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Jun 16, 2011

Unexpected Interactivity

This past weekend in Chicago, I visited Millennium Park and the famed "Cloud Gate" sculpture by Anish Kapoor.This strikingly beautiful (and surprisingly whimsical) public art piece had an unexpected call to interactivity. It made you want to play with your reflection by moving from side to side, by walking through the center of the display, and by getting your friends to take your picture. It caused a reaction, for sure.This week we announced the new Clarity Matrix Touch solution, which has added interactivity in new ways to video walls that both attract and engage. This is the promise of media walls and what the Clarity Matrix Touch delivers.

touchscreen , neocon , clarity matrix touch , touch video wall , video wall touchscreen

Jun 14, 2011

NeoCon 2011, First Two Days

By James WoodThe Windy City is currently playing host to the NeoCon Interior Design conference. As a part of the festivities, Planar is hosting the digital communication center. All the tweets, pictures and comments from around the floor are being routed to a 3x2 Clarity Matrix display (filtered for content, of course) and then streamed out to the passing throngs. This made the conversation online a tangible, interactive part of the event. Some of the highlights from the first two days at NeoCon were the cupcakes, provided by Sparkology, teasing everyone’s sweet tooth. Several exhibitors are enticing passersby with offers of iPads to be won. The More…

neocon , Clarity Matrix , interior design