Dec 08, 2015

Planar Video Wall Helps Students at the University of Nevada Las Vegas Get into Shape

Planar Systems announced that the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) has installed a Clarity® Matrix™ LCD Video Wall System for a large video wall installation that assists to motivate students at the university’s fitness center to get into shape as they watch programs on a giant video wall. The installation is composed of 12 Clarity Matrix LCD video wall displays that form a six-wide by two-high (6x2) video wall above the first-floor cardio area of the UNLV Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Multiple displays serve up an almost endless stream of sports, news and other television programming, engaging students and keeping them motivated as More…
Nov 27, 2015

Planar and Leyard Merger Complete

Planar Systems, Inc., a global leader in display and digital signage technology, announced on November 27, 2015, that it has closed its sale and become a subsidiary of Leyard Optoelectronic Co., Ltd.  This completes the process that was previously announced on August 12, 2015, when the two organizations entered into a definitive merger agreement. Planar is a global leader in display and digital signage technology, providing premier solutions for the world’s most demanding environments. Retailers, educational institutions, government agencies, businesses, utilities and energy firms, and home theater enthusiasts all depend on Planar to provide superior More…
Nov 20, 2015

New Crestron Modules Now Available for Planar Large Format Displays and Planar RA Series LCD Video Wall Displays

Planar has released new Crestron modules for all Planar® UltraRes™ Series, Planar® UltraLux™ Series, Planar® EP Series, Planar® PS Series, Planar® RA Series, and Planar® Simplicity™ Series models. Crestron Modules are also available for the Clarity® Matrix™ LCD Video Wall System. The modules are available for download on the Crestron website, making it even easier for resellers to integrate and consultants to recommend Planar products. Resellers who do integration have estimated that having these modules will save them hours of programming time, reducing installation time and costs. Learn more about Planar control system modules.    
Nov 18, 2015

Planar Unveils New App to Control Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall System

Planar is pleased to announce the Clarity® Matrix™ App for iOS and Android, which provides flexibility to control the award-winning Clarity® Matrix™ LCD Video Wall System using an iPhone®, iPad® or Android™ device. With the Clarity Matrix App, performing basic day-to-day operations like turning the video wall on/off and recalling video presets has never been easier. With its intuitive interface, the Clarity Matrix App allows users to take full advantage of the Clarity Matrix video wall's built-in functionality, using a device they commonly carry in their pocket and into their meetings. Clarity Matrix App Features: Power on and off the video More…
Nov 17, 2015

SkyPad, Powered by Planar, Draws Visitors into the History and Future of the Space Needle

Seattle’s Space Needle, where the Space Age heritage of this World’s Fair icon is seamlessly integrated with leading edge digital signage technology of today, features a one-of-a-kind Planar video wall installation. Named SkyPad™, the 135-square-foot interactive Clarity® Matrix™ MultiTouch LCD Video Wall showcases the history and evolution of the landmark spire as it provides visitors an opportunity to become part of its future. The result is a stunning visual immersion that highlights both past and present, educating visitors as it enhances their connection with the Pacific Northwest’s best-known architectural landmark. A collaboration between More…
Nov 13, 2015

Leyard presented its high-end LED walls of small pixel pitches during ISR 2015 in Moscow

Leyard innovating the AV industry Leyard enjoyed success at the exhibition InfoComm ISR 2015 in Moscow, which was held from the 28th to  the 30th of November 2015. Offering the latest professional AV and electronic systems technologies to the commercial, professional and residential electronic systems integration industries, Integrated Systems Russia (ISR) is a great show for AV professionals in Russia and CIS countries. The company, with focus on the Russian market, presented products and solutions for different vertical markets such as control rooms or sports facilities.  As LED technology develops, their smallest pixel pitch LED displays More…
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Nov 09, 2015

Leyard displayed innovative solutions at InfoComm MEA 2015

The small pixel pitch TW 1.2 LED display wall highlighted the InfoComm MEA 2015 with its 4K configuration The InfoComm MEA 2015, held in Dubai, 19 – 22 October 2015, is the region´s leading pro-AV and Info-Comm Technology exhibition. It is the right place for industry players and experts to showcase, share, and discuss ideas. It is also the best place for influencers and decision-makers to find the right solutions to develop and improve their business. At InfoComm MEA, Leyard presented the variety of LED solutions through the products of different pixel pitches, specially 1.2mm and 1.6mm. These high-quality small pixel pitch LED display walls are More…
Nov 05, 2015

Planar Sponsors First-Ever OLED Transparent Display Design Competition

Planar Systems is sponsoring the first-ever Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) transparent display design competition, created to stimulate innovative uses of this breakthrough display technology.  The Clear Concept Awards competition, co-sponsored by the SEGD and Digital Signage Expo (DSE) along with Planar Systems, is designed to encourage inspiring new applications for see-through installations, which represent the next wave of digital signage. The grand prize winner of the contest will receive an expenses-paid trip for two to Las Vegas to attend DSE 2016, and will be honored with an award and participation in a panel luncheon celebrating his or More…
Nov 05, 2015

Planar Demonstrates Market Leadership and Innovation with Breakthrough Planar LookThru OLED Transparent Display

Planar Systems has launched the Planar® LookThru™ OLED transparent display, a breakthrough product that creates a new category for see-through displays, achieving the vision of futurists and science fiction filmmakers who have predicted a world filled with clear displays that present video content. The first-of-its-kind Planar LookThru OLED transparent display utilizes cutting-edge Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology to eliminate the need for a backlight or enclosure. Transparent OLED technology overcomes one of the major hurdles to transparent LCD display adoption by making it possible to create truly see-through installations More…
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Oct 19, 2015

Leyard Small Pixel Pitch LED 8K Display Stuns IBC2015

The International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2015 was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from the 11th to the 15th of September. Leyard LED solutions for the broadcasting market shined there again. The products TW1.25, RTVH1.6, and the newly released TW0.9, brought a visual sensation of different pixel pitches. IBC2015 is the most authoritative and the largest professional broadcasting equipment exhibition across Europe. The show attracted the global top-class and high-quality brands and their aim was to show their latest technological achievements alongside the most advanced industry operation ideologies. At IBC2015, Leyard brought high-quality More…