Black Box Corp. recently announced that Technology Marketing Corp. (TMC) has awarded the Black Box iCOMPEL digital signage player platform its 2009 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award.

According to the announcement, the Norwalk, Connecticut-based TMC presents the award to businesses that have shown "vision, leadership, and thoroughness." It was the second straight year that Black Box’s iCOMPEL received the TMC award.

"Black Box has been recognized with a 2009 Product of the Year Award for their admirable efforts in the advancement of data and video communications," TMC CEO Rich Tehrani said in the announcement. "The iCOMPEL has shown benefits for its customers and provides ROI for the companies that use it. Congratulations to the entire team at Black Box. I look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the coming year."

The iCOMPEL family of browser-based, networked players gives businesses and organizations of any size an affordable solution for improving internal and external communications through relevant, dynamic digital signage, Black Box says. With it users can stream recorded or live video, Flash animation, RSS news and stock ticker feeds, as well as other Web-based media.

As an "out-of-the-box" solution, iCOMPEL comes preloaded with software for assembling and distributing HD-quality multimedia content to digital signs. It includes drag-and-drop tools for playing of stored and live media in multiple screen zones, and menus for scheduling content distribution by time and location. There are no software as a service (SaaS) fees.

"Digital signage can potentially be a very expensive initial and ongoing investment and, because of its complexity, it can be difficult to integrate into an existing network," said Brian Kutchma, Black Box director of marketing. "But our strategy with iCOMPEL was to make it an affordable, easy-to-integrate solution that’s also scalable, so a business can start with one screen in one location and expand to many screens in many locations."

Related Content

User Comments – Give us your opinion!
Products & Services

Giant LCD Signage | 82" NEC LCD8205

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/8205_w_model_HO_std2_100.gif

3144/Giant-LCD-Signage-82-NEC-LCD8205

42" Enabl3D LCD Displays

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/3403.png

3403/42-Enabl3D-LCD-Displays

LG 55LN541C

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/6429.png

6429/LG-55LN541C

SAPPHIRE PowerScale EX100 HDMI over CATx Extender

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/5963.png

5963/SAPPHIRE-PowerScale-EX100-HDMI-over-CATx-Extender

CAYIN SuperMonitor 3: Monitor Functioning Status of Multiple …

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/4693.png

4693/CAYIN-SuperMonitor-3-Monitor-Functioning-Status-of-Multiple-Digital-Signage-Networks

CCM Enterprise Software

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/4246.png

4246/CCM-Enterprise-Software

Think BIG! When Size Matters, Choose the Sharp PN-R Series …

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/6327.png

6327/Think-BIG-When-Size-Matters-Choose-the-Sharp-PN-R-Series-Professional-Displays

HA82-3R: 2×8 Dual HDMI Amplifier equipped with RS-232 Control

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/6613.png

6613/HA82-3R-2-8-Dual-HDMI-Amplifier-equipped-with-RS-232-Control

FWDS42H2/DS - 42” S-series Digital Signage Bundle

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/5849.png

5849/FWDS42H2-DS-42-S-series-Digital-Signage-Bundle

Black Box HDMI Matrix Switches

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/3192.png

3192/Black-Box-HDMI-Matrix-Switches

CONNECT 2014 Mobile Innovation Summit
Request Information From Suppliers
Save time looking for suppliers. Complete this form to submit a Request for Information to our entire network of partners.