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Jan 21, 2020

Planar Video Walls Attain Extron Quantum Ultra Certification

Planar, a global leader in visualization products, today announced the completion of successful certification efforts with Extron. Planar supported Extron in completing rigorous compatibility testing between Quantum Ultra and the award-winning Planar® DirectLight® X LED Video Wall System and Clarity® Matrix® G3 LCD Video Wall System. Extron’s new Quantum Ultra Certified Program ensures certified video walls and displays have passed the company’s comprehensive tests for compatible feature support and stability, EDID (Extended Display Identification Data) management and overall interoperability. Extron worked closely with Planar to test, validate and More…
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Nov 12, 2019

Planar Expands Rental and Staging Portfolio with Planar VS Series LED Displays

PORTLAND, Ore, Nov. 12, 2019 – Planar, global leaders in visualization products, today announced the launch of the Planar® VS Series, a full-featured series of rental and staging LED video wall displays built for easy assembly and transport, adaptability to diverse environments and fast serviceability. The new product line will be on display at Live Design International (LDI) 2019. Offered in 2.5, 3.9 and 4.8 millimeter pixel pitches, the new Planar VS Series is aimed at rental and staging professionals who assemble video walls for events, concerts and mobile studio backdrops. The LED displays have been built from the ground up to address the More…
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Oct 15, 2019

Planar and Hypersign Partner to Create Unique Offering for Resellers, Customers

NEW YORK, N.Y., October 15, 2019 – Today, Planar, global leaders in visualization products, announced a strategic partnership with Hypersign, representing the best-in-class display manufacturer with the best-in-class visual communications provider. Focused on North America with plans to expand to global markets, this unique offering will be sold through integration and distribution channel partners. Developed in response to a customer recommendation after an installation at Clemson University, this partnership empowers both companies to serve the channel with strong distribution relationships and broad coverage of resellers. Combining Planar's More…
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Oct 09, 2019

Planar Announce New Showrooms Bolstering U.S. Presence and Customer Engagement

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 9, 2019 – Planar, global leaders in visualization products, announced the addition of two showrooms in Irvine, California, and Oakland, California, further expanding the company’s U.S. presence by providing 10 North American showrooms where local sales and product teams can showcase the company’s latest developments and innovations in display technology to local customers. The introduction of the company’s California showrooms demonstrates Planar’s commitment to ongoing leadership in the video wall market and innovation to meet the diverse and growing needs of today’s customers. The company’s showrooms in Irvine and Oakland also More…
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Sep 10, 2019

Planar To Showcases Comprehensive Portfolio of Broadcast Solutions at IBC 2019

Planar, a global leader in visualization products, announced it will showcase a variety of cutting-edge displays at IBC 2019 including a smoothly curved 90 degree angled LED video wall, on-camera LED display solutions with advancements in color definition and image quality, as well as an innovative transparent OLED display solution. "These offerings represent our most extensive set of solutions for the broadcast market yet," said Hans van Houdt, Business Development Manager for broadcast at Planar Europe. "We’ve been hard at work over the past year developing the highest quality media experience aimed at propelling our broadcast customers to the More…
Aug 20, 2019

Planar Named No. 1 Global Leader in Narrow Pixel Pitch LED Video Wall and Broader LED Markets

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 20, 2019 – Today, Planar, global leader in visualization products announced the company was named the No.1 market share leader in the $2.6 billion narrow pixel pitch LED video wall market, and the No. 1 market share leader in Americas LCD control room applications within the $4.7 billion LCD video wall market, according to the 2019 Video Wall Display Solutions Report by Futuresource Consulting. The highly anticipated annual Video Wall Display Solutions Report by Futuresource Consulting was published in July 2019, covering the performance of narrow pixel pitch LED, narrow bezel LCD and rear-projection for calendar year 2018. As a More…
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Jul 23, 2019

Planar Doubles the Available Models of the Popular Planar VM Series LCD Video Wall Line

PORTLAND, Ore., July 23, 2019 – Today, Planar, global leaders in visualization products, introduced four new offerings to the company's Planar® VM Series line of LCD video wall displays. Featuring the industry's smallest bezels and a new 49-inch size, the new models broaden the Planar VM Series offering and add state-of-the-art tiled bezel performance. "Our expansion of the Planar VM Series line is an acknowledgement of its popularity to date." said Steve Seminario, vice president of product marketing at Planar. "The new models share the Planar VM Series' all-in-one, high performance design but add new choices designed to fit more customer More…
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Jul 17, 2019

Planar Delivers World-Class Video Experience for Timbers and Thorns FC Fans at Providence Park

PORTLAND, Ore., July 17, 2019 – Planar, global leaders in visualization products, today announced that the iconic home venue for the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer and Portland Thorns FC of the National Women's Soccer League, includes a massive display technology installation aimed at heightening the fan experience. With corporate headquarters and a manufacturing facility located just miles away in Hillsboro, Oregon, Planar embraced the opportunity to help equip the hometown teams with the highest quality video displays on the market. The newly remodeled stadium features six Lighthouse LED video screens following a partnership formed in More…
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Jul 02, 2019

Leyard To Open EMEA Headquarters and Showroom in Germany, along with New Showrooms in Dubai and Moscow

Reutlingen, Germany, 02, July, 2019 – Today, Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, announced it relocated its EMEA headquarters and showroom to Reutlingen, Germany, formerly eyevis' headquarters, and opened new showrooms in Dubai and Moscow. "The Leyard EMEA headquarters and showroom benefits from Reutlingen as a leading economic region not only in Germany but also Europe, and coincides with the full integration of eyevis and Teracue into our brand companies, which includes Planar," said Thorsten Lipp, chief operating officer and acting CEO, Leyard EMEA. "Our combined expertise in manufacturing, marketing, sales and customer service More…
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Jun 20, 2019

Planar Named Best of Show Award Winner at InfoComm 2019

Planar, global leaders in visualization products, are the proud recipients of two of the professional audio visual industry’s most prestigious technology honors at InfoComm 2019 in Orlando. The Planar® DirectLight® X LED Video Wall System was awarded ‘Best of Show’ winner for InfoComm 2019 by AV Technology, while Planar® CarbonLight™ LED Displays were named ‘Best of Show’ winner by Rental & Staging Systems. “It is a tremendous honor to receive recognition for our groundbreaking Planar DirectLight X and Planar CarbonLight displays,” said Steve Seminario, vice president of product marketing at Planar. “Planar DirectLight X was a showstopper at More…