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Jun 12, 2019

Leyard and Planar Showcase Broadest Selection of LED Display Solutions at InfoComm 2019

ORLANDO, Fla., June 12, 2019 – Today, Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, demonstrated ongoing leadership in the LED display market by showcasing their widest range of award-winning LED display solutions, including the new Leyard® TVF Complete™, along with other display innovations, at the Leyard and Planar InfoComm 2019 booth #3143. “Our comprehensive portfolio of cutting-edge LED display solutions offers something for every customer, including those looking for a more plug and play experience,” said Steve Seminario, vice president of product marketing at Leyard and Planar. “The new Leyard TVF Complete is a seamless high More…
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Mar 19, 2019

Portland Timbers, Portland Thorns FC Choose Leyard LED Video Screens Powered by Lighthouse for Installation at Providence Park

PORTLAND, Ore., Mar. 20, 2019 – Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, today announced that the Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns FC professional soccer clubs have selected Leyard and Lighthouse Technologies Ltd., for five video screens in their transformed Providence Park stadium in downtown Portland. The installation is the first resulting from the new partnership between Leyard and Lighthouse formed in late 2018. The installation encompasses five video screens aimed at heightening the fan experience when Providence Park re-opens this summer, highlighted by a signature new LED board/scoreboard behind the south goal that More…
Mar 07, 2019

Leyard and Planar to Serve as Exclusive Digital Signage Sponsor of Jumpstart 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. – Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, announced the companies will serve as the premier sponsor of Jumpstart 2019, starting with the Lessons in Strategy workshop taking place March 11-13 in Dallas, Texas. Jumpstart 2019 Lessons in Strategy workshop is a two-day team learning experience designed for owners, partners, management and the next generation of leaders in live events technology and services. Attendees will learn how to express company goals in strategic terms that everyone can understand, tie business strategy to financial results and develop strategic thinking skills that can be applied to their More…
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Feb 08, 2018

NBC Olympics Selects Leyard for its Production of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Leyard to provide fine pitch LED video walls for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 8 - February 25. The announcement was made today by Michael Sheehan, Coordinating Director, NBC Olympics, and Adam Schmidt, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Leyard International. Leyard will provide three Leyard® TWS Series LED video walls for the set within the International Broadcast Center. The Leyard video walls include a 43-foot wide by 13-foot tall video wall comprised of 196 displays, a 16-foot wide by More…
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Feb 01, 2018

Leyard and Planar Introduce the Leyard VersaLight Series, a new family of modular LED displays designed for digital signage

Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, today introduced the Leyard® VersaLight™ Series, a highly versatile family of LED video wall displays that can turn even the most challenging environments into dramatic, inspirational video walls. The new modular line of indoor and outdoor LED digital signage displays offers stunning picture quality and ultra-reliable performance in a variety of pixel pitches—from 2.5 to 8 millimeters.  “We are seeing strong customer demand for a versatile LED solution that can fit into and enhance more public spaces, “said Steve Seminario, vice president of product marketing at Leyard and Planar. “The More…
Nov 14, 2017

NBC Olympics Selects Leyard for its Production of 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Leyard to provide fine pitch LED video walls for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which will take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 9 - 25, 2018. The announcement was made today by Michael Sheehan, Coordinating Director, NBC Olympics. Leyard will provide multiple LED video walls for NBC’s broadcast sets in PyeongChang, South Korea. “We’re incredibly excited about the Leyard technology we will be using for our coverage of the PyeongChang Games,” said Sheehan. “As was the case with NBC Olympics’ coverage of the Rio Games, Leyard displays will help us take More…
Leyard LED MultiTouch NAB Awards News
May 04, 2017

Leyard LED MultiTouch Video Wall Wins Three Best of Show Awards at NAB 2017

Leyard, a global leader in visualization products and Planar, a Leyard company and global leader in display and digital signage technology, received three of the broadcast industry’s most prestigious technology honors at the 2017 National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB) last week in Las Vegas. NewBay Media awarded the Leyard® LED MultiTouch interactive LED video wall its fourth annual Best of Show Awards, presented by TV Technology, Video Edge and Digital Video. “Leyard is delighted to be recognized for its groundbreaking LED advancements. The response to our new Leyard LED MultiTouch interactive LED video wall has been incredible,” said Steve More…
LED Touch News
Apr 24, 2017

Leyard and Planar Launch the Industry’s First Seamless LED Touch-Enabled Video Wall at NAB 2017

Today at the 2017 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, Leyard, a global leader in visualization products and Planar, a Leyard company launched the Leyard® LED MultiTouch, the industry’s first seamless LED touch-enabled video wall. This proprietary multi-touch solution revolutionizes interactivity for narrow pixel pitch LED video walls without the disadvantages of front glass—offering a seamless, smooth, lightweight and durable LED touch surface that delivers superior visual performance enabled by the patent-pending Leyard® PLTS™ (Pliable LED Touch Surface™) technology. “Up until now, adding touch to a high resolution LED video wall was an More…
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Nov 01, 2016

Leyard Launches Next-Generation DirectLight LED Video Wall Line

Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, today unveiled its next-generation Leyard® DirectLight® Series of fine pitch LED video wall displays, extending the company’s worldwide market leadership in fine pitch LED video walls. The new series builds on the success of the award-winning Planar® DirectLight® LED Video Wall family launched in March 2015. The new Leyard DirectLight Series dramatically expands upon the original award-winning product family by enabling ultra-slim, front service installations in more indoor environments, delivering industry-leading resolution with sub-1 millimeter pixel pitch clarity and providing reliability More…
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Oct 12, 2016

LED Industry Veteran Joins Leyard as Chief Scientist

Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, today announced that the company has hired LED industry veteran Nedi Nadershahi. Nadershahi will serve as principal scientist in Leyard’s research and development department based in the United States, leading design efforts for the company’s next-generation LED video wall architecture. Nadershahi comes to Leyard with a 30-year history in the proAV and IT industries, most recently as chief technology officer of SiliconCore Technology, a manufacturer of LED displays and laser diode controls. While at SiliconCore, Nadershahi was instrumental in introducing a family of LED pulse width modulation (PWM) More…