Aug
09

How Userful Works with LED panels

Although a traditional back-lit LCD video wall still offers the best value for highest resolution, direct output LED panels are dropping quickly in cost and offer higher brighness, true zero-bezel and typically a longer lifespan and wider range of colors. As higher resolution direct-output technologies such as OLED and MicroLED come to market the resolution and pixel-density will be less of an issue, although there still some time until it becomes mainstream.

For anyone requiring true zero bezel or ultra-high brigtness, LED is the way to go. Nowadays LED walls are custom built to order. Installers spec the solution to the pixel size they need and manufacturers build to order. The question we get asked most often is:

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Apr
26

The 10 Magic Ingredients Behind Userful

Everyone knows there’s a bit of magic in video walls and so here at Userful we got a little creative and made a really cool video showcasing some of the magic that you get out of a Userful video wall. Want to watch a magic show, step right up, the show is ready for you!

See for yourself, check it out and get excited with all the possibilities!. Just keep in mind that if you blink, you might miss the trick!

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Jan
26

Multiple Desktop Streaming: Take team collaboration to a whole new level (2018)

In a previous blog we talked about how a video wall could help improve your team’s performance and help you make better business decisions using dashboards to organize and visualize multiple data sources simultaneously.

But whether in a huddle room, a conference room, or an executive suite, video walls need to be able to show more than just dashboards.

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Jan
25

Multi-Projector Edge Blending - What is it? (2018)

Everyone is familiar with LCD display-based video walls—mount multiple displays on a wall and to create a single large image canvas. Most video wall controllers let you adjust for bezel compensation to ensure that any gaps between displays are correctly adjusted for in the image output.

Of course, the thinner the bezel of the displays, the less bezel compensation required. Projector-based video walls work in a similar way, but instead of having a display, you have projectors displaying the images onto a surface, only because it's projection, there are no bezels and therefore no seams.

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Nov
08

Why is the network better than HDMI splitters and matrix switcher for video walls

The video wall market is a diverse one, with plenty of solutions, each of which has its own advantages and of course its own limitations.

Our blog posts always strive to provide as much information as possible to help you make the right, well-informed decision when it comes to choosing the appropriate video wall solution for your project.

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Oct
25

Userful adds Picture-in-Picture to its video wall solution

With version 9.6 Userful adds Picture-in-Picture to its video wall feature list.

Picture in Picture allows users to display multiple content streams in inset windows while the main content plays in the background--picture-in-picture gives administrators greater flexibility and control over their video wall.

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Aug
15

Multi-Window: The latest feature in the Userful video wall controller (Version 9.8)

Userful 9.8

The latest version of our award-winning video wall controller software comes with many great features, including improved performance for high-bit-rate 8k content and support for the latest family of Intel processors (7th Gen “Kaby Lake”).

 

Key Feature

But the key feature of the new release is Multi-Window; which allows users to divide displays and video walls into sections within the bezels of the screens, to show different content simultaneously. While our zone feature allows you to display different content on different displays or groups of displays within a video wall, with Multi-Window you can divide the screens more arbitrarily and even divide a single screen.

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Jun
08

What is Failover and How Does it Work with Userful

We all know that reliability is paramount in our lives. We have insurance for everything (i.e. life, house, cars… some people even ensure baseball cards, etc.), because we all want to feel safe in the unfortunate event that something bad happens.

In business nowadays, especially when it comes to Information Technology (IT), where an entire company relies on the proper operation of the computing infrastructure, system uptimes is of the utmost priority. Companies invest hefty amounts of money into ensuring the continuous operability of their computing systems.

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Dec
15

Advanced Video Walls Using the Userful REST API

Userful REST API allows programmatic change to video wall based on presence detection or customer interaction

For years Userful has been pushing the limits of creativity for video walls and public displays, and now, with the newly released REST API, there are virtually no limits on what you can do with a video wall other than your imagination.

System integrators and administrators can now take full advantage of many of the advanced features within the Userful video wall by using the new Userful REST API. This new API provides a platform for any one of a number of tools to programmatically interact with Userful.

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Sep
30

Userful just got better! Improved Performance with hardware added support

Userful today announced the release of Userful v8.7! After unveiling support for ultra high 8k source content delivered to video walls in real time over the network from a PC, and supporting videos at 60fps, We have now improved our solution by adding more certified PCs (Userful Standard Appliance) to our list.

Also we have added new support for Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 offloading video cards; and what’s more, we have added support for Nvidia GPU acceleration, for better performance and higher quality content.

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