Tag Archives: Planar

Built to Last

When designers and architects approach a new environment to design, they think long-term.  Buildings are expected to stand the test of time, and interiors are expected to last for decades.  Iconic properties, like public and institutional buildings, do not change frequently so they must be designed for the long-term and built to last. This is […]

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Three Reasons Ruggedness Matters

You can no longer walk through a shopping mall, airport or museum without seeing video screens and digital signage technology on display. It is no surprise that industry analysts continue to predict double-digit growth in the digital signage market, and that industry events are attracting widespread attention. We require so much more of public displays […]

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The Future of Digital Signage is Touch and Here’s Why

An interesting thing is happening in the display industry: displays are quickly evolving from passive monitors into interactive touch devices. Smart phones and tablets are training us to touch displays. Years ago in the kiosk business, Planar’s customers had to design gimmicks such as attract loops to get visitors to touch displays. Now, everyone assumes […]

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4 Reasons to Deploy Digital Signage Now

As I discussed in a previous post, digital signage is growing by leaps and bounds.  Customers across vertical markets are asking themselves whether it is time to jump in and deploy a digital sign or network in their retail shops, college dorms or restaurant waiting areas. Here are four reasons why clients should deploy digital […]

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Getting 4K Content to 4K Screens

Athough there is justifiable excitement around 4K or Ultra HD-resolution displays, the screen itself is just the beginning.  There is a growing realization that the 4K ecosystem around these displays — made of up of capture devices, players, PCs, content and connectivity — will directly impact the rate of market adoption. I met with Planar’s […]

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