Regular video walls are screens tiled in rectangular shapes usually playing one piece of video content. These video walls are cost-effective and easy to set up. They are often used at retail locations to increase the impact of shown imagery. Typically regular video walls support content up to 4K resolution across the entire screen, encoded in HEVC/H.265 format at 60 frames-per-second.
In addition, AnyTiles Express can be used to create artistically-shaped, infinite-resolution video walls with its Freeform Video Wall feature.
To build a 2-by-2 regular video wall. Regular video walls of any other size can be just as easily built following these steps.
- Connect the system components
Connect all system components per the diagram shown. Install and launch AnyTiles Express on the PC workstation.
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- Choose tiling configuration
You will be prompted to select a layout for screen tiling. Scroll down slightly to find the 2H2 (2-by-2, horizontal) layout option.
- Configure screen tile dimensions
You will be prompted to enter screen dimensions, including width, height, bezel thickness, and resolution. These will allow AnyTiles Express to remove parts of the content to compensate for bezel blockage.
- Select a video and preview the wall
You are then asked to select a video to play from your local computer. Once it is selected, a simulated video wall will be shown with the proper bezel compensation so you can preview the finished project.
- Pair a player with each screen tile to finish
AnyTiles Express will then scan for licensed players on the local network. Make sure your workstation is connected into the same subnet as your video wall media players. If you are not sure, consult with a network administrator.
You need to pair each tile with a player. Once this is done, the software will transfer the video into the players and start playback. Note that the tiles may be out of sync the first time the video is played.