Avnet – JBTec – mediaVue Partnership For Brazil

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

MediaVue Systems has entered into a partnership with Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet Inc., and JBTec to supply hardware to the growing digital signage market in Brazil.

Under the agreement, the Avnet Embedded division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas will distribute mediaVue’s sureVue line of digital signage Player PCs throughout Brazil, while JBTec will manage sales and support.

The partnership allows mediaVue to establish a substantial presence in the Brazilian market by taking advantage of Avnet’s extensive infrastructure and JBTec’s client network while providing them the ability to deliver their customers a consistent, reliable source of industry-proven hardware.

“Partnering with companies of this caliber enables us to expand rapidly and effectively in the Brazilian market while maintaining our high standards of product support,” says David DeGiorgi, president of MediaVue Systems. “We look forward to developing our position in the Brazilian market and to providing superior hardware to digital signage installations across the country.”

Bruno Gianzanti, CEO of JBTec, says, “By incorporating sureVue Player PCs into our networks, we are able to supply our customers with a more reliable and feature-rich SAAS offering. MediaVue’s products and expertise bring added value to our company and make us more competitive in the growing digital signage market in Brazil. Within days of the introduction of mediaVue’s products on our website we began receiving calls from customers asking for sureVues by name and placing orders.”

“Utilizing Avnet’s own logistics and integration capabilities in concert with mediaVue’s cutting-edge hardware will allow us to deliver unparalleled signage solutions and technical support to our customer base,” says Jose Luis Vara, area director of Avnet Embedded Latin America. “Our digital signage program has proven itself within the U.S. market, and by taking advantage of JBTec’s years of signage experience in the region, we will be able to bring the same top-tier service to all of our clients in the region.”

MediaVue Systems designs and manufactures the SureVue family of purpose-built digital signage player PCs. Built in the USA, SureVue models are designed to meet a wide range of installation requirements, from street furniture and in-vehicle applications to multi-screen video walls and digital menu boards. MediaVue engineers custom embedded system images incorporating digital signage player software from many leading software vendors. With installations in more than 40 countries, SureVues are sold and supported globally.

JBtec is a distributor and specialized integrator in digital signage solutions and has designed, deployed and managed digital signage networks nationally and internationally since 2000. JBtec was the first company in Brazil to offer products and professional services to this segment with the SaaS concept. It continually establishes new partnerships with leading companies: Flypaper, Scala, MediaVue, SignageLive, Microsoft, Itautec, Intel, Iadea, Samsung, LG, Matrox, UOL, Climatempo, among others, to deliver the best possible solution for their customers

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