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The 4K Revolution Driving Advances in Playback Technology

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As consumers grow accustomed to 4K video, organizations from restaurants to transportation providers are upgrading their digital signage equipment. But making the transition to 4K is not without its challenges, as it demands media players that support new video codecs, advanced I/O, and a processor capable of driving captivating images at high frame rates while minimizing platform power consumption and remaining out of sight. Fortunately, digital signage OEMs are bringing such media players to market on the backs of 6th and 7th generation Intel® Core™ processors, helping improve engagement in virtually any market.

This white paper will teach digital signage operators:

  • About factors driving the 4K digital signage revolution
  • How 6th and 7th generation Intel® Core™ processors and integrated Intel® HD Graphics 530 support this transition
  • About off-the-shelf media players that feature these processors alongside broad wireless connectivity, remote management, and External Display Identification Data (EDID) protections