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GARY TAY APPOINTED DIRECTOR FOR TRIPLEPLAY ASIA

GARY TAY APPOINTED DIRECTOR FOR TRIPLEPLAY ASIA

Tripleplay has appointed former Extron consultant liaison manager, Gary Tay to head up its Asian business based from its regional headquarters in Singapore. With over 18 years as part of the Extron team in Asia, Gary Tay comes to Tripleplay with an unrivalled experience in the Asian market, is CTS certified, delivering Infocomm accreditation training
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February 21, 2017 Industry, News

HILLS APPOINTS DAMIEN GLEESON

HILLS APPOINTS DAMIEN GLEESON

Hills is pleased to welcome Damien Gleeson to the fold as National Business Development Manager, based at the company’s Lidcombe offices in NSW. Damien brings 20 years’ experience in the industry, having worked for major national integrators as well as establishing his own integration business, EnVision, in Sydney. Most recently, Damien was the ANZ lead
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February 3, 2017 Industry, News

CRESTRON IN INDIA, NE ASIA & CHINA

CRESTRON IN INDIA, NE ASIA & CHINA

Crestron now officially has a dedicated, physical brand presence in both India and North East Asia. The new, wholly owned Crestron subsidiary in India includes a headquarters at RMZ Ecoworld, Bangalore, and supporting regional offices. The India headquarters features a fully functional Crestron Experience Centre with training facilities and active workspaces. In Hong Kong, the
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January 24, 2017 Industry, News

SDVoE ALLIANCE LAUNCHED

SDVoE ALLIANCE LAUNCHED

AptoVision, Aquantia, Christie Digital, Netgear, Sony and ZeeVee have formed the SDVoE Alliance to standardise the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments, and to create an ecosystem around SDVoE technology that allows software to define AV applications. All AV distribution and processing applications that demand zero-latency, uncompromised video can benefit
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January 11, 2017 Industry, News

LIGHTWARE MX2 MATRIX SERIES

LIGHTWARE MX2 MATRIX SERIES

Lightware introduces the new MX2 Matrix Series. With full 4K @ 60Hz 4:4:4 and HDMI 2.0, the 8×8 matrix is the first of the new Lightware MX2 standalone matrix switcher series with HDMI 2.0 that supports uncompromised 4K UHD resolutions at 60Hz 4:4:4. Recommended applications include offices and meeting rooms, for 4K live events, and
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November 17, 2016 Industry

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

MIDWICH ACQUIRES WIRED NZ

MIDWICH ACQUIRES WIRED NZ

SYDNEY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2016: Midwich ANZ has today acquired the New Zealand company Wired. With offices in Wellington and Auckland, Wired is an AV distributor, importer and manufacturer specialising in HD distribution solutions for domestic and commercial market sectors in New Zealand and Australia. Wired has been in business since 2003, initially supplying New Zealand-made
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September 5, 2016 Industry, News

HIGH FIBRE

HIGH FIBRE

Fibreoptic cable’s advantages are manifest. So why does Cat rule the roost? Derek Powell wonders if it’s now the time to ‘pull the other one’. Text:/ Derek Powell I was excited when fibre transmission of video and audio first became a possibility for audiovisual installations. Though it’s more than a decade ago, I recall thinking how
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September 5, 2016 Industry

AVIAs 2016 AWARDS CEREMONY DETAILS

AVIAs 2016 AWARDS CEREMONY DETAILS

The AVIAs will be awarded at the conclusion of Day 1 of the Integrate show — Tuesday 23rd of August. The awards ceremony kicks off immediately after the conclusion of the InfoComm International Industry Reception at the Integrate Bar — where drinks and canapes will be served. If you’re part of the professional AV industry
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August 15, 2016 Industry, News