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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

SCENE CHANGE WITH ADAMSON S10

SCENE CHANGE WITH ADAMSON S10

Who doesn’t love a good PA shootout? Bay 17 at Sydney’s Carriageworks recently hosted an epic battle between PAs from three of the big brands, organised by Aussie AV firm Scene Change. Each PA was represented by its Australian distributor, with technical experts on hand to show Scene Change staff how to prep, configure, rig,
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May 24, 2017 News

L-GROUP ACQUIRES CAMCO

L-GROUP ACQUIRES CAMCO

L-Group (the holding company of L-Acoustics) has acquired Camco, manufacturers of pro amplified controllers, DSP and audio network solutions. “For over a decade, CAMCO has been a key supply partner of L-Acoustics. Their expertise in electronics for the professional sound industry has contributed to the success of the L-Acoustics amplified controllers”, explains Hervé Guillaume, Managing
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November 9, 2016 News

FAIRLIGHT DIVESTS PRO AUDIO TECHNOLOGY

FAIRLIGHT DIVESTS PRO AUDIO TECHNOLOGY

Australian technology development company Fairlight is actively seeking a buyer for its Professional Audio technology. “Over its long history, Fairlight has continually developed highly innovative professional audio technologies that are used by a large number of major content producers around the world” says Philip Belcher, CEO. “With a range of innovative new AES67 compliant audio
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July 27, 2016 News

AUSTRALIS ACQUIRES BACKLINE HIRE STAGE SYSTEMS

AUSTRALIS ACQUIRES BACKLINE HIRE STAGE SYSTEMS

Australis Music Group has today announced that they have acquired BH Stage Systems (BHSS) from Madjo Enterprises, controlled by AJ Maddah. Moving to widen its scope of operations, Australis Music is excited by the prospect of offering a wider level of service to their existing retail customers, growing their distribution of musical instruments, pro audio equipment and now the live
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February 22, 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