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Sharp Announces Expansion Of Three Professional LCD Display Product Lines
New display sizes for the PN-LE, PN-R and PN-C series offer a wider variety of solutions for any installation environment

MONTVALE, N.J., Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, is excited to announce the launch of six new professional LCD display products, expanding three popular product lines. Its PN-LE commercial LCD displays now boasts 60", 70" and 80" Class (60 3/32"/69.5"/80" diagonal) size product solutions, while the PN-R series expands to 60" and 70" Class (60"/69.5" diagonal) sizes, and the PN-C AQUOS BOARD® interactive display series adds a 60" Class (60-1/8" diagonal) display.

PN-LE601/701/801 Commercial LCD Displays

The PN-LE 601/701/801 commercial LCD displays now join the PN-LE901 90" Class (90 1/64" diagonal), which launched earlier this year. The PN-LE line combines full HD image quality and a stylish, thin profile with a built-in tuner for the ultimate viewing experience. This series is perfect for sports bars, waiting rooms and other business locations. The PN-LE LCD display line comes equipped with a number of user-friendly features, including a powerful RS-232C command set for flexible remote control capabilities, three HDMI™ inputs, and a USB port for displaying still images and videos. This series delivers cutting-edge of picture technology with advanced pixel structure, enabling stunning 4 million:1 dynamic contrast for deeper blacks and whiter whites.

PN-R606/706 Professional LCD Monitors

The award-winning PN-R series, which initially launched October 2016, welcomes a 60 and 70" Class (60"/69.5" diagonal) size model to the product line. The PN-R606/706 professional LCD monitors offer high-impact screen space along with the flexibility to match any number of installation locations. With 1,920 (H) x 1,080 (V) pixel resolution, the PN-R606/706 monitors highlight all of the detail and the visual impact of the content being displayed. These two new models can be installed in a landscape or portrait orientation, face up or tilted backwards, making them perfect for any location. Display Port™ 1.2 connectivity comes standard with the PN-R series, and the interface can be expanded with an optional wireless board or HDBaseT™ 2.0 receiver board. These state-of-the-art displays incorporate Mini Open Pluggable Specification (Mini OPS) design, which Sharp brings to market in collaboration with Intel®. This enables simplified digital signage development and deployment, low power, reliability and a validated compact, fan-less design.

PN-C605B AQUOS BOARD Interactive Display System

Joining the PN-C705B/805B interactive displays, which also launched earlier this year, the new PN-C605B 60" Class (60-1/8" diagonal) display offers a perfect solution for businesses and schools looking for value-priced interactive displays without sacrificing quality and usability. Sharp's direct bonding technology makes the PN-C605B interactive display's touchscreen feel natural to all users and viewers, and SHARP Pen Software facilitates discussions and real time information sharing, perfect for any interactive environment. The display recognizes up to 10 touch points and four-person use, ideal for brainstorms or meetings. The full HD resolution of this model brings images to life in a way that can't be achieved with normal textbooks or printed materials. This series also offers the ability to connect webcams at multiple locations, providing users with even greater flexibility when videoconferencing. Additional features include MFP connectivity and handwriting recognition.

"We are very excited to share our latest, exciting new display product expansions with the market," said Gary Bailer, Director of Product Planning and Marketing for Pro AV Products at Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America. "We are now able to offer our professional grade displays and AQUOS BOARD interactive displays in even more sizes and variations which allows for greater flexibility and customization."

About Sharp Electronics Corporation

Sharp Electronics Corporation is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan's Sharp Corporation. Sharp is a worldwide developer of one-of-a-kind home appliances, networked multifunctional office solutions, professional displays, robotics and energy systems.

About Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America

Through U.S. B2B sales channels, Sharp is the leading brand of Large Format Commercial & Hybrid Displays (60"+) and is the #1 selling brand of Large Format Integrated Touch Displays (60"+)*. Sharp's professional and commercial displays are specially engineered for business applications and are offered in a wide range of sizes and varying capabilities. From high-impact displays for digital signage, to state-of-the-art ultra-narrow bezel video walls, to the award-winning AQUOS BOARD® interactive display systems, Sharp commercial and professional displays help you communicate, collaborate and disseminate information brilliantly. For more information, visit our website at siica.sharpusa.com.

*Results based on IHS Markit, Technology Group, Monthly Large Format Commercial Displays Report, January 2017. Results are not an endorsement of Sharp. Any reliance on these results is at the third party's own judgement and/or responsibility. Visit https://technology.ihs.com/ for more information.

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