Jigsaw24, the UK’s leading IT provider, recently kitted out the historic Photographers’ Gallery with a huge, never-done-before video wall as part of their £8.9 million refurbishment.
The Photographers’ Gallery were originally looking for a way of showing off the new digital programme which would fit in with the new look of the Photographers’ Gallery, and give the best possible first impression. After giving us a call, Jigsaw24’s AV business manager Anthony Hammond set up a consultation session with the gallery so he could better understand the requirements of the gallery. Knowing they were looking for a solution that would visually wow customers, Anthony thought the best thing to do was to show the staff some screens in action. To get an idea of the solutions currently out there, they visited a couple of showrooms as well as the new David Hockney exhibition at the Royal Academy, in which the renowned British artist displays his recent digital media output.
“Arranging the screens in a 4×2 portrait style would be the first time ever the Sharp screens had been used like that,” Anthony said. “The main challenge was trying to fit the screens flush into the recessed wall in the old brick building. But once Mark, Simon and Jim from the Jigsaw24 AV team had them set up and tested in the irregular space, they looked fantastic, with a flawless image continuing between the screens.”
Anthony will now run training sessions with the staff as part of the installation, so they’ll be able to easily update the content that’s streamed to the screens from the Scala media players, and be comfortable with the Matrox video device and ATI graphics processor technology which back up the system. Jigsaw24’s full services package also includes a year’s full onsite support, so the Photographers’
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