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FrontFace for Public Displays
Version: 3.9.8  (2019-01-29)
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  • File Size: 119 MB
  • Languages: English, German
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
  • System Requirements: .NET Framework 4.6.1
  • We recommend downloading and installing the LAVFilters Codec Pack for best video playback compatibility and performance.
  • The 14-day trial version can be updated to the full version. Your configuration will not get lost when purchasing a license!
  • Most important changes in this version:
    • New Data Provider for Weather Information and Forecasts
    • Chromium Browser Engine 64
    • Further improvements, fixes and optimizations
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Download Plugins:

Additional, specific functionality is provided as plugins for FrontFace for Public Displays. These plugins are also available for download as free trial versions. For pricing information, please see Price Information

Information Please also read the information about installing plugins!

Content Plugins:

Content Plugins can be used inside of playlist pages to display custom content or visualize data in a certain way on the screen!
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    Schedule (Trial Version)
    The Schedules and Timetables Plugin allows you to display schedules and/or occupancy plans for rooms either for an individual room or an overview for all rooms. The (live) data for the plugin can be provided as Excel file, an iCalendar ICS file, using an Exchange calendar (via EWS = Exchange Web Services) or using a calendar that is hosted on a Lotus Domino server. For this plugin also a quick start tutorial is available which is included in the download package!
    Version: 2.2.1Read Manual  Download Plugin
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    Newsboard (Trial Version)
    The Newsboard Plugin can display headlines and news from any RSS newsfeed similar to a TV-style bulletin board as seen at various news stations. It is possible to individually customize colors and font styles. If the selected RSS feed also contains images, these are displayed as well. Additionally, subtle animation effects highlight the headlines from the feed.
    Version: 1.4.5Read Manual  Download Plugin
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    Live TV (Trial Version)
    Integrate any live TV channel into your playlists in the same way as normal videos or images using a DVB-S, DVB-T or DVB-C tuner card! More details...
    Version: 2.1.1Read Manual  Download Plugin
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    Internet Explorer Web Browser (Free Free)
    This plugin allows the integration of Web pages into your playlists using the Internet Explorer browser engine. This can be helpful if you want to use any features or extensions in Web pages that are not or only partially supported by the integrated default browser engine of FrontFace.
    Version: 1.0.1Read Manual  Download Plugin
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    Dashboard (Trial Version)
    The Dashboard Plugin allows the easy visualization of any kind of data, figures or measures for various purposes with a table or tile-based layout. An XML file serves as data source that either resides in the file system (either locally or on a network share) or on a Web server (access via HTTP). This way, you can easily integrate e.g. backend database systems, SCADA or BI software. More details...
    Version: 1.2.2Read Manual  Download Plugin
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    App Integration (Trial Version)
    The App Integration Plugin allows you to integrate any Windows applications (EXE files) into your FrontFace for Public Displays playlists. That way you can even integrate external applications like e.g. Microsoft Excel, VLC Player or specialized viewer apps directly and seamlessly into your playlists.
    Version: 1.5.1Read Manual  Download Plugin
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    Accident Statistics (Trial Version)
    The Accident Statistics Board Plugin allows you to show statistical health & safety data (e.g. days since last accident, accident rate, number of lost time accidents (LTA), year-to-year comparison, etc.). You only have to update the data when an accident happens since the statistics are calculated automatically based on the current date.
    Version: 1.2.0Read Manual  Download Plugin
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    Quiz (Trial Version)
    The Quiz Plugin lets you run a trivia quiz game similar to popular TV game shows. It even supports interactivity! 100 ready-to-use questions are already included with the full version. Using the included question database editor, you can also create your own questions and answers. The full version of the Quiz Plugin is part of the Entertainment Pack which is sold separately.
    Version: 1.1.1Read Manual  Download Plugin

Event Source Plugins:

Event Source Plugins are used to trigger playlists when an event occurrs, such as a calendar appointment that becomes due or a sensor that fires!
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    External Calendar (Trial Version)
    The External Calendar event source plugin allows the integration of Microsoft Exchange calendars (via EWS = Exchange Web Services), Lotus Domino Calendars, ICS iCalendars (e.g. Google Calendars) or Excel to start playlists based on appointments in the calendar. Furthermore, you can also use appointments to assign text placeholders in your playlists. This makes the External Calendar plugin a perfect choice for implementing a convenient, time-controlled welcome board for visitors where the actual appointments can be managed using Outlook, Lotus Notes, Google Calendar or Excel.
    Version: 1.1.1Read Manual  Download Plugin
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    Remote Control (Trial Version)
    The Remote Control Event Source Plugin allows you to directly start playlists ad hoc on your player PCs. You can also fill placeholders with appropriate values on the fly or display instant onscreen notifications on the screen. With this plugin you can e.g. make welcome messages for visitors appear instantly on the screen, as a visitor arrives or implement call-up systems, e.g. for waiting rooms. The included Remote Control App (EXE for Windows and also as HTML5 App for smart phones and tablets) allows you to control the player PC remotely from any PC or tablet or you can integrate your own systems/applications by using the RESTful Web service API that is also provided by this plugin. For more information, please see the included PDF manual and our blog!
    Version: 1.0.0Read Manual  Download Plugin

For Software Developers:

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    FrontFace Plugin SDK (Free!)
    The FrontFace Plugin SDK allows you to develop your own, .NET 4 / WPF based plugins and extensions using programming languages like C# or VB.NET. A plugin can be used e.g. to retrieve data from a Web service or an external device and visualize it in a custom way in your playlist. mirabyte also offers the custom development of plugins for you on request!
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    FrontFace REST API (Part of the Remote Control Plugin)
    The Remote Control Plugin (see above) that is available separately, also includes a RESTful API that allows you to control your FrontFace Player PC(s) with simple HTTP requests. You can e.g. start playlists, fill placeholders or display onscreen notifications. Even system functions like shutting down a player PC can be invoked using the API. This allows a close integration with your existing applications and systems (e.g. Crestron or AMX).
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