Planar Systems Acquires NaturalPoint

November 8, 2016

Planar Systems, a Leyard company, announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire NaturalPoint, a company that’s in the optical tracking and motion capture solutions markets, for $125 million in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition brings Planar closer to strategic opportunities in augmented and virtual reality and in other market […]

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Planar Debuts Family of Seamless, Fine-Pitch LED Video Walls

March 17, 2015

Planar Systems announced the Planar DirectLight LED Video Wall System that is available in four resolutions ranging from 1.6 to 3.1 millimeter pitch. The Planar DirectLight LED Video Wall family is designed for indoor environments, including well-lit public spaces and corporate lobbies, as well as light-controlled conference rooms, auditoriums and control rooms. And, Planar says […]

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Planar to Unveil Cutting-Edge Transparent OLED Technology at Integrated Systems Europe 2015

February 5, 2015

Planar Systems will be demo’ing their new transparent OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) technology at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2015. Since the 55” prototype at ISE will use OLED, and it’s designed to be a see-through display, there’s no need for a backlight or enclosure like you have in a standard transparent LCD. This will […]

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Planar Debuts 98″ 4K Touch Screen LCD Display

December 10, 2014

Planar Systems’ new UltraRes Touch is a 4K resolution 98” touch-screen LCD display. The Planar UltraRes 98” Touch combines a multi-touch (32 simultaneous touch points), has 500-nit brightness and offers 3840×2160 resolution. Integrated with Planar’s ERO (Extended Ruggedness and Optics) — an optical bonding technology is designed for safeguarding in high-traffic and long-term use applications. […]

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Planar Adds Two New Ultra-Narrow Bezel Models

October 22, 2014

Planar Systems today announced two new “ultra-narrow” bezel LCD models in its line of Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall System with G2 Architecture: a 46” model with 800 nits brightness and a 55” model with 500 nits brightness. The new models feature a tiled bezel width of just 3.7 millimeter (0.15 inches) between adjacent LCD […]

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Planar Intros Cost-Effective Digital Signage Displays

September 23, 2013

Planar Systems introduced this month the Planar Simplicity Series line of large format LCD displays, which the company says is its most affordable digital signage display option yet, with prices starting at $595. The series combine a slim, professional design with content playback capabilities and a full range of commercial features. They also offer built-in […]

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Planar Announces Lower Cost Narrow Bezel LCD Video Wall Display

July 3, 2013

At InfoComm 2013, Planar Systems, Inc. announced the Planar PS5580, a 55″ budget-priced narrow bezel LCD video wall display. The Planar PS5580 is a 55” ultra-slim, narrow bezel LCD display with advanced video wall capabilities, commercial-grade features and LED backlight technology. Features include: 6-7 millimeter bezel width Full high-definition 1920×1080 resolution 400 nit brightness Edge-lit […]

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Planar Helium Debuts

September 24, 2012

Today, Planar Systems will launch something called Helium – family of multi-touch desktop monitors designed specifically to work with Microsoft Windows 8-connected Ultrabook, tablet or desktop PC. The Planar Helium family debuts with a 27-inch model (model PCT2785) that customers can simply plug the monitor directly into their Ultrabook, tablet or desktop PC, and everything works right out of the box – […]

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Planar Launches First Thin Video Wall, Targets New Market

February 13, 2012

Planar Systems has launched a new product line that targets a totally new market for integrators. The Planar Mosaic has three flat panel tiles, including a new square LCD, and is specifically targeted at the architectural wall coverings market. If you have no idea what we’re talking about, a prototype exhibit of the Planar Mosaic […]

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Planar Systems to Announce New Clarity Narrow Bezel Display at InfoComm

June 5, 2009

Although they won’t release specific details, Clarity plans to release a — you guessed it — 46” narrow bezel LCD monitor following NEC, Barco and Samsung’s announcements last month.  With a 7.3-mm image-to-image gap, the display is to be called the Clarity Matrix and will feature redundant power supplies, built-in networking and what Clarity claims […]

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