First Wave to Showcase Futuristic Interactive
Environment at Market Space LIVE!
Multimedia Kiosks Featured at Leggett & Platt Annual
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.-Jan. 5, 2000-First Wave, Inc., the
worldıs leading provider of interactive multimedia kiosks, has
partnered with Leggett & Platt, the foremost manufacturer of
commercial fixtures and displays, to create an innovative
interactive environment at the first Leggett & Platt Fixture
and Display Group conference, Market Space LIVE!.
Market Space LIVE!, beginning January 7 and continuing
through January 9 in San Antonio, Texas, is attended by
leading retailers, brand-name packagers of consumer
products and companies in the food service industries.
During the conference, attendees will interact with kiosks and
displays that demonstrate dynamic signage, virtual inventory,
music preview and brand awareness applications. Additionally,
kiosks dispersed throughout the show floor will display retail
applications developed by First Wave and used by Hickory
Farms, RCA, Nourison Rugs and others.
"We are thrilled to have First Wave provide multimedia kiosks
for Market Space LIVE!," said Mark Pritchard, executive vice
president of sales and marketing at Leggett & Platt. "These
kiosks give conference attendees the opportunity to interact
with innovative technology and see practical retail
applications for this technology at the conference."
About First Wave
Founded a decade ago, First Wave, Inc. is the worldıs
leading provider of interactive multimedia kiosks. Today, First
Wave kiosks are used by many of the leading Fortune 500
corporations, including Kids "R" Us, Walt Disney Records and
Whirlpool to promote and sell products. Featuring an amazing
array of multimedia tools, First Wave kiosk solutions are
powered by the companyıs proprietary kiosk development
software, Kiosk Communicator.
Kiosk Communicator enables the development of kiosk-based
self-service commerce by allowing a multitude of functions to
be programmed in minutes including, collecting and
dispensing information, gathering critical market data,
promoting products, taking orders and arranging shipping.
More than 7,000 copies of Kiosk Communicator are currently
in circulation, supported by a community of Resellers and
The company is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. For
additional information and a free copy of the white paper,
"Trends Driving Interactive Displays," please visit
About Leggett & Platt
Leggett & Platt is a Fortune 500 diversified manufacturer and
B2B supplier of engineered products and components, with
annual revenue in excess of $4 billion. The company operates
in five business segments, with the largest providing slightly
under 50% of total sales. Sales and production are focused in
residential furnishings, commercial furnishings and retail store
fixtures, aluminum products, industrial materials, and
specialized products. The company has facilities throughout
North America and in numerous international locations.
Leggett's common stock is listed on the New York and Pacific
Stock Exchanges with the symbol LEG, and is a component of
the S&P 500 Index.