2016

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Jul 14, 2016

Clarity Matrix MultiTouch LCD Video Wall

The Clarity® Matrix™ MultiTouch LCD Video Wall enables up to 32 touch points, allowing multiple users to simultaneously interact with the video wall without affecting other users. See how it works in this feature video from InfoComm 2016.
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Jul 11, 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…
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Jun 23, 2016

Thank you for visiting InfoComm 2016

Leyard and Planar, a Leyard company showcased a number of innovative displays at InfoComm 2016 in Las Vegas. Check out this InfoComm 2016 Overview video!  
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Jun 20, 2016

The Contradiction of Creativity

There was a recent article in Advertising Age sponsored by USA Today that asked advertising executives what “Creativity” meant to them. Responses ran the gamut. Below are some examples: “Creativity is surprise and delight”“Creativity is taking existing things and recombining them in ways that are completely new and fresh.”“True creative is original, which is a very high standard.”“To me, creativity is something that sparks the imagination [about a brand] in an ingenious way.”“Creativity is leaving an old belief behind.” My sister, who is an artist, is fond of saying “creativity is messy.” And I think that gets to the heart of the mythology of More…
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Jun 14, 2016

Live from InfoComm 2016

Live from InfoComm 2016, Jennifer Davis, Chief Marketing Officer for Leyard and Vice President of Marketing and Product Strategy for Planar Systems, discusses diversity and innovation in the AV Industry. 
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Jun 01, 2016

Build a Transparent Video Wall with Planar LookThru

Since its introduction last Fall, the Planar® LookThru™ Transparent OLED Display has been recognized as a very cool transparent product – both by end users and industry leaders, and has inspired a vision for digital storyboards for museums, retail stores, hotel lobbies, concert halls and the like. Today, we take it one step further by offering a range of components to simplify multi-display tiling in flat or corner configurations. In short, we are enabling the construction of transparent video walls which provide glasses-free augmented reality with this new, cutting-edge technology. In addition, we now offers Base Plates to secure the LookThru More…
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May 25, 2016

Headsetlessness

People love the idea of virtual reality, but may object to strapping a phone to their nose.  So, how can you get that augmented reality look without awkward (and unsanitary) headsets obscuring customers’ view of your live product? Planar® LookThru™, of course! It’s headset free. It’s available today. Content is easy to create in a standard resolution.  It’s never been easier.
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Apr 07, 2016

The Truth about the "Wow Factor"

“Wow” is something you get once. You don’t get it the second time. Repeat visitors can get bored and tune out the thing that originally stopped them in their tracks. Every brand and retailer wants a “Wow” effect in their space. And that is less about the installation (although a large scale or uniquely shaped installation with great visual performance is critical) and more about the long-term content strategy.