Panasonic System Networks Europe (PSNE) and Westcoast have announced a new partnership to promote the Panasonic range of interactive whiteboards (IWB). Peter Dempsey, area sales manager for Dublin commented; “The world of business systems is converging and with our latest whiteboard solution offering the best benefits available in the market, there is no better time for us to announce our partnership.”
Westcoast were established in 1984 and since then have grown their operations to become a leading national wholesale distributor of Panasonic products in the UK and Ireland. With a decisive approach to both product range and customer account management, Westcoast share many of the philosophies of Panasonic making them an excellent partner for providing Panasonic business solutions. The full range of Panasonic products Westcoast provide will include; IWBs, document solutions and HDVC high definition visual communication systems. Westcoast will not only supply the whole range of interactive Panaboards and software solutions but, will also provide customisable mounting systems.
David Daniels, AV sales manager at Westcoast, sais; “The announcement marks a significant change to our partnership with Panasonic who are one of our key vendors at Westcoast. It reinforces the strong synergies in what we are mutually looking to achieve across both of our businesses. We are excited about adding to our portfolio of products and the partnership also gives us and the reseller complete product solutions from one vendor.”
Panasonic first announced a new range of capacitive touch sensitive whiteboards in 2009 with the launch of the flagship Panaboard UB-T880. At the time the new multitouch UB-T880 can be controlled by up to three users simultaneously and is supplied along with a suite of software packages making them suitable for commercial applications ranging from training, education and control centres to many other commercial applications. Panasonic and Westcoast say that they are looking to expand beyond the now matured education market