New Software and Firmware Versions Available

There are new beta versions of BrightSign firmware and BrightAuthor software available on the Software Downloads page. The firmware download section is located below the BrightAuthor download section; scroll further down the page to find everything you need.

The following is a short summary of each update. For a more comprehensive list of new features, improvements, and bug fixes, please view the release notes, which are located on the Software Downloads page and contained in each .zip download file.

We’ve uploaded the new BrightAuthor User Guide 3.7 and Plugins and Parsers Tech Note to reflect important changes and additions to the BrightAuthor software. For developers, the BrightScript Object Reference Manual has also been revised to reflect some of the changes to the system software of the player.

BrightAuthor Version

This version of BrightAuthor includes a new channel scanning feature and revamped channel tuning functionality for the XD1230. Other new features include audio streaming, custom device web pages, expanded User Variable commands and options (EDID and system parameters), and network diagnostics when setting up players. You can also upload presentations with HTML5 content to your BrightSign Network account for remote scheduling and distribution.

This version also has numerous bug fixes, including some substantial improvements to the Live Text state. We’ve also provided a fix for GPS event issues caused by conflicts with certain Windows regional settings.

Firmware Version 4.6.43

This firmware update is intended for the following BrightSign models:

  • XD230
  • XD1030
  • XD1230
  • HD120
  • HD220
  • HD1020

Note that the update files for XD and HD players are different. Make sure to use the download link that corresponds to your player model.

Both XD and HD updates feature extended single-touch support for several touch screens, as well as functional and graphical fixes for Ticker zones.


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