9 Chapters

1. What you should know before buying a video wall

Before you invest a single dollar, ask yourself these 8 key questions to help ensure you make good investment decisions.

2. Video wall controller, processor, scaler or none. What do you really need?

Do you need a video wall controller or processor or can you just use displays. We walk you through the key factors to consider in this important decision.

3. Compare and contrast: Video wall controller vs processor

Know the pros and cons of the many different approaches there are today to both video wall processors and controllers. New technology has built upon and vastly improved old approaches.

4. LED, LCD, Projectors or TV's: What's the best option for your video wall?

Quality and costs are major factors which can influence which displays will be used. But you also have to consider the video wall placement and audience.

5. Video wall mounts

You need to ensure all displays are evenly placed, level and have no gaps. If you go for the wrong mounts, you may well spend significantly more time trying to adjust the displays. Worse still you may not even be happy with the results. Get informed. Read our tips.

6. 10 Questions to ask your video wall vendor

Before you choose a video wall vendor, check out these questions. They’ll help ensure your deployment is a smooth and successful one.

7. Video walls for control rooms

Simplicity and ease of use are important factors in choosing a video wall for a control room. You need to ensure that operators can easily use it or you will significantly reduce ROI.

8. Product comparison

Check out these three charts which compare specific solutions based on specific video wall use cases.

9. Learn more about Digital Signage, Control Room and Office video walls

Watch one of five pre-recorded webinars about video walls for the most common and popular use cases.

9 Capítulos

1. Lo que debes saber antes de comprar un video wall

Antes de invertir, hágase estas 8 preguntas clave para ayudarlo a tomar una buena decision.

2. Controlador de pared de video, procesador o ninguno. ¿Qué es lo que realmente necesitas?

Este capitulo habla sobre los factores clave de considerar en esta importante decisión.

3. Comparar y Contrastar: Controlador vs Procesador de Video Wall

Conozca los pros y los contras de los muchos enfoques diferentes que hay hoy en día.

4. LED vs LCD y otras consideraciones de visualización.

La calidad y los costos son los principales factores que pueden influir en qué pantallas se utilizarán. Pero también debes tener en cuenta la ubicación del video wall y su audiencia.

5. Montajes de video walls

Debe asegurarse de que todas las pantallas estén colocadas uniformemente, niveladas y no tengan espacios vacíos. Si optas por las monturas incorrectas, puedes pasar mucho más tiempo tratando de ajustar las pantallas. Peor aún, puede que ni siquiera estés satisfecho con los resultados. Informarse. Lee nuestros consejos

6. 10 Preguntas para hacerle a tu vendedor de video wall.

Asegúrese de saber en qué producto y servicio está invirtiendo.

7. Video walls para Salas de Control.

La simplicidad y la facilidad de uso son factores importantes a la hora de elegir un video wall para sala de control.

8. Comparación de Productos

Compara soluciones específicas basadas en casos específicos de uso de video wall.

9. Aprende más.

Vea nuestros seminarios web para los casos de uso más populares.

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Capítulo 9

Obtenga más información acerca de los video walls para su caso de uso específico

Puede ver cualquiera de los seminarios web pregrabados a continuación para comprender completamente los requisitos y las opciones de video walls para cada uno de estos casos de uso.

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Chapter 9

Get more information about video walls for your specific use case

You can see any of the pre-recorded webinars below to fully understand the requirements and options of the video wall for each of these use cases.

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Chapter 8

Product Comparison Charts

The following product comparison charts are segmented to the particular use case. One for Control room video walls, one for grid video walls used for digital signage the other is for artistic or mosaic style video walls

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Control Room Video Wall Product Comparison Chart

  Userful control room video wall logo Userful control room video wall compared against Hiperwall Userful control room video wall compared against Planar Userful control room video wall compared against VuWall Userful control room video wall compared against Polywall
  Userful Hiperwall Planar Matrix Clarity VuWall Polywall (Software)
Cost $ $$$ $$$$ $$$ $$$
Max Video Source Resolution 8k 4k 4k 4k 6k
Built-in Content Player
Multiple Simultaneous Sources
Setup & Management Complexity 1 Low High Medium High High
PC / Server / Controller location 2 Anywhere within LAN Anywhere within LAN Within 330' from Video Wall In close proximity In close proximity
Maximum Number of Displays Supported 100 250 16 56 Depends on the controller used
Support for Mix of Sizes and Aspect Ratios Yes Yes Yes (only proprietary displays) No No
Content          
Full Screen Browser or Fully Functioning Desktop
HDMI Capture
Realtime Content
Configuration & Management          
Drag'n'Drop Management Interface
Easy Color Calibration
Interactive display alignment
Control from Mobile Device
Bezel Correction
Features          
Multiple sources on sections within a video wall (Zones)
Mult-window: multiple windows of any size within a display or across the bezels of a display
Preset content mapping, layout and settings for quick recall
Remote control of presets and content from laptops, smartphones and/or tablets
Ability to remotely control the keyboard and mouse of interactive sessions (i.e. Full screen browser, fully functioning campaign)
Content Scheduling
API
Picture in Picture
Cloud Based Management
IP-Based capture of Desktops

DISCLAIMER: The information here is based on market data, customer interviews, public information viewed on websites and other marketing materials as of October 2017. If you feel there are any discrepancies or errors in this comparison chart, please contact Userful and let us know so we can correct them. Liability for errors, omissions or consequential loss is expressly disclaimed.

Userful is not associated or representative of any of the listed companies or brands in this chart except for Userful. All trademarks and tradenames used are acknowledged to be the copyright of their respective owners.

Grid Digital Signage Video Wall Product Comparison Chart

  Userful digital signage video wall logo Userful digital signage video wall compared against BrightSign Userful digital signage video wall compared against Datapath Userful digital signage video wall compared against Samsung Userful digital signage video wall compared against Crestron
  Userful BrightSign Datapath Samsung Crestron
Cost $ $$ $$ $$ $$$
Max Video Source Resolution 8k 4k 4k 4k 4k
Built-in Content Player
Multiple Simultaneous Sources
Setup & Management Complexity1 Low Medium High Medium Medium
PC / Server / Controller location2 Anywhere within LAN Next to Displays In close proximity N/A Next to Transmitter
Maximum Number of Displays Supported 100 - 32 50 64
Support for Mix of Sizes and Aspect Ratios Yes Yes Yes Yes (only proprietary displays) Yes
Display Orientation Support Any angle rotation Portrait and Landscape Portrait and Landscape Portrait and Landscape Portrait and Landscape
Content          
HDMI Capture
Integrated Browser (For web content delivery)
Realtime content
Content Scheduling
Cloud Based Management
Centralized Content Updates
Preset Content Mapping
Configuration & Management          
Drag'n'Drop Management Interface
Easy Color Calibration
Control from Mobile Device
Bezel Correction
Advanced Features          
API
Zones
Multi-Window
Picture-in-Picture

DISCLAIMER: The information here is based on market data, customer interviews, public information viewed on websites and other marketing materials as of October 2017. If you feel there are any discrepancies or errors in this comparison chart, please contact Userful and let us know so we can correct them. Liability for errors, omissions or consequential loss is expressly disclaimed.

Userful is not associated or representative of any of the listed companies or brands in this chart except for Userful. All trademarks and tradenames used are acknowledged to be the copyright of their respective owners.

Artistic or Mosaic-style Video Wall Product Comparison Chart

  Userful artistic video wall logo Userful artistic video wall compared against Datapath Userful artistic video wall compared against Planar Mosaic
  Userful Datapath (x4 Controller + DL8 amplifier Planar Mosaic
Cost $ $$ $$$$
Max Video Source Resolution 8k 4k (UHD) 4k
Built-in Content Player
Video Wall Designer
Multiple Simultaneous Sources
Setup & Management Complexity 1 Low High Medium
PC / Server / Controller location 2 Anywhere within LAN In close proximity In close proximity
Maximum Number of Displays Supported 100 32 256
Works with any display (i.e. commercial, consumer, etc.) Yes Yes No (only proprietary displays)
Support for Mix of Sizes and Aspect Ratios Yes Yes Yes
Overlap Displays Yes No Yes
Rotate Individual displays Yes No Yes
Content      
HDMI Capture
Realtime content
Content Scheduling
Cloud-based Management
Centralized Content Updates
Preset Content Mapping
Configuration & Management      
Drag'n'Drop Management Interface
Easy Color Calibration
Interactive Display Alignment
Control from Mobile Device
Bezel Correction
Advanced Features      
API
Zones
Multi-Window
Picture-in-Picture

DISCLAIMER: The information here is based on market data, customer interviews, public information viewed on websites and other marketing materials as of October 2017. If you feel there are any discrepancies or errors in this comparison chart, please contact Userful and let us know so we can correct them. Liability for errors, omissions or consequential loss is expressly disclaimed.

Userful is not associated or representative of any of the listed companies or brands in this chart except for Userful. All trademarks and tradenames used are acknowledged to be the copyright of their respective owners.

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9. Specific Use Cases
9 Chapters

1. What you should know before buying a video wall

Before you invest a single dollar, ask yourself these 8 key questions to help ensure you make good investment decisions.

2. Video wall controller, processor, scaler or none. What do you really need?

Do you need a video wall controller or processor or can you just use displays. We walk you through the key factors to consider in this important decision.

3. Compare and contrast: Video wall controller vs processor

Know the pros and cons of the many different approaches there are today to both video wall processors and controllers. New technology has built upon and vastly improved old approaches.

4. LED, LCD, Projectors or TV's: What's the best option for your video wall?

Quality and costs are major factors which can influence which displays will be used. But you also have to consider the video wall placement and audience.

5. Video wall mounts

You need to ensure all displays are evenly placed, level and have no gaps. If you go for the wrong mounts, you may well spend significantly more time trying to adjust the displays. Worse still you may not even be happy with the results. Get informed. Read our tips.

6. 10 Questions to ask your video wall vendor

Before you choose a video wall vendor, check out these questions. They’ll help ensure your deployment is a smooth and successful one.

7. Video walls for control rooms

Simplicity and ease of use are important factors in choosing a video wall for a control room. You need to ensure that operators can easily use it or you will significantly reduce ROI.

8. Product comparison

Check out these three charts which compare specific solutions based on specific video wall use cases.

9. Learn more about Digital Signage, Control Room and Office video walls

Watch one of five pre-recorded webinars about video walls for the most common and popular use cases.

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