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Hi, our customer would like to have a video wall with 3 displays to run presentations. What would be the best hardware for this - what displays and media player? Also, what program should I use to create 1 presentation that can be screened on all 3 displays?
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Colin,

We have a variety of options to chose from for Video walls.  Have a look in our store https://store.risevision.com/products/?cat=Media%20Players  and scroll down to the Userful items.  It's also possible to use independent machines and monitors, and divide your presentation into thirds--scheduling each one to the appropriately placed devices.

Thanks,

Matthew
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We are interested in that too, but there is little information on these: https://store.risevision.com/product/78/userful-1-display-video-wall-trial-kit?cid=77d65575-178b-499...

What is the difference between 3 products, what 'Trial kit' means?

Found something here: http://www.userful.com/videowall/
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Hi Darius, my name is Daniel from Userful and I wanted to comment on your post just to explain a bit about the various options.  The three different trial kits on the store site differ only in the number of client devices included in the kit.  All of them come with the zero client hardware and a basic-tier license and then also a trial license for all the various tiers of Userful--supporting 4k content, "artisitc" layout, pre-set zones within the video wall etc.  Just shoot me an email daniel@userful.com if you'd like more information about the solution or pricing for the various tiers.  userful.com/videowall has lots of info and various resources you can make use of as well, but don't hesitate to reach out if I can help you...
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we use this machine for video wall, and it works perfectly 

http://www.amazon.com/Lenovo-ThinkCentre-M93p-Tiny-Desktop/dp/B00E2TYAXS

Just make sure you pick the model without a vga input, because in that case you would need to have converter for analog into digital. Pick one with 2 hdmi and one display port for example. Just dont pick one with VGA. here's how it looks
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Hi, I have a couple of questions regarding how to set a video wall, if you don`t mind to give me some comments I will really appreciate it.

What type/model of screen are you using?
Does the way to set it is by just joining each screen through the displayport and just 1 (in this case) Lenovo?
If the 3 screens are for example 1920x1080, does all I have to do is to create in RV a content/container of 5760x1080? meaning I will only have one display ID for this group of 3?
I took a look to the userful platform to run videowalls, but I was wondering that there is no need at all to perform the video wall. Yours looks nice.

Thanks!!
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Hi Luis

Our client bought the screens. We were using standard home Panasonic 42as600 screens. Because those screens have only HDMI input, and our lenovo pc have one HDMI, display port, and DVI, we were using adapters. One is connected through HDMI, one with display port -to-hdmi adapter and third with DVI-to-hdmi adapter. There is no quality loss when converting because botth are digital. 

Adapters cost 5-10$.

Digital signage software sees this as one display with resolution depending on the screen position. In the picture above if you are going horizontally you multiply width. We are using full HD so in our case it was 1920(x3)x1080 = 5760x1080. If you for example use a two rows of two displays (square setup) and use full hd as a base you would have to go with 1920(x2) x 1080(x2) = 3840x2160. 

And yes this is one display ID. So you would have to create videos and pictures in resolution above. 

Trying to set up 3 displays as each one separetely and use it as a video wall is not a good solution, because at some point the desycnhronization will occur.

If you have any more questions, dont hesitate to ask. Ill be more than happy to answer.

Best regards
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Thanks a lot, you info is really helpful, I will move on this , it is also for a restaurant client , and contact you if any questions. Regards!!
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Hi again, I want to ask you some more questions.
I made a test with my ASUS Chromebox  attaching a second monitor, but unfortunately I got  bad results(it blinks), I also posted this issue but I got an answer that dual monitor are not RV supported.
but knowing that you did it, I want to know if you could set the risevision app to run in kiosk mode, since I,am not familiar using RV with windows, I have heard within several RV posts, that is not supported or at least not easy at all.  Do you mind to provide me with some feed back on this? thanks again!!