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Dec 22, 2014

Planar IX2850 Wins Tom's Hardware Smart Buy Award

Planar is pleased to announce that a positive review of the Planar® IX2850, a 28” 4K desktop monitor, was published by Tom’s Hardware, a leading IT online publication with 27.5 million unique visitors. In the review, titled Excellent 4K at an Excellent Price the Planar IX2850 was thoroughly tested against competitive 4K models, including the NEC EA244UHD (24-inch), Dell P2815Q (28-inch), Asus PB287Q (28-inch), Dell UP2414Q (24-inch) and Sharp PN-K321 (32-inch). Author Christian Eberle, provides readers with a thorough 8-page review of the product, outlining the editorial team’s findings, and ultimately, awards the Planar IX285 monitor with a Tom’s More…

4K , Ultra HD , desktop monitor

Dec 09, 2014

Planar Introduces Industry-First 98” 4K Touch Display

Planar Systems, Inc. today announced the breakthrough Planar® UltraRes™ 98” Touch LCD display, the industry’s largest 4K touch display. The Planar UltraRes 98” Touch combines a multi-touch, multi-user experience with native Ultra HD resolution, making it possible to interact across a large screen area with crystal-clear detail and precision. With 32 simultaneous touch points, the display is designed for a wide variety of resolution-rich, collaborative applications including meeting rooms, training facilities and command and control centers. It is also ideal for eye-catching interactive digital signage that engages viewers and is rugged for public More…
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Nov 20, 2014

Planar Systems and BrightSign Team to Create World's Tallest Planar Mosaic Video Wall

Planar Systems and BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced their recent collaboration to create the world’s tallest Planar® Mosaic™ Architectural Video Wall. The installation was unveiled in early November at a high-end Miami-area hotel as part of its grand opening festivities. This new hotel is situated in Surfside, Florida, nestled between Miami Beach and Bal Harbour. To create stunning visual impact for guests as they arrive, Florida-based CMA was commissioned to install a towering four-story video wall in the reception area. CMA surveyed vendors across the entire digital signage spectrum and More…

Mosaic , Planar Mosaic , Architectural Displays

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Oct 21, 2014

Planar Expands Clarity Matrix Video Wall Line with Two New Ultra-Narrow Bezel Models

Planar announced two new ultra-narrow bezel LCD models in its line of Clarity® Matrix™ LCD Video Wall System with G2 Architecture, bringing superior visual performance to an even wider variety of video wall applications. The two new Clarity Matrix with G2 Architecture options include a 46" model with 800 nits brightness and a 55" model with 500 nits brightness. The new models feature a tiled bezel width of just 3.7mm (0.15 inches) between adjacent LCD displays for a near-seamless image.  In addition to the new offerings, Planar has also extended video and power transmission capabilities on its entire family of Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall models to More…

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Sep 03, 2014

Planar EP-Series 4K Wins 2014 Technology Integrator EXC!TE Award

The Planar® EP Series line of 4K displays was announced as a 2014 EXC!TE Award Winner by Technology Integrator magazine, formerly CustomRetailer. Each year Technology Integrator presents EXC!TE Awards to the best products available to the industry - products that stand out for being innovative, high-performing, and solution-oriented for the custom installation professional. Technology Integrator is a business strategy magazine for residential A/V and automation integration electronics professionals. Read more about Technology Integrators' 2014 EXC!TE Awards Available in 55" and 65", Planar EP Series Ultra HD resolution displays deliver superior More…

4K , Planar ep-series

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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 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

  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 at InfoComm 2014 in Las Vegas, where both the Planar UltraRes Series and the Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall were on 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 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

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 is designed to make the selection process more successful for anyone considering a video wall, More…

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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