May 25, 2016


People love the idea of virtual reality, but may object to strapping a phone to their nose.  So, how can you get that augmented reality look without awkward (and unsanitary) headsets obscuring customers’ view of your live product? Planar® LookThru™, of course! It’s headset free. It’s available today. Content is easy to create in a standard resolution.  It’s never been easier.
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May 10, 2016

Installation Awards: Planar UltraRes Series

Have you participated in a Planar® UltraRes™ Series installation that shows off the display and the capabilities of the integrator, designer, or technology partner? Encourage them to submit a photo and description to the Installation Awards: Planar UltraRes Series.  Weekly award winners will be selected to win a $100 Visa® gift card and an award will be given for the entrant with the most submissions. We’ve received images of some fantastic installations and we’re excited to highlight them in Planar’s Case Studies app. Contest is open to residents of the United States and Canada (with the exception of Quebec). Submissions must be received before More…
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May 04, 2016

Superchickens Need Not Apply

In her TED talk on how to increase productivity in the workplace, Margaret Hefferman tells the story of a flock of superchickens. It was a research study designed to look at productivity and genetics. One flock of chickens was left alone while the other flock was selectively bred based on the productivity (i.e. egg laying) of the hens. After six generations the control flock was flourishing and had higher egg production at the end of the experiment than at the beginning. The other flock, the one filled with superchickens, had only three survivors. The superchickens had pecked and clawed their way to more food and more productivity with the result More…