Tag Archives: Planar

A Brand’s Best Friend: 3 Ways Digital Signage is Like Your Favorite Pet

There is nothing like the unconditional love of a beloved pet.  According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, 36.5% of American households have dogs and 30.4% have cats.  Why do so many people have pets?  The same reasons that brands should be considering digital signage. They greet you at the door Pets are always happy […]

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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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