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Jul 24, 2008

Show Us Your Display Engineering Skills

We are growing and currently looking for an Applications Engineer to add to our team.Interesterested or know someone who might be a fit? Contact Bill Hanrahan.The Applications Engineer (AE) is responsible for teaming with Planar’s Regional Sales Managers and Program Managers to assist customers with the development and implementation of industry leading display solutions. AE’s serve as the primary technical contact to customers for pre- and post-sales technical support. The AE will interact directly with customer’s engineering teams to drive technical discussions about Planar’s existing and potential display platforms. Additionally, the AE will be More…

custom , LCD , engineering , job , displays

Jul 23, 2008

Industrial Projection Possibilities

Cnet had an interesting video about Obscura Digital and their work on projection technology to create immersive video experiences. Although the technology is primarily used for consumer and marketing applications, such as trade shows and events, there are some interesting industrial possibilities. How would you want to have an immersive experience in an industrial environment? Think hot temperatures, vibrations and transportation equipment, rather than an event where they pass out cocktails and appetizers. Note the multitouch demo at the end of the video.

custom , touchscreen , immersive , projection , multi-touch

Jul 23, 2008

StereorMirror Visits Beijing

Every four years the International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) organization holds a conference with worldwide participation. The quadrennial conference is synchronized with Summer Olympics and, this year, it coincided with the Olympic site as well. About two javelin throws from Beijing’s new Bird’s Nest stadium, a different group of well-trained experts assembled to see the latest developments in imaging, software and hardware for photogrammetry. We demonstrated our StereoMirror technology to a good portion of the 3,000 people that attended the meeting. Planar stereo monitors could also be found in booths belonging to More…

3D , stereoscopic , isprs

Jul 14, 2008

Planar Touchscreens - where will they show up?

It was pretty cool to be walking through Fred Meyer's (part of the Kroger family) and see the one of Planar's touchscreen LCDs in action with the photo kiosk. Next time I'll take my camera and take pictures of someone using the LCD!