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Nov 07, 2016

Planar Systems Agrees to Acquire NaturalPoint

Planar Systems, a Leyard company, a leading worldwide provider of display systems, announced on November 8th, 2016 that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire NaturalPoint, the global leader in optical tracking and motion capture solutions, for $125 million in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition brings together leaders in complementary technologies to increase attention on the high growth and strategic opportunities in augmented and virtual reality and in other market segments like CAVEs, drone tracking, movement sciences, sports performance, computer visualization and animation.   NaturalPoint, makers of OptiTrack, More…

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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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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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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 14, 2014

Planar Announces Next Generation Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall System

Today Planar introduced the next-generation Clarity® Matrix™ LCD Video Wall System with G2 Architecture, delivering a new level of visual performance for Planar’s award-winning family of LCD video wall solutions. The Clarity Matrix with G2 Architecture combines the industry’s thinnest profile ultra-narrow bezel LED LCD video wall with improvements in design, installation and service, further delivering on its reputation as the best-in-class video wall solution. In addition, a new 55” Clarity Matrix model sets a new benchmark with a tiled bezel width as small as 3.7 mm (0.15 inches), stunning image quality, simplified installation and maintenance, and More…

Clarity Matrix , planar , video wall , G2 Architecture , Matrix G2 , Matrix

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Oct 24, 2013

Planar Website Wins Two W3 Awards

Planar Systems has won not one, but two W³ Awards for www.planar.com.  Last year Planar partnered with ISITE Design to completely redesign the company’s website, with a goal to provide responsive web design techniques for anytime, anywhere accessibility.   The fully touch-enabled Planar.com website has been redesigned using responsive web design techniques, providing optimal user experience across varying screen sizes and orientations including desktop monitors, handheld devices, smart phones, tablets and touch-enabled large format digital signage displays. The website, which launched in February 2013, was awarded SILVER in the following W³ Award More…

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Feb 21, 2013

Planar Unveils New Website Optimized for Wide-Screen Desktops, Touch and Mobile Devices

PORTLAND, February 20, 2013 – Today, Planar Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLNR), a global leader in digital display technology, announced a completely redesigned website [http://www.planar.com] engineered to provide responsive web design techniques for anytime, anywhere accessibility. The newly launched website is optimized for any commercially available display, making the site experience compatible with even large format displays or video walls. The fully touch-enabled Planar.com website has been redesigned using responsive web design techniques, providing optimal user experience across varying screen sizes and orientations including desktop monitors, More…

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Sep 14, 2012

Clarity Matrix MultiTouch Video Wall System

Planar is pleased to announce its second generation interactive LCD video wall, the Clarity® Matrix™ MultiTouch Video Wall System. Planar’s Clarity Matrix MultiTouch utilizes a touch sensor frame around the edge of the video wall allowing multiple users to touch and use gestures to interact with content on the video wall. Clarity Matrix MultiTouch utilizes Planar's ERO™ (Extended Ruggedness and Optics™) technology to provide a modular, near seamless touch surface that protects the LCD screens. Clarity Matrix MultiTouch incorporates the latest touch technology to enable up to 32 touch points simultaneously across the video wall. This allows multiple More…

MultiTouch , Clarity Matrix , planar , rAVe , Multi-user , LCD Video Walls , Interactive Solutions