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Southern Railway Installs CAYIN Digital Signage System to Improve Efficiency in Public Information Display

Taipei, Taiwan (PRWEB) March 17, 2009

Southern Railway, a major Indian Government Organization, has installed digital signage system at the Egmore Railway Station in Chennai. To provide passengers with clearer and quicker updated information, Southern Railway started out a large scale deployment of digital public information display system, which was adopted to add on to the traditional broadcasting system. The Video over IP Specialist- A & T Network Systems Pvt. Ltd., the premier Systems integrator of similar projects in India, chose CAYIN Technology as its overseas partner who has specialized in developing digital signage solutions.

Easy Management & Data Synchronization over Server and Players

One primary CAYIN CMS-Performance Server and a spare server have been set and connected to the Railway database server equipped with an administration panel which is used to edit platform numbers and arrival timing based on actual status. To extend the information from the central railway database server to any stations on the railway network catering to Chennai Division, six CAYIN’s SMP-WEB signage media players, supporting full-screen HTML/Flash/JPG and real-time video playback, and 42-inch LG plasma televisions have been collocated at concourses, passenger waiting halls, reservation campus, and platforms.

Capability of Presenting Diversified Multimedia Contents and Information

With CAYIN digital signage media players, contents can be demonstrated diversely in displays according to different occasions and situations. For instance, in the concourse, train arrival and departure information including scheduled time, expected time, delays, and platform numbers are showed on the main screens along with commercials and warning messages in moving tickers. Furthermore, live TV news, dramas, and movie trailers can also be broadcasted thanks to the live streaming programs fed from CMS server to SMP media players.

Train information can also be displayed specifically at particular platforms so that passengers, benefitting from better facility, can know exactly which platforms they should go in an instant. In general, the digital signage system not only assists passengers to manage their travel time efficiently and conveniently but also saves the administrators’ total costs of ownership.

“We are very glad that CAYIN Digital Signage products were chosen in this project and have the opportunity cooperating with our prestigious local partner, A & T Network Systems, who has been playing an essential role in project consultation, integration and implementation” said Ravel Chi, the vice president of CAYIN Technology. “It’s always our goal to bring out technology more and more broadly into different industries and this deployment in Indian railway indeed involves many fundamental functionalities through digital media technology. We treasure the partnership which allowed CAYIN Digital Signage solution to benefit from this important transportation application in India, one of the starry BRIC!”

CAYIN Technology Co., Ltd.

CAYIN technology offers complete digital signage solutions, including media players, servers, and software for various commercial applications, such as digital bulletin board in schools, digital menu board in restaurants, promotion channels in retail, flight schedule in airports, and public information display system in hotels, corporate, convention centers, and governments.

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A&T Network Systems Pvt. Ltd.

Headquartered in Madurai in India, A &T Network Systems Pvt. Ltd. was founded in 1996 by Ashwin Desai, who is also the current Managing Director. It specializes in the comprehensive delivery of Video over IP, Voice over IP and visual collaboration solutions. A&T is primarily a technology company and is a value added partner for several overseas manufacturers of Video technologies over IP networks operating in the Video Conferencing, Visual collaboration, Video Streaming, Video Surveillance and Digital Signage Systems market. The Company has 33 employees and is also an ISO 9001 – 2008 ‘with design’ certified organisation.

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Marketing Maven Public Relations Experts Teach St. Marys Academy Students to Talk the Talk

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2013

Marketing Maven Public Relations’ Human Resources Generalist, Elicia Hildreth, and Hispanic Media Manager, Mari Escamilla, hosted an interactive workshop titled “Talk the Talk: How to Be a Better Speaker” on April 9, 2013 from 9:15AM to 11:15AM. This workshop is one in a series held in collaboration with the Health Careers Program at St. Mary’s Academy and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Healthy Ties Program. This unique program provides mentorship opportunities and professional development workshops for high school seniors to link young women with professional women mentors to help prepare them for the workforce.

During this workshop, Hildreth established the importance of building self-confidence through public speaking by outlining the foundational skills necessary for individuals to succeed in a diverse array of careers. By using speaking activities such as impromptu timed speaking on an unknown topic and speaking in groups on a common topic, Hildreth provided an experiential understanding of common public speaking situations.

Escamilla shared her own experience of learning to understand English nuances and communicate properly while growing up in a bilingual household. She reviewed the hurdles she faced and helped students through her own anecdotal experience by posing self-reflective questions: what is your strong point? How can you turn your weakness into a strength? What do you feel most passionately about? What skills can you draw on to strengthen your public speaking skills?

Hildreth and Escamilla also covered the fundamentals of being a better public speaker to help the girls of St. Mary’s Academy build self-confidence and experience. “The number of professional women is continuing to increase and it’s important that they enter the workplace with the self-confidence to present themselves as leaders,” said Hildreth. “To be successful, one must possess the communication skills and strategies that are essential to success. It was a pleasure to work with the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and St. Mary’s Academy students and I look forward to seeing these strong women continue to succeed.”

Hildreth’s human resources experience, along with her Board of Directors position for the non-profit organization, Women of Substance & Men of Honor, Inc., provides her with the tools and experience to inspire and engage an audience.

Escamilla recently positioned herself as a thought leader as a moderator of a panel about changing DRTV marketing tactics when reaching the Hispanic demographic at the Electronic Retailing Association’s Direct to Consumer trade show. Escamilla continues to solidify herself a thought leader by sharing her insight as a speaker at the 2013 Great Ideas Summit in Miami. Escamilla was nominated for the 2012 Latino Business Award and recognized by Latino American Who’s Who.

For more information about Hildreth, Escamilla and Marketing Maven Public Relations, please visit

To learn more about the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, please visit

About Marketing Maven Public Relations, Inc.

Bicoastal PR firm, Marketing Maven Public Relations, Inc. is an innovative and exclusive public relations agency that under promises and over performs. Founded by Lindsey Carnett in 2009, the agency specializes in lifestyle and consumer products, companies and events. Additional services include hospitality and gaming PR, social media campaigns, reputation management, direct response marketing, SEO, celebrity gifting and Spanish media relations. Marketing Maven Public Relations, Inc. develops newsworthy mainstream issues relevant to the clients’ product or service. With offices in New York, the agency then creates media interest and delivers the clients’ message to the masses, creating a demand from the target demographic.

Marketing Maven Public Relations, Inc. also has an expertise in Direct to Consumer marketing as well as product development and PR for supplements and ingredients. The agency has the ability to earn product distribution at retail and helps find funding for national product launches. With representatives across the globe, the Marketing Maven Public Relations, Inc. team has strong relationships with local, national and international media. Visit for more information about the company.

Interactive Agency Gives New Digital Voice to Ohio Public Relations Professionals

Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 28, 2011

Oxiem Interactive announces the launch of a new website for the Central Ohio Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Powerful web features combined with an elegant web design give Central Ohio PRSA an effective communication channel to promote leadership and innovation in the public relations industry.

Using interactive website features, users can easily locate information about upcoming PRSA events, view and post jobs and sign up for volunteer and educational opportunities.

Additional site features include:

Searchable Membership Directory – Organization members can log in to their own personalized accounts and update a comprehensive profile of personal information, which automatically flows into a members-only searchable directory with custom display options.

WordPress Blog – An integrated blog seamlessly combines multiple platforms.

Social Media Connect Page –Social media channels converge in one, streamlined access point, where the latest posts flow and display automatically. A unique bulletin board design displays most recent Central Ohio PRSA Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Blog and YouTube posts.

Tabbed Footer Feature – A powerful footer dynamically displays most recent news and upcoming events. Clicking through footer tabs also reveals organization Facebook, Flickr and Twitter feeds.

“Our new site, combined with the collective energy of Central Ohio’s industry thought-leaders, will drive an ongoing discussion about public relations and the challenges our members are meeting each day as professionals and members of PRSA,” said Todd Bailey, president of PRSA Central Ohio. “The site offers a platform for serving our 400 members and for encouraging a broader community discussion about the future of our great profession.”

The new website is the centerpiece of a comprehensive digital marketing package Oxiem tailored for Central Ohio PRSA, which also features a matching e-mail template, YouTube channel and Event Brite system for event registration. “Central Ohio PRSA has been an excellent partner,” said Billy Fischer, Director of Business Development for Oxiem. “We were proud to work with this leader in public relations to pair the newest technology with proven marketing principles. The result is an effective online voice to communicate with Ohio public relations professionals.”

About the Central Ohio Chapter of PRSA

The mission of the Central Ohio Chapter of PRSA is to elevate the relevance and importance of public relations to opinion leaders, the media, employers and the public by effectively applying the social behavioral and communications sciences. The chapter supports members in their efforts to offer strategically relevant and effective counsel to employers and clients. Visit Central Ohio PRSA on the web at

About Oxiem Interactive

Oxiem brings a fresh approach to effective web marketing for companies large and small. By combining high-performance websites, effective search marketing programs, social networking and interactive flash media, Oxiem takes e-marketing to a whole new level. Visit


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