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Sep 25, 2014

Planar and Design Week Portland

Planar is supporting the local chapter of theSociety of Environment Graphic Design (SEGD) and Design Week Portland by sponsoring an exhibit in downtown Portland on October 7th. The event is entitled “Revolution in the Landscape: Re-experience Halprin’s Fountains.” The tour of Lawrence Halprin’s Open Space Sequence begins at the Keller Fountain (SW 3rd and Clay) at 6:30 PM and extends through Pettygrove Park, Lovejoy Fountain, and the Source Fountain and is a free event for the design community in the region. We encourage people to engage with the community and look forward to more collaboration in the future. Together with SEGD, Planar seeks to More…
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Sep 17, 2014

Planar Mosaic is Centerpiece of New Zealand's First Living Building

Tūhoe is a proud community of indigenous New Zealanders intent on cementing its identity as a people focused on a positive, distinctive future. Tūhoe has begun to establish a bold new identity, starting with the construction of a new headquarters building for the community: Te Uru Taumatua, New Zealand’s first Living Building. The facility houses all the staff of the Tūhoe community leadership. In addition, it includes a library and a cafe and provides space for community meetings and cultural events. Architecturally, Te Uru Taumatua is designed to make an unmistakable first impression, an objective that is met on many levels, including the display More…

video wall , Planar Mosaic

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Sep 11, 2014

The Mission is Always Critical

For over 30 years, Planar has sold flat panel displays and systems to customers in mission critical applications. From military operations to utility control rooms, from broadcast centers to healthcare, we understand the importance of high-performance displays that work reliably under pressure. Our customers expect it from us. As we have expanded our product offering and reach to digital signage, we have expanded our understanding of what it takes to be mission critical. As an example, take the Institute for Emerging Issues which build a commons on the campus of the North Carolina State University to create a platform for engagement on a wide range More…
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Sep 04, 2014

Digital Signage Walking Tour of Portland

The weather in the late summer in Portland is very good. When other parts of the country are cooling off, Portland weather often stays sunny and in the 70’s through September and October. It is a perfect time to take a walking tour in this fair city to explore a number of Planar digital signage installations. The following route will take approximately 1 hour. Follow the links below for more case study information, photos, and videos of selected installations. 1. Start off at Nike Portland (638 SW 5th Avenue, marked A on the map). The store is across from the Pioneer Place shopping center and parking is readily available in garages in the area. Here More…