IMS Audio Visual Announces New Digital Signage Division

As the demand from customers for digital signage solutions has increased, IMS Audio Visual has responded by announcing a new division to focus on this need. IMS has hired a Manager ofDigital Signage Solutions with 25 years experience in the industry to spearhead this growth and has assembled a team of existing sales, support, engineering and service resources as a foundation for this exciting new division.

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IMS has conducted extensive market research to establish the best possible blend of products and services to help customers seeking communications solutions. Twelve of the most dominate digital signage developers were chosen for analysis and each was required to provide information based on a thirty category comparison grid. The final group was then interviewed and asked to provide demonstrations of the products and four companies emerged as IMS partners for the Digital Signage Solutions Division.

AGN Pro +/-

An east coast firm offering a diverse lineup of digital signage “appliance” products ideal for entry level systems and stand-alone signage projects. All AGN I PRO products offer compact size, plug-and-play ease of use, simple, inexpensive software and no requirement for “high-powered” PCs.

Scala, Inc. +/-

Headquartered in Exton, Pa with operations in California, the UK, Norway, The Netherlands, China and Japan. Scala is used by some of the largest digital signage engagements and most respectable partners in the industry. InfoChannel 5™ introduces the brand-new InfoChannel Content Manager™ which together with other significant Authoring, Network Management and Playback enhancements ensures that this next generation of digital signage software offers unequaled new features including a new 3D-based rendering engine for improved visual quality and performance and multiple independent output channels per remote Player PC dramatically reducing hardware costs at remote playback locations.

AGN Pro +/-

A web-enabled digital signage solution which was developed to enhance Scala. CastNET works with Scala adding a fully web-enabled feature that allows you to add, update and manage information displayed on any digital display via a simple web browser like Explorer™. An easy 4-step interface empowers many users to share in the content creation and updating process through hundreds of provided templates. Graphics, text and HD quality, full motion video can all be combined in a simple to use, scalable application.

Nexus +/-

A Dallas based digital signage company with offices in Oklahoma, the UK and Malaysia provides two distinct levels of digital signage products. Nexus On-Demand is a “software- as-a-service” offering for clients who do not wish to purchase and manage an on site solution. Nexus CS is an online content and network management suite that is utilized to develop and control enterprise media applications and networks. The Nexus solutions are currently used by companies such as CB Richard Ellis, The University of Oklahoma, EDS, and Pioneer Electronics.

IMS Audio Visual
has over 10 years experience in the dynamic AV business under the leadership of Jill and John Renninger and is considered one of the fastest expanding AV companies in the region. IMS operates two business units: Show Services/Event Staging and Audio Visual “Design/Build” integration.

For more information contact Jack R. Cary at 610-361-1870 or jcary@ims-av.com