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Jan 15, 2015

Planar Products Recognized as 2015 DIGI Award Winners

Planar Systems has once again been recognized as an industry leader for superior digital signage display technology. Digital Signage Magazine presented Planar with two 2015 DIGI Awards in two separate categories. Honored in the New Products for Digital Signage category, The Planar® UltraRes™ Series line of 84” and 98” 4K professional LCD displays earned the Best 4K Display Device distinction, while Planar’s Clarity™ Matrix LCD Video Wall System with G2 Architecture was selected as Best New Display Device, Large Screen. Digital Signage Magazine’s winners not only indicate top digital signage manufacturers who are finding creative ways to meet More…

Clarity Matrix , Planar UltraRes

Jan 06, 2015

New 82" Models Join Planar PS-Series

The new 82" Planar PS8250 and Planar PS8250T with interactive touch are the latest additions to the Planar® PS-Series™ family of 24x7 displays for corporate, education and digital signage applications. The full line of Planar PS-Series displays now includes models in 46", 55", 65", 70" and 82".  Planar PS-Series displays that offer a full set of commercial-grade features with superior visual performance that is well-suited for demanding digital signage and corporate environments. For more information, please visit www.planar.com/PS.

commercial-grade , PS-Series , ps8250 , ps8250T , touchscreen , touch display , lcd

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Dec 22, 2014

Planar IX2850 Wins Tom's Hardware Smart Buy Award

Planar is pleased to announce that a positive review of the Planar® IX2850, a 28” 4K desktop monitor, was published by Tom’s Hardware, a leading IT online publication with 27.5 million unique visitors. In the review, titled Excellent 4K at an Excellent Price the Planar IX2850 was thoroughly tested against competitive 4K models, including the NEC EA244UHD (24-inch), Dell P2815Q (28-inch), Asus PB287Q (28-inch), Dell UP2414Q (24-inch) and Sharp PN-K321 (32-inch). Author Christian Eberle, provides readers with a thorough 8-page review of the product, outlining the editorial team’s findings, and ultimately, awards the Planar IX285 monitor with a Tom’s More…

4K , Ultra HD , desktop monitor

Dec 09, 2014

Planar Introduces Industry-First 98” 4K Touch Display

Planar Systems, Inc. today announced the breakthrough Planar® UltraRes™ 98” Touch LCD display, the industry’s largest 4K touch display. The Planar UltraRes 98” Touch combines a multi-touch, multi-user experience with native Ultra HD resolution, making it possible to interact across a large screen area with crystal-clear detail and precision. With 32 simultaneous touch points, the display is designed for a wide variety of resolution-rich, collaborative applications including meeting rooms, training facilities and command and control centers. It is also ideal for eye-catching interactive digital signage that engages viewers and is rugged for public More…
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Nov 20, 2014

Planar Systems and BrightSign Team to Create World's Tallest Planar Mosaic Video Wall

Planar Systems and BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced their recent collaboration to create the world’s tallest Planar® Mosaic™ Architectural Video Wall. The installation was unveiled in early November at a high-end Miami-area hotel as part of its grand opening festivities. This new hotel is situated in Surfside, Florida, nestled between Miami Beach and Bal Harbour. To create stunning visual impact for guests as they arrive, Florida-based CMA was commissioned to install a towering four-story video wall in the reception area. CMA surveyed vendors across the entire digital signage spectrum and More…

Mosaic , Planar Mosaic , Architectural Displays

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Oct 21, 2014

Planar Expands Clarity Matrix Video Wall Line with Two New Ultra-Narrow Bezel Models

Planar announced two new ultra-narrow bezel LCD models in its line of Clarity® Matrix™ LCD Video Wall System with G2 Architecture, bringing superior visual performance to an even wider variety of video wall applications. The two new Clarity Matrix with G2 Architecture options include a 46" model with 800 nits brightness and a 55" model with 500 nits brightness. The new models feature a tiled bezel width of just 3.7mm (0.15 inches) between adjacent LCD displays for a near-seamless image.  In addition to the new offerings, Planar has also extended video and power transmission capabilities on its entire family of Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall models to More…

Clarity Matrix

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Sep 03, 2014

Planar EP-Series 4K Wins 2014 Technology Integrator EXC!TE Award

The Planar® EP Series line of 4K displays was announced as a 2014 EXC!TE Award Winner by Technology Integrator magazine, formerly CustomRetailer. Each year Technology Integrator presents 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' 2014 EXC!TE Awards Available in 55" and 65", Planar EP Series Ultra HD resolution displays deliver superior More…

4K , Planar ep-series

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Jul 02, 2014

Planar Launches New Large Format LCD Display Selector Tool

Planar has launched a Large Format LCD Display Selector Tool, a free, online tool that helps users find the right commercial LCD display for their application. The Planar LCD Selector Tool is easy to use and after answering four simple questions, the LCD Display Selector outputs the ideal Planar LCD display solutions based on the user’s requirements. Planar offers a wide selection of commercial large format LCD displays ranging in size, price, functionality and features - all designed for demanding applications with high durability and performance requirements. From communicating information to enhancing ambience, Planar's flat panel LCD display More…

lcd displays , large format displays , large format digital signage , 4K

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Jun 26, 2014

Planar Honored with Product Awards at InfoComm 2014

  At InfoComm 2014, two of Planar's key product offerings were recognized with top awards from AV and digital signage experts at Systems Contractor News and Digital Signage magazine. The Planar® UltraRes™ Series 84-inch 4K LCD display was voted “Most Innovative Video Display” among LCD, Plasma, OLED and LED panels by readers of Systems Contractor News magazine. Likewise, the Clarity™ Matrix LCD Video Wall System with G2 Architecture was named a Digital Signage “InfoComm 2014 Best of Show” award winner. Both awards were announced at InfoComm 2014 in Las Vegas, where both the Planar UltraRes Series and the Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall were on More…

Clarity Matrix , Planar UltraRes

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Jun 18, 2014

Planar Accelerates Adoption of Ultra HD with New 4K Displays

The leader in 4K displays for commercial applications to showcase new Ultra HD displays ranging in size from 28” to 98”at InfoComm 2014 At InfoComm 2014, Planar announced it is expanding its 4K product offerings with new displays ranging in size from 28" to 98". The new displays, which will be showcased at the InfoComm 2014 tradeshow, include additions to two popular Planar product families—the Planar® UltraRes™ Series and Planar® EP Series.  Planar also unveiled its new Planar® IX Series 4K desktop monitor.  “Planar’s early and ongoing commitment to commercial 4K is reflected in this wide range of new models,” said Steve Seminario, senior director More…

desktop monitor , infocomm , ep-series , 4K , UltraRes , Ultra HD , ix-series

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