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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

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Sep 06, 2013

New! Planar UltraRes MediaPlex Software now available, enabling upscaling, downscaling and quadrant view

Planar® UltraRes™ Series 4k professional displays now feature UltraRes™ MediaPlex™ software which allows for multiple sources to be viewed and managed more efficiently. With UltraRes MediaPlex software, up to eight directly attached sources can be viewed, four at a time, in 42” diagonal full HD quadrants within the Planar UltraRes UR8450 display. Whether sources are full HD, sub-1080 or 4K, they can all be viewed in the 1080 quadrants and, upon command, be up-scaled to fill the entire 4K display area. This up-scaling, down-scaling and quadrant view functionality allows for more efficient use of the Planar UltraRes UR8450’s large screen area and high More…

Planar UltraRes , ultrares mediaplex software

22 Inch Monitor Launch
Sep 03, 2013

Planar Announces Expansion of Multi-Touch Desktop Monitor Line

Planar Systems is pleased to introduce the addition of two new 22-inch monitors to its existing line of multi-touch desktop monitors, bringing the ease and convenience of multi-tasking to the desktop when it is at its highest demand.  The Planar PCT2265 and Planar PXL2240MW join Planar’s 24 and 27-inch Planar® Helium™ Series monitors, to provide a comprehensive line of multi-touch monitors.  The expansion stems from today’s high demand of desktops with touch-enabled features, sparked by both the previous launch of Microsoft Windows® 8 and the impending release of the Microsoft Windows® 8.1 upgrade coming October, 2013. Specifically designed to take More…

Multi-Touch , Touch Screen , desktop monitor , Windows 8 touch monitor

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Aug 14, 2013

Planar UltraRes Series Wins Technology Integrator 2013 Award

The Planar® UltraRes™ Series line of 4K displays was announced as a recipient of a 2013 EXC!TE Award by Technology Integrator, formerly CustomRetailer. Each year Technology Integrator present 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' 2013 EXC!TE Awards Planar UltraRes Series is a family of 84" Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) professional LCD More…

4K , UltraRes

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Jul 29, 2013

Planar Mosaic Wins rAVe Infocomm 2013 Award

Planar® Mosaic™ was announced Best New Video Wall product by rAVe in their Best of InfoComm 2013 Awards program. rAVe Publications is a new organization for the proAV industry and their InfoComm 2013 award winners represent the best in technology and innovation for their product category. Read more the rAVe 2013 Best of InfoComm Awards at http://www.ravepubs.com/2013-best-of-infocomm-awards/. Planar Mosaic architectural video walls redefine interior spaces, providing endless possibilities for creative expression. Planar Mosaic features three different size LCD display tiles, including a truly square 22" display tile. Planar Mosaic tiles can be More…

Planar Mosaic

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Jul 02, 2013

Clarity Matrix MultiTouch Video Wall Wins Prestigious Commercial Integrator BEST Award at InfoComm 2013

Planar’s Clarity® Matrix™ MultiTouch Video Wall has earned a Commercial Integrator BEST award in the Video Wall Solution category based on innovation, functionality, competitive advantages, and benefits to commercial integrators.  A panel of industry experts, integrators and editors from Commercial Integrator, a publication dedicated to addressing the business needs of professional integrators, chose the winners and made the announcement at InfoComm 2013.  The Clarity Matrix MultiTouch is a highly accurate touch screen video wall that provides a powerful, but easy-to-use platform to help users better interact, communicate and collaborate.  Utilizing More…

Clarity Matrix , Commercial integrator , LCD Video Walls , clarity matrix multitouch , Partner Awards

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Jun 20, 2013

Planar Offers Continuing Education Class about Video Walls for Architects and Designers

Planar, in cooperation with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced it has launched a new continuing education credit class entitled Designing Media Walls: Imagery, Video and Information on Digital Canvases. Planar recently became an AIA Cornerstone Partner, and will offer the Continuing Education System (CES) class to AIA’s nearly 80,000 members. The free class, which was created for architects and interior designers, offers a primer on video wall technology. Specifically, participants will learn: Function and components of a video wall system Detailed technical specifications of a video wall Key design considerations for More…

aia , media walls , training , LCD Video Walls

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Jun 12, 2013

Planar Brings Precision Multi-Touch to 4K Displays

Planar announced at InfoComm that it is adding multi-touch, multi-user capabilities to its breakthrough Planar® UltraRes™ Series 4K LCD display product line. The addition of touch technology to the Planar UltraRes Series line of 4K displays expands Planar Systems’ leadership in the ultra-high definition category by combining a multi-touch experience with stunning 4K image clarity. It offers a best-in-class solution for professionals who seek to collaborate or annotate using a large viewing area, the highest image resolution and enterprise-level features. It is also ideal for public display applications such as way-finding, product catalogs and any More…

Planar UltraRes , Touch Screen Displays

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Jun 12, 2013

Planar Unveils Narrow Bezel LCD Display for Fast-Growing Video Wall Market

At InfoComm 2013, Planar unveiled the Planar® PS5580, a narrow bezel LCD video wall display aimed at the growing number of budget-conscious customers who want to create high-impact video walls. The Planar PS5580 is a 55” ultra-slim, narrow bezel LCD display designed with advanced video wall capabilities, commercial-grade features and LED backlight technology, delivering a simplified video wall solution with a sleek profile and low power consumption.  The LCD video wall displays can be tiled together to create a large, visually stunning video wall intended for a wide variety of digital signage applications including retail stores, hospitality, More…

PS-Series

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Jun 01, 2013

Planar Announces New Desktop and Touch Screen Monitors

Planar Systems is excited to announce the addition of two models to its desktop and touch screen monitor lines.  Planar desktop monitors offer unbeatable image quality and performance, and the all-new Quad HD monitor (Planar PXL2790MW) is no exception.  Along with a new QHD monitor, Planar is adding a 24-inch model to its award-winning Planar® Helium™ Series multi-touch monitor line (Planar Helium PCT2485) that delivers the ultimate touch experience on the desktop. Planar PXL2790MW Quad HD Monitor The Planar PXL2790MW is a 27-inch IPS Quad HD monitor offering a breathtaking bezel-free design while providing users with 77% more resolution than a full More…

Multi-Touch , Planar Helium , Touch Screen Displays , PXL2790MW , Quad HD

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