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Apr 25, 2016

Leyard 8K Video Wall Sweeps Industry Awards at NAB 2016

Leyard and Planar, a Leyard company, are the recipients of five of the industry’s most prestigious technology honors, NewBay Media’s third annual Best of Show Award, presented at the 2016 National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB) in Las Vegas by TV Technology, Video Edge, Digital Video, Government Video and Sound & Video Contractor. The honors were awarded to the highlight of the Leyard and Planar booth, an enormous 8K Leyard® TW Series LED video wall. The massive video wall measures more than 31 feet wide by 18 feet tall (9.5 meters by 5.5 meters) and is composed of 64 Leyard® TWA1.2 LED video wall displays with a 1.2 millimeter pixel More…
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Apr 18, 2016

Leyard and Planar Demonstrate Groundbreaking 8K LED Video Wall at NAB 2016

Leyard and Planar, a Leyard company, will showcase a massive fine pitch 8K LED video wall at the 2016 National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB), demonstrating how the media and entertainment industry can bring video and images to life with spectacular realism. Also on display will be several cutting-edge innovations that help media and entertainment professionals creatively display content to their customers including a LCD video wall featuring the industry’s narrowest bezel width, ultra-high resolution 4K LCD displays and a first-of-its kind OLED see-through display. Together, these solutions address the media’s need for superb image quality More…

NAB , LED , 8K , Leyard , Planar

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Apr 13, 2016

NBC Olympics Selects Leyard LED Video Walls for Production of 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Leyard, to provide fine pitch LED video wall solutions for its production of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, which take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 - August 21. The announcement was made today by David Mazza, SVP, Engineering & CTO, NBC Sports Group. Leyard will provide three Leyard® TVH Series LED video walls for the NBC Olympics set within the International Broadcast Center in Rio and one Leyard TVH Series LED video wall for NBC’s outdoor set in Brazil. The Leyard video walls include a 13-foot wide by 13-foot tall video wall comprised of 169 displays, as well as More…

Leyard , LED Video Walls

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Mar 16, 2016

Planar to Demonstrate Cutting-Edge Lineup of Digital Signage Solutions at DSE 2016

Planar, a Leyard company, today announced it will showcase a full lineup of leading-edge digital signage technologies at the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2016. These industry-leading solutions include next-generation LED and LCD video walls, the newly-launched transparent OLED display and stunning 4K LCD displays. “Our digital signage offerings at DSE 2016 build on our distinguished history of innovation and industry firsts,” said Jennifer Davis, vice president of marketing and product strategy at Planar Systems and chief marketing officer at Leyard International. “We continue our significant contributions to LCD video wall systems as well as our More…
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Feb 22, 2016

Planar Announces Clear Concept Awards Winner, Fivestone Studios

Planar, a Leyard company and global leader in display and digital signage technology, today announced that Fivestone Studios has won the Clear Concept Awards for its innovative use of a Planar® LookThru™ OLED Transparent Display, which makes it possible to create truly see-through installations that allow consumers to view physical products or spaces behind a display.The Clear Concept Awards competition, co-sponsored by the Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) and Digital Signage Expo (DSE) along with Planar, is designed to encourage inspiring, new applications for transparent installations, which represent the next wave of digital signage. More…

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Feb 12, 2016

Leyard Lights Up LANG AG with 8K Video Wall at Integrated Systems Europe 2016

Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, today announced that it was selected by LANG AG as the preferred LED solution for the stunning 8K video wall in their stand at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2016. This remarkable video wall was built from sixty-four (64) Leyard® TW Series, in a unique 54” diagonal LED cabinet and features a 1.2mm pixel pitch.  The resulting installation measures over 9.5 meters wide and towers over 5 meters tall.  A remarkable 7680 x 4320 pixels bring live video and imagery to life with spectacular realism.  When viewed from approximately 3.5 meters (12 feet) from the wall, the viewer can hardly distinguish the More…

Leyard , LED Video Walls

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Feb 09, 2016

Planar and Leyard Show Widest Range of Commercial Displays at ISE 2016

Planar, a Leyard company and global leader in display and digital signage technology, today announced it will feature its broadest range of displays to date at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2016, including next-generation LED and LCD video wall technology, a newly-launched transparent OLED display and cutting-edge 4K LCD displays. The innovations featured at ISE 2016 include an expanded range of display products following Leyard’s acquisition of Planar in November 2015. “Leyard’s acquisition of Planar has created new opportunities for innovation that we are proud to demonstrate at the world’s largest AV event,” said Gerry Perkel, president and CEO More…

Leyard , Planar

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Jan 28, 2016

Planar Launches Groundbreaking PlanarView Visualization App

Planar is pleased to introduce the PlanarView™ Visualization App, a groundbreaking augmented reality tool that transforms the way people envision and plan their display environments. The free, first-of-its-kind app for display solutions, PlanarView goes beyond other planning tools by making it possible to virtually design and visualize display solutions into a user’s real-world environment. Utilizing the latest augmented reality technology, this ultra-modern app enables customers to overlay Planar displays on top of photos of their actual spaces, design product arrays and provides a truly realistic and professional visualization of their More…

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Jan 11, 2016

50" 4K Models Join Planar EP Series LCD Displays

Planar has added the Planar® EP5014K and Planar® EP5014K-T models to the Planar® EP Series Ultra HD LCD display line up. Available in 58", 65" and now 50", Planar EP Series 4K displays come standard with commercial-grade features required for digital signage, corporate and control room environments.  Also available in touch versions, Planar EP Series Ultra HD displays bring interactivity to the 4K immersive experience. With four times the resolution of Full HD, Ultra HD Planar EP Series displays deliver life-like picture quality and an immersive experience. Compatible with existing Full HD and 4K sources as well as 4K sources coming to market, the More…

ep series , Ultra HD , 4K , 4K displays

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Dec 28, 2015

Planar Systems' Jennifer Davis Honored with 2015 Stevie Award for Female Executive of the Year

Planar is pleased to announce that Jennifer Davis, vice president of marketing and product strategy, has been recognized as a 2015 Stevie Awards for Women in Business winner for Female Executive of the Year. Award finalists were announced in October and invited to attend the 12th annual dinner and awards presentation in New York on November 13th where winners received Gold, Silver or Bronze awards. Davis was awarded a silver honor for the business products for all other industries category, recognized alongside eight additional female executives honored for their professional achievements in 2015. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business pay tribute More…