Planar Announces the Newest Planar UltraRes Series 4K LCD

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Planar Systems has improved not their Planar UltraRes Series of 4K LCDs. The latest Planar UltraRes Series design includes new features available in a 98-inch, an 84-inch and a new 75-inch 4K resolution display that includes built-in Planar MediaPlex Plus Processing for multi-source viewing (four at one time). The 4K 60Hz displays can be driven […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up | An Awesome Speaker from BenQ, cAValry Rides @ ISE 2015? and More!

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There were some big announcements this week and we want to make sure you didn’t miss any of important news from the week. cAValry Rides has announced a campaign to raise funds to get them to ISE in February, BenQ launched an awesome looking and impressive Bluetooth speaker, DSE announced a new show and more! […]

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Planar Debuts 98″ 4K Touch Screen LCD Display

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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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Weekly Wrap-Up Oct 24 | NSCA Announces BLC Speakers, 5 Dumb AV Products, the Disruptive Forces Series and More

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Happy FriYAY! Here are the top stories you have have missed from this week. Corey Moss continues the Disruptive Forces series and features Zoom’s Eric Yuan, we tell you about 5 of the dumbest products on the AV market, InFocus introduces three low-cost 1080p projectors and more. NSCA Announces Speakers for 2015 BLC Disruptive Forces: […]

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Planar Rolls Out Clarity Matrix Video Wall Calculator

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Planar Systems has introduced the Clarity Matrix Video Wall Calculator, a free, online tool that they say simplifies the video wall selection process by simulating for users what their Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall will look like even before they make the purchase by enabling users to configure a LCD video wall for their project, […]

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Planar Intros Next Gen Clarity Matrix With Thinner Bezel, 4K Input, Remote Management

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This week Planar announced the next generation of its Clarity Matrix LCD video wall system, featuring what the company is calling its new G2 Architecture. This new version features several feature upgrades that integrators will appreciate, including a thinner bezel, fewer cables and easier service. The tiled bezel width of the display is now just […]

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Planar Adds 4K 84″ LCD

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Planar’s UltraRes Series is a family of 84″ Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) pro-grade LCD displays integrated with multi-user, multi-touch technology. Planar UltraRes Touch enables six simultaneous points of touch with pinpoint accuracy and support for gesture applications across the most popular operating systems. The displays incorporate Planar’s ERO optically-bonded, low-friction protective glass which provides […]

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InfoComm Spotlight: PLANAR’s Steve Seminario Talks with rAVe RADIO’s Joel Rollins About Where Planar Is and Where It’s Going

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In today’s InfoComm Spotlight Podcast Series, rAVe RADIO’s Joel Rollins sits down and talks to PLANAR’s Senior Director, Global Product Marketing, Steve Seminario. Planar’s latest includes an 84″ 4K display and its Mosaic series of variable-sized flat-panel displays. The Mosaic Series is billed as a set of architectural video displays that are available in sizes […]

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THE WEEK – Episode 30: InfoComm Spotlight – PLANAR’s Steve Seminario Talks with rAVe RADIO’s Joel Rollins About Where They Are and Where They’re Going

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In today’s THE WEEK, rAVe RADIO’s Joel Rollins talks to PLANAR’s Senior Director of Global Product Marketing Steve Seminario about the future of Planar and what the company is going to have at InfoComm. Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS or iTunes Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Planar Releases 3D BIM Models of LCD Displays and Video Walls

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This week Planar Systems announced that 3D Building Information Modeling (BIM) models of select Planar large format LCD displays and video walls are now available free through the Autodesk Seek web service. Autodesk Seek allows architects, engineers and designers to easily find, preview and download 3D models of Planar displays. They can then incorporate these […]

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Planar UltraRes Displays Bring 4K Clarity to Professional Applications

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At DSE, Planar Systems, Inc. announced its 84-inch Planar UltraResTM display product line, designed for ultra-high resolution commercial applications. The new Planar UltraRes 4K displays provide native ultra–high definition resolution (3840×2160), outstanding image quality and a range of configurations. Planar UltraRes displays are ideal for professionals in a wide variety of commercial industries who require […]

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Planar Debuts Zero-Bezel LCD Displays

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Today Planar is announcing what it’s claiming as the industry’s first infinity, zero bezel 60″, 70″ and 80” family of LCD displays, configured for multiple solutions within digital signage applications. Saying they were engineered from the ground up to be the digital signage displays for large format LCD needs, Planar says its UltraLux Series are […]

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Almo Adds Planar

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Almo Professional A/V announced this week that it now offers LCD video wall systems and digital signage products, large commercial flat screens, touch screens and embedded displays from digital display technology provider, Planar Systems Inc. Almo Pro A/V also announced that Planar will participate as an exhibitor on the 2012 E4 AV training and networking […]

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Planar Intros New 3D VideoWall

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Dubbed the Clarity Matrix 3D and said by the company to be the industry’s thinnest 3D LCD video wall system, Clarity’s latest videowall system allows for passive 3D display of content in an install depth to a just 3.6 inches (93 mm). Using 46″ native 1080p LED-lit LCDs, the Matrix 3D features the EasyAxis mounting […]

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Planar Announces New Clarity LED Video Wall Series

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Planar announced at ISE last month the Clarity LED Series rear projection video wall displays, meant for control room video walls that require 24/7 reliability. The displays provide what Planar says is “maintenance-free solid state illumination,” with up to eight times the life of traditional lamps The Clarity LED Series includes the 70-inch c70HD-LED (1920X1080 […]

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Planar Announces its First LED illuminated Video Wall Displays

Planar Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in specialty display solutions, today announced its Clarity™ LED Series rear projection video wall displays, ideal for government, military, energy, utilities, traffic and broadcast control room video walls that require 24/7 reliability and brilliant life-like images.  Combining Planar’s exclusive Clarity NaturalColor™ for a superior visual performance and maintenance-free solid […]

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Planar Announces 3-Chip DLP Projector

Oops, despite some of the interpretations of Planar’s intent, Planar introduced a new home theater projector after all. But it’s not a Vidikron. This is called Viper. Planar says the Viper was specifically designed for screen sizes larger than 110 inches. It is specified at 1280 x 720 with 10,000:1 contrasts ratio, and 2,000 lumens. The […]

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Planar Acquires Runco

Planar acquired the privately-owned Runco for $36.7 million in cash. The acquisition includes the Runco and Vidikron brands as well as the company’s CineWide and Video Xtreme technologies. This is THE biggest projector news in at least two years, and maybe the biggest projector news – ever — in the HomeAV market. Planar, spearheaded by […]

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New 57-Inch Professional LCD From Planar

Planar Systems is shipping a 57-inch professional grade 57-inch LCD panel, the m57L. The m57L is specified at 1920 x 1080 resolution, and Planar says it is built with features such as resistance to image quality degradation, higher brightness and broad source compatibility. The m57L has Serial Digital Input (SDI) that is capable of accepting […]

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Planar Announces Four New Business Projectors, Including a $699 Model

Planar has made a lot of moves lately  first acquiring Clarity then expanding into the home theater market. Now, Planar Systems entered the commercial front projection market with four DLP models with some rather incredible pricing. The new projectors include the PR3010 and PR3020 conference room models, the high-performance PR5020 and the ultra-portable PR6020 […]

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Planar Enters HomeAV Market

Planar Systems, which for 23 years has provided display technologies to the commercial market, is the latest ProAV company to enter the growing custom HomeAV market. The Planar Home Theater business unit is headed by Scott Hix, who assumes the role of vice president and general manager after being appointed Planar’s vice president of business […]

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