Scala, Inc. Announces Release 7.3 of InfoChannel 3 at Digital Retailing Expo

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Scala, Inc. announces Release 7.3 of the InfoChannel 3 suite of products for dynamic digital signage networks at the Digital Retailing Expo.

Scala, Inc., the leading provider of digital signage control software, today announced Release 7.3 of the InfoChannel 3 suite of products for dynamic digital signage networks.

InfoChannel 3 provides the ability to create, schedule, manage, distribute, and dynamically play unique content on a single television station or thousands of remote displays, all from a single desktop. New in Release 7.3 is support for traditional Chinese and Korean language support from our global partner NEC. This is in addition to English and French user interfaces for the entire InfoChannel product line.

Release 7.3 of InfoChannel 3 is being unveiled on October 11, 2004 at the Digital Retailing Expo in San Francisco, California. Scala’s Jeff Porter, Executive Vice President, Dynamic Signage will also be giving a workshop on the Top 10 Best (and Worst) Digital Signage Deployments of 2004, as well as appearing on a panel discussing Tesco TV alongside executives from Panasonic and Hughes Network Systems.

“With Release 7.3, Scala has the only global platform for digital signage networks,” said Jeff Porter, Scala’s Executive Vice President, “With InfoChannel already being the dominant platform in North America and EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) for digital signage, with our partner NEC, we are now positioned to significantly expand our reach into Japan, China and Korea.”


·    Availability of traditional Chinese and Korean language support, from Scala partner NEC

·    Scala NetManager and Publish Server can now be run as service under Windows

·    Publish Server now supports thumbnail generation for third party apps

·    French User Interface (all products)

·    Various optimizations for larger display networks

·    Support of alpha channel in Targa file format

·    Even smoother video playback

·    Support of USB TV Tuner (requires optional EX)

·    Support of Leightronix Mini-T-Net (requires optional EX)

·    Integration with Anterra wireless LCD digital sign (

Applications of InfoChannel 3 include dynamic digital signage in retail point of purchase, corporate communications and training, government and education, digital menu boards, product branding, digital merchandising, and emergency alert systems in such venues as corporate offices, banks, factories, stadiums, hotels, hospitals, airports, malls, and wherever people congregate. Scala InfoChannel 3 Release 7.3 is available immediately to Scala Authorized Resellers. For additional information or to contact Scala, please visit our website at


Scala, Inc. pioneered the industry of digital signage in 1987, and is today headquartered near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with operations in California, the UK, The Netherlands and Japan. As flat panel and networking technologies catch up with Scala's vision, Scala finds itself with over a 15-year head start, helping it to win some of the largest digital signage engagements and most respectable partners in the industry. Companies that are standardizing their digital signage equipment on the Scala InfoChannel 3 platform include Christie, Fujitsu-Siemens, Hughes Network Systems, IBM EMEA, JVC, NEC, and Panasonic. A network of over 250 Value Added Resellers across the globe offer Scala InfoChannel solutions, and constitute our sales and support force that extends to every continent but Antarctica.


Steve Elsner

Manager of eCommerce

Scala, Inc.

Phone: 610-363-4016

Fax: 610-363-4010


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