Planar Honored with Products of the Year, Best New Product Awards at Digital Signage Expo 2013

  Planar Honored with Products of the Year, Best New Product Awards at Digital
  Signage Expo 2013

 Planar Mosaic and Planar UltraLux Series are recognized by Signage Solutions
                    Magazine and Digital Signage Magazine

Digital Signage Expo 2013

Business Wire

PORTLAND, Ore. -- March 19, 2013

Today,  Planar Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLNR), a global leader in digital
display technology, announced Planar® Mosaic™ and Planar® UltraLux™ Series
were both named Signage Solutions Magazine’s 2012 Products of the Year. Planar
Mosaic was also named Digital Signage Magazine’s 2013 DIGI Award Winner for
Best Product, Innovation in Displays.

Planar Mosaic (Photo: Business Wire)

Planar Mosaic (Photo: Business Wire)

Signage Solutions Magazine 2012 Products of the Year awards, announced January
14, recognize the most outstanding product development achievements of
manufacturers whose products are considered exceptional in the advancement and
development of the digital signage industry. The 2013 DIGI Awards, announced
February 21, are administered by NewBay Media's Digital Signage Magazine,
recognizing companies who have gone the extra mile to ensure success for their
clients and furthering the digital signage industry as a whole.

“It is an honor to be recognized for our innovation and leadership in digital
signage display technology,” said Jennifer Davis, vice president of marketing
at Planar Systems. “To have Planar Mosaic and Planar UltraLux Series
recognized by these respected industry publications echoes feedback we are
hearing from resellers and customers who are implementing unique, eye-catching
and effective digital signage installations.”

Introduced in February 2012, Planar Mosaic architectural video walls redefine
interior spaces and feature three different size LCD display tiles, including
a truly square 22” tile. Utilizing proprietary Mosaic Ensemble ™ software and
hardware, Planar Mosaic tiles can be rotated at virtually any angle and
mounted in any position, providing endless design possibilities.

The Planar UltraLux Series was introduced in June 2012 and is the industry’s
first family of 70” and 80” LCD displays that feature a unique edge-to-edge
glass design. Planar UltraLux Series displays are available in multiple
configurations, including portrait or landscape, wall-mount or free-standing
and black or white color options, providing customers a wide range of display
options for their application.

Planar Mosaic and Planar UltraLux Series displays are available through
Planar's global network of authorized resellers. For more information, please

About Planar

Planar Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: PLNR) is a global leader in display and digital
signage technology, providing premier solutions for the world's most demanding
environments. Retailers, educational institutions, government agencies,
businesses, utilities and energy firms, and home theater enthusiasts all
depend on Planar to provide superior performance when image experience is of
the highest importance. Planar video walls, large format LCD displays,
interactive touch screen monitors and many other solutions are used by the
world’s leading organizations in applications ranging from digital signage to
simulation and from interactive kiosks to large-scale data visualization.
Founded in 1983, Planar is headquartered in Oregon, USA, with offices,
manufacturing partners and customers worldwide. For more information, visit

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Kami Toufar, 503-953-8080
Planar Systems, Inc.
Ryan Gray, 503-748-8911
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