What are the requirements for digital signage?

Digital signage requirements are listed below.


  • Note: Department that is moving from FourWind with existing hardware are exempt from the below requirement until their hardware refresh cycle ends.                                                                                                                                                                                                       
  • A desktop PC with a static IP and at least the following hardware:

○ 2 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor*
○ 4 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 4 GB RAM (64-bit)
○ 32 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
○ DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver.
* Base level specifications, assuming IW Player is the only application running on the device, 
additional performance requirements may apply based on use case. 

  • Required Software:
    • Windows machine (running Windows 7 or later) with .NET Framework 4.6.2 or higher.
    • VC++ Redistributable 2005
    • Flash Player
  • Monitor must be:
    • Commercial grade 24/7 Large-format Display
    • LED-Direct Lit LCD Display
    • Monitor size should be within 48" to 65" (contact ACCC first if you want to use a different size for your application)
  • The PC must join Active Directory and set to auto login via GPO. (ACCC will place the computer in a special OU with GPO for auto-login, and firewall configuration.)
  • If an audio/video extender is needed, please make sure it can feed 720i or 1080p resolution.
  • The PC must be on the digital signage vlan (vlan610).
  • Request static IP by creating a RT ticket to ACCC Network(Click link to use template).
  • Must follow all other requirements as defined in the UIC Digital Signage Guideline.

Keywords:Industry Weapon, Windows 7, Windows 10, Active Directory, GPO   Doc ID:93039
Owner:Scott R.Group:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
Created:2019-07-10 12:41 CSTUpdated:2019-08-30 10:48 CST
Sites:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
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