YCD Multimedia Announces New, Advanced Version of its Video and Audio Player

Version 4.3 includes support for Windows 8, in addition to several content management enhancements

New York, December 11, 2013 - YCD Multimedia, a leading global provider of smart digital media solutions, today announced a new version release of YCD|Player, an automated and fully synchronized video and audio player. Version 4.3 includes support for Windows 8, in addition to several content management enhancements, such as improved layout loading and editing and simple playlist management. The new version also features improvements for YCD|Agent instructions and enhanced content encryption, as well as other modifications for improved usability.

Improvements in layout loading and editing include several new features in play mode, as a result of the new LoadLayout command. Play modes included in the new version allow loading a playlist before the current track has finished, or the mixing of a current track with a new track. There is now a stop/start feature between two playlists during playback. Layout editor also supports an option for the user to "clear" a specific playlist layer with a single click, or to shuffle between any set of playlist layers after they have been loaded.

YCD|Agent, the point of communication between YCD|CMS and YCD|Player, now includes the capability for auto-synch and introduces specific commands to be dispatched with content uploads via XML for immediate processing, to enhance management and control of synchronized content transfer and playback. Users can now easily update playlists in runtime, save and modify playlists in memory and store the modifications to files and activate several callback commands.

About YCD|Player

YCD|Player is an automated and fully synchronized audio and video player that allows to simultaneously play up to 12 different Ultra-HD video channels and 20 different music channels from a single computer. With it, users can compile, manage, and play all their content - audio, video, media files, ads, clips, messages, and images - all from one easy-to-use interface.

About YCD Multimedia

YCD Multimedia is an industry leader providing corporations and organizations worldwide with advanced digital media solutions and applications within the retail environment, as well as other industries. YCD's flexible platforms help businesses attract clients, reinforce branding and ensure a measurable impact on their business. YCD's end-to-end offering combines strategy, professional services and technology to increase profits, optimize product mix and enhance the customer experience. To date, the company has partnered with over 2,000 customers, including Fortune 500 corporations and some of the world's most recognized brands, such as Burger King, Coca-Cola, Toyota, Estee Lauder, Ferrari, Cartier, and Diesel. Founded in 1999, YCD Multimedia is headquartered in the United States with offices in the United Kingdom and Israel, and has an international network of resellers serving clients around the globe. In October 2011 YCD acquired C-nario, a global provider of digital signage software solutions. For more information, visit www.ycdmultimedia.com

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