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Jul 28, 2016

Natural Computing, Intuitive Interface

In June of 2007 when the very first iPhone was released a change began for not only Apple customers, but also everyone who uses computers, phones, or any type of electronic device. Touch interfaces became mainstream. The iPhone was far from being the first touch interface—the technology has existed since the 1970s—but with the launch of the iPhone, then Android phones, then iPads and tablets, touch interfaces became a natural way for us to control our devices. Now it’s time for our computers to catch up. The Desktop Gap For all of the advantages of touch interfaces, they still don’t work very well for fine movements needed in crafting spreadsheets More…

Helium , touchscreen , Interactive , touch display

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Aug 20, 2013

Interactive Lobby Video Wall Creates a Unique Immersive Experience

Having selected Planar for its best-in-class video wall technology, global design firm, Gensler, entered into close collaboration with a billion-pixel interactive agency, The Hive, to create the immersive exploratory platform it calls the Gensler/Hive Multi-Surface Experience. This platform features a touch-enabled table on which a visitor selects content about Gensler and its work in numerous locations worldwide. The user browses through the content and then views selected information in larger-than-life form on the array of Planar displays, in 4k playback enabled by YCD | Wall.  The displays are especially important, because in combination with the More…

Interactive , Matrix , Video Walls

Oct 07, 2011

A Few Words from Planar's New Touch Technology Marketing Director

Do you remember the first time you interacted with a touch-enabled display? What about that feeling of total control of your viewing experience and liberation from the tethers of remote controls and keyboards? I ask because it’s my job to help Planar make touch an even more effective and liberating way to interact with machines. My name is Cris Derr. I’m the new product marketing director of Planar’s Touch and Interactive Products team, where I will drive the direction for our touch and interactive displays.I bring a rich history in technology to my new job, from my early days as an engineer at Intel, where I helped build the world’s first teraflop More…

planar , Interactive , Touch Screen