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Clever Communication: Using Video Walls To Communicate Important Messages to Airport Travelers

Sometimes it seems there are more people flying than on the ground; 4.5 billion people took to the air in 2018, connecting between the 17,678 airports located worldwide. In a recent study conducted by airfare aggregator Jetcost at Denver International Airport, an American adult spends on average 3 hours and 20 minutes at the airport waiting for their flight. While the average time spent in an airport vary globally, there is an immense opportunity for airports, shops inside terminals and other businesses to connect with a captive audience waiting to catch their flight.

If a person on average spends 200 minutes inside of an airport, what makes the consumer rate their experience as enjoyable? According to the Skytrax World Airport Awards , travelers have voted Singapore’s Changi Airport as the World’s Best Airport for the seventh time in a row. The top-ranking airport is known for world-class shopping, local and global cuisine and picturesque installations including a 40-meter high indoor waterfall, sky bridge and forested canopy park. Changi Airport is a masterpiece of architectural design as well as passenger experience, with offers to travelers such as free movie vouchers to either of its two 24-hour movie theaters after spending a set minimum amount at the airport shops. Changi Airport rewards passengers for shopping and spending additional time at the airport, while stimulating its own internal economy.

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JUL
22

USR | Hotel Operations

Traverse the Traveler’s Decision-Making Process: Upgrade Your Hotel’s Offering to Enhance the Guest Experience

To stand out in a sea of lodging options this summer, hospitality industry players must find a way to modernize their amenities to remain competitive and bring in more guests. From quaint bed and breakfasts to leading corporate resorts, managers are striving to implement effective tools that increase profits and lower costs without sacrificing the guest experience.

"Where They Go. Why They Stay,” a report by Sullivan and 20|20 Research, explores the traveler decision-making process. Apart from the old classics such as location and local experience, the study shows that above all else—travelers are looking for the most value for their money. However, new research indicates that travelers are less likely to book a hotel over an Airbnb or other homeshare service. So, how do hotel operators vie for the traveler’s attention to remain competitive in this new wave of consumerism? By focusing on short-term, achievable ideas to upgrade their offering.

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JUN
11

New Funding and New Board Members to Accelerate Userful’s Growth

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JUN
11

AV-over-IP, now with a lot more SaaS

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APR
04

Retailers Should Turn to AV-over-IP to Boost Their Digital Signage Strategies

To combat the many challenges brick-and-mortar retailers face today, managers must turn to new solutions that will generate incremental sales and market share uplift, increase consumer loyalty and demonstrate there is still value to physical stores, even in the era of e-commerce.

One new weapon in the retailer’s arsenal today is enhanced digital signage. Digital signage today is much more than a group of monitors displaying vivid pictures, it should be part of an organization’s comprehensive visual communication strategy. AV-over-IP solutions are on the rise and retailers can leverage their existing network infrastructure to display promotional deals, new products, encourage customer engagement, and more.

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APR
04

The Control Room of the Future: Flexibility is King

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MAR
11

Turn Visual Content into a Competitive Differentiator with Userful’s Visual Networking Platform for the Enterprise

Rapid, complete, frictionless communication is the currency that buys organizations success in today’s highly business environment, in industries ranging from transportation to telecommunications. Video and visual content are the core assets that back that currency. Userful has been an innovator in helping organizations leverage their video and visual content since it was founded.

That innovation continues with our new visual networking platform for the enterprise, which includes powerful and user-friendly software and cloud platform that provides a unified solution for all visual communication needs within the enterprise—from communication to collaboration, and operations—all delivered on standard IP network and centrally managed. Leveraging the flexibility of a visual network platform to power all requirements in a multi-site environment is a key strength for organizations wanting to effectively utilize their display assets.

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JUN
14

Infocomm 2018: Userful Cloud & AV over IP

What an amazing show we had at Infocomm 2018. This year we had our own booth, where we showcased our artistic video wall and interactive features—for use in Office, Dashboard and Collaborative environments, as well as in control rooms and command centers:

FEB
09

ISE 2018 Update

We just wrapped up ISE 2018 in Amsterdam! Our booth was packed this year, always busy and a lot of fun to see so many new faces, was well as old (or rather, familiar).

Our stunning artistic video wall is being showcased (have a look at the photos below), as well as our new Cloud management tools and our new Desktop Streaming feature. This great new tool lets you easily display your computer’s screen on a video wall (or on many video walls actually) using the network instead of HDMI.

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JUN
15

Userful at Infocomm 2017 - Highlights

 

It’s been an amazing two days so far at InfoComm 2017. Sharp, ViewSonic, BTX Technologies and Phillips have set up great booths with stunning video walls. Here are some images of the video wall displays:

4K Video Wall with Sharp

Our partner, Sharp is showcasing their 70" video wall displays (the world's largest), and have deployed a 3-display artistic video wall, powered by Userful’s video wall controller. Have a look at the video below:

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