Find the Perfect Digital Signage Device for You

We make playing content on your screens simple, but with so many options for media devices it can sometimes be hard finding the right one. Answer a few quick questions about your digital signage project, and we'll help you pick the right device for your business.

Asus Chromebit

The Asus Chromebit CS10 is a powerful HDMI stick running Chrome OS which can be configured to launch into kiosk mode, making it ideal for digital signage. We recommend Chrome OS devices run in kiosk mode for which you will need an additional Chrome Enterprise subscription license.

Chrome OSChrome OS

Great
performance

PROS

  • Zones and Caching
  • Kiosk Mode
  • Chrome Enterprise Tools (Additional Cost)

CONS

  • Wifi Only
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Amazon Fire TV Stick

The best bang for your buck. Great for kicking off your first digital signage project. (We currently recommend the Amazon Fire TV Stick Gen 2, with the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K not yet supported)

Fire OSFire OS

Good
performance

PROS

  • Affordable
  • Zones and Caching
  • Easy Set Up

CONS

  • Lower Performance
  • Annual Account Logout
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Asus Chromebox

Chromeboxes are an excellent choice for even the most demanding of content and can be configured to launch into kiosk mode, making them ideal for digital signage. We recommend Chrome OS devices run in kiosk mode for which you will need an additional Chrome Enterprise subscription license.

Chrome OSChrome OS

Best
performance

PROS

  • Zones and Caching
  • Kiosk Mode
  • Chrome Enterprise Tools (Additional Cost)

CONS

  • Large Size
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Android TV

If you're buying a new screen, Android TV makes a great choice with a built in OS capable of running our Android Player.

AndroidAndroid

Good
performance

PROS

  • Self-contained
  • Zones and Caching

CONS

  • Lower Performance
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Intel NUC 7 Celeron

The Intel NUC 7CJYSAL with the Celeron Processor, 8GB RAM, a 32GB SSD, and Windows 10 is a fantastic entry level multipurpose digital signage device. This Intel 4-inch mini PC is perfect for all of ScreenCloud's applications and showing high-res content.

WindowsWindows

Good
performance

PROS

  • Expandable RAM / Disk
  • Zones and Caching
  • Use as Desktop

CONS

  • Large Size
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Intel NUC 8 Core i3

The Intel NUC 8I3CYSM with the i3 Processor, 8GB RAM, a 1TB HDD, and Windows 10 is a fantastic multi-purpose digital signage device. This Intel 4-inch mini PC is perfect for users looking to display demanding applications and high-res content.

WindowsWindows

Great
performance

PROS

  • Expandable RAM / Disk
  • Zones and Caching
  • Use as Desktop

CONS

  • Large Size
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Intel NUC 8 Core i5

The Intel NUC 8I5BEHFA with the i5 Processor, 4GB RAM, a 1TB HDD bolstered by 16GB of Intel Optane Memory, and Windows 10 is a fantastic multi-purpose digital signage device. This Intel 4-inch mini PC is perfect for users looking to display demanding applications and high-res content.

WindowsWindows

Best
performance

PROS

  • Expandable RAM / Disk
  • Zones and Caching
  • Use as Desktop

CONS

  • Large Size
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IAdea XDS Signboard

IAdea’s Android powered XDS line of signboards has a great range of touch and non-touch options in various sizes and configurations, ideal for interactive displays. They come with great port and mount options, LED lightbars and IAdeaCare for remote device management.

AndroidAndroid

Great
performance

PROS

  • Self-contained
  • Good Port and Mount Options
  • IAdeaCare Remote Device Management Tools

CONS

  • Lower Resolution Display than Consumer Tablet Alternatives
  • No IP Rating like Some Competition
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AOpen Chromebase

Powerful, slim all in one touchscreen device running Chrome OS, ideal for interactive displays. Waterproof toughened glass, tamperproof cable and mounting. We recommend Chrome OS devices run in kiosk mode for which you will need an additional Chrome Enterprise subscription license.

Chrome OSChrome OS

Best
performance

PROS

  • Self-contained
  • Zones and Caching
  • Chrome Enterprise Tools (Additional Cost)

CONS

  • Limited Availability
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IAdea XMP Media Player

IAdea’s Android powered XMP line of media players has a great range of entry level to high performance devices for a wide range of use cases. They come with great, rugged, fanless designs, good port and mount options and IAdeaCare for remote device management.

AndroidAndroid

Great
performance

PROS

  • Zones and Caching
  • Fanless, Rugged Design
  • IAdeaCare Remote Device Management Tools

CONS

  • Some Models Have Less Storage Space than Competition
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AOpen Chromebox Commercial

A commercial grade device running Chrome OS, ideal for powering digital displays and vertical applications across a wide range of industries. We recommend Chrome OS devices run in kiosk mode for which you will need an additional Chrome Enterprise subscription license.

Chrome OSChrome OS

Best
performance

PROS

  • Zones and Caching
  • Great in Poor Wifi
  • Chrome Enterprise Tools (Additional Cost)

CONS

  • Large Size
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AOpen Chromebox Mini

The smallest Chromebox on the market running Chrome OS. A perfect mid-range solution between Chromebit and more powerful Chromeboxes. We recommend Chrome OS devices run in kiosk mode for which you will need an additional Chrome Enterprise subscription license.

Chrome OSChrome OS

Great
performance

PROS

  • Zones and Caching
  • Great in Poor Wifi
  • Chrome Enterprise Tools (Additional Cost)

CONS

  • Large Size
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Apple Mac Mini

Apple's compact computer can handle most content with ease.

macOSmacOS

Best
performance

PROS

  • Zones and Media Caching
  • Use as Desktop

CONS

  • No App Caching
  • Large Size
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Apple iPad

Known for their amazing displays iPads look great and are a decent all in one solution.

iOSiOS

Starter
performance

PROS

  • Zones
  • Self-Contained
  • Guided Access Mode

CONS

  • No App Caching
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Amazon Fire Tablet

Available in a range of sizes, Amazon Fire tablets are a great all in one solution and even more affordable than most similar Android tablets.

Fire OSFire OS

Good
performance

PROS

  • Affordable
  • Wide Range of Sizes
  • Self-Contained

CONS

  • Limited Availability
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Android Tablet

Available in a range of sizes, Android tablets make for a cost effective all in one solution.

AndroidAndroid

Great
performance

PROS

  • Zones and Caching
  • Wide Range of Sizes
  • Self-Contained

CONS

  • Performance Depends on Model
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Microsoft Surface Go

The Surface Go is a great, high quality tablet that comes with the power of a desktop operating system in Windows 10.

WindowsWindows

Great
performance

PROS

  • Zones and Caching
  • Self-Contained

CONS

  • Lower Performance
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Android Box

Android boxes make for cost effective digital signage players and can be easily sourced. We recommend the S912 chipset and Android 4.4 or above.

AndroidAndroid

Good
performance

PROS

  • Affordable
  • Zones and Caching
  • Wide Range of Options

CONS

  • Performance Depends on Model
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Intel Compute Stick

The full power of an Intel CPU in a small format. These HDMI sticks run our Chrome App on either Windows or Linux.

WindowsWindows

Great
performance

PROS

  • Zones and Caching
  • Windows or Linux
  • Use as Desktop
  • Small Form Factor

CONS

  • Wifi Only
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Microsoft Windows PC

Turn any PC you have around the office into a digital signage player.

WindowsWindows

Best
performance

PROS

  • Zones and Caching
  • Wide Range of Options
  • Use as Desktop

CONS

  • Large Size
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