Moscow's Public Service Centers Implement Cnario's Digital Signage Software, Turning Buildings into Informational Spaces
Tel Aviv, Israel – March 29, 2011. Cnario, a global provider of digital signage software solutions, today announced that its digital signage software, Cnario Messenger, is being widely implemented in Moscow’s One Window project, a municipal initiative to improve citizen services. Cnario Messenger drives digital signage networks that are installed in regional service centers across Moscow.
The One Window project, begun in 2008 and slated for completion in 2012, encompasses Moscow’s 10 administrative regions (okrugs). Currently, five service centers are being added to the initiative, and dozens of screens are being installed in each center. Granit Center serves as prime contractor and integrator for networking services, IP telephony, and contact center, among others. Avilex, a provider of audio visual integration solutions, serves as Granit’s partner for the digital signage, audio-visual and queuing systems.
The screens, provided by Mitsubishi Electric, display a wide range of information related to various municipal and regional services and processes, such as real estate issues, provision of various documents, public hearings, seminars, etc. In addition, the digital signage network is connected to other systems, such as queuing systems, improving the efficiency of on-site assistance and preventing time waste. The digital signage networks also display entertaining video, reducing the perceived waiting time.
In addition, the digital signage network provides information about Moscow’s development plans and public projects, a very useful tool for local businesses as well as foreign investors.
“The digital signage networks turn Moscow’s service centers into an informational space, helping the authorities to serve citizens and the business community better and in a more efficient manner,” said Tamir Ginat, Cnario’s CEO. “It changes the concept of public service and makes the time a citizen spends in the public centers more efficient and pleasant.”
“One Window is a huge and complicated project,” said Granit Center's Deputy Director Anton Buslov. “We have to provide many types of information to various locations, from one point, and Cnario Messenger helps us get the job done. The unique features of Cnario’s platform are undoubtedly one of the key factors contributing to the success of this complex project.”
Cnario Messenger allowed Avilex to integrate the digital signage network seamlessly with a queuing system, fire alarm system (making it possible to switch the layout to emergency information) and an AMX control system, which is used to control the displays' volume level locally. Cnario Messenger connects the digital signage network to a help desk through the touch panel interfaces, and allows administrators in various buildings to publish local news using Messenger’s Local Web Editor. Cnario Messenger integrates professional DVD players, workstations and TV receivers used to drive the right content to the displays.
Cnario is a global industry leader providing corporations and organizations worldwide with advanced digital signage software solutions and applications. Cnario helps its clients attract customers, increase revenues and enhance branding. Focused on the customer's business needs and requirements, Cnario provides the industry’s most advanced digital signage capabilities with maximum Return-on-Investment (ROI). The company’s easy-to-use solutions are the product-of-choice for hundreds of customers, including Fortune 500 corporations, in a variety of industries: retail, banking, transportation, advertising and media, entertainment, sporting events and facilities, education, and telecom, among others. Through its global partners and international value-added resellers, Cnario has deployed its solutions in 40 countries. The company has offices in the United States, Europe, and Israel. For more information about Cnario visit www.c-nario.com.
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