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HARMAN REALIGNS PRO AUDIO DISTRIBUTION IN MALAYSIA

HARMAN REALIGNS PRO AUDIO DISTRIBUTION IN MALAYSIA

Harman Professional Solutions announces the appointment of Systems Electronics & Engineering Sdn. Bhd. (Systems E&E) as the official Malaysia distributor of AKG, BSS, Crown, dbx, Digitech, Lexicon, JBL Professional and Soundcraft. Systems Electronics & Engineering is the sister company to Electronics & Engineering Pte Ltd, which was appointed as Harman Professional Solution’s distributor in Singapore
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October 5, 2018 Industry

SPITFIRE CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES ACQUIRES GREEN HIPPO LTD

SPITFIRE CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES ACQUIRES GREEN HIPPO LTD

Spitfire Creative Technologies, the parent company of tvONE and Magenta Research, has acquired Green Hippo, a developer and manufacturer of media servers and digital display products with offices in the UK and the US. The strategic move further expands Spitfire’s reach across commercial integration, live events and creative video technology. Emma Marlow, CEO of Green
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October 5, 2018 Industry

SONOS LIBRA NEW AUDAC DISTRIBUTOR FOR THAILAND

SONOS LIBRA NEW AUDAC DISTRIBUTOR FOR THAILAND

Audac has entered into a strategic agreement with one of Thailand’s newest leading audio distributors, Sonos Libra, making them Audac’s exclusive distributor for Thailand. Sonos Libra was founded almost two years ago by Alfonso Martín and ever since they have been focusing on high quality products, engineering and after sales service, both for live and
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September 26, 2018 Industry

2018 CORPORATE PRO AV MARKET ANALYSIS

2018 CORPORATE PRO AV MARKET ANALYSIS

The corporate market continues to account for the largest segment of pro-AV revenue. According to AVIXA’s Industry Outlook Trends and Analysis (IOTA), pro-AV solutions for corporate office environments are expected to generate nearly US$15 billion in revenue in the Americas in 2018. Growth is expected to be somewhat slower than the overall industry, at 1.5
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August 10, 2018 Industry

GM AUDIO APPOINTED SOUTHERN INDIA POWERSOFT DISTRIBUTOR

GM AUDIO APPOINTED SOUTHERN INDIA POWERSOFT DISTRIBUTOR

Powersoft has appointed Chennai-based GM Audio as its official distributor for the South of India region. Extending the Italian audio manufacturers’ presence in the market, GM Audio is the fourth distributor that the company has on-boarded in the country in order to capitalise on growth opportunities in this exciting market. “We decided a few years
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July 10, 2018 Industry

ALS JOINS FORCES WITH URBAN INTEL

ALS JOINS FORCES WITH URBAN INTEL

Leading technology integrators, Advanced Lifestyle Solutions (ALS) and Urban Intelligence (Urban) have joined forces to create one of Australia’s largest residential and commercial technology providers. With over 30 years of experience, the combined group will offer residential and commercial customers single contact high quality electrical and technology solutions. ALS Founder, Michael Stavrou will lead the
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July 4, 2018 Industry

PLANTRONICS BUYS POLYCOM FOR $2B

PLANTRONICS BUYS POLYCOM FOR $2B

Plantronics has announced its complete acquisition of Polycom for $2b. The acquisition of Polycom will accelerate and expand Plantronics’ vision and enable it to deliver the broadest portfolio of end points in the Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) ecosystem. “We are pleased that Plantronics and Polycom are moving ahead as one company focused on putting
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July 4, 2018 Industry

LOUD AUDIO SELLS MARTIN AUDIO TO LDC

LOUD AUDIO SELLS MARTIN AUDIO TO LDC

LOUD Audio, LLC, a portfolio company of Transom Capital Group, has sold the Martin Audio brand from its portfolio of Pro Audio and MI businesses to UK-based mid-market private equity investor LDC. This move is aimed at allowing LOUD to narrow its focus and deliver the best possible products and experience to its Pro Audio
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July 4, 2018 Industry

MADISON TECHNOLOGIES TO DISTRIBUTE SHARP DISPLAYS

MADISON TECHNOLOGIES TO DISTRIBUTE SHARP DISPLAYS

Madison Technologies has announced the addition of Sharp Commercial Display Panels and Interactive Touch Displays to its expanded portfolio of professional and commercial AV solutions. Madison Technologies will be looking to build the brand across all vertical markets via the integration channel. Ken Kyle, General Manager of Broadcast & AV at Madison Technologies commented, “We
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July 4, 2018 Industry

JANDS NZ REBRANDS TO JPRO

JANDS NZ REBRANDS TO JPRO

Jands NZ has introduced a new brand identity and rebranded to JPRO. “One thing that’s constant in the vibrant audio industry is change,” says JPRO Managing Director Bruce Gray. “We are proud of our heritage. For 30 years Jands NZ has lead the way in New Zealand, supporting musicians, businesses and institutions with their commercial
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June 6, 2018 Industry