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FOCUSRITE TURNS TO PRO

FOCUSRITE TURNS TO PRO

Rich Nevens has come on board this year as Focusrite’s head of pro sales. Effectively he’s Mr RedNet or the RedNet Czar if you like. Rich is a serial monogamist in the world of pro audio. After a stint as an almost-pop star in the ’80s, Rich headed up a nascent Euphonix sales division in
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August 11, 2017 Companies, People, Products

BLACKMAGIC ACQUIRES FAIRLIGHT

BLACKMAGIC ACQUIRES FAIRLIGHT

Blackmagic Design today announced its acquisition of Fairlight, which creates professional digital audio products for live broadcast event production, film and television post production, as well as immersive 3D audio mixing and finishing. Fairlight has an impressive history of designing and manufacturing integrated audio control surfaces and software that are renowned for their speed, flexibility
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November 15, 2016 Companies, Industry, News

SAMSUNG ACQUIRES HARMAN

SAMSUNG ACQUIRES HARMAN

Samsung Electronics and Harman International Industries, Incorporated today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Samsung will acquire HARMAN for $112.00 per share in cash, or total equity value of approximately $8.0 billion.  Upon closing, the transaction will immediately give Samsung a significant presence in the large and rapidly growing market
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November 15, 2016 Companies, Industry, News

APTOVISION HIRES JUSTIN KENNINGTON

APTOVISION HIRES JUSTIN KENNINGTON

AptoVision today announced that Justin Kennington has been named Director of Strategic and Technical Marketing. His new post means Kennington will be responsible for identifiying opportunities to commercialise AptoVision’s AV-over-IP technology and BlueRiver chipsets, as well as to serve as an evangelist to rally support around the new paradigm. Previously the technology manager of DigitalMedia
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March 1, 2016 Companies, News

ADIMEX PARTNERS WITH DISPLAYTEN

ADIMEX PARTNERS WITH DISPLAYTEN

Thanks to a new partnership with DisplayTen, Adimex, one of Australia’s major distributors, is providing the DTEN Wireless Interactive Display to its dealer partners serving the corporate and education markets. The partnership allows Adimex service the broad reaching network of specialist dealers, value added resellers and system integrators throughout Australia, New Zealand and the wider
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February 19, 2016 Companies, News

NATIONAL AUDIO SYSTEMS’ NEW PROJECTS DEPARTMENT

NATIONAL AUDIO SYSTEMS’ NEW PROJECTS DEPARTMENT

National Audio Systems is proud to introduce its new Projects Department. PA and AV systems are becoming increasing sophisticated. And often the level of specialist knowledge required to advise a client is beyond most resellers who already have their hands full. Wouldn’t it be great to have expert assistance to give you the best chance
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November 16, 2015 Companies

HARMAN SHAKEUP: AMX & JANDS SHARE SKUs

HARMAN SHAKEUP: AMX & JANDS SHARE SKUs

AMX Australia has announced it will be expanding the range of products and services within the Corporate, Education and Government installation sectors to include “complimentary Harman Professional Solutions brands such as Harman’s BSS, Crown and JBL Professional,” – products formerly only imported/distributed by Jands. It’s AV Asia Pacific‘s understanding that the move is in line with Harman’s
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October 8, 2015 Companies, Industry, News

CURRENT RMS: HIRE MANAGEMENT ON THE MOVE

CURRENT RMS: HIRE MANAGEMENT ON THE MOVE

Since launching on September the 1st 2014, over 385 hire businesses in the AV, Production, Lighting and Events sector have signed up to cloud hire management software, Current RMS, quickly identifying the benefits of managing hire processes online, from any device and location. Current RMS is making waves in Australia, so we thought we’d talk
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September 1, 2015 Companies, Industry, Products, Technology

EXTERITY STRENGTHENS POSITION IN AUSTRALASIA WITH MIDWICH PARTNERSHIP

EXTERITY STRENGTHENS POSITION IN AUSTRALASIA WITH MIDWICH PARTNERSHIP

Exterity, the leading provider of enterprise IP video technologies for the secure distribution of live, on-demand and recorded video over IP, has announced its partnership with the leading distributor of technology solutions Midwich ANZ. The partnership sees Midwich become the exclusive distributor of Exterity products in Australia and New Zealand. Exterity provides AV technology solutions
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August 20, 2015 Companies, Industry, News

HARMAN ACQUIRES SVSi

HARMAN ACQUIRES SVSi

Harman International has announced it has acquired SVSi and will be marketing the networked AV range under its AMX brand as ‘AMX SVSI Networked AV Solutions’. “Harman was early to recognise the emergence and potential of AV over IP,” says Harman Professional president Blake Augsburger. “For more than six years we have been steadily introducing
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June 19, 2015 Companies