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Sep 19, 2016

Leaders Participate in TAO Tech Exec Auction for STEM Education

The Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) is hosting an auction to benefit STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education programs. These educational programs play a key role in the sustained growth and stability of the economy and are a critical component to the future success of the Oregon and Southwest Washington technology industry. STEM education creates critical thinkers, increases science literacy, and enables the next generation of innovators. This year TAO announced their first annual Tech Exec Online Auction to benefit the work of STEM education programs Innovate Oregon, iUrbanTeen, Oregon Robotics, and Portland More…

technology , education , community outreach

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Sep 15, 2016

Top 4 Reasons You Should Prefer Carbon Fiber for Rental and Staging Displays

All of the Leyard® CarbonLight™ solutions incorporate the use of carbon fiber in their designs. This feature is well known in other industries for providing durable, light-weight solutions and these products are no exception. Before you check out Leyard’s complete line-up of LED displays, here are 4 reasons you should be in favor of carbon fiber: Lightweight At nearly half the mass of other products in the market (ranging anywhere from 38%-65% lighter), the products made with carbon fiber are easy to lift and cheaper to ship. This translates into real profits for rental and staging companies wanting to lower their labor and freight More…

CarbonLight , rental , staging

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Sep 08, 2016

3 Reasons Planar does ADA best

The U.S. Department of Justice has been working to ensure that buildings and spaces are safe and accessible for everyone, including those with disabilities. When it comes to the installation of protruding objects, such as a display system mounted to a wall, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has set regulations in which public and government buildings must comply. Section 4.4 of the ADA deals with regulations directly applicable to the installation of Planar and Leyard display systems. It states that objects  must not extend more than four inches (.33 feet) from the wall, if leading edges are located between 27 (2.25 feet) and 80 inches (6.67 More…

Planar DirectLight , Clarity Matrix , Planar UltraRes , ada-compliant

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Sep 01, 2016

4 Key Features That Make the Installation of Planar Mosaic Unique

There are many things to consider when creating a new design. It is important that you are reflecting the values of the company, as well as finding ways to create a unique and professional setting to impress any visitors. Digital signage helps with creativity by allowing you to display original content at the touch of a button. The Planar® Mosaic® LCD architectural video walls take it a step further to present a wow factor unlike any other. Here are 4 key features that combine to set Planar Mosaic display tiles apart from the rest. Design video walls with 3 different LCD display tiles A feature that is unique to Planar, 3 different sized LCD More…

Planar Mosaic , Architectural Displays , architecture and design

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Aug 25, 2016

3 Ways Redundant Power Supplies are the AWD for Video Walls

All-wheel drive (AWD) is a useful feature in modern automobiles. For a number of the same reasons customers choose AWD, our customers choose redundant power supply options on their display products. Why?  1. Both endure unexpected conditions A redundant power supply for display systems is equivalent to the all-wheel drive and traction control features found in cars. It proves itself useful in times of risk when stability is of paramount importance. All-wheel drive allows a car to navigate through unexpected weather conditions, whether it be rain, snow, or ice. Similarly, redundant power supply options, available on a variety of Planar and Leyard More…

Redunant Power , 24/7 , Power Supply