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Nov 19, 2014

What’s New in DisplayPort 1.3

Jennifer Davis, V.P of marketing for Planar, recently caught up with Marques Girardelli, Planar’s electrical systems manager in the R&D organization and Becky Connors, product manager for large format displays, to ask about the emerging connectivity standards around DisplayPort and HDMI.   What is new in the DisplayPort 1.3 standard? DisplayPort is the digital display interface developed by the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA).  It is an interface primarily used to connect a video source to a display device, like a computer monitor or a video wall.  The main feature addition in DisplayPort 1.3 was a 50% increase in bandwidth More…
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Nov 11, 2014

What football teaches us about AV

It is college football season in the States. In our house, we kicked off our season by watching a non-conference game of one of the “hometown” teams, the University of Oregon Ducks. Watching the game - and thinking about the team’s recent installation of a new athletic complex, the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex – it struck me that college football can teach us a thing or two about the AV industry and how the integrators and brands can remain relevant in times of change. 1. You Have to Play Each GameYou can have the best win record in the conference, the best facilities, and a history of winning innovation, both in football and in AV the team and the More…

Clarity Matrix , planar ultralux , desktop monitor

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Nov 04, 2014

Planar Display Screens Connect Like Legos to Form a Big Seamless Image

Very few companies in the world can claim Planar’s pioneering legacy in display technologies. From secretive advanced-projects lab that developed the first flat panel displays for laptop computers in the early 1980’s to large displays that plug together like Legos to create big video canvases, Planar has been innovating for decades.  Here are a few of the technologies that demonstrate innovation: Planar® Clarity® Matrix™: The potential for a giant display is here today with Clarity Matrix. This tiled LCD video wall system utilizes the latest LED backlight technology, ultra narrow bezel (UNB) panels, and a highly unique architecture of off-board More…