AV Asia Pacific Magazine

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APAC SHUFFLE FOR DPA

APAC SHUFFLE FOR DPA

DPA Microphones has reorganised its distribution channels in South East Asia, appointing new distributors throughout the region.   The new appointments are: Indonesia: Promedia Malaysia: AV United Taiwan: Shin Lee Sheng Music Group Thailand: Vision One Vietnam: Pro AVL The Danish company’s general manager for Asia-Pacific, Ken Kimura, says the changes reflect the company’s commitment
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December 12, 2014 Companies

CHANGING OF THE GUARD AT ALIA

CHANGING OF THE GUARD AT ALIA

After 13 years under the stewardship of its founders Andy Ciddor and Cat Strom, ALIA (the Australasian Lighting Industry Association) has recently seen a change of leadership. Marcus Pugh (Resolution X) takes over the role of President from Andy, and Peter Darby (Victorian Opera) takes over the Vice Presidency from Cat. The (almost) bloodless coup
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December 10, 2014 Companies, Industry

MEDIATEC OPENS IN WA

MEDIATEC OPENS IN WA

LED screen specialist Mediatec has announced the opening of a Western Australian branch, owned by Perth local Casey Bennett. Bennett previously worked with Mediatec’s European office and undertook the role of video production manager for Eurovision in Copenhagen last May. He says the move brings the latest LED screen options to the state as part
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November 21, 2014 Companies

SINGTEL TO DELIVER TRIPLEPLAY

SINGTEL TO DELIVER TRIPLEPLAY

Singapore-based SingTel has partnered with digital media solutions provider Tripleplay Services, to design and deliver integrated IP media solutions to the corporate, banking, hospitality and healthcare sectors in the Asia Pacific region. Tripleplay’s managing director for Australasia, Jamie Hind, says the partnership will strengthen the position of both companies. “SingTel is a highly respected global
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November 19, 2014 Companies

EPIPHAN ANZ DISTRIBUTOR APPOINTED

EPIPHAN ANZ DISTRIBUTOR APPOINTED

Sydney-based AP Technologies has been appointed Epiphan’s major distributor in Australia and New Zealand, in Epiphan’s first distribution agreement in the region. AP has been a primary reseller for the US video capture, recording and streaming systems brand for the past few years. “Under this agreement they will work with the team in a role
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November 14, 2014 Companies

VIDEOPRO ACQUIRES WIZARD PROJECTS

VIDEOPRO ACQUIRES WIZARD PROJECTS

Queensland-based AV provider Videopro has announced its acquisition of the Wizard Projects businesses in Sydney and Canberra. The two companies have worked closely in recent times, according to a statement to media, and the partnership “arose from an alignment of values and strategic direction, coupled with a dedication to quality outcomes”. After a series of
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November 10, 2014 Companies

GIGPIGLET TO REPRESENT JOECO

GIGPIGLET TO REPRESENT JOECO

The UK’s JoeCo has announced the appointment of Sydney based music production company Gigpiglet Productions as the Australian representative for its BlackBox range of multi-channel audio recorders and players.   “Gigpiglet has been using JoeCo products since their inception, with countless live recordings and broadcasts,” said Gigpiglet director Gareth Stuckey. “Their ease of use and
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November 7, 2014 Companies

NEMETSCHEK ACQUIRES BLUEBEAM

NEMETSCHEK ACQUIRES BLUEBEAM

Vectorworks parent company Nemetschek AG has acquired California-based software provider Bluebeam for US $100 million. “Bluebeam is a perfect complement to our existing suite of design and BIM [building information modeling] solutions for the architecture, entertainment and landscape marketplace,” says Nemetschek Vectorworks CEO and Nemetschek AG executive Sean Flaherty. “We’re committed to open standards, and
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October 13, 2014 Companies

DANMON ASIA TO DISTRIBUTE EVERTZ

DANMON ASIA TO DISTRIBUTE EVERTZ

Danmon Asia Ltd has been appointed distributor of Evertz’s complete line of audio and video infrastructure equipment for the television broadcast and film industry throughout Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. “With its excellent customer-focused concept and partnership philosophy enhanced with significant expertise in video delivery in multi-channel, digital environment, Danmon Asia is the ideal partner
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October 8, 2014 Companies

BARCO BUYS IOSONO

BARCO BUYS IOSONO

German 3D audio specialist Iosono has become part of Barco’s Entertainment division and will now be known as Barco Audio Technologies. The move is expected to have a significant impact on the continued development of the Auro 11.1 immersive cinema sound system created by Barco and its partner Auro Technologies, with the addition of the
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September 30, 2014 Companies