Aug
09

How Userful Works with LED panels

This year we exhibit in both DSE and Infocomm, and one thing we saw a lot of were LED panel manufacturers showcasing giant-sized video walls. Direct output LED panels offer a lot of advantages. Whereas traditional back-lit LCD panels offer higher resolutions, they don’t offer the same range of colors, brightness, and they require at least some kind of bezel. OLED and MicroLED technologies will address the issue of resolution with their high pixel-density, although there still some time until it becomes mainstream.

Nowadays LED walls are custom built to order. Installers spec the solution to the pixel size they need and manufacturers build to order. Of course, this is a costly approach but is pretty much the only one there is. I am sure pre-packaged panels are coming sooner than later.

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Jul
04

How to Build a Very Large Banner Video Wall

Banner video walls are a vital tool for digital signage professionals. After all, banners are a very common way to display static signage. To make a banner video wall it is a matter of stitching together a series of displays in a row (horizontally) or in a column (vertically), and being able to do this, in theory at least, ad infinitum.

Can I really build an infinitely large banner video wall?

Perhaps you may think that as long as you have the space to put up the banner video wall, you can make it as large as you want. But the truth is that there are limitations (the good news is that there are ways around those limitations...but more on that later).

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May
03

What are video walls used for?

Video walls seem to be popping up everywhere these days. It isn’t hard to see why – they have been eye-catching and extremely engaging ever since they were first introduced in the 1980s, but back then their phenomenal cost limited video walls to a few specific applications. Modern video wall technology has become more cost-efficient, enabling their use in almost any application.

Video walls to engage audiences

Digital signs and billboards are highly engaging and work to catch the eye of passers-by like no other technology can. That allows them to deliver a commercial message quickly and effectively even amid the clamor of distractions, and it also allows them to deliver critical safety and directional information as well. This makes video walls ideal for a huge variety of industries and use-cases including retail, airports, hospitals, financial institutions, universities and educational settings, live events, hospitality and entertainment, and many more. Digital signage and video walls are also implemented in the service industry, particularly Quick Service Restaurants (QSR) as menus and interactive information board.

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Mar
27

LCD VS LED, which one to use?

Are you looking at embracing the video wall solution? Deciding on the display type to use might be an issue you need to resolve before embarking on the project. Nowadays, there are many display technologies out there in the market with each one trying to make its footprint!

LCD and LED are two technologies that have positively made a mark in the display world. A comprehensive look at the features and benefits of these two technologies could be of great help to video wall buyers towards making a choice that best meets their need.

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Dec
11

Video Wall in the Lobby Is the Best Investment a Building Can Buy

Many office buildings spend hundreds of thousands on artwork in their lobbies and sometimes millions on architectural features designed to make a statement, to attract tenants and to impress visitors.

You don’t get a second chance to make a good first impression and so investments in lobbies, foyers, atriums, reception areas and even waiting rooms are always going to be money well spent, but for those looking for big results with a lower budget, video walls are an ideal answer.

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Dec
01

Curating content can be an important option in modern Digital Signage

Currently we are at a crossroads where advanced technology meets a decreasing public attention span, and in the middle of it… information overload! I am sure you have heard the term already--“so much to see and so little time to see it”.

There is so much information everywhere shared at such a rapid rate, that if you blink, you might miss it.

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Mar
02

5 Key Tips for Successfully Deploying Your Video Wall

There are many variables that can make or break your video wall deployment. Being prepared is the best way to both impress your audience without breaking the bank. 

Here at Userful, we have helped hundreds of businesses deploy video walls, and have encountered just about every challenge, hurdle, roadblock--and opportunity there is.

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Jan
26

How to Make a Video Wall: 10 Tips

There are so many ways to plan and implement a video wall that it can be hard to talk about a single, standard traditional approach:

Some video wall vendors add video cards to PC's which are then used to control video walls. Other video wall controllers are built on proprietary hardware with multiple built-in video outputs. Another approach to deploying video walls is to synchronize multiple players on the back of each display.

Deploying a video wall can be an overwhelming experience, which is why Userful offers a solution that is simple, high performance and flexible.

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Jun
23

Engaging Customers in Modern Retail with Video Walls

Consumer expectations are growing rapidly when it comes to in-store communications and engagement. Digital displays are crucial to providing the highest-quality consumer experience in today’s retail world and are used to attract, inform and inspire consumers. As digital displays in retail proliferate, more and more retailers are looking for a way to stand out from the crowd and for ways to ensure their investment in digital displays has a strong ROI.

Video Walls in retail can address both of these vital requirements--offering a way to stand out from the crowd, draw in customers and promote a brand while at the same time providing an ideal platform for increasing sales. The Userful video wall controller is uniquely suited to ensuring a high ROI in retail environments.

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