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Matrox M-Series Cards Drive Interactive Digital Signage in Shaw Communications Stores

Multi-display graphics cards power 30 setups across six stores to enhance customer shopping experiences


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Matrox M9148 quad-monitor graphics cards
power three 1x4 “innovation pods”, while
M9188 octal-monitor cards drive a band of
monitors overhead that display social media
information.

MONTREAL — Dec. 12, 2013 — Matrox Graphics today announced that Canadian telecommunications company Shaw recently deployed interactive digital signage driven by Matrox M-Series™ multi-display graphics cards in six of its Western Canadian stores. Integrator Trapeze, a full-service marketing agency contracted by Shaw alongside store-designer Breakhouse, selected M9188 and M9148 cards to power 30 total setups across the chain of retail outlets.

In each store, a 20-monitor band powered by M9188 octal-monitor graphics cards surrounds customers with social media information displayed overhead. In addition, customers can use a touch screen to browse through Shaw’s different products and services on one of five quad-display information pods powered by M9148 quad-monitor cards. In addition, Matrox PowerDesk software, which comes with M-Series cards and other Matrox multi-monitor solutions, is used to manage each output.

“The M9148 card, through PowerDesk, let us define a single virtual display in any configuration we could imagine and provided fanless, high-reliability service,” said Trapeze digital signage expert Ian Langdon. “Matrox provided us with a worry-free way of interfacing the displays with the operating systems.”

To read the complete story, visit Shaw Communications Installs Interactive Multi-Display Digital Signage Powered by Matrox M-Series.

About Matrox Graphics Inc.

Matrox Graphics is a leading manufacturer of graphics solutions for professional markets. In-house design expertise, top-to-bottom manufacturing, and dedicated customer support make our solutions the premier choice in industries that require stable, high-reliability products. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with representation and offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

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