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Sep 12, 2016

Leaders Participate in TAO Tech Exec Auction for STEM Education

The Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) is hosting an auction to benefit STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education programs. These educational programs play a key role in the sustained growth and stability of the economy and are a critical component to the future success of the Oregon and Southwest Washington technology industry. STEM education creates critical thinkers, increases science literacy, and enables the next generation of innovators. This year TAO announced their first annual Tech Exec Online Auction to benefit the work of STEM education programs Innovate Oregon, iUrbanTeen, Oregon Robotics, and Portland More…
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Sep 05, 2016

Leyard at the Rio Olympics

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, selected Leyard to provide fine pitch LED video wall solutions for its production of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Three Leyard® TVH Series LED video walls were featured on the NBC Olympics set within the International Broadcast Center in Rio and one Leyard TVH Series LED video wall for NBC’s outdoor Copacabana Studio in Brazil. The video walls include a 13-foot wide by 13-foot tall Leyard TVH1.9 video wall comprised of 169 displays, as well as an 8-foot wide by 7-foot tall Leyard TVH1.9 video wall made up of 56 displays, both with a 1.9mm pixel pitch for ultra-high More…
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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…
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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…
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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…