Hiperwall Certified PCs From Seneca Come Optimized For AV-Over-IP Video Wall Performance

Hiperwall, a secure software platform provider for IP-based video walls, today announced that Seneca, an Arrow Electronics company and manufacturer of purpose-built computing hardware, will provide a variety of pre-imaged Hiperwall Certified video wall controller PCs that are optimized for a range of video wall applications. “The global hardware shortage has raised significant concerns among customers […]

WMAQ Chicago Unveils Set Filled With Video Walls, City References

Hiperwall 8.0 Adds Video Wall Zone Control, High Frame Rate 4K Content Support, Simplified Content Sharing

Hiperwall Inc., a provider of IP-based video wall and signage control solutions, has rolled out version 8.0 of its hardware-agnostic video wall control software. Hiperwall says: “One of the most value-adding upgrades to the … software to date, Hiperwall 8.0 unlocks extremely powerful features that dramatically improve content integrity, system performance, and content sharing.” Zone Control […]

Planar Expands VP And XR Product Portfolio With Debut Of Planar Venue Pro VX Series

Planar, a global provider of visualization technology, has launched the Planar Venue Pro VX Series, a family of indoor fine pixel pitch LED video wall displays delivering in-camera visual performance for virtual production (VP) and extended reality (XR), as well as on-camera visual performance for broadcasters. The company says the series “combines high-performing scan and […]

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Video Walls, Now Cheaper, Broaden TV’s Studio And Storytelling Prospects

Video walls are getting “bigger and bigger and cheaper and cheaper,” prompting wider adoption among broadcasters who are discovering a broad raft of storytelling and set design opportunities in their adoption. Above, FX Design Group delivered the set for KHON Honolulu, which includes a 3.9 pixel pitch video wall background that stretches nearly 33 feet long and just over 8 feet high.

InfoComm 2022: VuWall Updates TRx Visualization & Video Wall Control Management Platform

VuWall, a provider of video wall control systems and unified visualization solutions, will demonstrate version 3.2 updates to its award-winning TRx visualization and video wall management software in Booth N1569 at InfoComm 2022 (June 4-10 in Las Vegas). The new version adds a new plug-in for Genetec Security Center and an enhanced user interface and […]

VuWall Application Server Allows Secure Sharing and Controlling Of Websites, Applications On Video Walls

VuWall, a technology provider of video wall control systems and unified visualization solutions, is launching the Application Server, a cost-effective appliance for streaming, sharing, controlling and visualizing websites and applications across AV/IT networks. The Application Server is a scalable and versatile solution that simplifies video wall deployments by providing quick access to websites, dashboards and […]

VuWall Introduces PAK Video Wall-Over-IP Solution

VuWall, a provider of video wall control systems and unified visualization solutions, is launching PAK, a solution for deploying and managing modular video walls in AV-over-IP environments. PAK is a networked, multi-decode node that can operate as a stand-alone device or be stitched with other nodes to build an IP-based video wall that is infinitely […]

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U.S. Newsrooms Warm On Video Walls, Cool On VR

Video walls continue to dominate studio design trends in the U.S. with ever-broader use framed by the “warmth” of natural materials and local personality. Abroad, newsrooms have been more embracing of the virtual reality sets of which domestic broadcasters are still wary. Above, FX Design Group designed and installed the KHON Honolulu set, which features large video walls.

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Cloud Dominates Devoncroft Discourse

Public cloud technology has moved into the realm of widespread broadcaster acceptance, discussions at this week’s Devoncroft Partners’ Executive Summit confirmed, although there’s wariness that legacy vendors can make the transition along with them. Labor shortages and supply chain problems also surfaced as major concerns.

VuWall’s TRx 3.1 Wins SCN Installation Product Award at InfoComm 2021

VuWall, a provider of video wall control systems and unified visualization solutions, said that its TRx version 3.1, the company’s major update of its centralized video wall management platform, has won the 2021 Systems Contractor News Installation Product Award. The award was presented to VuWall at InfoComm 2021 in appreciation of the product’s unique ability […]

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Falling Cost, Ease Of Use Boost LED Video Walls

Recent supply chain issues notwithstanding, newsrooms are embracing LED video walls for their dropping prices, ease of use and improved quality over older, LCD options. Above: WRDW Augusta, Ga., included a large video wall in its new facility, designed by FX, that it moved into earlier this year. (Source: WRDW)

VuWall Reduces Video Wall Integration Time With TRx Version 3.1

VuWall, a provider of video wall control systems and unified visualization solutions, today has released TRx version 3.1, the company’s centralized video wall management platform. The company says its TRx platform “is unique in delivering advanced video wall management and AV distribution capabilities and this major update facilitates the configuration and operation of video wall […]

USSI Global Technicians Optimize LED Wall Performance At Las Vegas Convention Center

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TVN Tech | Studio Designs Look Past COVID

COVID-19’s social distancing requirements won’t have a lasting impact on studio design and trends like video walls are expanding, vendors say. But remote production has compelled them to offer simple-to-use at-home kits until COVD abates. Above, Devlin Design Group recently delivered the set for the new studio at the Tennis Channel. The set uses LED displays surrounding the studio. The Tennis Channel can use the same set for different programs since the LEDs can display “graphic wallpaper” that can be customized.

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TVN Tech | Upping The Election AR And Graphics Game

Broadcasters won’t be hampered by remote working conditions for election night 2020, and they have a bevy of new graphics and augmented reality tools to help them tell the story. Above, Broadcasters can make complex data easy for viewers to grasp through augmented reality objects generated by Brainstorm graphics using real-time data from different sources. A Punt, a regional channel in Spain, covered municipal elections, and this interactive map shows the winning party in each town, with detailed results for the seats won in each town are shown on the chart of the left side. The bars on the bottom show a rundown of all the cities, in alphabetical order, with the results in real time.

CBC Turns To APG Media Group On Election Night

Election nights have become one of TV’s biggest live events, so to maximize engagement and excitement during last night’s Canada’s 2019 federal election night coverage, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. built the country’s most technologically advanced live broadcast studio, where nearly every visible surface is an LED display — including the floor. The CBC tapped video […]

WRAL-WRAZ Raleigh Debuts New Set

Capitol Broadcasting’s WRAL and WRAZ Raleigh, N.C. (DMA 27) 50, launched a new set on Oct. 31 starting with their noon newscasts. The new set houses what the company believes to be the largest local news LED installation in the country. Not one, but two, LED screen arrays will help the WRAL News and Weather […]

Apantac Showcases KVM Over IP At IBC

Apantac, an international manufacturer of multiviewers, video walls, extension and signal processing solutions announces its new KVM over IP solutions, which it will showcase at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at stand 8.E43. KVM over IP for openGear — This first of its kind solution is one of the most modular and scalable KVM […]

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Video Walls Advance Set Design, Storytelling

A step up from past LCD video walls, the new LED technology is increasingly featuring in new news set designs, enabling crisper images and more flexibility.

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News Graphics Sharpen As Workflow Eases

Developments in TV news graphics have seen a host of improvements from better real-time flexibility to more streamlined workflows and even monetization prospects.

IHSE USA, VuWall Join Forces On Video Walls

IHSE USA, a company that develops award-winning high-end KVM display management systems, announced a new partnership with VuWall, a provider of high-quality and intuitive visualization solutions for controlling, managing, and collaborating on graphic information for video walls and multiscreen structures. The new partnership addresses a gap in the market, allowing companies to scale their KVM […]

‘ABC World News Tonight’ Gets Video Wall Upgrade

Why LED Video Walls Are Replacing LCD Panels

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KTTV Adds Additional Video-Wall Driven Set

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Vitec

Vitec | Booth SL6821 | www.vitec.com  Vitec’s enterprise-grade EZ TV IPTV and digital signage platform can now manage and drive complex video wall setups and is interoperable with the latest content protection and DRM standards required by the leading services providers for IPTV deployments. These capabilities are fully supported through the EZ TV Platform, with […]

2017 IN REVIEW

LED Top Trend That Drove Broadcast Design

Broadcast design in 2017 was driven heavily by three letters — LED. Last year, LED video walls and video arrays continued to see monumental growth, with lower prices and greater advantages of flexibility making the technology pop up in even smaller markets. Although seamless LED walls are by no means new, they did see a significant boost last year.

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WSYX Uses Video Walls For Ultimate Flexibility

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Apantac

Apantac | Booth N6406 | Website: www.apantac.com  Apantac, provider of cost-effective multiviewers, video walls, extenders, and signal processing solutions is debuting a nine input Multiviewer card for the openGear platform at NAB 2017. The OG-Mi-9 is a nine input multiviewer card designed for the openGear frame and Dashboard software. Three versions of the card are […]

TVN TECH SPECIAL REPORT: NEWS SETS, PART 2

The Big Picture On Video Wall Controllers

As prices for the technology have come down, TV stations and others are able to create graphic templates for video walls and have those graphics pushed to the displays automatically from a predetermined rundown. Here’s a rundown of some of the most popular video wall controller vendors today in the broadcast space. This is Part Two of a four-part Special Report on news sets. See Part One here.

Vizrt Drives Three-Tiered Video Wall For Canal+ Spain

Spanish satellite broadcaster Canal+ is using Vizrt’s tools to control content played on its 45m2 RPG video wall, used on its popular show, Mucho Más Deporte (Much More Sports). The video wall is made up of three main sections: A left video wall, a right video wall, and a video floor. This solution is using […]

Userful Releases 4K Network Video Wall

Userful Corp., a provider of centralized, interactive display software, has launched what it’s calling “the world’s first network video wall capable of delivering 4K, real-time content to a 25-display video wall over a standard Ethernet network.” Most traditional video walls are expensive and complicated, often requiring specialized video cards, or signal-splitting devices, and high-end servers.  […]

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Weather Channel Uses Orad To Drive Video Walls

‘Today’ Uses Video Wall To Add Kitchen To Set