New digital signage network to utilize iPump® 562 media players in retail environment
Wegener Corporation (OTCQB: WGNR.PK), a leading provider of equipment for television, audio and data distribution networks worldwide, today announced the receipt of an order for iPump® 562 enterprise media players totaling $1,100,000. The units will be deployed in an international satellite-enabled digital signage project.
WEGENER’s digital signage solution provides simultaneous support of multiple clients, marketing zones and applications. It includes new digital sign creation for custom sign layouts and sequences of video, audio, graphics, html and text content. It can be used to display local content at 1 or 1000+ screens utilizing a control system proven to support millions of ad insertions a month.
“Adding digital signage to our portfolio of media distribution solutions expands our clients’ ability to deliver targeted messages,” stated Troy Woodbury, President and CEO of Wegener Corporation. “Coupled with Compel® 2 network control, clients can easily manage a variety of communication tools to multiple audiences in hundreds of locations.”
WEGENER iPump 562 media players provide a flexible messaging environment with features supporting live HD video, background music and digital signage. The new WEGENER Compel 2 network control system is used to remotely manage iPump 562 media players. Compel 2 distributes audio/visual commands, manages schedules, receiver databases and distribution over satellite & Internet paths. The new web browser interface streamlines support for multiple networks with enhanced permission-based access and segregation of network data.
The order was booked during WEGENER’s current first fiscal quarter of 2011 and will ship during WEGENER’s first and second quarters of 2011.
WEGENER® (Wegener Communications, Inc.), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wegener Corporation (Nasdaq: WGNR), is an international provider of digital video and audio solutions for broadcast television, radio, telco, private and cable networks. With over 30 years experience in optimizing point-to-multipoint multimedia distribution over satellite, fiber, and IP networks, WEGENER offers a comprehensive product line that handles the scheduling, management and delivery of media rich content to multiple devices, including video screens, computers and audio devices. WEGENER focuses on long- and short-term strategies for bandwidth savings, dynamic advertising, live events and affiliate management.
WEGENER’s product line includes: iPump® media servers for file-based and live broadcasts; COMPEL® Network Control and COMPEL® Conditional Access for dynamic command, monitoring and addressing of multi-site video, audio, and data networks; and the Unity® satellite media receivers for live radio and video broadcasts. Applications served include: digital signage, linear and file-based TV distribution, linear and file-based radio distribution, Nielsen rating information, broadcast news distribution, business music distribution, corporate communications, video and audio simulcasts.
WEGENER® can be reached at (770) 814-4000 or at www.wegener.com.
Melanie Charles – Marketing Manager
e-mail: m.charles [at] wegener.com
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Jim Traicoff – CFO
FAX (770) 623-9648
info [at] wegener.com