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Nov 21, 2011

Great Technology Enables Great Ideas

By Cris DerrTechnology is cool sometimes even jaw dropping like the transparent LCD display presented by Planar at CETW this past week in New York. While people crowded around our transparent display in awe, it was the buzz around the solutions that could be built with such technology that was really inspiring. Great technology enables great ideas. At Planar another technology that enables great ideas is ERO™ for our Clarity™ Matrix LCD Video Wall.ERO does much more than deliver amazing display quality by improving image contrast; it also enables interactive touch solutions on a grand scale. ERO does this in two ways: first it protects the LCD screen More…

Touch Screen

Nov 21, 2011

The Art and Soul of Digital Signage

At Planar, we are interested in different ways of utilizing Digital Signage to engage, inform and even dazzle the public. Recently we've come across an example from the UK on Remembrance Sunday for broadcasting the day's service to large audience and PRN in the US using their channel throughout national retail store locations to keep the fans of football up-to-date with NFL Networks football highlights when shopping. And pictured here, the beautiful lobby of Hotel de Luxe in Portland, Oregon, where signage meets art and films! An installation where Planar proudly provides the hardware to create this unique environment. Digital signage truly is More…

digital signage , custom display , case studies

Nov 18, 2011

Picture This

635 million in three days. No, that is not the number of votes from the last American Idol finale or even the amount of money raised by the winning candidate in the last election. 635 million is actually the amount of money raised in three evenings of art sales by Philips de Pury, Christie’s and Sotheby’s last week in New York. With well over a half a billion dollars pumping through the art world in only three days it is clear the art world has not heard that the economy hasn’t fully recovered. This latest news might surprise many, but not Planar. Planar’s vision for the convergence of art and technology will make its debut at the end of this month More…

Clarity Matrix , Architectural Displays , yorgo alexopoulos

Nov 15, 2011

BOFFO Building Fashion and Planar Together Again

Planar is once again excited to be included in another installation of BOFFO Building Fashion in New York City. After Planar’s successful display installation at the first venue, Nicola’s Formichett’s pop-up retail store, which featured PS-Series displays and open-frame monitors embedded in mirrored pillars, Planar continues involvement with the fourth installation in the series featuring the design work of The Lake & Stars + SOFTlab.The space, which opened November 10th, will contain patterns that are meant to blur orientation and depth perception in a way that will encourage visitors to explore, discover and engage with the space in addition to More…

Open-Frame , BOFFO , PS-Series

Nov 14, 2011

The latest in 3D: the Clarity Matrix 3D goes live!

It's what the 3D Roundabout caught already at the prototype stage earlier this year, but now it is launched and being installed as well! First installation can be seen the University of Illinois Chicago's Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL) in a class room setting. The Cyber-Commons 3D is a class room facility featuring six wide by three high Clarity Matrix 3D video wall, made from our 46" Clarity Matrix displays, which allows 2D and 3D visualization and collaboration. You can read more about the installation from EVL's own website. The new Clarity Matrix 3D will be at show this week at the SuperComputing 2011 at Louisiana State University, More…

planar , LCD video wall , 3D , stereoscopic , Clarity Matrix 3D , Clarity Matrix