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Planar Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets electronic display products and systems. The company offers products for display signage market, such as tiled LCD systems that allow customers to create flat, large video walls for various applications, including ambience, advertising, architectural, and brand promotion; and signage monitors comprising other stand-alone signage monitors, outdoor signage displays, transparent displays, and customized LCD signage solutions. It also provides products for commercial and industrial display markets comprising desktop monitor displays, rear-projection cube displays, touch monitor displays, high-end home displays, custom commercial and industrial displays, and electroluminescent displays. The company sells its products to retailers, educational institutions, government agencies, businesses, utilities and energy firms, and home theater enthusiasts under the Planar, Clarity, and Runco brands primarily in North America, Europe, and Asia. Planar Systems, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon.

308 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/26/14
Founded in 1983

planar systems inc (PLNR) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $495.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $260.5K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $263.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

planar systems inc (PLNR) Key Developments

Planar Systems, Inc. Unveils New Planar RA-Series LCD Displays

Planar Systems Inc. unveiled the Planar RA-Series of narrow bezel LCD displays, a new family of tiled video wall displays, optimized for demanding 24x7 applications in high-ambient-light environments. Offered in 49” and 55”, Planar RA-Series high-performance LCD video wall displays have a tiled bezel-to-bezel width of only 12.6mm to create high-impact video walls in nearly any setting - including retail stores, universities, sports bars, hospitality settings, corporate lobbies, conference rooms and museums. The displays can be tiled together in landscape or portrait orientation to create large, visually stunning video wall arrays. The Planar RA-Series provides a value-oriented LCD video wall solution without compromising on performance. With 24x7 reliability, high brightness and versatility at a cost-effective price point, the Planar RA-Series makes digital signage video walls accessible to a wider range of customers. Planar RA-Series LCD video wall displays offer enhanced brightness of up to 700 cd/m2, delivering optimal viewing in high-ambient-light environments. The displays provide commercial-grade functionality and 24x7 reliability to support extended use in the most demanding digital signage environments. For applications where downtime is not an option, a built-in source failover feature ensures continuous on-screen activity in the event of a source failure. Multiple daisy chain options are supported, including HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI and VGA. In addition, an included Intel Open Pluggable Specification (OPS) expansion slot enables users to seamlessly integrate compatible digital signage hardware, including PCs, media players and HDBaseT receivers.

Planar Debuts Family of Seamless, Fine-Pitch LED Video Walls to Address Fast Growing Product Category

Planar Systems Inc. announced the Planar® DirectLight LED Video Wall System, which combines a proprietary, advanced design across a choice of four resolutions ranging from 1.6 to 3.1 millimeter pitch, providing exceptional visual performance, thin mounting depth, precise alignment, mission-critical reliability and adaptability to different customer uses. Planar will debut the Planar DirectLight LED Video Wall System this week at the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2015. The Planar DirectLight LED Video Wall family can be optimized for a wide range of indoor environments including well-lit public spaces and corporate lobbies, as well as light-controlled conference rooms, auditoriums and control rooms. Moreover, Planar DirectLight LED video walls are suitable for demanding 24x7 indoor applications with an architecture designed to make installation and service faster, easier and more precise. Planar DirectLight offers a modular, seamless LED video wall system in four narrow pixel pitches - 1.6, 1.9, 2.5 and 3.1 millimeters - providing an exceptional visual experience close up, from a distance and at wide viewing angles. With stunning, crystal-clear picture quality, flexibility to accommodate almost any indoor environment and the ability to withstand the most rigorous, 24x7 operations, this unique family of video walls represents the next wave in the fast-growing direct-view LED market. From bright public spaces to light-controlled control rooms, Planar DirectLight LED video walls offer an unsurpassed visual experience. Benefits include: Superior performance in any environment: For high-resolution applications in corporate environments and control rooms, excellent low brightness color performance and gray level control is critical. Planar DirectLight LED video walls are factory-calibrated and tested to perform consistently from high to very low brightness settings. And with features such as electronic seam correction, deep black contrast utilizing Planar® MicroGrid Shader and wide viewing angles without loss of brightness, Planar DirectLight LED video walls deliver excellent visual performance across a range of indoor video wall needs. Planar DirectLight LED video walls include the proprietary Planar® EasyAlign Mounting System for unmatched precision alignment, offering two levels of Z-axis adjustment to obtain a perfectly flat video wall. Designed for seamless installation, EasyAlign gives audio visual integrators the capability to produce an expertly aligned video wall quickly and easily, all without the expense and complexity of special mounting structures. Planar DirectLight LED video walls can be easily installed in even the most challenging indoor environments. Some of the advantages are: Easily customizable to any environment. With a single advanced architecture and four resolutions to choose from, customers can design a video wall to fit their unique space, then decide on the pixel density or resolution that’s right for their application, viewing distance and budget. The modular nature of Planar DirectLight LED video walls allows it to fit nearly any shape wall configuration, including portrait, landscape, square and concave curves. It offers a slim profile that extends less than four inches from the wall, making it compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Simple to install and maintain: Planar DirectLight LED video walls are easy to install with displays and components removable from the front, eliminating the need for behind-the-video wall maintenance that wastes space and can be awkward to access for service. Remote power and whisper-quiet operation: Off-board power, with a redundancy option, makes it possible to locate video walls up to 200 feet away from a power source, improving access and eliminating the need for power outlets behind the video wall. In addition, minimal heat allows for fan-less, quiet operation for environments that require less noise. Planar DirectLight LED video walls are built for a long life of continuous operation. The benefits include: 24x7 reliability: All Planar DirectLight LED video wall models offer mission-critical performance that include redundant power supply and video cabling options to ensure uninterrupted operation in the event of failure - even in the most rigorous 24x7 environments. TAA compliance: Planar DirectLight LED video walls are fully compliant with the Trade Agreement Act (TAA), meeting a key requirement for certain U.S. government and military customers. The Planar DirectLight LED Video Wall System will begin shipping in Summer 2015 through the company’s global network of authorized resellers.

Planar Systems, Inc. Announces Amendment and Restatement of the Existing Articles

The annual meeting of Planar Systems Inc. was held on February 26, 2015. At the meeting the shareholders approved amendment and restatement of the existing articles to eliminate the supermajority voting requirement regarding amendment to, or repeal of, the articles of incorporation and effect other clarifying amendments.


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