|Travel back to medieval Cracow with a Nexcom digital signage player|
|Thursday, 17 November 2011 13:17|
A Nexcom digital signage player has been deployed within an underground museum in Cracow, Poland. The museum, home to relics, monuments and scale models, uses advanced computer technologies to recreate the atmosphere of the middle ages.It utilises multiple displays, touch screens and other devices to bring the city's magnificent history to life. This crowd pleasing display is driven by NEXCOM's high performance NDiS 163 digital signage player which is programmed from a remote location.
Cracow was once Poland's capital city and the artistic, cultural, academic and economic hub of the nation. To showcase the city's former glory, the museum; with the help of NEXCOM's NDiS 163 digital signage player; decided to use cutting edge technology to bring ancient Cracow to life. NDiS 163 is a Fanless Digital Signage Player which is powered by Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2.26GHz processor with GM45 chipsets and Graphic Media Accelerator 4500MHD; this superb technology enables it to deliver high-resolution images and video up to 1080p. In addition, the NDiS is equipped with a multitude of I/O interfaces including VGA, DVI-D, HDMI and SPDIF. In Cracow, the NDiS 163 is utilized to play a wide variety of eye-catching content including animations, 3D holograms, 3D digital reconstruction of buildings, multimedia posts, documentaries and films. The NDiS 163, is positioned as a high-performance digital signage player and is designed to deliver spectacular visual and sound effects. In the Cracow museum, large-size LCD, plasma, touch and projection screens are used extensively. A 3-meter wide screen has been set up to display a video of medieval marketplace scenes. In addition, Major events in the history of Cracow are played on a 190 degree projection screen. Thanks to NDiS 163, tourists are immersed in the thriving culture of ancient Cracow.
Like many digital signage systems, the one deployed by the museum is controlled remotely. Though located in Cracow, NDiS 163 is controlled from data center which is many miles away from the museum. With built-in network interface, NDiS 163 can transmit control signals, audio data, and video data over Ethernet. One of the main features of the NDiS 163 is the platforms outstanding reliability and durability. It is housed in a rugged fanless chassis which gives it exceptional resistance to dust. The unit's aluminum construction acts as a heat sink, enabling the NDiS 163 digital signage player to faithfully perform its duties without rest. With help from Microdis Electronics, the Polish computer distributor, comprehensive aspects of Cracow's history are unveiled with a combination of imagination and digital signage. Using NDiS 163, the museum enables tourists to participate in the fascinating history of Cracow in medieval times.