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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Digital Signage Products From Planar on Display at Digital Signage Expo

Planar says the company will show a prototype display of its CoolSign-enabled Integrated Sign solution, a new all-in-one kiosk solution, and a range of rear projection and LCD monitors and touch screens for indoor or outdoor environments.  The prototype of the new iS40 Integrated Sign display appliance will be shown with a 40-inch display and […]

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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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