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How to Install CMND
How to download and install the CMND software suite
This video tutorial will guide you from the download to the complete functional installation of the CMND software suite , including CMND & Create and CMND & Control for both Signage Displays and Professional TVs.
How to use the WYSIWYG website creator
A basic explanation of how the WYSIWYG works
Adding widgets to a SmartInfo page 1. Log into CMND 2. Go to “CMS” tab 3. Depending if you want to create new content or edit a page click “Create new content” or click the “Edit website” button 4. Click on any of the widgets in your toolbar and hold the left mouse button down 5. Move over to the desired location on the canvas where you want to drop the widget 6. Release the left mouse button to drop the widget on the canvas Remarks Double clicking will open the widget specific settings for example double clicking an image will allow you to change the image Hovering over a widget will allow you to open general settings, delete the widget and change the Z-index using the front and back button. The resolution of an image or video can’t be changed inside the editor it can only be scaled. Meaning all source content needs to adhere to the correct resolution for your project Our platforms support playback of one video object at a time per page. For ProTv this means you can’t combine a self inserted video with the broadcast PIP.
How to change website orientation
How to change the orientation when creating a website for portrait oriented devices
Content orientation 1. Log into CMND 2. Go to “CMS” tab 3. Depending if you want to create new content or edit a page click “Create new content” or click the “Edit website” button 4. Change orientation if you are creating portrait or landscape content 5. Click publish button to make your newly created content available for your monitor Remarks If you create content for a monitor oriented in the portrait position all media files that are included in the page will be automatically oriented correctly for use on the monitor.
How to edit your channel list
How to edit the channel list of a clone file using CMND
Editing Channels 1. Log into CMND 2. Go to the files manager 3. Go to the “Clone list” if not selected yet 4. Select the clone file where you want to change the channel list 5. Press the Channel list editor button behind the clone file 6. Make the changes you want (changes include frequency, channel name, preset number,…) 7. Press “Save changes” to store the new settings Remarks In our recent models you have three different types of channels Media Channels: These are channels that are built up using an internal media file like a picture or video. These are then mapped as a channel in the Tv. So when the guest tunes to this channel it will display the picture or start playing the video RF Channels These are channels that will be available on the RF spectrum delivered by the COAX wire to the tuner IP Channels These channels are delivered via UTP and will consist of Multicast SPTS or MPTS streams
How to upload a clone file
How to prepare your clone for uploading it into the CMND system
Uploading a clone file 1. Log into CMND 2. Go to the files manager 3. Go to the “Clone list” if not selected yet 4. Press the “Upload” button , a selection window will pop up 5. Select the zipped clone file 6. Press OK Remarks The clone file must contain the parent folder of the clone, not a subfolder of that otherwise CMND will not recognize it as a clone file.
How to integrate social media feeds
How can you easily integrate social media feeds into your SmartInfo page
Adding Social Media Widget 1. Log into CMND 2. Go to “CMS” tab 3. Depending if you want to create new content or edit a page click “Create new content” or click the “Edit website” button 4. Add a “Gadget” to the page 5. Select “HTML tags” 6. Press “Confirm” This will open up an iFrame where you can paste any HTML5 compliant code. Twitter Example: <a class="twitter-timeline" href="https://twitter.com/search?q=philipsdisplays" data-widget-id="923481868384854016">Tweets over philipsdisplays</a> <script>!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+"://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");</script> Remarks As the pasted code will be executed in the iFrame you must doublecheck the code can be run within an iFrame. Embedding complete websites for instance might me blocked from the website using the X-Frame header options.
How to upload a website
How to upload a website within CMND
Uploading an existing website 1. Log into CMND 2. Go to “CMS” tab 3. Click the “Import website” button to import a page that was created with CMND. Click the “Import external content” button to upload a website created with an HTML5 compliant editor. 4. Select the zip file containing the website 5. Click “Open” to upload the zip file After finishing up the website will show up in the websites shelf, ready for editing or distributing to your connected devices. Remarks If you create a zip file out of a CMND created website, please make sure that the SmartInfoBrowserMetaData.xml can be found in the root of the zip folder. If this is not the case then CMND will not be able to rebuild the website. When uploading content created by an external tool CMND can only be used to distribute the content. It will not be possible to edit content in the CMND&Create module.
How to assign content to a Tv
How to distribute new content to a Tv
Assigning content (ProTv) Assumption: the CMND&Create module contains already a created website you want to send to a device. 1. Log into CMND 2. Go to the files manager 3. Go to the “Clone list” if not selected yet 4. Select the clone file where you want to attach the new website to 5. Press “Assign Content” button, a popup will be shown with all websites that are present in the CMND&Create module at that moment 6. Select the website you want to add from the list 7a. For RF you now start playout of this clone file on the RF. Either with or without partial cloning 7b. For IP you will move to the Tv Overview and select the clone from the dropdown menu to be assigned to the Tv. Also here you can choose whether or not to use partial cloning Remarks If changes are made to the website there is no automatic link to the clone on the Tv. There will be a need after every change in the website to perform the above process to update the Tv to the latest version of the website.
How to upload firmware (ProTv)
How to upload firmware to CMND to prepare for distribution
Uploading firmware 1. Log into CMND 2. Go to the files manager 3. Go to the “Firmware list” if not selected yet 4. Press the “Upload” button , a selection window will pop up 5. Select the firmware .upg file 6. Press OK Remarks If needed after upload you can rename the UPG file to something more human readible to remember the purpose of the software or the platform or …
How to create multilingual content
How to create SmartInfo pages supporting multiple languages
Create multilingual content 1. Log into CMND 2. Go to “CMS” tab 3. Depending if you want to create new content or edit a page click “Create new content” or click the “Edit website” button 4. Add a textbox to the page 5. Add a language selector to the page (either popup or list) 6. Double-click the Textbox to open 7. Click the top left dropdown where you see the current language 8. Click “edit language” 9. In this popup you can add the languages you want by checking the checkboxes 10. Click “Confirm” 11. Now you can use the top left dropdown to cycle through all languages 12. Create your translations for all languages Remarks In our recent models the language of the SmartInfo pages will be changed if the guest changes the menu language and that specific language is available within SmartInfo Also when using our CMND&Check-in feature it’s possible to change the menu language and therefore the SmartInfo language to make the guest feel more at home.
How to create a playlist
How to use a playlist for multiple media file display
Creating a playlist 1. Log into CMND 2. Go to “CMS” tab 3. Depending if you want to create new content or edit a page click “Create new content” or click the “Edit website” button 4. Add a playlist to the website 5. Select the pictures and/or video you want to be part of the playlist 6. If needed you can change the duration of the playback per element Remarks A playlist as such is a powerful feature as it can create a sense of dynamic in an otherwise static page. It is possible to extend on normal playlist usage by combining with the scheduler functionality built-in to CMND&Create For example: You have 2 playlists one containing general pictures to promote the hotels restaurant. Another playlist containing the specific breakfast menu. Using the scheduler function it’s possible to create a schedule in the morning where that second playlist replaces the first one. This change will be executed based on the time available within the Tv/monitor and without any further outside interaction needed.
How to add custom fonts
How to use custom fonts within CMND & Create
Custom fonts 1. Log into CMND 2. Go to “CMS” tab 3. Go to the “Admin page” 4. Click on “Fonts” There are two lists “Predefined fonts” (containing default fonts) and “Uploaded fonts” (containing customer uploaded fonts) Select “Uploaded fonts” Click on “Upload a new font”, an explorer window will open Select the custom font you want to upload Press “Open” to load the custom font Remarks The custom font can be uploaded as a TTF file. “A TrueType font is a font standard and is the major type of font found in both Mac and Microsoft Windows operating systems. ... Developed by Apple and Microsoft, it gave font developers the much needed flexibility for control of the precise characteristics for font display.” To use a custom font you can open the textbox widget and select the font you just uploaded