Surveillance Video Wall Guide

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Oct 01, 2013

Relic, Eye Candy, or Critical? All three labels may describe surveillance videowalls - vast arrays of monitors used to display hundreds of camera outputs and other security information. They provide an efficient way to display video for large groups of people. However, the numbers of end users adopting traditional video walls is shrinking. Are they finding smarter ways to display video, or are they giving up a critical tool? In this note, we take a look at videowalls and find out.

Traditional Videowall Design

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