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Oct 17, 2011

Say Goodbye to No-Touch Retail Displays

You gotta love the way reporter Dan Yates of the Canadian newspaper Leader-Post recently described the new, interactive digital displays that my company, Planar Systems, and iQmetrix are collaboratively developing: "Think of it like a brochure come to life." The digital signage solution that we are creating with the new iQmetrix platform, XQ Interactive Retail, really is the ultimate brochure for a retail environment. Customers can thumb through page after virtual page of product pictures, descriptions and other information. They can even register their preferences or complete an order—all before a customer service person has even greeted them. But More…

Touch Screen , NRF , consumer touchscreen

Oct 14, 2011

Bringing Interactive Digital Signage into Reach

We live in a time of low-hanging fruit. Not actual fruit on the bottom branches of trees, rather the metaphorically named projects that don't require much investment or risk, nor generate much in the way of sales or revenues. In the current economy, many retailers are understandably reluctant to take on the risks associated with new ways of doing business? so-called "high-hanging" fruit? even if they promise big potential benefits. But what if someone pulled those upper branches of the retail sales and marketing tree closer to terra firma? That's what the new partnership between iQmetrix and my company, Planar Systems, is doing for mobile More…

consumer touchscreen , Touch Screen

Mar 31, 2011

Planar Touch Products RSPA Certified!

Planar has been named a Certified Retail Technology Provider by RSPA - Retail Solutions Providers Association, the only association dedicated to the retail technology industry. Planar received this certification due to its commitment to excellence and an exceptional level of professionalism. Planar's complete line of touchscreen monitors and computers may be found here.

RSPA , touch , Touch Screen , Retail Solutions Providers Association , planar , consumer touchscreen

Mar 14, 2011

Planar on AV Technology's Top 10 End-User Products at DSE!

Hot off the presses! Planar made the list twice on AV Technology's Top 10 End-User Products at DSE! The sleek PT2285PW 22-inch multi-touch all glass front surface LCD monitor got a shout out in the number 5 spot! Announced in January 2011 at the NRF tradeshow, the PT2285PW supports gesturing - flicking, pinching and expanding - using Microsoft Windows 7. And it comes standard with 3-year, 2-day advance replacement warranty! Great multi-touch monitor for retail, healthcare or hospitality applications! Planar's new d82L 82" LCD display came in at number 6. At 3.9 inches deep, it is the thinnest 82-inch LCD on the market today, exceeding the ADA More…

AV Technology , touch , projected capacitive , Touch Screen , planar , consumer touchscreen , multi-touch , driverless touchscreen

Jan 17, 2011

Planar 22-inch Multi-Touch Featured by KioskMarketplace

It didn't take long to generate buzz about Planar's new PT2285PW 22-inch projected capacitive product released on January 10th! While at NRF, Matt Walsh, Touchscreen Sales Manager, was featured in a KioskMarketplace YouTube clip talking about the benefits of the new multi-touch 22-inch LCD product - like gesturing, flicking or scrolling through files or pictures and resizing images. Matt also talked about how the PT2285PW has a zero bezel, all-glass front surface making it easy to clean. Check out the touchscreen in the KioskMarketplace NRF wrap-up. Then visit PlanarTouch.com to read about the PT2285PW multi-touch and find out how to buy!

NRF , touch , projected capacitive , LCD , Touch Screen , national retail federation , planar , consumer touchscreen , PT2285PW , KioskMarketplace , multi-touch

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