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​Supported Content Format/Content Quality

 

The screens can display a great deal of custom developed digital content including Movies, HTML, Images, Text or data driven content.

 

The table below provides detailed description of the supported content format.

 

Content  Type
Format
Brief Notes /examples
TV
Digital & Analog
Preferably HD
Live Video
S-Video
Composite video
 
Includes output from video cameras, DVD players, set-top boxes, and so on.
 
Your NTB must be set up with:
·         The correct license.
·         A TV tuner or video capture card.
·         The appropriate video cable connecting the video device to the TV tuner card.
 
Multicast Video
MPEG-2 Transport Stream in UDP
 
External Web pages
HTML
 
Video files
H.264
Recommended type is H.264: Small file size but higher CPU load and supports high definition.
 
 
 
 
 
MPEG-1
MPEG-2
MPEG-4(ASP and AVC)
VOB
WMV 9
Images + photos
PNG (best quality)
JPEG
GIF
BMP
PNG is the recommended format for good quality and it supports transparency.
Presentation
Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010 (PPT, PPTX)
Save as WMV video – Best option for high quality and complex animations and transitions but files can be large.
Save as Adobe Flash – Supports animations and transitions but complex and fast animation may appear choppy. Creates small files.
Save as image slide show – Use if animations and transitions are not important.
 
Apple Keynote
Save as MOV video – Best option for high quality and complex animations and transitions but files can be large.
Adobe Flash
 
SWF -Adobe Flash Player version 11.