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Sharp and the road to disruption

When Foxconn Technology Group completed its $6.4 billion deal to buy Sharp Corporation, the iPhone acquired a 104-year old consumer electronics manufacturer and a long-time leader in Japan

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Midwich acquires Dutch disti

Midwich has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Gebroeders van Domburg B.V. (“van Domburg” or the “Company”), a specialist distributor of audio visual and lighting solutions in the Netherlands.

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Vivitek: 0 to full portfolio in less than 10 years

When the company launched nearly 10 years ago, Vivitek is the last major display brand to enter the sector.

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Avocor at UC Expo

UC Expo is now Europe’s largest Unified Communications and Collaboration event and is moving to its new home this May at the ExCeL centre in London.

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Maverick adds depth to LFDs

Maverick’s claim to the “home of collaboration” has been substantially reinforced by the news that the distributor has expanded its large format displays in the UK. New vendor partners Sharp, ViewSonic, Acer, LG Compro and Iiyama to its Sony and LG to allow Maverick’s integration partners to take full advantage of high-growth applications such as collaboration and digital signage.

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The AV News Awards Keynote Address: Developing the market for innovative business technologies By Nancy Knowlton, CEO, Nureva

The AV News Awards this year was particularly honoured to have as its keynote speaker, Nancy Knowlton, who, in 1987, with her husband and business partner David founded Smart Technologies. Now engaged in the development of their new venture in interactive collaboration, Nureva, AV News invited Nancy to express her thoughts on how our industry might further develop the market for collaborative and other innovative business technologies.

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Ingram Micro enhances XCHANGE programme

Ingram Micro enhances XCHANGE programme The enhanced XCHANGE program offers greater discounts across all Cisco architectures, comprising routing, switching, wireless, security, collaboration and data.

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Polycom and Microsoft partner on Skype for Business

Polycom and Microsoft have announced an “expanded relationship” through which Polycom plans to deliver a new series of video collaboration solutions purpose-built for Skype for Business.

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YESCO Electronics acquisition boosts Samsung LED range

Samsung Electronics has acquired YESCO Electronics, a leading LED sign and display manufacturer, with more than 2,000 installations across the UK and abroad.

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Vestel announces mid-point of Fatih Project

Vestel has announced that it has reached the mid-point of its commitment to the huge Turkish Government education technology rollout – the ‘Movement to Increase Opportunities and Technology Project,’ or the Fatih Project in short.

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