Rants & rAVes — Episode 1210: Here’s Why ADI Global Bought BTX Technologies

March 14, 2023

Today’s videocast features BTX’s general manager, Greg Schwartz, and ADI Global’s VP and GM, Cynthia Menna. The two join me to talk about why ADI is keeping BTX a separate company and how they will work, synergistically, to grow the market. ADI is a Residio company and now BTX is part of that family! Watch […]

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ADI Now Offers Sharp/NEC Visual Display Technology

December 5, 2022

ADI Global Distribution announced it has expanded its ProAV offering to include products from Sharp NEC Display Solutions of America. ADI customers across the United States and Puerto Rico now have access to the Sharp/NEC comprehensive product line-up of visual display technology. The portfolio offers an assortment of options to optimize digital signage installations for […]

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An Interview With Cynthia Menna, VP and General Manager of ADI

June 1, 2022

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST This is an interview with Cynthia Menna, vice president and general manager, ProAV at ADI, as written by Steph Beckett. It has been edited for clarity. Menna leads the audiovisual business segments for ADI. Can we start by telling me more about the Herman Pro AV integration with ADI? ADI […]

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ADI Global Distribution Opens New Global Headquarters, Returns to Office

May 23, 2022

ADI Global Distribution announced it has opened its new global headquarters and returned to the office. Located just a few miles from its previous headquarters in Melville, New York, the new ADI Support Center site was designed to foster innovation and encourage a collaborative work environment. The new office, located at 275 Broadhollow Road, Suite […]

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ADI to Unify ProAV Product Distribution Under ‘ADI Global Distribution’ Brand, Will No Longer Distribute Under ‘Herman AV’

April 18, 2022

ADI Global Distribution announced it will unify its ProAV products distribution offering under the ADI Global Distribution brand (aka no more Herman AV). Following the integration of its newly acquired Shoreview Distribution business, ADI will integrate its Herman ProAV business this spring. Herman Integration Services (HIS) will retain its brand and continue to serve as […]

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Audinate and ADI Partner for Dante Embedded Platform for SHARC DSPs

May 4, 2021

Audinate, the Dante audio networking technology platform company, and Analog Devices (ADI) have collaborated to introduce something they’re calling the Dante Embedded Platform (DEP) for ADI’s SHARC audio digital signal processors (DSPs). The collaboration is made possible by Audinate’s introduction of DEP — which offers Dante audio-over-IP as on-chip software. By adding DEP to the […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 1017: What Does ADI + Herman ProAV Mean to AV?

November 4, 2020

As you may have read, security and home technology-focused Resideo (owner of ADI and Honeywell Home) acquired family-owned AV distributor Herman ProAV back in February. Now that the ink has dried and they are one company, Gary caught up with ADI’s global vice president of business development, Cynthia Menna, and Herman ProAV’s own Jeffrey Wolf, to talk about how they […]

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Analog Devices Adds Software-Based Dante

June 7, 2019

Audinate and Analog Devices (ADI) have partnered to introduce a new software-based Dante reference design kit for the ADSP-SC589 DSP + ARM processor. Audinate is also announcing they are now a member of the Analog Devices Alliances program. With Dante Embedded Platform, Audinate now provides a means to deliver Dante technology in modern software-driven devices. […]

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Audinate Adds Dante-As-Software Products for Manufacturers and Developers

June 5, 2019

Supporting the AV industry’s shift from purpose-built hardware to software-based solutions running on standardized hardware, Audinate — developer of the Dante AV networking technology – today announced two new software-based Dante products. Dante Embedded Platform enables manufacturers to add full Dante functionality in software running on Linux for x86 and ARM processors. The Dante Application […]

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ADI Pro AV Solutions – Best in Class Brands, First in Class Service

June 8, 2017

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST ADI Global Distribution wants you to think about them. They are now focused on introducing ProAV contractors to new technologies that will help them gain additional revenue streams by expanding into new markets. And, they just expanded their product line, over the past year, to include a new, comprehensive offering of […]

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