Video Walls Come Home as Runco Intros WindowWall
The new product from Runco enables multi-screen viewing with virtually seamless mulitple video displays.
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Runco’s WindowWall easily establishes a multi-screen viewing environment
March 24, 2010 by Stephen Hopkins

Just what your luxury home needs; more displays, right? How about a grid of multiple displays as the focal point of an entire wall? It might sound a little Fahrenheit 451, but it’s really Runco‘s new WindowWall technology. 

Not just displays mounted side-by-side, the Runco WindowWall represents true video-wall technology adapted from commercial applications for the home environment. With edge gaps as little as 0.28”, mounting depths of only 4.5”, and displaced rack-mount electronics, WindowWall technology allows for infinite configuration variations and applications. 

Having trouble wrapping your mind around all the possibilities? Runco is providing custom electronics pros with a library of reference designs to give you some ideas.

How about a dynamic art installation that flips one panel to a security feed when a visitor enters your property?

Or the ultimate sports-bar with a wall that can quickly and easily jump from one game to four, five, six, 10, or any combination in between?

Maybe a video conferencing wall that can double as a multi-screen market ticker and productivity environment? 

These are just a handful of the reference design possibilities, and with residential-friendly design, most installations won’t require additional ventilation or HVAC engineering (though a compendium of thermodynamic properties are available for environmental engineers if your project or installer has one handy). Separate rack-mount electronics and processing are part of the low thermal footprint, but also facilitate simple on-site maintenance, repairs, and upgrades. 

If that blank wall staring at you is begging for a wall of dynamic video, visit your local Runco dealer and installer to see just what their new WindowWall system could do for your luxury home. 

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Stephen Hopkins is chief technology editor for EH Publishing. He writes product reviews, features, and focuses heavily on 3D TV, iPhone and iPad apps, and digital content.

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