Apr 23, 2013

Trends in Commercial Real Estate

From corporate cafeteria menu boards to hallway employee signage.  From lobby displays that tend architectural to meeting room displays for the ultimate in resolution and interactivity. Corporations around the world utilize Planar technology for the ultimate in productivity.     But the environments of this productivity are changing.  Over the past few years, we have seen dramatic changes in the commercial real estate market that are combining to change the look of offices and the opportunities for technology. Small businesses, which make up the bulk of corporate enterprises, have real estate leases less than 10 years.  As a result, landlords are More…

lobby signage , corporate , meeting room displays

Apr 17, 2013

5 Reasons to Deploy Control Rooms

Market leading corporations are deploying control rooms for monitoring and simulation at a rapid rate, especially in growing industries like the energy sector. Some of the leading reasons to deploy control room solutions are as follows:1) Big data visualization: corporations have more data than ever before and making sense of it requires a visualization solution as expansive and scalable as the data set.2) Real-time monitoring: make the most of investments and protect critical infrastructure, with real-time monitoring solutions3) Distributed data and video sources: IP network video sources and data locations are spread worldwide and to access them in More…

control room , video wall , image processing , flat panel , Rear Projection Video Wall , monitoring

Apr 08, 2013

Intel NUC and Planar Helium Create a winning solution

In September of 2012, I was at the Intel Developer Forum a preeminent technology conference for the Intel ecosystem. At this show, I saw an interesting device attached to a Planar® 27” Helium™ touch display. The device was called a NUC which stands for the next unit of computing. The device is essentially a small computer about 4”x4”x2” that runs Windows (or Linux). What I found really cool about the NUC is how easily it attaches to the back of the Helium display, essentially turning Helium into an all-in-one like device, but with the added benefit of a flexible modular design. NUC attached to Helium's VESA mount The setup is remarkably simple. In More…

Helium , Multi-Touch , Windows 8 , Planar Helium , Windows 8 touch monitor