Extron Acquires Presentation Capture Software Engineering Firm Entwine AG

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Anaheim, California (August 10, 2015) - Extron Electronics today announced that it has purchased Entwine AG of Zurich, Switzerland. A leader in software development using proven open source technologies, Entwine specializes in building end-to-end video capture and presentation capture solutions using OpenCast Matterhorn, HTML5, and WebRTC.

The Entwine team has decades of real-world experience designing and developing a wide range of video capture and distribution solutions across various markets. Their expert engineering teams have provided best practice advice and hands-on assistance for using open source and proprietary video technologies in the education, corporate, and healthcare industries.

"Entwine has proven expertise developing software for enterprise-scale presentation capture systems, including Europe’s largest lecture capture system at the University of Manchester in the UK, which involves over 300 classrooms," says Andrew Edwards, President of Extron. "With this acquisition, we are excited to add a software engineering group with many years of expertise in the field of network based presentation capture systems to Extron’s industry leading engineering team."

In a joint statement, Andy Wasklewicz and Tobias Wunden, founders of Entwine said, "Extron is the market leader for AV systems products, and with the SMP 351 Streaming Media Processor, they have set a new standard for high performance streaming and recording hardware. We are excited to join the Extron team and are thrilled at the opportunity to offer customers end-to-end presentation capture solutions that leverage the strength of our combined hardware and software technologies."

For more information contact Casey Hall, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Extron at chall@extron.com.

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