Wireless Ronin Deploys Digital Marketing Solutions in ECOtality Charging
MINNEAPOLIS, March 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wireless Ronin Technologies,
Inc. (Nasdaq:RNIN), a leading marketing technologies solutions provider, today
announced it has been selected by ECOtality, Inc. (Nasdaq:ECTY), a leader in
clean electric transportation and storage technologies, to support the media
and advertising capabilities for ECOtality's Blink network of electric vehicle
charging stations. This agreement represents a pilot phase of deployment where
ECOtality will utilize the RoninCast® digital signage solutions to strengthen
their media and advertising capabilities for the Blink DC Fast Charge systems
that are being deployed across 18 metropolitan areas in the US.
"This deployment reflects our ability to offer flexible digital marketing
solutions that can easily integrate with existing networks," said Scott
Koller, CEO of Wireless Ronin Technologies. "Our experience providing
marketing technology solutions in the automotive industry throughout the
nation made us the ideal partner for ECOtality."
Wireless Ronin will provide the software and manage integrating the RoninCast®
platform with ECOtality's Blink® advertising network. This solution
strengthens ECOtality's ability to deliver advertising campaigns to different
markets with the touch of a button. The result is a streamlined, externally
managed advertising platform that will showcase audio and video advertisements
across digital media players at each DC Fast Charge station.
Paul Gordon, CTO of ECOtality North America, commented: "Wireless Ronin was
selected based on its proven experience deploying solutions of significant
scale and demonstrated ability to deliver ROI to customers through its
appealing digital content platforms. We are confident that Wireless Ronin will
strengthen our advertising platform to provide an engaging experience for
electric vehicle drivers. Smart partnerships like this enhance our customer
offering as we continue to build out the largest connected charging network in
The Blink Network of charging stations provides EV drivers the freedom to
travel as they choose and conveniently charge at Blink commercial locations
along the way. For more information, visit www.blinknetwork.com.
About Wireless Ronin Technologies
Wireless Ronin Technologies (WRT) (www.wirelessronin.com), is a marketing
technologies company with leading expertise in current and emerging digital
media solutions, including signage, interactive kiosks, mobile, social media
and web, that enable clients to transform how they engage with their
customers. WRT provides marketing technology solutions and services to
clients, helping increase revenue and improve operating efficiencies in the
execution of marketing initiatives. Since the initial launch of RoninCast®
digital signage software in 2003, WRT led the digital signage industry by
providing cutting-edge technology, services and support to its clients. WRT
offers an array of services to support its clients' marketing technology needs
including consulting, creative development, project management, installation,
training, and support and hosting. The company's common stock trades on the
NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "RNIN". Follow us on
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