Barco Offers New Entrant Into Collaboration Market With Its Ideation Wall

Barco just a product competitive to the Nureva Wall called the Ideation Wall, which uses a combination of the ClickShare CSE-800 and their UniSee LCD Wall system.

The Ideation Wall consists of several building blocks that Barco says are unique on their own, but when combined, they complement each other. By combining a Barco UniSee LCD video wall, a specifically designed Touch frame for Barco UniSee and a ClickShare CSE-800 which supports annotation, blackboarding and TouchBack out of the box, you create a single, unified experience in your meeting room allowing you to enjoy both the interactivity features that our wireless collaboration solution ClickShare CSE-800 offers and the seamless viewing experience of Barco UniSee, never seen on LCD video walls before.

Share your ideas wirelessly from your own device, whether it is a laptop, mobile or tablet onto a large-pixel seamless canvas, a meeting screen with perfectly balanced image quality and the most vibrant colors at all time. Transform your enterprise meeting room into a room for simple, seamless and straightforward brainstorm and ideation sessions on an amazingly bright screen, with real-time calibration.

Three different use cases are:

  • Use the on board ClickShare CSE-800 software features for annotation and blackboarding;
  • Use any application on your laptop combined with interactive TouchBack capabilities via the ClickShare CSE-800;
  • Use specific ideation software from our Strategic Alliance partners on a separate desktop which is connected to the ClickShare CSE-800 using the HDMI input.

Barco says the Ideation Wall is a fully interoperable and pre-validated reference design. With this new ideation experience which is worked out and validated by Barco.

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In a first phase, the Ideation Wall will be available for customers in EMEA with more regions to follow soon — the U.S. is expected in Q1 2019. Here is all that’s available about it at this time.

Gary Kayye

About Gary Kayye

Gary Kayye, founder of rAVe Publications, is one of the most prominent personalities in the audiovisual industry. He has been a contributor to WIRED magazine and a technical advisor and columnist for Sound & Communications magazine as well as an opinionated columnist for rAVe [Publications] since 2003. In addition to his writing and market analysis, Gary has been a product, marketing and business operations consultant to dozens of AV companies in the U.S. and overseas. Clients have included companies such as Sony, Sharp, Epson, Lutron, InFocus, Sanyo, Mitsubishi, NEC and Philips.   Gary, who has been involved with the audiovisual market for over 20 years, was the recipient of the InfoComm 2003 Educator of the Year Award and the 2007 NSCA Instructor of the Year Award. Over the years, he has donated much of his time as an active volunteer in the AV industry’s trade association and served as chairman of InfoComm’s Professional Education & Training Committee (PETC), chairman of the ICIA Design School Committee and chairman of InfoComm’s Installation School Committee. In addition, he has served on the InfoComm board of governors. He also helped grow the InfoComm Projection Shoot-Out as the premiere AV industry trade show special event serving on the committee from 1991 through 1997, and was instrumental in launching the Shoot-Out in the European market at the Photokina Expo in 1994 and 1996 as well as the Asian market at the 1995 and 1997 INFOCOMM Asia shows.   Prior to founding his own company, Gary was vice president of sales and marketing for AMX Corporation (, a manufacturer specializing in professional AV and residential AV control systems. Prior to AMX, Gary spent nine years at Extron Electronics (, rising to the position of vice president of sales and marketing. Gary earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1987 from the University of North Carolina and is currently Adjunct Faculty at UNC in the School of Journalism teaching a class on how future technologies will affect the future of advertising, PR and marketing.   He is also the founder of Swim for Smiles, a non-profit that raises money for the N.C. Children’s Hospital through swimming and other fitness-related events for kids. You can contact him at