MagicInfo VideoWall
MagicInfo VideoWall
User Manual
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.
Contents
01 Before using
Understanding This Manual.............................3
Menu Command..................................................3
Software Titles....................................................3
Main Functions of VideoWall............................4
System Requirements.......................................... 5
Program Restrictions............................................ 5
02 VideoWall Console
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........................................... 12
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.......................................................18
Schedule Publish....................................................21
Viewing a Schedule............................................. 24
Week.....................................................................24
Month....................................................................28
List........................................................................29
Message Schedule............................................... 30
Preview.................................................................30
Position..................................................................31
Align......................................................................31
Device............................................................33
Device................................................................34
General..................................................................34
System..................................................................38
Display..................................................................41
Network................................................................43
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............................................. 63
Using Scene Editor.............................................. 64
Add.......................................................................64
Delete...................................................................66
Apply.....................................................................66
03 VideoWall Client
Program Installation........................................67
Program Uninstallation....................................68
Using VideoWall Client.....................................69
Icons and Components........................................ 69
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
04 LivePlayer
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
Job Schedule.......................................................45
Register.................................................................46
Cancel...................................................................50
Delete...................................................................51
Log.....................................................................52
Delete...................................................................52
Export...................................................................53
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MagicInfo VideoWall
Before using
01
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.
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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
regular matrix video wall monitors
Scene-by-Scene Content Playback
∙∙ Scene-by-scene content playback through creation of video wall content
Content Playback using Various Layouts
∙∙ Playback of one content item using various layouts through creation of video
wall content
Tips
Up to 250 video wall monitors can be connected
to a single VideoWall Console.
-- Supported Content
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
Instant Publishing
∙∙ Convenient schedule publishing with the Instant Publish feature
Urgent Message Feature
∙∙ Playback of a synchronized urgent message on all the video wall monitors
Scene Editor Feature
∙∙ Live editing of the currently playing content on video wall monitors
IP Camera and PC Screen Features
∙∙ Playback of images from IP Camera or PC Screen on video wall monitors using
LivePlayer
RDC and Job Schedule Features
∙∙ All the monitors that form a video wall can be managed and controlled
through RDC and Job Schedule functions
Working with MagicInfo-i Premium Edition Server
∙∙ The videowall comprises the VideoWall Console and VideoWall Client, and
controls video wall monitors by connecting to Server
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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
added.
∙∙ For a schedule that will be published instantly, details other than its content, such as
the time, date and cycle, cannot be modified.
∙∙ Changing a schedule using UI in the VideoWall Console is only possible in weekly
viewing mode.
∙∙ Message publishing and Scene Editor functions are only enabled in regular video
wall monitors.
∙∙ IP Camera / PC Screen can only be edited when the Port and LivePlayer IP are set
correctly.
∙∙ The PC where VideoWall Console is installed and the video wall monitors where
VideoWall Client is installed must be on the same local network.
∙∙ A content item cannot be registered or published if the VideoWall Console and
Server are connected or a connection is being attempted.
∙∙ Other files cannot be published if the VWL file is not registered and published to
the VideoWall Console. Register and publish the VWL file to the VideoWall Console
before you publish Video or Image files.
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MagicInfo VideoWall
VideoWall Console
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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.
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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
Tips
-- Login
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.
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.
After installing VideoWall Console, double-click on the Console icon on the desktop
to open the log-in page.
to move to the main page.
Enter your User ID and Password, and click
(A user with no ID and password can only use the VideoWall Console if the
administrator adds the user in the User Settings.)
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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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Content Registration
Select a content type you want.
Click the
want.
button to load the file uploader window, and select a file you
You can see that the content has been registered successfully.
Tips
-- How To View Content
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.
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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.
Tips
-- Publishing Content
For details on publishing content, refer to the
“Registering a Schedule” section herein.
Deleting Content
Select the content you want to delete and click the
button.
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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.
.
Caution
-- Deleting Content Permanently
Recycle Bin
Click the
or
content respectively.
Content deleted permanently from Recycle Bin
cannot be restored.
button to restore or permanently delete the deleted
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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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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.
Tips
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.
-- Mapping
1 V
irtual 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 P
hysical
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
1
2
3
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.
When the Check process is completed, click the
button.
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The screen below shows a schedule that is allotted.
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.
Click the
button to view the status of the schedule that is being uploaded
from VideoWall Console to the video wall monitors.
-- Status
1 Schedule List
1
2
3
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.
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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 computershaped icon shows the status of the FileServer.
(The grey monitor indicates the FileServer is
inactive while the blue monitor indicates the
FileServer is active.)
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
.
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.)
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Deleting a Schedule
Click on the area where a schedule is allotted and click the
upper right corner.
button on the
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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.
Tips
-- Registering a Schedule
1
2
1 Date
Specify the date.
3
2 Time
Specify the time.
3 Repeat
Select to repeat a schedule.
(Daily, Weekly, Monthly)
Click the
button to select content, and click the
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.
button.
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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.
Caution
-- Changing a Schedule
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.)
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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Click the
button to view the status of the schedule that is being uploaded
from VideoWall Console to the video wall monitors.
Tips
-- Status
In the Download Status window, the computershaped 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.)
Deleting a Schedule
Click on a scheduled area and click the
button on the upper right corner.
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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.
Caution
-- Changing a Schedule
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.)
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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
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
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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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.
Caution
-- Changing a Schedule
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.)
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Month
Monthly schedules can be viewed. Days with schedules are marked in yellow.
Caution
-- Changing a Schedule
Double-click on a scheduled area to display the schedule settings window and
change the schedule settings.
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.
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List
Registered schedules can be viewed in the form of a list.
Tips
1
2
3
4
5
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
The search time period can be selected by clicking
the arrow next to the 2 Date tab.
(Show Full Period or Show Specific Period)
Press the
button in the
window to make changes.
5
Management tab to display the schedule settings
If you choose a date, time and repeat cycle and click the
schedule is updated according to the changes made.
button, the
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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.
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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.
2
3
4
Preview
Caution
-- Previewing a message
Details of a message cannot be previewed.
(Locked to display MESSAGE only.)
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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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.
-- Select All
Select the checkbox on the top menu bar to select
all the monitors that are registered.
-- ON, OFF
A small computer icon can be found before the
name of a monitor.
ON
Select a monitor and click the
VideoWall Console.
Tips
button to connect the monitor to the
The video wall monitor is
connected to the VideoWall
Console.
OFF
Select a connected monitor and click the
from the VideoWall Console.
The status of connection between a monitor and
the VideoWall Console is indicated by the change
in the status of this icon.
button to disconnect the monitor
The video wall monitor is not
connected to 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 <OEMFOPKHI1S9GI> 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
monitor is deleted from the search list.
button, the corresponding video wall
Tips
Discovery
If you press the
, video wall monitors connected to the same network will be
searched and registered.
-- Discovery Function
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.
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.
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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
creation window.
Enter a group name and press
at the top to display the group
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
If you select a group in the combo box at the top, only the monitors that belong to
the selected group can be viewed.
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.
1.
2.
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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.
Tips
-- Renaming a Computer
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.
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 <OEMY0QE7QFRF9G> is displayed on the corresponding monitor screen.
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Sync Time
If you select a monitor and press the
synchronized with the VideoWall Console.
button, the time on the monitor is
Tips
-- Synchronizing the Time
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.
For time synchronization update, the monitor will restart automatically.
Click the
button.
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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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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.
1
3
Tips
1 Monitor Name
View the name of a
monitor.
2 Select All
Select all the devices on
the list.
2
4
Deselect All
5
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 subcommands contained in an
issued Command.
6 Description
View a description of a
Command to be issued.
6
After all the detailed settings are completed, press
the corresponding monitor.
to send the settings to
Identify
Deselect all the devices on
the list.
Caution
-- Modify
If the Modify function is disabled in the Display
tab, go to <Settings> and <General Settings>
and check <RDC File>.
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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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.
1
Tips
1 O
btain an IP address
automatically
Select this mode to
obtain an IP address
automatically.
2 U
se 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.
2
3
4
5
6
7
-- Changing the IP
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.
It is recommended that a static IP is used for ease
of setting up a connection between VideoWall
Console and VideoWall Client.
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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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.
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.
1
2
3
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
and select monitors to assign instructions to perform the task.
Press the
Press the
Press the
button
button to finish the process to change settings.
button to return to the previous stage.
button to cancel the changes to settings.
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Below is a screenshot showing an assigned Job Schedule.
Tips
-- Editing a Job Schedule
Double-click a schedule to display the Edit window
where the schedule can be modified.
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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Delete
An assigned Job Schedule can be deleted.
Select the Job Schedule you want to delete and press
.
The window asking if you want to delete the selected schedule is displayed.
Click
to delete the selected schedule.
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Log
Log shows a history of events or tasks assigned to the monitors by date and time.
Select a Log, and delete or convert it into an Excel file and export.
Device Name
View the name of a monitor.
Event Class
Classify events assigned to a monitor.
Event Time
View the time when an event was assigned to
a monitor.
Event
View the name of an event assigned to a
monitor.
Event Details
View details of an event assigned to a monitor.
Delete
A selected Log can be deleted.
Select the Log you want to delete and press
.
The selected Log is deleted.
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Export
A Log can be converted into an Excel file and exported.
Press the
button.
If the window asking for a destination path to save is displayed, specify the file
location and name, and save.
Below is a Log list saved as an Excel file.
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Settings
Caution
Users other than Administrators are not permitted
to access Settings. (The Settings icon is disabled
for general users.)
Settings comprises General Settings and User Settings.
In General Settings, basic settings for VideoWall Console, such as Server, language
and network card, can be defined.
In User Settings, a user other than the Administrator can be added, modified or
deleted.
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General Settings
In General Settings, you can configure the connection of the VideoWall Console and
Server and basic settings for the VideoWall Console.
Magic Info Server Settings
Define the settings of Server.
Tips
-- Magic Info Server Settings
1
1 Server IP
Set the IP address of the
Server.
2 Port
Set the port of the Server.
2
-- Connecting to Magic Info Server
The status of the connection between the Server
and VideoWall Console is indicated by the status
of the
icon as follows:
The Server is connected to
VideoWall Console.
The Server is not connected to
VideoWall Console.
Check that Server IP and Port are configured correctly in Detail and click
connect the Server and VideoWall Console.
to
Detail
Click
to configure detailed settings for the Server.
1
2
3
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1 Magic Info Server Settings
Do not access MagicInfo
server
Select this mode if you do not intend to
access the Server.
Access MagicInfo server
periodically
Select this mode to access the Server
periodically.
Server address
Set the IP of the Server to download.
(e.g. 192.168.2.100)
Port
Set the web server port to download content.
Server SSL
Select this option if you intend to enable packet
security encryption when transmitting data between
Server and VideoWall Client.
If Server SSL is selected, the SSL Port field is
activated and a port number can be entered.
Tips
2 Proxy Settings
-- Proxy
Do Not Use Proxy
Select this mode if you do not intend to use
proxy server settings.
A proxy server performs the role of transmitting
data between VideoWall Console and VideoWall
Client.
Use Internet Explorer
Settings
Select this mode to apply the proxy setting
used in Internet Explorer.
For security, data must be transmitted between
VideoWall Console and VideoWall Client through a
proxy server.
Use Proxy
Select this mode to directly enter a proxy
server address.
Server address
Enter the IP of the proxy server.
Port
Enter the port of the proxy server.
-- TCP
3 TCP
FTP mode
Define the FTP Mode to download data from
Server.
Active
Select this mode if there is no firewall in place
between VideoWall Console and Server.
Passive
Select this mode if there is a firewall in place between
VideoWall Console and Server.
Connection timeout
period(Sec)
Set the maximum time VideoWall Console
can spend in attempting to connect to
Server to download or upload a file.
Server connection mode
Set the connection mode between Server
and VideoWall Console.
Pull from server
Select this mode if there is a firewall in place between
VideoWall Console and Server.
Some time can be required to refresh the data in
VideoWall Console as data is transmitted according to
the polling period specified in Server.
Push to player
Select this mode if there is no firewall in place
between VideoWall Console and Server.
TCP is the acronym for Transmission Control
Protocol, which is a communication protocol used
on computer networks.
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Basic setting
Basic settings for VideoWall Console can be defined.
Tips
1
2
3
1 Language
Select a language to use
in VideoWall Console.
2 RDC File
Specify the path to the
RDC file by clicking the
button.
3 Network Device
Select a network card for
data transmission.
4 B
roadcasting
Address
Shows the broadcast
address configured
automatically for the
network card.
4
Caution
-- Changing the Language
Select a new language, save the change and
restart the VideoWall Console. If the VideoWall
Console is not restarted, the change will not be
applied.
After all the detailed settings are completed, press
.
The user-defined settings are applied to the VideoWall Console.
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User Settings
In User Settings, a user other than the Administrator can be added, modified or
deleted.
User ID
View the ID of a user.
Role
View the role of a user.
(Administrator or general user)
Information
View user information.
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Add
Add a user other than the Administrator.
Click the
button.
The window where you can add a user is displayed.
Tips
1
2
3
1 ID
Enter the ID of the user
to be added.
2 Password
Enter the Password of the
user to be added.
3 Confirm Password
Confirm the password
again.
4 Information
Enter in information of
the user to be added.
4
When the settings are completed, click
.
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Change
The password and information of a user can be changed.
Select the user whose settings you want to change and click
.
The window where you can change the password and information is displayed.
Tips
1
2
3
When the settings are completed, click
1 Password
Enter the current
password of the user
whose password you
want to change.
2 Confirm Password
Confirm the new
password again.
3 Information
Enter in information
of the user whose
information you want to
change.
.
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Delete
A user ID can be deleted.
Select a user ID and click the
button.
The window asking if you want to delete the selected user ID is displayed.
Click the
button.
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Scene Editor
Caution
-- Scene Editor
If there is no schedule being played on the video
wall monitors, Scene Editor will not be run.
-- Add
To add a Video or Image as a scene, the
corresponding Video or Image file must be
registered in the Content tab.
Press
at the top to display the Scene Editor window.
In Scene Editor, you can enlarge, reduce or configure the display mode for the page
being scheduled on the video wall monitor.
In addition, you can add or delete a scene you want to play in the list on the left
and apply a scene edited using the editing window to a video wall monitor.
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Screen Composition
1
2
3
4
5
1
View the name of the content file currently being played on the video wall monitors.
2
Select a scene you want to edit in the Scene Editor.
3
You can view the scene selected in step 2 in playback mode.
Right-click on the scene that is playing to view its playback order and properties.
Tips
-- Changing the playback order of
scenes
When scenes with various properties are added,
the option to change the order of the scenes is
available.
When you right-click on a scene that is playing
4
Select a viewing mode.
If Natural Mode is selected, the screen is displayed with the surrounding frame. If
Natural Mode is not selected, the screen is displayed in full screen mode.
If you double-click on a scene during playback in full screen mode, the frame
disappears.
When Natural Mode is selected
To change the order of scenes, right-click on a
playing scene and place your mouse cursor over
the Order tab.
The following four options are displayed.
Bring to Front
Bring the selected scene to
the front.
Send to Back
Send the selected scene to
the back.
Bring Forward
Bring the selected scene
one layer forward.
Send Backward
Send the selected scene
one layer backward.
-- Viewing scene properties
When Natural Mode is not selected
To view properties of a scene, right-click the scene
in playback mode and click the Property tab.
Properties of each scene can be viewed in the
displayed Property window.
Full screen mode with no frame
5
Zoom In/Out on a displayed scene that is playing.
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Using Scene Editor
Add
If you want to add a scene to play, press the
button to select the file to play.
Press the
button to display the window where you can add a scene.
Caution
-- Add
Only the Video or Image files registered in the
Content tab can be selected.
Video
Select a Video file to be played on the scene that will be added.
Name
View the name of a Video file.
Path
View the path of a Video file.
Image
Select a Image file to be played on the scene that will be added.
Name
View the name of a Image file.
Path
View the path of a Image file.
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IP Camera
Input from an IP Camera can be received and displayed on the video wall monitors.
The IP Camera is connected to a video wall monitor via the LivePlayer.
Caution
-- Stream Port
The Stream Port number must be identical to the
Stream Port that is set on the LivePlayer.
A Port number between 1024 and 65535 is valid
only.
Camera IP
Enter the IP address of the IP Camera
connected to the LivePlayer.
LivePlayer IP
Enter the IP address of the LivePlayer.
Stream Port
Enter the port where the LivePlayer will be
connected.
PC Screen
Pictures from PC are displayed on the video wall displays. PC Screen can be
connected to a video wall display via the LivePlayer.
LivePlayer IP
Enter the IP address of the LivePlayer.
Stream Port
Enter the port where the LivePlayer will be
connected.
Select a file and press
scene addition.
to add a scene to play or press
to cancel the
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Delete
A playing scene being controlled or edited on the Scene Editor can be deleted.
Click the scene you want to delete in the editing window.
Press the
button to delete the selected scene.
Apply
A scene that was controlled or edited on the Scene Editor is applied to the video
wall monitors.
Select a scene and press the
button.
Tips
-- Moving Between Scenes
When VideoWall Client displays a VWL file that
contains many scenes, the user can choose to
move from one scene to another when required.
Select a scene number from the Scene list on the
left side. The current scene will be replaced by the
selected one. If you click Apply, VideoWall Client
will be launched for the replaced scene.
The applied scene will be played on the video wall monitors for its original duration
from the time the scene was initially applied.
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MagicInfo VideoWall
VideoWall Client
03
Program Installation
VideoWall Client runs automatically after installation. Accordingly, if software that runs automatically on the monitor is already
installed, a conflict may occur. Before installing the VideoWall Client, be sure to remove any software that runs automatically
upon boot-up similarly to the MagicInfo-i Premium Edition Client.
This is the first page of the
installation wizard.
Click Next to continue the
installation or click Cancel to
exit the installation.
You must remove any older
versions that are installed
before you continue with
the installation.
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.
Check the “I accept the
terms of the license
agreement.” field and click
Next.
MagicInfo VideoWall Client
is being installed in the
folder you selected.
Click Cancel to cancel the
installation.
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 is the screen displayed
after MagicInfo VideoWall
Client is installed in the
folder you selected.
Click Finish to complete the
installation.
This screen allows you to
select a destination folder to
install the program.
Click Next to install in the
folder shown at the bottom.
To install the program in
a different folder, click
Browse, select another
folder location, and then
click Next.
After the installation is
completed, the Video Wall
Agent tab will be created on
the Startup tab.
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Program Uninstallation
Run Control Panel - Add or Remove Programs Uninstall MagicInfo VideoWall Client to display the
uninstall window.
You can start the uninstall process as well as modify
and repair. Select Remove and click Next to continue
the uninstall process.
The uninstall process will not be performed properly
if VideoWall Client is running. Close the program that
is currently running and click Yes.
The uninstall process has started.
Click Finish to complete the uninstall process.
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Using VideoWall Client
VideoWall Client is an application which publishes video wall content created in the
authoring tool MagicInfo VideoWall Author or other multimedia content (images,
movies, sounds, etc.) from the VideoWall Console and plays the published content.
Icons and Components
VideoWall Client comprises four applications.
Video Wall Agent (vwagent.exe)
Video Wall Ticker (vwticker.exe)
Tips
Default content is played if content for playback is
not specified or when playback has finished.
Video Wall Player (viwall.exe)
RDC (RemoteDisplay.exe)
Video Wall Agent, the main module of VideoWall Client, issues a command to
play a specified playlist repeatedly for a specified time. It communicates with the
VideoWall Console to download a schedule and content and instructs the Video Wall
Player to play scheduled content items.
You can set and control the items related to the VideoWall Client using the setup
tabs for each component.
If the Video Wall Agent is turned off, the VideoWall Client is exited.
Video Wall Ticker is a module which displays a message the user intends to
communicate via the VideoWall Client.
Video Wall Player is a module that plays content created in VideoWall Author or
general media content (movies, images, etc.) on the screen when the VideoWall
Client is run.
indicates that VNC is currently running.
-- VNC
VNC is the acronym for Virtual Network Computing
and allows display settings to be viewed even on
an extensive network. VNC servers manage and
control the status of clients through VNC.
RDC, the acronym for Remote Display Control, is a remote access feature which
allows the VideoWall Client status information to be managed and controlled
remotely from the VideoWall Console.
After installing the program, if you click <Start> - <Programs> - <Startup> <Video Wall Agent> tab, the Video Wall Player will be run, Video Wall Agent, RDC
on the Windows taskbar.
and VNC will be displayed as icons
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Video Wall Agent Composition
Right-click the Video Wall Agent icon to display the menu tab.
About
View the version of the VideoWall Client.
Setup
Customize the settings for VideoWall Client to
your preferences.
Exit
Exit the VideoWall Client.
RDC Composition
Double-click the RDC icon or right-click with your mouse to select the menu tab <Setup>.
Port and Local IP Settings
Tips
-- Port and Local IP Settings
If the port number is changed, the monitor
cannot be controlled remotely from the VideoWall
Console.
Using an IP other than a Local IP can increase
security risks.
Port Number
Local IP Address Only
Enter the port number of a video wall monitor
where RDC is installed.
Select this option if you intend to use only a local
IP address.
After the settings are completed, press
to apply the settings.
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Setting VideoWall Client
Right-click the Video Wall Agent icon on the Windows taskbar and select the Setup
tab to display the following settings page.
LOGIN
In order to access the settings page, you must login.
Enter the password and click
.
Login is not required if <Do not apply password security> mode is selected.
Tips
-- Password Setting
The password after the initial installation is
‘000000.’
Configuration - Administrator Screen
After logging in, the Configuration - Administrator screen is displayed.
This page has a total of five tabs (Default, Network, Play, Admin, Options).
-- After Making Changes to Settings
After making changes to settings for each tab,
click Save at the bottom to save the changes
made.
If you click the Initialize button, all properties are
reset to the default VideoWall Client values.
Click Exit to exit the Settings screen.
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Default
This page shows the default settings for VideoWall Client.
Serial Number
Shows a number that identifies devices in the
VideoWall Console by using the Mac address
of network cards.
Version
View the Version of the installed VideoWall
Client.
Network
The Network Card of a video wall monitor can be set.
A Network card used to transmit data between VideoWall Console and VideoWall
Client can be selected.
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Play
Settings required to Play content can be defined.
Default content
Screen rotation
Content to be played by default when a
schedule is not run in the VideoWall Client can
be defined.
(Movies or Flash content are recommended as
Default content.)
Change the display direction.
0 Clockwise
View the playback screen in the original direction
without rotation.
270 Clockwise
Rotate the screen by 270 degrees clockwise.
Caution
-- Screen rotation
The Screen rotation function only works if a
Samsung LFD and a ATI graphics card are used.
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Admin
You can set the paths to the management and repository folders and define
detailed settings for the management folder. You can also set the password for
login.
Repository path
Tips
-- Management and repository folders
The management and repository folder locations
are defined as D: \videowall by default.
The <Contents>, <Schedule> and <Ticker>
folders are created as sub-folders under the
Repository folder.
Files containing lists of settings are placed in the
management folder.
You can change the folder path to a preferred
location.
Management Folder path
Click the
button to specify the path to the
management folder.
Repository path
Click
to specify the folder location where
a schedule and content downloaded from the
VideoWall Console will be saved.
Content
-- <Contents> folder
The <Contents> folder is a sub-folder created
under the repository folder.
Content transmitted from the VideoWall Console
is saved to the <Contents> folder under the
Repository folder.
Content Deletion Policy
Set the period for deletion of content saved
on your computer and the size of surplus
space in the <Contents> folder.
Valid Period(Days)
Content is automatically deleted when a specified
period of time (days) is exceeded.
Free Disk Space (MB)
Content is automatically deleted when the surplus
space in the <Contents> folder exceeds the
specified limit.
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Password
Caution
-- Password Setting
The <Change Password> item is disabled if <Do
not apply password security> mode is selected.
After changing the mode from <Do not apply
password security> to <Apply password
security>, if you save without setting a New
Password, the Password is set as ‘000000’.
Leave the Old Password field empty if <Do not
apply password security> mode is selected before
changing the Password.
Do not apply password
security
Select this mode if you do not intend to use a
password for login. If this mode is selected,
the login process is skipped when accessing
the Configuration - Administrator page.
Apply password security
Select this mode to use a Password for login.
Old password
Enter the current Password.
New password
Enter a new Password.
Confirm password
Enter the new Password again.
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Options
This page provides the option whether to show or hide Windows system messages
when the Video Wall Player is in playback mode.
Tips
-- After Making Changes to Settings
After making changes to settings for each tab,
click Save at the bottom to save the changes
made.
If you click the Initialize button, all properties are
reset to the default VideoWall Client values.
Click Exit to exit the Settings screen.
If <Hide System Messages> mode is selected, the Windows system message (error
messages, etc.) window is not displayed when the Video Wall Player is in playback
mode.
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MagicInfo VideoWall
LivePlayer
04
Program Installation
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 and click
Next.
This screen allows you to select a destination folder
to install the program.
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 Next to start the installation.
MagicInfo VideoWall LivePlayer is being installed in
the folder you selected.
Click Cancel to cancel the installation.
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This is the screen displayed after MagicInfo
VideoWall LivePlayer is installed.
Click Finish to complete the installation.
This is the screen where an icon is created on
the desktop after the installation is completed
successfully.
Program Uninstallation
Run Control Panel - Add or Remove Programs Uninstall MagicInfo VideoWall LivePlayer to display
the uninstall window.
You can start the uninstall process as well as modify
and repair. Select Remove and click Next to continue
the uninstall process.
The uninstall process will not be performed properly
if LivePlayer is running. Close the program that is
currently running and click Yes.
The uninstall process has started.
Click Finish to complete the uninstall process.
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Using LivePlayer
LivePlayer is an application which transmits the picture from the screen of the user’s
PC where LivePlayer is installed to the video wall devices. It also forwards images
from an IP Camera to the video wall devices.
IP Camera
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Tips
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IP Camera Information
Device
View the model name of an IP Camera.
Camera IP
View the IP address of an IP Camera.
Camera Port
View the Port used for streaming on the IP
Camera.
ID
View the ID of an IP Camera.
Stream Port
View the port number of an IP Camera
connected to the LivePlayer specified by the
VideoWall Author.
Status
View the status of the connection between the
IP Camera and LivePlayer.
Send
If the connection to the IP Camera is correct,
press the Send button to start streaming.
-- IP Camera
The IP Camera, which is used over a network,
must have an IP to be operable.
Only a Samsung IP Camera can connect to
LivePlayer.
For details on setting an IP Camera, please read
the manual that came with the IP Camera.
*Supported Models :
SNC-B2315, SNC-B5395, SNC-B2331, SNC-B5368,
SNC-C7478, SNC-C7225, SNC-C6225, SNC-B2335,
SNC-B5399, SNC-C7478C, SNC-M300
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Streaming Information
Device
View the model name of the IP Camera whose
screen is currently being transmitted.
Camera IP
View the IP address of an IP Camera.
Broadcasting Address
View the broadcasting address.
Status
View the stream status.
Frame
View the number of data frames transmitted
to the video wall monitors.
Pause
Press Pause to stop streaming visual data
from the IP Camera.
Tips
-- IP Camera
The IP Camera, which is used over a network,
must have an IP to be operable.
Settings
Set up a network for LivePlayer.
Click on Settings on the bottom left corner to display the Settings window.
-- Network Setting
If the PC where LivePlayer is installed has more
than one network card, you can select one of
them to be used for streaming.
Language
Select the language to use on the LivePlayer.
Network Device
Set the network card used to transmit data
between a LivePlayer and the video wall
monitors.
Broadcasting Address
View the broadcasting address.
When the settings are completed, press
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Adding and Deleting an IP Camera
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Tips
An IP Camera can be added.
Press
-- IP Camera
to display the settings window where you can add an IP Camera.
Only a Samsung IP Camera can connect to
LivePlayer.
For details on setting an IP Camera, please read
the manual that came with the IP Camera.
*Supported Models :
SNC-B2315, SNC-B5395, SNC-B2331, SNC-B5368,
SNC-C7478, SNC-C7225, SNC-C6225, SNC-B2335,
SNC-B5399, SNC-C7478C, SNC-M300
Select Camera
Select an IP Camera model.
Camera IP
Enter the IP address of an IP Camera.
Camera Port
Enter the port number of an IP Camera.
ID
Enter the ID of an IP Camera.
Password
Enter the password of an IP Camera.
When the settings are completed, press
.
Delete
An IP Camera can be deleted.
Select an IP Camera to delete and press
.
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PC Screen
Tips
-- Monitor Information
The number displayed at the center of the black
area displays information (number, resolution) of
the monitor connected to the PC where LivePlayer
is installed.
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Screen Information
The screen from a user’s PC where LivePlayer is installed is displayed and
transmitted to the video wall monitors.
Two monitor screens are displayed on both display screens if the user uses dual
monitors. One monitor screen is displayed on the left display screen if the user uses
a single monitor.
Screen On/Off
You can switch each display screen On or Off by clicking the number in the center
of the screen when a data transmission is stopped.
Caution
-- Screen On/Off
The display screen can only be switched On or Off
when a data transmission is stopped.
Screen On
Screen Off
If the display screen is switched off, the monitor screen will not be displayed even if
the
button is pressed.
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PC Screen Information
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Device
View the name of a monitor.
Broadcasting Address
View the broadcasting address.
Stream Port
View the port number of a PC Screen
connected to the LivePlayer specified by the
VideoWall Author.
Status
View the stream status.
Frame
View the number of data frames transmitted
to the video wall monitors.
Sending and Configuring the PC Screen
Send
Send the picture from a user’s PC being displayed on the LivePlayer screen under
PC Screen mode to the video wall monitors.
While the display screen is turned on, press the
button.
The PC Screen is being transmitted to the video wall monitors.
During a transmission, the
button switches to the
To stop the transmission, press the
button.
button.
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Settings
Change settings for PC Screen.
Press the
button when there is no data transmission.
The PC Screen Settings window is displayed.
Stream Port
Set the Port to transmit the PC Screen.
Quality
Select the picture quality to transmit image
data.
(High, Middle, Low)
Frame
Select the frame to transmit image data.
(High, Middle, Low)
Press
to complete the settings and press
at the top.
The pictures on the PC Screen are transmitted with the changed settings to the
video wall monitors.
Tips
-- Port
A Port number between 1024 and 65535 is valid
only.
-- Frame
To increase the number of data frames to be
transmitted to the video wall monitors, lower the
picture quality.
If the number of data frames increases, the CPU
usage increases.
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