Planar Systems Completes NaturalPoint Acquisition for $125 Million

Clifton Dawson, Principal Analyst Devices & Technology, Insight Articles, Interfaces, Location-Based Entertainment, Location-Based xR Intelligence Service, Shared Environments, Venture Capital, Private Equity, and M&A, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

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Planar Systems, a leading worldwide provider of display systems, announced this week that the transaction to acquire NaturalPoint has now been finalized. This follows the signing of the definitive agreement in November 2016.

About NaturalPoint

NaturalPoint was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Corvallis, Oregon. NaturalPoint, and their OptiTrack brand, is a market leader in the growing category of optical tracking and motion capture solutions. Its products help people move through space with the use of specialized cameras to track reflectors or LED’s placed on people and objects as they move.

About Planar

Planar was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Corvallis. In 2015, Planar became a subsidiary of Leyard Optoelectronic Co., Ltd., a global leader in the design, production, distribution, and service of digital displays, video walls, and visualization products worldwide. Leyard was founded in 1995, is headquartered in Beijing, China and is traded on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.

Planar Acquisition History

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