Kramer Electronics and ComQi sign global strategic partnership agreement

ComQi_logoThe agreement provides Kramer Electronics with exclusive manufacturing, sales and marketing rights for ComQi’s (former Minicom Digital Signage) Media Distribution products and rights for ComQi to market and distribute Kramer’s products to its customer base

Continuing its strategy of delivering exceptional and creative AV Signal Management solutions to customers around the world, Kramer Electronics is announcing it has entered into a license agreement with ComQi.

Kramer Electronics Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of high-quality analog and digital audio, video and computer signal management products for the ProAV industry. ComQi (formed from the merger of Minicom Digital Signage and EnQii) is a leading digital in-venue media management company

The agreement provides Kramer Electronics with exclusive manufacturing, sales and marketing rights for ComQi’s (Minicom Digital Signage) Media Distribution products and will allow Kramer to provide an end-to-end Digital Media solution encompassing media distribution, network management, content management and proof-of-performance, on various digital signage platforms, such as mobile web, and computer screens, based on ComQi hardware and software technologies. Kramer Electronics will be able to offer these timeless designed solutions to both small and large installations. In addition, ComQi will market Kramer’s entire product suite to its customer base to continue to offer a full service solution to its global customers.

“We are very pleased to have reached this agreement with ComQi, to manufacture, sell and market the Minicom Digital Signage products”, said Dr. Joseph Kramer, founder, president and chairman of Kramer Electronics. “This agreement demonstrates Kramer’s commitment to provide the best digital signage solutions currently available, and enables us to focus on developing our portfolio with the next generation products.”

“We are excited about this partnership with Kramer,” said Ajay Chowdhury, ComQi’s CEO. “It will increase the reach for our hardware products through Kramer’s global sales force and also allow us to sell all of Kramer’s extensive product line into our customer base. We believe this will provide customers with one of the best integrated digital signage solutions available.”

The new partnership will be launched at ISE 2013 (Integrated Systems Europe) in Amsterdam on January 29th.

For more information about Kramer Electronics please go to www.kramerelectronics.com

For more information about ComQi please go to  www.comqi.com

About Kramer Electronics

Founded in 1981, with its world headquarters in Israel, Kramer Electronics Ltd., is a leading manufacturer of high-quality analog and digital audio, video and computer signal management products for ProAV, Presentation, Production, Broadcast, Home Theater, Houses of Worship and Security applications.  Kramer’s product line includes audio, video and computer signal processing equipment, distribution amplifiers (DAs), switchers, matrix switchers, digital and analog decoders and encoders, time-base correctors, presentation accessories, cable assemblies, scan converters and scalers.  Kramer also offers broadcast quality routers, distribution amplifiers, and controllers through Kramer’s acquisition of Sierra Video Systems.  Recently, the company added a line of Serial Digital (SDI), FireWire (IEEE 1394), DVI, HDMI and HDTV signal processing and distribution equipment.

Aside from its headquarters in Israel, Kramer has corporate sales and distribution offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, United Kingdom,  France, Spain, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Italy, India, China, Thailand, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand.

About ComQi

ComQi is a global leader providing a powerful multi-channel message management platform that controls a network’s content and infrastructure, closing the loop between digital signage, mobile, web and social media within a venue. ComQi won numerous awards including the AV Technology Award for the Best Digital Signage Product in 2011. It has been voted as the number one global digital signage provider for three years in a row by DailyDOOH and a Tier One player by Frost & Sullivan for the second year in a row.

Created through the merger of Minicom Digital Signage and EnQii, ComQi’s mission is to deliver an end-to-end solution that is tailored to engage consumers by optimizing communications and marketing strategies that provide the best ROI. By putting the consumer at the center of the experience, ComQi enables Connected Experiences through a single platform that offers media distribution, network and content management, interactive experiences and impact measurement. ComQi offers all these solutions directly or by partnering with systems integrators, distributors and marketing agencies.

ComQi’s hundreds of customers include leading brands around the world, such as Care Media and Six Flags (in the US), McDonald’s and The Premier League (in the UK), CinemaxX (in Germany), Toys ‘R’ Us (in China)  and Carrefour and Credit Lyonnais (in France).

With over 12 years of expertise and more than 400,000 displays worldwide, ComQi is a global company headquartered in New York with offices in Jerusalem, Toronto, London, Paris, Hong Kong Shanghai and a representative office in India.

Source: ComQi