Sep 20, 2012

The Newly Released Planar Helium Multi-Touch Monitor Lights up the Windows 8 Experience

The launch of Planar's brand new multi-touch desktop monitor line is already off to a great start with the introduction of the Planar® Helium™ family and the debut of a 27-inch model. "The giant 27-inch Planar Helium display really brings out the best in Windows 8," says David Kelly, Principal UX Architect & Microsoft MVP of [wire]stone. "As a firm focused on touch experiences with numerous touch-enabled applications for Windows 8, we're using the monitor to develop and test out all of our applications. The high quality touch experience and combined feature set of the Planar Helium monitor has really improved our development time to market, as More…

Helium , Multi-Touch , Windows 8 , wirestone , TechDecision , planar , Touch Screen

Sep 19, 2012

Innovative Technology Can Bring Modernization to Retail Environments

Retailers are always looking for new ways to attract customers into their store through window displays. Not only is this the most expensive real estate in retail, well-fashioned window displays can turn ordinary merchandise into brand experiences that keep people coming to and talking about the store.As part of a workshop at Pratt Institute, entitled Form and Technology, Ben Nimes envisioned a new style of storefront window utilizing Planar® LookThru™ transparent LCD technology. In this futuristic design, the manikins are nude and the transparent displays animate with a live fashion show of clothing and accessories. Perhaps in a carousel of options More…

LookThru , LCD , transparent lcd , planar

Sep 04, 2012

Architectural Video Walls Redefining Interior Space

New leading-edge technology and architectural video walls are certainly redefining interior spaces. The design imagined by Ben Nimes at Pratt Institute during the Form and Technology workshop illustrates a new innovative way to truly captivate an audience using technology like the Planar® Mosaic™ architectural video wall system. In their design concept, not only is the display face engaging, but the entire unit itself moves to interact with the viewer as they approach and traverse the wall bringing the space to life. Photo courtesy of Pratt The Planar Mosaic family includes three different tiles shapes and sizes, including a truly square LCD More…

creativity , LCD tile , Mosaic , form and technology , planar , square tile , Pratt Institute