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TMCNet:  Advantech to Showcase New Partnerships, Products at 2019 Digital Signage Expo

[March 12, 2019]

Advantech to Showcase New Partnerships, Products at 2019 Digital Signage Expo

Advantech - a leading global innovator of robust, comprehensive computing products, services and solutions for automation and IoT - is pleased to exhibit a range of new industrial display, digital signage and media-player products at the Digital Signage Expo 2019 (DSE), taking place March 26-29 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Nevada.

With an emphasis on creating transformative, one-stop-shop solutions for digital signage across industries, Advantech (News - Alert) will demonstrate how its edge to cloud solutions can be managed from the cloud in addition to providing rugged, customizable and configurable dynamic signage, self-service kiosks, players and consoles - which save time both for their partners and for consumers. Advantech's digital signage can be crafted to fit a fresh space or easily integrated wherever traditional signage exists, across a broad range of industries like retail, healthcare, higher education, hospitality, transportation and more.

"Advantech is pleased to be showcasing its innovative products at this year's Digital Signage Expo," said Advantech's manager of product management, Jasper Hsu. "As digital signage and responsive technology networks continue to evolve, it's important that we continue to interact and engage with key players and customers in the industry."

Alongside partners Intel (News - Alert) and Microsoft, Advantech will feature products from two new partners: FaceCake, creator of Swivel® Smart Digital Signage which enables brands to connect with and engage consumers through its immersive Augmented Reality ad platform, and TouchSource, a leader in smart display technology. TouchSource recently integrated two-way emergency video communication into its engaging elevator solution content, a digital feature soon to be mandatory in all elevators. Both of these partnership applications will be on display in Advantech's booth #2031.

"It is extremely rare for a building owner or property manager to be able to make a single investment that will increase compliance, boost safety and upgrade the overall tenant experience," said TouchSource CEO Ajay Kapoor. "By bringing the engaging content from TouchSource to the elevator space and coupling it with two-way emergency communication, building owners and property managers can accomplish all three of those goals very simply."

FaceCake will showcase Swivel® - its virtual dressing room application which utilizes the Advantech UTC-542 monitor.

"Our Augmented Reality shopping and ad platform extends the traditional dressing room in ways that could previously only be imagined," said FaceCake Founder and CEO Linda Smith. "Swivel instantly engages shoppers, allowing them to virtually Try-On and interact with products and brands in a unique and highly personalized way."

Advantech is proud to join over 200 industry innovators at DSE who represent the best of the digital signage industry. In addition to showcasing the relationship with its newest partners, Advantech will highlight:

  • Its WISE-PaaS/Device On and CRM broad-spectrum IoT device remote monitoring and management platform
  • Digital menu board solution powered by DS-780: Advantech's fanless signage player with triple independent display support; the AIM-37 industrial-grade tablet and printer cradle; and the UTC-320 signage CMS for the Indoor quick service restaurant market
  • The INTEL wall, featuring Intel and Advantech's DS-200 Smart Display Module
  • A 2x2 video wall with a dynamic montage demonstrating Advantech's DS-980 media player
  • The UTC-752 digital kiosk solution, as well as their new UTK-500 series kiosk
  • The UTC-520 train schedule display and DSD-5038 train arrival countdown, driven by the DS-370 digital signage player, for the rail transportation industry

To learn more about Advantech's digital signage products, visit Advantech at DSE 2019 at booth #2031, or online at advantech.com.

ABOUT ADVANTECH: Advantech is the global leader of embedded, industrial, IoT and automation solution platforms. The 35-year-old, billion-dollar business is ranked a top 100 Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) company, with over 1,000 products and more than 8,000 employees working in 92 major cities worldwide. Advantech is renowned for developing and manufacturing high-quality, high-performance hardware and software computing components as well as complete platforms-focused on its vision of enabling an intelligent planet (www.Advantech.com). Advantech is a subsidiary of Advantech Co., Ltd (TAIDEX:2395). For more information, visit www.Advantech.com. Find Advantech on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn and Google+.

ABOUT FACECAKE: FaceCake Marketing Technologies, Inc., creator of Swivel®, Swivel® Close-Up, CAKE AR™, ShadeScout®, GlamScout™, and more, is a leader in augmented retail with a personalized targeted marketing platform. Combining patented technologies with intuitive user interfaces, FaceCake's innovations in Try-On allow consumers to virtually try products on their own images in real time, while instantly providing relevant product recommendations for superior personalization. With billions of product Try-Ons, FaceCake is expert at eliminating traditional shopping barriers. FaceCake's shopping platform is cross-device compatible, making it accessible from anywhere. The privately held company is based in Calabasas, CA (News - Alert). www.facecake.com

ABOUT TOUCHSOURCE: TouchSource delivers simple solutions for smart spaces that engage people. Our captivating digital displays and IoT-connected directory solutions improve the experience of tenants, visitors and retail shoppers. We create intelligent digital experiences in residential, business, retail, healthcare and public spaces with relevant, engaging content that moves people where it matters. Our digital signage solutions are simple to deploy, easy to use and low effort to maintain. We take the pain out of technology change as you upgrade your spaces with beautifully-designed, functionally-fit digital signs and directories. Just ask our customers who we've proudly served over 9,000 times the TouchSource way. www.touchsource.com

Editor's Note: Media interested in meeting with Advantech representatives at or before DSE should email advantech@beyondfifteen.com to set an appointment.


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