Clemson News
Oct 19, 2016

Planar is first Sustaining Innovation Partner at Clemson Watt Center

Planar, a Leyard company and global leader in display and digital signage technology, has become the first Sustaining Innovation Partner for Clemson University’s Watt Family Innovation Center with a gift-in-kind of more than $1 million worth of cutting-edge display technology. The newly combined company supplied the Watt Center with 191 large format, high resolution interactive LCD displays and 12 LCD video walls, including the video wall in the auditorium. It is one of the largest interactive LCD video walls the company has implemented. Planar displays are front and center in the building’s ultra-modern main lobby. Each classroom, hallway and study More…
Jun 15, 2015

Planar Showcases Its Broadest Range of Video Walls at InfoComm 2015

Planar Systems, Inc. today announced it will feature its most diverse range of video walls to date at InfoComm 2015, including the newly launched Planar® DirectLight™ LED Video Wall System and Planar® RA Series. Planar video walls are optimized for a wide range of resolution needs, budgets, lighting environments, viewing distances and maintenance requirements—offering something for every customer. Selections are tailored for nearly every setting including retail stores, airports, hotels, corporate lobbies, control rooms and public spaces. “A leader in the video wall market, Planar continues to innovate at a rapid pace,” said Jennifer Davis, vice More…
Jul 02, 2013

Clarity Matrix MultiTouch Video Wall Wins Prestigious Commercial Integrator BEST Award at InfoComm 2013

Planar’s Clarity® Matrix™ MultiTouch Video Wall has earned a Commercial Integrator BEST award in the Video Wall Solution category based on innovation, functionality, competitive advantages, and benefits to commercial integrators.  A panel of industry experts, integrators and editors from Commercial Integrator, a publication dedicated to addressing the business needs of professional integrators, chose the winners and made the announcement at InfoComm 2013.  The Clarity Matrix MultiTouch is a highly accurate touch screen video wall that provides a powerful, but easy-to-use platform to help users better interact, communicate and collaborate.  Utilizing More…
Jun 20, 2013

Planar Offers Continuing Education Class about Video Walls for Architects and Designers

Planar, in cooperation with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced it has launched a new continuing education credit class entitled Designing Media Walls: Imagery, Video and Information on Digital Canvases. Planar recently became an AIA Cornerstone Partner, and will offer the Continuing Education System (CES) class to AIA’s nearly 80,000 members. The free class, which was created for architects and interior designers, offers a primer on video wall technology. Specifically, participants will learn: Function and components of a video wall system Detailed technical specifications of a video wall Key design considerations for More…
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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 11, 2013

Coverage in Commercial Integrator Magazine

The Clarity® Matrix™ 3D CAVE2 installation at University of Illinois Chicago received terrific coverage in Commercial Integrator Magazine. The review includes quotes saying, "After courting flat panel manufacturers, EVL was won over by Planar even though at first “we knew little about them,” Leigh says, but “they had developed some cool 3D visualization hardware.” The article also states that the CAVE2 project created a competitive edge for the University and is “ambitious technology.” The coverage included compliments on the design of the EasyAxis mount, with the customer commenting, “Planar’s EasyAxis™ feature on the Clarity Matrix flat panels, 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…
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.