For 35 years we’ve been working with our clients to transform the customer experience and enhance the communication across employee channels.
Raising expectations for on-site digital signage experiences, we are Convergent, a Ballantyne Strong Company, with hundreds of thousands of locations deployed worldwide that are seen by millions every day.
We challenge clients to think differently about how they engage with their customers and employees and the technology they use to do it—from retail to healthcare, SMB to Fortune 1000, cinema to banking to QSR. We craft captivating and compelling turnkey solutions that increase brand awareness, turn consumers into customers and employees into brand ambassadors. And we handle it all—end-to-end—from strategy to implementation to unmatched technical support.
Our cloud-based digital media platform is transforming the industry. Its radical approach to content creation and management provides unlimited scalability, absolute reliability and lower deployment and management costs.
We are Convergent. And we are here to elevate your digital experiences.
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“Our industry is broken; it’s as simple as that. With a fragmented market of more than 300 software providers, an array of hardware and technology options, high up front cost and no meaningful performance metrics, making an investment in digital signage today is a roll of the dice. But we’re changing that.” – READ MORE >
Steve Schilling – President, Convergent
35+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
1980 - 1986
Pioneered use of Ku-band for live corporate video. Installed first private satellite-based video network. Designed first outsourced studio operation. Installed first encrypted private business television network.
First to add voice and data interactivity to satellite video networks.
Developed first remote control software program for encrypted databases.
Launched first enterprise video network on DirecTV.
Provided fully outsourced operations for Channel One to over 11,000 high schools and middle schools.
Designed first automated production studio (VIPER).
Launched first digital out of home network for Advance Auto Parts.
Provided service to 70% of all private US video networks.
Developed ADEPT broadcast studio platform.
Developed first digital signage content workflow application.
Designed, deployed and managed one of the first digital signage networks at over 5,000 Doctor’s offices.
Developed rugged outdoor digital signage system for virtually any weather condition.
Created live third party video program with custom branded commercials.
Won DSE Content award for outstanding content design and development in retail.
Won DSE Apex award for outstanding work in retail.
Purchased by Ballantyne Strong Inc.
Celebrated 15 year anniversary of providing service solutions to Federal and Defense agencies, spanning over 2,000 end points across the globe.
Deployed first 4K experience and workflow to over 1,000 end points within 6 months.
Launched industry first Digital Signage as a Service, Results Guarantee.
BIG BRANDS ARE OUR BIGGEST FANS
We challenge the norm and back it up with 35 years of experience working with some of the biggest brands