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Jan 24, 2023

LED Creates the Perfect Lobby Centerpiece

Who travels through your organization’s lobby on a day-to-day basis and what kind of impression are you trying to make? Do your employees need a tranquil or energetic environment to foster a more productive workday? Are you looking to advertise your company’s services to prospective customers or highlight an award-winning project you recently completed with industry partners? We’re seeing more businesses deploy lobby LED video walls to display messages and updates, deliver digital art experiences and broadcast presentations, conferences and other special events. A significant number of large corporations are using LED displays externally as well as in More…
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Dec 06, 2022

Advancing Auditorium Research and Presentations with Planar TVF Series

Delivering the brightest, most vivid colors and highest resolutions, today’s LED video wall technology has a lot to offer world-class research labs, facilities and universities who are looking to present the latest discoveries in sharp, crystal-clear visual performance. Plus, when no two auditoriums share the same needs, LED video walls offer the flexibility to adapt to unique surroundings and challenges. Delivering visual excellence for every application and a front service, cableless, stackable design that gives new meaning to multi-functionality, the award-winning Planar® TVF Series fine pitch LED video walls proved to be the perfect solution for More…
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Nov 15, 2022

MicroLED: Brighter & More Efficient?

When Planar launched our first MicroLED Planar® DirectLight® Ultra™ Series video wall models, many people’s eyebrows were raised. Not only did it offer our finest pixel pitch to date—0.6mm between the center of adjacent pixels—but it was the first truly mass-produced MicroLED video wall with immediate availability. The new premier product line featured some other technical advancements of interest, like proprietary self-adjusting alignment technology to keep video walls seamless, but the most fascinating elements for many people were certain specifications that stood out as peculiar. In particular, Planar DirectLight Ultra Series’ MicroLEDs deliver More…
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Nov 02, 2022

Upgrading Display Technology to Create Modern, Seamless Viewing Experiences at an Attractive Price Point

It’s fair to say that price point remains a key concern for anyone who is in the market for implementing or upgrading video display technology. While an investment, demand for LED video walls continues to climb and with this comes more affordable solutions with enhanced capabilities. As the global market leader for LED video displays and narrow pixel pitch LED, Planar recognizes that not every customer has an uncapped budget and remains committed to helping them find the perfect solution based on their individual needs. This includes fine pitch LED video wall solutions that elevate viewing experiences without breaking the bank. Cue the Planar® MGP More…
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Oct 04, 2022

What MicroLED Means for Pixel Density

When we launched the Planar® DirectLight® Ultra™ Series video wall displays in 2021, it marked the introduction of several new and exciting technology advancements that are pushing the industry forward and separating Planar from the LED manufacturing pack. Chief among those advancements is the implementation of mass-produced MicroLED. MicroLED wasn’t really available previously, even though it had been demonstrated a handful of times and experts agree it is the future of the industry for a variety of reasons. But what makes MicroLED different and, frankly, better? Among other things, the simple fact that it’s smaller. Going Micro MicroLED, miniLED More…
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Sep 06, 2022

MicroLED Mastery

Planar, the longtime global leader in fine pixel pitch LED display technology, is making it easier to choose a leading-edge microLED video wall, by significantly lowering our suggested retail pricing on the premier Planar® DirectLight® Ultra™ Series. In a time of generally increasing costs across the board, these price changes may seem unusual, so we want to provide some explanation. First, we believe in the promise and benefits of microLED technology. We’ve supported that belief with significant investments in all aspects of the technology’s research and development, which has helped us to create them more efficiently and economically, without More…
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Oct 11, 2021

Enthrall Digital Signage Audiences with Naked Eye 3D Content

by Peter Lawrence, Director, Planar Custom Solutions Group As large outdoor LED screens compete for viewers’ attention, advertisers and video content developers seek ever more effective ways to stand out. We’ve all seen wonderful videos circulating on social media of giant building-side LED displays with animals or space ships appearing to come right out of the building. It has viewers both in-person and online completely spellbound and captivated. It may appear magic, but it is really just an optical illusion that required careful planning and execution. In fact, the magic is in the creative combination of display hardware, content and viewing More…
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Apr 06, 2021

The Growing Accessibility of Fine Pitch LED

Finding the Next Big Thing For a long while organizations have searched for a very large visual solution that could show large groups of people multimedia content for business, digital signage, events, education, command and control, house of worship and a variety of other applications. While several options have surfaced over the years, each had its own challenges, limiting its effectiveness. Projection As recently as 15 years ago high-end digital projectors were just about the only way to get massive bezel-free imagery to large groups of people. They were ideal for darker environments like theaters and dimmed lecture halls, but other applications More…
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Oct 19, 2020

Introducing a Lifetime Warranty on LED Video Walls

Exceptional warranties get people excited. Why? Because people are smart: they know that companies wouldn’t offer big warranties if the company knew the product wouldn’t hold up; it would cost them too much. So people know a car with a 100,000 mile bumper-to-bumper warranty is going to last. Fine pitch LED video walls haven’t been around for that long, and unfortunately due to some other manufacturers’ missteps and cut corners, some LED walls don’t have the best reputation for durability. That’s not Planar. We created the Planar® EverCare™ Lifetime Limited Warranty to show that we stand behind our LED products. You read that right; lifetime More…
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Apr 02, 2020

Keep it Clean: Disinfecting your Planar Display Solutions

The old idiom says cleanliness is next to Godliness. While Planar takes no formal position on anything related to deity, we certainly agree that keeping your Planar displays and video walls clean is smart, especially when something nasty like the novel coronavirus is going around. With COVID-19 dominating the news, business logistics, revenues, and—most importantly—people’s health, we’ve all been reminded that it’s important to do more than simple rinsing or dusting. We must disinfect. People are rightly scrubbing their hands and covering their coughs more effectively. Unfortunately, that doesn’t stop 100 percent of our germs from spreading, often to More…