Aug 31, 2012

No Matter Your Politics

If you want to replicate the layered look that took center stage at the Republican National Convention, look no further than Planar® Mosaic™. Fill your wall with different video tile shapes and sizes, including the perfectly square tile. Create one big image or drive each separately. Use the Mosaic Project Designer™ Online to design your own!

Mosaic Project Designer , Mosaic , planar , video tiles

Aug 22, 2012

Planar Providing Ultra High Definition Viewing Experience for London's Oakley Safehouse

The London Oakley Safehouse is a place that Oakley created and designed specifically for their athletes competing in the 2012 Olympic Games. Oakley took extraordinary measures to create a safe haven for the athletes to relax and escape the craziness of the Olympic Games.In the video, the Safehouse DJ, Thux, takes you on a tour of the technology used to run their audio and video.One of their media areas features two Planar video walls that consist of nine 46" Clarity LED Series displays. The video wall allowed athletes to enjoy high definition viewing of the Games with live sports feeds of events displayed from two channels at once. DJ Thux goes on to More…

London Oakley Safehouse , Clarity LED Series , Oakley , video wall , planar , 2012 Olympic Games

Aug 17, 2012

Planar Products Like Art Work Themselves

Hiroshi Sugimoto, an internationally-acclaimed Japanese photographer, is best known for his hand-printed black and white photos, which are grounded in his Newtonian study of light and color. He had an ingenious idea of photographing an entire movie in a historic movie theater. Opening the shutter in the opening act and closing it after the credits roll. This long exposure creates a predictable, yet still magical, glowing white image as all the colors in the film combine to create white light. This white light illuminates the majestic architecture and detail of the theater. In the picture below, the Fox Theater in Detroit, Michigan is uniquely More…

wallpaper magazine , Hiroshi Sugimoto , UltraLux , illuminating , planar , Fox Theater

Aug 16, 2012

Runco Broadens Award-Winning LightStyle Series with High Bright LS-10HBd Projector

  Introducing the new Runco® LightStyle LS-10HBd projector. Part of Runco’s award winning LightStyle Series, the LS-10HBd creates stunning video at a scale unattainable by other display types. It will provide homeowners exceptional entertainment value without compromising video quality or scale. With its 3-chip, 1080p design and stunning brightness, the LS-10HBd opens up new projections possibilities in the home. The incredible brightness, along with the ISF™ Day and Night modes of the LS-10HBd, make it possible for families to truly get the most from their DVDs and Blu-ray® discs, television programming, internet video, and computer-based media More…

LightStyle , projectors , Runco , High Bright , entertainment

Aug 09, 2012

Planar LookThru Display Box Adapted Into Multiple Industries

Earlier this summer Pratt Institute hosted the Form and Technology workshop under leadership of Scott VanderVoort. The goal of this workshop was to intersect the latest Planar products with the fresh creativity of Pratt’s design students and thought leaders.The students spent a lot of time working with a sample of the 32” Planar® LookThru™ transparent display. During this workshop the students at Pratt Institute generated ideas of how Planar’s pioneering transparent technology could be incorporated into different industry settings. Here are two inspiring creations the Pratt team envisioned using the transparent LCD surface glass. 1)Jacob Turetsky More…

creativity , planar lookthru , transparent lcd , innovation , Pratt Institute , Design

Aug 07, 2012

Planar Clarity Matrix Shown in KGW News Segment on Elemental Technologies

KGW News Channel 8 did a segment on how NBC and BBC have sought out a local Portland, Oregon company for live Olympic Games coverage. Elemental Technologies is a small start up that specializes in finding ways to better stream live video. Their software will bring the Olympic Games to local audiences no matter where they are and no matter which device they are using. Elemental Technologies located in downtown Portland, is home to a Planar® Clarity™ Matrix LCD video wall system. This helps them view and show off more clearly what they are working on with outstanding visual performance and uninterrupted 24/7 operation.

LCD video wall , Elemental Technologies , KGW News , Clarity Matrix , planar