Audioprof Group International Acquires Majority Share in Community Professional Loudspeakers

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Audioprof Group International has acquired a majority share in Community Professional Loudspeakers, a U.S.-based loudspeaker manufacturer with global sales activities. Community is a market leader with a strong track record in large and medium sized fixed install audio applications. It was founded in 1968 by Bruce Howze and became an innovator in the audio industry through revolutionary […]

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InFocus Buys Jupiter Systems

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InFocus Corporation has acquired video wall and enterprise collaboration innovator Jupiter Systems. Jupiter’s offerings make access to critical visual information simple, secure and reliable, and complement InFocus established ecosystem. The acquisition expands InFocus’ offering to include display wall processor technology, bringing a 360-degree view of operations to any control room, conference room, and mobile device. […]

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Extron Acquires Entwine AG, Will Compete in Video Capture Space

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Extron just announced that it has purchased Entwine AG of Zurich, Switzerland. A software company, Entwine specializes in building end-to-end video capture and presentation capture solutions using an open source software called OpenCast Matterhorn, as well as HTML5 and WebRTC. Of course, Extron’s been in the lecture-capture hardware market since last summer when they debuted […]

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STRATACACHE Buys IZ-ON Media from Technicolor

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STRATACACHE today announced its acquisition of IZ-ON Media from Technicolor. IZ-ON Media is the leading digital media company specializing in in-store shopper marketing solutions that activate shoppers along the path to purchase right up to the point of sale.  The acquisition includes all existing relationships with top retailers. IZ-ON Media helps retailers and brands build […]

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MUSIC Group Buys TC Group

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MUSIC Group has today announced the acquisition of TC Group, one of the largest group of companies in the professional audio industry. Headquartered in Denmark, and with offices all over the world, TC Group owns and manages some of the most acclaimed brands such as Tannoy, Lab Gruppen, Lake, TC Electronics, TC Helicon and TC […]

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AwoX Acquires Cabasse

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AwoX, a self-professed smart home company, acquires 100 percent of the shares of French audio company Cabasse from the Canon Group for €2 million and earn-outs of up to another €2.5 million. Created in 1950, Cabasse is well-known in electroacoustic for its range of high-end acoustic loudspeakers, home integrated sound systems and connected high-fidelity speakers. […]

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Leviton Announces Acquisition of BitWise Controls

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Leviton today announced the acquisition of BitWise Controls — a manufacturer of control and monitoring solutions for residential and commercial applications. Leviton has been carrying BitWise Controls’ automation controllers for some time and is excited to welcome them into Leviton. As part of the acquisition, Leviton will bring BitWise Controls’ entire product line into the […]

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Anuva Automation Acquires TiO Brand of App-Based Control System Products

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Anuva Automation has acquired TiO, the Android-based home automation company. TiO (stands for Turn it On) is definitely a new approach to home automation, driven by what they company calls an “outside in” philosophy that focuses on the customer experience. Through the TiO Android app, users can create macro functions for every room of their […]

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HARMAN Completes AMX Acquisition

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HARMAN last week announced the successful completion of its acquisition of AMX LLC, from The Duchossois Group, Inc. for $365 million. Richardson, Texas-based AMX is a provider of enterprise control and automation systems as well as audio/video switching and distributing solutions and will be integrated into HARMAN’s professional offerings servicing audio, video and IT pros. […]

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Christie Buys Digital Signage Content Company Arsenal Media

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Christie announced today that it has acquired Montreal-based Arsenal Media Inc., a digital signage agency specializing in experiential installations, interactive content and strategic digital signage installations. Arsenal Media will become Christie Creative Media Services, operating within Christie’s Global Professional Services group. rAVe founder Gary Kayye says, “Arsenal Media is one of the top digital signage […]

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Kramer Purchases 50 Percent Stake in WOW Vision

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Kramer announced today that it has acquired 50 percent of WOW Vision, a Singapore-based manufacturer of wireless and collaboration products for the corporate, hospitality meeting spaces and education markets. Its products enable wireless connection to, and the sharing of, large screen displays from laptops and mobile devices, offering efficient two-way collaboration. rAVe founder Gary Kayye […]

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MSE Audio Buys Soundsphere

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MSE Audio, the parent company of SoundTube Entertainment, has acquired Soundsphere, a Connecticut-based manufacturer of omnidirectional speakers and speaker systems. Founded in 1976, Soundsphere is best known for its ceiling-mounted, globe-shaped omnidirectional speakers. These speakers produce a wide, diffuse sound field and are installed in a broad variety of applications including offices, government facilities, warehouses […]

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Breaking News: HARMAN International Acquires Duran Audio

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HARMAN today announced the acquisition of privately-held Duran Audio BV. The acquisition provides HARMAN with access to innovative electro-acoustic and software-based directivity control technologies including the successful AXYS Intellivox line of “steerable” columns. The AXYS products and core technologies will become an integrated part of the HARMAN Professional audio product line. “Today’s acquisition of Duran Audio […]

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AMX Acquires UK-based Media Distribution Company

AMX announced the company’s acquisition of Eneleo, a UK-based company specializing in TV and multi-format media distribution technologies. The company’s managed television and multi-format media distribution systems allow organizations in a variety of vertical markets, such as business, education, government, retail and entertainment, to simultaneously deliver broadcast and video content to multiple display devices throughout […]

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