SOURCE: MediaTile (The MediaTile Company)

January 17, 2008 03:01 ET

MediaTile Receives 2008 Digital Signage Technology Leadership Award From Frost & Sullivan for Its "Digital Sign in a Box" and "Cellular Digital Signage" Technology

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA--(Marketwire - January 17, 2008) - MediaTile today announced that it has received the 2008 North American Digital Signage Technology Leadership Award from global growth consulting company Frost & Sullivan in recognition of the company's effort in producing its turnkey, all-in-one Digital-Sign-in-a-Box™ system. The Digital-Sign-in-a-Box system fully integrates the three main components of a digital signage network including: a commercial-grade display with embedded media player, network connectivity using cellular broadband services, and a web-based broadcast portal for advanced content management. The award can be viewed at

"Frost & Sullivan is pleased to present The MediaTile Company with the Award for Technology Leadership in the field of digital signage solutions for its simple, all-in-one, fully integrated Digital-Sign-in-a-Box system," said Yin Fern Ko, Frost & Sullivan Analyst. "The system can be easily deployed and operated by customers and eliminates many of the costs and complexities associated with digital signage broadcast networks."

"Speaking for the entire MediaTile worldwide staff, distribution agents and partners, we are excited and honored to receive this year's Digital Signage Technology Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan," said Keith Kelsen, CEO and Chairman of The MediaTile Company. "MediaTile has always been a leader and innovator in digital signage and receiving this award is an important recognition of our ability to enable far more companies to deploy and operate digital signage networks while delivering the best possible business value in the industry. With MediaTile all you need to do is -- just add power -- and your signage network is up and running with complete web-based control."

The Frost & Sullivan award noted that MediaTile was also recognized for its approach to continuous improvement, acknowledging recent enhancements such as: advertisements that automatically update from remote sources, the addition of remotely controlled touch screen configurations, and support for multiple connectivity options in addition to Cellular, including Satellite, Wi-Fi and Ethernet. In addition, the award cited that feedback from customers using the Digital-Sign-in-a-Box system has been outstanding, with many claiming that they spend about half the time, and at about half the cost, to achieve their desired return on investment (ROI) as compared to the deployment of traditional digital signage systems.

Each year Frost & Sullivan presents this Award to the company that has pioneered the development and introduction of an innovative technology into the market; a technology that has either impacted or has the potential to impact several market sectors. The Award recognizes a company's successful technology development that is expected to bring significant contributions to the industry in terms of adoption, change, and competitive posture. For more information about Frost & Sullivan's Best Practices Awards, visit

About The MediaTile Company

MediaTile is an established worldwide supplier of easy to deploy and use digital signage solutions, and the world's first provider of cellular-based digital signage networks. MediaTile enables retailers, brands, banks, corporate offices and narrowcasters of all types to deploy and operate digital signage networks in far more places, in much less time, and realize ROI sooner. With our unique and patent-pending cellular-based approach, our award-winning Digital-Sign-in-a-Box and web-based Broadcast Portal, we've made on-site network management, application software, and upgrades a thing of the past. Now you can realize all the advantages of digital signage without any of the headaches. MediaTile products and services are available worldwide through our affiliate offices. For more information visit:

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