Single-source for Digital Signage Network Solutions

ActiveLight becomes Scala distributor to offer resellers comprehensive package.

Exton, Penn. (PRWEB) and Seattle May 23, 2005 — Scala, Inc. (www.scala.com), the world’s leading software platform for digital signage, and ActiveLight, Inc. the leading value-added distributor of advanced displays, dynamic signage solutions, and projection equipment, today announced that ActiveLight is now distributing InfoChannel® 3, Scala’s end-to-end software solution for digital signage networks.

As a result of the agreement, qualified ActiveLight resellers and dealers now have access to Scala’s award-winning InfoChannel products online at www.activelight.com.

“Digital signage networks are highly-customized systems—practically every installation, venue, message and viewing audience requires insightful design and engineering. Scala is a pioneer in terms of the software needed to deploy these networks, and has more digital signage deployments than any other software platform,” said Brad Gleeson, President and COO of ActiveLight Inc. “Offering Scala products to our resellers and dealers is one more way for ActiveLight to confirm its commitment to maintaining a leadership role in the digital signage industry.”

“We couldn’t be any more excited to formalize our relationship with ActiveLight. This partnership will now make it very easy for our mutual resellers to deploy Scala and get it right the first time,” said Jeffery Porter, Scala Executive Vice-President. “All of our resellers can now issue just one purchase order for everything from hardware to software to mounts, screens, and of course, our software.

The agreement reinforces ActiveLight and Scala’s continued commitment to the digital signage market. ActiveLight is a single source for a complete selection of top quality advanced displays, dynamic signage solutions, and projection equipment from more than 50 manufactures, including NEC, Panasonic, Samsung, Pioneer, Sony and others.

About ActiveLight, Inc
ActiveLight, Inc. (www.activelight.com) is a full-service distributor of digital displays and projection equipment, including plasma and LCD screens, professional projectors and components, and complete digital signage systems. The company represents all major manufacturers and supports more than 3,000 commercial and residential resellers and systems integrators nationwide. The company is an authorized distributor for more than 50 display products from manufacturers such as Sony, Panasonic, Pioneer, InFocus, Barco, Samsung, NEC Technologies, Sharp and others. ActiveLight partners with resellers, designers and system integrators in the professional AV and selected vertical markets, to develop complete digital signage networks and compelling visual systems installations used in point-of-purchase, banking, corporate, kiosk, retail, transportation, home theatre systems and other applications.

ActiveLight leads the industry by offering value-added support solutions such as dedicated service and order status, toll-free numbers, free extended-term warehousing, nationwide access to a network of affiliate warehouses, installation and repair services, and expedited product swap. For information on ActiveLight's products and services, please visit the company online at www.activelight.com or call toll-free, 866-466-6849.


About Scala, Inc.
Scala, Inc. (www.scala.com) pioneered the industry of digital signage in 1987, and is today headquartered near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with operations in California, the UK, The Netherlands and Japan. As flat panel and networking technologies catch up with Scala's vision, Scala finds itself with over a 15-year head start, helping it to win some of the largest digital signage engagements and most respectable partners in the industry.
Companies that are standardizing their digital signage equipment on the Scala InfoChannel 3 platform include Tesco, Best Buy, T-Mobile, ShopRite, ASDA (Wal*Mart UK), Virgin MegaStore, Bloomberg, Kiwi, Azizia-Panda Supermarket, McKee Foods, Burger King, Muvico, Warner Brothers Movie World, RaboBank, Nedbank, Santiago Airport, Dubai Airport. A network of over 250 Value Added Resellers across the globe offer Scala InfoChannel® solutions, and constitute our sales and support force that extends to every continent but Antarctica.

Contact:                               
Richard F. Trask    
Director of Marketing   
Scala Broadcast Multimedia                                                      
610-363-3344   
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Angie Frazier
MWW Group for ActiveLight Inc.
206-505-8369
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