Apr 11, 2016

The Rise, and Continued Rise of Desktop Monitors

Remember desktop monitors? They aren’t often seen as a locus of innovation or must-have technology. With the sales of desktop computers falling it might seem as if desktop displays have seen their heyday come and go. Cindy McCullough, Planar’s Desktop Monitor Product Manager, recently shared some of the amazing things that Planar is doing to not only keep desktop monitors relevant in a portable computing age, but to make them a must-have accessory. Flexibility As the devices that connect to monitors become more diverse, the monitors themselves need to have similar breadth. McCullough pointed out that Planar has something for everyone. “From 15 to More…

desktop monitor , Touch on the Desktop

Apr 08, 2016

Planar, a Leyard company, Powers the Photo Booth Experience at TEDxPortland

April 9th will bring the magic of TED once again to Planar’s backyard in Portland, Oregon.  And Planar’s cutting edge technology, including the Planar® UltraRes™ and Planar® LookThru™ OLED transparent display will be featured as part of a new photo experience created for the guests at this year’s event. "We are excited to partner with Planar to activate an interactive photo booth experience at TEDxPortland 2016,” said David Rae, Chief Curator & Executive Producer, TEDxPortland. “Their technology and products will help connect with our attendees. We are forever grateful and humbled by their innovation and support.” Thousands of guests at More…

Portland , Technology , Innovation , TEDx

Apr 07, 2016

The Truth about the "Wow Factor"

“Wow” is something you get once. You don’t get it the second time. Repeat visitors can get bored and tune out the thing that originally stopped them in their tracks. Every brand and retailer wants a “Wow” effect in their space. And that is less about the installation (although a large scale or uniquely shaped installation with great visual performance is critical) and more about the long-term content strategy.

LookThru , planar lookthru , innovation , design innovation