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Engaging the 21st Century Student

Digital transformation is reshaping how students learn and the most visual example of this trend is the adoption of display technology across learning institutions. Display solutions from LED and LCD video walls to interactive installations are especially well suited to academic environments—today’s students have grown up in a technological world and are well accustomed to these tools. Digital technology is not only intuitive - it’s how they learn.

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The Planar® EduCare™ Program is specially tailored to meet the challenges schools face most frequently with benefits that bolster their investment and keep displays viable for years to come.

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Thunderbird School of Global Management

Phoenix, Arizona

Create a Powerful Impression

Learning institutions must find new and effective ways to appeal to learners. Stunning LED canvases and touch screen video walls deployed in visitor and welcome centers offer a creative way to captivate and generate authentic interest among students. High tech displays demonstrate that an institution is forward looking, building credibility in the minds of students.

Likewise, display technologies featured in new or renovated athletic facilities serve as compelling recruitment tools, allowing universities to showcase their programs and attract top talent.

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Athletic Facilities & Amenities

Successful recruiting and top-level fan experiences keep athletics programs thriving. Universities are building state-of-the-art arenas, training facilities, locker rooms and player lounges filled with LED video walls and modern video scoreboards to influence recruits' decisions and alumni donations. Displays generate excitement and demonstrate a university’s commitment to athletes and fans.

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Lecture Halls & Labs

In classrooms and lecture halls, large-scale video walls are abundantly visible from anywhere in the room, providing clear and vibrant content for enhancing talks and presentations. Interactive video walls are fast becoming essential tools for the modern classroom and lab—supporting research, innovation, and reshaping the role of visual technology in higher education.

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Visitor & Student Centers

Visitor and student centers provide opportunities to engage students from the beginning. Striking video walls and durable digital displays in atriums, recreation centers, student lounges and flexible spaces help enrich the student experience and can be used for entertainment, news, wayfinding and displaying campus events and information.

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Planar UltraRes L Series

The Planar® UltraRes™ L Series 136", Full HD resolution all-in-one LED display combines the ease-of-use and best-in-class processing of the Planar UltraRes family with award-winning Planar fine pixel pitch LED technology for meeting rooms and classrooms. The display comes with a wall mount and can be quickly assembled with only two people. It features on-board processing, audio, power from only one 110V cable, native multi-point touch and multiple inputs to support simultaneous viewing of up to four content sources. Optional rolling floor stand is available.

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Milan Puskar Center at West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia

Enhance the
Student Experience

To boost student retention, learning institutions are modernizing or building new facilities with amenities and technology upgrades to support the student experience. Places like student centers and student unions provide common areas to socialize and are core to promoting a strong student community.

At these hubs, large format video walls and digital displays installed in atriums, student lounges and other spaces allow universities to better connect with students and help foster a more dynamic environment.