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People & Places: Biamp Moves on Europe; More AV News from October

Our montly posting of AV news for October 2018 features highlights from Biamp, Yamaha Pro Audio, CCS, Nortek Security & Control, Stampede, more.

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Stampede Distribution Tells Vendors That Values Won’t Change After DCC Acquisition

Stampede Distribution held a vendor summit this week in where new parent company, DCC, assured vendors: ‘we’re not going to change things up drastically.’

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DCC Technology Acquires Stampede

Kevin Kelly will continue to serve as president and CEO as DCC Technology acquires Stampede.

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Immersive Technology Pavilion Shows Potential for AR, VR and … XR?

InfoComm 2017 shows off use cases for VR, augmented reality and more in AV integration, including live streaming, training and more.

The Future Is Now: 6 Game-Changing Technology Platforms You Can’t Ignore

These 6 technology platforms are converging at an unheard of pace in AV, presenting a future both interesting and challenging.

InfoComm’s Labuskes: Direct-to-Consumer Products Might Actually be Good for Integrators

Labuskes says opening more direct channels between manufacturers and end users is in fact enhancing the channel, not replacing it, and challenges AV professionals to create valuable solutions and experiences for customers.

People & Places: Polycom Appoints Mary McDowell as New CEO

CI takes a look at the latest news in the industry: AVI-SPL opens an office in Germany, ATX Networks acquires InnoTrans Communications Inc., Leyard and Planar hire a new director of northeast sales, and more.

If You Don’t Recognize this Technology’s Potential Now, You’ll Regret It Later

Virtual reality offers more than just entertainment–it’s a new potential solution for integrators to offer end-users and could even mean recurring revenue.

People & Places: Verrex Acquired by Five Crowns Capital, Strengthens Integrator’s Reach

CI takes a look at the latest news in the industry: private equity investors Five Crowns Capital acquires Verrex, Biamp expands its product management and global sales teams, AVI-SPL employees receive hearing loop certification from Listen Technologies, and more.

Virtual Reality is Coming to AV

Stampede signs distribution agreement with VR Studios, adds futuristic technology to stable that also includes drones. Will integrators and end users capitalize?