using a compute stick (from rise vision store) for video

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Currently have a digital signage network of about 50 screens with a different digital signage system, though rapidly increasing. How do users find the compute stick for video content only? We currently have a 2 hour looped video, updated every few weeks on our screens currently. I'm looking at the newer version on the rise vision store. Do they boot automatically after a power outage? And does the vice vision player load automatically once booted? Also does Rise Vision cache videos? Thanks in advance!
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Jake Smith

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Posted 2 years ago

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Hi Jake!

Just to confirm this, I got my Intel Compute Stick running, unplugged it, and plugged it back in. It fires up after a power outage like a charm!

We haven't had any issues with video so far on those compute sticks, they run like a champ!

The Player certainly does load when the OS boots up, however if there is no internet connection, you'll get a message that it can't get out, and it will retry every 1 minute to get back. Once the internet is restored, the Presentation will start again.

Videos are indeed cached on the device, however the internet must be present upon startup for the Player to begin the Presentation.

I hope that helps!
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Jake, they do fine with videos... just do not push the envelope too far with these little guys. The only obvious problem I had with them was live TV streaming. The stick apparently does not have enough juice to keep that live streaming 'live' (there is a chance that it was a software problem or combination of both). But anything else that can be pre-loaded is fine.

They also, as Robb said, boot-up automatically, but in case it does not, just change 'power management' settings in bios.
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