SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2014) - Beamz Interactive, Inc. (OTCQB: BZIC), a leading developer of state-of-the-art interactive music products, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Consort World, a distributor of special needs and assistive technology products, with operations based out of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates.
As part of the agreement, Consort World will distribute the Beamz Education and Healthcare offering throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Consort World supplies its products in over 16 countries, and represents numerous brand-name suppliers within the areas of special education and assistive technology. The company's current distribution network reaches countries such as Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen.
"This agreement with Consort World represents a bold new step as we enter distribution in the Arabic speaking world," said Charlie Mollo, CEO of Beamz Interactive. "Since day one, our overarching mission at Beamz has been to demonstrate the benefits of experiencing interactive music for people of all abilities. As we continue to introduce Beamz to new markets around the world, we look forward to working with major distributors in their respective regions, such as Consort World and their regarded expertise in the Middle East and Africa."
Founded in 2006, Consort World has become a renowned and trusted name in the fields of special education and assistive technology products. The company operates across the MENA region, currently representing over 28 suppliers within the area of assistive technology, with a particular emphasis on eye tracking tools, through its various partners like Tobii Technology. Consort World not only distributes products for its numerous suppliers, it also offers IT network, support and security solutions to companies in the region.
"The technology behind Beamz is very much in demand in this part of the world, especially considering our corporate mission to make a difference by helping people with various impairments live a more independent life," said Camille Matta, Managing Director of Consort World. "With approximately 500 million people and significant purchasing power, the MENA region is a great new market for Beamz products. In particular, the Beamz Education and Healthcare line is a fantastic way for those with disabilities to experience the cognitive and physical therapy benefits of interactive music technology."
The Beamz Education and Healthcare products are compatible with multiple platforms (PC, Mac and Apple iOS) and come supplied with at least 50 songs across all genres. In addition, Beamz has developed new activity guides, which provide structured activities that showcase how Beamz can be used in many different settings for a variety of purposes. The Beamz music system has become an important device for people of all abilities because music is such an excellent vehicle to teach learning concepts and achieve developmental and physical therapy milestones.
More information regarding the Beamz education and healthcare offerings is available at: www.thebeamz.com/education-healthcare/music-education
To learn more about Consort World and its distribution services in the MENA region, please visit: www.consortworld.com
About Consort World
Consort World, based out of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, specializes in the distribution of assistive technology products throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Founded in 2006, Consort World has grown into a renowned and trusted name in the fields of special needs and assistive technology products. Consort World operates across the Arabic speaking world, including distribution to counties such as Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen. The company currently represents over 28 suppliers within the area of assistive technology, eye tracking and academic research. Consort World also offers IT network, support and security solutions. For more information, visit: www.consortworld.com.
About Beamz Interactive, Inc.
Based in Scottsdale, AZ, Beamz Interactive, Inc. (OTCQB: BZIC) has created state-of-the-art interactive laser controller technology that can be used to develop new market opportunities in a wide variety of music, education, healthcare, gaming and consumer applications. In its first application, the Company developed an innovative new music technology and product offering that brings music to literally everyone in a way that was previously not possible. Beamz allows people that have no musical background or training to play and enjoy music within minutes, yet it has the depth to enable accomplished DJs, artists and musicians to perform, compose and create highly sophisticated interactive music. Beamz Interactive's technology portfolio includes multiple patents, patents pending and trade secrets covering interactive music, software, laser-based controllers, gaming applications and related designs and devices. For more information on Beamz, please visit: www.thebeamz.com.
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