Ethan Allen Selects Intava to Power Design Center Touch Screen Systems New Interactive Touch Screens Launched in Ethan Allen Design Centers Nationwide

BELLEVUE, WA --  11/18/10 -- Intava ( ), a leader in touch screen solutions for retailers, today announced that Ethan Allen ( has selected Intava Vector™ to power the company's new touch screens in participating Ethan Allen Design Centers nationwide. The touch screens showcase Ethan Allen's trendsetting designs using interactive technology that combines photos, videos and details on all available furnishings and accessories. The result is a customer experience unlike any other, giving consumers the ability to discover, select, and visualize their dream home interiors through intuitive interactions with the screen.

"Choosing Intava as the technology provider for our new touch screens was an important decision, as we needed an extremely high quality interactive retail system that could showcase complex product lines," said Mike Bacon, Director of Retail Systems for Ethan Allen. "The Intava solution is easy for our clients to use and can scale to support our retail locations across the country."

"We are pleased that Ethan Allen selected Intava to support the company's commitment to providing premium interior design solutions for its clients," said Troy Carroll, CEO of Intava. "Through the new touch screens, Ethan Allen clients will be able to browse and discover furnishings by room or style and then see any piece in vivid detail, all through an intuitive touch screen interface. Ethan Allen is well known for its innovation, and that is evident here, with clients shopping in an entirely new way and design staff able to visually share ideas and products."

Ethan Allen will deploy the touch screens in most of its U.S. retail locations this fall. The touch screens are powered by Intava Vector, a visual merchandising and shopper assistance solution customizable for any product category. In addition, Ethan Allen's network of touch screens will run on the Intava Sphira™ application platform, providing Ethan Allen with complete control through web-based content management tools, centralized system health monitoring, remote diagnostic and administration tools, and store-by-store usage reports.

About IntavaIntava provides consumer-facing touch screen solutions to the retail and hospitality markets. Intava solutions engage customers, drive incremental sales and enhance the in-store experience. The company's sophisticated software powers systems that promote products and brands, and assist customers with purchase decisions in almost any out-of-home environment. Through best in class software, award-winning designs, and in-store marketing expertise, Intava brings thousands of products to life and delivers valuable shopper data to its clients. The company's solutions are used by some of the nation's top retailers of consumer electronics, telecom services, home furnishings, general merchandise, and other products. More information is available at : .

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