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Aug 29, 2016

Strong Enough to Lift a Car

Superheroes from comics, movies, or television shows are often lauded for their strength. The ability to lift a car being a quintessential demonstration. And it turns out that people want display products, especially in the rental and staging market, that are incredibly strong. Superhero strong. When we announced the Leyard® CarbonLight™ LED displays we knew that people would want to create amazing video floors using the CLF models. For a stage floor, we knew it would need to hold up to the weight of dancers and sets. And for auto shows, we knew people would want to park cars on it. Even though the Leyard®CarbonLight™ CLF displays are lightweight, More…

CarbonLight , LED , LED Video Walls

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Aug 22, 2016

Top 4 Reasons You Should Prefer Carbon Fiber for Rental and Staging Displays

All of the Leyard® CarbonLight™ solutions incorporate the use of carbon fiber in their designs. This feature is well known in other industries for providing durable, light-weight solutions and these products are no exception. Before you check out Leyard’s complete line-up of LED displays, here are 4 reasons you should be in favor of carbon fiber: 1. Lightweight At nearly half the mass of other products in the market (ranging anywhere from 38%-65% lighter), the products made with carbon fiber are easy to lift and cheaper to ship. This translates into real profits for rental and staging companies wanting to lower their labor and freight expenses. 2. More…

CarbonLight , Rental , staging

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Aug 15, 2016

Don’t Wait for the Storm to Pass, Display in the Rain

Displays are often used in applications that require outdoor installation, especially during the summer season. Outdoor events such as live concerts and festivals, art shows, auto shows, and various exhibits can pose challenges to sensitive electronic equipment. To make sure the video wall you are selecting will survive the environment, a standards body has developed a rating system, while Planar® and Leyard® have developed the Leyard® CarbonLight™ Series to accommodate your potential protection needs. The International Protection (IP) rating (also known as Ingress Protection rating) explains which types of environments your device is able to More…

IP Rating , outdoor digital signage , CarbonLight

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Aug 08, 2016

Leyard Provides BIM Models to Make Design Simple

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is gaining leverage in the construction industry due to an increasingly digitally driven world. This is impacting clients, designers, and consultants alike. Its ability to increase productivity and help produce high quality work has been the force driving the growing popularity. BIM is used as a replacement to standard 2D modeling systems, and goes further into the building life cycle. The system digitally represents both physical and operational attributes during build projects, making it useful for different functions such as cost, construction, and project management. Combining these into one system increases More…

Leyard TWA Series , touchscreen , digital

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Aug 01, 2016

The 4K Content Chicken and Egg

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? What started out as a meditative aid for Zen Buddhists has become so familiar a question that it’s cliché. If it were created in modern times the question might be: which comes first, content or hardware? Without the content there’s nothing to play on the hardware and without the hardware there’s no reason for the content. More than 4K The move from 1080p (HD) displays to 4K (UHD) displays is similar to the move from SD to HD in that content is lagging behind the hardware. Video creators are slowly adopting the 4K standard as cameras and displays improve. But the biggest difference in the move from HD to 4K More…

4K displays , Planar UltraRes , Planar MediaPlex Plus