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RIEDEL ACQUIRES TELE COMM SPORTSERVICE

RIEDEL ACQUIRES TELE COMM SPORTSERVICE

Germany’s Riedel Communications has acquired Swiss communications specialist Tele Comm Sportservice AG. An official International Ski Federation partner, Tele Comm Sportservice specialises in supporting international ski competitions and other winter sports events, and has been a major provider of communications solutions at live events for more than two decades. “Tele Comm Sportservice is an ideal
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February 17, 2015 Companies

ISE BACKS DIGITAL SIGNAGE CONFERENCE

ISE BACKS DIGITAL SIGNAGE CONFERENCE

Integrated Systems Events, the company that produces the ISE exhibition, has entered into a joint venture with Invidis Consulting, taking a majority share of Invidis’ annual Digital Signage Conference in Germany. The partnership is expected to add an international focus for the event and drive expansion to other markets.   “Invidis Consulting is recognised as
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February 16, 2015 Companies

BARCO & VIDYO TEAM UP

BARCO & VIDYO TEAM UP

AV giant Barco has announced a global strategic alliance with Vidyo to deliver immersive collaborative visualisation solutions with integrated telepresence capabilities.   Vidyo’s HD and UHD conferencing solutions will be integrated into Barco’s TransForm C enterprise collaboration systems to enable high quality universal VTC communications. The integrated solution is on show at ISE 2015 and
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February 11, 2015 Companies

EXTRON, CRESTRON SETTLE PATENT LAWSUIT

EXTRON, CRESTRON SETTLE PATENT LAWSUIT

Extron Electronics has announced the settlement of its patent infringement lawsuit against Crestron Electronics. The lawsuit, filed in June 2014, alleged willful infringement of Extron patents related to the company’s Retractor product line.  The settlement includes a cash payment to Extron, and a requirement for Crestron to withdraw its prior cable retractor models from the market
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February 10, 2015 Companies

TRIPLEPLAY OPENS ASIAN OFFICE

TRIPLEPLAY OPENS ASIAN OFFICE

The UK’s Tripleplay has its eye on APAC, opening a new office in Singapore. The digital signage, IPTV and video streaming software supplier says the expansion is a key step to strengthen its position in the region. “We have a number of blue chip clients in Asia in recent years and our reputation has started
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February 6, 2015 Companies

APOGEE & SENNHEISER ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

APOGEE & SENNHEISER ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

Apogee Electronics and Sennheiser have announced a newly formed partnership at the 2015 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, California. “This is a very exciting collaboration for us,” Apogee co-founder and chief executive officer Betty Bennett said. “Sennheiser is a highly respected brand with an incredible product portfolio and an extensive global reach. Our reputations for delivering
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January 26, 2015 Companies

HARMAN BUYS SM PRO AUDIO

HARMAN BUYS SM PRO AUDIO

Harman has announced its acquisition of Melbourne-based SM Pro Audio, and its incorporation into its Professional Division “as an innovation hub for a wide range of pro audio and musical instrument technologies”.   According to Harman Professional president, Blake Augsburger, “the depth of innovation and quality of engineering talent at SM Pro Audio provides Harman
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January 23, 2015 Companies

INDUSTRY GIANTS RALLY UNDER 4K BANNER

INDUSTRY GIANTS RALLY UNDER 4K BANNER

Leading Hollywood studios, consumer electronics brands, content distributors, post-production and technology companies have announced the launch of the UHD (Ultra High Definition) Alliance. The coalition, revealed at CES 2015 last week, aims to set the bar for next generation video by establishing new standards to support innovation in technologies including 4K and higher resolutions, high
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January 12, 2015 Companies

CHRISTIE ACQUIRES COOLUX

CHRISTIE ACQUIRES COOLUX

US display giant Christie has acquired Pandoras Box developer coolux, integrating the Cologne-based company into its global market solutions team. “Christie is committed to deepen its marketplace lead in supplying a total solution for advanced applications such as projection mapping, broadcast delivery and all manner of large-scale digital canvas creation, so the fit between our
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January 7, 2015 Companies

RGB INTEGRATION REBRANDS AS EXTRON AUSTRALIA

RGB INTEGRATION REBRANDS AS EXTRON AUSTRALIA

Extron Electronics has announced its exclusive Australian distributor, RGB Integration, will now be trading as Extron Australia. There will be no change in ownership and Extron Australia will continue to be the sole distributor for Extron in the country, providing sales, support, training and certification for pro AV dealers all across the country. The company will
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January 5, 2015 Companies