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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

AV Industry Awards Panel Announce Finalists for 2016

AV Industry Awards Panel Announce Finalists for 2016

The AV Industry Award’s panel of industry-appointed judges has assessed this year’s record number of entries and arrived at the following list of finalists: Best Application of AV in a Commercial or Government Installation Corporate Initiatives, for MCG and Etihad Perimeter and Parapet LED Signage Rutledge AV, for AGL – 699 Bourke Street Rutledge AV,
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August 8, 2016 Industry

BIAMP SYSTEMS FINDS NEW ANZ HOME AT MIDWICH

BIAMP SYSTEMS FINDS NEW ANZ HOME AT MIDWICH

Midwich Australia is proud to announce the expansion of its vendor portfolio with the inclusion of Biamp Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems. “We are very excited at the opportunities this new partnership with Midwich brings,” shared Matthew Packer, Sales Development Director, APAC for Biamp Systems. “Having Midwich as our partner for
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July 14, 2016 Industry, News

ICC SYDNEY: MEET THE HEAD AV GUY

ICC SYDNEY: MEET THE HEAD AV GUY

The $1.5b International Convention Centre Sydney is quickly taking shape. The word on the street makes for a mouthwatering AV prospect. There will be three theatres: the ICC Sydney plenary-style theatre seating 8000, the 2500- seat Darling Harbour Theatre and the 1000- seat Pyrmont Theatre 1000 and then there’s the 35,000sqm of exhibition space. Some
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July 13, 2016 People

AMBER TECHNOLOGY TO DISTRIBUTE APART AUDIO

AMBER TECHNOLOGY TO DISTRIBUTE APART AUDIO

Belgium-based manufacturer, Apart Audio, will be officially distributed to the ANZ region by Amber Technology as of August 1st 2016. Apart Audio has done well for itself in the small- to medium-sized fixed install market, with a presence in over 80 countries and a comprehensive range of loudspeakers, electronics, and accessories. Peter Amos, Managing Director,
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July 12, 2016 Industry, News