2011

Mar 31, 2011

Planar Touch Products RSPA Certified!

Planar has been named a Certified Retail Technology Provider by RSPA - Retail Solutions Providers Association, the only association dedicated to the retail technology industry. Planar received this certification due to its commitment to excellence and an exceptional level of professionalism. Planar's complete line of touchscreen monitors and computers may be found here.
Mar 21, 2011

Life Lessons on Innovation

By Jennifer Davis I had the privilege of participating in StudioDror’s launch of their new design geometry, QuaDror. It was held at the New Museum in Manhattan and an overview video was featured on the Planar ep55 flat panel, which was part of the display.At a press conference hosted by Linda Tischler from Fast Company and Kimberly Brooks from Huffington Post, Dror Benshetrit spoke about his inspiration.He said that at the launch in South Africa the week before, he met a teacher who encouraged students to first love, then do, then create, and then share.It seems to me that this is the formula for innovation. You have to first start with empathy and More…
Mar 14, 2011

Planar on AV Technology's Top 10 End-User Products at DSE!

Hot off the presses! Planar made the list twice on AV Technology's Top 10 End-User Products at DSE! The sleek PT2285PW 22-inch multi-touch all glass front surface LCD monitor got a shout out in the number 5 spot! Announced in January 2011 at the NRF tradeshow, the PT2285PW supports gesturing - flicking, pinching and expanding - using Microsoft Windows 7. And it comes standard with 3-year, 2-day advance replacement warranty! Great multi-touch monitor for retail, healthcare or hospitality applications! Planar's new d82L 82" LCD display came in at number 6. At 3.9 inches deep, it is the thinnest 82-inch LCD on the market today, exceeding the ADA More…
Mar 10, 2011

Digital Signage Expo 2011 Declared a Success by Every Measure

Digital Signage Expo® (DSE), the world’s largest international tradeshow and conference dedicated to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks (DOOH), is a success by every measure. The conference and trade show, which took place February 21-25, drew more than 3,600 attendees, a 6 percent increase over 2010. Both the increased attendance and the fact that there were a record 195 exhibitors, a 14 percent increase over 2010, 57 of them first-time exhibitors, validates the preeminent position of DSE as the industry’s main show. Click below to read more.Digital Signage Expo 2011 Declared a Success by Every Measure
Mar 01, 2011

Colour Accurate Monitor from Planar's 3D range at ETE this week!

The 2011 Entertainment Technology Exposition is taking place in Los Angeles this week on Thursday.At Planar's booth #310 you'll have a chance to see Planar’s award-winning Runco 3Dimension™ D-73d 3D projector. The Runco D-73d 3D projector offers film studios with flawless passive-glasses stereoscopic video. The custom home theater industry has applauded this as the most innovative 3D product of the year, including taking top honors as the CEDIA new Product of the Year, as well as the CE PRO best Product of the Year. The latest European demos of this product were at the ISE 2011 in Amsterdam in January.From the Planar 3D Stereoscopic product range, the More…
Feb 10, 2011

The 3D Society’s Annual Creative Arts Award Show chooses Runco 3D Home Theater Projector by Planar

Planar is a sponsor of the International 3D Society's Awards in 2011. The Society has been founded to advance the art and technologies of stereoscopic 3D content and its professional innovators. They do this by hosting educational opportunities for showcasing work, recognizing achievement and advancing member growth.This year's Awards took place this week (8.-9. Feb) at the Manns Chinese Theatre, including live 3D demonstrations. Planar's own Runco projector, the Runco D-73d, was chosen as the Official Projector for the Annual Creative Arts Award Show.The Awards ceremony was televised in 3D and broadcasted on 3net, 3D TV Channel to be launched during More…
Jan 17, 2011

Planar 22-inch Multi-Touch Featured by KioskMarketplace

It didn't take long to generate buzz about Planar's new PT2285PW 22-inch projected capacitive product released on January 10th! While at NRF, Matt Walsh, Touchscreen Sales Manager, was featured in a KioskMarketplace YouTube clip talking about the benefits of the new multi-touch 22-inch LCD product - like gesturing, flicking or scrolling through files or pictures and resizing images. Matt also talked about how the PT2285PW has a zero bezel, all-glass front surface making it easy to clean. Check out the touchscreen in the KioskMarketplace NRF wrap-up. Then visit PlanarTouch.com to read about the PT2285PW multi-touch and find out how to buy!
Jan 14, 2011

Multi-Touch All Glass Monitor from Planar

Interested in an all-glass front surface wide multi-touch monitor that supports gesturing? Think of all the things you can do on your digital phone - only now on a bigger surface! The new 22-inch wide projected capacitive PT2285PW monitor from Planar is perfect for flicking through files, resizing images, or browsing for a jacket in a size that is available at another store or warehouse. With its sleek, beautiful design, it'll fit into the most upscale store, hotel or clinic. 15, 17 and 19-inch sizes available soon! Another great thing about the PT2285PW is that the user doesn't need to load drivers. Plug into your computer and start using right More…