Is The End Near for LCD Video Walls? An Interview With Planar’s Adam Schmidt

April 9, 2020

By Futuresource Consulting Samsung recently announced that it will stop the production of tiled LCD video wall products. Though, they will supply ordered LCD video walls until the end of 2020. We spoke with Planar Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Pro Services Adam Schmidt to discuss this shift and gather from this fellow […]

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Leyard Planar Enters microLED Market With 0.6-mm 8K Display

February 11, 2020

At ISE 2020, Leyard Planar has introduced an ultra-fine pitch LED display with a 0.6-millimeter video wall featuring microLED, which was previously previewed at CES 2020. The display measures 216 inches and features 8K resolution.In addition to the 0.6-millimeter technology demonstration, Leyard Planar showed other fine pitch LED innovations, including the next-generation DirectLight X LED […]

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Planar Adds Lainie Mataras to US Sales Team

January 13, 2020

Planar is expanding the company’s U.S. sales force with the addition of Lainie Mataras. Lainie joins the company’s Northeast team as business development manager. She will leverage her extensive professional network to foster relationships with consultant partners and further develop Planar’s consultant program. Lainie brings more than 25 years of experience in the commercial AV […]

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Extron Launches Quantum Ultra Certification Program, Planar Offers First Certified Displays

January 8, 2020

Extron has launched the Extron Quantum Ultra Certification program. The company is working with display manufacturers to guarantee consistent, stable presentation of source content when using professional displays with the Quantum Ultra 4K video wall processor. Displays that pass an extensive testing program are identified as Quantum Ultra Certified. Planar is the first video wall […]

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Gary Kayye’s Favorite InfoComm Booth Tours — and His LinkedIn LIVE Show Floor Tour, Too!

June 28, 2019

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE doing booth tours at trade shows. And, I try to do as many of them as possible at trade shows. I enjoy understanding the design and “flow” of the booth — and, a lot of manufacturers are now theming booths pretty creatively. But, MOST OF ALL, I love seeing all the […]

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Leyard and Planar Are at Digital Signage Expo 2019

March 27, 2019

Today, Leyard and Planar announced the display technologies they will demonstrate at booth #1822 at the 2019 Digital Signage Expo (DSE), March 27-28. In addition, company Vice President of Research and Development Samantha Phenix will join a panel discussion focused on the future of display technologies at the event. Featured at the DSE 2019, the […]

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Webinar | The State of the LED Market: From Stadiums to Boardrooms

September 27, 2018

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. LED has experienced explosive market growth over the past three years. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find any other display technology that’s experienced the market growth that LED has. And it’s not Just for stadiums, arenas and billboard anymore. Now, LEDs are […]

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Leyard and Planar Announce Video Wallapalooza Event Series

September 21, 2018

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM LEYARD PLANAR Leyard and Planar plan to visit 11 U.S. locations with its third annual Video Wallapalooza event series during the fall 2018 season. The road show plans to bring the latest in ultra-fine pitch and standard pitch LED video wall technology from Leyard. Planar LCD video walls, 4K […]

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Leyard and Planar Acquire eyevis

April 17, 2018

Today Leyard and Planar announced the intent to acquire eyevis, a manufacturer of visual display solutions. Through this geographic expansion, the companies will better serve customers in EMEA with combined marketing, sales, installation support and customer service. eyevis, a German manufacturer of large screen systems, is a provider and integrator of visualization systems for professional applications in control rooms, broadcast, virtual reality […]

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Leyard and Planar Expand Leyard DirectLight LED Video Wall System Line

February 7, 2018

At Integrated Systems Europe, Leyard and Planar announced they are expanding its Leyard DirectLight LED Video Wall System product line to include the smallest fine pitch LED video wall display in the industry: a pixel pitch of just 0.7 millimeters. The is significant as the so-called pixel-pitch of an LCD monitor would be approximately the equivalent of .67mm — so this is nearly the identical resolution […]

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