Leyard and Planar to Showcase Patent-Pending Innovation at InfoComm 2017


Leyard and Planar announced they will showcase the latest in display innovations at InfoComm 2017, including a first-of-its-kind LED touch-enabled video wall and a 0.7 millimeter ultra-fine pitch LED display.

The new Leyard LED MultiTouch is the industry’s first completely seamless interactive LED video wall. Available in 0.9mm and 1.2mm pixel pitches, this proprietary multi-touch solution revolutionizes interactivity for narrow pixel pitch LED video walls by offering a smooth and durable LED touch surface that delivers superior visual performance, enabled by the patent-pending Leyard PLTS (Pliable LED Touch Surface) technology.

Leyard and Planar will also demonstrate a 0.7mm ultra-fine pitch LED video wall at InfoComm 2017.

These innovations join many others that Leyard and Planar will showcase at InfoComm 2017, including new augmented reality technology, new creative LED solutions and LED and LCD product portfolios.

“We’ve made several groundbreaking advancements, and we’re delighted to showcase our growing portfolio of innovations to the AV industry at InfoComm 2017,” said Steve Seminario, vice president of product management at Leyard and Planar. “From the industry’s first LED touch video wall to immersive experiences embracing augmented reality, we’re demonstrating a number of solutions poised to transform the audio visual market.”

Featured this year will be the Leyard Reality Studio system, which creates real-time immersive environments perfect for the latest collaborative virtual reality experiences on broadcast sets, in simulation, education or architecture. When combined with Leyard LED video wall displays and flooring and OptiTrack motion capture cameras, Leyard Reality Studio software manipulates 3D models to render realistic perspectives.

Leyard will also showcase a custom LED solution as part of its Leyard Creative LED Solutions and Services offering. From initial design concept through fabrication and installation, novel architectural video solutions can bring exciting, unique visual concepts to life for both indoor and outdoor applications.

“Leyard and Planar have had a strong history of market leadership, and in the wake of the successful integration, the pace of innovation has quickened,” said Samantha Phenix, vice president of research and development at Leyard and Planar. “Thanks to our core technology expertise and our partnership with customers, we’re continuing to develop groundbreaking solutions that lead to innovative products and set the pace for the industry in everything from fine pitch LED displays and image processing to patent-pending multi-touch interactivity to creative solutions using LED as a material.”

At InfoComm 2017, Leyard and Planar will also showcase their award-winning portfolio of fine pitch LED displays designed to meet the needs of nearly any LED video wall customer, including an 8K x 2K resolution control room video wall composed of ultra-fine pitch 0.9mm Leyard TWA Series flat panel LED video wall displays, the Leyard DirectLight LED Video Wall System, a family of ultra-fine pitch LED video wall displays that allow for ultra-slim, front service installations, the Leyard CarbonLight CLI Series, a line of lightweight and versatile LED video wall displays and the Leyard CarbonLight CLF Series, an LED flooring system constructed with a lightweight, carbon fiber frame.

These LED solutions join Leyard and Planar’s large portfolio of LCD displays designed to meet the needs of nearly any LCD customer, including the Clarity Matrix with Extreme Narrow Bezel LCD Video Wall System, the Clarity Matrix MultiTouch, an ultra-slim profile touch screen LCD video wall and the newly launched Planar QE Series, a line of 75-inch, 86-inch and 98-inch Ultra HD resolution LCD displays that provide an end-to-end solution for designing, distributing and playing back ultra-high resolution content.

Visitors to InfoComm 2017 will be able to view these innovations at the Leyard and Planar Booth #3200. Leyard and Planar display solutions are available through the companies’ global network of authorized resellers.

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