Non Traditional Video WallA video wall is a set of multiple screens or displays, tiled together in the form of a wall. They can be used to display multiple sets of information concurrently, or to assemble all of the smaller screens into one larger image. Typically, video walls are being used as digital signage that can be seen clearly from a distance, or as part of ultra-lavish entertainment systems, enjoyed by the very rich. However, that’s only the beginning of what they’re capable of. Here are 4 non-traditional applications for video walls.

  1. Collaborative Projects. One of the major uses for video walls is providing multiple data streams alongside one another to gain a wider perspective in a particular field, such as in control rooms. This can be carried a step further, however, to allow two or more people to work side by side on a project, using the same interface. As opposed to the split screen or picture-in-picture effect that comes with using a single monitor, a video wall can display high definition mock-ups side by side for in-depth comparison. It doesn’t have to be an important work project, either. One popular use for video walls is gaming, and the display lends itself perfectly to multiplayer games.
  2. Exhibits and Educational Displays. In addition to giant concert display screens and home entertainment centers for the very rich, video walls can be used to bring education to life in a way that regular screens can’t. For instance, they can be used to create multimedia exhibits in museums. An otherwise dry display could catch the attention of museum patrons with the addition of a giant video screen that can be seen from the moment you enter the room. A string of display screens laid out end to end could even create a video timeline for some important historical event. With creative, high definition video, you can add a whole new depth to education.
  3. Art Display. Not only can video walls be used to exhibit educational displays, they can also be used to exhibit art in new and innovative ways. Each separate display screen could cycle through a series of pictures or photographs, all with some connecting factor or unifying theme, creating an effect that’s part collage and part montage. A video wall could even be used to create a giant photo-mosaic: a series of smaller pictures that unite together to create a single, larger image. The technology is a blank canvas that can be used in a variety of ways, not only to display art, but to fuel creativity in new directions.
  4. Fully Immersive Entertainment. One video wall can be used to create an immersive, HD viewing experience. Just think what you could do with four of them! With a little creative filmmaking, you can bring people into a room where they’re literally surrounded on all sides by a scene, and become part of the action. It could revolutionize the movie-going experience and open up a whole new realm of cinematic possibilities. For extra fun, shoot it in 3D.

These non-traditional four applications for video walls are just the beginning. Use your imagination. Video walls create images that can be conspicuous, immersive, or even interactive. There’s a myriad of potential applications for this technology. With a little creativity, you can create a whole new video world.

Are you interested in learning more about video walls for unique or more traditional opportunities? The team at Advanced AV would love to help. Connect with us and let’s have a conversation!