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Leyard 8K Video Wall Sweeps Industry Awards at NAB 2016


By: Planar, A Leyard Company | April 25, 2016

Leyard 8K Video Wall Sweeps Industry Awards at NAB 2016

The global leader of fine pitch LED video walls brings home five Best of Show Awards, Presented by TV Technology, Video Edge, Digital Video, Government Video and Sound & Video Contractor



LAS VEGAS - Leyard, a global leader in visualization products and Planar, a Leyard company and global leader in display and digital signage technology, are the recipients of five of the industry's most prestigious technology honors, NewBay Media's third annual Best of Show Award, presented at the 2016 National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB) in Las Vegas by TV Technology, Video Edge, Digital Video, Government Video and Sound & Video Contractor.
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The honors were awarded to the highlight of the Leyard and Planar booth, an enormous 8K Leyard® TW Series LED video wall. The massive video wall measures more than 31 feet wide by 18 feet tall (9.5 meters by 5.5 meters) and is composed of 64 Leyard® TWA1.2 LED video wall displays with a 1.2 millimeter pixel pitch, delivering stunning 7680 x 4320 resolution. At a distance of 9 to 12 feet from the video wall, the pixels are indiscernible.

"It's an honor to be recognized by many of the industry's independent leading experts at NAB 2016," said Jennifer Davis, chief marketing officer at Leyard. "We've received outstanding feedback at this year's event for the breathtaking Leyard 8K video wall as just one example of our innovative display solutions. As established leaders in the broadcast market, Leyard strives to design display solutions that help the media and entertainment industry deliver an unprecedented level of compelling content to viewers."

The Leyard TW Series is a line of fine pitch LED video walls available in 1.2, 1.8 and 2.5 millimeters pitches. The Leyard TW Series is architected to support the highest pixel density and delivers benefits unique to its "flat panel" design including a 16:9 form factor optimized for the most popular high resolution standards, ease of installation and service, and outstanding flatness and uniformity.

NewBay Media's Best of Show Awards at NAB are evaluated by a panel of engineers and industry experts, and are selected based on innovation, feature set, cost efficiency and performance in serving the industry.

"Recognition with an award at NAB from NewBay Media's Broadcast & Video Group is a strong vote of confidence and admiration from our leading industry publications," said NewBay Media Broadcast & Video Group Vice President & Group Publisher Eric Trabb.

NAB is the world's largest annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage and distribute entertainment across all platforms, covering an array of advances in advertising, virtual reality, and content creation.

Leyard and Planar showcased their latest innovations last week at NAB 2016. Watch a video to see the award-winning Leyard LED 8K video wall at NAB 2016 or for more information on the Leyard TW Series visit www.planar.com/TW.

About Leyard

Leyard Optoelectronic Co., Ltd. is a global leader in the design, production, distribution, and service of digital displays, video walls, and visualization products worldwide. Leyard has gained significant market share in fine pitch LED and offers indoor, outdoor, fixed, and creative displays, as well as other ancillary and lighting solutions for the urban environment. Used in various applications, such as broadcast, sports arenas, stadiums, advertisement networks, retail digital signage, control rooms, exhibitions, large scale events, and digital cultural experiences, Leyard enjoys marquee installations globally. Leyard was founded in 1995, is headquartered in Beijing, China, and is traded on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (stock code: 300296). Forbes magazine (2013) named Leyard among "China's Top 100 Most Potential Listed Companies." Planar Systems was acquired by Leyard in 2015. For more information, visit www.leyard.com.

About Planar

Planar, a Leyard company, 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, direct view LED offerings, 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. Planar is headquartered in Oregon, USA and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leyard Optoelectronic Co., Ltd (China: Shenzhen 300296), a global leader in display and visualization technologies with over 300 patents and marquee installations globally. For more information, visit www.planar.com.



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