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Company Timeline

Some noteworthy events in our young history...

2017

First use by partners at public tradeshows

At DSE (Digital Signage Expo), InfoComm, RetailNow and IOTWorld, Sophatar partners show our proximity and POS-driven signage solutions at their booths.

First customer install of POS-driven signage

Sophatar installs its first system of contextual digital signage that shows product recommendations based on sales data printed on sales receipts

2016

Key system patent granted

The US PTO (Patent & Trademark Office) grants Sophatar a powerful patent with broad claims on its system solution for proximity digital signage.

First customer deployments

Sophatar scores its first customers in the supermarket and quick-serve verticals for its digital signage and mobile wallet passes solution.

First public tradeshows

Sophatar shows its solution for the first time at several major tradeshows incl. NRF (National Retail Federation)'s The Big Show, DSE (Digital Signage Expo), NCB (NightClub & Bar Show) and RLC (Restaurant Leadership Conference). NRF even lists us as one of the 16 show picks for their 2016 Big Show!

2015

Sophatar becomes a registered trademark

The US PTO approves our trademark

Very alpha trial

A very early 'alpha' version is used by a company to interactively control the screens at their booth during the Design Automation Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

2014

Sophatar is born...

Sophatar is incorporated as a Delaware corporation.