How do I set what gets displayed?
Within Yodeck, there are 3 simple concepts:
- Media, which are things that you create or upload to Yodeck and get displayed, like image files, video files, YouTube links or web site addresses. You
can use media as a
content for your monitors.
- Playlists, which are a collection of media that gets displayed one after the other, with a duration that you specify (e.g. to create an image slideshow or video playlist)You
can set playlists as your default content on your monitors.
- Layouts, which are a composition of playlists placed on a virtual monitor (e.g. a full-screen image slideshow with a video playing on one corner) which
is where you
the layout on a virtual monitor for the media, playlists and other
files you want displayed. Layouts are a collection of files or widgets
you want displayed together.
After you create your layouts, you can assign a layouts as a Default Content to each of your monitors.
How do I set when things get displayed? How can I schedule what get shown?
Beyond the default layout, media or playlist assigned to each Player , you can also assign it a single schedule. The schedule determines the exact time a layout, media or playlist gets displayed. So, for example, you can setup a different layout for ...
What is better to use with Yodeck, a PC monitor or a TV set?
Let's see some pros and cons! TV Sets Pros TVs come in large sizes. It is relatively cheap to get a 32"-55" sized TV set. Almost all TVs have HDMI inputs, so it is easy to connect them to a Yodeck Playbox (or any other type of player). TVs also have ...
What about Internet outages? What will happen to my monitors?
Content displayed on your monitors is downloaded and played locally. In an event of Internet outage, Yodeck-enabled monitors will continue to work fine, at least for 30-35 days. But you will not be able to change what gets displayed until Internet ...
How many items can be displayed on a single monitor at the same time?
You can display any number of image slideshows, webpages and widgets at the same time. If the widgets you use require a lot of processing and the hardware is not up to it, you might notice some sluggish animations depending on the type and content of ...
In the "Videos" section, you can upload and manage your Videos. Your video files are uploaded to Yodeck and then are made available to your monitors, or you can use YouTube videos by proving their link. The Videos listing provides the following ...