AGA Signs Deal With Digital:Convergence

Share this article:
AGA Catalog Marketing and Design said yesterday that it has inked a deal with print-to-Web technology firm Digital:Convergence Corp.


Under terms of the agreement, AGA, New York will offer its clients Digital:Convergence's :CueCat device, which it unveiled last month. The :CueCat connects to a computer keyboard and takes a consumer to a corresponding Web site after it reads a printed barcode.


Digital:Convergence, Dallas, claims the technology has the potential to help catalogers generate sales, cut costs and convert catalog buyers to Web buyers.


Since the :CueCat's debut, Digital:Convergence and partners Forbes magazine, Wired magazine and Radio Shack have distributed 2 million devices and plan to distribute 10 million by the end of the year. Forbes sent :CueCats to 810,000 subscribers with its Sept. 11 Best of the Web issue.


Digital:Convergence is also expected to announce a wireless version of the :CueCat, dubbed the Crossconvergence pen, this winter. Earlier this month, AGA signed a joint marketing agreement with O2 Essential Marketing Technologies, Marina Del Rey, CA, regarding a revenue-sharing arrangement for new business generated by the two companies.

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in any form without prior authorization. Your use of this website constitutes acceptance of Haymarket Media's Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions