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Feb 28, 2014

AMX, Savant and Crestron Modules Available for Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall and Planar UltraRes Series

Planar has released its first modules for the Clarity™ Matrix LCD Video Wall System and Planar® UltraRes™ Series for some of the most popular automation systems available.  AMX, Crestron and Savant modules are available on these partner companies websites, making it even easier for resellers to integrate and consultants to recommend Planar and Runco Products. Resellers who do integration have estimated that having these modules will save them hours of programming time, reducing installation time and costs.  Click here for more information about Crestron, AMX and Savant modules.

Clarity Matrix , Planar UltraRes , savant , crestron , amx

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Feb 12, 2014

Planar Introduces Two New Simplicity Series Digital Signage Displays

The new 46” and 55” displays round out the Planar Simplicity Series, offering a full range of sizes for digital signage applications Today Planar announced the addition of two new sizes to its Planar® Simplicity™ Series line of edge-lit LED displays, offering customers a broad range of choices for deploying simple, sleek and affordable digital signage displays. With the addition of the 46” and 55” models, customers now have four sizes from which to choose, making the Planar Simplicity Series a highly versatile solution for a wide variety of commercial applications including retail stores, restaurants, corporate meeting rooms, fitness centers and More…

Simplicity Series

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Feb 12, 2014

Planar Showcases Largest Interactive Display with Corning Gorilla Glass

Today at the Digital Signage Expo 2014 in Las Vegas, Planar unveiled the breakthrough 84-inch 4K with ERO™ featuring Corning® Gorilla® Glass. By combining Planar’s exclusive Extended Ruggedness and Optics Technology (ERO) with Gorilla Glass, an industry-leading cover solution, the 84-inch 4K Planar UltraRes Touch is durable and scratch resistant, making it ideal for digital signage and public venue applications. Planar UltraRes Touch now also supports up to 32 simultaneous touch points, offering the ultimate solution for multi-user applications, including collaboration walls and touch tables. "The addition of Corning Gorilla Glass to our proprietary ERO More…

ero , 4K , UltraRes , Ultra HD , Touch Screen Displays , ultrares mediaplex software , Planar UltraRes touch

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Jan 14, 2014

Planar Announces Next Generation Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall System

New G2 Architecture combines the thinnest ultra-narrow LCD in the industry with best visual performance, easiest installation and 24x7 reliability  Today Planar introduced the next-generation Clarity™ Matrix LCD Video Wall System with G2 Architecture, delivering a new level of visual performance for Planar’s award-winning family of LCD video wall solutions. The Clarity Matrix with G2 Architecture combines the industry’s thinnest profile ultra-narrow bezel LED LCD video wall with improvements in design, installation and service, further delivering on its reputation as the best-in-class video wall solution. In addition, a new 55” Clarity Matrix model sets a More…

Clarity Matrix , planar , video wall , G2 Architecture , Matrix G2 , Matrix

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Jan 06, 2014

Planar UltraRes Honored with Two Prestigious Industry Awards

Planar Systems has been honored with two additional industry awards for its Planar UltraRes Series 84" 4K display. At the GovComm Conference held in Washington D.C. in December, Government Video awarded Planar UltraRes Series the “Government Video SALUTE.” The award honors state-of-the art technology, products and services that enable the advancement of video technology. A panel of judges consisting of Government Video staff and contributors scoured the showroom floor and chose the winners based on their technical applications and overall contribution to the industry. "Clear and colorful, the Planar UltraRes displays were a magnet for people on the floor of More…

4K , Planar UltraRes

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Jan 03, 2014

Planar and Corning Partner to Showcase Retail Applications of the Future at CES 2014

Planar Systems has partnered with Corning Incorporated, the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, to introduce a sample interactive retail storefront at CES 2014 next week in Las Vegas. In the Corning booth at CES, the Planar® UltraRes™ Series 84" 4K LCD will provide show attendees the opportunity to browse through a simulated window storefront where retail selections can be made without ever setting foot in a store.  Planar and Corning's collaboration of specialty materials, hardware, and software demonstrates how immersive displays can conform to lifestyle and application, a vision exemplified in Corning’s viral “A Day Made of Glass” More…

4K , Planar UltraRes

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Dec 02, 2013

Planar PXL2790MW Receives Top Marks Review

Planar’s quad HD monitor, the Planar® PXL2790MW, has received top marks in a review by Tom’s Hardware.  Editor, Christian Eberle describes the Planar PXL2790MW as “the sharpest display we’ve ever seen, and one of the most accurate.  With high-end styling and a 2560x1440 native resolution, it introduces a sense of luxury to the business class.”  Eberle goes on to say “if you get a chance to see the PXL2790MW in person, you will almost surely want to own one.  Its clarity and sharpness are simply unparalleled…The display delivers a truly compelling image.  We’ve tested a few other screens that are nearly as accurate in color, grayscale and gamma. But none More…

desktop monitor , Quad HD

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Oct 24, 2013

Planar Website Wins Two W3 Awards

Planar Systems has won not one, but two W³ Awards for www.planar.com.  Last year Planar partnered with ISITE Design to completely redesign the company’s website, with a goal to provide responsive web design techniques for anytime, anywhere accessibility.   The fully touch-enabled Planar.com website has been redesigned using responsive web design techniques, providing optimal user experience across varying screen sizes and orientations including desktop monitors, handheld devices, smart phones, tablets and touch-enabled large format digital signage displays. The website, which launched in February 2013, was awarded SILVER in the following W³ Award More…

Awards , Planar

Oct 01, 2013

Planar Provides Code for Easy Integration in a Savant Automation System

Planar is a part of Savant Systems’ Partners in Excellence Program.  Savant makes available to its’ customers the control code for a number of Planar and Runco products, including the Clarity Matrix, the Planar UltraRes Series, and the Runco LS-12d projector.  These modules make it easy for resellers to integrate our products into their residential and commercial jobs.   Offerings are regularly updated, so customers are encouraged to speak to Savant or their manufacturer’s representatives for additional information about which products are supported.  

Clarity Matrix , Runco , Planar UltraRes , savant

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Sep 17, 2013

Planar Brings Simplicity and Style to Digital Signage

Planar Systems, Inc. today introduced the Planar®  Simplicity™  Series line of large format LCD displays, offering a simple and stylish digital signage display solution at an affordable price. Planar Simplicity Series full-featured digital signage displays combine a slim, professional design with content playback capabilities and a full range of commercial features. With built-in media playing, these displays lower the cost and complexity of deploying digital signage by eliminating the need for additional hardware. Planar Simplicity Series displays are easy to install and allow users to create and display content using tools they already have—including More…

Planar Simplicity Series , Affordable Digital Signage , 32" Displays , 42" Displays , Digital Signage