CONVERGENT

Connecting Brands to the People They Care About

WE ARE CONVERGENT

Connecting brands to people they care about, we leverage the industry’s first Digital Signage as a Service platform to deliver hyper-targeted experiences that drive results. With hundreds of thousands of locations deployed worldwide, we enable our customers to engage with millions of people each day. We craft captivating 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 for unlimited scalability, absolute reliability, and lower management costs.

We’re a Ballantyne Strong company and proud to be a part of their great family. To learn more about Ballantyne Strong, click here.

MEET CONVERGENT

VISION

“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 SchillingPresident, 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.

  • 1991
    First to add voice and data interactivity to satellite video networks.

  • 1992
    Developed first remote control software program for encrypted databases.

  • 1993
    Launched first enterprise video network on DirecTV.

  • 1995
    Provided fully outsourced operations for Channel One to over 11,000 high schools and middle schools.

  • 1996
    Designed first automated production studio (VIPER).

  • 1998
    Launched first digital out of home network for Advance Auto Parts.

  • 1999
    Provided service to 70% of all private US video networks.

  • 2003
    Developed ADEPT broadcast studio platform.

  • 2004
    Developed first digital signage content workflow application.

  • 2004
    Designed, deployed and managed one of the first digital signage networks at over 5,000 Doctor’s offices.

  • 2006
    Developed rugged outdoor digital signage system for virtually any weather condition.

  • 2008
    Created live third party video program with custom branded commercials.

  • 2011
    Won DSE Content award for outstanding content design and development in retail.

  • 2012
    Won DSE Apex award for outstanding work in retail.

  • 2013
    Purchased by Ballantyne Strong Inc.

  • 2014
    Celebrated 15 year anniversary of providing service solutions to Federal and Defense agencies, spanning over 2,000 end points across the globe.

  • 2015
    Deployed first 4K experience and workflow to over 1,000 end points within 6 months.

  • 2016
    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.

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