web management console 3. manually enter DNS server IP • Enter CMS server IP if you want to register Player to a specific CMS server • Click Save Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co.. All Rights Reserved. Miscellaneous and Profile settings. 9 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Time.2. including Network. Ltd. 3. Please refer to Chapter 4 “Advanced Settings for Player” for more advanced settings steps for Player. Display.2 Player Setting Player Setting allows user to configure different types of settings for the Player. Firmware Update.

10 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual .2 Configure Time Setting • Click “Time” from the lower left panel • Select Time Zone from the dropdown menu • Select Date and Time from the calendar • Check Time Server checkbox and enter time server info of to configure a time server • You can also set up daily time to automatically power on/off and reboot Player • Click Save Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co.Chapter 3: Player web management console 3.. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.2.

All Rights Reserved. 11 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . • Change the settings for Display Resolution. Orientation and Mode if for visible display area • Click Save to go back to basic Display Setting necessary • Enter Remark info if necessary • Click Save After you are done with the basic Player settings. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co.2.3 Configure Display Setting • Click Advanced button if you want to further set the border pixel size • Click “Display” from the lower left panel • The default settings of the attached display are displayed in this area.Chapter 3: Player web management console 3. you can proceed to Designer to create your own presentation.. Ltd.

1 Designer Wizard Designer Wizard allows user to manage content files. Ltd. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co.Chapter 3: Player web management console 3.3. All Rights Reserved.3 Creating a Presentation 3. create a new Presentation or edit an existing Presentation.. 12 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual .

99G and you can upload up to 100 files for single upload. All Rights Reserved. Ltd.. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Step 4.Chapter 3: Player web management console 3. You can click “x” next to delete any content file or click All Cancel button to delete all the selected files. The maximum upload limit is 1.3.Select any multimedia content file from your local storage .2 Manage Content Click Manage Content to add new content files or manage the content files you previously created. Add Content from you local server Step 1 Click “Add Content” icon at the top of the page Step 2. 13 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Click Start Upload to upload the files. Step 3.

Enter the name of the ticker in the Content Name field Step 3.. Flash. Web and Streaming file formats. Click Add to add the link Step 4. All Rights Reserved. Click “Add Ticker” icon on the top Step 2. Video. Currently we support Image. 14 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Select the Transition effect. Enter the URL link Step 2. Click “Add Link” icon at the top of the page Step 1. From the dropdown menu. Click Save Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. You can either enter a RSS link or create your own message content.Chapter 3: Player web management console Add URL link Add Ticker Step 1. select the URL type. Audio. Font Color and Size and Speed for the ticker Step 5. Ltd. Step 4. Step 3.

The corresponding TV format will be automatically detected based on the TV signal and country selected. You can add specific channels to your favorite channel list by . The scanned TV channels will be listed in the Channel List. highlighting the channel and clicking Step5. Select the compatible signal from Support Signal dropdown menu.. All Rights Reserved. 15 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Below steps will show you how to configure your TV channel setting: Step1. Select the country where the player is located. Ltd. you can use TV Channel Setting Tool to scan TV Channels and manage your favorite channel list. Step3.Chapter 3: Player web management console Add TV Channel If you have purchased Nexcom TV Scanner Module. Click Add to allow your TV channel setting to take effect. You can only select one signal at a time. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Step4. Step2. Click Scan.

In the pop-up window. Step 2. Ltd. Repeat Step 3 to create more labels Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. From the label list. Add Labels Step 1. select one more labels to be assigned to previously selected content files. Follow the below steps to further label the content files if necessary: Step 5.Chapter 3: Player web management console After all the content files are created. All Rights Reserved. You can see the assigned labels listed in the content table. Click Add. enter a new label name and click Create Label button Step 4. 16 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Click “Add Labels” icon at the right top of the content table Step 3. select the files to be labeled. you can see them listed in the content table.. From the content table.

All Rights Reserved.Chapter 3: Player web management console Remove labels Step 1. After you have done with content management. Ltd. If you want to delete a file. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Click Remove button. Step 2. Click “Remove Labels” icon at the right top of the content table Step 3. select the files to be un-labeled. You can also choose to filter the files by label or file type. select the labels to be removed. 17 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual .. From the content table. From the label list. next you can proceed with creating a new presentation or editing an existing presentation. click Delete button at top-right of the page.

(We will use time-based here as an example. Select “New Presentation” Step 4.3. Select Presentation Type.) Step 2.3 Creating/ Editing a New/ Existing Presentation Step 3. 18 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Enter Presentation Name and click Continue Step 5..) Creating a New Presentation Step 1. All Rights Reserved. (We will use single screen here as an example. Click Continue to enter Scene Editor page Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Ltd.Chapter 3: Player web management console 3. You can select up to 4 screens. Select Screen Amount. Select Orientation (Landscape or Portrait) Step 6.

Chapter 3: Player web management console Editing an existing presentation Step1. Ltd. 19 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Select an existing presentation and click Open to directly go to Scene Editor to edit your presentation.. Step2. All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Select “Open”.

Ltd.Chapter 3: Player web management console 3.4 Scene Editor Step 5. You can adjust the zone size by either dragging the zone or go to the Zone properties at the bottom of the page to do more further settings. you can either create your own scenes with up to 9 zones in each Scene or simply choose scenes from the Default Templates that best fit your layout design. Step 1. In Scene Editor. All Rights Reserved. Click Add Scene icon Step 2. Repeat Step 1 & 2 to create more scenes and zones Step 4. change the background image or color for your scene) by going to Scene properties on the bottom of the page.3.. 20 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Click Add Zone icon to draw the first zone Step 3. You can do further scene settings (Name your scene.

Click Delete Scene and Delete Zone icons to delete scenes/ zones if necessary Step 7.. All Rights Reserved. Ltd.Chapter 3: Player web management console Step 6. 21 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Click Continue to continue your content design Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Click “Save As Template” if you want to save the scene for future use Step 8.

All Rights Reserved. Please note you can only add the same type of contents in each zone. You can check the total duration of your scene in Scene Properties at the bottom of the page. select a video file previously created and drag & drop to A zone. Add Contents to Zones Step 1. Or manually enter the duration of each playitem in the Playitem Properties. Step 6. Repeat Step 1-4 to add more contents to the zone. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Next select Schedule from the left function panel to schedule your Presentation Step 5.5 Content Design In Content Design page.Chapter 3: Player web management console 3. Select the ticker previously created and drag & drop to C zone Step 4.3. Adjust the content playback duration in each zone by dragging the file with the mouse. you can easily drag & drop single or multiple media content files to each zone and adjust the content playback duration as desired. Step 6. Here we will show you how to add the contents to the layout you just created. Click Save & Exit to finish content design Step 7. Select the image file previously created and drag & drop to B zone Step 3. From the Content List. Step 2.. 22 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Ltd.

From the Presentation List. Step 1. From the Screen dropdown menu. Step 3. 23 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . annual as well as any specific time. Step 2. select the presentation previously created and then drag & drop to the specific time slot on the right. End Date (2011-12-5).. Select “Daily” for playback frequency of the Presentation. Below is an example to show you how to schedule the Presentation for a specific screen from 0:00 to 23:00 with daily playback until the date you specify. Or select Presentation Start Date.4 Scheduling a Presentation Schedule page allows you to schedule your presentation by screen. You can also select to view your schedule by day/week/month. Step 4. Step 5. Start Time and End Time. The presentation will be applied to Player according to the preset schedule. Click Save to save your schedule Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co.Chapter 3: Player web management console 3. (0:00-23:00) in Schedule Properties below. monthly. select the screen to schedule presentation with. You can drag and drop to schedule your presentation or single playlist hourly. Step 3. Ltd. Drag down the bar to adjust the presentation playback duration. Then select the date (2011-12-31) you want the frequency to end. All Rights Reserved. daily.

4.1 Export/Import a Schedule File You can also export the schedule file to be applied to another Player or import an existing schedule file to apply to this Player. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co.Chapter 3: Player web management console 3. 24 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . All Rights Reserved. Ltd..

1 Access Control List Access Control List provides role based access control for high security of Player Management Console. Step4. From Player Setting sub-menu. Ltd. Select the role to be assigned to this account. Click “x” if you want to delete an account Step5. Step6. Step2. All Rights Reserved. Enter account name and password.Chapter 4: Advanced settings for player Chapter 4: Player Web Management Console 4. Repeat Step2-4 to add more accounts. select Access Control. You can click Permission to get an overview of each role functionality.. 25 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Step5. Step3. Follow below steps to create an account: Step1. Click Save to save the setting Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Click Add Account button.

A pop-up window will appear confirming the setting is successful. From the Channel dropdown menu.Chapter 4: Advanced settings for player 4. You can view update process in the Process Manager table. select a default channel Step2. Click Apply. Step1. follow below steps: Firmware Update function provides current installed software version and allows you to upgrade to a newer version by clicking Firmware Update button. Ltd. 26 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual .3 Firmware Update TV Channel setting provides you currently paying channel info and also allows you to change the default channel immediately. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. To change the default channel.2 TV Channel Setting 4.. All Rights Reserved.

4. select an image to be Player default background image. Currently Change default background image function is available. 27 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Click Default to set the default background image. Follow these steps to change Player default background image: Step3. Ltd. From the Content List.Chapter 4: Advanced settings for player 4. Miscellaneous contains extra settings for Player. Step1.. All Rights Reserved. Click Browse Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Miscellaneous Step2.

Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co.. 28 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Step5. click Control. Ltd. Click Restart to restart Player Service to make the setting take effect.Chapter 4: Advanced settings for player Step4. All Rights Reserved. Go to the Management sub menu.

Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co.Chapter 4: Advanced settings for player 4. 29 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . All Rights Reserved.5 Import/Export Player Profile Settings You can import an existing Player Signage Profile if you have deployed multiple PowerDigiS player systems which all share the same configuration. You can also export current Player profile setting for later use. The Signage Profile should have been saved somewhere in your local drive.. Ltd.

Reset to Factory Default. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. 4. Click Reset if you want to Reset Player to Factory Default Settings Step5. Click Actions button on the bottom of the page Step3. Select Control from the Management sub menu Step2.6 Player Control Player Control function allows you to control Player system. All Rights Reserved. Reboot System and configure RS232 Command setting.Chapter 4: Advanced settings for player 4.1 Performing Player Actions Follow below steps to perform Player actions: Step1. Click Restart if you want to Restart Player Service Step4.. including Restart Service. 30 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual .6. Click Reboot to Reboot Player System You can also view last Player actions time on this page. Ltd.

Enter the name of RS232 command Step10.2 Configuring RS232 Command Follow below steps to configure RS232 command: Step1. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. From the Data Bits dropdown menu.6. From the Stop Bits dropdown menu. 31 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . From the COM Port dropdown menu. From the Baud Rate dropdown menu. All Rights Reserved. select the baud rate to be used. From the Parity Control dropdown menu. Step3. Click Save. Step7.Click RS232 Command Step9. Step6. Step5. Step2. select the parity control type to be used. select the stop bits to be used. click TEST to verify if the RS232 command configuration works. select the data bits to be used. select the COM port to be used.. Enter the command Step4. Ltd. Step8. After you complete all the required setting for RS232 command configuration.Chapter 4: Advanced settings for player 4.

You can also view how message appears on the top screen picture.7. All Rights Reserved. Select Message Under Management menu Step2. Click Save to save the message to the Message List This feature can be applied to broadcast news. new advertisement or product promotion information at any given time. Ltd. Step8. Enter the message content Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. 4. the Player Web Management Console allows you to send quick emergency and notification messages to the Player through signage network in a short time without the need to walk through the presentation design and scheduling process Step6.1 Composing Emergency Message Follow below steps to compose an instant Emergency Message: Step1. 32 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual .Chapter 4: Advanced settings for player 4. emergency message.7 Player Message If you need to display urgent message on the player monitor screen. Click Emergency Message button Step3. Enter the Title name you want to save with this message Step4. Enter the Topic name for this message Step5.. Click Disable if you want to remove the message from the display Step7. Click Enable to post the message to the Player display immediately.

Click Notification Message button Step3. Enter the Title name you want to save with this message Step4. color. Click Save to save the message to the Message List Step7.. Step8. Select the font size.Chapter 4: Advanced settings for player 4. You can also view how message appears on the top screen picture. Click Disable if you want to remove the message from the display Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Select Message Under Management menu Step2.2 Composing Notification Message Follow below steps to compose an instant Notification Message: Step1. You can select Top.7. All Rights Reserved. Click Enable to post the message to the Player display immediately. Step6. Ltd. 33 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Center or Bottom. Enter the message content Step5. animation effect and where the message should appear on the display.

you will see appear next to the abnormal events on the top of the page.1 Configuring Alert Notification Event Settings Step 1. Check the Player Alert Events you want to be notified. If any Player event value is out of normal range. If you want to reset the settings back to the default. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Enter the normal value range for the Events. Select Alert under Management menu Step 2. Step 4.Chapter 4: Advanced settings for player 4. Step 5. Ltd. Click Save to save the settings. Click Notification Events button Step 3.8. 4. All Rights Reserved.8 Player Alert Player Alert page allows you configure Player Alert Setting as well as Alert Email Notification Settings. click Reset to Default button. 34 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual ..

Ltd. 35 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual .8. Click checkbox if you want to Enable SMTP Authentication Step 4. All Rights Reserved. Step 3. Type in Account name and Password Step 5. Click SMTP Settings Step 2.Chapter 4: Advanced settings for player 4. Enter SMTP server relevant info.. Click Save to save the setting Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co.2 Configuring Alert Email Notification Settings Step 1.

Check Email Alert to enable email alert setting Step 3. Ltd. Enter the Subject of the Email Alert Step 4.8. All Rights Reserved. 36 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Select Notification Step 2. Type in the recipient’s email address to have them receive the alert email Step 5.3 Enabling Alert Email Settings Step 1.. Click to add the email recipients into the Send to List Step 6. Highlight any email recipient email and click Remove Recipient if you want to remove it from the list.Chapter 4: Advanced settings for player 4.

9. You can view the filtered log raw data appearing on the top of the page Step 5. Click Filter. To view Application/System logs.1 Application/ System Log Application and System Logs provide you with important info on Player application and system events. 37 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual .Enter the date range to filter the log within a specific time period Step 4. including Application Log. Select Log from the left main functional panel Step 2. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. You can select to view all messages or just a particular type of message by filtering messages with a specified date range. click Export to CSV File to export the logs into a csv file. Ltd. All Rights Reserved. From the Log Type dropdown menu. System Log and Proof of Play messages. follow below steps: Step 1. 4. select Application Log/ System Log Step 3.Chapter 4: Advanced settings for player 4..9 Player Log Log page provides you with information on different types of Player Logs. If you want to save the logs to your local machine.

From the Log Type dropdown menu.. All Rights Reserved.9.Chapter 4: Advanced settings for player 4. Ltd. Refer to Step 3-5 in Viewing Application/System Event Logs to filter and export the log to you local machine. 38 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . select Proof of Play Step 2.2 Proof of Play Proof of play is the term used in digital signage to record presentation playback summary and raw play logs which keep track of what content file was played as well as the date and time when it was played and the playback duration. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. To view proof of Play logs. follow below steps: Step 1.

Select Disable if you do not want the screenshot activity to occur. Step 7. 39 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. You can keep them up to 2 months. Step 8. Click to add the email recipients into the Send to List Step 6. Highlight any email recipient email and click Remove Recipient if you want to remove it from the list.From the Proof of Play History dropdown menu. Enter the Subject of the Log Email Alert Step 4. The old messages will be cleaned up automatically afterwards. Step 9. Select Notification Step 2. Type in the recipient’s email address to have them receive the log alert email Step 5.3 Enabling Log Email Alert Setting Step 1. If you want to take screenshot of your Player display activity. Ltd. select the time you want to keep Proof of Play logs.9.. All Rights Reserved. The minimum and maximum intervals are 1 minute and 5 minutes.Chapter 4: Advanced settings for player 4. Check Email Alert to enable log email alert setting Step 3. you can select the time interval from the Screenshot Frequency dropdown menu.

Currently we support touch and GPS events. Step 2. Follow below steps to create an account: Step 1. but also gives user flexibility to create an interactive presentation using Event Trigger tree list. With this feature. 40 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Enter Presentation Name and click Continue.1. Open Designer and select “New Presentation”.Chapter 5: Interactive Presentation Design & License Upgrade Chapter 5: Interactive Presentation Design & License Upgrade 5. Ltd. Access Control List provides role based access control for high security of Player Management Console. Below are steps that show you how to create these specific triggered events. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. you can predefine different trigger methods and correspondingly triggered events for your presentation..1 Interactive Presentation Design Our Designer not only allows user to create an time-based presentation.1 Interactive Presentation Design 5. All Rights Reserved.

Ltd. Select Screen Amount. Step 3. Repeat Step 1 & 2 to create more scenes and zones. Step 5. You can adjust the zone size by either dragging the zone or go to the Zone properties at the bottom of the page to do more further settings. Step 1. change the background image or color for your scene) by going to Scene properties on the bottom of the page. you can either create your own scenes with up to 9 zones in each Scene or simply choose scenes from the Default Templates that best fit your layout design.2 Scene Editor Step 4.. Click Add Scene icon. You can do further scene settings (Name your scene. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. 41 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . You can select up to 4 screens. All Rights Reserved.) In Scene Editor. (We will use single screen here as an example. Step 2. Click Continue to enter Scene Editor page.Chapter 5: Interactive Presentation Design & License Upgrade Step 3.1. Step 4. Click Add Zone icon to draw the first zone. Step 5. Select Interactive for Presentation Type. 5.

42 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . All Rights Reserved. Step 8. Click Delete Scene and Delete Zone icons to delete scenes/zones if necessary. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Click “Save As Template” if you want to save the scene for future use. Ltd.Chapter 5: Interactive Presentation Design & License Upgrade Step 6. Step 7.. Click Continue to continue your content design.

Step 3. you can easily drag & drop single or multiple media content files to each zone and adjust the content playback duration as desired. Step 5.3 Content Design In Content Design page. Step 6. Ltd. Here we will show you how to add the contents to the layout you just created.1. Step 2. Or manually enter the duration of each playitem in the Playitem Properties. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. You can check the total duration of your scene in Scene Properties at the bottom of the page.Chapter 5: Interactive Presentation Design & License Upgrade 5. Add Contents to Zones Step 1. From the Content List. Step 4. Repeat Step 1-4 to add more contents to the zone.. All Rights Reserved. 43 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . select a video file previously created and drag & drop to A zone. Adjust the content playback duration in each zone by dragging the file with the mouse. Please note you can only add the same type of contents in each zone. Select the image file previously created and drag & drop to B zone. Select the ticker previously created and drag & drop to C zone.

Step 8.. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. All Rights Reserved. Click Save & Exit to finish content design. 44 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Next select Schedule from the left function panel to schedule your Presentation.Chapter 5: Interactive Presentation Design & License Upgrade Step 7. Ltd.

Chapter 5: Interactive Presentation Design & License Upgrade 5. When user touches the touch screen. select Touch. Default scene is the home scene where the sequential events can be triggered from. All Rights Reserved.1. you can create multiple touch areas on the scene and adjust their location and size. After you have done with scene editing and content design.4 Event Trigger Tree List Step 2.. it sends a command to Player and triggers the playback of the pre-defined playlist. The touch event setting window will appear as below. We will give an example here to show you how to create an interactive presentation with predefined touch and GPS event settings. From this window. Then click the default scene to set the event. Click home icon in the root layer to set the default scene. 45 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . From the Event Type dropdown menu. Create Touch Events The user-friendly GUI allows you to define active areas and corresponding actions. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Ltd. Follow below steps to create touch events: Step 1. you can go on with interactive presentation design using Event Trigger Tree List on the next page.

Step 4.. You will see the touch events you created appear in the Event Trigger tree list. Click “Add” icon to add a touch area on the scene. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co.Chapter 5: Interactive Presentation Design & License Upgrade Step 3. You can drag the mouse to adjust the location and the size of the touch area. Click OK. Repeat this step to create more touch areas. Ltd. All Rights Reserved. 46 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual .

47 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Step 6. Ltd. From the Event Trigger list. then it will lead you back to the default/home scene.. Then Click OK. click the touch even icon you just created and select the triggered scene from the Set Event Scene pop-up window. All Rights Reserved. Note: if you select default scene as a event scene. Repeat Step 5 to set event scene for other touch events created. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co.Chapter 5: Interactive Presentation Design & License Upgrade Step 5.

Ltd.Chapter 5: Interactive Presentation Design & License Upgrade Step 7. 48 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. You can then click the event scene to create more touch events and trigger scenes as below. All Rights Reserved..

make sure to click “Marker” to fix Coordinate 1 & 2. East. Then you can select which from which direction the vehicle enters/exits from this area the event will be triggered. GPS technology integration provides excellent location-based digital signage. In addition to touch events.. you can also create GPS events in the same interactive presentation. Enter the GPS event name in the Event field. Step 7. From the Event Type dropdown menu. Follow below steps to create GPS events. 49 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . select GPS. Click the default scene icon in the Root Layer to set a new event. User can define playlists for each location on the Google map to be displayed in moving vehicles. South. Ltd. Step 4. Next you can select “In or Out” of this GPS event. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Click “Add” icon to add this event to the GPS Event list on the right. click Coordinate1 first to drag to specific spot and then click Coordinate 2 to define the GPS event area. You can select “N/A” if no specific direction is defined or North.Chapter 5: Interactive Presentation Design & License Upgrade Create GPS Events Step 5. Step 3. Step 2. West or multiple directions if required. You can either manually enter the values of Longitude & Latitude of this location or simply drag the Coordinate on Google Map to define the area of the GPS event. If you choose to drag the Coordinate on the map. If you choose to manually enter the Longitude & Latitude values. “In” means the event will be triggered if the vehicle enters this area while “Out” means the event will be trigger when the vehicle exit from this area. All Rights Reserved. Step 1. Step 6.

. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. Note: if you select default scene as an event scene. Repeat above steps to create more GPS events and correspondent triggered scenes. Step 10. 50 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual . All Rights Reserved.Chapter 5: Interactive Presentation Design & License Upgrade Step 8. You can see the GPS event you created appear in the Event Trigger tree list. Click the event to select the triggered scene. Ltd. then it will lead you back to the default/home scene. You can also click the event scene to create more GPS events and trigger scenes as below. Step 9.

Ltd. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co. After your request has been confirmed. All Rights Reserved.1 Online License Upgrade Currently there are three licensing packages for PDS user to choose from: Follow below steps to upgrade Player license: • Free Bundle – Free purchase. Please contact Nexcom sales if you wish to change/upgrade your Player license.. Click “Update”. Step 2. TV Step 1. you can do online license upgrade through Player management console or offline upgrade. • Basic Bundle (Content Playback) – Includes various media codec.2 License Upgrade 5. Step 3. You can see the current license type for the Player. Click “License Type Check” if you want to check special features each license has to offer. Click License Upgrade to upgrade Player license type. 51 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual .Chapter 5: Interactive Presentation Design & License Upgrade 5. Supports free media playback codec. including touch and GPS interactive presentation design. • Advanced Bundle (Event Trigger) – Integrates with Event Trigger functions. tuner and streaming protocols support.2.

2. Ltd.Chapter 5: Interactive Presentation Design & License Upgrade 5. 52 PowerDigis V2 Player User Manual .. All Rights Reserved.2 Offline License Upgrade If there is no network setting configured for your Player. please contact Nexcom sales for offline license upgrade procedure. Copyright © 2012 NEXCOM International Co.