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Oct 27, 2016

3 Ways Technology Companies Benefit from Digital Displays

As a highly-rated global electronics manufacturer, Samtec understands the need to exhibit the best and newest technology in their corporate offices. A recent renovation of their headquarters proves how much they value providing high-quality digital solutions for their employees and customers. Here are 3 ways Samtec is benefitting from the integration of digital displays. Multi-touch capability allows for superior interactivity and brand activation Fifteen 55-inch Clarity® Matrix™ LCD displays make up the 19.9 feet (6.07 meter) wide by 6.7 feet (2.04 meter) high video wall found in Samtec’s renovated headquarters. Each display has 32 More…

case studies , ero , Clarity Matrix , Multi-Touch , reliability

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Oct 13, 2016

3 Ways Corporate Offices are Benefiting from Digital Signage

Digital displays have made their way into corporate offices all over the world in order to help corporations, large and small, gain a competitive edge. Throughout its 70 year operation, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has made innovation a top priority and has recognized how display systems can help accomplish those goals. Here are 3 ways Daimler has benefited from incorporating Planar displays. Celebrating company history With the use of 59 46-inch Planar Clarity® Matrix™ Video Wall displays, Daimler has been able to showcase its legacy of success and industry leadership in a unique way. The L-shaped video wall located in the lobby shows More…

case studies , Clarity Matrix , ero , Helium , Planar PS Series , Multi-Touch

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Jun 04, 2013

What if Plato had Three Planar Monitors?

There has been plenty of research showing that multiple monitors and or larger monitors on the desktop improve productivity and satisfaction. Example of such research comes from companies like Microsoft, HP, and Apple. But can three or more monitors change your life and extend your mind?  That is exactly what Alex Wilhelm postured in this interesting article on workspace productivity. If you are ready for a mind extending experience consider adding a Planar® Helium™ Windows 8 touch display or our beautifully designed 27” QHD display to your desktop. With native 2560x1440 resolution, the Planar® PX2790MW delivers 77% more resolution than a Full HD More…

Multi-Touch , Touch Screen , PXL2790MW

Apr 08, 2013

Intel NUC and Planar Helium Create a winning solution

In September of 2012, I was at the Intel Developer Forum a preeminent technology conference for the Intel ecosystem. At this show, I saw an interesting device attached to a Planar® 27” Helium™ touch display. The device was called a NUC which stands for the next unit of computing. The device is essentially a small computer about 4”x4”x2” that runs Windows (or Linux). What I found really cool about the NUC is how easily it attaches to the back of the Helium display, essentially turning Helium into an all-in-one like device, but with the added benefit of a flexible modular design. NUC attached to Helium's VESA mount The setup is remarkably simple. In More…

Helium , Multi-Touch , Windows 8 , Planar Helium , Windows 8 touch monitor

Nov 15, 2012

Planar Helium Gets an Invite to Exclusive Windows 8 Insiders Party

Developers exploring Windows 8 on the Planar Helium Multi-touch Display Planar 27" Helium™ Multi-touch Displays have attracted much attention since the launch of Windows 8. David Kelley, Principal Architect at Wirestone wrote the “giant 27-inch Planar Helium display really brings out the best in Windows 8.” Windows Phone Developer and Microsoft MVP, Kelly White, said in his blog: “After using the Helium I absolutely regret the HP TouchSmart monitors.” And Cindy Davis, Editor-in-Chief at TechDecisions, gave Helium the “best review I could give.”On October 30th Helium got another kudos when I along with several Planar Helium More…

Helium , Microsoft , Windows 8 , Multi-Touch

Sep 20, 2012

The Newly Released Planar Helium Multi-Touch Monitor Lights up the Windows 8 Experience

The launch of Planar's brand new multi-touch desktop monitor line is already off to a great start with the introduction of the Planar® Helium™ family and the debut of a 27-inch model. "The giant 27-inch Planar Helium display really brings out the best in Windows 8," says David Kelly, Principal UX Architect & Microsoft MVP of [wire]stone. "As a firm focused on touch experiences with numerous touch-enabled applications for Windows 8, we're using the monitor to develop and test out all of our applications. The high quality touch experience and combined feature set of the Planar Helium monitor has really improved our development time to market, as More…

Helium , Multi-Touch , Windows 8 , wirestone , TechDecision , planar , Touch Screen

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