AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIPS AND ACQUISITIONS
Jan 1, 2002 12:00 PM
Pinnacle Systems Inc. acquired all intellectual property, software rights, products, other assets and certain liabilities of Fast Multimedia, a developer of video editing solutions… Gentner Communications has acquired Ivron Systems, a developer and supplier of hardware and software platforms for video conferencing. Also, Gentner licensed its echo cancellation and telephone interface technologies to MediaMatrix, a division of Peavey Electronics Corp.… National integrator of audiovisual, broadcast and computer technology MCSi Inc. announced the completion of a merger with e-business software and services provider Zengine Inc.…St. Louis, Missouri-based Westco Security Systems and Westco Home Systems recently announced the acquisition of Integrated Residential Systems…Audio Visual Innovations and Systems Manufacturing Corporation have joined forces to provide more comprehensive installation solutions to customers… ViewSonic has an agreement with Cogent Light to license Cogent's Micro Illumination technology. The resulting bright, high-resolution projection displays will include future releases of high-definition televisions, smart televisions and computer monitors using LCoS imagers beginning this year…A joint development agreement between Tascam and Driveline, integrator of Storage Area Networks, introduces a Fibre Channel SAN interface option for the Tascam line of hard disk recorders… SimpleDevices has a strategic partnership with Motorola. The companies agreed to develop, market and distribute SimpleFi, a digital audio receiver for transferring and streaming audio content from a PC to an existing home stereo.