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Advanced (ION2 based) Graphics Digital Signage Media Player
Industry type:PC and software
Product model number:ARK-DS520
Advantech Co., Ltd.
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ARK-DS520 is powered by an Intel® Atom™ D525 dual-core processor with integrated NVIDIA GT218 (ION2) graphic module for Full HD playback. With superior graphics performance, ARK-DS520 also features a rich combination of video output interfaces for dual display, highly expandable via the internal Mini PCIe interface, and a low-profile design for easy installation. ARK-DS520 is an ideal platform not only for digital signage, but also for self-service kiosks and any other graphics-centric applications.

Advanced Graphics (ION2 based) Performance
ARK-DS520 is cost-effective, but with an advanced graphics digital signage media player. NVIDIA Optimus technology energizes media players with over ten times the performance of integrated graphics, boosts performance when editing and converting videos, and enriches the 3D user interface. ARK-DS520 delivers advanced graphics performance with lower cost for your signage applications.

Rich I/O Interface
ARK-DS520 has a rich combination of video output interfaces (e.g.: 2 x VGA, VGA + HDMI, HDMI + DVI, VGA+DVI) to provide simultaneous dual display output. For better connectivity, it supports internal 2 x Mini PCIe interfaces for add-on functions such as wireless networks and TV tuner cards. It also supports 4 x USBs, 2 x COMs (RS-232) and DIO ports for system integration and applications.

SUSIAccess Remote configuration, monitoring and recovery
Modern operating systems make it difficult, if not impossible, to access hardware directly. Unfortunately, that can create problems when designing digital signage applications. To address that problem, ARK-DS520 integrated with Advantech SUSIAccess (Secure and Unified Smart Interface), a suite of application program interfaces that allows users to directly monitor, control and access hardware. It enhances the network maintenance and reduces the need for costly on-site technical support. monitoring sensors.


About Advantech Co., Ltd.

Advantech’s corporate vision is to enable an intelligent planet. The company is a global leader in the fields of IoT intelligent systems and embedded platforms. To embrace the trends of IoT, big data, and artificial intelligence, Advantech promotes IoT hardware and software solutions with the Edge Intelligence WISE-PaaS core to assist business partners and clients in connecting their industrial chains. Advantech is also working with business partners to co-create business ecosystems that accelerate the goal of industrial intelligence.


Over the past 36 years, Advantech has always followed its LITA (altruistic) philosophy and worked under the "Good to Great" principle. The corporate LITA tree has grown bigger and become a forest covering multi-business groups including Automation, Embedded and the Intelligent Services.
Looking forward, we will continue to nurture our LITA concept and develop future talent to fully realize our vision of Enabling an Intelligent Planet.
We look forward to witnessing the next 30 years of Advantech toward a bright future together with all Advantech’s family members and worldwide partners.

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