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Mar 26, 2013

Planar Releases 3D BIM Models of LCD Displays and Video Walls through Autodesk Seek

Today, Planar Systems, Inc. announced that 3D Building Information Modeling (BIM) models of select Planar large format LCD displays and video walls are now available free through the Autodesk® Seek web service. Autodesk Seek allows architects, engineers, and designers to easily find, preview and download 3D models of Planar displays. They can then incorporate these models into their building plans without having to create the models themselves. According to a report by McGraw-Hill Construction titled, “The Business Value of BIM in North America: Multi-Year Trend Analysis and User Ratings (2007-2012),”  BIM adoption has grown 500% in the past years More…
Mar 07, 2013

See Planar’s Clarity Matrix at The Armory Show in New York City

Diana Thater is a featured artist presented by David Zwirner at The Armory Show 2013, opening today and continuing through Sunday, March 10th.  The artist’s solo presentation at the gallery’s booth #701 features of three new video walls made up of nine monitors each.  The eye-catching video walls consist of a 3x3 configuration of Clarity® Matrix™ tiled LCD video displays from Planar Systems integrated by Peter Andros and Video Visions.  According to the gallery, the work is entitled Day for Night, and “each of the video walls presents footage of purple clematis flowers shot in 16mm film using several camera techniques, including in-camera double More…
Mar 06, 2013

Planar Selected for Art Installation at Storefront’s 30th Anniversary Gala

Storefront for Art and Architecture celebrated its 30th anniversary on March 1st with a gala and silent auction at 5 Beekman Street in New York City prior to the planned restoration that will transform it to a luxury hotel property in the coming months. Storefront selected Planar displays, Clarity® Matrix™ LCD flat panels, and placed them on the ground facing up towards the towering 9-story atrium. They were spaced out amidst a paper art installation and running a loop of imagery. It was visible from a walking path on the ground floor and also from balcony views from the 9th floor, where the party was held. Coming off the successful exhibition at the More…
Feb 07, 2013

Introducing Clarity Matrix LX46HD and LX55HD

Planar is pleased to announce two new models joining the Clarity® Matrix™ LCD Video Wall family. The Clarity Matrix LX46HD and LX55HD extend the award-winning Clarity Matrix portfolio with new 46” and 55” models. Both models feature full HD resolution, LED backlighting and a mere 5.5mm tiled bezel width. These two models feature standard brightness of 450 nits for controlled ambient lighting and lighter usage environments. Key Features 46” and 55” 1920 x 1080 Resolution 450 Nits Brightness Included EasyAxis™ Mounting System Off-board electronics and power supplies Big Picture Plus Processing Optional ERO™ and multi-touch More…
Nov 06, 2012

Clarity Matrix Installation Featured in Signage Solutions Magazine

The September/October issue of Signage Solutions Magazine features an article on the Clarity Matrix installation at the New York Historical Society Museum & Library – the installation, by Planar Reseller partner Electrosonic, features a 5x2 Clarity Matrix MX55 video wall in portrait orientation. Upon entrance to the facility, visitors see the Clarity Matrix video wall with historical art displayed on the wall and the video wall comes to life when a visitor stands in front of the wall – sounds can be heard and the image begins to move, making the painting come to life.Check out Planar’s full profile on our Case Study app: More…
Oct 17, 2012

Planar Clarity Matrix Video Wall Wins 2012 HTSA Award for Technology Innovation

Planar Systems Clarity® Matrix™ Video Wall took home an award for Technology Innovation at the annual Home Technology Specialists of America awards night.   Greg Caves, Runco/Planar Systems North American Sales Manager-Residential Channel was in attendance and received the award from Bob Hana, HTSA Managing Director and former President of Runco International.   For more information about Planar Clarity Matrix LCD Video Walls, click here.   For more information about HTSA, click here.
Sep 14, 2012

Clarity Matrix MultiTouch Video Wall System

Planar is pleased to announce its second generation interactive LCD video wall, the Clarity® Matrix™ MultiTouch Video Wall System. Planar’s Clarity Matrix MultiTouch utilizes a touch sensor frame around the edge of the video wall allowing multiple users to touch and use gestures to interact with content on the video wall. Clarity Matrix MultiTouch utilizes Planar's ERO™ (Extended Ruggedness and Optics™) technology to provide a modular, near seamless touch surface that protects the LCD screens. Clarity Matrix MultiTouch incorporates the latest touch technology to enable up to 32 touch points simultaneously across the video wall. This allows multiple More…