Oct 07, 2010

New lower power consumption LCD Video Wall system now shipping

Planar began shipping the Clarity Matrix LX model in August. The Clarity Matrix LX is an extension of the Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall System family, featuring a new ultra-narrow bezel LCD panel that has an image-to-image gap of only 7.3 mm (slightly more than the thickness of a pencil) with a lower power consumption backlight (max 290 watts). Like the standard Clarity Matrix model (MX), Clarity Matrix LX uses a unique architecture that includes an integrated mounting system, off-board components, and built-in processing capabilities to provide optimized tiling, ease of service and installation, and extended reliability (backlight life: 50,000 hours) More…
Oct 06, 2010

The Future of Touchscreens

There's no limit to what touchscreens can do! Everything from self-service check-in kiosks at Walgreens, to do it yourself stations at the post office, there are many applications that take advantage of the easy to use touchscreen. All you have to do is touch the display to quickly finish the transation. But I watched a video today that shows where else touchscreens can be used. The most unique was face recognition on the sink faucet, enabling the stream to be automatically adjusted based on user preference! I also liked the retail check-out stations which gives a suggested upsell item (or two!). And for those of you who grew up in the 80's the More…