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HARMAN AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTION SHAKE-UP

HARMAN AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTION SHAKE-UP

Harman Professional Solutions has consolidated distribution of AKG, BSS, Crown, dbx, Lexicon, JBL and Soundcraft solutions in Australia by strengthening ties with longtime distribution partners AV Technology (avt) and CMI Music & Audio. Building on 25 years of experience representing AMX audio video control systems, avt will expand its portfolio to include the complete Harman
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December 8, 2017 Industry

AVIXA WELCOMES BEN CASWELL AS OCEANIA REGIONAL MANAGER

AVIXA WELCOMES BEN CASWELL AS OCEANIA REGIONAL MANAGER

Avixa has announced the addition of Ben Caswell as the new Regional Manager for Avixa Oceania. Effective January 2018, Caswell will lead the association’s membership services, certification, and education program in Oceania, as well as the Australia Advisory Group. Many AV professionals became acquainted with Caswell at the 2017 InfoComm show in Orlando, where he
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December 7, 2017 Industry, News

CORETRONIC ACQUIRES CALIBRE

CORETRONIC ACQUIRES CALIBRE

Coretronic Corporation, Taiwan has completed the acquisition of privately held British image processing technology manufacturer, Calibre. Coretronic manufactures the largest number of DLP projectors in the world, and is the ODM supplier to the majority of the world’s Tier 1 DLP projector brands. The acquisition of Calibre expands Coretronic’s technology capability by the addition of
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August 17, 2017 Industry

THE WEB TAKES CONTROL

THE WEB TAKES CONTROL

Don’t take it personally. ACA wants to control everything on the network. AV just needs to get out of the way. Text:/ Derek Powell AV and IT convergence? That horse has bolted. It’s happened. Fait accompli. Much has already changed. Matrix switchers, one of the mainstays of any sizeable installation, are on the endangered species
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August 11, 2017 Industry, Innovations, Technology

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

CONNECTED VISION OPENS SYDNEY OFFICE

CONNECTED VISION OPENS SYDNEY OFFICE

Connected Vision, the consortia of Australia’s leading AV companies, today announced the opening of its Sydney office, and the appointment of long-time, well-respected contributor to the AV industry Dan Fletcher as General Manager NSW. Connected Vision partners, Videopro, Vizcom, and InSight Systems, have joined forces to open the Sydney business, ensuring that the Connected Vision
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July 17, 2017 Industry

MICROHIRE EXPANDS

MICROHIRE EXPANDS

Microhire has expanded into Fiji, signing a six-year tenure with the Royal International Convention Centre and opening its first international office at the Marriott Hotels’ newest five-star resort at Momi Bay, Fiji. Since its opening six weeks ago, the Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay has already hosted 10 events with the support of Microhire. Shayne Liddell, Microhire
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June 14, 2017 Industry

COMAN VIEW: CISCO SPARK

COMAN VIEW: CISCO SPARK

COMAN VIEW: CISCO SPARK Peter Coman, InDesign Technologies’ Managing Director talks us through what caught his eye at ISE and what to look out for at InfoComm & Integrate this year. CISCO SPARK: Not wanting to lose ground to Microsoft in the previously AV-owned meeting space, Cisco is the latest IT juggernaut to release a
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June 7, 2017 Industry, News

iMAGSYSTEMS STORMS INTO EUROPE & CHINA

iMAGSYSTEMS STORMS INTO EUROPE & CHINA

Hard on the heels of its success at ISE 2017, Australian innovator iMAGsystems is proud to announce new partnerships with leading distributors Heuff in the Netherlands for the Benelux region, and Advanced Communication Equipment International (ACE) in Hong Kong and China, effective immediately. The major distribution deals will see Heuff and ACE provide sales and
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June 7, 2017 Industry

SMARTDOCK GETS A WALL BRACKET

SMARTDOCK GETS A WALL BRACKET

Logitech’s Smartdock Skype for Business console is finding its way into huddle spaces where there is no free table space for it. Vision have solved the problem with a simple, flexible wall bracket. It fixes Smartdock to a wall, or to an articulated VESA wall mount. The mount has two shelf angles so that the
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May 18, 2017 Industry