updated 9/7/2010 12:20:53 PM ET 2010-09-07T16:20:53

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 7, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wireless Ronin Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:RNIN), a Minneapolis-based digital signage provider, announced today that its RoninCast software has been selected by Snap Fitness, the fastest-growing franchisor of compact, state-of-the-art 24/7 fitness centers with locations worldwide.

"We selected Wireless Ronin Technologies' (WRT) RoninCast software after conducting an extensive search and due diligence to find the best solution for our franchisees," explains Peter Taunton, CEO of Snap Fitness. "The ease of use of the online management system combined with their 24/7 network operations center (NOC) provided the best in class solution to best support our brand and the needs of our franchise owners."

Wireless Ronin will provide software and hosting to all 2,000 plus franchisee locations across the United States. Snap Fitness and WRT plan to deploy RoninCast software to 1,000 locations by January 1, 2011 with another 500 locations anticipated by June 1, 2011.

The network that will be hosted and maintained by Wireless Ronin will be designed to meet the specific needs and demographic challenges of Snap Fitness. This includes satisfying the requirements of two different stakeholder groups, both franchisee and corporate, who will leverage the network for both internal and external advertisements. Corporate will manage and distribute external advertisements from key brands that appeal to Snap Fitness Customers' demographics while franchisees will manage internal advertising that will include club promotions, amenities and announcements.

Scott Koller, president and chief operating officer of Wireless Ronin said, "We are excited to be working with Snap Fitness and are thrilled to support the digital signage needs of such a fast growing company. We look forward to providing Snap Fitness with world class support for its network."  

About Snap Fitness

Named the 16th fastest-growing private company in Inc. Magazine's prestigious 2009 Inc. 500 ranking, Snap Fitness is experiencing phenomenal growth with more than 2,000 locations sold nationwide and some 30-40 new stores added monthly. Founded in 2003 by CEO Peter Taunton, the Minnesota-based franchisor offers compact, state-of-the-art, 24/7 express fitness clubs that emphasize fast, convenient and affordable workouts in neighborhoods across America and worldwide. For more information or to learn how to open a Snap Fitness Franchise, please visit www.snapfitness.com.

About Wireless Ronin Technologies, Inc.

Wireless Ronin Technologies ( www.wirelessronin.com ) has developed RoninCast® software as a complete solution designed to address the evolving digital signage marketplace. RoninCast® software enables clients to manage digital signage networks from one central location and provides turnkey solutions in the digital signage marketplace.  The RoninCast® software suite facilitates customized distribution with network management, playlist creation and scheduling, and database integration.  Wireless Ronin offers an array of services to support RoninCast® software including consulting, creative development, project management, installation, and training.  The company's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "RNIN".

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