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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 Medium 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

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