Digital Signage Company .advancedMethod and Best Buy Canada Announce Partnership

    SEATTLE, June 15 /CNW/ -- .advancedMethod is proud to announce a new
partnership with the Commercial Sales Group of Best Buy Canada Ltd.  In
conjunction with this partnership, Best Buy has selected .advancedMethod's
express digital signage system to offer to their customers.  The express
digital signage system will now be available directly through Best Buy
Canada's digital signage group, making professional looking digital signage
more accessible to the public than ever.

    Tony White, Sales Manager of the Commercial Sales Group, explains Best
Buy's decision by saying, "We are excited to announce our partnership with
.advancedMethod.  We feel express is well suited for our small to medium sized
business customer base due to its ease of use and professional content."

    To kick off the joint venture, .advancedMethod, Best Buy Canada and LG
recently joined forces at the Alberta Hotel and Lodging Association Convention
and Trade Show in pristine Lake Louise, Alberta to display the most cutting
edge technology available to the hospitality industry, including the express
digital signage system.  Robert Grawet, General Manager of .advancedMethod,
describes the experience by saying, ".advancedMethod was very excited to
partner with Best Buy Canada for the Alberta Hotel Association show at Lake
Louise in April.  We worked hand in hand with our partners: Best Buy and LG to
show real world examples of how hotels can utilize digital signage to enhance
their guest's comfort while increasing the hotel's sales.  .advancedMethod
also demonstrated our eHotel Tours (custom interactive video hotel tours)." 
The partners received great acclaim, winning the "Best Booth" award for their
Virtual Hotel Room.

    .advancedMethod's express prides itself on being a new kind of digital
signage system: one that is easy to use, easy to update and easy to buy -
express includes the basic player and software necessary to create your own
content right out of the box, plus industry-related templates, even "live"
news feeds.  express is designed to dramatically simplify the deployment of
digital signage, whether that means to a single sign or a gigantic network. 
With the re-bundling of their IT services, .advancedMethod continues to offer
customers the options they are looking for in a digital signage system - all
at a competitive price point.

    The .advancedMethod team members have unique backgrounds having worked
with Apple, Smart Technologies, Da-Lite, EIKI International, Packard Bell
Computers, and Adobe.  More information can be found at

    About .advancedMethod:
    Founded in 2002 to provide innovative web-based communications services,
.advancedMethod engineered new concepts in streaming video and in creating
eVideo, a proprietary methodology for delivering a "live" presentation with
available bandwidth.  This mastery was then applied to digital signage
solutions, resulting in a robust digital signage operating system,
user-friendly authoring tools, and support services.

    About EIKI Digital Systems, Inc.
    With more than a half century of experience in professional audiovisual
communications technology behind it, EIKI Digital Systems, Inc. was
established in 2008 to broaden the scope of The EIKI Family of Companies. 
Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, EIKI Digital Systems shares management
and a focus on the ProAV channel with its older sibling, EIKI International,
Inc. of Rancho Santa Margarita, California.

    About Best Buy Canada Ltd.
    Burnaby, BC-based Best Buy Canada Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:   BBY).  Best Buy is Canada's fastest-growing retailer
and e-tailer ( of consumer electronics, computers and
entertainment products and also operates the Geek Squad (, a
technology service provider specializing in computer support and home theatre
installation. There are over 50 stores in British Columbia, Alberta,
Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.

    The Commercial Sales Group of Best Buy Canada Ltd delivers
business-to-business (B2B) services to clients across Canada in the areas of
digital signage, incentive programs, lotteries, promotions and prizing.  The
Commercial Sales Group also sells and distributes electronic solutions to
hotels, restaurants and the resource industry throughout Canada.  The Group
builds new commercial business segments and opportunities in consumer
electronics, appliances, media and gaming that are aligned with the client's
present capabilities.

    For more information on the Commercial Sales Group, please call


    Kasie Dawkins, 206.973.2938


For further information:

For further information: Kasie Dawkins of .advancedMethod,
+1-206-973-2938, Web Site:       

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