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RIEDEL ACQUIRES ARCHWAVE & CYMATIC AUDIO

RIEDEL ACQUIRES ARCHWAVE & CYMATIC AUDIO

Riedel announces its acquisition of Swiss engineering pioneer Archwave. This new partnership will create a strong research and development hub in Zurich and increase Riedel’s global engineering team to over 100 engineers while expanding its R&D capabilities for IP and standards such as AES67, which will further boost interoperability in the broadcast world. Archwave is
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February 13, 2018 Industry, News

MEYER FILLS AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ROLE

MEYER FILLS AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ROLE

Meyer Sound has appointed Chris D’bais to the newly created position of Business Development, Oceania and Southeast Asia. D’bais will be based in Brisbane, Australia and will serve as a direct factory representative for Meyer Sound across Oceania (Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands) mainland and maritime Southeast Asia, as well as in Taiwan
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January 31, 2018 Industry, News

PROTEC BEGINS OPERATIONS IN BIRMINGHAM

PROTEC BEGINS OPERATIONS IN BIRMINGHAM

As New Year announcements in the events industry go, one that will certainly shake things up in the UK and Europe is Protec’s latest statement. Having established itself as a global powerhouse in staging and event technology services, the Dubai headquartered company is now strengthening its presence in the UK with its acquisition of Birmingham
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January 22, 2018 Industry

JANDS SIGNS ON L-ACOUSTICS DISTRIBUTION

JANDS SIGNS ON L-ACOUSTICS DISTRIBUTION

In December 2017, Jands announced it was cutting ties with all Harman brands in its distribution portfolio effective February 1st 2018. The list of brands, some of which have dwelt in the Jands house for quite some time, includes names like JBL, Soundcraft, dbx, Lexicon and more. Yesterday, Jands made a new announcement stating its
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January 12, 2018 Industry

OKAY, iMAGSYSTEMS

OKAY, iMAGSYSTEMS

iMAGsystems has again proven its innovation credentials with a voice command feature for its Lightning AV-over-IP products. iMAGsystems Lightning AV-over-IP product was one of the first to leverage the power of the AptoVision BlueRiver chipset when it launched in 2016. Now the Australian innovator is one of the first to implement voice command AV systems
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December 21, 2017 Opinion

JANDS REALIGNS DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIES

JANDS REALIGNS DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIES

Jands has announced one of the outcomes of a strategic review of its business. This review commenced early in 2017 with the purpose of developing a company structure and product strategy that will see Jands best positioned for the future. This process encompassed a company-wide review of both Jands’ business strengths and the strengths of
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December 8, 2017 Industry

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