ZIVELO and EcoTech Computers Announce North American Distribution Agreement

| June 4, 2012

US-Based Kiosk Manufacturer and Ireland-Based Green Technology Manufacturer Partner to Offer Solar-Powered Outdoor Kiosks to North American Market

ZIVELO, a recognized leader within the self-service kiosk and digital signage manufacturing industry and EcoTech Computers, an innovative developer of green self-service technology announce today their exclusive North American distribution agreement. This agreement grants ZIVELO exclusive rights to North American sales of the Eco Kiosk, a solar-powered standalone kiosk developed by EcoTech Computers for outdoor use.

EcoTech cites ZIVELO’s global brand awareness as a key factor in their decision to form this new partnership to expand their Eco Kiosk product line into the North American market.

“ZIVELO have proven themselves as a market leader within the kiosk industry and we are very excited to work with them to expand the offering of our outdoor, green kiosk solution,” says Peter McManus, founder and CEO of EcoTech Computers, “The steps that ZIVELO has taken to be a green manufacturer have also influenced our decision to form this partnership. I am confident that both teams will work very well together to deliver this fantastic new product to the world.”

The Eco Kiosk integrates cutting-edge green energy development with a patented power management system to operate solely on the power of the sun and an optional hand crank – eliminating the need for power and data access. Not only does this system reduce the power consumption of the kiosk, it can also predict upcoming power availability by monitoring local weather forecasts to predict sunshine levels. With hybrid models that can incorporate battery or electrically wired backup systems available for areas with intermittent sunshine, the Eco Kiosk is a power house in the outdoor kiosk market.

“The Eco Kiosk is the apex of green self-service technology, with each deployed terminal saving an average of 9.5 tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year,” says Ziver Birg, CEO of ZIVELO, “Not only do these kiosks eliminate electricity costs, but they offer unlimited outdoor placement options – breaking down the barriers of today’s conventional kiosk limitations. We’re excited to combine ZIVELO’s North American infrastructure with EcoTech’s innovative products to push the boundaries of self-service technology.”

About EcoTech Computers
EcoTech Computers Ltd is an innovative technology company with one goal in mind – making modern technology green. Through extensive research and development and over 15 years of experience in the kiosk industry, the Eco Kiosk was born as the world’s first standalone solar powered turnkey information portal. Based in Ireland, EcoTech Computers is a family-run business dedicated to providing sustainable employment to their community. For more information about EcoTech Computers, please visit http://www.ecotechcomputers.ie.

About ZIVELO
ZIVELO has rapidly grown to become the world’s largest self-service kiosk manufacturers, with over 250,000 square feet of manufacturing facilities and over 200 employees. The design, engineering, and manufacturing of their public terminal systems are completely contained within the United States, allowing them to offer rapid turnaround of product delivery.

ZIVELO’s product line is well known globally and with over 100 resellers and distributors throughout the US, Canada, Europe, South Africa and Australia, has been utilized by customers across multiple industries such as Coca-Cola, Nike, Verizon, Hilton, US Steel, CIA, FBI, Siemens, Boeing, MIT, NASA and the US Army.

For more information about ZIVELO or its lines of kiosks and digital signage products, please visit http://www.zivelo.com or contact info [at] zivelo.com.

Source: ZIVELO

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