Planar Named Two-Time Product Award Winner at InfoComm 2024

Global LED leader wins Best of Show and Installation Product Award for two cutting-edge LED display solutions


Today, Planar is honored to announce two product award wins presented at InfoComm 2024. This includes a Best of Show Award from Digital Signage Magazine for the new Planar® Luminate™ Ultra W Series as well as an Installation Product Award from Systems Contractor News for the popular Planar® DirectLight® Pro Series.

The annual InfoComm Best of Show Awards honor outstanding products exhibited at the show. Planar Luminate Ultra W Series was celebrated as a solution for AV/IT end users and integrators.

Systems Contractor News’ Installation Product Awards highlight the most innovative commercial AV products. Planar DirectLight Pro Series was voted a winner in the category of Most Innovative Video Display, joining other technologies celebrated across 11 categories, including innovative audio hardware, cameras, emerging technology, digital signage, collaboration products and more.

“This year at InfoComm we presented our biggest selection of new and expanding LED display innovations designed to support enhanced visual performance,” said Robert Detwiler, senior director of product management and training at Planar. “This includes a new high bright LED video wall display delivering the finest outdoor pixel pitch in a 16:9 format for up-close viewing and a state-of-the-art LED solution enabling more easily supported video walls with beautiful imagery as well as next-level deployment versatility. Planar Luminate Ultra W Series and Planar DirectLight Pro Series have been very well received by our customers and we’re grateful for this recognition from two well-respected publications in ProAV today.”

Introduced in May, the Planar Luminate Ultra W Series MicroLED video wall display pairs the latest advancements in LED technology with a 16:9 wide aspect ratio, allowing users to create standard resolution in fine pitch outdoor LED and redefine close-up outdoor viewing of media-rich content. Available in 1.3, 1.6 and 2.0 millimeter pixel pitches, Planar Luminate Ultra W Series delivers the finest outdoor pixel pitch in a 16:9 format and features 3,000-nit brightness to support viewing from as close as eight feet. Customers also benefit from enhanced black levels and high brightness in direct sunlight as well as durability and a surface that is easy to clean as a result of the industry-leading solution’s MicroLED technology and front-service ruggedization with Glue-on-Board (GOB) technology.

Planar was also named an InfoComm Best of Show Award winner by Digital Signage Magazine in 2023 for the Planar® UltraRes™ L Series All-in-One LED platform.

Planar DirectLight Pro Series features higher brightness, an advanced high-bandwidth (5G) video architecture, multiple cabinet sizes and several controller options to support a wider array of indoor, fixed installation applications. The solution is available in 0.9, 1.2, 1.5 and 1.8 millimeter pixel pitches, and offers 1,000-nit brightness in constant operation to provide vibrant colors and greater image detail. The fine pixel pitch LED video wall also supports custom dimensions and resolutions, enables faster deployment and allows for precision and simpler, more easily supported video walls. The Planar® EverCare™ Lifetime Limited Warranty is also included, offering customers complete confidence in their LED video wall purchase while reducing lifetime cost-of-ownership.

The Planar® DirectLight® Ultra™ Series was voted a Systems Contractor News Installation Product Award winner in 2022.

For more information about the award-winning Planar Luminate Ultra W Series or Planar DirectLight Pro Series, visit