YCD Multimedia and Elo Touch Solutions Announce Alliance to Provide Interactive Digital Signage Solutions
New York – June 18, 2012. YCD Multimedia, a global leader in providing smart digital media solutions to the retail business world, and Elo Touch Solutions, a global leader in commercial touchscreen products, today announced a partnership to provide advanced interactive digital signage solutions. The solutions will be based on YCD's digital media software products and Elo Touch Solutions' family of Interactive Digital Signage (IDS) displays.
The partnership combines the digital media expertise of YCD Multimedia with the interactive display products from Elo Touch Solutions. The joint offering meets the increasing demand for interactive displays, which enable retailers to involve and engage their customers in an active dialog, while creating a better shopping experience. The companies have a shared vision regarding the bright future of interactive displays, and both have earned a high global reputation in this field.
In-store solutions vary widely and include a range of interactive technologies and content, including information on products and services, entertainment and ordering information. Effective use of interactive displays not only attracts and engages the customer, but provides a cost-conscious tool for retailers to create a unique brand experience with the ease-of-use of digital marketing for updates to ad campaigns, product promotions and pricing.
"We joined forces with Elo Touch Solutions to meet the increasing demand of customers for engaging interactive solutions," said Noam Levavi, YCD Multimedia's CEO. "Together with Elo, we will provide a full package of hardware and software to address these needs."
“Both companies come to the table with completely unique talents and insights. This announcement is big news for customers of both companies as it means that we will meet a critical need in the retail industry, enhancing our customers' competitive edge," Stephen Aguirre, director of strategic marketing for Elo Touch Solutions stated.
About YCD Multimedia
YCD Multimedia is an industry leader providing corporations and organizations worldwide with advanced digital media solutions and applications within the retail environment, as well as other industries. YCD’s flexible platforms help businesses attract clients, reinforce branding and ensure a measurable impact on their business. YCD’s end-to-end offering combines strategy, professional services and technology to increase profits, optimize product mix and enhance the customer experience. To date, the company has partnered with over 2,000 customers, including Fortune 500 corporations and some of the world’s most recognized brands, such as Burger King, Coca-Cola, Toyota, Estee Lauder, Ferrari, Cartier, and Diesel. Founded in 1999, YCD Multimedia is headquartered in the United States with offices in the United Kingdom and Israel, and has an international network of resellers serving clients around the globe. In October 2011 YCD acquired Cnario, a global provider of digital signage software solutions. For more information, visit www.ycdmultimedia.com
About Elo Touch Solutions
Elo Touch Solutions is a premier global supplier of touch solutions including touchscreen components, touchmonitors, and all-in-one (AiO) touchcomputers. With multiple touchscreen technology options, Elo touch solutions meet the diverse requirements of digital signage, retail, point-of-sale (POS), hospitality, medical/healthcare IT, industrial, and consumer. A pioneer in the industry with over 40 years of experience, Elo brings quality, innovation, and integrity to everything we touch. Visit www.elotouch.com or call 1-800-557-1458 for more information about Elo’s products and services.
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