(Leeuwarden, The Netherlands--September 12, 2008) New on the marketplace but based on years of broadcasting and digital signage experience, 1080dots is about to provide an affordable, easy to use and powerful tool for creatives who want to make their creations themselves. 1080dots is planning to introduce its first product, 1080dots DS Player, on October 10, 2008.
Always wanted to be able to show off your creations on a display yourself? 1080dots has designed software to help you do just that. You can continue to work with Adobe® Photoshop® as your designer tool, drop your creations in the 1080dots DS Player and you’re ready to go. Additionally, 1080dots software is optimized for the Black Magic Decklink series of video cards.
Key features of the 1080dots DS Player are: Full HD video output with multiple smooth scrolls, automatic converting of layered Adobe® Photoshop® files into a Digital Signage template, and flexible play-out management.
The 1080dots DS Player is the first of three products scheduled to be released within the coming twelve months. The launch of the stand-alone player 1080dots DS Player will be followed by: The 1080dots DS Player+, which adds playlist control, content updates over the internet, and content scheduling, as well as enabling an open XML connection with any open Content Management System. And the 1080dots DS Online will provide you with a Content Management Solution especially for Digital Signage, integrating seamlessly with the 1080dots DS Player+.
“ Our mission is to enable all Video, Web and DTP designers to easily create a high quality Digital Signage solution at low costs. To achieve this, we have focused our efforts into designing the right software, providing easy-to-follow manuals and tutorials, and making available adequate support for the 1080dots community. We are convinced that we can now deliver on our promises.” said Siebolt Lettinga, CEO at 1080dots. “To keep us focused on our goal, we at 1080dots say: 1080dots, inspired by creatives”.