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  • Brand: Samsung
  • Product: Photo/video software
  • Model/name: MagicInfo VideoWall Author
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Table of Contents

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MagicInfoVideoWall
VideoWall is an application which publishes video wall content created in the authoring tool MagicInfo
VideoWall Author or general content (images, movies, etc.) through VideoWall Console, and plays the
published content on video wall monitors.
MagicInfo VideoWall
User Manual
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Before usin
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Understanding This Manual.............................3
Menu Command.
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Software Titles....................................................3
Main Functions of VideoWall............................4
System Requirements.
.........................................5
Program Restrictions.
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VideoWall Consol
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Installation and Uninstallation.
.........................6
Installing the Program.........................................6
Uninstalling the Program.
.....................................7
License Registration.
............................................8
Using VideoWall Console.................................9
Logging on to VideoWall Console.........................10
Screen Composition........................................11
Top Menus..........................................................11
Administration Menu.
...........................................11
Device Information.
.............................................12
Log Information..................................................12
Message Information.
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Schedule Information..........................................12
Content Management.
.....................................13
Content Registration............................................14
Publishing Content..............................................15
Deleting Content ................................................15
Recycle Bin.........................................................16
Managing a Schedule......................................17
Registering a Schedule........................................18
Instant Publish.
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Schedule Publish.
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Viewing a Schedule.............................................24
Week.
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Month.
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List........................................................................29
Message Schedule.
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Preview.................................................................30
Position.
.................................................................31
Align.
.....................................................................31
Device............................................................33
Device................................................................34
General.
.................................................................34
System..................................................................38
Display..................................................................41
Network................................................................43
Job Schedule.
......................................................45
Register.................................................................46
Cancel...................................................................50
Delete...................................................................51
Log.....................................................................52
Delete...................................................................52
Export...................................................................53
Settings..........................................................54
General Settings..................................................55
Magic Info Server Settings.
.....................................55
Basic setting..........................................................57
User Settings.
......................................................58
Add.......................................................................59
Change.
.................................................................60
Delete...................................................................61
Scene Editor...................................................62
Screen Composition.
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Using Scene Editor..............................................64
Add.......................................................................64
Delete...................................................................66
Apply.
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VideoWall Clien
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Program Installation........................................67
Program Uninstallation....................................68
Using VideoWall Client.
....................................69
Icons and Components.
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Video Wall Agent Composition................................70
RDC Composition...................................................70
Setting VideoWall Client.
..................................71
LOGIN................................................................71
Configuration - Administrator Screen.
...................71
Default..................................................................72
Network................................................................72
Play.......................................................................73
Admin.
...................................................................74
Options.
.................................................................76
LivePlaye
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Program Installation........................................77
Program Uninstallation....................................78
Using LivePlayer.
.............................................79
IP Camera.
..........................................................79
IP Camera Information.
..........................................79
Streaming Information...........................................80
Settings.................................................................80
Adding and Deleting an IP Camera.........................81
PC Screen...........................................................82
Screen Information................................................82
PC Screen Information...........................................83
Sending and Configuring the PC Screen..................83
Contents
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Understanding This Manual
This manual provides product information in easy-to-understanding instructions
as follows.
Menu Command
Menu commands are described as follows. : Select Startup - Video Wall Agent.
- This means that you must select the Video Wall Agent on the Startup tab.
Software Titles
In this manual, the following application names are used to provide product
information.
MagicInfo VideoWall refers to VideoWall,
MagicInfo VideoWall Console refers to VideoWall Console,
MagicInfo VideoWall Client refers to VideoWall Client,
MagicInfo VideoWall LivePlayer refers to LivePlayer,
MagicInfo VideoWall Author refers to VideoWall Author
and MagicInfo-i Premium Edition Server refers to Server.
Before using
MagicInfo VideoWall
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Main Functions of VideoWall
VideoWall is an Application which publishes video wall content created in the
authoring tool MagicInfo VideoWall Author or general content (images, movies,
etc.) through VideoWall Console and plays the published content on video wall
monitors.
Irregular video wall Feature

Content playback on non-formal irregular video wall monitors as well as on
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regular matrix video wall monitors
Scene-by-Scene Content Playback
Scene-by-scene content playback through creation of video wall content
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Content Playback using Various Layouts

Playback of one content item using various layouts through creation of video
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wall content
Instant Publishing
Convenient schedule publishing with the Instant Publish feature
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Urgent Message Feature
Playback of a synchronized urgent message on all the video wall monitors
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Scene Editor Feature
Live editing of the currently playing content on video wall monitors
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IP Camera and PC Screen Features

Playback of images from IP Camera or PC Screen on video wall monitors using
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LivePlayer
RDC and Job Schedule Features

All the monitors that form a video wall can be managed and controlled
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through RDC and Job Schedule functions
Working with MagicInfo-i Premium Edition Server

The videowall comprises the VideoWall Console and VideoWall Client, and
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controls video wall monitors by connecting to Server
Tips
Up to 250 video wall monitors can be connected
to a single VideoWall Console.
Supported Content
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Video : The proper codec to play a video must be
installed on the VideoWall Console and VideoWall
Client.
Image : 
bmp, jpeg, gif, png, tif file formats are
supported.
Streaming Data : 
IP Camera(supported for
Samsung products only) / PC
Screen
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System Requirements
Hardware
CPU : 
Intel Pentium 4 1.8GHz or higher
Dual Core or higher for LivePlayer
RAM: 2GB (or higher)
DISK : 51GB (or higher)
Software
IE 6.0 or higher, DirectX, .Net Framework 2.0
System
Windows Platform
Windows 7
Service Pack 4 or greater for Windows 2000
Service Pack 1 or greater for Windows 2003
Service Pack 2 or greater for Windows XP
Network
1Gbit network is recommended
Program Restrictions

A schedule with Mapping information different from the existing schedule cannot be
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added.

For a schedule that will be published instantly, details other than its content, such as
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the time, date and cycle, cannot be modified.

Changing a schedule using UI in the VideoWall Console is only possible in weekly
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viewing mode.

Message publishing and Scene Editor functions are only enabled in regular video
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wall monitors.

IP Camera / PC Screen can only be edited when the Port and LivePlayer IP are set
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correctly.

The PC where VideoWall Console is installed and the video wall monitors where
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VideoWall Client is installed must be on the same local network.

A content item cannot be registered or published if the VideoWall Console and
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Server are connected or a connection is being attempted.

Other files cannot be published if the VWL file is not registered and published to
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the VideoWall Console. Register and publish the VWL file to the VideoWall Console
before you publish Video or Image files.
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Installation and Uninstallation
Installing the Program
Run the installation file to display the
installation screen.
This is the first screen of the installation wizard.
Click Next to continue the installation or click
Cancel to exit the installation.
Check the “I accept the terms of the license
agreement.” field and click Next.
This screen allows you to enter in user
information.
Enter a user name and company name, pick a
user to install the program, and click Next.
This screen allows you to select a destination
folder to install the program.
VideoWall Console
MagicInfo VideoWall
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This is the confirmation screen displayed before
the installation begins.
Click Back to change or review the installation
settings you have made or click Cancel to end
the installation wizard.
Click Install to start the installation.
MagicInfo VideoWall Console is being installed
in the folder you selected.
Click Cancel to cancel the installation.
This screen is displayed when the VideoWall
Console has been installed successfully.
A new database has been configured.
Click OK and Finish to complete the installation.
This is the screen where an icon is created on
the desktop after the installation is completed
successfully.
Uninstalling the Program
Select Control Panel - Add or Remove Programs
- Uninstall VideoWall Console to display the
window to start the uninstall process.
You can start the uninstall process as well as
modify and recover. Select Remove and click
Next to continue the uninstall process.
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Confirm that you want to completely remove
the program.
Click Yes to start the program uninstall process.
The uninstall process has started.
Click Finish to complete the uninstall process.
License Registration
A product license must be registered before running MagicInfo VideoWall Console.
The period of use is restricted to 60 days if a product license is not registered.
Caution
Without registering a license, you can register only
up to four video wall monitors to the VideoWall
Console.
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Using VideoWall Console
The function of VideoWall Console is to publish video wall content created in the
authoring tool VideoWall Author or general content (images, movies, etc.) to the
VideoWall Client.
It also has the remote management function similar to Server which schedules
content to publish, and remotely manages and controls the status of VideoWall
Client where content is published.
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Logging on to VideoWall Console
MagicInfo VideoWall comprises VideoWall Console, VideoWall Client and LivePlayer.
The VideoWall Console is a program similar to Server which plays, controls and
manages video wall content or general media (images, movies) that will be played
on the video wall monitors.
After installing VideoWall Console, double-click on the Console icon on the desktop
to open the log-in page.
Enter your User ID and Password, and click to move to the main page.
(A user with no ID and password can only use the VideoWall Console if the
administrator adds the user in the User Settings.)
Tips
Login
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The default administrator ID and password after
the initial installation are <admin> and <admin>
respectively.
For security purposes, change the password on
the User Settings page.
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Screen Composition
Top Menus
Move to the main page.
View the Device, Log, Message and Schedule settings.
Register and manage content.
Create, publish and manage scheduled files using content
registered to the VideoWall Console.
View information about a device. You can also instruct a device to
run a job Schedule and view its log information.
Manage the MagicInfo Server and basic settings, and manage,
view, modify or add users.
Run Scene Editor.
Administration Menu
admin Indicates a user with an administrator ID.
Logout Logout from your application.
Help
View the version and help information about
VideoWall Console.
Help View help information about VideoWall Console.
About View the version of VideoWall Console.
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Device Information
Information about the device that will be instructed to play content or a schedule is
displayed.
Log Information
Log information is displayed.
Press the button on the upper right corner to directly move to the log
settings page.
Message Information
A currently running message on the video wall monitors is displayed.
Press the button on the upper right corner to directly move to the
message settings page.
Schedule Information
Information about created schedules can be viewed.
Press the button on the upper right corner to directly move to the
schedule settings page.
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Content Management
In the Content tab, video wall content, video or image files can be registered,
modified or removed, and the registered files can be published.
Detailed information about registered content can be viewed in the Detailed info.
section on the upper right corner.
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Tips
How To View Content
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If video or image files along with video wall
content files are registered, the registered content
items can be viewed in two ways.
Select the Video or Image tab in the Content tab
and click the arrow on the button on the
upper right corner.
The following two viewing modes are displayed.
View the registered content
in list format.
View the registered content
in thumbnail format.
Content Registration
Select a content type you want.
Click the button to load the file uploader window, and select a file you
want.
You can see that the content has been registered successfully.
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Tips
Publishing Content
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For details on publishing content, refer to the
“Registering a Schedule” section herein.
Publishing Content
Select the content you want to publish and click the button.
From the displayed schedule settings page, you can instantly publish the selected
content.
Deleting Content
Select the content you want to delete and click the button.
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Caution
Deleting Content Permanently
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Content deleted permanently from Recycle Bin
cannot be restored.
If you check the checkbox on the top menu bar, the registered content items are all
selected.
Confirm that they are the content items you want to delete and click .
They will be deleted and moved to Recycle Bin.
Recycle Bin
Click the or button to restore or permanently delete the deleted
content respectively.
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Managing a Schedule
In the Schedule tab, schedules can be viewed, registered, published or managed.
Schedule is the most direct item used by the VideoWall Console to instruct
VideoWall Client to run content.
The Schedule tab comprises two settings items: Schedule settings to create a
schedule to publish content and Message settings to register an urgent message.
The Schedule settings can be viewed in the Week, Month or List format.
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Tips
Mapping
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1 
Virtual Monitor
Name
View the name of virtual
monitors specified in the
VideoWall Author.
(e.g. 2x2 video wall
monitors are described as
VM000, VM001, VM002 and
VM003.)
2 
Physical
Monitor Name
View the name of a
monitor. Click the arrow in
the combo box to view the
name of each monitor.
(e.g. OEM-FOPKHI1S10GI)
3 Check View the actual location of
a monitor corresponding to
the Physical Monitor Name.
If you select a monitor
name in the Physical
Monitor Name combo
box and click the Check
button, the monitor name
is displayed on the screen
of the corresponding video
wall monitor.
Registering a Schedule
There are two ways to register a schedule (Instant Publish and Schedule Publish).
Instant Publish
If you select Instant Publish, content selected on the content management page
or content selected by the button will be published instantly and played
continuously until it is replaced by another schedule.
Select a file and click the button to display the Mapping window, which is
the window for 1:1 mapping between virtual monitors specified in the VideoWall
Author and actual video wall monitors.
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When the Check process is completed, click the button.
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Tips
If you place your mouse cursor over the area
where a schedule is allotted, the name and time
of the published content will appear.
Status
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1 Schedule List View the name of and date
and time for the content to
be played on the video wall
monitors.
When multiple schedules are
published, press the arrow
in the combo box to select a
schedule you want.
2 Device Name View the name of a video
wall monitor.
3 Status View the status of a schedule
that is being uploaded from
VideoWall Console to the
video wall monitors as a
percentage.
4 Detailed info. Shows details of a schedule
being uploaded.
In the Download Status window, the computer-
shaped icon shows the status of the FileServer.
(The grey monitor indicates the FileServer is
inactive while the blue monitor indicates the
FileServer is active.)
The red (or green) circle indicates the file
transmission status of the FileServer.
(The circle turns green if a file is being transmitted
and turns red if no file is being transmitted.)
The screen below shows a schedule that is allotted.
Click the button to view the status of the schedule that is being uploaded
from VideoWall Console to the video wall monitors.
1
2 3 4
When the FileServer is inactive, the Start button is enabled, and when active, the
Stop button is enabled.
To stop the operation of the FileServer, click .
To view log files for the FileServer, click .
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Deleting a Schedule
Click on the area where a schedule is allotted and click the button on the
upper right corner.
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Tips
Registering a Schedule
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1 Date Specify the date.
2 Time Specify the time.
3 Repeat Select to repeat a schedule.
(Daily, Weekly, Monthly)
Daily Repeat a schedule at a specified
time on a specified date.
Weekly Repeat a schedule on a
specified day every week.
Monthly Repeat a schedule on a
specified date every month.
Schedule Publish
If you select Schedule Publish, you can register a schedule to a date and time slot
of your choice.
Select Schedule Publish, specify the date and time you want to schedule, and click
or drag a time slot.
A schedule can be registered in 30 Minutes increments by default. To register a
schedule more precisely, select time intervals in the combo box. (1 Minutes, 10
Minutes, 30 Minutes, 1 Hour(s)).
The settings page for registering a schedule is displayed.
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3
Click the button to select content, and click the button.
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Caution
Changing a Schedule
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To change the time of a schedule using the
arrows, the corresponding time slot must contain
only one schedule.
(e.g. Viewing at 30 Minutes intervals
If schedules named A and B are allotted for
01:00~01:10 and 01:20~01:30 respectively, this
means that the two schedules A and B are allotted
to the same time slot (01:00~01:30) and thus the
arrows will not be created even if the scheduled
time slot is clicked.)
The screen below shows a schedule that is allotted.
If you click on a scheduled area, small arrows are created on each side of the
clicked rectangular area. Drag these arrows to increase or decrease the time
specified for the schedule.
Click the button. On the displayed Mapping window, perform 1:1 mapping
between the specified virtual monitors and physical video wall monitors.
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Tips
Status
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In the Download Status window, the computer-
shaped icon shows the status of the FileServer.
(The grey monitor indicates the FileServer is
inactive while the blue monitor indicates the
FileServer is active.)
The red (or green) circle indicates the file
transmission status of the FileServer.
(The circle turns green if a file is being transmitted
and turns red if no file is being transmitted.)
Click the button to view the status of the schedule that is being uploaded
from VideoWall Console to the video wall monitors.
Deleting a Schedule
Click on a scheduled area and click the button on the upper right corner.
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Caution
Changing a Schedule
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To change the time of a schedule using the
arrows, the corresponding time slot must contain
only one schedule.
(e.g. Viewing at 30 Minutes intervals
If schedules named A and B are allotted for
01:00~01:10 and 01:20~01:30 respectively, this
means that the two schedules A and B are allotted
to the same time slot (01:00~01:30) and thus the
arrows will not be created even if the scheduled
time slot is clicked.)
Viewing a Schedule
A schedule can be set and viewed by Week, Month or List.
Week
Viewing at 30 Minutes intervals
This is the default time interval setting by which seven-day schedules can be set in
30 Minutes increments and viewed at the specified intervals.
Double-click on a scheduled area to display the schedule settings window and
change the allotted schedule.
Click on a scheduled area to create small arrows on the sides of the rectangular
area. Drag these arrows to increase or decrease the time specified for the schedule.
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Viewing at 1 Minutes intervals
Seven-day schedules can be set in one minute increments and viewed at the
specified intervals.
Double-click on a scheduled area to display the schedule settings window and
change the allotted schedule.
Click on a scheduled area to create small arrows on the sides of the rectangular
area.
Drag these arrows to increase or decrease the time specified for the schedule.
Caution
Changing a Schedule
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To change the time of a schedule using the
arrows, the corresponding time slot must contain
only one schedule.
(e.g. Viewing a schedule set in 1 Minutes
increments at 30 Minutes intervals,
If schedules named A and B are allotted for
01:00~01:05 and 01:05~01:07 respectively, this
means that the two schedules A and B are allotted
to the same time slot (01:00~01:30) and thus the
arrows will not be created even if the scheduled
time slot is clicked.)
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Viewing at 10 Minutes intervals
Seven-day schedules can be set in 10 minutes increments and viewed at the
specified intervals.
Double-click on a scheduled area to display the schedule settings window and
change the allotted schedule.
Click on a scheduled area to create small arrows on the sides of the rectangular
area. Drag these arrows to increase or decrease the time specified for the schedule.
Caution
Changing a Schedule
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To change the time of a schedule using the
arrows, the corresponding time slot must contain
only one schedule.
(e.g. Viewing a schedule set in 10 Minutes
increments at 30-Minutes intervals,
If schedules named A and B are allotted for
01:00~01:10 and 01:10~01:20 respectively, this
means that the two schedules A and B are allotted
to the same time slot (01:00~01:30) and thus the
arrows will not be created even if the scheduled
time slot is clicked.)
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Caution
Changing a Schedule
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To change the time of a schedule using the
arrows, the corresponding time slot must contain
only one schedule.
(e.g. Viewing a schedule set in 30 Minutes
increments at one-Hours intervals,
If schedules named A and B are allotted for
01:00~01:30 and 01:30~02:00 respectively, this
means that the two schedules A and B are allotted
to the same time slot (01:00~02:00) and thus the
arrows will not be created even if the scheduled
time slot is clicked.)
Viewing at 1 Hour(s) intervals
Seven-day schedules can be set in one hour increments and viewed at the specified
intervals.
Double-click on a scheduled area to display the schedule settings window and
change the allotted schedule.
Click on a scheduled area to create small arrows on the sides of the rectangular
area.
Drag these arrows to increase or decrease the time specified for the schedule.
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Caution
Changing a Schedule
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A scheduled area where more than one schedule
is allotted does not display the schedule settings
window even if it is double-clicked.
Changing a schedule using UI in the VideoWall
Console is only possible in weekly viewing mode.
Month
Monthly schedules can be viewed. Days with schedules are marked in yellow.
Double-click on a scheduled area to display the schedule settings window and
change the schedule settings.
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Tips
1 VWL File Name View the file name.
2 Date View the date a schedule
is allotted.
3 Time View the time a schedule
is allotted.
4 Repeat Select to repeat a
schedule. (Daily, Weekly,
Monthly)
5 Management Click the
button to change details
of a schedule.
Setting the View Period
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The search time period can be selected by clicking
the arrow next to the 2 Date tab.
(Show Full Period or Show Specific Period)
List
Registered schedules can be viewed in the form of a list.
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Press the button in the 5 Management tab to display the schedule settings
window to make changes.
If you choose a date, time and repeat cycle and click the button, the
schedule is updated according to the changes made.
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Tips
1 Message Enter content of a message
to publish.
2 Font Define the font face, size and
color of text and background
color of a message.
3 Move Define the movement
direction and speed of a
message.
4 Duration Define the time at which a
published message will be
displayed using the order:
hour, minute, second.
Caution
Previewing a message
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Details of a message cannot be previewed.
(Locked to display MESSAGE only.)
Message Schedule
A message schedule can be created, viewed and published.
You cannot set a message schedule unless the VideoWall Console and video wall
device are connected.
First, select a message schedule.
Below is the main page for the message settings.
On this page, the content of a message schedule can be written and related
settings, such as font, scroll, location and alignment, can be changed.
1
2
3
4
Preview
The screen containing the configured Position and Align settings for a message can
be previewed.
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Position
Select the position (<Up>, <Middle> or <Down>) where a message will be
displayed on the screen.
e.g.) When <Up> is selected.
e.g.) When <Middle> is selected.
e.g.) When <Down> is selected.
As shown in the images above, the position of a message can be set to <Up>,
<Middle> or <Down>.
Align
Select the alignment (<Left>, <Center> or <Right>) of a message.
e.g.) When <Left> is selected.
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e.g.) When <Center> is selected.
e.g.) When <Right> is selected.
As shown in the images above, the alignment of a message can be set to <Left>,
<Center> or <Right>.
After the position and alignment settings for a message are completed, click the
button to publish the message to the video wall monitors.
If you want to stop playback of a published message before it ends, click the
button.
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Device
In Device, detailed settings for the video wall monitors, including basic on/off
functions, remote access settings, name of monitor and network addresses, can be
changed.
In Job Schedule, you can assign instructions to monitors to perform a task at a
specific time.
In Log, you can view or delete your log files.
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Tips
Select All
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Select the checkbox on the top menu bar to select
all the monitors that are registered.
ON, OFF
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A small computer icon can be found before the
name of a monitor.
The status of connection between a monitor and
the VideoWall Console is indicated by the change
in the status of this icon.
The video wall monitor is
connected to the VideoWall
Console.
The video wall monitor is not
connected to the VideoWall
Console.
Device
You can view all the video wall monitors connected to the VideoWall Console. You
can also view detailed information for both active and inactive monitors of the video
wall, and remotely access and control the monitors.
General
Product information of the video wall monitors connected to the VideoWall Console
can be viewed.
Various functions can be performed on a particular monitor using the ON, OFF,
Access, Identify, Delete and Discovery buttons at the top.
Device Name View the name of a monitor.
Virtual Monitor Name
View the name of a virtual monitor defined in
the authoring tool.
IP View the IP address of a monitor.
Model View the model name of a monitor.
Monitor Size View the size of a monitor.
Resolution View the resolution of a monitor.
Version View the version of a monitor.
ON
Select a monitor and click the button to connect the monitor to the
VideoWall Console.
OFF
Select a connected monitor and click the button to disconnect the monitor
from the VideoWall Console.
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Access
The monitors connected to the VideoWall Console can be controlled remotely.
Select a monitor for remote access and click the button.
The remote access screen will appear and the content being played on the selected
monitor will be displayed.
Identify
The name and actual location of a monitor can be viewed.
If you select a monitor and click the , the monitor name is displayed on the
screen of the corresponding video wall monitor.
In the above image, the monitor name is <OEM- FOPKHI1S9GI> and thus <OEM-
FOPKHI1S9GI> is displayed on the corresponding monitor screen.
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Delete
Delete a monitor from the search list.
If you select a monitor and click the button, the corresponding video wall
monitor is deleted from the search list.
Discovery
If you press the , video wall monitors connected to the same network will be
searched and registered.
You can select a device you want to register from the list of video wall devices
displayed in the Connection Info. window or check the checkbox at the top to
register all devices.
After you select a video wall device, click the button.
Tips
Discovery Function
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If the Discovery function is executed, VideoWall
Clients currently running on the local network
connect automatically.
If the PC where VideoWall Console is installed has
more than one network card, use the network
card selection function in the Settings tab to
connect to the video wall monitors.
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Creating a Group
In VideoWall Console, a group of monitors can be created.
Select monitors to create a group and press at the top to display the group
creation window.
Enter a group name and press .
If you select a group in the combo box at the top, only the monitors that belong to
the selected group can be viewed.
Tips
If you do not create a group or select All in the
combo box, all the monitors connected to the
VideoWall Console can be viewed.
Deleting a Group
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If you press the Delete button next to the combo
box at the top and select a group to delete, the
group is deleted from the combo box.
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System
System information of monitors connected to the VideoWall Console can be viewed.
Device Name View the name of a monitor.
Model Name View the model name of a monitor.
CPU View the type of CPU on a monitor.
Memory View the memory size of a monitor.
Video Adapter
View the details of a graphics card connected
to a monitor.
Video Memory
View the memory size of a graphics card
connected to a monitor.
Video Driver View the video driver installed on a monitor.
Resolution View the resolution of a monitor.
Rotation View the rotation angle of a monitor.
Time Synchronization
View if the time on a monitor is synchronized
with the VideoWall Console.
Yes
The time on a monitor is synchronized with the
VideoWall Console.
No
The time on a monitor is not synchronized with
the VideoWall Console.
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Modify
If you select a monitor and press the button, the monitor can be renamed.
Check the <When the modification has finished, the monitor will be restarted.>
checkbox and click the button. The device will automatically restart.
Identify
The name and actual location of a monitor can be viewed.
If you select a monitor and click the , the monitor name is displayed on the
screen of the corresponding video wall monitor.
In the above image, the monitor name is <OEM-Y0QE7QFRF9G> and thus <OEM-
Y0QE7QFRF9G> is displayed on the corresponding monitor screen.
Tips
Renaming a Computer
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It is recommended a computer is given a name
that can easily be identified by the user in order to
publish and manage schedules conveniently.
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Sync Time
If you select a monitor and press the button, the time on the monitor is
synchronized with the VideoWall Console.
For time synchronization update, the monitor will restart automatically.
Click the button.
Tips
Synchronizing the Time
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Check if the Time Synchronization item in the list
is set to <Yes>.
If it is not <Yes>, run Sync Time to synchronize
the time between VideoWall Console and
VideoWall Client.
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Display
You can view preset settings for monitors connected to the VideoWall Console, such
as display brightness, volume, channel and mute.
Device Name View the name of a monitor.
On Time
View the time when a monitor was initially
connected.
Off Time
View the time when a monitor was
disconnected.
Version View the display version of a monitor.
Power View the power status of a monitor.
Volume View the volume setting of a monitor.
Mute View the mute setting of a monitor.
Input Source
View the playback source being displayed on
a monitor.
Brightness
View the screen brightness setting of a
monitor.
Remote Control
View the remote control setting for a monitor.
(Lock/Unlock)
Safety Lock
View whether a safety lock is set for a
monitor.
Panel Lock
View the panel lock setting for a monitor.
(Lock/Unlock)
OSD View the On/Off setting for OSD on a monitor.
All Keys Lock View whether All Key Lock is set for a monitor.
Panel On Time
View the duration for which a monitor
remained turned on.
Temperature View the temperature of a monitor.
Panel View the panel status of a monitor.
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Tips
1 Monitor Name View the name of a
monitor.
2 Select All Select all the devices on
the list.
Deselect All Deselect all the devices on
the list.
3 Command Type View a Command that will
be issued to the video wall
monitors.
4 Command Send a user-issued
Command as codes to the
video wall monitors.
5 Data Count View the number of sub-
commands contained in an
issued Command.
6 Description View a description of a
Command to be issued.
Caution
Modify
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If the Modify function is disabled in the Display
tab, go to <Settings> and <General Settings>
and check <RDC File>.
Modify
If you select a monitor and press , you can make changes to preset settings,
such as display brightness, volume, channel and mute, and send the changed
settings to the monitor.
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After all the detailed settings are completed, press to send the settings to
the corresponding monitor.
Identify
The name and actual location of a monitor can be viewed.
If you select a monitor and click the , the monitor name is displayed on the
screen of the corresponding video wall monitor.
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Network
Network information of monitors connected to the VideoWall Console can be
viewed.
Device Name View the name of a monitor.
MAC Address View the MAC address of a monitor.
Description
View the network card information for a
monitor.
Driver Version View the network driver version for a monitor.
DHCP View the DHCP status of a monitor.
IP Address View the IP address of a monitor.
Subnet Mask View the subnet address of a monitor.
Gateway View the gateway address of a monitor.
Primary DNS
View the primary DNS server address of a
monitor.
Secondary DNS
View the secondary DNS server address of a
monitor.
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Tips
1 
Obtain an IP address
automatically
Select this mode to
obtain an IP address
automatically.
2 
Use the following IP
address
Select this mode to
use a user-defined IP
address.
3 IP Address Set the IP address for
a monitor.
4 Subnet Mask Set the subnet
address for a monitor.
5 Default Gateway Set the gateway
address for a monitor.
6 Preferred DNS Set the primary DNS
server address for a
monitor.
7 Alternate DNS Set the secondary
DNS server address
for a monitor.
Changing the IP
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It is recommended that a static IP is used for ease
of setting up a connection between VideoWall
Console and VideoWall Client.
Modify
Select a monitor and press the button.
The option to obtain an IP address automatically or to use a user-defined address
can be selected. In this window, you can define detailed settings such as IP
Address, Subnet Mask and Default Gateway.
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After completing the network setup, check the <When the modification has
finished, the monitor will be restarted.> checkbox and click the button.
The device will automatically restart.
Identify
The name and actual location of a monitor can be viewed.
If you select a monitor and click the , the monitor name is displayed on the
screen of the corresponding video wall monitor.
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Job Schedule
You can assign instructions to monitors connected to the VideoWall Console to
perform a Job Schedule, or edit, cancel or delete a job schedule, by week or time
slots.
Task
View content of a task assigned to the
monitors.
User
View the name of a user that assigned
instructions to a monitor to perform a task.
Registration Time
View the time when a task was initially
assigned to the monitors.
Period
View the length of time for a job schedule to
run on a monitor.
Time
View the time when a job schedule is run on
the monitors.
Scheduled Time
View the frequency of a job schedule running
on the monitors for a specified period of time.
Device
View the number of monitors that were
assigned to perform a task.
Status
View the processing status of a job schedule
sent to the monitors.
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Tips
1 Source Press and specify
the file location to select a
file that will be copied to the
monitors.
2 Destination Enter a destination directory
where a file will be copied on
the monitors.
3 Command Issue a Command to run
an executable file with the
extension like .exe immediately
after the file is copied to the
monitors.
Register
You can remotely instruct the monitors connected to the VideoWall Console to
perform a task.
Press the button at the top.
The Remote Task comprising a total of 7 tasks (File Copy, Delete File, Run
Command, System Control, Kill Process, Service Control, Close Window) can be
found.
File Copy
File Copy issues a command to copy a user-specified file to the monitors.
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Delete File
Delete File issues a command to delete a user-specified folder or file from the
monitors.
Enter the path of the file or folder you want to delete from the monitors.
If you enter D:\videowall, for example, the videowall folder in the D drive on the
monitors will be deleted.
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Run Command
Run Command issues the command the user wants to run on the monitors.
Enter the command you want to run in the Run field.
System Control
System Control issues a command on the power status of the monitors.
In the Power Control options, select On, Off or Restart for the monitors.
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Kill Process
Kill Process issues a command to end a currently running process.
Enter the process running on the monitors in the Process field.
Service Control
Service Control issues a command on the status of services to the monitors.
Enter the name of service you want to instruct the monitors to perform.
You can instruct to Start, Stop or Restart the service using the options below the
Service Name field.
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Close Window
Close Window issues a command to close a user-selected window on the monitors.
Enter the name of the window you want to close in the Window Title field.
Define the Remote Task you need and its detailed settings, and press the
button. The window where you can specify the period, date and time to run the
command will be displayed.
After you define the period, date and time to run a task, press the button
and select monitors to assign instructions to perform the task.
Press the button to finish the process to change settings.
Press the button to return to the previous stage.
Press the button to cancel the changes to settings.
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Tips
Editing a Job Schedule
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Double-click a schedule to display the Edit window
where the schedule can be modified.
Below is a screenshot showing an assigned Job Schedule.
Cancel
An assigned Job Schedule can be canceled.
Select the Job Schedule you want to cancel and press .
The window asking if you want to cancel the selected schedule is displayed.
Click to cancel the selected schedule.

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