Today, at InfoComm 2012, Planar Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLNR), a global leader in digital display technology, announced the debut of a first-of-its-kind family of large-format LCD displays designed for digital signage.
Planar UltraLux Freestanding digital signage display (Photo: Business Wire)
The Planar® UltraLux™ Series is the industry’s first family of 60”, 70” and 80” LCD displays that feature a unique industrial design and forward-thinking engineering which brings current consumer electronics styling to the commercial digital signage market. With a range of display sizes, Planar UltraLux Series is available in wall-mount or free-standing models, providing customers a wide range of display options for their digital signage applications. “With the Planar UltraLux Series, customers finally have the eye-catching scale and configurations needed to create truly immersive digital signage experiences that capture the imagination of consumers and, ultimately, build brands,” said Jennifer Davis, vice president of marketing for Planar Systems. “The range of screen sizes, touch interactivity, and design flexibility are unprecedented. And the strong early market reaction to Planar UltraLux is an indication that this type of design is an important performance criteria for buyers of digital signage displays.” Modern design The Planar UltraLux Series mirrors the style and aesthetics of today’s most popular consumer electronics. The zero-bezel, all-glass design, extends to the edge of the display, similar to popular smart phones and tablets. Planar UltraLux displays are available with white or black edge trim color options, offering customers the option to select the color that best suits the design aesthetics of their environment. The ultra-thin profile of the Planar UltraLux displays when wall mounted is less than 3 inches, making it thin enough to meet rigorous Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility guidelines in buildings and facilities. Free-standing Planar UltraLux displays feature the same modern and elegant industrial design that allows it to fit well into any public environment.