Peerless-AV Announces Global Availability of Smart City Kiosks

Peerless-AV’s new gen Smart City Kiosks offer even more versatility and functionality for outdoor advertising and wayfinding applications.

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Peerless-AV, designer and manufacturer of audio and video solutions and accessories, announced the global availability of its new Smart City Kiosks.

The Aurora, Ill.-based company designed the new Single (KOP55XHB) and Dual-Sided (KOP55XHB2) models in response to customer feedback and demand.

Per a statement, the key upgrades facilitate a simplified installation for running power and data cabling. At the same time, it offers a dedicated storage space for media components. The Dual-Sided model is brand new to the range, says Peerless-AV. It thus offers increased screen space and opportunities for revenue-generating digital advertising and wayfinding. The Smart City Kiosks also provide supreme versatility in a wide range of verticals. These include including retail, government, transportation and visitor attractions.

Redesigning the Smart City Kiosks

“Peerless-AV is pleased to announce that our popular, redesigned Smart City Kiosks are now available and we are already fulfilling orders globally,” says Nick Belcore, EVP of Peerless-AV. “The new dual-sided version is a fantastic addition to the range; enabling advertisers to tailor their digital signage content, and target and engage with a wider audience in outdoor urban environments; from airports and stadiums to bus shelters and shopping centers.”

Moreover, the KOP55XHB models incorporate one 55-inch Xtreme High Bright Outdoor Display (XHB554). Meanwhile, the KOP55XHB2 models feature two 55-inch Xtremes, installed back to back. The two screens can also play content independently or can operate from a duplicate feed.

The Xtreme Displays offer full HD1080P resolution for a bright and crisp picture, even when placed in direct sunlight. Its fully-sealed, IP66 rated design prevents the ingress of foreign materials from entering the display. This includes water, dust, moisture and insects. Additionally, it has an operating temperature of -31 degrees Fahrenheit to 140 degrees Fahrenheit.

Additional Features

The displays can be enhanced with an optional IR touch overlay (KIRP-XHB4). With this, it can detect up to 10 touch points, whether finger, gloved hand or stylus. What’s more, all of it comes in a convenient plug-and-play design. Peerless-AV adds that it factored in installation simplicity into all design aspects of the Smart City Kiosks.

A base cover allows power and data cabling to run upwards from the bottom center. Additionally, secure doors allow quick access for maintenance purposes. An IP55 rated media cabinet provides a spacious, enclosed storage area for AV components and integrated fans for active cooling.

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Peerless-AV states that it wind tested the Smart City Kiosk up to 135 mph. Moreover, its stylish, stainless steel and aluminum body, combined with an outdoor rated paint finish, provides corrosion resistance.

The KOP55XHB and KOP55XHB2 models are now available to order in black or silver and with or without 4-inch, 100-watt waterproof speakers, the company notes.

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