WEGENER Showcases Digital Signage Solutions with Blue Hat Design at 2011 National Religious Broadcaster Convention and Exposition
Demonstrations to include content ingest for digital signage and new video on demand interface
Johns Creek, Georgia – Wegener Corporation (OTCQB: WGNR.PK), a leading provider of equipment for television, audio and data distribution networks worldwide, today announced it has provided video equipment to Blue Hat Design to showcase digital signage and on-demand training applications at the 2011 National Religious Broadcaster (NRB) Convention and Exposition in Nashville. Blue Hat Design is exhibiting in booth 1023.
The equipment will be used to preview WEGENER’s Open Ingest solution for CompelConnect.com™ controlled digital signs. The Open Ingest solution helps faith-based organizations distribute the workload of updating multiple signs to more people, in a secure fashion. Organizations can seamlessly introduce standard approval processes, email confirmations and format conversion work without directly accessing core network control operations.
In addition, visit Blue Hat Design to preview WEGENER’s new library mode for WEGENER iPump® media servers. This mode supports training programs requiring video on demand capability. The new library mode supports custom on-screen-display graphics, a full featured remote control and remote access to media through a web interface.
ABOUT THE NRB CONVENTION
The annual Convention & Exposition is the largest nationally and internationally recognized event dedicated solely to assist those in the field of Christian communications. The dynamic Exposition consists of nearly 300 companies and is an active marketplace for those seeking tools and services to expand their ministries. NRB 2011 is being held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, February 26 – March 1, 2011. For registration and other Convention information go to: www.nrbconvention.org.
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.
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