The InfoPanels system uses the client-server network architecture and is divided into three basic parts:
A high performance computer with the Microsoft Windows Server operating system installed, on which the Microsoft SQL Server database engine is running, which hosts the InfoPanels database system. The server also serves as a storage area for multimedia files (videos, animations, presentations, etc.). Distribution and administration of the multimedia data provided by the server is ensured by the InfoPanels Server for administrator and client station communication.
Client Station (Display)
A multimedia computer with the Microsoft Windows operating system, to which the respective display unit is connected. The InfoPanels Player application runs on the computer, ensuring the requested software content is shown on the screen, provides interactivity with the kiosk user, updates the software, checks the continuous operation of the display, activates/deactivates the display at the defined time, and communicates with external systems.
The user software for the control and maintenance of the InfoPanels system is installed on a PC with the Microsoft Windows operating system. InfoPanels Layout Editor InfoPanels Explorer. The application serves for remote system administration of the content and graphics, managing operation of individual displays, planning the content, and disconnecting displays to save energy.
The aforementioned InfoPanels system components can also be operated on one computer, which is known as a STANDALONE KIOSK.