What are video walls used for?

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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LCD VS LED, which one to use?

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

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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Curating content can be an important option in modern Digital Signage

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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Integrate digital displays into your space: Balance aesthetics and functionality

Integrate digital displays into your space: Balance aesthetics and functionality

Digital signage has become a pivotal element in our everyday lives, a key medium for delivering information, engaging customers and promoting a brand. Digital displays are everywhere you go—restaurants, hotels, airports, malls, retail stores. However, if you think digital signage is about simply displaying your message, think again.

Digital displays are a way to create an exciting, engaging and unique aesthetics and turning a visit to a restaurant, store or hotel into an experience. Digital displays can be deployed in ways that are functional, engaging and visually stunning for an aesthetically pleasing experience. This is often called “techorating” which is a mix between technology and decor. It’s about integrating display technologies, digital signage and even projection systems with the overall decorative theme of a room or building to promote a brand, transform a shopper’s experience or engage with an audience in a new way.

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5 Key Tips for Successfully Deploying Your Video Wall

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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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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Engaging Customers in Modern Retail with Video Walls

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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Discover simplicity and freedom for digital signage content management

Discover simplicity and freedom for digital signage content management

Good content is key to any digital signage deployment. Making it easy to manage that content is equally important. So, we thought about how to take the complexity out of traditional video walls and create a simple, all-in-one solution.

That's why we recently teamed up with Rise Vision, a cloud-based, enterprise content management system that provides free, simple and versatile digital signage content management.

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