Huntsville, AL – May 15, 2007 – Avocent Corporation (NASDAQ: AVCT), today announced a key customer partnership with Gas Station TV (GSTV), the leader in digital signage marketing entertainment, providing programming through video monitors and speakers integrated into gas station pumps at leading gas retailers. Avocent’s wireless HD distribution technology eliminates the need to install costly additional wiring to deliver news and advertising content to each gas pump display. GSTV brings extensive media expertise to the digital signage industry with entertaining and engaging programming for the mobile consumer.
“Consumers spend, on average, four and a half minutes at the gas pump with nothing to do. Using Avocent’s wireless HD technology for enhanced video and audio at the gas pump allows GSTV to offer superior digital signage to consumers when refueling,” said David Leider, CEO of GSTV. “We’re excited to be the first and only gas station television network to use Avocent’s Emerge™ MPX 1000 HD multipoint extender solution. This effort combines GSTV’s media expertise and Avocent’s digital signage technology for a unique solution to meet the growing demand for highly tailored, personalized marketing to consumers at the gas pump.”
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