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MICROHIRE EXPANDS

MICROHIRE EXPANDS

Microhire has expanded into Fiji, signing a six-year tenure with the Royal International Convention Centre and opening its first international office at the Marriott Hotels’ newest five-star resort at Momi Bay, Fiji. Since its opening six weeks ago, the Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay has already hosted 10 events with the support of Microhire. Shayne Liddell, Microhire
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June 14, 2017 Industry

AMBER TECHNOLOGY TURNS 30

AMBER TECHNOLOGY TURNS 30

Amber Technology celebrates three decades of helping film and professional audio brands find their place in the Australian market. Brands distributed from the early days by Amber Technology include Avid, Canare, Neutrik, and EVS. The company holds as one of Australia’s largest suppliers of sound and vision equipment and solutions. Born on the back of
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June 2, 2017 News

MARSHALL ELECTRONICS JOINS CORSAIR DISTRIBUTION

MARSHALL ELECTRONICS JOINS CORSAIR DISTRIBUTION

Australian AV distributor Corsair Solutions has signed a distribution agreement with Marshall Electronics, the US-based manufacturer of professional LCD monitors, HD Mini‐POV cameras, IPTV streaming equipment, video switchers, converters and distribution amplifiers. “We are thrilled to have been considered by Marshall Electronics to represent their products in our region. Corsair Solutions works with channel partners
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June 2, 2017 News

BIAMP BUYS INTO BRISBANE

BIAMP BUYS INTO BRISBANE

Few in the audiovisual industry don’t know Biamp, but many would be surprised to hear that there is a Biamp engineering and design office here in Australia. Text:/ Derek Powell Lots of the world’s leading technology companies grow their businesses by acquiring smaller companies which have developed original technology. Recently we’ve seen the domino effect
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May 26, 2017 Projects

CALIBRE ON A GLOBAL STAMPEDE

CALIBRE ON A GLOBAL STAMPEDE

As Just Lamps Australia transitions into becoming part of Stampede Global, Calibre’s HQUltra 4K switching and scaling technology will be represented, supported and widely available to the Australian market for use in videowall processing and display. Greg Murray, managing director at the Australian entity of Stampede Global said: “We’re well established in Australia and we
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March 16, 2017 News

SMART TECHNOLOGIES BROADENS ANZ DISTRIBUTION VIA MIDWICH ANZ

SMART TECHNOLOGIES BROADENS ANZ DISTRIBUTION VIA MIDWICH ANZ

SMART Technologies, a leading provider of collaboration solutions, has signed a distributor agreement with Australia and New Zealand’s leading audio visual distributor of technology solutions, Midwich ANZ. Midwich will support SMART’s new go-to-market model and will ship product to resellers beginning mid April 2017. SMART will provide Midwich with a range of hardware and software
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March 16, 2017 News

JOHN BELL: NEW GM OF RIEDEL AUSTRALIA

JOHN BELL: NEW GM OF RIEDEL AUSTRALIA

John Bell, a 20-year veteran of the media and entertainment industry, is the new general manager of Riedel Communications Australia. Bell has served as a non-executive director of the Australia division since 2015. “John’s career has spanned some of the most exciting changes in the history of media content production and technology. We are delighted
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March 10, 2017 News

CAMOUFLAGED AUDIO AT AUSTRALIA ZOO

CAMOUFLAGED AUDIO AT AUSTRALIA ZOO

THE VENUE Located on Queensland’s beautiful Sunshine Coast, Australia Zoo is best known as the home of Steve Irwin, the Crocodile Hunter. But you’ll find more than just reptiles on the Zoo’s extensive premises. Steve Irwin had a dream for Australia Zoo, which included the creation of an African Safari Park where guests could see
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January 31, 2017 Projects

GEELONG CHRISTMAS TREE A BRIGHT SPECTACLE

GEELONG CHRISTMAS TREE A BRIGHT SPECTACLE

The Floating Christmas Tree in Geelong has been a hit among the local community. Last year, personalised lighting shows brought the experience to a whole new level. Geelong-based Total Events began the installation at the start of November with the Christmas Tree operating from 11th November to 7th January. The lights ran from 6:30pm to
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January 24, 2017 News

AVI-SPL PARTNERS WITH CONNECTED VISION

AVI-SPL PARTNERS WITH CONNECTED VISION

AVI-SPL has partnered with collaboration technology partner Connected Vision to provide localised AV and managed services support for its global customers’ Australian locations. “With digital workplace transformation increasing in complexity for enterprise organisations, AVI-SPL’s focus is simplifying global deployments for companies to enable team collaboration and boost company performance,” said James Shanks, managing director with
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December 22, 2016 News