Via Player Supports UltraHD

Via Technologies has launched an UltraHD version of its commercial grade digital signage player that supports HTML5 and H.265, the Via Alta DS 4K . The box is based on a ‘highly customise’ version of the Android OS V5.1 and a 1.4GHz Cortex-A17 quad-core SoC. It can decode video at in UltraHD resolution at up to 30fps.

The fanless chassis measures 175mm (W) x 25mm (H) x118mm (D). Outputs include one USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, one mini USB 2.0 port for COM (TX/RX), one SD Card slot, Line-out and Mic-in audio jacks, and one 1.4 HDMI port with CEC support, one CIR receiver as well as dual Ethernet ports (one GLAN and one LAN port).

Other features include 2GB DDR3 SDRAM and 8GB eMMC Flash memory. High-speed wireless networking capabilities can be added with the optional EMIO-5531 USB Wi-Fi & Bluetooth module.Compatible with the latest Android Signage Content Management apps.

Via’s Alta DS 4K Player can decode UHD Video at 30fps