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Sep 14, 2021

New Planar Luxe MicroLED Awarded 2021 CEDIA Best of Show

Planar, a global leader in visualization products, is pleased to announce that the company was honored with a 2021 CEDIA Best of Show Award. Residential Systems named the new Planar® Luxe MicroLED one of the most unique and innovative products available today, evaluating the product through the lens of the residential integrator. Announced last month with the release of Planar Lifestyle Displays, Planar Luxe MicroLED delivers outstanding, seamless video performance, while providing customers with a complete package that is aimed at effortlessly enriching luxury spaces. In addition to seamlessly integrating with architectural elements and More…
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Aug 31, 2021

Planar Joins Forces with Azione Unlimited

PORTLAND, Ore., August 31, 2021 - Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today announced a partnership with Azione Unlimited, The Smart Home Association™ for custom integrators and manufacturers in the United States and Canada. As a new vendor, Planar will provide unmatched products and installation services that are designed to help enrich luxury environments and transform viewing experiences for Azione's buying group of custom installers and technology professionals. Through the partnership, Azione members will have access to the new and industry-leading Planar Lifestyle Displays. The family includes Planar® Luxe MicroLED and Planar® More…
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Aug 25, 2021

New Planar Lifestyle Displays Deliver Unmatched Visual Experiences for Luxury Environments

PORTLAND, Ore., August 25, 2021 - Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today announced the release of Planar Lifestyle Displays, a combination of large-scale LED displays and superior installation services that enrich luxury environments. Supporting large indoor spaces, the Planar Lifestyle Displays premieres with two lines, Planar® Luxe MicroLED and Planar® Luxe. The premium Planar Luxe MicroLED includes professional-grade, ultra-fine pitch MicroLED displays, while Planar Luxe presents large-scale, fine pitch LED displays. Both solutions are designed to deliver outstanding, seamless video performance, while providing customers with a More…
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Aug 09, 2021

Planar Named 2021 Spaces4Learning New Product Award Winner

Planar, a global leader in visualization products, is pleased to announce that the company has received two Spaces4Learning New Product Awards. Planar® MGP Series fine pitch LED video wall displays were named a platinum award winner in the technology category for AV equipment and digital signage, while Planar® HB Series Huddle Board large format LCD displays were voted a platinum award winner in the technology category for remote learning. "Planar is proud to have the Planar MGP Series and Planar HB Series Huddle Board both recognized as leading innovations in today's education community," said Steve Seminario, vice president of product development More…
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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…