Userful Raises the Bar for Video Walls: 8K Source Content in Real Time over the Network using just 1PC


Calgary, AB — May 24th, 2016  —  Userful Corporation, an industry leader in centralized display controller software, announces the release of Userful v8.6, software that turns a standard PC into a video wall controller capable of supporting 60fps video as well as up to 8k video to one or more video walls over the network in real time.   

Userful’s new release has big scalability improvements that have improved video wall synchronization for even the most demanding content and enable the solution to support up to three simultaneous 4k streams in real time from a single PC each delivered to a different video wall over a standard Ethernet network. Userful’s solution is unique in its ability to support both large video walls and large content over the network from just one computer.

Timothy Griffin, founder and CTO of Userful, describes the importance of this new release, “Userful v8.6 pushes the boundaries of what a video wall solution is capable of, but more importantly, by staying affordable, users can now have even more stunning video walls and not break the bank. This is still the simple and flexible solution that’s made it so popular, but the new release offers a big jump in scalability by supporting more displays and larger content. It enables very large multi-source video walls to be deployed with simplicity at a cost effective price point.”

Userful’s software turns a standard PC into a browser-managed video wall controller that adds value beyond simply playing a single piece of content across a grid of displays.  It makes it easy for just about anyone to deploy stunning video walls that are scalable and offer multizone, multisource flexibility, as well as angled rotations for a one of a kind artistic/mosaic-style deployments.

For more information on the Userful Network Video Wall or to order a risk-free trial kit, visit

About Userful

Userful builds an industry leading software appliance for AV & IT professionals to easily control large numbers of displays and interactive content sources from any browser. Userful sits between content and displays providing AV over IP and hundreds of other features.  Userful makes it simple and affordable for organizations to drive and centrally manage intelligent interactive displays from digital signage, to desktops, to touch-screens and video walls and beyond with exceptional performance, unique flexibility and the lowest cost on the market. Userful is the trusted provider of over 1 million displays in over 100 countries and works with zero- and thin-client devices from world-class partners such as ViewSonic, Thinglobal, Atrust, Centerm and HP.

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