|By Marketwired .||
|December 9, 2013 10:14 AM EST||
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/09/13 -- iSIGN Media Solutions Inc. ("iSIGN" or "Company") (TSX VENTURE: ISD) (OTCQX: ISDSF), a leading provider of interactive mobile advertising solutions that serves advertisers, manufacturers, retailers and advertising agencies throughout North America, is pleased to announce that it has received the initial payment for clean data from Speech and Software Technologies (1) Pvt. Ltd, ("SST").
As previously agreed with SST, iSIGN will now start to deliver data to its data partner Newcomp Analytics ("Newcomp") for analysis, interpretation and evaluation purposes.
Additionally, iSIGN and SST have completed a 7 year Partner Network Agreement ("Agreement") for SST for the exclusive rights to distribute and resell iSIGN's software and hardware solutions in India and southeast Asia. This also includes data sales and reseller status in the United States in tandem with our master distributor in the Americas, GraphicMedia, Inc. As part of the Agreement, SST will be reviewing its markets to establish performance clauses for the duration of the contract.
As previously released, it is expected that Newcomp's analytics will result in enriched insights that will enable the purchaser to resell the final insights at a price of $0.60 to $0.80 per insight. This increase in valuation will benefit iSIGN in that future data sales can be priced based upon this enhanced value.
iSIGN's data is considered to be "clean data", meaning that while the Company is collecting information including, but not limited to, shopper product and brand, offer preferences as well as final purchases, no personal shopper information is being gathered that could identify individual shoppers in any way.
"In addition to working with SST on data sales, we have finalized the Partner Network Agreement with SST and believe this will introduce and launch our data and technology throughout Asia and eventually Europe," said Mr. Alex Romanov, iSIGN's Chief Executive Officer. "We expect this Agreement will be very mutually beneficial to iSIGN and SST, as it will provide access to an extremely large market."
"SST is a well respected company in India and Southeast Asia, with approximately 25% of the company owed by the Tata Group," added Mr. Romanov.
About iSIGN Media
Since 2007, iSIGN has been developing multiplatform advertising and marketing solutions for brands to better attract, engage and retain customers through their mobile devices. The data and SaaS (software as a service) company collects and analyzes shopper preferences so that brands can deliver targeted messaging and personalized offers to consumers' mobile devices, in-location and in real-time. The company's interactive proximity-marketing technology is capable of gathering average price points, typical purchases, in-store dwell times and other shopper metrics to deliver business intelligence and insights into emerging consumer behaviors that can help brands make better business decisions and measure their marketing efforts. Utilizing Bluetooth, mobile, Wi-Fi, and location-aware technologies to deliver relevant and timely messaging to any screen or mobile device, iSIGN delivers rich media, permission-based messages free to consumers that can drive immediate brand engagement, increased customer loyalty and deliver higher ROI on marketing dollars spent. Headquartered in Richmond Hill, Ontario, with R&D and customer support operations in Vancouver, BC and Tampa, FL, the Company has also grown to become the largest owner/operator of in-store digital media in Canada with 5,600 digital signs in about 1,400 locations. Partners include: IBM, Keyser Retail Solutions, Baylor University, Verizon Wireless, TELUS and AOpen America Inc., with solution distribution by GraphicMedia, Inc. and BlueStar Inc. www.isignmedia.com
About Speech and Software Technologies
Speech and Software Technologies (1) Pvt. Ltd. and its wholly owned subsidiary SST Software International Pvt. Ltd. have been developing solutions for the hospitality industry for a decade. More recently, the product portfolio has been extended to the health care industry as well. Today SST is one of the leading product-engineering global IT service providers, providing value-added services to large and medium-scale organizations. SST has carved a niche in developing products and value-added solutions for the Hospitality and Healthcare industries in the area of interactive TV and IPTV solutions, Implementation of Passive Optical Networking Solutions, service delivery management systems and Online reservations systems. SST has developed several applications that integrate with popular Central Reservation Systems and Property Management Systems and has customized these systems for hospitals and integrated with Hospital Information Systems as well. SST's products and services are built around an inherent capability to understand the customer requirements in hospitality and health care and building solutions to address those requirements. SST's products, solutions and services specifically address areas such as easy access to information, entertainment and improve service delivery. www.ssthospitality.com
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