March 02, 2012 08:30 ET

WEGENER to Discuss Video Applications at 2012 Digital Signage Expo

Exhibit #764. Speaking Engagements to Cover the Basics of HD Video, Banking, and Urgent Messaging

JOHNS CREEK, GA--(Marketwire - Mar 2, 2012) - Wegener Corporation (OTCQB: WGNR) (PINKSHEETS: WGNR), a leading provider of equipment for television, audio and data distribution networks worldwide, today announced Ken Leffingwell, Vice President of Worldwide Sales, and Melanie Charles, Marketing Manager, have been selected to lead discussions at the 2012 Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Digital Signage Expo is the world's largest international trade show and conference dedicated to digital signage, interactive technology, and Out-of-Home networks. The 2012 exhibition will be held in the Las Vegas Convention Center, March 7-8.

Ken Leffingwell will lead an industry discussion group titled "Hosted Networks in the Financial Sector" exploring the pros and cons of using a hosted network and offering valuable tips to make the partnership a fiscal and operational success for a financial institution. It will be held at 10:30am on Wednesday, March 7th.

Melanie will also lead an industry group discussion Wednesday, March 7th at 3:30pm titled "Urgent Messaging in Digital Signage." It will focus on different network options to replace scheduled digital signage content with urgent national or local messages.

In addition, Mr. Leffingwell will co-present a seminar Thursday, March 8th at 3:00pm titled "Video Signals and Distribution Demystified." His section of the workshop will focus on the basics of transmitting and displaying HD video.

WEGENER speakers, along with WEGENER Vice President and System Architect, Gary Pelkey, will be available in booth #764 at the 2012 Digital Signage Expo to expand on these discussion topics and showcase WEGENER's new video solutions. WEGENER will display new media player features and applications for digital signage distribution and localization.

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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.

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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

    Melanie Charles
    Marketing Manager
    (770) 814-4048
    Email: Email Contact

    Jim Traicoff
    Investor Relations
    (770) 814-4000
    FAX (770) 623-9648
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