VANCOUVER, British Columbia and BEAVERTON, Ore., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- iQmetrix, the leading provider of retail management software for the North American wireless industry and Planar Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLNR), a global leader of specialty display technology, today announced their partnership designed to provide interactive retail solutions for mobile resellers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110921/AQ72352) By enabling customers to explore products and their benefits using an interactive touch screen interface, iQmetrix's exciting new platform, XQ Interactive Retail, transforms the mobile retail in-store experience with dynamic applications that bridge the gap between the online and in-store experience. The XQ solution is currently in early-adopter phase throughout Canada and the United States. Using Planar System's touchscreen solutions, wireless retailers can showcase products and information on dynamic visual displays, while facilitating the sales process for staff and providing eye-catching, rich, engaging media that adds a "wow factor" to the wireless retail space. Supporting Quotes:
Christopher Krywulak, CEO, iQmetrix said:
"Because our XQ Interactive Retail solution energizes and changes the face of the retail experience, we need the highest quality hardware to best connect with our in-store, consumer facing applications. As the leading innovator of touchscreen solutions, Planar exceeded our expectations. We are pleased to be able to recommend this superior product line to our clients."
Cris Derr, Director of Product Marketing, Planar Systems said:
"The collaboration between Planar and iQmetrix will make it easier than ever for wireless retailers to implement interactive displays and increase consumer foot traffic by providing a high-definition, touch-centric experience for customers. With the Planar PT2285W display – retailers can take advantage of a sleek, stylish monitor that uses similar touch technology found in a variety of mobile devices and smart phones available on the market today."