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RCF GROUP ACQUIRES DPA MICROPHONES

RCF GROUP ACQUIRES DPA MICROPHONES

Just a few months after buying US loudspeaker company EAW, RCF Group has now acquired DPA Microphones from The Riverside Company. With its HQ in Italy and branches in the US and across Europe, RCF Group is home to the RCF brand, AEB Industriale (dBTechnologies), EAW and now DPA. More than 80% of the group’s
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December 12, 2018 Industry

MAVERICK AV SOLUTIONS EXPANDS IN AUSTRALASIA

MAVERICK AV SOLUTIONS EXPANDS IN AUSTRALASIA

Maverick AV Solutions introduces Andrew Upshon as the new Business Unit Director for the Australian and New Zealand regions. As part of Maverick’s drive to become bring is AV solutions to a global market, Andrew will work with its established network of vendors to establish Maverick in Australasia. Andrew will be based in North Ryde,
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December 4, 2018 Industry

MARK CONDON JOINS AUSTRALIAN MONITOR

MARK CONDON JOINS AUSTRALIAN MONITOR

Australian Monitor has appointed Mark Condon as National Sales Manager as it looks to strengthen its position in pro audio and commercial AV markets across Australia. Owned by Hills Limited, Australian Monitor produces installation mixers, mixer amplifiers, amplifiers, speakers, microphones and accessories for the commercial and professional audio markets. It exports to 15 countries across
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October 24, 2018 Industry

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