ATLANTA, GA — Visix, Inc. has unveiled the latest update of its premier digital signage software application, AxisTV version 7.0.9. The release includes a variety of new features, enhancements and a few bug fixes for a significantly improved user experience. Additionally, the release delivers greater overall application performance, improved network integration for diverse IT infrastructures and support for multiple browsers.
Features and enhancements to the user interface streamline the process of managing single or multiple channel players; creating, editing and scheduling digital signage content; and creating, modifying and applying layouts to any number of media players.
The new display layout tools provide users with a library of layouts matching the most commonly used display resolutions in 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios. The stock designs ensure that users’ digital signage content is well organized and accurately displayed on virtually any plasma or LCD. The display editor also supports a browser-based WYSIWYG editor for servers supporting .NET clients, as well as a native display layout editor. This easy-to-install application resides on the local PC and operates as a client application free from the common limitations found in the typical browser.
An enhanced layout scheduler allows users to sort and view schedules by day of week, start time and time line, and provides visual previews of scheduled layouts. Newly added display warnings alert the user to gaps or overlaps in schedules.
A new device management interface provides users with the ability to easily manage one or more channel players simultaneously. Users can add, change and remove players, or initiate functions such as remote refresh, reboot and or shutdown for one or multiple players. Users can also sort players by device name, description or DNS name/address. The interface also tracks both video window overlay and video stream licenses and eliminates the need for users to configure the device’s native UX.
Additional enhancements and features include a media importer that enables users to simultaneously import multiple graphic and media files to the content server. Existing clients will also notice faster refresh performance in the user interface. Additionally, the release includes enhanced tuner card support; display mode management for normal and emergency/alert messaging; old message purging; detailed error reporting; greater support for customers utilizing proxy servers; and the elimination of known .NET conflicts.
The AxisTV v.7.0.9 upgrade is available for download from the company’s web site and is free of charge to current Software Maintenance and Support Agreement (SMA) clients. New content server and channel player orders received by Visix after May 9, 2008 will ship imaged with the most recent release to minimize deployment configuration requirements and field upgrades.
Visix, Inc. designs, develops and supports a suite of software applications that allow users to create, import and manage their visual communications from anywhere and to deliver those messages to virtually any endpoint.
The company offers digital signage software, room and event scheduling solutions, and applications for targeted messaging to desktops and portable devices. Each of these products works independently or can be integrated into scaleable deployments from a single display to large networks. This comprehensive approach to on-time communications – from concept to delivery – provides systems including software, hardware and distribution accessories, as well as multi-tier service and support options to manage and maintain dynamic visual communications.
Contact Visix at 800.572.4935 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Parties interested in additional information about Visix, AxisTV, MeetingMinder™, and MessageBlox™ visual communications products should visit the Visix web site at www.visix.com.
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