Combination will create leading player in fast growing digital solutions market.

OMAHA, Nebraska (October 1, 2013) Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTN), a provider of digital
equipment, screens and managed services as well as specialty lighting equipment, today announced the
acquisition of Convergent Corporation and its wholly owned subsidiary Convergent Media Systems, a leading
player in digital signage and content creation and distribution systems. Convergent Corporation was a
subsidiary of Sony Electronics Inc.