SHARP Wins Commercial Integrator BEST Award for AQUOS BOARD™ Interactive Display Systems


Commercial Integrator BEST award

MAHWAH, NJ, June 12, 2013 – Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, has earned a Commercial Integrator BEST award in the Interactive/Video Whiteboards category for the company’s AQUOS BOARD interactive display systems.  A panel of editors from Commercial Integrator, a publication dedicated to addressing the business needs of professional integrators, chose the winners and made the announcement at InfoComm 2013.

Available in 60, 70, and 80-inch screen class sizes, the AQUOS BOARD interactive display systems boast bright, brilliant color images for greater communication power and high impact signage. The boards’ versatility and collaborative technology are ideal for enhancing business meetings, teleconferences, and presentations; as well as training and classroom instruction.

“At Sharp, we’re dedicated to making our customers’ lives easier. The AQUOS BOARD interactive display systems can seamlessly augment communication in a variety of settings, by enhancing easy, intuitive, collaboration or ensuring messages and images are displayed the most impactful and interactive way possible,” said Mike Marusic, Senior Vice President, Business Solutions Group.  “We are thrilled that this series has been recognized for these industry-leading capabilities and technology.”

Sharp’s AQUOS BOARD interactive display systems integrate a highly accurate touch screen with a large format, Full HD LED Display to provide a powerful, but easy-to-use platform to help users better communicate, collaborate and disseminate information.  Using open standards, these products seamlessly integrate into the customer’s existing infrastructure, thereby reducing implementation cost and driving adoption rate.

Sharp is displaying the award-winning AQUOS BOARD interactive display systems at this year’s InfoComm show, along with other leading technology, including the company’s ultra-high resolution IGZO technology. Sharp will also show its energy efficient and ultra-slim new PN-U series, which is fully compatible with Sharp’s digital signage software, as well as its 90-inch class PN-R series – the world’s largest professional grade LED.

About Commercial Integrator:
Commercial Integrator (CI) is the first publication dedicated to addressing the business needs of professional integrators who serve the small and midsize business (SMB) market.  Beyond products and installations, Commercial Integrator tackles operational topics like job-estimating, project-bidding and big-picture market forecasting and more. So, whether you design, sell, service, or install… work on offices, churches, hospitals, schools or restaurants, Commercial Integrator is the dedicated resource to identify and pursue new market opportunities and grow your business. Commercial Integrator is the only trade magazine that covers the gamut of electronic systems including: Bars & Restaurants, Corporate, Education, Entertainment, Hospitality, Retail and Worship.

About Sharp Electronics Corporation
Sharp Electronics Corporation is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s Sharp Corporation. Sharp is a worldwide developer of one-of-a-kind home entertainment products, appliances, networked multifunctional office solutions, solar energy solutions, LED lighting, and mobile communication and information tools.

Sharp is the #1 brand in 60″ + Large-Format Commercial Displays through B2B Sales Channels*. Sharp’s professional and commercial displays are specially engineered for business applications and are offered in a wide range of sizes. From high-impact displays for digital signage, to our award-winning ultra-thin bezel video walls, to the innovative AQUOS BOARD™ interactive display systems, Sharp products help you communicate, collaborate, and disseminate information brilliantly.

*According to NPD Display Search Monthly US Sell-Through Database for Large-Format Commercial Displays Report, April 2013.

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