Flat Panel LCD Controllers offer digital signage solution.

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Symon Integrated Appliance (SIA) is entry-level multimedia device pre-loaded with all required Symon software for deployment and direct playback to any size flat panel display. Offered as bundled product, LobbyView video communications package comes with 42 in. LCD monitor, SIA media player, and Symon digital software. It helps businesses create, schedule, manage, and broadcast messages and video to large flat-panel LCD display.

Original Press Release:

Symon Introduces Digital Signage Solution in a Box

High-Definition Media Players Pre-loaded with Software Tools for Quick Installation and Minimal I / T Involvement

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 25 -- Symon Communications, a global provider of digital signage solutions announced today the availability of a new media player called the Symon Integrated Appliance (SIA). The SIA is designed as an entry level digital signage solution. It is a multimedia device that is pre-loaded with all required Symon software for easy deployment and direct playback as a complete system. It delivers rich media to any size flat panel display.

LobbyView is another new bundled product from Symon with an integrated LCD monitor, media player and Symon digital software packaged as an all-in-one digital signage solution. It is a specialized Symon digital signage system with a combination 42" LCD monitor (Symon LCD630-42), and a built-in Symon Integrated Appliance (SIA) media player.

"The SIA is intended to be an easy-to-implement alternative for those companies seeking a simple digital media solution," said Charles Ansley, president and CEO of Symon. "The SIA and LobbyView are ideal for smaller businesses looking to implement digital signage or for any business that is trying to fulfill a need for digital signage in a building or area that is remote from their main digital signage installation. We have never made it so easy to take advantage of new features and full high-definition quality built into Symon's new product line."

Both offerings include pre-loaded software licenses for Symon Enterprise Software (SES), one copy of Symon Design Studio (content management and data control software), and Symon Digital Appliance (SDA) media player software. The Design Studio software is easily downloaded to a PC desktop via the SIA Web configuration page. The SIA is designed for minimum I / T involvement and to be a simple plug-n-play operation.

Additional copies of Design Studio as well as SDA media players can be added. As with other Symon media player implementations, one SDA provides content to one or many flat panel displays delivering the same channel. The SIA and LobbyView are delivered with Design Studio standard layouts and several additional "skins" to help the customer build their own custom shows.

Symon offers a Pro-Media Package for those customers who may not have the resources or who do not want to create their own custom shows. Symon's on-staff graphic artists will create a complete custom show preloaded on the SIA and ready to display on day one. Supplemental content is also available with Symon's OnTarget news, weather, and sports information.

Symon LobbyView is an all-inclusive video communications package for businesses of all sizes, making it easier than ever to create, schedule, manage, and broadcast messages and video to a large flat-panel LCD display. It is ideal for hotel lobbies, small retail outlets or the entranceway to corporate headquarters or branch offices. It's a great way to welcome and communicate with visitors, clients, and employees.

About Symon

Symon provides digital communications solutions that make it possible to incorporate LCD, plasma screens, LED displays, cell phones, PDAs and the PC desktop, into the fabric of a company's everyday business. This enables our clients to share knowledge and increase awareness out to their employees and customers by displaying unique but relevant information, branding and advertising, and reporting real-time mission-critical content and business metrics. We make it possible for companies that operate contact centers, supply chain facilities, employee communication systems, gaming and hospitality, automotive and retail digital signage networks to enhance the effectiveness of these operations. With over 7,000 installations worldwide and an elite roster of customers, Symon has provided award-winning products for over 28 years. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Symon maintains direct sales, professional support and distributors around the globe. For more information, visit www.symon.com/ or call 877-796-6634. Visit the Symon Booth #713 at the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) in Las Vegas, NV February 27-28, 2008.

Symon, NetLite II, Symon Digital Appliance (SDA), Symon Integrated Appliance (SIA), LobbyView, Symon Design Studio, Symon Enterprise Software (SES), TargetVision, Message-Link and Symon Vista are trademarks of Symon Communications, Inc. All other trademarks mentioned herein are the sole property of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Leesa Brestrup of Symon Communications, Inc., +1-972-578-8484, lbrestrup@symon.com

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