2016-06-22

Leyard and Planar Awarded Seven Prestigious Industry Honors at InfoComm 2016

Leyard and Planar, a Leyard company, are the recipients of seven prestigious industry technology honors at InfoComm 2016, the largest event in North America focused on the professional AV industry.
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2016-02-25

See-through Installations Using OLED Technology from Planar Won Clear Concept Awards

Planar, a Leyard company and global leader in display and digital signage technology, today announced that Fivestone Studios has won the Clear Concept Awards for its innovative use of a Planar® LookThru™ OLED transparent display, which makes it possible to create truly see-through installations that allow consumers to view physical products or spaces behind a display.
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2015-12-25

Planar Delists From NASDAQ Following Conclusion of Merger Deal with Leyard

Planar Systems, a global leader in display and digital signage technology, announced today that it has closed its sale to Leyard American Corporation, a subsidiary of Leyard Optoelectronic Co., Ltd., which designs, produces, and distributes a range of LED display products and its ancillary systems.
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2015-11-06

Planar Demonstrates OLED Transparent Display Technology in New York

Planar Systems has launched the Planar® LookThru™ OLED transparent display, a breakthrough product that creates a new category for see-through displays, achieving the vision of futurists and science fiction filmmakers who have predicted a world filled with clear displays that present video content.
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2015-10-29

Leyard to Raise US $3.1M Capital to Acquire Planar

Leyard Optoelectronic announced that the company is to launch private placement of 120 million shares to raise about RMB 1.98 billion (US $312 million). The company will utilize RMB 1 billion to obtain 100% of Planar’s share.
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2015-08-17

Leyard Acquires Planar for US $156.8 M

Leyard Optoelectronic, a leading worldwide provider of LED display products and ancillary systems, and Planar Systems, a global leader in display and digital signage technology, announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement, pursuant to which a U.S. affiliate of Leyard will acquire all of the common stock of Planar for a purchase price of US $6.58 per share. The merger values Planar’s equity at approximately $156.8 million on a fully diluted basis. The transaction is subject to specified closing conditions, including approval by the shareholders of both Planar and Leyard, and antitrust and other government clearance.
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2010-06-02

Planar Is Shipping Its Clarity LED Series

Planar Systems, Inc. has announced to ship the Clarity(TM) LED Series of LED-illuminated rear-projection video wall displays. With no consumable parts and a 60,000 hour life, the Clarity LED Series illumination system eliminates the ongoing costs and interruptions associated with lamp changes.
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2010-02-03

Planar Announces Its First LED Illuminated Video Wall Displays

The Revolutionary Clarity LED Series Offers Reliable 24/7 Operation and Superior Visual Performance
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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