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

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

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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The Top 10 Factors to help you select the right Content Management System for Video Wall

The Top 10 Factors to help you select the right Content Management System for Video Wall

Digital signage video walls help businesses promote their brand, engage with their audience, deliver important messages, transform the look and feel of a space. Creating and managing content however can be a time-consuming task one which some companies may not be comfortable undertaking.

Enter the Content Management System (CMS).

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Mounting Artistic Video Walls

Mounting Artistic Video Walls

At this point we probably are all very familiar with the impact a video wall can generate. Gone are the days when people were easily “Wowed!” by digital signs and individual displays. Video walls have since taken over as the new tour de force in public display, digital signage and audience engagement.

But as video walls spread, those who really want to stand out from the crowd have been looking for new ways to get back people’s attention and engage with their audience. One of the most visually appealing ways to do this is an artistic video wall.

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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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Video Wall News | June 2017

Video Wall News | June 2017

Each month Userful publishes Video Wall News, a curated selection of articles about video walls and digital signage.

Video Wall Processors and Controllers Interchangeable? Not So Fast.

The distinction between video wall processors and controllers sometimes gets lost. In this article, Tim Griffin, founder and CTO of Userful (@userful) explains the two functions in an easy way to help you understand the role each plays within a video wall system. Read more >>

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Video Wall News Userful | May 2017

Video Wall News Userful | May 2017

Each month Userful publishes Video Wall News, a curated selection of articles about video walls and digital signage.

What You Need to Know About Video Wall Processors & Probably Never Thought to Ask

“The over-IP network-based approach is by far the most flexible and scalable. It addresses the fundamental challenge other processors face: lack of flexibility and the inability to change and grow with the customer.” Written by our in-house expert, Tim Griffin and published by Digital Signage Connection (@DSConnection), this article brings you some answers and insight into the three main categories of video wall processors. Read more >>

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Video Wall News Userful | April 2017

Video Wall News Userful | April 2017

Each month Userful publishes Video Wall News, a curated selection of articles about video walls and digital signage.

INFOGRAPHIC:What AV Professionals Can Learn from McDonald’s Menu Boards

Since 2015 McDonald's has introduced a digital signage menu board across its restaurants, and in recent months added more than 7,000 digital menu kiosks in locations around Europe. In this infographic, take a look at what restaurants can learn from McDonald’s shift to using digital signage in its menu boards. Read more >>

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Video Wall News | March 2017

Video Wall News | March 2017

Each month Userful publishes Video Wall News, a curated selection of articles about video walls and digital signage.

Video Walls in Architecture and Interior Design

Is there a happy medium where technology meets design? The answer is video walls. Check out this article by Userful’s very own CTO, Tim Griffin, (originally published by Retrofit) on his insight into video walls in the architecture industry. @RetrofitMag Read more >>

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