Leyard of Portland, Oregon, unveiled a family of flexible, lightweight displays known as the CarbonLight™ display solutions. According to Leyard, the uniquely constructed displays can meet a broad range of creative indoor and outdoor applications. Leyard asserts that the lightweight, thin, durable, and adaptable CarbonLight LED displays are ideal for high-impact events requiring fixed or semi-fixed installations. The displays come in five different product configurations for indoor, outdoor, curved, hanging, floor-mounted, and corner-beveled video wall installations. The CarbonLight displays support many unusual configurations including perfectly smooth concave and convex arcs, right-angle corners, and floor installations.
“In both event staging and fixed installations, customers are looking for video walls that are fast to deploy and adaptable to a range of applications,” said Steve Seminario, vice president of product marketing at Planar. “We are excited to bring this truly unique portfolio of products, with the industry’s lightest hang weights and thinnest profiles, to create eye-catching video wall installations that stop visitors in their tracks and have maximum impact for live events, broadcast, and fixed installations.”
Leyard says it designed the CarbonLight family of LED display solutions to provide creative visual effects for concerts, live theater, shows and other events. CarbonLight can be moved or transformed into different physical configurations over time to meet the unique requirements of an installation space such as a broadcast set. The carbon fiber construction makes them ultra-lightweight. Leyard contends that the patented designs make them the perfect option for environments with limited structural capacity. The displays also incorporate hardware that Leyard says allows both fast installation and take down, and enables quick servicing. The hardware design can also allow middle-display replacement.
“Always adjacent to our work in fixed installation, the needs of the rental and staging market are unique,” said Jennifer Davis, CMO for Leyard’s international business. “The Leyard CarbonLight products address the needs for light transport weight, fast installation, durable construction, and the flexibility to create any number of surfaces, stages, and walls of video. Beyond those benefits to rental companies, it is our vision to help the world’s cultural institutions, performance artists, brands, and media outlets tell their stories with compelling visual effects. These installations build upon Planar’s continued efforts in architectural displays and extend to the larger multi-billion-dollar rental market.”