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Jul 07, 2016

Leyard Named the Market Leader in Narrow Pixel Pitch LED Video Wall Displays

Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, today announced that it is the leading manufacturer of narrow pixel pitch (NPP) LED video wall displays, with a market share nearly three times greater than its nearest competitor, according to a new report by Futuresource Consulting. In its 2016 global video report, “Quantifying & Analysing the Key Trends in the Global Landscape 2016,” the industry analysts named Leyard, together with recently acquired Planar, the No. 1 market leader with a total of 28 percent of the total NPP LED market value—placing it far ahead of all other video wall manufacturers. “We are proud to be the industry leader in More…

Leyard , LED , NPP

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Jun 21, 2016

Leyard and Planar Win Seven Prestigious Industry Awards at InfoComm 2016

Leyard and Planar, a Leyard company, are the recipients of seven prestigious industry technology honors at InfoComm 2016, the largest event in North America focused on the professional AV industry. Leyard and Planar were honored for their leadership and innovation from six leading industry publications: AV Technology, Commercial Integrator, Digital Signage, Government Video, Sound & Video Contractor and Systems Contractor News. The companies received the awards for two breakthrough products featured at the show – the Leyard® TWA Series fine pitch LED video wall and the Planar® LookThru™ transparent OLED display. “InfoComm 2016 was an impressive More…

Leyard , Planar , TWA , InfoComm , LookThru

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Jun 08, 2016

Leyard and Planar Launch Next Generation Low Power LED Video Wall Line

Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, and Planar, a Leyard company and global leader in display and digital signage technology, today at InfoComm 2016 introduced Leyard® TWA Series fine pitch LED video walls, a family of unique flat panel LED video wall displays featuring low power consumption and outstanding image quality. Available now in 1.2 and later this year in 1.8 millimeter pixel pitches, the Leyard TWA Series builds on Leyard’s leadership as the world's largest manufacturer of fine pitch LED video walls - delivering the pixel density and form-factor similar to LCD and rear projection video walls, but with a truly seamless image More…

Leyard , LED , LCD

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Jun 08, 2016

Planar, Leyard Expand Award-Winning Clarity Matrix Video Wall Line-up with Extreme Narrow Bezel and Stereo 3D

Today at InfoComm 2016, Planar, a Leyard company and a global leader in display and digital signage technology and Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, unveiled two new models to its award-winning, best-in-class Clarity® Matrix™ LCD Video Wall System line-up. The first of the new models is the Clarity Matrix MX55HDX LCD video wall display with the industry’s smallest tiled bezel, which takes the customer viewing experience to a new level by offering virtually seamless LCD video wall installations. Also new to the Clarity Matrix video wall line-up is the Clarity Matrix LX46HDU-3D, an LCD video wall solution for customers seeking a large More…

Clarity Matrix , LCD video wall , video wall , 3D

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Jun 02, 2016

Leyard Announces Industry’s Lightest and Thinnest Line of Flexible LED Display Solutions

Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, today unveiled the Leyard® CarbonLight™ LED display solutions, a family of flexible, lightweight displays uniquely constructed to meet a broad range of creative indoor and outdoor applications. Leyard CarbonLight LED displays are uniquely lightweight, thin, strong and adaptable – making them ideal for high-impact events served by rental and staging companies, and for fixed and semi-fixed installations with unique design requirements. The displays are fast and flexible to install, and are available in five different product configurations for indoor, outdoor, hanging, floor-mounted, corner-beveled and More…

Leyard , LED , CarbonLight

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May 10, 2016

Planar’s Next-Generation Clarity Visual Control Station Video Wall Processor Offers Powerful Features and Ease of Use

Planar today announced the availability of its next-generation Clarity® Visual Control Station™ (VCS™) video wall processor, which includes significant improvements that simplify the capture, management and display of video wall content. The updated Clarity VCS builds on Planar’s cutting-edge video wall processor platform by incorporating powerful, new features that make video wall processing technology more flexible and easy to use. The video wall processor comes with a robust and intuitive new user interface. It offers new network collaboration tools that improve teamwork in control room and corporate settings, while enabling administrators to More…

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May 03, 2016

Planar Launches Planar TouchMark Premier Annotation and Whiteboarding Software

Planar is pleased to announce the release of Planar® TouchMark™, the industry’s premier collaboration solution for annotation and whiteboarding. This easy-to-use software provides the essential toolset for collaborating on-screen in meeting rooms and classrooms. Planar TouchMark pairs nicely with any of Planar’s touch-enabled displays, many of which support multi-user drawing and interaction. Optimized for resolution up to Ultra HD, Planar TouchMark is suitable for a wide range of displays and sources. Starting May 2nd, 2016, all Planar® UltraRes™ Series Touch, Planar® EP Series Touch, PS7050T, and PS8250T models will come standard with a single More…

Planar TouchMark , Annotation Software , Planar UltraRes , Planar PS Series , Planar EP Series , Touch-enabled displays

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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