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Leyard & Planar Expand Planar Simplicity Series LCD Display Line with 4K Models

New Planar Simplicity Series Ultra HD displays incorporate media playing, sleek design and commercial functionality in an affordable digital signage solution

PORTLAND, Ore., March 1, 2018 – Leyard and Planar, global leaders in visualization products, announced the Planar Simplicity Series 4K, expanding the Planar Simplicity Series line of LCD digital signage displays to include five new 4K models.

Designed with simplicity and affordability in mind, the displays deliver superior image quality and video performance, enabling Leyard and Planar to meet the full range of signage needs with the Planar Simplicity Series. The displays are ideal for retail, museums, corporate communications, quick serve restaurants and small companies with a limited budget that would like to capitalize on the benefits of digital signage.

“We’ve expanded the Planar Simplicity Series LCD display line to address the growing need for simple, robust and affordable signage displays that fully exploit beautiful and engaging 4K content that is now so readily available,” said Steve Seminario, vice president of product management, Leyard and Planar.

”We are seeing dramatic growth in the adoption of 4K in the large format display category,” said Graham Cooke, Pro IT display market analyst at Futuresource Consulting. “The winning supplier will offer a range of 4K display solutions in a wide variety of sizes and feature levels, to be the “one stop shop” for the end user.”

The Planar Simplicity Series 4K features:

· Wide variety of sizes (43”, 55”, 65”, 75” and 86”)

· Exceptional clarity with four times the resolution of Full HD

· Whisper-quiet fanless design

· Native 4K resolution at up to 60Hz support for smooth video and mouse tracking

· Integrated signage tools, such as USB playback with scheduling and LAN distribution, eliminating the need for third-party hardware

· Built-in speakers

The Planar Simplicity Series 4K is available through Leyard and Planar’s global network of authorized resellers. For more information about the Planar Simplicity Series line of Full HD and 4K models, visit or

About Leyard and Planar, A Leyard Company

Leyard is a global leader in the design, production, distribution and service of digital displays, video walls and visualization products worldwide. The Leyard Group of companies and brands, which includes Planar Systems acquired in 2015, is comprised of displays, entertainment and lighting system solutions. Leyard is the number one market share leader in the LED display market and fine pitch LED and offers indoor, outdoor, fixed and creative displays (Futuresource 2017). Used in applications such as broadcast, sports arenas, stadiums, advertisement networks, retail digital signage, control rooms, exhibitions, large scale events and digital cultural experiences, Leyard enjoys marquee installations globally and has over 300 patents in display technology. Founded in 1995, the group is headquartered in Beijing, China, and is traded on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (stock code: 300296). Forbes magazine (2013) named Leyard among “China’s Top 100 Most Potential Listed Companies.” For more information, visit


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