|ACDSee(TM) 3.1 Hits Retail Shelves At Electronics Boutique|
VICTORIA, British Columbia, April 23 /CNW/ -- ACD Systems International Inc. (Toronto: ASA - news), the digital imaging company, today announced that its popular ACDSee(TM) 3.1 image management software will be available at more than 500 Electronics Boutique retail outlets in the United States starting the latter part of this month. ACDSee 3.1 also will be available through the retailer's online store, http://www.ebgames.com.
"Electronics Boutique sees ACDSee 3.1 as a brand leader and an easy solution for all digital photography needs," said Brett Eiseman of Electronics Boutique. "In order to offer a complete digital imaging package, we required a world-class and user-friendly software for image viewing, managing and sharing. ACDSee meets the needs of a broad range of consumers."
President and CEO Doug Vandekerkhove of ACD Systems commented, 'We are very excited about our retail initiative with Electronics Boutique. They are a recognized retail leader with a comprehensive North American network of stores and a strong online presence. Partnerships with major retailers like Electronics Boutique are a natural extension to our Internet and OEM distribution strategy of capitalizing on consumer preferences in the digital age through PC image viewing, digital camera sales, and the overall scanner and printer markets. We believe this retail relationship will boost the retail launch of our flagship product, ACDSee 3.1, by giving it the profile and presence the world's most popular digital image management software deserves."
ACDSee 3.1 and other applications from ACD Systems are available at retail stores throughout continental Europe and Asia. The products are also sold over the Company's web store at http://www.ACDSYSTEMS.com.
About Electronics Boutique
Electronics Boutique is among the world's largest specialty retailers dedicated exclusively to video game hardware and software, PC entertainment, PC productivity and educational software and accessories. The company operates 746 stores in 46 states and Puerto Rico, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea -- primarily under the names Electronics Boutique, EB GameWorld, EBKids and Stop'N Save Software. The company operates an e-commerce Web site at http://www.ebgames.com. Additional information is available at http://www.ebholdings.com.
About ACD Systems International Inc.
Headquartered in British Columbia since 1993, ACD Systems International Inc. (Toronto: ASA - news), one of the world's leading digital image management companies, develops, markets and sells digital image management software. The Company has a history of triple-digit revenue growth, year on year, and has penetrated the global market place through progressive Internet distribution and strategic partnerships. ACD has an estimated 18,000,000 user-base in over 125 countries and over 17,000 corporate customers, which includes many Fortune 500 companies. For further details, please visit our corporate web site at http://www.ACDSYSTEMS.com.