NEW YORK, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ComQi, the global multi-channel message management company, announced today that its nominee, CTM Media Group's Ettractions ExploreBoard, won the DSE Gold Apex Award in the Interactive Self-Services Solutions category.
ComQi and CTM developed this customized touch screen solution by combining its EnGage Content Management System, a custom Flash application and the ettractions.com content library to provide an intuitive and easy to use user interface to allow travelers to gain information on local points of interest, dining, and shopping. Utilizing EnGage's open API and cloud-based architecture, the system shares a common database with CTM's complementary web site - ettractions.com. Consumers can view high def pictures, watch videos, pull up maps for locations of interest, and get directions directly on screen. All information can be taken with them as well as link to transactional platforms through their mobile phones.
Ajay Chowdhury, ComQi's CEO, says: "We are thrilled to have won this Gold Apex Award for CTM's Touch Screen solution and this carries forward our multi-channel messaging product line to a new level. Our expert team worked hand in hand with CTM to provide the consultancy and support they needed to rise up to the challenge CTM's unique requirements presented."
Peter Magaro, President of the CTM Media Group, says: "The Ettractions ExploreBoard has been very well received by our customers. ComQi was able to bring us a full service solution that included EnGage, development consulting and hardware. Having this full service team working to make us successful has proven invaluable."
The annual DSE Apex Award, which honors innovation in the development and deployment of technology in the global DOOH industry, has chosen ComQi's Ettraction ExploreBoard Touch Screen solution to receive the Gold Apex Award from amongst 88 other entrants from18 different countries. The Award was presented yesterday at a special awards banquet on the opening night of DSE 2012 in Las Vegas.
Come visit ComQi at DSE in Las Vegas @ booth # 1119, where you will be able to see all of ComQi's Connected Experiences: the CTM Touch Screen, our new Distribution Solutions and our Interaction Manager - which offers unique interactive experiences to end users through the use of their mobile phone and social networks – or visit ComQi's website at www.comqi.com
ComQi is a global leader providing a powerful multi-channel message management platform that controls a network's content and infrastructure, closing the loop between digital signage, mobile, web and social media within a venue. ComQi won numerous awards including the AV Technology Award for the Best Digital Signage Product in 2011. It has been voted as the number one global digital signage provider for three years in a row by DailyDOOH and a Tier One player by Frost & Sullivan for the second year in a row.
Created through the merger of Minicom Digital Signage and EnQii, ComQi's mission is to deliver an end-to-end solution that is tailored to engage consumers by optimizing communications and marketing strategies that provide the best ROI. By putting the consumer at the center of the experience, Comqi enables Connected Experiences through a single platform that offers media distribution, network and content management, interactive experiences and impact measurement. ComQi offers all these solutions directly or by partnering with systems integrators, distributors and marketing agencies. ComQi's hundreds of customers include leading brands around the world, such as Care Media, Compass Group and Six Flags (in the US), McDonald's and The Premier League (in the UK), CinemaxX (in Germany), Toys 'R' Us (in China) and Carrefour and Credit Lyonnais (in France). With over 12 years of expertise and an installed base of more than 400,000 displays worldwide, ComQi is a global company headquartered in New York with offices in Jerusalem, Toronto, London, Zurich, Paris, Hong Kong Shanghai and a representative office in India.