State Employees Credit Union leverages the benefits of digital signage to its new building in Raleigh. A great interactive video wall with 18 screens of Christie receives visitors, while a vertical screen of Samsung serves as a point of information. In addition, the Conference room is equipped with different systems of AV.

Videowall Christie in SECU

The directors of State Employees Credit Union (Secu), the second-largest cooperative credit of the United States, wanted to find a dynamic way to involve visitors entering its new 17-story office building located in the center of capital of the State of North Carolina (Raleigh) and, in addition, take advantage of opportunities offered by digital signage to be applied to its new headquarters in order to strengthen their identity. On the other hand, also I was looking for how to integrate a complete audiovisual solution in the new hall for conferences and meetings.

For this project he counted with the collaboration of the Integrator Whitlock Group and different technology companies as Materials & Methods that was responsible for developing and managing the contents, and float4that was responsible for interactive programming.

The key element of this facility is located in the lobby of the first floor. It's an interactive video wall, composed of 18 55 inch LCD screens of Christieresponding to the gestural movements of persons who are placed in front of him. The staggered configuration of LCDs of this composition is surrounded by glass panels that are backlit with LED tiles of low resolution. LED and LCD technologies have been combined to create a virtual canvas where the content flows seamlessly between areas of high and low resolution.

Videowall Christie in SECU

Materials & Methods was the company responsible for developing and managing the content of this huge videowall, project carried out in collaboration with Secu and the team of architects of O'Brien Taquin. This content has been produced according to five scenarios: color fields, views, ink, water, models in nature and workers of the State of North Carolina. Animations and interactive art content has been developed to attract visitors entering the lobby of the building, while it evokes a sense of curiosity that invites you to interact with the large mural.

Other scenarios, such as Views, they allow navigation through the different images that open to show panoramic views of beautiful landscapes of the area.

Vertical screen Samsung in Secu

Materials & Methods has counted with the participation of Float4 to integrate these contents in the visual system for what has been used an interactive Server RealMotion. Also has also counted with the collaboration of the Whitlock Group to develop custom interfaces for touch panels designs of Crestron that you control audio, video and lighting of the building systems.

A second audiovisual solution is located in the area of the lifts. Here a vertical 1 × 2 LCD screen has been installed in Samsung 46 inch that serves as a directory of digital signage. The contents of this directory Fund is scheduled to support the information of great interactive wall.

AV solution at Secu

AV in the meeting room

The third project has been carried out in this building affects the Conference room and meeting room for employees. The integration of this area has been in charge of the Whitlock Group, in collaboration with Coherent Design, which has implemented various technologies such as screens of LED video, interactive content, video cameras go, AV systems conferences, multiple LCD screens and plasma 55, 70 and 103 inches, Creston to manage control systems the lighting and also different microphones and loudspeakers have been installed.


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By • 14 Feb, 2014
• Section: Audio, AV Conferencing, Study cases, Control, OUTSTANDING, Digital signage, Display, illumination