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Feb 12, 2016

Leyard Lights Up LANG AG with 8K Video Wall at Integrated Systems Europe 2016

Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, today announced that it was selected by LANG AG as the preferred LED solution for the stunning 8K video wall in their stand at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2016. This remarkable video wall was built from sixty-four (64) Leyard® TW Series, in a unique 54” diagonal LED cabinet and features a 1.2mm pixel pitch.  The resulting installation measures over 9.5 meters wide and towers over 5 meters tall.  A remarkable 7680 x 4320 pixels bring live video and imagery to life with spectacular realism.  When viewed from approximately 3.5 meters (12 feet) from the wall, the viewer can hardly distinguish the More…

Leyard , LED Video Walls

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Feb 09, 2016

Planar and Leyard Show Widest Range of Commercial Displays at ISE 2016

Planar, a Leyard company and global leader in display and digital signage technology, today announced it will feature its broadest range of displays to date at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2016, including next-generation LED and LCD video wall technology, a newly-launched transparent OLED display and cutting-edge 4K LCD displays. The innovations featured at ISE 2016 include an expanded range of display products following Leyard’s acquisition of Planar in November 2015. “Leyard’s acquisition of Planar has created new opportunities for innovation that we are proud to demonstrate at the world’s largest AV event,” said Gerry Perkel, president and CEO More…

Leyard , Planar

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Jan 11, 2016

50" 4K Models Join Planar EP Series LCD Displays

Planar has added the Planar® EP5014K and Planar® EP5014K-T models to the Planar® EP Series Ultra HD LCD display line up. Available in 58", 65" and now 50", Planar EP Series 4K displays come standard with commercial-grade features required for digital signage, corporate and control room environments.  Also available in touch versions, Planar EP Series Ultra HD displays bring interactivity to the 4K immersive experience. With four times the resolution of Full HD, Ultra HD Planar EP Series displays deliver life-like picture quality and an immersive experience. Compatible with existing Full HD and 4K sources as well as 4K sources coming to market, the More…

ep series , Ultra HD , 4K , 4K displays

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Dec 28, 2015

Planar Systems' Jennifer Davis Honored with 2015 Stevie Award for Female Executive of the Year

Planar is pleased to announce that Jennifer Davis, vice president of marketing and product strategy, has been recognized as a 2015 Stevie Awards for Women in Business winner for Female Executive of the Year. Award finalists were announced in October and invited to attend the 12th annual dinner and awards presentation in New York on November 13th where winners received Gold, Silver or Bronze awards. Davis was awarded a silver honor for the business products for all other industries category, recognized alongside eight additional female executives honored for their professional achievements in 2015. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business pay tribute More…
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Dec 21, 2015

Planar Named One of Oregon’s Most Admired Companies

Last week, Planar Systems was honored as one of Oregon’s Most Admired Companies by the Portland Business Journal. Planar’s Gerry Perkel, Jennifer Davis and Sam Phenix accepted the award on December 10th at the award luncheon in front of an audience of more than 800 Portland-area business leaders. Planar was named among ten Oregon leading technology companies including Elemental Technologies, Jive Software, Puppet Labs, Intel, Flir Systems, Inc., Jama Software, FEI, Mentor Graphics and Act-On Software. The honors were chosen by area CEOs queried by the Portland Business Journal. The full results of the region’s most admired companies are listed here More…
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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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