LEXINGTON, Ky., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) today announced the completion of two acquisitions, San Francisco-based Twistage and Seattle-based AccessVia. The total acquisition price for the companies combined is approximately $31.5 million.
Twistage offers an industry-leading, pure cloud software platform for managing video, audio and image content.
Twistage's framework easily integrates with customers' existing applications and is flexible and adaptable – bridging gaps in a company's media management infrastructure.Twistage's technology enables customers to securely ingest rich media in virtually any format, manage, and deliver content within their firewalls and outside the walls of their networks. The company's architecture minimizes costs through a scalable and decentralized approach, equipping organizations to realize a return on their existing rich media assets across a wide range of mobile and desktop devices. When combined with Lexmark, Twistage will enable customers to capture, manage and access all of their content, including rich media content assets, within the context of their business processes and enterprise applications. AccessVia AccessVia's customers benefit from industry-leading signage solutions to create and produce retail shelf-edge materials, all from a single platform, which can be directed to a variety of output devices and published to digital signs or electronic shelf tags. AccessVia's software prints on-demand in stores on monochrome and color laser printers, smart multifunction products and on handheld devices in the aisle, or centrally in high-speed production print facilities. The technology also enables customers to publish to digital shelf signs, large digital displays or electronic shelf labels. AccessVia's Web-based software tools can be delivered via their cloud-based software-as-a-service as well as an on-premise installation. Regardless of the deployment model, the tools are readily available and easy to use.