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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

VISTA LIGHTING CONTROL RANGE ACQUIRED BY CHROMA-Q

VISTA LIGHTING CONTROL RANGE ACQUIRED BY CHROMA-Q

Jands announces that Chroma-Q has acquired the Vista lighting control product range. Jands has made a business decision to cease manufacturing the Vista lighting control product range. Recognising the potential for Vista lighting control systems in today’s market, Jands felt it was a logical move to have Chroma-Q take over the manufacturing of Vista lighting
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June 6, 2018 Industry

ITI-IMAGE GROUP DISTRIBUTES SCREENLINE

ITI-IMAGE GROUP DISTRIBUTES SCREENLINE

ITI-Image Group announces it will be distributing the Screenline projection screen range for Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Japan. Screenline Srl, of Besenello in northern Italy is a renown projection screen manufacturer highly regarded in Europe. Screenline has not only developed a wide range of high quality motorised projections screens from home theatre to large
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May 28, 2018 Industry

JEFF BOLT MAKES BOSE PRO MOVE

JEFF BOLT MAKES BOSE PRO MOVE

Jeff Bolt has joined Bose Professional as its Regional Sales Manager, Australia and New Zealand, to lead the Pro ANZ team, based out of the Sydney sales office. Jeff joins Bose after a 30-year career at Jands where he held the position of National Sales Manager, overseeing sales and operations for a large portfolio of
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May 25, 2018 Industry, News