Planar Systems Inc was incorporated on April 27, 1983. The Company is a provider of specialty display products, solutions, and services for customers in a number of end-market segments. Products include display components, completed displays, and display solutions and systems based on a variety of flat panel and front- and rear-projection technologies. The Company capitalizes on its strong supply chain, logistics, and distribution relationships to sell a variety of mainly LCD based displays to the United States marketplace. The Company offers High-End Home Display which offers various high-performance home theater front-projection systems, video processing equipment, large-format thin displays, and accessories, that aims at the high-end home market and certain commercial installations The Company employs sales professionals in many countries around the world and sells both directly to end users and through reseller channels.The Company's direct competitors are numerous and diverse. In display systems including AMLCD components sourced from manufacturers, Planar's value-added specialty display products compete against those of NEC, Acer, Viewsonic, Dell and others in the IT market. The Company's operations are subject to environmental and various other regulations in each of the jurisdictions in which it conducts business.