Jul 26, 2012

Planar LookThru Featured in Second Story's Experiment with Face-Tracking and Reactive Content

Second Story in Portland, Oregon is currently featuring Planar’s LookThru™ Display Box as part of an experiment into uncharted territory with face-tracking and reactive content. Their technique of combining the LookThru and a Kinnect for Windows Sensor with Second Story software has created something truly unique, allowing them to augment a physical object with digital labels, and adapt the display to the viewer’s perspective. This creates a very personal experience for each individual viewer and endless possibilities for showcasing products across multiple industries. The Planar LookThru incorporates a transparent 32-inch display in an enclosed More…

transparent , ero , LookThru , Second Story , face-tracking , reactive content , experiment

Jul 24, 2012

Commercial-Grade Digital Signage Displays Capture the Attention of Customers in Retail Environments Better Than Your Typical Big Box Televisions

Digital displays are a modern way to capture the attention of customers and bring added visual entertainment to the environment, which has led to an increasing adoption rate of digital signage in retail stores. Taking a closer look at commercial-grade displays versus TVs from your local warehouse, there are numerous benefits to the use of commercial-grade displays in a retail setting. Commercial-grade LCD displays support extended usage up to 24 hours per day. They emit higher levels of brightness so messaging and images can be displayed boldly even in well-lit  environment. Their durable bezel and enclosure design protects the display from More…

digital signage , benefits , PS-Series , lcd displays , commercial-grade

Jul 11, 2012

The Society for Information Display Awards Planar Chief Scientist Adi Abileah with the Otto Schade Prize

Adi Abileah, Planar's Chief Scientist in the Technology Group, was recognized in early June by The Society for Information Display (SID), with the Otto Schade Prize. The prize is awarded for an outstanding scientific or technical achievement in, or in contribution to, the advancement of functional performance and / or image quality of information displays.Adi was specifically recognized by SID “for his many outstanding contributions to the enhancement of the functional performance of displays, including contrast, brightness, viewing angle, gray-scale resolution, and stereoscopic imagining.”In addition to his 34 U.S. patents, mostly related to More…

The Society for Information Display , SID , Adi Abileah , Otto Schade Prize