-- Signage Extends Capitol Sales Reach In Commercial and Hospitality Markets --

ORLANDO, FL, June 16, 2009 - Capitol Sales Company, the leading electronics distribution source for commercial and residential contractors, has announced that it now offers the innovative Carousel line of digital signage solutions from Tightrope Media Systems.

Scheduled to be featured at Capitol Sales Company's InfoComm display #6961 in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, the easy -to -use, web -based Carousel system brings the power of information signage to the wide range of businesses, educational and hospitality centers served by Capitol Sales Company's dealer network.

"Capitol Sales is an ideal distribution partner for Carousel," said Andrew Starks, Co -Founder of Tightrope Media Systems. "Capitol Sales is recognized as a first class distributor with excellent service, and we are confident that their dealers will quickly see the outstanding possibilities that our Carousel system can offer them for their commercial and institutional clients."

"Tightrope's Carousel is a very popular product in the marketplace," said Curt Hayes, President and CFO of Sales for Capitol Sales Company. "We saw that Carousel's emphasis on ease of use and a rich end -user experience was a perfect match for our strategy in the digital signage market. Digital signage is an exciting new offering for our dealers - especially those residential specialists who are now branching out into the commercial arena - - and we think it will be an enormously popular new option."

Tightrope's Carousel is an intelligent digital signage system designed with simplicity, security, scalability and economy in mind. The system provides an easy template -based interface system that lets practically anyone create digital signage solutions with no training. The system can scale from a single display to nearly limitless channels of signage in multiple buildings, and because it is Web -based, there is no software to deploy. In addition to text, the signs can display multimedia elements such as video, graphics and Flash, and the system can also support touch screen panels for the utmost in environment -specific user interactivity. Carousel integrates easily with other software, such as room scheduling applications and systems that use RSS feeds.

Tightrope's Carousel lineup consists of the Solo 220, a whisper -quiet single -channel unit designed for desktop operation or mounting close to the display using its included mounting brackets. The Carousel Server is designed for schools, community centers and other installations that do not require more than three channels and features a single player output. The top of the line Carousel Pro provides up to 200 channels of digital signage for multiple site installations and advanced data integration needs.

About Capitol Sales
Capitol Sales is the leading distribution source for electronic systems contractors and retailers who are looking for home theater, telephone, integrated home systems, and commercial A/V products. The company is famous for taking a 360 -degree approach to its business, offering retailers high -quality products at competitive prices, plus hands -on application training, expert technical help and unmatched customer service. In 2009, the company will debut the Capitol Sales Learning Institute™ - Regional Outreach, a new education program that will take Capitol Sales' successful training offerings on the road to five regions throughout 2009 in partnership with CEDIA University On the Road. Additionally, Capitol Sales offers hundreds of application -based education courses throughout the year, including filled -to -capacity classes at CEDIA, EH Expo, and other industry events. For further information, visit the company's web site at, or call 1 -800 -INSTALL (467 -8255). Media inquiries should be directed to Adam Sohmer; Sohmer Associates, LLC; 718 -499 -9161;

About Tightrope Media Systems
Founded in 1997, Tightrope Media Systems is the pioneer of web -centric digital signage and audiovisual head -end automation systems. It provides station automation, video servers, internet video on demand, live streaming, and the Carousel Digital Signage system. Tightrope's award winning systems are used across North America in government, hospitals, universities, high schools and local television stations. You can reach Tightrope Media Systems at (866) 866 -4118 or visit them on the web at

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