BrightSign Built-In

What kind of player is installed in Bluefin’s BSBI screens?
Answer : BSBI screens come equipped with the BrightSign HS123 module, a chipset from the HD3 series of players with all of the expanded HD player features.

What kind of Power over Ethernet do applicable BSBI screens use?
Answer : Screens between 10.1’’ to 15.6’’ are POE+. Screens between 19.5’’ and 32’’ are POE++’

Can Bluefin screens come without BrightSign Built-In?
Answer: Yes, our V Series Screens offer a simple, looping video feature from a micro SD card, ports for eight push buttons, and VGA/HDMI In to connect your own media player.

Do BSBI screens include CEC controls?
Answer: Bluefin screens include CEC controls. If you received a player prior to August 2018, CEC controls may be disabled by default. You can enable CEC controls from the screen menu.

How do I factory reset a BSBI player?
Answer: To reset the Brightsign player, hold down the SVC and RESET buttons on the side of the housing while plugging in the unit. You can release the buttons when the ERROR light begins to flash. To reset the screen itself to factory defaults, navigate to Restore Factory Defaults in the screen’s menu.

Can BSBI screens connect with BrightSign boxes over a network?
Answer: Yes. BSBI Screens can connect with both BrightSign boxes and other BSBI screens over a data switch.

Can BSBI screens display a live feed over HDMI?
Answer: No, BSBI screens do not have HDMI in. BSBI screens can stream HD videos, MJPEG and audio streams from the internet.

Can BSBI screens display webpages and HTML5 widgets?
Answer: Yes. BSBI screens can display web pages and HTML5 widgets within BrightAuthor presentations. Note* Heavy HTML5 usage may cause the player to experience latency.

Are BSBI screens compatible with third-party software?
Answer: BSBI screens are compatible with all third-party software developed to run on BrightSign HD players.

Can BSBI screens interact with or control eachother?
Answer: Yes. BSBI screens can interact with eachother and other BrightSign boxes via UDP commands by connecting them to a router or data switch. These interactions can be configured in BrightAuthor.

Do BSBI touch screens include multi-touch? scrolling? pinch-to-zoom when displaying web pages?
Answer: Bluefin's capacitive touch screens are capable of supporting multi-touch interactions; however, multi-touch / scrolling / pinch to zoom or other interactions must be written in HTML5.


V Series

What kind of player is installed on V Series screens?
Answer: V Series Screens include a simple looping ad player with support for seven push buttons and a motion sensor.

Is Power over Ethernet available on V Series screens?
Answer: POE is not standard on V Series screens. Contact us to learn about opportunities for customization.

Do V Series screens include CEC controls?
Answer: Bluefin screens include CEC controls. If you received a player prior to August 2018, CEC controls may be disabled by default. You can enable CEC controls from the screen menu.

Can V Series Screens display a live feed over HDMI?
Answer: Yes. V Series screens include HDMI and VGA output, allowing you to connect them to media players and computers.