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The new kompas 7.0: Comprehensive access rights management puts kompas ahead of the curve
The new kompas 7.0: Comprehensive access rights management puts kompas ahead of the curve
2014-04-10 16:44:43 - Latest version of the Digital Signage solution available in April – Comprehensive access rights management – Fresh design for the award-winning software

Cologne, April 10 2014 – Software company dimedis aims to set another milestone for the industry with the release of kompas 7.0, the latest version of the acclaimed Digital Signage software. The highlight of kompas 7.0 is its completely revamped access rights management: kompas administrators can create groups, assign roles and grant users specific permissions such as for certain locations or types of content. Thus, kompas 7.0 enables customers to fine-tune user access rights to their individual needs. Another new feature is the ability to conduct bulk operations on displays and PCs, such as changing the business hours for all locations with a single click. And last but not least, with kompas 7.0, dimedis is introducing a fresh design for

its multi-award-winning software.

Patrick Schröder, Division Manager Digital Signage at dimedis, had this to say about the latest version of kompas:

"kompas 7.0 raises the bar for our competition and is the ideal solution for running a Digital Signage network. Our new and improved access rights management makes it easier than ever before to distribute and organise the content management process across multiple users and locations. As ever, we are embracing web technologies, with HTML5 still representing the gold standard for us. What sets us apart is the ease with which interactive content can be embedded into kompas – things like touchscreens or entire kiosk systems, integration with smartphones, remote controls or keyboards. And I am especially glad to be able to present our customers not only with a wealth of new functionality, but also with a fresh look and feel for our software."

Major new features of kompas 7.0
- Comprehensive access rights management for locations, displays, playlists, templates and individual content (paid add-on module)
- One-click bulk operations for PCs and display data
- Templates now support widgets such as color and date pickers
- Validation for template input fields, define limits for individual fields etc.
- Simplified navigation
- Organize and search for content using tags
- Nested playlists
- Redesigned user interface

Additional features include
- Offline players can receive new content via USB
- Integration of externally created interactive kiosk pages based on HTML5, switching between kiosk and digital signage modes via touch
- Highly reliable detection and automatic skipping of faulty content
- Support for PDF and PowerPoint files

Further information about the new features of kompas 7.0 can be found in these instructional videos on YouTube:

kompas online:

About Digital Signage
Digital Signage describes digital media content for advertising and information systems such as electronic posters and traffic signs, instore marketing, digital door signs or large-scale projections. Digital Signage is increasingly being used in public spaces such as railway stations, airports and shopping centres. dimedis is among the leading Digital Signage providers in Germany. Our Digital Signage software kompas is the driving force behind more than 4,500 screens across the country.

What is kompas?
kompas, developed by the experts in digital media distribution at dimedis GmbH, is one of the most powerful and flexible Digital Signage systems on the market. kompas offers Digital Signage users an intuitive interface built around drag-and-drop usability. More than 4.500 players in Germany alone are controlled by kompas, making it the driving force behind one of the largest advertising networks in the country. The kompas software is stable and relies on HTML5. Another part of the kompas family of products is the award-winning kompas wayfinding.
kompas received the VISCOM Digital Signage Best Practice Award in 2008 and the POPAI Digital Award Gold for "Best Digital Media Technology" in 2011.
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About dimedis
dimedis stands for digital media distribution. Founded 1996 in Cologne, the software company is specialized in trade fair- and digital signage solutions. FairMate is a visitor management solution and kompas a digital signage and wayfinding system. The customers are amongst others Messe Düsseldorf, Koelnmesse, Stockholmsmässan, Messe Stuttgart, Reed Exibitions, Westfalenhallen Dortmund, British American Tabacco, a chain of supermarkets in France called "Casino" and shopping malls from ECE, SEC and mfi. More than 40 employees currently work for dimedis.
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Contact Information:
dimedis GmbH

Dillenburger Straße 83
51105 Cologne

Contact Person:
Ibrahim Mazari
Public Relations Manager
Phone: +49 (0) 221 – 921 260 52
email: email


Ibrahim Mazari
Phone: +49 (0) 221 – 921 260 52

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