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iSIGN Media Announces the Development of Its Smart Antenna, Allowing Simultaneous Wi-Fi and Bluetooth(R) Communications With Mobile Phone and Tablet Devices Including iPhones and iPads(October 06, 2011)
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 10/06/11 --
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iSIGN Media Solutions Inc. ("iSIGN" or "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ISD) is pleased to announce that it has completed its Smart Antenna platform development.
"We are very proud to announce another industry first -a single all weather antenna unit that can now broadcast to mobile cell phones, including the iPhone, by Wi-Fi and Bluetooth?? at the same time," said Alex Romanov, iSIGN's Chief Executive Officer. "This is a project that we've been working on for the past ten months in order to address prospective clients' requests for a product that would reach iPhones, iPads and other Wi-Fi capable devices."
The Smart Antenna appears as a free and open access point to device users. Because users simply connect to the Smart Antenna and view content within the web browser that is available on their phone, there is no requirement to download anything to the mobile device in order to view mobile web content, which can include coupons, product info, videos, games, etc. Content can be interactive and support user polling and loyalty membership management.
The Smart Antenna includes a CPU, thus eliminating the need for an external CPU. The Smart Antenna can be connected with existing digital signage or point of sale platforms running Windows, Linux or MAC operating systems. The Smart Antenna includes an aluminum waterproof enclosure and was designed for extended temperature ranges from -40 to +85 degrees Celsius. As the unit draws less than 5 watts and is powered over an Ethernet cable with a maximum length of 100 m (300 feet) it can easily be installed indoors or outdoors and run off a battery for weeks if required.
"Having the ability to communicate via Wi-Fi strengthens our product line immeasurably," added Mr. Romanov. "We can now offer clients a product line that ranges from simple Bluetooth?? messaging with basic reporting, to Bluetooth?? broadcasting and full reporting or broadcasting utilizing both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth?? with full reporting capabilities. The Smart Antenna will significantly increase our Anonymous Mobile Analytics ("AMA") and related customer data."
Please click on http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtzN5SuxXCE for a demonstration of our Smart Antenna.
About iSIGN Media
iSIGN is a leading developer of location-based interactive proximity advertising solutions that deliver rich media, permission based messages, free of charge to cell phones using Bluetooth?? connectivity, while providing Business Intelligence to the client. The Company's patent-pending advertising platform combines the precision of direct marketing and the tracking potential of the Web to deliver more cost effective and ROI - driven advertising than is possible via print, radio and television. iSIGN is based in Richmond Hill, Ontario with R&D and customer support operations in Vancouver, BC. iSIGN is a business partner of AOpen America Inc., having an OEM agreement for the embedding of its IMS software in AOpen's digital media players and IBM, as their Solution Provider, POS All Models. iSIGN's software solutions are also distributed by BlueStar Inc. to their network of Value Added Resellers. iSIGN is publicly traded in Toronto (TSX.V) under the symbol "ISD". Additional information about iSIGN Media can be found at www.isignmedia.com.
This news release includes certain forward-looking statements that are based upon current expectations, which involve risks and uncertainties associated with iSIGN Media's business and the environment in which the business operates. Any statements contained herein that are not statements of historical facts may be deemed to be forward-looking, including those identified by the expressions "anticipate", "believe", "plan", "estimate", "expect", "intend", and similar expressions to the extent they relate to the Company or its management. The forward-looking statements are not historical facts, but reflect iSIGN Media's current expectations regarding future results or events. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations, including the matters discussed under "Risks and Uncertainties" in the Filing Statement filed on October 9th, 2009 with the regulatory authorities. iSIGN Media assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements.
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