MONTREAL and CHICAGO — Dec. 21, 2010 — Haivision Network Video today announced that it has joined the prestigious Digital Screenmedia Association (DSA). DSA is a non-profit trade organization serving the digital signage, interactive kiosk, mobile, and self-service technology industries. Both Haivision and DSA are focused at advancing the application of interactive and monitored media throughout enterprise applications.
Haivision’s CoolSign digital signage platform is designed for diverse, interactive, enterprise-grade deployments of screens driven by signage players or of digital frames. The combination of the CoolSign technology with Haivision’s IP video systems allows managed content to easily reach standard set-top boxes, desktops, and even mobile devices. Haivision is unique in providing true end-to-end solutions for enterprise media.
“We’re pleased to be joining with other industry leaders and DSA members to advance the development of the global digital signage, interactive kiosk, and mobile media community,” said Peter Maag, executive vice president at Haivision. “As digital screenmedia technologies continue to emerge and evolve, we’re prepared not only to facilitate better awareness across the industry and among potential users, but also to provide solutions that meet the needs of those markets.”
“The DSA membership is a who’s who in digital screenmedia,” said David Drain, DSA executive director. “We have a broad cross-section of members, from small start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Our membership includes users, vendors, network operators, agencies, brands, integrators, pro A/V firms, and more. Companies join DSA to meet people and companies and gain access to valuable information and to save money — in other words, to be successful.”
Haivision delivers technologies that combine video, graphics, and metadata across diverse networks. Haivision’s CoolSign digital signage and Furnace IP video distribution solutions enable a high degree of administrative control, usage control and reporting, and interactive consumption of media throughout the enterprise regardless of endpoint platform.
About Digital Screenmedia Association
The Digital Screenmedia Association was formed through the April 2010 merger of the Digital Signage Association and the Self-Service and Kiosk Association. With over 650 members, the purpose of the DSA is to advance the growth and excellence of the global digital signage, interactive kiosk, and mobile community through advocacy, education, and networking.
About Haivision Network Video
Based in Montreal and Chicago, Haivision Network Video is a private company and a world leader in delivering the most advanced and intelligent IP video networking and digital signage technology. Haivision’s products are deployed worldwide within the foremost Fortune 100 companies; in the most rigorous military and defense applications; in state-of-the-art healthcare facilities for video collaboration and training; in highly renowned educational institutions for IPTV, teaching, and signage; in the most efficient interactive broadcast applications; and within the world’s leading TelePresence suites. Haivision distributes its products through value-added resellers, system integrators, distributors, and OEMs worldwide.