Tag Archives: Planar

What Do Integrators Need to Know about HDMI 2.0?

For starters: Not all HDMI 2.0 devices are created equal. I had a chance to connect recently with Marques Girardelli, manager of electronics platforms at Planar and Leyard, for a discussion on connectivity trends. We started with the basics: HDMI and the newest standard, HDMI 2.0. The HDMI 2.0 specification was released in 2013 and […]

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Digital Displays and Signage in Airports

This summer, airlines are expecting record numbers of travelers, which can be both good and bad for airports. All those people moving through the airports could provide a huge boost to airport income as long as the travelers know where to spend their money. As multimillion- (or billion-) dollar facilities, airports need to generate revenue, but […]

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Videowall Trends for InfoComm 2015

It’s that time of year again! In just a few short days Orlando will be awash with the best and the brightest of the AV world. Among the trends you’ll see at InfoComm 2015: The Big Picture Gathering to see all of the latest technology in the AV industry is, undoubtedly, cool (even in the […]

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Transparent OLED Technology 101

OLED is a flat-panel display technology that’s been in development for decades. Organic Light Emitting Diode technology was first reduced to practice at Eastman Kodak in the early 1980s. The first commercial, limited production OLED displays were sold in 1997. Since then, these displays have found use in car stereos, MP3 players and cameras. But by […]

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Three Steps to Engagement

Groups and businesses in retail, museum and other public venues often talk of customer engagement in terms of “attract, engage and connect” (or some variation).  Any physical — or virtual — concept of engagement that seeks to interact with customers and/or visitors goes through this predictable process. It’s useful to look at this as a model of interactive engagement […]

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