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AMX Develops Pre-Packaged Digital Signage Solutions for Inspired Signage Product Line

LAS VEGAS – June 18, 2008 – AMX® extended its Inspired Signage digital signage product family today with a new line of pre-packaged solutions that eliminate custom development, providing AMX system integrators with a comprehensive and complete digital signage solution that is easier to sell and significantly faster to implement. The first product introduced in the Inspired-2-Go line is specifically tailored to the education market. Solutions for other vertical markets will be available in the future. AMX will demonstrate Inspired-2-Go Education (IS-2-GO-EDU) in booth C2902 at InfoComm 2008, being held June 18 – 20 in Las Vegas.

“As flat screen displays have become more affordable, a growing number of organizations are adopting digital signage as both a way to communicate to constituents – whether they be customers, employees or students – and generate revenue from advertising,? said Robert Noble, AMX chief technology officer. “With Inspired-2-Go, integrators can quickly jump on board one of the fastest-growing sectors of the audio/video (A/V) market while administrators can implement a digital signage solution that their staff can support long term.?

Inspired-2-Go Education significantly reduces the cost and turnaround time associated with initial implementation by providing pre-packaged layouts containing graphics and animations specifically designed for the K-12 and higher education markets. The layouts also enable administrators to customize and change the design and content distributed to their displays whenever they want, and with very little training – from announcements, event calendars, menus and video clips to news headlines and local weather. Because the solution is networked and enables dynamic content, organizations can share the most up-to-date information with students and staff via displays installed in cafeterias, libraries, lobby/reception areas, classrooms, student centers, break areas, gyms and stadiums.

Inspired-2-Go Education includes the following components:
* Inspired Player (IS-Player-200) – A hardware and software solution that generates high-resolution images up to 1080p. The hardware is a dedicated, special purpose computer that supports VGA, DVI and S-Video. The software installed on the device renders the content that is then sent to the display.

* Inspired Composer with Inspired-2-Go Layouts – A software solution that is locally installed on a user’s PC that enables templates and content to be updated. It also allows content to be scheduled for distribution. The software includes 100 layouts that provide pre-defined content locations, animation/special effects and fonts that have been selected specifically with the education market in mind.

Availability
Inspired-2-Go Education will be available within 90 days.

About AMX
AMX is a worldwide leader in advanced control and automation technology for commercial and residential markets. The company’s hardware and software products simplify the way people interact with technology. This includes making it easier for system integrators to sell, program and install AMX products – ranging from touch panels, keypads and handheld remotes to customizable resource management tools – as well as making the overall AMX end-user experience intuitive and simple. Leveraging the power of automation technology, AMX is making the world a little less complicated. AMX was founded in 1982 and is a subsidiary of Duchossois Industries, Inc. For more information about the company, visit www.amx.com.

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