Stampede Presentation Products, Inc has been appointed to serve as a strategic U.S. and Canadian distributor of the complete line of Key Digital solutions, including the company’s iOS-based Compass Control® solution, according to an announcement made today by Stampede President & COO Kevin Kelly and Key Digital Vice President of Sales Michael Lakhter.
“We’re very excited to join forces with Key Digital to present their remarkable product lines to our network of over 11,000 dealers in North America,” Kelly said today. “Not only does Key Digital’s product line offer essential solutions for all installations involving high-quality video imaging, but the addition of the Compass Control® system to our portfolio of products will truly enhance the control solutions our dealers are able to offer their customers.”
According to Bob Templeman, Key Digital’s National Sales manager, “Stampede’s deep market reach in throughout the United States and Canada, coupled with its proven expertise in virtually all vertical markets, makes them uniquely qualified to distribute the Key Digital product line, and to share the amazing benefits of the Compass Control system with its wide network of dealers in all vertical markets.”
Dedicated to providing cutting-edge technology solutions in all installations where high-quality video imaging is essential, Key Digital offers solutions in eight categories, including Digital Video Processors, Video/Audio Matrix Switchers, Video/Audio Switchers, Video/Audio Distribution Amplifiers, Video/Control/Interface Adapters, HDMI® Cables, CAT5/6/7 Baluns, and Control Products – namely the Compass Control system.
The innovative Compass Control system provides an easy-to-deploy and intuitive control solution that relies on familiar iOS devices, including iPad®, iPad Mini®, iPhone® and iPod Touch® as the system backbone. The Compass Control base system consists of one KD-MC2500 Master Controller with the Compass Control app running on an iOS device under a Compass Control license.The system’s programming, a simple drag-and-drop process that can be completed in as little as one hour, requires the use of the Compass Navigator™ Software that allows both simple step-by-step programming or more advanced programming capabilities to create custom control interfaces.A/V distribution is easily programmed using the Key Digital Matrix Switcher, or a simple control interface can be programmed to control an existing system.
Known for its value-added distribution, Amherst, New York-based Stampede is the leading distributor of presentation equipment including LCD/DLP projectors and flat panel displays. Stampede provides a complete range of brand name presentation equipment to a variety of audio/video, computer, and home theater resellers and integrators in the United States, Canada and Latin America. These resellers rely on Stampede for value-added services in distribution, marketing and solution- based sales. Stampede annually produces the “Big Book of AV,” a 1,000-page catalog and companion website (www.BigBookofAV.com) providing hundreds of sales, installation and spec tips for Stampede’s dealers in addition to product details on more than 5,000 SKUs. For more information on Stampede, log onto www.stampedeglobal.com.