In this Chapter, we are going to review video wall. With a video wall you can actually span a presentation across multiple screens. For instance, if you want to put multiple screens in a vertical or horizontal configuration, you can have the content bleed from one screen to the next, or you can also have the option to run individual content on each one of the screens.

With the current release we support 4096x4096 pixel resolutions. Thus you can use vertical or horizontal configuration. We will cover some of the possible configurations you can use.

To take advantage of multi screen you'll need to get a good computer for your signage player. The computer you choose can run with the Windows and Mac. It should have a good video card that can drive two, three or even four screens.

Right now we are looking at the display properties of our PC and this particular PC was setup with four video outs.

It has two screens on top and two screens on the bottom. Just to confirm that this configuration is valid, you can see that each screen right here is set to be 1920 x 1080.

As a result, if we multiply the width of the two screens, it is 3840, which is smaller than our allowed size of 4096.

Also the height is 2160, which is smaller than our allowed 4096.

In the following configuration we've connected 5 screens to a single computer, but we've setup all the screens in vertical mode.

And here you are looking at the windows display property. You can see the total is 3840. Just like before, this is a valid configuration which will work just fine, because we're still within our 4096 x 4096 max resolution configuration.

Therefore, in the previous configuration each screen was set to a high definition 1920x1080. In this configuration we set each screen to a smaller resolution of 1024x728. We did so to allow us to build the video wall to sixteen screens (with each screen in horizontal or landscape mode).

If you do the same screens and set them to a vertical or portrait mode, you will be able to fit twenty screens into your video wall. But remember, you still need a computer strong enough, along with a video wall controller capable of driving that many screens.

And what's great about this configuration is: it allows you to create the presentation. You simply bleed your content across all your screens regardless if they are images or videos. Just build the presentation once and the system will take care of the content for you.

At the same time, if you want to control individual content of a specific screen, you can do that too. Let's jump into the studio and see how to configure all this.

Once you setup your PC with a proper screen configuration, we can go to navigation and to screens. Let's go ahead and add a new screen.

Therefore, if you want a vertical configuration you must use 1080x1920 instead of 1920x1080 pixels.

Next, let's setup this configuration (you see here), which is used for HD screens.

We will setup a setup 3840x2160 screen layout and draw four screen divisions, and set each one for 1920x1080.

Of course, we can have different channels in the Timeline and run different content for each screen division.

Subsequently, if you want content to bleed across all screens --simply use one screen division.

And if you want different content for each screen --use multiple screen divisions.

As a result, you have full flexibility over which content will run within your four screen layout configuration. And because you are driving all the screens from a single computer you can really set any type of screen division. If you want to setup layers or masks or create multiple Screen Divisions --all which is very flexible and is completely up to you. Let's use this configuration in a Campaign.

Add a new Campaign and use our screen layout. Then you can add resources to the timeline and build your Campaign.

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