Haivision Wins InfoComm Best Digital Signage Product

MONTREAL and CHICAGO — July 7, 2011 — Haivision Network Video, leading provider of the most advanced video networking, digital signage, and IP video distribution solutions, today announced that its CoolSign digital signage solution was recognized with the “Best Digital Signage Product” award from the InfoComm/Rental & Staging New Product Awards. The awards, presented at InfoComm 2011, recognized the most innovative A/V products introduced in 2010.

“We’re proud that our CoolSign digital signage solution was recognized as the best product in the digital signage market,” said Peter Maag, executive vice president at Haivision. “Working with our partners and integrators, we emphasize design and delivery of flexible, intelligent, and scalable solutions targeted to the specific needs of the customer. The versatility of our CoolSign technology makes it easy for integrators to provide cost-effective yet robust digital signage solutions for any application.”

David Keene, executive editor at Rental & Staging Systems, NewBay Media, noted, “Digital signage is increasingly being offered by A/V rental and staging companies as part of their service and product mix. Corporate and entertainment events, including trade shows, are now using A/V beyond the stage or booth, and taking networked content to every place people meet. Haivision is one of the companies at the forefront of digital signage.”

CoolSign boasts features and functions capable of satisfying any signage need, including small-scale installations, sophisticated multiscreen landmark displays, and large-scale global networks. Launched in 1998, CoolSign has a long legacy of innovation, and its ongoing development has pioneered aspects of digital signage technology including n-tier architecture, native multicasting support, real-time connectivity, full edge device monitoring and control, flexible media scheduling, closed data architecture, bandwidth usage controls, and many others. Secure, scalable, reliable, and efficient, CoolSign serves the demands of myriad retail, government, financial services, corporate, and pure-play digital out-of-home advertising (DOOH) networks around the globe.

Winning manufacturers across various product and service categories were recognized in a ceremony at InfoComm 2011, on the Rental & Staging System’s website, and in the August 2011 Rental & Staging Systems issue.

About Haivision Network Video
Haivision delivers advanced technology for streaming, recording, managing, and distributing secure IP video and interactive media within the enterprise, education, medical/healthcare, and federal/military markets. Haivision is a private company based in Montreal and Chicago, with technical excellence centers in Beaverton, Ore.; Austin, Texas; and Hamburg, Germany. With a global sales and support organization, Haivision distributes its products through value-added resellers, system integrators, distributors, and OEMs worldwide.

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