Barco’s UniSee Could Take a Big Chunk of the Video Wall Market By Next Year

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This week I went to New York City for the global unveiling of a new product from Barco, UniSee, which signals Barco’s entry into the LCD video wall market. The Barco people had described this product as “disruptive” to the video wall market. I think “game-changing” was also mentioned. This made me a bit skeptical. […]

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Barco Enters LCD Video Wall with Solution That Even Includes the Mount

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Barco is building its new UniSee direct-view LCDs, aimed at the video wall market, in Taiwan. And because the new UniSee line is aimed at simplifying the installation of LCD video walls, Barco has also custom-designed a UniSee mount that, the company says, guarantees less than a 1.09-millimeter separation between pixels from one monitor to […]

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Greater Columbus Convention Centre Gets North America’s First LG installed Direct View LED Powered by Signagelive

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The Greater Columbus Convention Centre are wrapping up a 22-month expansion and renovation project, according to Experience Columbus. The $140 million dollar changes include: Adding 37,000 square feet of exhibit space Upgrading finishes and aesthetics in meeting rooms, ballrooms and public spaces An expansive two level open atrium Full exterior renovations including a new 800 […]

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Sharp Claims Industry’s Largest Monitor Specifically Designed For Video Walls with New 70″

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Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, today introduced what it says is the largest monitor specifically designed for video walls in the industry, the PN-V701. The newest addition to Sharp’s family of displays is designed for use in stores and shops that are looking to affordably create wow factor. With a […]

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Christie Digital’s Video Walls for Control Rooms Guide Is Pure Awesomeness

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Christie Digital just launched an educational white paper for selecting the right video wall for control system applications. Of course, it’s full of Christie products – they produced it. But, even with that in there, we think this is a must-have guide of you are in the market for designing or building a control system. […]

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Leyard Planar Launches the Industry’s First Seamless LED Touch-Enabled Video Wall

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Today Leyard Planar launched the Leyard LED MultiTouch, the industry’s first seamless LED touch-enabled video wall. This proprietary multi-touch solution revolutionizes interactivity for narrow pixel pitch LED video walls without the disadvantages of front glass — offering a seamless, lightweight and durable LED touch surface enabled by their patent-pending Leyard PLTS (Pliable LED Touch Surface) technology. The Leyard LED MultiTouch brings advanced interactivity […]

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Hiperwall Intros New “Affordable” Videowall Software

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Hiperwall today is unveiling the next generation Hiperwall Premium Suite video wall management software. Hiperwall Premium Suite does not require expensive proprietary hardware, making it more cost-effective and budget friendly.  The Suite contains the software components considered necessary to set up a video wall or a distributed dynamic visualization system. The Hiperwall solution features software […]

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SI Launches Tiles Screen Tiling System for Video Walls

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Screen Innovations (SI) at ISE launched something called Tiles, a new screen tiling system for the video wall category. Tiles can go as large as 288″ W by 162” H (330″ diagonal), and is 4K/8K+ rated and UHD/HDR ready. To build a Black Diamond video wall, panels are placed next to each other with a very small seam and stacked in a running-bond […]

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Christie Debuts Extreme Series of LCD Video Wall Panels

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Christie just debuted the new Extreme Series to its Aspect family of LCD video wall panels. The new series consists of four models: FHD553-XE, FHD553-XE-R, FHD553-XE-H and FHD553-XE-HR and include a range of brightness levels and feature an advanced electronics platform with an optional redundant remote power supply. Designed for near-seamless video walls, the Extreme […]

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NEC Display Adds Two Video Wall Displays

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NEC Display today added two video wall displays, the MultiSync UN551S and MultiSync UN551VS, to its line-up of video wall solutions. The new 55-inch models feature the latest developments in reliability, homogeneous image playback and ease of installation. The UN551S and UN551VS both feature a flat panel surface from edge to edge, enabling cohesive multi-screen […]

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Matrox Ships C900 Graphics Card, a Single-Slot, Nine-Output Graphics Card

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Matrox Graphics today announced that the Matrox C900, a single-slot, nine-output graphics card, is now available. The Matrox C900 is a single-slot, PCI Express x16 graphics card that drives nine displays at resolutions of up to 1920×1200@60Hz per output. Designed to power 3×3 or 9×1 video walls, C900 delivers one ultra-large desktop across all attached […]

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Global Sales of Commercial Flat Panel Products Rise 17 Percent Year-on-Year to Reach Shipments of 855,000 Units in Q2 2016

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The global commercial flat panel display market totaled shipments of 855,000 units in Q2 2016, a year-on-year increase of 17 percent. Of the major product categories, the LCD videowall market shows the highest year-on-year growth rate but this positive trend is largely limited to China with sales in other major markets largely stagnant. In China, […]

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Barco Intros New Laser Video Walls

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Barco introduces RGB laser-powered rear-projection video walls. The Flagship laser series for 24/7 control rooms offers all the advantages of RGB laser projection for large video walls – including laser brightness levels and vibrant colors like never before, with an unmatched lifetime and lowest total cost of ownership (TCO). To enable operators to view all […]

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Matrox Launches C900 Nine-Output Graphics Card to Drive 3×3 Video Wall

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The new Matrox C900 is a multi-display graphics card — designed to drive nine 1920×1200 displays simultaneously. Matrox C900 is a special-purpose graphics card designed to power 3×3 and 9×1 video walls. Its single-slot form factor and low power consumption at 75W offer digital signage and video wall vendors simpler integration and a lower cost […]

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Datapath Releases the Fx4 4K Video Wall Driver

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Datapath has introduced the Datapath Fx4, a multi-display controller with four outputs and three inputs from a single box. Features include DisplayPort 1.2 capture (with loop-through) at 4K/UHD at 60fps and HDMI 1.4 4K capture at 30fps. All inputs and outputs support HDCP content and can be programmed and controlled independently through either a local […]

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Christie Allure Announces Packaged VideoWall Systems

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Allure “out of the box” Video Wall (by Christie) packages designed to make implementation easier, quicker and more cost effective, all while offering a choice of top quality displays, warranties and installation services. Packages start at four displays and include as many as 25 displays designed to transform high traffic areas such as retail spaces, […]

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Matrox Unveils Single-Slot Graphics Card to Drive Nine 1920×1080 Displays for 3×3 Video Walls

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Matrox Graphics today announced Matrox C900, the world’s first single-slot, nine-output graphics card that supports nine 1920×1080 displays at 60Hz. The latest card in the popular Matrox C-Series line of multi-monitor graphics cards, C900 will be debut at ISE 2016 (Amsterdam RAI, Feb. 9-12, stand 11-F48). A special-purpose graphics card designed to power 3×3 and […]

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Sharp Video Wall Is in Full Fashion at French Designer’s NYC Retail Store

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When a French fashion company opened a store in Manhattan’s trendy SoHo neighborhood, it wanted a specific architecture style. However, a major concern was that the store’s existing skylights would wash out any video screens. Sharp professional displays proved to be the right monitors for the job. Business Environment Challenges A world-famous French fashion designer […]

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VIA Announces VIA Chrome Video Wall DS Series Controllers

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VIA Technologies has announced the VIA Chrome Video Wall DS Series Controllers, featuring a selection of media servers for creating multi-paneled menu boards as well as standard, mosaic and architectural video wall canvasses for delivering dynamic digital signage content. Leveraging VIA’s advanced Chrome graphics capabilities, VIA Chrome Video Wall DS Series Controllers support playback of […]

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Planar Debuts Family of Seamless, Fine-Pitch LED Video Walls

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Planar Systems announced the Planar DirectLight LED Video Wall System that is available in four resolutions ranging from 1.6 to 3.1 millimeter pitch. The Planar DirectLight LED Video Wall family is designed for indoor environments, including well-lit public spaces and corporate lobbies, as well as light-controlled conference rooms, auditoriums and control rooms. And, Planar says […]

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YCD Multimedia Installs Video Wall for Diesel Flagship Retail Stores

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Many of today’s retailers are trying to understand how to best create an engaging in-store experience within their traditional retail environments. Additionally, brand representatives need a way to engage consumers who are increasingly accustomed to the convenience of online shopping. Diesel S.p.A. was faced with a similar challenge, even as one of the world’s leading […]

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Primeview Adds HD-SDI Connectivity to Video Walls

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Primeview has added HD-SDI (high definition-serial digital interface) connectivity to their video walls in the broadcast market. The single HD-SDI input allows studios to now natively connect on-set video walls to their legacy technology infrastructure. Eliminating the external converter to connect video walls to DVI or HDMI inputs, the HD-SDI single to cable video wall […]

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eyevis Adds 4K Monitors

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eyevis expanded its Ultra HD monitor lineup today by adding 58‘‘, 85‘‘ and 98’‘ formats. Housed in what the company says is a ruggedized case, all of them are spec’d to have at least a 450 cd/m2 brightness and a range of contrast levels. All of them can be integrated into a video wall configuration […]

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Planar Adds Two New Ultra-Narrow Bezel Models

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Planar Systems today announced two new “ultra-narrow” bezel LCD models in its line of Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall System with G2 Architecture: a 46” model with 800 nits brightness and a 55” model with 500 nits brightness. The new models feature a tiled bezel width of just 3.7 millimeter (0.15 inches) between adjacent LCD […]

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InfoComm: Big Video: Churches See the Light

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By Dan Daley Special to InfoComm International It’s sometimes hard to reconcile the putative mission of a church with what has become the technically sophisticated entertainment experience inside many of them. But irony hasn’t stopped many houses of worship from pursuing ambitious AV technology strategies in an era when video dominates media of all types. […]

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The Power of The Wall

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So ya, thought ya, might like to go to the show… The year was 1979 when Pink Floyd, one of the most revolutionary bands in history, released one of the most powerful albums in history. It set records, trends — it was, and still is, unmatched by any other band in rock music. Roger Waters, […]

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Mitsubishi Intros 60” Slim Display Wall Cube

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Mitsubishi’s newest display wall cube is in the form of a 60” Slim Cube with a “near-zero bezel.” The rear-projection LED display cube measures only 20.5 inches deep, which is approximately 26 percent slimmer than Mitsubishi Electric’s similarly sized, conventional rear-projection LED display cubes. Additionally, depending on how it is installed, the footprint depth of […]

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