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Apr 23, 2018

Leyard TWS Series Video Wall Wins Two NAB Best of Show Awards

Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, received two of the broadcast industry’s most prestigious technology honors at the 2018 National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB) in Las Vegas. The Leyard TWS Series LED video wall received the NewBay Media Best of Show Award from Sound & Video Contractor and TV Technology. “We are delighted to be recognized for our outstanding ultra-fine pitch LED advancements. The Leyard TWS Series is an eye-catching LED video wall solution for a broad range of on-camera applications with stunning image quality, unsurpassed reliability and flexibility,” said Kathy Skinski, General Manager of More…
Apr 17, 2018

Leyard and Planar to Acquire eyevis, Further Expanding the Companys European Market Share

Barcelona, 17 April, 2018 – Today Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, announced the intent to acquire eyevis, a leading manufacturer of visual display solutions. Through this geographic expansion, the companies will better serve customers in EMEA with combined marketing, sales, installation support and customer service. eyevis, a German manufacturer of large screen systems, is one of the leading providers and integrators of visualization systems for professional applications in control rooms, broadcast, virtual reality and simulation. eyevis solutions include displays, graphics controllers, software and accessories. Teracue, More…
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Apr 09, 2018

Leyard and Planar to Showcase Broad Portfolio of Broadcast Display Solutions at NAB 2018

Today at the 2018 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, announced they will showcase state-of-the-art display solutions designed for the gamut of broadcast applications from on-camera and virtual reality studios to production, post-production and master control rooms. Combined, these offerings deliver the image quality, realism and flexibility required for modern-day programming. Leyard and Planar’s participation at NAB 2018 follows the hiring of broadcast veteran Kathy Skinski to support the companies’ focus on the broadcast market. Skinski brings more than 20 years of More…
Apr 05, 2018

T1V Partners with Leyard and Planar to Provide Fully Integrated Collaboration and Interactive Solutions

T1V has partnered with Leyard and Planar to provide fully integrated collaboration and interactive solutions for enterprise, education, and active learning environments. Together, the companies recognize they are able to bring to market a powerful solution that leverages T1V’s expertise in multiuser, visual collaboration software paired with Leyard and Planar’s Clarity® Matrix® MultiTouch LCD Video Wall System and Leyard® LED MultiTouch video walls. Together, these two offerings create a best-in-class, interactive experience. T1V and Leyard and Planar will introduce bundled video wall solutions combining Leyard and Planar display technology with T1V More…
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Mar 28, 2018

Leyard and Planar Introduce the Planar VM Series, a New Family of Ultra-Narrow Bezel LCD Video Walls

Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, today introduced the Planar® VM Series, a new family of extreme and ultra-narrow bezel, high brightness LCD video wall displays. The Planar VM Series is the newest addition to the companies’ extensive line-up of tiled LCD video wall solutions and will be on display at Digital Signage Expo 2018 (DSE) in the Leyard and Planar Booth #2333. The Planar VM Series is available in 55-inch displays with an extreme-narrow tiled bezel width of 1.8 millimeters (mm) or ultra-narrow tiled bezel width of 3.5 mm for near seamless video walls with 4K at 60Hz connectivity and loop through. The extreme narrow More…
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Mar 20, 2018

World Wide Technology Installs Leyard and Planar Displays Throughout New Global Headquarters

Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, today announced that World Wide Technology (WWT), a technology solutions provider with locations around the world, has installed Leyard and Planar LED and LCD displays throughout its new 208,000-square-foot global headquarters in St. Louis, Mo. The installation, completed by Coltrane Systems, includes a Planar® Mosaic® Architectural Video Wall composed of 50 LCD tiles in the building’s new atrium area. It also includes an impressive 55-feet-long by 13-feet-high Leyard® TWA Series 1.8 millimeter pixel pitch LED video wall at the front of the company’s 300-seat auditorium. Six Planar® More…
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Mar 14, 2018

Leyard and Planar Announce Addition of Douglas Moss, General Manager for Sports and Entertainment

Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, are pleased to announce that Douglas Moss has joined Leyard and Planar as General Manager for Sports and Entertainment. "My team and I have had the pleasure of successfully working with Doug on multiple projects, and in multiple forums, over the years. We have a tremendous opportunity in the Sports and Entertainment market, and Doug is exactly the right person for the job," said Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Leyard and Planar, Adam Schmidt. Moss brings extensive experience in sports and entertainment management to Leyard and Planar, including serving as president of More…
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Mar 08, 2018

Leyard and Planar Open Showroom in Barcelona

Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, announced they have opened a new showroom in Barcelona, Spain, and a new manufacturing facility in Slovakia. Through Leyard’s acquisition of Planar in late 2015, the combined company is unique in its ability to leverage core LED and LCD technology and an extensive supply chain as the worldwide leader in fine pitch LED while designing, manufacturing, servicing and marketing LED products to meet the needs of European markets. Leyard and Planar are bringing products to partners and customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa with the opening of the new showroom in Barcelona. “Europe is a More…
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Mar 01, 2018

Leyard & Planar Expand Planar Simplicity Series LCD Display Line with 4K Models

Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, announced the Planar® Simplicity™ Series 4K, expanding the Planar® Simplicity™ Series line of LCD digital signage displays to include five new 4K models. Designed with simplicity and affordability in mind, the displays deliver superior image quality and video performance, enabling Leyard and Planar to meet the full range of signage needs with the Planar Simplicity Series. The displays are ideal for retail, museums, corporate communications, quick serve restaurants and small companies with a limited budget that would like to capitalize on the benefits of digital signage. “We’ve expanded the More…
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Feb 20, 2018

Leyard and Planar Announce Hire of Kathy Skinski, General Manager for Broadcast and Media

Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, are pleased to announce Kathy Skinski has joined Leyard and Planar as General Manager, Broadcast and Media. Skinski has more than 20 years of television and digital experience, working with top media giants including ABC Network, Time Warner Cable and CNN. At Leyard and Planar, she will create new opportunities and build on existing relationships with broadcast companies that seek to take advantage of Leyard and Planar’s industry-leading LED and LCD display technologies. Understanding that every client’s vision is unique, Skinski will employ Leyard and Planar’s commitment to create and More…

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