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Jul 02, 2014

Planar Launches New Large Format LCD Display Selector Tool

Planar has launched a Large Format LCD Display Selector Tool, a free, online tool that helps users find the right commercial LCD display for their application. The Planar LCD Selector Tool is easy to use and after answering four simple questions, the LCD Display Selector outputs the ideal Planar LCD display solutions based on the user’s requirements. Planar offers a wide selection of commercial large format LCD displays ranging in size, price, functionality and features - all designed for demanding applications with high durability and performance requirements. From communicating information to enhancing ambience, Planar's flat panel LCD display monitor More…

lcd displays , large format displays , large format digital signage , 4K

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Jun 26, 2014

Planar Honored with Product Awards at InfoComm 2014

Planar UltraRes Series and Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall System Recognized by Systems Contractor News and Digital Signage Magazine At InfoComm 2014, two of Planar's key product offerings were recognized with top awards from AV and digital signage experts at Systems Contractor News and Digital Signage magazine. The Planar® UltraRes™ Series 84-inch 4K LCD display was voted “Most Innovative Video Display” among LCD, Plasma, OLED and LED panels by readers of Systems Contractor News magazine. Likewise, the Clarity™ Matrix LCD Video Wall System with G2 Architecture was named a Digital Signage “InfoComm 2014 Best of Show” award winner. Both awards were announced More…

Clarity Matrix , Planar UltraRes

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Jun 18, 2014

Planar Accelerates Adoption of Ultra HD with New 4K Displays

The leader in 4K displays for commercial applications to showcase new ultra HD displays ranging in size from 28” to 98”at InfoComm 2014 At InfoComm 2014, Planar announced it is expanding its 4K product offerings with new displays ranging in size from 28" to 98". The new displays, which will be showcased at the InfoComm 2014 tradeshow, include additions to two popular Planar product families—the Planar® UltraRes™ Series and Planar® EP-Series™.  Planar also unveiled its new Planar® IX-Series™ 4K desktop monitor.  “Planar’s early and ongoing commitment to commercial 4K is reflected in this wide range of new models,” said Steve Seminario, senior director of More…

desktop monitor , infocomm , ep-series , 4K , UltraRes , Ultra HD , ix-series

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May 13, 2014

Planar Rolls Out Clarity Matrix Video Wall Calculator

First-of-its-kind online tool makes it easier, faster and more accurate to design and install video walls Planar has unveiled the Clarity™ Matrix Video Wall Calculator, a free, online tool that simplifies the video wall selection process by simulating for users what their Clarity™ Matrix LCD Video Wall will look like even before they make the purchase. The first-of-its-kind tool, the Clarity Matrix Video Wall Calculator enables users to quickly and easily configure a LCD video wall for their project, preview it with their own content and download the results—complete with specification data, installation diagrams and custom renderings. The free calculator More…

Clarity Matrix

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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