The install is in the head office of BlueShore Financial in North Vancouver. It uses a 5 mm pixel pitch LED array that instead of having a black block finish in behind, it is instead held together with see-through glass. So what you get is a glass panel you can sorta, generally, that became a high rex LED wall when active.
The wall runs West Coast imagery and is part of an ambitious overall set-up in the office block.
Along with the 20’ x 9.5’ transparent LED video wall installation, 10net also put in:
– a 12 screen video wall consisting of 12 32” LCD displays in a cascading mosaic of landscape and portrait configurations.
– a 3 x 3 video wall using HP thin bezel panels and a custom built HP computer with 9 display outputs creating a 5740×3250 canvas size.
– custom LCD displays outward facing alongside the ATM kiosks
The tech is not to be confused with LED curtain walls, which are also see-through but are more suspended than encased, and are generally using much lower resolutions. Five mm pixel pitch looks very good, even when reasonably close to the screen.
Dave Haynes is the founder and editor of Sixteen:Nine, an online publication that has followed the digital signage industry for some 14 years. Dave does strategic advisory consulting work for many end-users and vendors, and also writes for many of them. He’s based near Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Canada’s east coast.