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Dec 07, 2021

Planar DirectLight Ultra Series Named 2021 Best of Market and Readers' Choice Award Winner

Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, is the proud recipient of a 2021 Best of Market Award from AV Technology, a leading resource for audio visual (AV) and information technology (IT), as well as a Readers' Choice Award from rAVe, an AV news organization reporting on the proAV, home AV, rental and staging, education and digital signage industries. Delivering the finest MicroLED pixel pitches and always-on, high resolution display experiences for unmatched visual performances, the Planar® DirectLight® Ultra™ Series was voted one of the best products available in the AV industry today for both award programs. The Planar DirectLight More…
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Nov 16, 2021

Planar Lifestyle Displays Now Offering 100-Inch LCD

PORTLAND, Ore., November 16, 2021 - Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today announced the Planar® Luxe UltraRes™ X 100, the latest addition to the Planar® Lifestyle Displays family. The Planar Luxe UltraRes X 100 is a 100-inch LCD display featuring 700-nit brightness, a wide color gamut perfect for High Dynamic Range (HDR) content and advanced video processing capabilities. Planar Luxe UltraRes X 100 delivers superior image performance for a variety of luxury environments, including media rooms, studios and workspaces as well as hospitality and entertainment venues. The release of Planar Luxe UltraRes X 100 introduces a global More…
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Oct 19, 2021

Planar Announces MicroPalooza 2021 Showroom Tour Series

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 19, 2021 – Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, today announced the MicroPalooza 2021 Tour, a six-city US product tour presenting the company's newest industry-leading display solutions. Running November through mid-December, the showroom event series brings the company's recently released leading-edge LED and LCD display solutions, headlined by the premium Planar® DirectLight® Ultra™ Series with MicroLED technology, on the road, starting in Denver and ending in Los Angeles. As a new variation of the company's successful Video Wallapalooza Roadshow Series, the MicroPalooza 2021 Tour features a special focus on More…
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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 complementing 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 at 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 capture 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…