Today, Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, announced plans to showcase the company’s latest LED and LCD display technologies for commercial and luxury environments at CEDIA 2023. This includes an award-winning lineup of products designed to elevate visual experiences, simplify installation and maintenance, and adapt to application requirements as diverse as corporate lobbies and boardrooms, remote home offices, media rooms, poolside cinema, rooftop terraces and more.
“This year we’re celebrating Planar’s 40th anniversary and with it comes a strong history of deploying mission-critical display technologies,” said Planar Executive Vice President Stephanie Hines. “In addition to pioneering visualization solutions, we provide unparalleled installation and technical support for customer needs in commercial settings, luxury spaces and beyond. We’re looking forward to exploring what new projects we can help support for customers and industry partners at CEDIA 2023.”
Featuring design adaptability and the slimmest profiles, Planar’s state-of-the-art, professional-grade display technologies seamlessly integrate with architectural elements and complement interior decor.
High Bright, Fine Pitch Outdoor LED Video Walls for Direct Sunlight
The popular Planar® Luminate™ Ultra Series line of outdoor LED video wall displays is designed to bring to outdoor environments the same level of image detail historically reserved for indoor spaces. In addition to up to 3,500-nit brightness and support for viewing as close as seven feet, the series features models in 1.2, 1.5 and 1.9 millimeter pixel pitches, including the finest outdoor pixel pitch available. Planar Luminate Ultra Series uses MicroLED technology to enhance images with increased black levels and delivers 160-degree visibility.
The displays also feature an IP65 Ingress Protection Rating, which incorporates protective treatments designed to withstand weather conditions, dust and water. Plus, with a protective coating filling the gaps between LEDs, customers benefit from added reassurance and ruggedness as well as increased visual contrast for deeper black levels in uses ranging from poolside cinema to rooftop terraces and retail signage.
Seamless LED Platforms Built for Outstanding Visual Performance and Reliability
CEDIA 2023 attendees will experience the industry leader’s newest high resolution LED displays presenting vibrant visual experiences. This includes the recently-announced Planar® DirectLight® Pro Series LED platform that raises the bar on versatility and lifetime value. Leveraging key advantages of Planar’s highest-selling LED platforms, the ground-up designed LED video wall delivers high brightness and a wide color gamut for outstanding image performance as well as a range of popular pixel pitches down to sub-1 millimeter. This includes models in 0.9, 1.2, 1.5 and 1.8 millimeter pixel pitches and 1,000-nit brightness in constant operation, providing vibrant colors and greater image detail even in higher ambient light environments. Planar DirectLight Pro Series also supports rich media playback, including High Dynamic Range (HDR). In addition to enabling faster deployment, the 27-inch and 36-inch cabinets allow for precision and simpler, more easily supported video walls. With support for a range of video controllers, Planar DirectLight Pro Series can be further tailored to different application needs.
Also on display at CEDIA 2023, the premium Planar® DirectLight® Ultra™ Series line of fine pitch MicroLED video wall displays delivers high-contrast, high-brightness for exceptional video performance. Available in 0.6, 0.7, 0.9 and 1.2 millimeter pixel pitches and designed for close viewing, the displays are ready for HDR content, maximizing the image quality of each pixel for brighter whites, darker blacks and more true-to-life colors in a variety of uses, such as corporate boardrooms and theater-like environments.
Planar DirectLight Pro Series and Planar DirectLight Ultra Series customers also benefit from the Planar® EverCare™ Lifetime Limited Warranty. The unmatched program offers complete confidence in LED video wall purchases and reduces lifetime cost-of-ownership, covering the entire product from controller to sub-pixel and every component in between.
Easy-to-Deploy, All-In-One LED
The new all-in-one Planar® UltraRes™ L Series LED display will also be exhibited in the industry leader’s booth, demonstrating a seamless, easy-to-use solution that measures 136 inches, is available in Full HD resolution and features an ultra slim bezel and 20-point IR touch technology. With wall mount and rolling floor stand options for permanent installation and mobility, the Planar UltraRes L Series is well suited for a wide range of environments. Customers also benefit from multiple inputs and simultaneous viewing of up to four content sources, in addition to quick assembly and power from a single 110V cable.
Ultra-Wide Format LCD Displays for Hybrid Work Models
The new Planar® UltraRes™ W Series line of 105-inch ultra-wide format 5K LCD displays will also be on display, demonstrating next-generation collaboration for today’s modern hybrid workforce. The series provides customers with an ultra-wide format 21:9 display ideally sized to suit the most popular unified communications and video collaboration platforms including Microsoft Teams®. In addition to brighter, wider color gamut panels with local dimming, Planar UltraRes W Series features multi-source viewing, remote monitoring and is available with interactive touch technology.
Planar Service Plans are also available, offering customers priority support, preventative maintenance visits and emergency on-site repairs to help extend product lifespan and ensure that displays look their best.
“Whether deploying visualization technologies to boost workplace productivity, add appeal for visitors or enhance luxury spaces for entertainment, demand for vibrant, high-performing display solutions is stronger than ever,” said Planar Executive Vice President Adam Schmidt. “At CEDIA 2023, attendees will experience Planar’s extensive new portfolio of state-of-the-art products for indoor and outdoor use, backed by industry-leading warranties, an unrivaled team of local product experts and robust, US-based manufacturing operations.”
Planar’s portfolio of award-winning display technologies for commercial and luxury environments will be on display September 7-9 at CEDIA 2023 in Booth #1501. For more information, visit www.planar.com.
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