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BrightSign Announces Major Updates to

BrightSign has 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.

Jeff Hastings, CEO of BrightSign, said, “In two short years, has become an integral piece of the BrightSign ecosystem. 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 improve workflow in two primary areas: player set-up and player control and remote management:

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 customise 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 prioritisation

Streamlined single set-up for custom configurations with partner CMS

Tagged VLAN support

Player Control and Remote Management

Real-time player control via enables users to view and 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 and  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 and data rate limiting

Auto-discovery and configuration of network interfaces

Automatic rollback to a valid network configuration

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