Universal Electronics' NevoSL Extends Reach With Distribution Agreement With Digital Delivery Group; DDG to Distribute NevoSL Handheld Control to Custom Electronics Professionals
CYPRESS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 14, 2006--Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) (NASDAQ:UEIC) today announced that Digital Delivery Group (DDG) has agreed to distribute the award-winning NevoSL universal controller. The new distribution relationship broadens the reach and availability of NevoSL and related accessories to the professional custom electronics installation market (CEDIA).
Digital Delivery Group is a consortium of 16 specialty distributors dedicated to helping manufacturers and custom installation professionals provide the latest in fully integrated audio, video, networking and home automation systems to consumers. NevoSL, with its recently released NevoStudio 2.0 software suite, benefits the professional custom installer by allowing for faster, easier programming, as well as simplified post-installation service and support.
"From Day 1, NevoSL and NevoStudio were introduced to serve as a premier product and tools for the custom electronics professional," says Paul Arling, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of UEI. "DDG specializes in offering networking products, content management, and new technology, which makes them a perfect distribution partner to help UEI further expand the availability of NevoSL nationwide."
"NevoSL is a premium control solution for the CEDIA market," says David Kaplan, Executive Director at DDG. "We are truly thrilled to add this product lineup because it exemplifies the type of product solution Digital Delivery Group was formed to bring to the market place."
The NevoSL is a universal controller that intuitively delivers complete audio/visual and digital media control for the networked home. Since its launch, the NevoSL has quickly become a favorite of the professional custom installer and has garnered numerous industry awards, including Residential Systems' RESI Award for Best Handheld Controller, the Electronic House "Product of the Year," and CEDIA Australia's Best in Show.
About Universal Electronics
Founded in 1986, Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) is the global leader in wireless control technology for the connected home. UEI designs, develops, and delivers innovative solutions that enable consumers to control entertainment devices, digital media, and home systems.
The company's broad portfolio of patented technologies and database of infrared control software has been adopted by many Fortune 500 companies in the consumer electronics, subscription broadcast, and computing industries. In addition, the company sells wireless control products to distributors and retailers under the One For All(R) brand name. More information about UEI can be obtained at http://www.uei.com.
About Digital Delivery Group (DDG)
Digital Delivery Group, a consortium of regional value added CE specialty distributors, is committed to being the leading source for sales and education of digital systems and convergence products. The members of DDG are specialists in networking products, whole house control, content storage and management, and new technology. More than just a buying group, DDG functions as a strategic resource for its vendor partners and its dealers. Digital Delivery Group's members bring a unique level of capability to the task with many years of distributor, retail, factory and marketing experience among its members. For more information, visit www.digitaldeliverygroup.org or call David Kaplan at 509-995-1203.
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