Big industry news as Creative Solutions (The Vitec Group) acquires chip-maker Amimon.
One of the leading names in wireless on-set video, Teradek (Creative Solutions, a Division of The Vitec Group plc), has just announced that they will be acquiring Amimon in a move that could see some major advancements in the world of on-location video.
“We have had a deep, collaborative relationship with Amimon since 2012, when we created a worldwide market for zero-delay wireless video,” said Nicol Verheem, founder of Teradek and CEO of Creative Solutions. “This acquisition is the logical step to enable the next generation of wireless video tools. Integrating our organizations will accelerate the development of innovative new products, further simplifying video production workflows and allowing new creative freedom to our customers. It will also allow us to invest to expand the reach of our products into adjacent markets.”
Amimon’s patented technology enables instantaneous transmission of uncompressed video and can be found in products like the Teradek Bolt and SmallHD wireless video monitors.
“Creative Solutions is a great fit for Amimon. Our innovative wireless video technology has enabled the Teradek and SmallHD product lines to expand” commented Ram Ofir, President and CEO of Amimon. “We look forward to our Israel facility becoming primarily a core research and development centre for Creative Solutions to allow us to bring more exciting products to market.”
For more information on the acquisition, you can check out the full press release here. What are your thoughts on this new tech partnership and what it could mean for the future of wireless video? Let us know in the comments!