Video Wall

Located in the Seminar Room on 3/F, the 3-metre-wide and 1.7-metre-high video wall facilitates visualisation of data and images for academic discussion and idea exchange. The use of the Video Wall and the Seminar Room is by appointment only.

Features

  • Consists of nine 46-inch LED TV panels, rendering ultra-high resolution (5760 pixels x 3240 pixels)
  • Accepts 1 to 9 individual and simultaneous inputs from iOS, Android devices, laptop computers and other devices via wireless or wired connection
Other Facilities in the Seminar Room
  • Wi-Fi connection and power outlets
  • Whiteboard with markers
  • Wireless microphones
  • Blu-ray DVD player upon request

Use Guidelines

Eligible Users: All PolyU students and academic, research and administrative staff with valid Student/Staff ID cards

Purpose/Priority: Research Related Activities

Reservation:

  • Users may submit a booking request to use the Video Wall in Seminar Room for research related activities between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m Monday through Friday (except public holidays).
    Note: The Seminar Room can accommodate up to forty people.
  • A booking request should be submitted at least 3 working days in advance. Submitting a request does not mean your reservation is automatically confirmed. The Library will contact you within two working days in response to your request and might request additional information before approving and confirming the booking.

     

     Booking Request Form

     

  • Users are advised to schedule a testing session to ensure smooth equipment operation.

Check-in and Check-out:

  • Collect the iPad control panel of the Video Wall from the Multimedia Commons (MC) Counter 15 minutes before the booking session and return it to the MC Counter after use
  • Re-arrange furniture in the Seminar Room as needed and restore it after use

FAQ

1. What can users do with the Library’s Video Wall?
The Library’s Video Wall is a large-scale high resolution graphic visualization facility which supports up to nine individual and simultaneous inputs up to 5760 x 3240 pixels. It can be used for graphic visualization, graphic and/or data side-by-side comparison, presentation with crystal clear screen/desktop/mobile devices projection and etc. It supports both audio and video inputs from notebooks, Android and iOS devices. If you wish to connect other devices, please let us know in advance for testing.
2. How to book the Video Wall?
Generally, bookings are required to be made at least 3 working days in advance in view of the preparation work needed for setting up the Video Wall and its software. Library staff will contact users to confirm bookings.
3. Can users try out the Video Wall before booking?
Yes, please contact us via email at lbms@polyu.edu.hk or by phone at 2766-6870 to arrange a demonstration session on the features of the Video Wall. We strongly recommend users to schedule a testing session before using the Video Wall to make sure the equipment runs smoothly for individual usage scenarios.
4. What video and image formats are supported by the Video Wall?
The Video Wall performs screen projection directly from users’ own devices. We recommend using high resolution images and videos to avoid distortion and pixellation after projection to the Video Wall’s enlarged screen.

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