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Planar HB Series Low Res
Sep 22, 2020

Planar Introduces Planar HB Series Huddle Board with Precision Touch

PORTLAND, Ore., September 22, 2020 – Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, is now offering the Planar® HB Series Huddle Board, a line of large format LCD displays optimized for quick and efficient collaboration. Planar HB Series Huddle Board features a highly responsive touch performance to recognize up to 20 simultaneous touch points from multiple users and an included stylus to accurately capture even the smallest of characters. With embedded tools tailored to in-room and remote unified communication, Planar HB Series is ideal for conference rooms, study group spaces, design centers and executive home offices in today's timely work More…
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Sep 01, 2020

Planar Expands Portfolio of Outdoor Fine Pitch LED Solutions with Planar HRO Series

PORTLAND, Ore., September 1, 2020 – Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, is bringing bright, ultra-high definition video outside with the release of the Planar® HRO Series high resolution outdoor LED video walls. The Planar HRO Series expands the company's portfolio of industry-leading LED display solutions with a high brightness, fine pixel pitch LED offering that is built for close-up daylight video viewing. The Planar HRO Series delivers impactful visual experiences for audiences even in direct sunlight. "The desirability of fine pitch displays that exactly hit 16:9 aspect ratio resolutions like Full HD and 4K, is well understood," More…
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Jun 30, 2020

Planar Introduces Enhanced Planar TVF Series in Response to Customer Feedback

PORTLAND, Ore., June 30, 2020 – Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today announced the latest advancements to the popular Planar® TVF Series family of fine pitch LED video wall displays. Introducing a new 0.9 millimeter pixel pitch model, improved power design as well as new models to Planar® TVF Complete™, the enhanced Planar TVF Series incorporates feedback from customers, while preserving exceptional visual performance and simplified installation and maintenance. The new 0.9 millimeter pixel pitch model supports higher resolution video walls at a size that fits in more environments. Joining other models available in 1.2, 1.5, 1.8 More…
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Jun 15, 2020

Planar LookThru Transparent OLED Display Proud Recipient of 2020 BEST Award

Planar, global leader in visualization products, is pleased to announce that the company has been honored with Commercial Integrator’s 2020 BEST (Best Electronics System Technologies) Award, an annual award honoring outstanding AV products and services that are impacting the commercial integration industry every day. The next-generation Planar® LookThru™ Transparent OLED Display was named best video wall solution within the audio video products category. The new Planar LookThru display leverages the latest in transparent organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology to provide a self-emitting transparent display for truly see-through installations More…
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Jun 03, 2020

Planar Announces June 2020 Virtual Product & Technology Showcase

PORTLAND, Ore., June 3, 2020 – Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today announced the June 2020 Virtual Product & Technology Showcase, a three-day, all-inclusive, virtual event composed of product and technology sessions, videos, demonstrations and more. Scheduled from June 9-11, in lieu of being able to showcase products at the InfoComm 2020 event, the largest professional audiovisual trade show in North America, Planar's own Virtual Product & Technology Showcase will introduce display innovations that would have been unveiled in the company's booth at the show. Planar's Virtual Product & Technology Showcase will also More…
Planar FX Series 730X411
May 20, 2020

Planar Introduces Planar FX Series Fine Pitch, High Brightness LED Displays for Indoor and Outdoor Applications

PORTLAND, Ore., May 20, 2020 – Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today announced an expansion to the company’s portfolio of cutting-edge LED display solutions with the introduction of the Planar® FX Series. Offering models designed for both indoor and outdoor applications, Planar FX Series fine pixel pitch LED video wall displays bring to high ambient-light environments the same level of close-viewing image detail and resolution historically reserved for lower light private spaces. The Planar FX Series offers outdoor models available in 1.5, 1.9, 2.6, 2.9 and 3.9 millimeter pixel pitches, featuring the industry’s finest pitch LED More…
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Apr 15, 2020

Planar Supports AV and Local Community During COVID-19

To support the fight against COVID-19 , Planar is offering essential services to members of the AV community who support critical businesses, including donations of the company’s desktop monitors, free maintenance, warranty extensions and online delivery of AVIXA Certified Technology Specialist (CTS)-Certified Planar Academy technology training courses. Planar also donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to hospitals in Oregon, including a total of 5,000 medical face masks to Legacy Health, Oregon Health & Science University Hospital and Adventist Medical Center. “Today, we are more committed than ever before to support our customers and More…
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Apr 07, 2020

Planar Embraces Opportunity Presented by Samsung’s Exit from LCD Production

Samsung Display Company (SDC), a unit of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., recently announced the company has decided to end production of all LCD displays in South Korea and China by the end of 2020. Samsung’s shift in strategy immediately creates new opportunities throughout the market and Planar is poised to remain a leader in the LCD video wall market by remaining committed to selling and servicing LCD video walls. Though Samsung Electronics America (SMA) will continue to serve customers and partners with LCD video wall products, SDC’s exit from the business will likely affect SMA and other LCD vendors, given that SDC is one of their panel More…
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Mar 31, 2020

Planar Launches Planar EverNew Managed Service Offering

PORTLAND, Ore., March 31, 2020 – Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today announced the launch of the Planar® EverNew™ Managed Service Program, a competitive, multi-year leasing program for Planar display solutions in the United States and Canada. The new managed service offering simplifies the buying process by enabling customers to lease Planar solutions at a fixed monthly cost. With Planar EverNew, customers can finance the total cost of their projects—including display hardware, software, extended warranties, installation and the Planar® Premier Service Level Agreement—under a single contract as an ongoing monthly More…
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Mar 16, 2020

Planar Confirms Full Production Amidst Spread of Coronavirus

Planar, global leader in visualization products, owns and operates multiple manufacturing facilities around the globe. The company has administered significant manufacturing operations in Hillsboro, Ore. for more than 35 years, where most of the company’s Trade Agreements Act (TAA)-compliant displays and video wall products are produced. Planar has had very few orders impacted by fallout associated with the coronavirus and has notified all affected customers. Planar maintains solid inventory positions on the following popular LED and LCD displays: Planar® DirectLight® X LED Video Wall System  Planar® TVF Series - (single power models) Clarity® More…