Wireless communications manufacturer Williams Sound has acquired Pointmaker, a provider of hardware and software for video annotation technology.
The acquisition is said to be part of a new strategy to expand Williams Sound’s footprint into the larger professional A/V market. Pat Brey, CEO of Pointmaker, will remain with the company and join the board of directors of Williams AV.
“This acquisition provides an exciting growth opportunity,” he said. “We are mobilizing to capitalize, via forthcoming innovation, on a collaboration market that far exceeds the size of our current individual targets.”
Williams AV has also added two industry veterans to its Board: Rob Sheeley and Tom Mingo, the co-founders of Vaddio, a Minnesota based designer and manufacturer of video equipment used throughout the A/V marketplace.
“Aligning Williams Sound audio with Pointmaker video is all about synergy, with both companies bringing different, but exceptional, expertise and experience,” said Richard Lough, Williams Sound COO.
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