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SPITFIRE CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES ACQUIRES GREEN HIPPO LTD

SPITFIRE CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES ACQUIRES GREEN HIPPO LTD

Spitfire Creative Technologies, the parent company of tvONE and Magenta Research, has acquired Green Hippo, a developer and manufacturer of media servers and digital display products with offices in the UK and the US. The strategic move further expands Spitfire’s reach across commercial integration, live events and creative video technology. Emma Marlow, CEO of Green
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October 5, 2018 Industry

PLANTRONICS BUYS POLYCOM FOR $2B

PLANTRONICS BUYS POLYCOM FOR $2B

Plantronics has announced its complete acquisition of Polycom for $2b. The acquisition of Polycom will accelerate and expand Plantronics’ vision and enable it to deliver the broadest portfolio of end points in the Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) ecosystem. “We are pleased that Plantronics and Polycom are moving ahead as one company focused on putting
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July 4, 2018 Industry

VISTA LIGHTING CONTROL RANGE ACQUIRED BY CHROMA-Q

VISTA LIGHTING CONTROL RANGE ACQUIRED BY CHROMA-Q

Jands announces that Chroma-Q has acquired the Vista lighting control product range. Jands has made a business decision to cease manufacturing the Vista lighting control product range. Recognising the potential for Vista lighting control systems in today’s market, Jands felt it was a logical move to have Chroma-Q take over the manufacturing of Vista lighting
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June 6, 2018 Industry

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

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

INPUT MEDIA LAUNCHES IN AUSTRALIA

INPUT MEDIA LAUNCHES IN AUSTRALIA

Within months of launching, Input Media in Australia has secured its first contracts with both Cricket Australia and the National Basketball League for live streaming and broadcast solutions. Input Media was acquired by GMG, owners of Gearhouse Broadcast and Hyperactive Broadcast, in June. The launch of Input Media Australia has followed that acquisition and is
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November 21, 2017 News

MIDWICH GROUP CONTINUES TO GROW

MIDWICH GROUP CONTINUES TO GROW

Midwich, a specialist audiovisual and document solutions distributor to the trade market with operations in the UK and Ireland, France, Germany, Iberia and Australasia, is pleased to announce it has acquired a majority stake in Gebroeders van Domburg B.V. (‘van Domburg’ or the ‘Company’), a specialist distributor of audiovisual and lighting solutions in the Netherlands.
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September 8, 2017 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

ENGIE SERVICES ACQUIRES IBS AV

ENGIE SERVICES ACQUIRES IBS AV

ENGIE Services has strengthened its presence in the integrated audiovisual solutions market, with the launch of a new division, ENGIE Services AV Technologies. The business incorporates the long-established Melbourne company IBS AV which traded as Pro AV Solutions, Victoria. The acquisition of IBS AV broadens ENGIE Services’ existing suite of technical services and enhances its
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August 7, 2017 News

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