Fry Multimedia Selected to Produce ASK! Kiosks

08:17 a.m. Jan 05, 1999 Eastern

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Fry Multimedia, Inc. recently signed an agreement to develop and market kiosk solutions using High Speed Information's ASK! development suite. Samples of the ASK! product can be viewed at the Detroit Auto Show in the Ford Motor Company booth.

The ASK! Software is designed to serve users in an interactive, controlled and entertaining way by using multimedia to its fullest.

"ASK! will allow us to make very advanced, yet affordable kiosk solutions by using technologies similar to what we already use for Web development," said Fry Multimedia President, David Fry. "Multi-channel marketers will be able to provide consumers with ubiquitous product information, whether they're shopping online from home or inside the retail store itself."

High Speed Information's CEO, Joseph R. Agoglia, said he's pleased to be working with an interactive leader like Fry Multimedia especially now that the kiosk market is beginning to explode.

"A lot of clients have invested in their Web site and e-commerce solutions, and now want to make it more accessible," Agoglia said. "For those clients, the kiosk is the perfect solution because it's an easy-to-use device, available to anyone at anytime anywhere."

High Speed Information's mission is to provide highly optimized software that developers like Fry Multimedia can use to operate a large kiosk network and provide outstanding ease-of-use for kiosk users. High Speed Information is continually focusing on new technology and the benefits to network operators.

Fry Multimedia, Inc. produces award-winning Web sites, customized software, corporate intranets, electronic commerce systems and interactive advertising campaigns. Internet Computing magazine this year named Fry Multimedia one of the industry's top 20 Web developers. Fry's clients include: Crate & Barrel, Godiva Chocolatier, Eddie Bauer, and 800-FLOWERS. SOURCE Fry Multimedia, Inc.

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