SureVideo for Android

Digital Signage for tablets and TV sticks

  • Loops videos automatically
  • Restrict users to play only allowed media files
  • Multiple formats supported
  • Block user from changing System Settings
  • Deploy easily on multiple devices
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Overview

SureVideo enables your Android tablets and TV sticks to continuously play media files (videos and images) in a loop. It converts your regular tablet into a professional looking Android Digital Signage solution.

How does SureVideo work?

1. Download and install SureVideo onto your Android tablet or TV stick

2. Go to SureVideo Settings

3. Create and apply a playlist of videos and images

That is all you need to create a Digital Signage solution out of an Android device.

 

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FAQs

How to select media files or folder for SureVideo?
How to select media files or folders to configure playlist in SureVideo?

SureVideo can play video, images and flash files in Kiosk Mode.

Follow below mentioned steps to select media files or folders to
configure playlist in SureVideo:

    • Access SureVideo Settings by tapping 5 times on the screen within 3 seconds

surevideo_login

    • Use SureVideo Password and tap on OK

surevideo_password (1)

    • On Main Menu screen, tap on SureVideo Settings

surevideo_settings

    • On SureVideo Settings screen, tap on Configure Playlist

surevideo_configure_playlist

    • On Configure Playlist screen, tap on Add Video File/Folder/URL

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    • On Add Video File/Folder/URL screen, tap on Add Video File/Folder

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    • On Select Files/Folder screen, browse and select media files from the device
      Note: SureVideo will identify only those types of files specified in Select Media Type option.

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    • Tap on Back to complete
    • Next, tap on Sort Playlist to sort the playlist
      Note: If playlist sorting is not specified, SureVideo will play the files in an alphabetical order.

surevideo_sort_playlist

  • Once you exit the SureVideo Settings, SureVideo will start playing the selected files in an alphabetical order

 

How can I setup a video to play as soon as the device is switched on?
How can I setup a video to play as soon as the device is switched on?

To set up a video to play as soon as the device is switched on, enable
Run At Startup option in SureVideo.

Follow below mentioned steps:

    • Access SureVideo Settings by tapping 5 times on the screen within 3 seconds

surevideo_login

    • Use SureVideo Password and tap on OK

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    • On Main Menu screen, tap on SureVideo Settings

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    • Tap and select the option Run At Startup

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  • Now the selected videos or other media files will play as soon as you boot the device
Can I also play images as a slideshow with SureVideo?
Can I also play images as a slideshow with SureVideo?

Yes, you can play images as a slideshow with SureVideo. You can
specify the media files to play as Image and also set a Static Content
Transition Delay
of the slideshow.

Follow below mentioned steps to select images as the media type to play using SureVideo:

    • Access SureVideo Settings by tapping 5 times on the screen within 3 seconds

surevideo_login

    • Use SureVideo Password and tap on OK

surevideo_login

    • On Main Menu screen, tap on SureVideo Settings

surevideo_settings

    • On SureVideo Settings screen, tap on Select Media Type

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    • Select Image ias the Media Type and go back to SureVideo Settings screen

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    • Back on SureVideo Settings, tap on Static Content Transition Delay to specify the transition time between images

surevideo_select_transition

    • On Image Transition Delay prompt, specify a value and tap on OK to complete

surevideo_select_transition_time

  • Once you exit SureVideo Settings, SureVideo will start the image slideshow in lockdown mode.

 

 

How can I have my company's logo as a watermark on the SureVideo screen?
How can I use my company's logo as watermark on the SureVideo screen?

SureVideo gives you the option to customize and personalize the video
screen with image watermarks.

Follow below mentioned steps to select any image and use it as water
-mark SureVideo screen:

    • Access SureVideo Settings by tapping 5 times on the screen within 3 seconds

surevideo_login

    • Use SureVideo Password and tap on OK

surevideo_password (1)

    • On Main Menu screen, tap on SureVideo Settings

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    • On SureVideo Settings screen, tap on Custom Watermark Settings

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    • On Custom Watermark Settings screen, tap on Select Watermark

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    • On Select Watermark prompt, browse and select an image for watermark

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    • Now that you have selected the image, tap on Watermark Position option to select a position for the watermark

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    • Select the position of the watermark from the given options and tap on OK to complete

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  • Once these steps completed, watermark will start reflecting on the SureVideo screen

 

How can I set video as a screensaver in my device?
How can I set video as a screensaver in my device?

SureVideo gives you the option to add videos as a screensaver for the
device.

Follow below mentioned steps to add video as a screensaver:

    • Access SureVideo Settings by tapping 5 times on the screen within 3 seconds

surevideo_login

    • Use SureVideo Password and tap on OK

surevideo_password (1)

    • On Main Menu screen, tap on SureVideo Settings

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    • On SureVideo Settings screen, tap on Screensaver Settings

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    • On Screensaver Settings, tap on Enable Screensaver to select and enable the option

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    • Now that the video screensaver is enabled, tap on Screensaver Timeout to set a timeout period for the screensaver

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    • On Screensaver Timeout prompt, select between Seconds or Minutes, enter a value and tap on OK to complete
      Note - By default the value for Screensaver Timeout is 10 Seconds

surevideo_screensaver_timeout_settings

 

How can I enable Kiosk Mode in SureVideo?
How can I enable Kiosk Mode in SureVideo?

SureVideo gives you the option to play videos, flash files and images in
kiosk mode.

Follow below mentioned steps to enable kiosk mode in SureVideo:

    • Access SureVideo Settings by tapping 5 times on the screen within 3 seconds

surevideo_login

    • Use SureVideo Password and tap on OK

surevideo_password (1)

    • Tap on SureVideo Pro Settings option on SureVideo Settings screen

 surevideo_pro_settings

    • On SureVideo Pro Settings screen, tap on Enable Kiosk Mode

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    • Now as you have enabled Kiosk Mode, the device user will not have option to access Device Home using the Home option in theBottom Bar

Note - For further lockdown, use Watchdog Service option in SureVideo Pro Settings

Can I restrict users from getting into the device settings while SureVideo is on?
Can I restrict users from getting into the device settings while SureVideo is on?

Yes, with SureVideo you can restrict the device user from making any
changes in the device settings. Watchdog Service once enabled will su
-press all notifications, restrict access to device settings from Bottom Barand
System Windows.

Follow below mentioned steps to enable Watchdog Service in SureVideo:

    • Access SureVideo Settings by tapping 5 times on the screen within 3 seconds

surevideo_login

    • Use SureVideo Password and tap on OK

surevideo_password (1)

    • Tap on SureVideo Pro Settings option on SureVideo Settings screen

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    • On SureVideo Pro Settings screen, tap on Enable Kiosk Mode to enable Watchdog Service option

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    • Once Watchdog Service enabled, Suppress System Windows and Disable Bottom Bar gets enabled

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    • Tap on Suppress System Windows to enable it and suppress all System Windows of the device

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    • Next tap on Disable Bottom Bar to disable all the options in theBottom Bar of the device

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  • Now that Watchdog Service is enabled along with Suppress System Windows and Disable Bottom Bar options, the device settings are secured from any intentional or unintentional changes.
How can I hide the bottom bar?
How can I hide the bottom bar?

With SureVideo, you can disable or hide Bottom Bar of an Android device
to play videos/images in Kiosk Mode. Hiding Bottom Bar would require
rooting of the device.

Follow below mentioned steps to hide Bottom Bar in SureVideo:

    • Access SureVideo Settings by tapping 5 times on the screen within 3 seconds

surevideo_login

    • Use SureVideo Password and tap on OK

surevideo_password (1)

    • Tap on SureVideo Pro Settings option on SureVideo Settings screen

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    • On SureVideo Pro Settings screen, tap on Watchdog Service to enable it

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    • Once Watchdog Service enabled, Suppress System Windows and Disable Bottom Bar gets enabled

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    • Next tap on Hide Bottom Bar to hide the Bottom Bar of the device

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  • Now that Watchdog Service is enabled along with Suppressed System Windows and Hidden Bottom Bar options, the device settings are secured from any intentional or unintentional changes.
How can I set up multiple devices with same SureVideo Settings?
How can I set up multiple devices with same SureVideo Settings?

If there are multiple devices and you want identical SureVideo Settings
in all the devices, you have option to use SureVideo's Import/Export
Settings options.

All you have to do is to configure one of the devices with desired settings and export the settings to an external device/cloud and then import the same setting in other devices using SureVideo Import option.

Follow below mentioned steps to export and import SureVideo Settings using a file:

    • Access SureVideo Settings by tapping 5 times on the screen within 3 seconds

surevideo_login

    • Use SureVideo Password and tap on OK

surevideo_password (1)

    • On SureVideo Settings screen, tap on Import/Export Settings option

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    • On Import/Export Settings screen, tap on Export to File under Export Settings
    • Browse the location where you want to save the Settings File and tap on OK

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    • Now that the Settings File is exported, to import, tap on Import from File under Import Settings

surevideo_import_settings

    • Browse the location of the Settings File and tap on OK to complete

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  • You can repeat the same process with the other pending devices

Follow below mentioned steps to export and import SureVideo Settings using cloud:

    • Access SureVideo Settings by tapping 5 times on the screen within 3 seconds
    • Use SureVideo Password and tap on OK
    • On SureVideo Settings screen, tap on Import/Export Settings option
    • On Import/Export Settings screen, tap on Export to Cloud under Export Settings section

surevideo_export_cloud

    • On Export to Cloud screen, tap and select from the following options:

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      • Export Settings To a New Cloud ID
      • Use Existing Cloud ID
    • Tap on Export Settings To a New Cloud ID, if you wish to create a new cloud ID
    • Tap on Use Existing Cloud ID, if you wish to export new settings and overwrite an existing settings profile
    • On successful export of settings to cloud, you will get a Cloud ID which can be referred to when you want
      to import settings from the cloud

surevideo_cloud_export_confirmation

    • Tap on Copy to Clipboard, if you wish to copy the Cloud ID or tap Close to complete
    • Once done, use Import from Cloud option and Cloud ID to import the SureVideo Settings

 

 

How can I set up Automatic updates for SureVideo Settings?
How can I set up Automatic updates for SureVideo Settings?

With SureVideo's Automatic Import option, you don't have to manually
update SureVideo Settings. All you have to do is enable Automatic Imp
-ort option, specify a file location or a Cloud ID and set a periodic check.

Follow below mentioned steps to set an Automatic Import for SureVideo:

    • Access SureVideo Settings by tapping 5 times on the screen within 3 seconds

surevideo_login  

    • Use SureVideo Password and tap on OK

surevideo_password (1)

    • Tap on SureVideo Settings option on Import/Export Settings screen

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    • On Import/Export Settings, tap and enable Enable Automatic Import option under Automatic Import section

 surevideo_enable_automatic_import  

    • Enabling Enable Automatic Import option enables Automatic Import From and Periodic Check options
    • Tap on Automatic Import File, browse and select the file to be imported and tap on OK

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    • Now you have specified the file, to set a periodic check for updates, tap on Periodic Check option

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    • On Periodic Check prompt, enter the time in minutes and tap on OK to complete

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How can I activate SureVideo?
How can I activate SureVideo?

To activate SureVideo, follow below mentioned steps:

    • Access SureVideo Settings by tapping 5 times on the screen within 3 seconds

surevideo_login  

    • Use SureVideo Password and tap on OK

surevideo_password (1)

    • Tap on About SureVideo option on SureVideo Settings screen

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    • On About SureVideo screen, tap on Activate

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    • On Enter Activation Code prompt, enter the Activation Code and tap on Activate

surevideo_activate_code

Supported Platforms

  • 8.0 Oreo
  • 7.0 Nougat
  • 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 5.0 Lollipop
  • 4.4 KitKat
  • 4.3 Jelly Bean
  • 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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