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Jun 29, 2021

New Planar CarbonLight VX Series Optimized for On-Camera Virtual Production

PORTLAND, Ore., June 29, 2021 - Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today introduced the Planar® CarbonLight™ VX Series, a line of LED display solutions optimized to meet the needs of the exploding virtual production (VP) and extended reality (XR) markets. Featuring a lightweight, patented carbon fiber construction, the Planar CarbonLight VX Series supports indoor fine pitch LED video wall, ceiling and flooring installations to offer the deployment versatility today's VP, XR and broadcast applications need with exceptional on-camera visual performance. This includes settings spanning film and movie sets, broadcast studios and More…
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Jun 16, 2021

Planar Studios Virtual Production Initiative Goes Live

PORTLAND, Ore., June 16, 2021 - Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today announced the launch of Planar Studios, an initiative designed to revolutionize the explosive virtual production (VP) and extended reality (XR) markets. Planar Studios combines the advanced technologies, industry partnerships and personnel that today's customers require to create realistic on-screen content in the ever-expanding VP and XR industries. Through the Planar Studios initiative, Planar is empowering the world's leading visual storytellers to deeply engage audiences through advanced technological development, particularly critical LED and motion More…
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Jun 02, 2021

New Planar DirectLight Ultra Series Features Finest MicroLED Pixel Pitches for Unmatched Visual Performance

PORTLAND, Ore., June 2, 2021 - Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today announced the release of the Planar® DirectLight® Ultra™ Series, a premium line of fine pitch LED video wall displays delivering always-on, high resolution display experiences for unmatched visual performance. The Planar DirectLight Ultra Series presents several display technology advancements that, in combination, deliver big performance, including models with MicroLEDs, off-board power supply, proprietary alignment technology and built-in processing. Offering models in 0.6, 0.7, 0.9 and 1.2 millimeter pixel pitches, the Planar DirectLight Ultra Series is ideal More…
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Apr 20, 2021

Planar CarbonLight CLI Flex Named 2021 Tech Leadership Award Winner

Planar, a global leader in visualization products, is proud to announce that the company was honored with a 2021 Tech Leadership Award, which celebrates innovation and excellence in media technology. Planar® CarbonLight™ CLI Flex™ was recognized as a winner in the best production technology category by TV Tech, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. Planar CarbonLight CLI Flex is a line of pliable LED video wall displays that combine to create immersive and eye-catching smooth, concave or convex curved video walls. Designed for indoor, fixed installations, Planar CarbonLight CLI Flex displays bend into curves with a radius as tight as 24.5 More…
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Apr 06, 2021

Planar Expands Portfolio of Fine Pitch LED Display Solutions with Planar MGP Series

PORTLAND, Ore., April 6, 2021 - Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today announced an expansion to the company's portfolio of fine pitch LED display solutions with the release of the Planar® MGP Series. The new family of fine pitch LED video wall displays introduces affordable solutions that are suitable for replacing legacy display technology. Planar MGP Series makes fine pitch LED an accessible alternative to formerly projection or tiled LCD environments including retail settings, classrooms, lecture halls and houses of worship, as well as digital signage applications replacing printed signage such as banner displays and ribbon More…
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Feb 11, 2021

New Planar UltraRes X Series Combines Superior Image Performance with Commercial Reliability

PORTLAND, Ore., February 11, 2021 - Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today unveiled Planar® UltraRes™ X Series, a line of 4K resolution (3840 x 2160) commercial-grade LCD displays featuring 700-nit brightness and a wide color gamut perfect for High Dynamic Range (HDR) content. Available in 75-inch, 85-inch and 100-inch sizes, Planar UltraRes X Series includes a 24x7 design and, when paired with the optional ultra-thin Planar® Profile™ Mounting System, users are able to mount the display close to the wall while remaining front serviceable. Planar UltraRes X Series addresses customer demand while maintaining the features users More…
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Feb 02, 2021

Planar Announces Expansion of Award-Winning Planar TVF Series

PORTLAND, Ore., February 2, 2021 - Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today announced the company is enhancing the Planar® TVF Series family of fine pitch LED video wall displays by offering integration with the Planar® WallDirector™ Video Controller (VC). The Planar WallDirector VC and Planar® WallDirector™ Software add powerful and secure video processing capabilities to the product while simplifying video wall control and management. In addition, Planar WallDirector VC is being added to Planar® TVF Complete™ 109-inch to 219-inch LED video wall displays, allowing customers to more easily acquire, deploy and operate seamless LED More…
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Jan 12, 2021

Planar Recognized with Three Technology Awards for New, Industry-Leading Display Innovations

Planar, a global leader in visualization products, is the proud recipient of three technology awards for new display solutions unveiled last year. Sound & Video Contractor honored the company with a 2020 Innovative Product Award for the Planar® HRO Series, while Digital Signage Magazine announced Planar HRO Series a recipient of a 2021 DIGI Award for best new product in outdoor LED. Campus Technology also recognized the Planar® HB Series Huddle Board as a 2020 New Product Award winner in the interactive whiteboard, display, flat panel or kiosk category. "It is a special honor to have two of our most innovative new products recognized by members More…
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Nov 10, 2020

Planar Announces Expansion of U.S. Government Division

PORTLAND, Ore., November 10, 2020 - Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today announced the addition of Sandra Kanardy to the company's U.S. government division. The company is also expanding Planar's product security program to further adapt products and processes to best meet the product security needs of customers. Product security remains an ongoing and increasingly important focus for Planar to support customers in U.S. government and the various commercial markets in which the company supplies display solutions. "We are absolutely thrilled to enhance our U.S. government division with more industry experts and an expanded More…
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Oct 06, 2020

Planar Announces Planar EverCare Lifetime Limited Warranty for LED Displays

PORTLAND, Ore., October 6, 2020 – Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today introduced the Planar® EverCare™ Lifetime Limited Warranty, a program designed to provide customers with complete confidence in their LED video wall purchase while reducing their lifetime cost-of-ownership. Included with Planar® TVF Series and Planar® TVF Complete™ LED video walls deployed in North America, Planar EverCare is unique in terms of its comprehensiveness and duration of coverage. Planar EverCare offers Planar TVF Series and Planar TVF Complete LED video wall customers in North America the following: Lifetime Protection: Coverage for as long as More…