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Feb 20, 2018

The Digital Plan Table Comes of Age

In the world of design and construction, the dream of paperless workflow has been slow to materialize. The plan revision process remains mired in sharpies, yellow pads, highlighters, and hundreds of pages of plans and specs. Digital workflows have promised improved communication, faster estimating, more reliable version control, reductions in printing costs, and improved accountability. The missing link has been a powerful combination of hardware and software that brings it all together. Enter the digital plan table. What is a digital plan table? Combine a large-format 4K multi-touch display with a PC and estimating, mark-up, change management and More…
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Nov 09, 2017

How do you Organize, Access & Manage your BIM Content?

Architects, engineers and contractors are challenged with ever-changing digital building content. Now that 3D design tools like Revit and SketchUp are commonplace, there are numerous online content libraries and building product manufacturers are creating 3D objects faster than ever. These tools offer numerous benefits to building design and construction, but the processes introduce all new types of headaches. Here are some common BIM content challenges: BIM content is often inaccurate, incomplete, or outdated causing potential legal liability Security and access control are major concerns and use of external content is high-risk Folder More…
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Jul 04, 2017

AIA Chapter Offices Feature Planar Displays

Planar video walls, touch screen monitors and large-format LCD displays are utilized by several AIA chapter offices across the US. They are used in exhibits, meeting spaces and lobbies in applications from digital signage and donor information to training and design collaboration. Below are a few examples. AIA Denver – This chapter office features a Clarity® Matrix® tiled LCD video wall in their meeting space. They use it to display exhibit information, an events calendar, member profiles, and presentations. This 2x2 video wall configuration allows the chapter to display one image across all the panels, or four separate images, making it ideal for More…
Jul 04, 2017

Revit Files Now Available on UNIFI Connect

Leyard and Planar have partnered with UNIFI Connect to make our Revit content library available to global Architectural Firms, Engineering Firms, Contractors and Operators (AECO) via UNIFI Connect, a globally available cloud-based portal for premium quality BIM content. Directly tied to UNIFI’s industry-leading BIM content management software that is leveraged by leading AECO firms across the world, UNIFI Connect provides a secure and unique workflow for designers to access and insert building product manufacturer content directly into Autodesk Revit models. Designers can simultaneously browse content from their internal, firm-based libraries More…
Jun 14, 2017

Technologie tactile

La technologie tactile fournit une interface rapide et intuitive pour simplifier les interactions avec les utilisateurs finaux. Les utilisateurs peuvent simplement toucher l'affichage pour effectuer des sélections. Aucun clavier n'est requis, ce qui permet d'économiser de l'espace précieux. Il existe plusieurs technologies tactiles disponibles qui améliorent l'expérience client lorsqu'elles sont utilisées dans des environnements publics tels que les points de vente ou d’information. Pour une description plus complète des technologies tactiles, reportez-vous à notre livre blanc sur les technologies tactiles. Les solutions tactiles de Leyard More…
Jun 13, 2017

Tecnologia Touch

La tecnologia touch fornisce un interfaccia rapida ed intuitiva per semplificare le interazioni di designer ed utente finale. Chi utilizza uno schermo touch può semplicemente toccare il display per effettuare la propria scelta. Non è richiesto l’utilizzo di alcuna tastiera, si risparmia così spazio prezioso. Le diverse tecnologie Touch disponibili sul mercato facilitano le scelte dei clienti ; vengono utilizzate in punti vendita ed in zone pubbliche ad alto traffico consentendo di effettuare ordini e velocizzare la fruizione delle informazioni. Grazie a questa tecnologia l’utente finale può richedere facilmente informazioni o effettuare transazioni More…
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Jun 08, 2017

Touch Technology

Touch technology provides a fast and intuitive interface to simplify designer and end user interactions. Users can simply touch the display to make selections. No keyboard is required, saving valuable space. There are various touch technologies available which enhance customer experience when used in point-of-sale, point-of-purchase, and high traffic public access environments, enabling them to seek information or perform on-site transactions. For a more thorough description of touch technologies refer to our white paper on Touch Technologies. Leyard's touch solutions incorporate the latest in infrared touch technologies. With one to 32 touch More…