JUL
28

Things To Consider When Setting Up An Operations Center Or Control Room

In mission-critical operations, details matter. Even small reductions in response times and efficiency improvements can help mitigate the impact of incidents and even save lives. When setting up an op...
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MAR
10

Why visual tools are the number one untapped key to digital transformation

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has brought a wave of change, a wave of innovation and of disruption. It is often described as the ongoing automation of the world or the expanded use of smart technol...
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APR
15

AI Computer Vision for Operation Centers: Moving From Reactive to Proactive Situational Awareness

According to IDC, data generated from IoT cameras and sensors will amount to almost 80 zettabytes in 2025 up from 13.6 zettabytes in 2019. The challenge for control rooms and operation centers is to t...
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JAN
04

Seven trends that will change Operation Centers and Control Rooms in 2021 (with a little help from our friends at Gartner)

As we enter a new year, and close out a tumultuous year of challenges and changes, it's a great time to look ahead and share some thoughts on what we can expect in the near future. Below are the top s...
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JAN
03

How Userful Works with LED panels

Over the past few years, direct view LED walls have been rapidly growing in market share over the traditional LCD video walls. One reason for this change is that LED walls have dropped dramatically in...
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DEC
15

The Borderless Control Room

What you need to know to improve response times and work beyond the 4 walls of your Operation Center In today's world, all business operations have become borderless and the infrastructure for mission...
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NOV
20

Why are digital displays so important to Digital Transformation

Screens are now a cornerstone of the way we work, communicate and collaborate.

Digital transformation is a hot buzzword today. At Gartner’s IT Symposium 2020, it was a repeated theme throughout the virtual event. Digital transformation means different things to different people (and different industries), but all digital transformation projects share a single driving force: modernization to ensure your business doesn’t fall behind.

Another thing every single digital transformation project has in common: there is a visual element. Digital transformation is so broad that the list of commonalities isn’t long, but when you think about it, you’ll realize it’s true: every digital transformation has a visual element.

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APR
04

The Control Room and Operation Center of the Future: Flexibility is King

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NOV
29

Considerations for Seriously Secure Control Room Solutions

Situational awareness is the core mission of any control room or operation center: Getting the right information to the right person at the right time to make the right decision. While many organizations investing in video wall solutions to help deliver situational awareness focus on issues like what video management system to include, the correct emergency communications technologies and of course, what solution they want to manage and control the video wall and its content, there’s a critical issue that should never be overlooked: security. More and more control room and operation centers are online, more and more AV solutions require network access. IT departments are increasingly concerned about the many apps, devices, content and access points across the network. Security compliance should be top of mind when investing in a display solution for an operation center or control room and below are some of the points to consider.

Network Security

AV-over-IP solutions that use standard TCP/IP communication through standard switches and routers, provide a broad variety of lock-down options for security conscious customers. By using a standard network, customers can lock down their own network tools, switches, routers according to their own security protocols and using familiar network monitoring tools.

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NOV
03

How Userful lowers Total Cost of Ownership

A Competitive Cost-Analysis of Enterprise Display Deployments Total Cost of Ownership or TCO is a detailed estimation of direct and indirect costs of a project or product for the entirety of its lifet...
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