Extron Products Enhance Twitch Workflow and Collaboration Spaces in New York Headquarters

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Twitch builds communities by providing a platform for millions of people to come together live every day to chat, interact and make their own entertainment. To help their employees work in fluid combinations of teams, the meeting rooms at the new regional headquarters in New York (referred to as HQ 2.0), include high-performance AV presentation […]

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Diversified Now Largest Global AV Integration Firm with Acquisition of HB Communications

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Diversified just acquired HB Communications, a leading audiovisual integration firm headquartered in North Haven, Connecticut. “Expanding our footprint in the Northeast is a strategic step in sustaining the necessary growth to deliver the best possible service for our customers,” said Fred D’Alessandro, founder and CEO of Diversified. “I am excited to welcome the team at […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1051: The Diversified and HB Communications Video Interview

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Diversified’s CEO, Fred D’Alessandro, picked our own Gary Kayye to break the industry’s biggest acquisition story of 2021 so far — on video, too; it’s the buyout of New England-based HB Communications. He was also joined by HB’s own CEO, Dana Baron, on this episode of Rants & rAVes. The two discuss the reasons behind the two companies […]

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Diversified Upgrades Audio System for Philadelphia Eagles Home Stadium

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Lincoln Financial Field opened in 2003 as the home stadium for the Philadelphia Eagles NFL team. In addition to Eagles football, it regularly hosts the Temple University Owls, the Army-Navy game and many soccer games each season. In 2017, the Stadium staff asked Diversified to design a new, upgraded audio system for the seating bowl. Diversified developed a comprehensive design, […]

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Sessions We Loved from D=SIGN, Day 2

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It’s not every day that we get a brand new conference in the AV industry. Especially from industry-leading associations like AVIXA and the Digital Signage Federation (DSF). ESPECIALLY in a pandemic year. That’s why we were so excited for the debut of D=SIGN, which kicked off Tuesday on Day 1 with a flurry of fantastically […]

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Diversified Builds Out Workplace Safety Ecosystem

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With 2000+ employees, 50 worldwide locations, and more than $1 billion in an annual revenue, Diversified is a technology solutions provider delivering innovations in digital media, collaborative technology, broadcasting, electronic security and OTT solutions to a global clientele. rAVe Europe’s Bob Snyder chats with Michael Parker, director, strategic accounts EMEA at Diversified in London. Parker […]

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Diversified Focus: VitalSign Ships for Reopening After COVID

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Diversified is shipping its new public safety signage solution, Focus: VitalSign. The solution provides an initial layer of screening protection by detecting anyone with an elevated temperature from three feet away and within one second. Powered by Aurora, VitalSign is an extension of Focus, Diversified’s exclusive digital signage as a service (DSaaS) offering. Available as […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 1006: When You See a Title of ‘Footballer & AV Pro,’ You Gotta Ask

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After getting a connection request, via LinkedIn, from Calaigh Copland of Diversified in Canada, I noticed her title started with Footballer and ended with AV Professional, not the other way around. So, here’s your chance to hear from Calaigh: the AV industry’s only national soccer player (Guyana)! Her path to AV is probably much like yours was, and she’s […]

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Diversified Just Became THE AV Giant Integrator by Buying Advanced

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Diversified has announced the acquisition of Advanced Presentation Products. As a top integrator in Canada for 24 years, Advanced specializes in audio visual communications solutions, service and support for enterprise, government and education clients across the country. “When we recently partnered with Advanced on a complex next-gen solution for a large Canadian organization, I was […]

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Diversified Expands to Australia and Buys Rutledge AV

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Diversified just announced the acquisition of Rutledge AV. As a top integrator in Australia, Rutledge AV’s client-base will enable Diversified to provide local support to clients and deliver the standards they’re known for in the Americas, EMEA and APAC. Diversified actually was our Readers’ Choice Award Winner for 2018. “I’m very excited for this endeavour, […]

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A Visit to NEC Display Solutions’ Brand New Executive Briefing Center

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Today I got to check out the new Executive Briefing Center from NEC Display Solutions (that I kept calling an Experience Center), which also doubles as NEC Display’s new offices outside of Chicago, Illinois. This space was designed from scratch, taking up two floors and 6,000 square feet. See our earlier story based on NEC’s […]

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NEC Display Unveils New Headquarters and Briefing Center

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NEC Display Solutions of America will unveil its new state-of-the-art headquarters and Briefing Center today during an open house inviting the business community, clients, and partners to tour the space. The new facility features 6,000 square feet of showroom space to demonstrate the latest solutions offerings, while accommodating an expanding workforce with a bright, open-concept […]

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Diversified Buys UK-Based Digitavia

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Diversified has announced the acquisition of UK-based Digitavia. Diversified Founder and CEO Fred D’Alessandro said, “In today’s global economy, overseas expansion is a necessary step in continuing our strategic plan and success. Having successfully partnered with the Digitavia team on multiple projects in the past, the decision to combine our companies and bring them into […]

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Diversified Buys CompView

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Diversified announces the acquisition of Portland, Ore. based CompView. The acquisition strategically expands Diversified’s nationwide operations with the addition of eight new locations. CompView also contributes unique capabilities in serving the corporate enterprise, higher education, and healthcare markets. The expanded footprint and combined capabilities will provide clients with an unprecedented level of support and an enhanced customer experience. Wells Fargo Advisors acted […]

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Diversified Launches Visual Huddle Cloud-Based Collaboration Service

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Diversified’s cloud-based conferencing solution, Visual Huddle, is the re-launch of their TI-VMRplus service. They are offering three different licensing models: My Meeting Video Content sharing Integrated directories Visual Huddle provides video, voice and recording capabilities on a secure, redundant and high capacity private global network enabling connectivity to over 12,000 cities across more than 190 […]

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Diversified Acquires Technical Innovation, Creating the Second Largest Integrator in U.S.

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Diversified announced today the acquisition of Technical Innovation of Atlanta, Ga. Technical Innovation is a nationally recognized presentation technology, critical space and broadcast solutions. In addition, the geographic footprint and service offering of both organizations are significantly expanded. The expanded company will offer an even broader spectrum of technology and media solutions backed by one […]

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