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Aug 20, 2019

Leyard and Planar Named No. 1 Global Leader in Narrow Pixel Pitch LED Video Wall Market

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 20, 2019 – Today, Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products announced the company was named the No.1 market share leader in the $2.6 billion narrow pixel pitch LED video wall market, and the No. 1 market share leader in Americas LCD control room applications within the $4.7 billion LCD video wall market, according to the 2019 Video Wall Display Solutions Report by Futuresource Consulting. The highly anticipated annual Video Wall Display Solutions Report by Futuresource Consulting was published in July 2019, covering the performance of narrow pixel pitch LED, narrow bezel LCD and rear-projection for calendar year More…
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Jul 23, 2019

Leyard and Planar Double the Available Models of the Popular Planar VM Series LCD Video Wall Line

PORTLAND, Ore., July 23, 2019 – Today, Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, introduced four new offerings to the company's Planar® VM Series line of LCD video wall displays. Featuring the industry's smallest bezels and a new 49-inch size, the new models broaden the Planar VM Series offering and add state-of-the-art tiled bezel performance. "Our expansion of the Planar VM Series line is an acknowledgement of its popularity to date." said Steve Seminario, vice president of product marketing at Leyard and Planar. "The new models share the Planar VM Series' all-in-one, high performance design but add new choices designed to fit More…
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Jul 17, 2019

Leyard and Planar Deliver World-Class Video Experience for Timbers and Thorns FC Fans at Providence Park

PORTLAND, Ore., July 17, 2019 – Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, today announced that the iconic home venue for the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer and Portland Thorns FC of the National Women's Soccer League, includes a massive display technology installation aimed at heightening the fan experience. With corporate headquarters and a manufacturing facility located just miles away in Hillsboro, Oregon, Leyard and Planar embraced the opportunity to help equip the hometown teams with the highest quality video displays on the market. The newly remodeled stadium features six Lighthouse LED video screens following a More…
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Jul 02, 2019

Leyard To Open EMEA Headquarters and Showroom in Germany, along with New Showrooms in Dubai and Moscow

Reutlingen, Germany, 02, July, 2019 – Today, Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, announced it relocated its EMEA headquarters and showroom to Reutlingen, Germany, formerly eyevis' headquarters, and opened new showrooms in Dubai and Moscow. "The Leyard EMEA headquarters and showroom benefits from Reutlingen as a leading economic region not only in Germany but also Europe, and coincides with the full integration of eyevis and Teracue into our brand companies, which includes Planar," said Thorsten Lipp, chief operating officer and acting CEO, Leyard EMEA. "Our combined expertise in manufacturing, marketing, sales and customer service More…
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Jun 20, 2019

Leyard and Planar Named Best of Show Award Winner at InfoComm 2019

Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, are the proud recipients of two of the professional audio visual industry’s most prestigious technology honors at InfoComm 2019 in Orlando. The Leyard® DirectLight® X LED Video Wall System was awarded ‘Best of Show’ winner for InfoComm 2019 by AV Technology, while Leyard® CarbonLight™ LED Displays were named ‘Best of Show’ winner by Rental & Staging Systems. “It is a tremendous honor to receive recognition for our groundbreaking Leyard DirectLight X and Leyard CarbonLight displays,” said Steve Seminario, vice president of product marketing at Leyard and Planar. “Leyard DirectLight X was More…
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Jun 12, 2019

Leyard and Planar Expand Award-Winning Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall System at InfoComm 2019

ORLANDO, Fla., June 12, 2019 – Today, Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, unveiled new models to the award-winning Clarity® Matrix® LCD Video Wall System line at InfoComm 2019, reinforcing the company’s commitment to industry-leading innovation in the LCD video wall market. The expanded Clarity® Matrix® G3 LCD Video Wall System product line now includes 55-inch models with sub-1 millimeter bezels and enhanced visual performance, as well as 65-inch models featuring Ultra HD resolution (3840x2160), unmatched pixel density and larger uninterrupted viewing area. “The latest additions to the Clarity Matrix G3 line provide More…
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Jun 12, 2019

Leyard and Planar Showcase Broadest Selection of LED Display Solutions at InfoComm 2019

ORLANDO, Fla., June 12, 2019 – Today, Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, demonstrated ongoing leadership in the LED display market by showcasing their widest range of award-winning LED display solutions, including the new Leyard® TVF Complete™, along with other display innovations, at the Leyard and Planar InfoComm 2019 booth #3143. “Our comprehensive portfolio of cutting-edge LED display solutions offers something for every customer, including those looking for a more plug and play experience,” said Steve Seminario, vice president of product marketing at Leyard and Planar. “The new Leyard TVF Complete is a seamless high More…
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May 29, 2019

Leyard and Planar Announce Next-Generation Planar LookThru Transparent OLED Display

PORTLAND, Ore, May 29, 2019 – Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, today announced the next-generation Planar® LookThru™ Transparent OLED Display, which leverages the latest in transparent organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology to provide a self-emitting transparent display for true see-through installations without the need for backlighting or enclosures. The new Planar LookThru display builds on the frameless glass design of the original version, enabling customers to overlay digital content and imagery over actual objects to create unique, eye-catching installations. Suitable both as a standalone product and for More…
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Apr 08, 2019

Leyard and Planar Showcase Their Most Comprehensive Portfolio of Broadcast Solutions at NAB 2019

LAS VEGAS, April 8, 2019 – Today at the 2019 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, announced the addition of a new fine pixel pitch model to its popular Leyard® TVF Series, offering the broadcast industry exceptionally sharp, clear display images—even at close-up viewing distances. Leyard and Planar will showcase a variety of cutting-edge displays at NAB 2019 including a stunning 8K video wall, on-camera display solutions with advancements in color definition and image quality, as well as an innovative studio solution with LED flooring. “These offerings represent our most More…
Apr 02, 2019

Leyard Appoints Thorsten Lipp to Lead Leyard Europe

Reutlingen, Germany, 3 April 2019 – Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, today announced that Thorsten Lipp has been appointed Chief Operating Officer and is also serving as acting Chief Executive Officer of Leyard Europe and its companies, Planar, eyevis and Teracue. Lipp joined the company in November 2018 as COO of Leyard Europe. He recently was tapped to also act as interim CEO of Leyard Europe. Prior, Lipp served as a member of the executive board of Production Resource Group Germany (PRG AG), the world’s leading supplier of technology and services for live events and entertainment. He was responsible for the corporate events and More…