Haivision Appoints Convergencia as Distribution Partner in Latin America

CoolSign Digital Signage Partnership Increases Regional Presence and Customer Support

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| Source: Haivision Canada HQ

MONTREAL, June 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Haivision, an enterprise video technology company, today announced a strategic alliance with Convergencia Digital Signage (formerly Congress-Sales) for distribution in Latin America. The partnership will leverage Convergencia's expertise in full-service digital signage and Haivision's proven digital signage solutions to drive expansive growth in multiple markets and increased regional presence to better serve joint customers.

Convergencia offers self-serve, hosted and managed solutions for end-to-end digital signage, including content creation and distribution technologies powered by Haivision's CoolSign digital signage solution. A number of Argentinian companies in the financial, oil and gas, heathcare, and retail industries are already relying on Convergencia and Haivision for digital signage, including customers like Musimundo, Aeropuertos Argentina 2000, YPF S.A., Coca-Cola Company, Telecom Argentina, Telefonica, Cencosud, and others.

Haivision's award-winning CoolSign digital signage solution provides a seamless approach to managing and distributing digital signage with fully integrated live IP video content. Deployed in stadiums, universities, and enterprise facilities worldwide, CoolSign provides a scalable, data-driven, enterprise-grade digital signage platform. When coupled with Haivision's Furnace IP video system, CoolSign distributes live broadcast feeds securely within and across facilities.

"Latin America is a very unique market and Convergencia is an expert in solving this region's digital signage challenges," said Luis María Gonzalez Lentijo, CEO for Convergencia. "With Haivision's scalable CoolSign solution, our customers can broadly distribute content across varied geographical areas with limited bandwidth, and engage audiences with rich content."

"Convergencia has expertise in creating engaging digital signage content and an exceptional track record with our existing customers. With this partnership, Haivision CoolSign solutions will reach a broader market in Latin America and we can offer regional customers the local support and expertise they need," said Peter Maag, Haivision's chief marketing officer.

About Convergencia Digital Signage

Founded in 2008 and based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Convergencia is the leading provider of digital signage in Latin America. Convergencia offers self-service, hosted and managed solutions for end-to-end digital signage, including content creation and distribution technologies. Specializing in the transportation, retail and advertising markets, Convergencia provides integrated services and solutions that cover the entire digital signage ecosystem from project design, ROI, ROO, channel and content design, implementation, channel management and operation (hosting, monitoring, and support and maintenance).

About Haivision

Haivision delivers end-to-end solutions for streaming, encoding, recording, managing, and distributing secure video and interactive media within the enterprise, education, medical/healthcare, and federal/military industries. Haivision is a private company based in Montreal and Chicago with regional offices in Austin, Tx; Atlanta, Ga.; Portland, Or.; Washington D.C. and Hamburg, Germany. With a global sales and support organization, Haivision distributes its products through value-added resellers, system integrators, distributors, and OEMs worldwide. More information is available at www.haivision.com.

Jennifer Gazin
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