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Planar Honored with Most Innovative Video Display and Best of Show Awards at InfoComm 2014

Planar Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLNR), a global leader in display and digital signage technology, announced that two of its key product offerings have been recognized with top awards from AV and digital signage experts at Systems Contractor News and Digital Signage magazine.

Planar UltraRes Series UltraHD Displays (Photo: Business Wire)

Planar UltraRes Series UltraHD Displays (Photo: Business Wire)

The Planar® UltraRes™ Series 84-inch 4K LCD display was voted Most Innovative Video Display” among LCD, Plasma, OLED and LED panels by readers of Systems Contractor News magazine. Likewise, the Clarity™ Matrix LCD Video Wall System with G2 Architecture was named a Digital SignageInfoComm 2014 Best of Show” award winner. Both awards were announced at InfoComm 2014 in Las Vegas, where both the Planar UltraRes Series and the Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall were on display.

“We are so appreciative to the readers of Systems Contractor News and Digital Signage for these meaningful awards,” said Jennifer Davis, vice president of marketing at Planar Systems. “It’s an honor to be recognized for 4K display leadership with the Planar UltraRes Series and for our pioneering efforts in video wall technology with Clarity Matrix.”

Introduced in February 2013, Planar UltraRes Series ultra HD displays are designed for resolution-rich commercial applications including energy, geospatial, engineering and design, architecture, aerospace, control room, collaborative conference room, medical imaging, science and digital signage, among others. Whether it’s making a multi-million dollar energy exploration decision, quickly re-routing electricity to prevent an outage or producing stunning close-up video for a retail store, Planar UltraRes Series 4K displays help businesses get the most impact from ultra-high resolution information.

The next-generation Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall System with G2 Architecture is an immersive, flexible video wall that combines the industry's thinnest profile ultra-narrow bezel LED LCD displays with best-in-class design, installation and service. Clarity Matrix with G2 Architecture sets a new benchmark with outstanding image quality, simplified installation and maintenance, and 24x7 mission-critical reliability.

Both the Planar UltraRes Series and the Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall with G2 Architecture are available through Planar's global network of authorized resellers. For more information, please visit www.planar.com/ultrares or www.planar.com/matrix.

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 www.planar.com.

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