BrightSign is a market leader in digital signage solutions offering a broad range of player devices, authoring- and distribution solutions. Our ongoing partnership with BrightSign ensures the best compatibility of all BrightSign players offering HTML5 Support (at the day of publishing, all available models include HTML5 – see comparison chart).

BrightSign offers different tools to create content for your BrightSign players. "BrightAuthor connected" is available for Windows & Mac, while "BrightAuthor" is Windows-only. Both are available for download at https://www.brightsign.biz/downloads/.

Using Walls.io with BrightAuthor connected

In BrightAuthor connected, create a new "Presentation":

The easiest way is to create a "Single Zone" presentation with "HTML". Name the presentation ("Your Wall"), anf copy/paste the Wall URL (f.e. https://my.walls.io/starbucks). If you don’t have a Walls.io account yet, go to Walls.io to register your free account and create your social wall.

Click "Publish" - select the player(s), pick the presentation, click "Active All day, every day":

After a few seconds, the presentation will be displayed on the selected player(s)!

Note: in the screenshots above, we've been using the Local Content setting to transfer the presentation to the player(s) over the local network. The same process applies when using the BSN.cloud network to control your players!

For detailed instructions on how to set-up your BrightSign player network, please refer to the BrightSign documentation and help center.

Using Walls.io with BrightAuthor (Windows)

In BrightAuthor, create a new "Presentation"- In the "Media Library", look out for the "HTML5"-element and drag & drop it to the playlist timeline:

If this is the first time adding HTML5 content to your playlist, you'll be asked to "Add a site" – just enter the HTML Site Name (f.e. "Walls.io") and the URL of your wall (f.e. https://my.walls.io/starbucks):

In the next step, make sure to check "Enable external data":

Done! You can now "Publish" the presentation to your BrightSign players!

Hint: When using the BrightAuthor preview feature, it might happen that the wall is not displayed in the preview window (instead, a blank page is displayed). Don't worry, this is known issue if BrightAuthor – when publishing your presentation to the player, it will work just fine!

For detailed instructions on how to set-up your BrightSign player network, please refer to the BrightSign documentation and help center.

In case you have further questions, don't hesitate to contact the support team via the chat or support@walls.io!

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