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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

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

STAMPEDE EUROPE ACQUIRES JUST LAMPS

STAMPEDE EUROPE ACQUIRES JUST LAMPS

Stampede’s European subsidiary Stampede Europe has acquired all of the assets of Just Lamps, including the affiliated brand Diamond Lamps. Stampede CEO Mark Wilkins: “This acquisition… brings together two companies that possess market leadership, proven business models, subject matter expertise, and well-built sales and marketing infrastructures and combines them into one new global powerhouse that
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June 16, 2016 News

INFOCUS BROADENS TECHNOLOGY PROWESS WITH ACQUISITION OF AVISTAR

INFOCUS BROADENS TECHNOLOGY PROWESS WITH ACQUISITION OF AVISTAR

InFocus has announced the acquisition of Avistar, a video conferencing software provider specialising in technology that enables seamless video calling from mobile devices, video phones, tablets, desktops, touchscreen solutions and large-format video walls. This acquisition, follows the recently announced acquisition of Jupiter Systems and enables InFocus to offer video conferencing at prices that are affordable
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February 3, 2016 Industry, News

FREEMAN ACQUIRES STAGING CONNECTIONS GROUP LTD

FREEMAN ACQUIRES STAGING CONNECTIONS GROUP LTD

It’s official. Staging Connections is now debt-free and safely in the bosom of the Freeman family. Things could have been very different. In June an agreement was signed for PSAV to buy Staging Connections, but Freeman rode in on the white horse. AV Asia Pacific today spoke with Staging Connection’s MD, Tony Chamberlain and the Freeman
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October 21, 2015 Industry, News