VIA Android System Media Player

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VIA Android-Based Media Players are cost-effective, power-efficient solutions designed to allow customers to quickly create customized Android-based signage solutions.

ALTA DS Series

Developed for the Android operating system, the VIA ALTA DS series is an all-in-one system-ready solution for managing dynamic displays for cost sensitive high volume segments where high performance video and connectivity are paramount for enhanced customer engagement. Applications range from digital signboards, digital menu boards to Out of Home Advertising (DOOH) across abroad spectrum of retail, hospitality, entertainment, transportation, corporate to entertainment environments.
Also included is a Signage Starter Kit for Android which provides a set of APIs for the Android application to access services provided by the VIA ALTA DS hardware and the Android system itself, serving to speed development time.

ALTA DS 2

ALTA DS 2

  • Commercial-grade fanless Android digital signage system
  • High-performance 1.0GHz dual core VIA Elite E1000 Cortex-A9 SoC
  • Dual-screen with extended & independent screen content support
  • Capital Networks™ Audience™ for Android certified
  • Signage solution pack including customized Android 4.4.2 BSP with VIA Smart ETK

Datasheet

ALTA DS 2 Datasheet

ModelALTA DS 2
Processor1.0GHz VIA Elite E1000 Cortex-A9 dual-core SoC
Gigabit EthernetRealtek RTL8111G-CG
Graphics Card3 integrated, independent 2D/3D and video processing units
Graphics engine supporting OpenGL® ES 3.0 hardware acceleration
Supports MPEG-2, VC-1 and H.264 video decoding up to 1080p
Supports H.264 encoding
Ram4GB eMMC Flash memory
Up to 16GB eMMC (optional)
2GB DDR3 SDRAM onboard
Storage4GB eMMC Flash memory
Up to 16GB eMMC (optional)
Supports 1 2.5" SATA HDD/SSD (Project-based only)
AudioWolfson WM8960 Audio Codec
Front I/O 2 USB 2.0 ports
1 SD card slot
2 Audio jacks: Line-out and Mic-in (shared with CIR, optional)
1 Power on/off button & power indicator LED
Rear I/O2 Mini USB 2.0 ports (optional)
- 1 for Wi-Fi
- 1 for UART1 TX/RX
2 HDMI-out ports (1 optional)
1 Mini HDMI-in port (optional, project based support)
1 Gigabit Ethernet port
1 DC-in jack
Power12V DC-in (typical: 5.12W)
SystemAndroid 4.3
Size175mm(H) x 25mm (H) x118(D) (6.88" x 0.98" x 4.64")

ALTA DS 4K

ALTA DS 4K

  • Fanless ultra-compact Android digital signage system
  • Hardware acceleration of the most demanding video formats for resolutions up to 1080p
  • Rich I/O connectivity features including HDMI and VGA (optional) ports
  • Scala Android Player, Scala Android HTML Player and Scala Android HTML Enhanced Player certified
  • Signage solution pack including customized Android 4.0.3 BSP with VIA Smart ETK

Datasheet

Model NameALTA DS 4K
Processor1.4GHZ ZX-2000M Cortex-A17 quad-core SoC
LANRealtek RTL8211FS-CG
GraphicsIntegrated 2D/3D and video processing units
Graphics engine supporting OpenGL® ES 3.0 hardware acceleration
Supports MPEG-2, VC1, H.264 and H.265 video decoding up to 3840x2160p30
Supports H.264 encoding
System Memory2G DDR3 1600MHz SDRAM
Storage8GB eMMC Flash memory
AudioWM8960 Audio Codec
Front Panel I/O2 USB 2.0 ports
1 SD card slot
2 Audio jacks: Line-out and Mic-in
1 Power on/off button with power indicator LED
Back Panel I/O1 HDMI port
1 USB 3.0 port
1 Mini USB 2.0 port for COM (TX/RX)
1 Gigabit Ethernet port
1 10/100Mbps Ethernet port
1 CIR receiver
1 Antenna hole for Wi-Fi
1 DC-in jack
Power Supply12V DC-in
Operating SystemAndroid 5.0
Dimensions175mm(W) x 25mm (H) x118(D) (6.88" x 0.98" x 4.64")
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