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America’s Leading Watch Retailer Selects YCD Multimedia’s Digital Signage Platform to Create Unique Customer Experience

New York – December 14, 2012. YCD Multimedia, a global leader in providing smart digital media solutions to the retail business world, today announced that TOURNEAU, America’s leading watch retailer, has selected YCD’s C-nario Messenger digital signage platform as the engine behind a unique video display in its new concept store in South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, California. The integrator was Media Services Worldwide, a US provider of design, integration and installation services.

The video display comprises four screens in a row, displaying synchronized content of clips and images across the entire configuration. The unique video display is part of TOURNEAU’s new store design, making the process of watch-shopping more inviting and interactive, departing from the traditional “behind the counter” client/sales relationship to a more personalized experience.

The new installation joins another implementation of C-nario Messenger at TOURNEAU’s concept store on 510 Madison Avenue in New York City. This store includes YCD-based four video walls. TOURNEAU also plans to implement YCD’s platform in its store on 57th Street in New York.

“Using sophisticated video displays is part of our effort to modernize the experience of watch purchasing,” said Jason Filiano, IT Manager, TOURNEAU NY. “Our reputation is based on more than 100 years of high quality, excellent service and satisfied customers. Adopting new technologies for our stores is another milestone in providing the best customer experience.”

“YCD is proud to be selected by TOURNEAU for its stores, indicating C-nario Messenger’s ability to create ambiance and style,” said Sam Losar, President of YCD USA. “The digital media at TOURNEAU shops attract customers and create unique customer experience, while combining infotainment with enhanced branding.”

C-nario Messenger is a complete digital signage display, distribution and management software platform that provides better-than-broadcast quality playback in any shape, size and resolution. C-nario Messenger is characterized by its superb multi-display playback engine, as well as its advanced management, monitoring and control tools. In addition, the system is based on open architecture, which makes it easy to customize and adapt to different needs.

About YCD Multimedia

YCD Multimedia is an industry leader providing corporations and organizations worldwide with advanced digital media solutions and applications within the retail environment, as well as other industries. YCD’s flexible platforms help businesses attract clients, reinforce branding and ensure a measurable impact on their business. YCD’s end-to-end offering combines strategy, professional services and technology to increase profits, optimize product mix and enhance the customer experience. To date, the company has partnered with over 2,000 customers, including Fortune 500 corporations and some of the world’s most recognized brands, such as Burger King, Coca-Cola, Toyota, Estee Lauder, Ferrari, Cartier, and Diesel. Founded in 1999, YCD Multimedia is headquartered in the United States with offices in the United Kingdom and Israel, and has an international network of resellers serving clients around the globe. In October 2011 YCD acquired C-nario, a global provider of digital signage software solutions. For more information, visit www.ycdmultimedia.com

About TOURNEAU

Established in 1900, TOURNEAU is the leading retailer of luxury watches in the United States, offering more than 100 world famous brands, including Rolex, Patek Philippe, Cartier, Omega, Breitling and Tag Heuer in more than 8,000 unique styles. The company’s thirty plus stores also sell Certified Pre-Owned timepieces and watches under the TOURNEAU brand. Considered “the watch authority,” TOURNEAU is known for its extensive selection and unparalleled customer service.

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David Kanaan
Kanaan Public Relations
Tel.: +972-54-4255307
e-mail: David@KanaanPR.com

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New Christie TVC-700 Video Wall Processor Controls Complex Data Simultaneously From Multiple Sources

Addressing today’s most challenging control room environments that demand cutting-edge performance and lower costs of ownership, Christie® has introduced the new Christie TVC-700 display wall processor, a powerful manager of the most complex information sources. At the heart of Christie’s control room solutions, the Christie TVC-700 is PC-based and easy-to-use, purpose-built for the rigors of 24/7 control room environments. Using the PCIe bus architecture and state-of-the-art GPU technology, it provides ample graphics and processing power to support multiple inputs and outputs. With simultaneous support for hardware accelerated 3D applications and ultra-high resolution outputs, it can handle 3D content such as CAD/CAM modeling and data visualization.

Christie TVC-700 Video Wall Processor

The Christie TVC-700 joins the company’s family of controllers and video processors that features a full range of solutions to match any control room application. Whether the source is analog or digital, direct connected or over the network, RGB or video, like all Christie video processors, it can manage hundreds of sources simultaneously and display them in high resolution anywhere, at any size, and in any number of windows across the video wall, with content that can be controlled either at the wall or over a networked remote client. It comes bundled with exclusive Christie MASTERSuite™ software, with WallManager™ and MediaManager™ programs to help make tiled video wall displays respond as a single, ultra-high-resolution Windows desktop.

“The world is becoming increasingly complex, with information that can come from any source, at any time, and from any place, making the need for the highest grade control room solutions more critical than ever before,” noted John Stark, Christie’s Director of Collaborative Visual Solutions. “Christie brings a solid foundation of expertise, with proven solutions for a 24/7 world. The Christie TVC-700 expands our family of trusted, reliable solutions for every environment and every budget.”

Christie display wall processors can be found in applications ranging from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) COMPASS control room, to the NASDAQ’s MarketSite in New York City, to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.

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