Planar’s CES 2020 Stand Includes 219″ 0.6mm LED; Jumbo 120″ LCD

January 9, 2020 by Dave Haynes

Portland, OR-based display-maker Planar Systems has a stand at CES 2020 this week and while I have not seen PR, there are tweets out …

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Planar Starts Marketing 55-Inch LCD Line With Hair-Width Bezels

July 23, 2019 by Dave Haynes

Planar has started making noise about what the display manufacturer says are screens that have the industry’s skinniest bezels. Planar and parent company Leyard …

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Planar Revives Line Transparent OLED Line; Showing At InfoComm

June 4, 2019 by Dave Haynes

Planar has resumed marketing a transparent OLED, about five years after first launching a product and then pulling it because of supply issues from …

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Leyard’s R&D Head Sam Phenix Dishes On LED, OLED, VR And Everything Display

February 13, 2019 by Dave Haynes

I managed to squeeze in a few podcast interviews in and around ISE last week, and this is the first – a long-planned and …

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Leyard Partners With LED Rival Lighthouse To Chase Sports Venue Signage Business

December 10, 2018 by Dave Haynes

In what seems like a slightly-odd partnership, Leyard (and Planar, which it acquired) have forged a partnership with a competitor to build up its …

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Struggling German Visual Solutions Firm Eyevis Acquired By Chinese LED Giant Leyard

April 17, 2018 by Dave Haynes

The big LED display manufacturer Leyard, based in China, has acquired the German video wall and display cube company eyevis – giving the company …

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Planar The Latest Displayco To Add “Smart” Displays

January 17, 2017 by Dave Haynes

Beaverton, Oregon-based Planar has started marketing a 4K pro display series that includes an embedded, networked Android media player capable of driving  4K resolutions …

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NFL’s Vikings Use Transparent OLEDs To Tell History Of Team Uniforms

December 23, 2016 by Dave Haynes

There were lots of “Ooohs” and “Aaaahs” when Planar started showing its transparent OLED displays about a year ago, but also some less enthused …

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How About A Huge, Fine-Pitch LED Video Wall … In Your Dining Room?

November 21, 2016 by Dave Haynes

This is in somebody’s house. Yeah. It’s a 21 foot wide wide by 11 foot tall LED video wall made up of 192 1.6mm Planar …

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16:9 Podcasts: Jennifer Davis, Leyard

July 6, 2016 by Dave Haynes

In this episode, I’m speaking with Jennifer Davis, who is Chief Marketing Officer for Leyard and also the VP of Marketing and Product Strategy …

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Leyard Debuts Series Of Light, Skinny Carbon Fiber LED Displays

June 2, 2016 by Dave Haynes

When I was over at the ISE show in Amsterdam a few months ago, I remember seeing a Shenzhen company that had a set …

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With Indoor LED Signage, You Should Say You Want A Resolution

April 26, 2016 by Dave Haynes

It’s just been in the last two or three weeks that conversations I’ve had about those super fine pixel pitch LED displays coming on …

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