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INFOCOMM STRENGTHENS APAC INFLUENCE

INFOCOMM STRENGTHENS APAC INFLUENCE

InfoComm International has created new advisory groups in Hong Kong and Singapore respectively. With a mission to address local challenges in AV communities and provide resources to nurture member participation and support, the new groups broaden InfoComm’s engagement in the Asia-Pacific region. Representing diverse sectors of the industry, members of the Hong Kong and Singapore
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July 7, 2016 Industry

THE P.A. PEOPLE: BEHIND THE GRAND PRIX

THE P.A. PEOPLE: BEHIND THE GRAND PRIX

Celebrating its 20th year at Melbourne’s Albert Park, this year’s Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix is the first in the FIA Formula One World Championship season. The race in Melbourne is followed by twenty-one Grands Prix, finishing in Abu Dhabi on 27 November 2016. The P.A. People, a Sydney based event communications company, has been
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June 15, 2016 Industry

BARCO JOINS FORCES WITH MEDIALON

BARCO JOINS FORCES WITH MEDIALON

Barco NV has acquired the totality of the shares of Medialon Inc. — a transaction that fits in both Medialon’s and Barco’s long-term strategies to strengthen their respective positions in networked show and AV control. Medialon believes the merging of the two companies will bring important benefits to its customers, including accelerated product feature developments,
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May 5, 2016 Industry, News

ROD BROWN PROMOTED TO REGIONAL DIRECTOR, OCEANIA FOR INFOCOMM

ROD BROWN PROMOTED TO REGIONAL DIRECTOR, OCEANIA FOR INFOCOMM

InfoComm International has announced the promotion of Rod Brown, CTS-D, CTS-I, to Regional Director – Oceania. In his new role, he will be responsible for managing InfoComm membership services, the education programme in the region, InfoComm certification and the Australia Advisory Group. “We are very pleased to see Rod take on the role of Regional
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May 5, 2016 Industry, News

RIEDEL PARTNERS WITH VIETCOMS

RIEDEL PARTNERS WITH VIETCOMS

Riedel Communications has partnered with Hanoi-based Vietcoms, which will serve as a system integrator and distribution partner for Riedel in Vietnam. The partnership allows Vietcoms to introduce Riedel’s signal distribution and communications solutions to the Vietnamese market, and to the broadcast vertical in particular. “Vietnam is a new and exciting market for Riedel, and we’re
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May 2, 2016 Industry, News

HILLS APPOINTED EXCLUSIVE AUSTRALIAN CADAC DISTRIBUTOR

HILLS APPOINTED EXCLUSIVE AUSTRALIAN CADAC DISTRIBUTOR

Cadac has made official the appointment of Hills as its new exclusive distributor for Australia and New Zealand. Dan Fletcher, Head of Hills AV, stated, “Hills is extremely proud to be exclusively distributing Cadac consoles in Australia and New Zealand. At Hills, the combination of Cadac with other world leading audio brands, such as L’Acoustics
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April 22, 2016 Industry, News

HILLS TO DISTRIBUTE BEYERDYNAMIC

HILLS TO DISTRIBUTE BEYERDYNAMIC

Complementing the recent addition of Community Professional Audio to its distribution network, Hills has signed an agreement for exclusive distribution of Beyerdynamic pro-audio and conferencing solutions. Beyer’s professional headphone and headset range move away from Hills, in line with its focus on pushing growth of its products in the retail market. Dan Fletcher, Head of Hills
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April 8, 2016 Industry, News

MEYER SOUND GROWTH SPURS NEW HIRES AND PROMOTIONS

MEYER SOUND GROWTH SPURS NEW HIRES AND PROMOTIONS

 Spurred by worldwide growth, Meyer Sound has announced a number of new hires and promotions, creating a technical solutions team that adds depth to the company’s respected global technical solutions and support program. John Monitto, an 18-year veteran of Meyer Sound, has been appointed to the newly created position of Director of Technical Solutions. In
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March 31, 2016 Industry, News

LASER, LEWIS & L SERIES LCD

LASER, LEWIS & L SERIES LCD

Nothing focuses the collective attention of a room full of media hacks than the promise of an AMG Mercedes F1 garage tour. Yes, news of a 25,000-lumen laser 3LCD projector product release is mildly diverting — enough to look up from one’s canapés, certainly — but being ushered into motor sport’s holy of holies really
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March 23, 2016 Industry, News

AVT: MUCH MORE THAN A REBRAND STORY

AVT: MUCH MORE THAN A REBRAND STORY

AMX Australia/AMX New Zealand has rebranded to avt. But this is more than a story about a new logo and the reprinting of business cards. “We’re not some specialist, solo, standalone, cosseted industry anymore. We’re very much part of the day-to-day fabric.” Peter Swanson is Head of Sales & Marketing for avt (née AMX Australia) and has seen
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March 18, 2016 Industry