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Dec 08, 2015

Planar Video Wall Helps Students at the University of Nevada Las Vegas Get into Shape

Planar Systems announced that the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) has installed a Clarity® Matrix™ LCD Video Wall System for a large video wall installation that assists to motivate students at the university’s fitness center to get into shape as they watch programs on a giant video wall. The installation is composed of 12 Clarity Matrix LCD video wall displays that form a six-wide by two-high (6x2) video wall above the first-floor cardio area of the UNLV Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Multiple displays serve up an almost endless stream of sports, news and other television programming, engaging students and keeping them motivated as More…

Clarity Matrix , LCD video wall , video wall

Nov 27, 2015

Planar and Leyard Merger Complete

Planar Systems, Inc., a global leader in display and digital signage technology, announced on November 27, 2015, that it has closed its sale and become a subsidiary of Leyard Optoelectronic Co., Ltd.  This completes the process that was previously announced on August 12, 2015, when the two organizations entered into a definitive merger agreement. Planar is a global leader in display and digital signage technology, providing premier solutions for the world’s most demanding environments. Retailers, educational institutions, government agencies, businesses, utilities and energy firms, and home theater enthusiasts all depend on Planar to provide superior More…
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Nov 20, 2015

New Crestron Modules Now Available for Planar Large Format Displays and Planar RA Series LCD Video Wall Displays

Planar has released new Crestron modules for all Planar® UltraRes™ Series, Planar® UltraLux™ Series, Planar® EP Series, Planar® PS Series, Planar® RA Series, and Planar® Simplicity™ Series models. Crestron Modules are also available for the Clarity® Matrix™ LCD Video Wall System. The modules are available for download on the Crestron website, making it even easier for resellers to integrate and consultants to recommend Planar products. Resellers who do integration have estimated that having these modules will save them hours of programming time, reducing installation time and costs. Learn more about Planar control system modules.    

Planar UltraRes , UltraRes , UltraLux , ep-series , PS-Series , ra , Planar Simplicity Series , Simplicity Series

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Nov 18, 2015

Planar Unveils New App to Control Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall System

Planar is pleased to announce the Clarity® Matrix™ App for iOS and Android, which provides flexibility to control the award-winning Clarity® Matrix™ LCD Video Wall System using an iPhone®, iPad® or Android™ device. With the Clarity Matrix App, performing basic day-to-day operations like turning the video wall on/off and recalling video presets has never been easier. With its intuitive interface, the Clarity Matrix App allows users to take full advantage of the Clarity Matrix video wall's built-in functionality, using a device they commonly carry in their pocket and into their meetings. Clarity Matrix App Features: Power on and off the video More…

Clarity Matrix , LCD video wall , video wall

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Nov 17, 2015

SkyPad, Powered by Planar, Draws Visitors into the History and Future of the Space Needle

Seattle’s Space Needle, where the Space Age heritage of this World’s Fair icon is seamlessly integrated with leading edge digital signage technology of today, features a one-of-a-kind Planar video wall installation. Named SkyPad™, the 135-square-foot interactive Clarity® Matrix™ MultiTouch LCD Video Wall showcases the history and evolution of the landmark spire as it provides visitors an opportunity to become part of its future. The result is a stunning visual immersion that highlights both past and present, educating visitors as it enhances their connection with the Pacific Northwest’s best-known architectural landmark. A collaboration between More…

Clarity Matrix , LCD video wall , video wall

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Nov 05, 2015

Planar Sponsors First-Ever OLED Transparent Display Design Competition

Planar Systems is sponsoring the first-ever Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) transparent display design competition, created to stimulate innovative uses of this breakthrough display technology.  The Clear Concept Awards competition, co-sponsored by the SEGD and Digital Signage Expo (DSE) along with Planar Systems, is designed to encourage inspiring new applications for see-through installations, which represent the next wave of digital signage. The grand prize winner of the contest will receive an expenses-paid trip for two to Las Vegas to attend DSE 2016, and will be honored with an award and participation in a panel luncheon celebrating his or More…

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Nov 05, 2015

Planar Demonstrates Market Leadership and Innovation with Breakthrough Planar LookThru OLED Transparent Display

Planar Systems has launched the Planar® LookThru™ OLED transparent display, a breakthrough product that creates a new category for see-through displays, achieving the vision of futurists and science fiction filmmakers who have predicted a world filled with clear displays that present video content. The first-of-its-kind Planar LookThru OLED transparent display utilizes cutting-edge Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology to eliminate the need for a backlight or enclosure. Transparent OLED technology overcomes one of the major hurdles to transparent LCD display adoption by making it possible to create truly see-through installations More…

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Oct 07, 2015

Clarity Matrix Video Wall Fiber Video Extension

Planar is pleased to announce a new mission-critical feature of the Clarity® Matrix™ Video Wall System with G2 Architecture. Designed for government and military customers delivering highly sensitive information, the Clarity® Matrix™ Fiber Video Extension option provides a more secure and longer distance option for extending the video signal from the Clarity Matrix off-board electronics to the Clarity Matrix LCD video wall displays. The Clarity Matrix Fiber Video Extension provides integrated video extension over standard multi-mode or single-mode fiber optic cable. The Clarity Matrix Fiber Video Extension also incorporates an embedded USB extension More…

Clarity Matrix , LCD video wall , video wall

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Oct 07, 2015

Next-Generation Planar UltraRes Series 4K Displays Deliver the Ultimate Ultra HD Experience

Planar Systems unveiled the next-generation of its Planar® UltraRes™ Series 4K LCD display line, designed for ultra-high resolution commercial applications. The latest Planar UltraRes Series design combines the best of the current models with new features inspired by customers and trends in the emerging 4K ecosystem. The next-generation models also retain many of the high-value features offered by the industry-acclaimed first-generation Planar UltraRes Series, including stunning Ultra HD image performance, the ultra-slim Planar® Profile™ Mounting System, efficient power management and optional multi-touch interactivity. Available in 98-inch, 84-inch More…

Planar UltraRes , 4K displays , Ultra HD , UltraRes , 4K

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Sep 16, 2015

Planar Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall Helps Sell Condominiums in Competitive South Florida Market

Planar Systems, Inc. announced today that the developers of PARAMOUNT Miami Worldcenter have chosen Planar’s Clarity® Matrix™ LCD Video Wall System to help market the luxury condominiums to future buyers. The highly-anticipated PARAMOUNT Miami Worldcenter residential tower is set to rise above the heart of downtown Miami’s 30-acre mixed-use project, Miami Worldcenter. To help sell condominiums in the soaring 706-foot tower, the developers have combined 36 Clarity Matrix LCD video wall displays into a 323 square-foot digital video wall that serves as the focal point of its sales gallery. The video wall presents potential buyers with floor plans, More…

Clarity Matrix , LCD video wall , video wall