Sharp/NEC and Signagram enhance NEC MediaPlayer through ambitious collaboration partnership


Munich, 11 DecemberSharp NEC Display Solutions Europe one of the global market leaders in professional large format displays, has joined a strategic alliance with Signagram, a spin-off of Belgian digital signage company Kimeru. The partners have embarked on an ambitious global computing expansion that will see the Signagram software suite integrated on all screens featuring the NEC MediaPlayer platform.

NEC MediaPlayer is a powerful plug-and-play solution that’s easy to manage and facilitates diverse content creation for digital signage. Signagram brings its intuitive CMS technology – offering professional live feeds, content centric workflows as well as AI-driven media searches – to the collaboration. The CMS software will come factory available for every customer buying NEC displays with the integrated MediaPlayer and can be installed by one click only.

Sharp NEC Display Solutions is well known for the quality and reliability of its professional displays. NEC MediaPlayer provides a system that’s robust and adaptable to changing needs within vertical markets such as retail, quick-service restaurants, real-time information and corporate environments. The Signagram software is fully compatible with NEC displays, enabling customers to craft engaging messages that capture audience attention.

Commenting on the partner alliance, Nils Karsten, Strategic Alliance Manager at Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe, said: “Our partnership with Signagram represents an exciting union of complementary technologies and expertise. It will energise us to be more innovative and better meet the broad range of specific customer needs. Signagram’s innovative technology enhances our offering to customers, allowing them maximum flexibility and customisation in how they want to convey their digital signage messages.”

Nathaniël Van Parijs, CEO at Kimeru, continued: “Our partner alliance with Sharp/NEC meshes well with our values and strengthens our promise of reliable performance and quality to customers. We will continue to offer our clients an innovative and content-rich platform, suitable for both small and large deployments.”

To learn more and to see the combined NEC MediaPlayer solution, YouTube.

Contacts for further information and interviews:

Ann Kjellser
PR Manager EMEA
Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe
Tel: +46 72 162 87 19

Lisa Brandes
Senior Account Executive
Tel: +49 (0) 211 88 24 76 37

About Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH

Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH is the leading global provider of professional and commercial visual technology and digital signage solutions, owned jointly by Sharp Corporation and NEC Corporation. Sharp NEC Display Solutions offers one of the broadest visual solutions portfolios in the industry, innovating in LCD displays, lamp and laser projectors, dvLED, 8K and 5G technology, collaboration solutions, calibration tools, IoT and AI driven analytics. Sharp NEC Display Solutions is a trusted name and a total solutions provider with strong ties to industry partners, and has a reputation for quality, reliability, and industry-leading customer support with a range of professional service offerings. Serving a wide variety of markets, the organisation’s expertise spans retail, enterprise, education, entertainment, transportation, energy and utility, and more.

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