Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Audience for Android Wins Signage Solutions Product of the Year Award

Signage Solutions, the technology and solutions magazine for digital signage, DOOH, mobile and place-based digital media, has announced the winners of its 2012 Product of the Year Awards. Winners were honored in 12 distinct categories with Audience for Android submitted by Capital Networks Limited, winning Product of the Year in the Media Player category.

The Signage Solutions Product of the Year Award recognizes the most innovative products of the year in the digital signage field. In its inaugural year, the award program is honoring the outstanding product development achievements of digital signage manufacturers whose products are considered exceptional in the advancement or development of the digital signage industry, as well as their ability to best serve end users and consumers.

Capital Networks Limited, a leading global provider of dynamic digital signage content creation and management software, announced the release of the latest addition to the Audience software platform — Audience for Android — in June 2012. Powered by the android operating system, the Audience for Android media player and software bundle provides a high performance, low cost alternative to traditional PC based digital signage deployments.

“We're very happy to receive this recognition,” said Jim Vair, Vice President of Business Development at Capital Networks. “Since bringing Audience for Android to the market in June, we've found this solution allows our customers to think on a much larger scale when it comes to planning their digital signage projects. The low cost and ease of implementation is inviting to potential users that are new to digital signage while existing customers are happy to have the ability to expand their current deployments much more economically.”

Along with the ability to take advantage of the advanced Audience content management system, some of the key features found within Audience for Android include:
  • Real time scheduling
  • Support of single and multi-zone layouts
  • Full screen H.264 video playback
  • Support of live data feeds
  • As Run Logs for content verification
  • Command and Control features for emergency messaging
“We're excited about the success of our first-annual Product of the Year contest,” said Ben Skidmore, publisher of Signage Solutions magazine. “The competition was very impressive, and we would like to thank each company that participated. This amazing group of products is proof that the digital signage industry is doing incredible things. We can't wait to see that innovation continue in 2013 and beyond.”

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