Supply vs. demand gets a little more lopsided

September 16, 2010 by Dave Haynes

Are we past 400 yet?

Remarkably, there are yet more companies entering the digital signage marketplace with their own easy-to-use, easy-on-the-wallet hardware and software solutions. There’s agreement there are at least 300 companies out there and some clues that it might actually be more like 400.

Whatever the case, supply far outstrips actual demand.

Another solution was announced today, and it may be absolutely brilliant, or more likely it’s pretty much like scores of others. The company behind it has a primary business of design and manufacturing keyboards and keypads and EPOS terminals, so I am thinking this will lean more toward conventional than groundbreaking.

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ — Electrone Americas Ltd., Co., an international manufacturer and reseller of advanced IT equipment and solutions, is launching a new digital signage solution—Electrone Digital Signage—centered on a powerful online software platform that allows users to create and control a complete digital signage network via the internet. Electrone Digital Signage is unique in that it requires no long-term commitment; has no hidden fees; and, as an added bonus, Electrone Digital Signage also offers the requisite hardware for hassle-free lease or purchase.

Designed to be an easy, affordable, and exceptional digital signage solution, Electrone Digital Signage can be used by anyone with virtually any budget to communicate just about anything they can think of. The Electrone Digital Signage platform gives users the power to securely upload and store a wide variety of different content, even HD media. Electrone Digital Signage can also be used to display streaming media (i.e., YouTube), and RSS feeds from news agencies. Monthly license fees can be as low as $40.00, so Electrone Digital Signage customers can enjoy the benefits of digital marketing and communication without breaking their budget.

Additionally, Electrone Digital Signage is also a direct hardware provider, so it is incredibly easy for new customers to acquire the exact equipment that they need to work with their new digital signage service. Electrone Digital Signage has made the hardware procurement process even better by giving customers the option to lease or buy hardware at considerably low prices.

Anyway, welcome to the sector.

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