Feb 20, 2018

Leyard and Planar Announce Hire of Kathy Skinski, General Manager for Broadcast and Media

Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, are pleased to announce Kathy Skinski has joined Leyard and Planar as General Manager, Broadcast and Media. Skinski has more than 20 years of television and digital experience, working with top media giants including ABC Network, Time Warner Cable and CNN. At Leyard and Planar, she will create new opportunities and build on existing relationships with broadcast companies that seek to take advantage of Leyard and Planar’s industry-leading LED and LCD display technologies. Understanding that every client’s vision is unique, Skinski will employ Leyard and Planar’s commitment to create and; More…
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Feb 08, 2018

NBC Olympics Selects Leyard for its Production of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Leyard to provide fine pitch LED video walls for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 8 - February 25. The announcement was made today by Michael Sheehan, Coordinating Director, NBC Olympics, and Adam Schmidt, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Leyard International. Leyard will provide three Leyard® TWS Series LED video walls for the set within the International Broadcast Center. The Leyard video walls include a 43-foot wide by 13-foot tall video wall comprised of 196 displays, a 16-foot wide by; More…
Feb 06, 2018

Planar Expand Planar DirectLight LED Video Wall System Line with Industry’s Smallest Pixel Pitch

Today, at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018, Planar, global leaders in visualization products, announced they are expanding their awardwinning Planar® DirectLight® LED Video Wall System product line to include the smallest fine pitch LED video wall display in the industry—a breakthrough pixel pitch of just 0.7 millimeters. The expanded line, which also includes a new 2.5 millimeter pixel pitch option, will be showcased at ISE 2018, along with several industry-leading LED solutions. The award-winning Planar DirectLight LED Video Wall System is a family of seamless, fine pitch LED video wall displays that allow for ultra-slim, wall-mounted, front; More…
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Feb 01, 2018

Leyard and Planar Introduce the Leyard VersaLight Series, a new family of modular LED displays designed for digital signage

Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, today introduced the Leyard® VersaLight™ Series, a highly versatile family of LED video wall displays that can turn even the most challenging environments into dramatic, inspirational video walls. The new modular line of indoor and outdoor LED digital signage displays offers stunning picture quality and ultra-reliable performance in a variety of pixel pitches—from 2.5 to 8 millimeters.  “We are seeing strong customer demand for a versatile LED solution that can fit into and enhance more public spaces, “said Steve Seminario, vice president of product marketing at Leyard and Planar. “The; More…