SOURCE: WEGENER

WEGENER

April 12, 2012 09:00 ET

WEGENER Highlights Digital Signage Solutions at 2012 NAB Show

Presents New Partners and Localization Strategies

JOHNS CREEK, GA--(Marketwire - Apr 12, 2012) - Wegener Corporation (OTCQB: WGNR) (PINKSHEETS: WGNR), a leading provider of equipment for television, audio and data distribution networks worldwide, today announced it will highlight digital signage solutions at the 2012 NAB Show.

Digital signage is a form of electronic display that shows television programming, menus, information, advertising and other messages. Digital signs can be increasingly found in public and private environments, such as retail stores, hotels, restaurants and corporate buildings.

WEGENER offers solutions for large, networked digital signage projects and multiple ways to localize screen content. At the 2012 NAB show, visit booth #SU2519 for WEGENER demonstrations and discussions about:

  • Digital Signage localization
  • Digital Signage for Mexico, Central and South America
  • Expanding Digital Signage into Europe
  • Digital Signage for Houses of Worship
  • WEGENER digital signage partners spotlight on Cynergy Media Group (CMG), Microspace, and Dolphinio.

"WEGENER is in the business of moving digital media, where you want it, when you want it, stated Ken Leffingwell, Vice President of Worldwide Sales. "Our control system verifies the media is delivered and displayed. Our high degree of automation allows very large networks to be managed by a small staff. Our digital signage networks are flexible and allow for growth and change."

WEGENER representatives, will be available in WEGENER booth #SU2519 at the 2012 NAB Show to discuss digital signage solutions and partnerships.

United States - Eastern projects: Thomas Bush (t.bush@wegener.com)
United States - Western projects: Ric Vega (r.vega@wegener.com)
International and United States - Eastern Midwest projects: Michael Smith (m.smith@wegener.com)

The NAB Show, held April 14-19 in Las Vegas, is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. With more than 90,000 attendees from 151 countries and 1,500+ exhibitors, the NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, the NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. Complete details are available at www.nabshow.com.

To learn more about WEGENER at the 2012 NAB Show visit www.wegener.com.

ABOUT WEGENER

WEGENER® (Wegener Communications, Inc.), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wegener Corporation (OTCQB: WGNR), is an international provider of digital video and audio solutions for broadcast television, radio, telco, private and cable networks. With over 30 years experience in optimizing point-to-multipoint multimedia distribution over satellite, fiber, and IP networks, WEGENER offers a comprehensive product line that handles the scheduling, management and delivery of media rich content to multiple devices, including video screens, computers and audio devices. WEGENER focuses on long- and short-term strategies for bandwidth savings, dynamic advertising, live events and affiliate management.

WEGENER's product line includes: iPump® media servers for file-based and live broadcasts; COMPEL® Network Control and COMPEL® Conditional Access for dynamic command, monitoring and addressing of multi-site video, audio, and data networks; and the Unity® satellite media receivers for live radio and video broadcasts. Applications served include: digital signage, linear and file-based TV distribution, linear and file-based radio distribution, Nielsen rating information, broadcast news distribution, business music distribution, corporate communications, video and audio simulcasts.

WEGENER® can be reached at (770) 814-4000 or at www.wegener.com.

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WEGENER, COMPEL, COMPEL CONTROL, iPUMP, MEDIAPLAN, UNITY, ASSURED FILE DELIVERY, PROSWITCH, VIDATA, the stylized W-design logo (for WEGENER®), and the stylized C-design logo (for Compel®) are all registered trademarks of WEGENER®. All Rights Reserved.

This news release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and the Company intends that such forward-looking statements are subject to the safe harbors created thereby. Forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as "believes," "expects," "projects," "plans," "anticipates," and similar expressions, and include, for example, statements relating to expectations regarding future sales, income and cash flows. Forward-looking statements are based upon the Company's current expectations and assumptions, which are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to: customer acceptance and effectiveness of recently introduced products, development of additional business for the Company's digital video and audio transmission product lines, effectiveness of the sales organization, the successful development and introduction of new products in the future, delays in the conversion by private and broadcast networks to next generation digital broadcast equipment, acceptance by various networks of standards for digital broadcasting, the Company's liquidity position and capital resources, general market conditions which may not improve during fiscal year 2012 and beyond, and success of the Company's research and development efforts aimed at developing new products. Discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties are provided in detail in the Company's periodic filings with the SEC, including the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K. Since these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, the Company's actual results could differ materially from expected results. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date the statement was made. The Company does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

Contact Information

  • PRESS CONTACT:
    Melanie Charles - Marketing Manager
    WEGENER
    (770) 814-4048
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    INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT:
    Jim Traicoff - Investor Relations
    WEGENER
    (770) 814-4000
    FAX (770) 623-9648
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