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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

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