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TDC TOOLED UP FOR BIGGER VIVID

TDC TOOLED UP FOR BIGGER VIVID

Vivid Sydney 2015, described as the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, delivered another helping of the large, the bright and the dynamic. Technical Direction Company provided video expertise in cutting-edge mapping techniques and key video technology across an unprecedented 10km distance as the 18-day festival expanded into new Chatswood and Central Park
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June 11, 2015 Companies, News, Projects

HILLS SCOOPS WILLIAMS SOUND AWARDS

HILLS SCOOPS WILLIAMS SOUND AWARDS

This week it’s been a real case of ‘do you want the good news or the bad news?’ at Hills. Of course, the bad news is Hills lost the Ampetronic agency to Jands. The good news is it’s going gangbusters with another hearing assist brand, Williams Sound. In fact, at the recent Williams Sound international
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May 28, 2015 Companies, Industry

HILLS: CHANGES AT THE TOP

HILLS: CHANGES AT THE TOP

More unsettling news from Hills (after the recent announcement it lost the Ampetronic agency). Hills Limited has given Ted Pretty his marching orders and installed current Hills Chief Operating Officer, Grant Logan, as the CEO with immediate effect. Here’s what the press release said: Ms Jennifer Hill-Ling, Hills Chairman, said “Ted has led Hills through
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May 27, 2015 Companies, People

JANDS LANDS AMPETRONIC

JANDS LANDS AMPETRONIC

Jands, as of the 1st of June, will take over the distribution of hearing loop specialists Ampetronic for Australia. The announcement comes at a time when Ampetronic is introducing some significant new gear. Julian Pieters Managing Director of Ampetronic: “We are on the brink of introducing a suite of new tools, support services and products that
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May 26, 2015 Companies, Industry

BOSCH CUTS AMBER IN

BOSCH CUTS AMBER IN

Bosch has engaged Amber Technology as a Bosch Communications Distribution Partner. Amber Technology will focus on Pro-Sound Installation Products from EV and Dynacord. Amber currently has Vue Audiotechnik, which, although has an Integrator series, is still best known for it’s foreground PAs rather than background. Amber is also big in the integration sector with its
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May 14, 2015 Companies, Industry

NEW VUE IN CHINA

NEW VUE IN CHINA

US pro audio company Vue Audiotechnik has opened a new subsidiary to service mainland China.   Vue China (officially Vue Shanghai Ltd) is located in Zhejiang in the Jiashan County, and will offer the entire Vue complement from the smallest i-Class contractor series to the premium al-Class line arrays along with technical support, with plans
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April 7, 2015 Companies

NEW ANZ DISTRIBUTOR FOR INTER-M

NEW ANZ DISTRIBUTOR FOR INTER-M

National Audio Systems has announced its appointment as the exclusive distributor for Inter-M commercial and professional audio products in Australia and New Zealand. The Korean brand has a 32 year history in the pro audio and video markets, with an extensive line-up including amplifiers, matrix systems, mixers, digital signal processing, network audio, line sources and
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March 30, 2015 Companies

TECHNICAL DIRECTIONS FOR NIDA

TECHNICAL DIRECTIONS FOR NIDA

A pioneering partnership between Technical Direction Company (TDC) and the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) will see the video solutions specialist provide the next generation of Australia’s artists, technical theatre designers and practitioners with technical training and access to the latest stage and performance technology. “As one of Australia’s largest suppliers of video technology
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March 27, 2015 Companies

MANDYLIGHTS & LICORICE MERGE

MANDYLIGHTS & LICORICE MERGE

Sydney-based Mandylights and Licorice Productions have announced the two companies have merged. Continuing to trade as Mandylights Pty Ltd, the new operation will combine Mandylights’ creative design credentials with Licorice’s reputation for large-scale production management and bespoke staging builds. The company’s new board of directors sees Mandylights’ owners Daniel Mercer and Richard Neville joined by
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March 20, 2015 Companies

EPSON HITS F1 CIRCUIT WITH MERCEDES

EPSON HITS F1 CIRCUIT WITH MERCEDES

Text:/ Christopher Holder As the Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg kicked off a new F1 season with a dominant one/two podium finish at Melbourne Albert Park, at least one AV manufacturer was cheering especially loudly. Epson has entered into a multi-year sponsorship agreement with the Mercedes F1 team and invited AV APAC
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March 16, 2015 Companies