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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

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Jun 24, 2015

Planar IX Series 4K Monitor Earns High Marks for Visual Performance and Price Point

Technical product reviewer David Novak recently took a look at Planar’s premiere 4K desktop monitor – the Planar® IX Series™ IX2850, a 28” 4K desktop monitor, and was impressed with the features and the unmatched picture quality and image clarity calling the new monitor a “great choice” for anyone looking for a 4K monitor under $600. Novak, The Gaget Guy, an internationally syndicated columnist, weighs-in on many of the 4K monitor’s features and gives the Planar® FlexFour™ software that allows up to four video sources - very high marks.  He describes the Planar IX2850 as able to handle “ 4K images wonderfully and has no trouble displaying all shades More…

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Jun 04, 2015

Planar UltraRes App now Available for Android

The Planar® UltraRes™ App is now available for download from the Google Play Store. The app is also available on the Apple App Store. The Planar UltraRes App for iOS and Android™ gives users free streamlined access to robust UltraRes™ MediaPlex™ functionality on Planar® UltraRes™ Series commercial Ultra HD displays. With the tap of a finger, users can switch sources and screen layouts, managing video content and presentations seamlessly.  The award-winning Planar UltraRes Series of 84" and 98" 4K professional LCD displays are built for resolution-rich commercial applications. With four times the resolution and pixel density of comparably-sized Full More…

Planar UltraRes , UltraRes , Ultra HD

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Jun 02, 2015

Introducing The Next Generation Planar Simplicity Series

Planar Systems has announced a transition to a second generation of the Planar® Simplicity™ Series line of cost effective LCD digital signage displays. The new Planar Simplicity SL4351 (43"), SL4851 (48"), and SL5551 (55") incorporate media playing, a sleek design, and commercial functionality into an affordable digital signage display solution. The next-generation Planar Simplicity Series displays offers a variety of features including:   Integrated signage tools           USB playback           On/off scheduling           Built-in speakers           Kensington security slot Elegant and slim design           Only 2.4” deep            More…

Planar Simplicity Series , lcd , large format displays , large format digital signage

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May 20, 2015

Planar Launches DirectLight LED Video Wall Calculator

The Planar® DirectLight™ LED Video Wall Calculator is a free, online tool that simplifies the video wall selection process by helping customers visualize and plan for their LED video wall installations even before they make their purchase. The unique Planar DirectLight LED Video Wall Calculator allows customers considering the seamless Planar® DirectLight™ LED Video Wall System to realistically preview implementations of the solution in a variety of indoor environments including public venues, corporate lobbies, conference rooms, retail settings, and control rooms. By allowing customers to visualize their designs complete with custom content and More…

direct view LED , directlight , video wall

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Apr 13, 2015

Planar Expands Clarity Matrix Video Wall Line with New 46-inch Ultra-narrow Bezel Model

Planar has expanded the Clarity™ Matrix LCD Video Wall family with a new 46" ultra-narrow bezel LCD model, bringing superior visual performance to an even wider variety of video wall applications. The new Clarity Matrix LX46HDU model features 500 nits of brightness and a tiled bezel width of just 3.7mm (0.15 inches) between adjacent LCD displays for a near seamless image.With this new model, along with Planar’s interactive touch and 3D models, the award-winning Clarity Matrix family of LCD video wall solutions features the broadest line of ultra-narrow bezel displays in the industry. The expanded line-up offers even more flexibility to meet a wide More…

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Apr 07, 2015

Planar RA Series LCD Displays Offer High-Impact Digital Signage

Planar Systems today unveiled the Planar® RA Series of narrow bezel LCD displays, a new family of tiled video wall displays, optimized for demanding 24x7 applications in high ambient light environments.   Offered in 49” and 55”, Planar RA Series high performance LCD video wall displays have a tiled bezel-to-bezel width of only 12.6mm to create high-impact video walls in nearly any setting - including retail stores, universities, sports bars, hospitality settings, corporate lobbies, conference rooms and museums. The displays can be tiled together in landscape or portrait orientation to create large, visually stunning video wall arrays. The Planar RA More…

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Mar 09, 2015

Planar Debuts Family of Seamless, Fine-Pitch LED Video Walls to Address Fast Growing Product Category

Planar Systems announced the Planar® DirectLight™ LED Video Wall System, which combines a proprietary, advanced design across a choice of four resolutions ranging from 1.6 to 3.1 millimeter pitch, providing exceptional visual performance, thin mounting depth, precise alignment, mission-critical reliability and adaptability to different customer uses. Planar will debut the Planar DirectLight LED Video Wall System this week at the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2015.  The Planar DirectLight LED Video Wall family can be optimized for a wide range of indoor environments including well-lit public spaces and corporate lobbies, as well as light-controlled More…

directlight , direct view LED , video wall

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Feb 23, 2015

Clarity Matrix Calculator Delivers Powerful New Capabilities

The Clarity™ Matrix LCD Video Wall Calculator has been upgraded with exciting new capabilities to further simplify the design and installation of Clarity Matrix LCD video walls for everyone from design consultants to installation technicians. Have you ever received the following questions from customers? How many power cables do I need for my Clarity Matrix video wall? How many loop cable do I need for my Clarity Matrix video wall? How many displays does a single power cable drive? How many CAT cables do I need? What is the recommended cable routing for my Clarity Matrix array? The answers to all these questions are now available in the More…
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Feb 10, 2015

Planar Unveils new iOS App to Simplify Multi-Source Viewing on 4K Displays

Planar Systems today announced a new iOS app that can manage multiple sources on Planar® UltraRes™ Series 4K LCD displays using an iPhone® or iPad®. The new Planar® UltraRes™ App for iOS gives users free streamlined access to robust UltraRes™ MediaPlex™ functionality on its Planar UltraRes Series line of commercial Ultra HD displays. With the tap of a finger, users can switch sources and screen layouts, managing video content and presentations seamlessly. It is the first iOS app from a display manufacturer that enables source management for commercial 4K displays. “Offering mobile apps to manage source viewing on our displays is another way Planar More…

Planar UltraRes , UltraRes