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Why Planar in Higher Education?

From donor recognition in the development office to student athlete profiles in the athletic center, from menus in the cafeteria to wayfinding in the student union, the applications for digital display technology in higher education have never been more exciting. From reliable displays that can handle the rigors of public access to specialty displays for labs and classrooms, colleges and universities turn to Planar for their digital display requirements.

Planar’s offering is broad and features some common characteristics that set these displays apart in the most demanding educational environments.

Create the Biggest Impression

From the free-form arrangement of Planar® Mosaic® Architectural Video Walls to the virtually-unlimited scaling that enables Clarity® Matrix® LCD Video Walls of any size, Planar configurations provide installation and design flexibility. Digital displays around campus can be updated at the push of a button with emergency campus alerts, late-breaking game scores, or event information. Students, faculty and visitors receive the information and inspiration they need, in a format that is compelling and demonstrates technology leadership.

Reliable for Public Installations

From high brightness displays to sturdy metal-frame industrial design, from redundant power supplies to Planar’s proprietary ERO™ (Extended Ruggedness and Optics™) technology, Planar products are designed for public venues like athletic facilities and stadiums to libraries and dorm lobbies. Desktop and touch monitors, outfitting computer labs across the country, come with the industry’s best warranty.

Designed for Designers

Planar video wall and digital signage displays are designed to blend seamlessly into modern environments with beautiful industrial designs and color match options. Planar digital signage displays feature a thin-mounting profile, compliant with ADA standards and eliminating the need for additional structures or costly insets.

Exceptional Value

Planar’s display solutions are engineered to make design, installation and maintenance less expensive while delivering a lower total cost of ownership optimized for public environments, with features like front serviceability, exceptional warranties and innovative mounting options.

Application Need Planar Product
Eye-catching and impressive display wall in athletic facilities and stadiums, student centers or executive education centers To attract new athletes and inspire the fans, Planar® UltraRes™ Series, Planar® QE SeriesPlanar Mosaic Architectural Video Walls, Leyard® DirectLight® LED Video Walls, Leyard® TWA Series LED Video Walls, Leyard® TVH Series LED Video Walls or Clarity Matrix LCD Video Walls can be ideal solutions.  
Interactive displays for wayfinding or student information Planar is a leader in touch screen technology with products ranging from 15” in the PT or Planar® Helium™ Series, all the way to multi-user, multi-touch video walls measuring up to 300” diagonal in the Planar UltraRes Series, Planar QE SeriesPlanar® EP Series, Planar® PS Series and Clarity® Matrix® MultiTouch product lines.
Display compatibility with rolling carts External power supplies and flexible VESA-mounting on a number of small format displays make them perfect for use on a rolling cart, ideal for movement between classrooms on campus.
High resolution and 3D displays for research, visualization, and simulation Nothing compares to the stunning resolution and clarity of the Planar UltraRes Series display for a wide range of visualization activities.  When 3D is required, Planar’s offering expands to the tiled Clarity® Matrix® 3D Video Wall System.
Reliable desktop displays for staff and student use in computer labs and libraries Planar’s line-up of monitors for desktop productivity is extensive and includes the latest options like integrated speakers, cameras, USB hubs, Kensington® lock compatibility and touch interactivity in sizes up to 32”.  The industry’s best, Planar® CustomerFirst™ 3-year Warranty makes Planar an easy choice.
  • Implement eye-catching displays all over campus
  • Demonstrate technology leadership with cutting edge displays
  • Gain the industry’s best warranty for desktop and touch monitors
  • Update content at the touch of a button, keeping students, faculty, and visitors well informed

Products Designed for Higher Education

Clarity Matrix

Clarity Matrix

A best-in-class LCD video wall solution with the industry's thinnest bezel and outstanding image quality
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LED Video Walls

LED Video Walls

A market-leading offering of LED video walls with a wide range of pixel pitches, resolutions and applications
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Planar PS Series

Planar PS Series

Professional HD displays with superior visual performance available in 46" - 65" sizes
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Planar Mosaic

Planar Mosaic

Architectural Video Walls that redefine interior spaces by providing endless possibilities for creative expression
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Planar UltraRes Series

Planar UltraRes Series

Best in class Ultra HD displays with exceptional clarity and advanced processing available in 75", 86" and 98"
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Desktop Monitors & Touch Screen Monitors

Desktop Monitors & Touch Screen Monitors

Monitors sure to dazzle with unbeatable image quality and high performance available from 15" to 28"
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Clemson University

Large Deployment of Planar Displays Supports University's Goals for a Unique and Effective Learning Environment

Clemson is ranked among the top 20 universities in the country in large part for its commitment to delivering 21st century education. Many factors reflect this commitment including the design and technological advances of the new Watt Family Innovation Center. This center provides students, faculty and staff with technology – including advanced displays from Pl…

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