BrightSign Announce Major Updates

BrightSign, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced significant updates to, the company’s cloud-based digital signage network management platform. sits at the core of the BrightSign ecosystem, enabling cloud-connectivity to all BrightSign players for easy, secure player and content management across any network-connected digital signage.

“In two short years, has become an integral piece of the BrightSign ecosystem,” said Jeff Hastings, CEO of BrightSign. “We have invested heavily in the platform to ensure we’re providing the functionality our customers need, and is now more robust than ever with a host of new features.”

The updates announced today improve workflow in two primary areas: player set-up and player status & controls:

Player Set-Up streamlines media player set-up with simple on-screen instructions for player activation and provisioning for any number of players simultaneously. includes a free subscription to the Control Cloud, with the ability to customize player set-up with an extensive list of partner CMS providers. Additionally, now includes the following features during the player set-up process:

  • Support for BrightSign Mobile
  • WPA Enterprise/802.1x
  • Multi-network port redundancy and prioritization
  • Streamlined single setup for custom configurations with partner CMS
  • Tagged VLAN support

Player Control and Remote Management

Real-time player control via enables users to view & monitor media player health in real time from any location, including player diagnostics and controls. With, administrators can take remote snapshots to see what’s playing on-screen, and remotely perform player reboots and BrightSign OS updates. On top of the functionality described above, now offers the following capabilities for player status & controls:

  • Real-time reporting of player network health over the previous 24 hours
  • The ability to assess SD card health in real time
  • Make real-time edits to player properties such as network settings, interface priority & data rate limiting
  • Auto-discovery & configuration of  network interfaces
  • Automatic rollback to a valid network configuration

For more information about BrightSign’s cloud-based digital signage network management platform, visit the software page. Existing users can click here for a free cloud-based subscription, and to set up any BrightSign media player on the Control Cloud.

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