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closed 9/11/2014 via BusinessWire

DTS, Inc., acquired Manzanita Systems

synopsis: DTS Inc., a leader in high-definition audio solutions, announced that it has acquired Manzanita Systems, the industry-leading developer of MPEG software solutions for digital television, video on demand (VOD) and over-the-top (OTT) markets.
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
DTS Inc. is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences—anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS' audio solutions are designed to enable recording, delivery and playback of simple, personalized, and immersive high-definition audio. "
target: Manzanita Systems
Manzanita Systems is a leading provider of MPEG software solutions for digital television, VOD, and digital ad insertion. Manzanita’s transport stream analyzer and multiplexer are indispensible tools that enable their customers to produce better MPEG content, workflows, and solutions.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

LWKS Software Ltd, acquired ioGates Aps

synopsis: LWKS Software, the U.K.-based maker of the Lightworks editing system, has acquired Copenhagen-based ioGates, a developer of cloud-based file sharing software for entertainment production. ioGates is a leading innovator in cloud-based video production with more than a decade’s experience in Web-based video management, conversion, and collaboration.
buyer: LWKS Software Ltd
Established in 2020, LWKS is a creative technology company, founded by industry veterans James Richings and Peter Lambert. Based in the UK, with various work hubs across Europe, LWKS develops software for content creators and distributors in the media and entertainment industry. "
target parent: Broadcast Pix
target: ioGates Aps
Copenhagen company ioGates is a developer of cloud-based file sharing software for entertainment production. ioGates is a leading innovator in cloud-based video production with more than a decade’s experience in Web-based video management, conversion, and collaboration.
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closed 4/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vizrt Ltd., acquired NewTek, Inc.

synopsis: Vizrt has acquired NewTek to create what it says is “the largest company in the broadcast space dedicated to enabling IT-based video production.” NewTek is the IP video tech company behind the royalty-free software-based IP video technology NDI.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Vizrt Ltd. (VIZ:$135.80)
Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics, studio automation, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry - interactive and virtual solutions, animations, maps, weather, video editing and compositing tools. "
target: NewTek, Inc.
Benefiting producers and artists with its cost-effective and ground-breaking technologies, NewTek Inc. is a leader in portable live production, video editing, 3D animation and special effects tools, including the TriCaster™ product line and LightWave 3D®.
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closed 3/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

24i Media B.V., acquired Streamone B.V.

synopsis: 24i Media, a video app developer, is acquiring media technology provider StreamOne. StreamOne, founded in 2012, offers a suite of tools for multiplatform, multidevice publishing of videos along with an interface offering integrations with third-parties for publishers and broadcasters.
buyer: 24i Media B.V.
24i Media is a leading vendor in Smart TV apps for all devices including mobile, Smart TV, Set-top-boxes, PC/Mac, game consoles etc., empowering broadcasters, content owners and operators with future-proof and flexible tools to create and monetize personalized TV apps. "
target: Streamone B.V.
StreamOne, founded in 2012, offers a suite of tools for multiplatform, multidevice publishing of videos along with an interface offering integrations with third-parties for publishers and broadcasters.
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announced 3/30/2018 via Company Press Release

EIZO Corp, will acquire Carina System Co., Ltd.

synopsis: EIZO Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Carina System Co., Ltd., a company that develops hardware and software combined systems in-house for capturing, distributing, editing, and analyzing content for healthcare and broadcasting markets. Both companies are based in Japan.
buyer: EIZO Corp (TSE:6737:$657.65)
EIZO, which means image in Japanese, is a visual technology company that develops and manufactures high-end display solutions. EIZO is headquartered in Hakusan, Japan. "
target: Carina System Co., Ltd.
Established in December 2008, Carina System develops hardware and software combined systems in-house for capturing, distributing, editing, and analyzing content for healthcare and broadcasting markets.
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closed 5/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Vimeo, LLC., acquired VHX Corporation

synopsis: Vimeo, an operating business of IAC, announced the acquisition of VHX, a platform for premium over-the-top (OTT) subscription video channels. VHX is a video distribution platform built for everyone. They empower creators to sell their work from their websites, directly to their fans.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Vimeo, LLC. (VMEO:$369.34)
Vimeo's mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the world's leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them. "
target: VHX Corporation
VHX is a video distribution platform built for everyone. They empower creators to sell their work from their websites, directly to their fans. They have helped publishers sell films, TV shows, comedy specials, live concert footage, lectures, web series, fitness, education and more.
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announced 4/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Broadcast Pix, will acquire ioGates Aps

synopsis: Broadcast Pix, a company that provides tailored solutions for any live production environment, announced it intends to acquire ioGates, a leading innovator in cloud-based video production with more than a decade’s experience in Web-based video management, conversion, and collaboration.
buyer: Broadcast Pix
Founded in 2002, Broadcast Pix is the leader in integrated production switchers with broadcast, corporate, education, government, religious, sports, streaming, and visual radio customers in more than 110 countries. "
target: ioGates Aps
ioGates is a leading innovator in cloud-based video production with more than a decade’s experience in Web-based video management, conversion, and collaboration. They are based in Denmark.
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closed 3/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Beamr Ltd., acquired Vanguard Video, LLC

synopsis: Beamr, the global leader in media optimization solutions, announced that it is acquiring Vanguard Video, the leading provider of HEVC and H.264 codec technologies. Vanguard Video has helped its customers capitalize on many first to market opportunities by pioneering advanced compression technologies.
buyer: Beamr Ltd.
Beamr is the global leader in media optimization solutions, powering some of the world's top web publishers, Hollywood studios and media companies. Beamr offers a patent-pending perceptual video optimizer, which reduces the bitrate of H. "
target: Vanguard Video, LLC
Vanguard Video is a supplier of professional, broadcast quality H.265/HEVC and H.264 codec technologies to top tier customers around the world.
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announced 4/6/2014 via PR Web

Dalet Digital Media System, will acquire AmberFin Ltd.

synopsis: Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions, software and services for broadcasters and content providers, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire AmberFin, a UK-based company that specializes in video ingest, complex media manipulation, transcoding and quality control solutions.
buyer: Dalet Digital Media System (ENXTPA:DLT:$62.38)
Dalet Digital Media System solutions enable broadcasters and media professionals to create, manage and distribute content to both traditional and new media channels, including interactive TV, the Web and mobile networks. "
target parent: Advent Venture Partners LLP
target: AmberFin Ltd.
AmberFin’s business is intelligent media conversion, solving file-based workflow challenges for broadcasters, sports organizations, post-production houses and other media content owners.
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announced 7/26/2012 via BusinessWire

Brightcove, Inc., will acquire Zencoder, Inc.

synopsis: Brightcove Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for publishing and distributing professional digital media, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Zencoder, a leading cloud-based video encoding service used by more than 1,000 organizations worldwide.
buyer: Brightcove, Inc. (BCOV:$212.14)
Brightcove, a leading global provider of cloud content services, provides a family of products used to publish and distribute the world’s professional digital media. The company’s products include Brightcove Video Cloud, the market-leading online video platform. "
target: Zencoder, Inc.
Zencoder is the leader in cloud-based video encoding, with the fastest and most widely used solution in the market. Founded in 2010, its products enable content providers to quickly deploy Internet video to virtually any Internet connected device.
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closed 9/10/2010 via PR Newswire

Telestream, Inc., acquired AnyStream, Inc.

synopsis: Telestream, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Anystream, a leading provider of enterprise-class video production and management solutions.
buyer: Telestream, Inc.
Telestream specializes in products that make it possible to get video content to any audience regardless of how it is created, distributed or viewed.Telestream customers include the world’s leading media and entertainment companies: content owners, creators and distributors. "
target parent: Grab Networks, Inc.
target: AnyStream, Inc.
Anystream is the leading provider of automated multi-platform media publishing solutions. Anystream is a software platform that supports file-based media workflows, creating a solution that is both efficient and flexible to meet the rapidly evolving demands around multi-platform content syndication.
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closed 7/14/2010 via PR Newswire

Primestream Corporation, acquired Building4Media BV

synopsis: Primestream Corp.™, the leader in advanced broadcast and IT solutions, announces the acquisition of Building4Media™, creator of FORK™, the state-of-the-art software for broadcast asset management, playout automation, metadata driven production and publishing.
buyer: Primestream Corporation
Primestream is a leader in the design, provision and implementation of advanced broadcast and new media solutions. Primestream has set a new standard in broadcasting by deploying the most unique hybrid solutions for TV stations. "
target: Building4Media BV
Building4Media is the pioneer of professional IT-based systems, using the Apple platform. Building4Media designed FORK software as a client server-based, end-to-end platform to easily automate and manage multimedia and digital video database assets.
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closed 2/18/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Alpha Networks SA, acquired Kinow

synopsis: Kinow has been acquired by Alpha Networks, a leading European provider of OTT video software headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. Kinow is a turnkey OTT video platform developer used by producers, distributors, media companies, and sports federations.
buyer: Alpha Networks SA
Since 2008, Alpha Networks has provided innovative software solutions to answer the ever-growing demands of the video distribution market. Alpha Networks’ product portfolio includes Tucano, the modular video software and the ready-to-launch cloud video platform Bee. "
target: Kinow
Kinow provides a turnkey OTT solution to help content producers, distributors and editors to launch and enhance their own live and on-demand video streaming platform.
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closed 2/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Shotgun Software, acquired Tweak Software, Inc.

synopsis: Tweak Software, the makers of the RV player, are joining the Shotgun team at Autodesk. Tweak Software, Inc. develops software for visual effects playback and review.
buyer parent: Autodesk, Inc.
buyer: Shotgun Software
Shotgun is the creative industry’s trusted system for secure, efficient production management and review. A standardized toolset for animation, visual effects and game development pipelines, it enables studios and remote collaborators to increase efficiency and reduce risk through transparency. "
target: Tweak Software, Inc.
Tweak Software, Inc. develops software for visual effects playback and review. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in San Francisco, California.
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closed 5/1/2014 via PR Web

Kaltura, acquired Tvinci

synopsis: Kaltura announced that it has acquired Tvinci, the leading global provider of Pay Over-The-Top TV services. The acquisition gives Kaltura a leadership position in the booming OTT market, and cements its role as the only pure-play video technology company to power any video experience across all markets and all channels.
buyer: Kaltura
Kaltura allows publishers of all sizes to easily, quickly, and cost effectively enhance their web site with video and interactive rich-media functionalities, including video management, searching, uploading, importing, editing, annotating, remixing, sharing, and advertising. "
target: Tvinci
Formed in 2007 especially for the advent of Over-the-Top TV (OTT TV), Tvinci’s award-winning platform enables its customers – TV operators, telcos and media companies – to create a personalized, social TV experience for end-users consuming premium content across devices.
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announced 2/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Spotify Ltd, will acquire Anchor FM Inc.

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Embrace Presents, a leading Canadian venue operator and promoter of concerts, festivals, and events in the Toronto area.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$10,956.48)
Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides digital content from a range of record labels and artists. Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record label, and direct searches. "
target: Anchor FM Inc.
Anchor is the company democratizing audio by enabling anyone to easily create, distribute, and monetize a podcast. Their platform is built in pursuit of the mission to empower creators to have their voices heard and expand on audio as a creative medium.
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announced 3/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Anevia, will acquire Keepixo SAS

synopsis: Anevia, a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions, will acquire Keepixo, a French company that provides software-based and cloud-ready head-end solutions for IPTV & OTT TV. Keepixo offers a complete range of products that cover the Encoding, Packaging and Delivery functions of the OTT TV chain.
buyer: Anevia (PA:ALANV.AS:$18.79)
Anevia is a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions for live and on-demand video streaming to television sets, computers, tablets, and mobile phones. Their solutions cover the entire value chain and allow content distributors to build their own head-ends and CDNs. "
target: Keepixo SAS
Keepixo is a French company that provides software-based and cloud-ready head-end solutions for IPTV & OTT TV. Keepixo offers products that cover the Encoding, Packaging and Delivery functions of the OTT TV chain. These include live and file video transcoders, mosaic generators, and more.
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closed 2/11/2021 via BusinessWire

Liberated Syndication Inc., acquired Auxbus

synopsis: Liberated Syndication Inc. (Libsyn), a world leading podcast hosting network, has acquired Auxbus, a podcast-creation software platform. Auxbus offers a simple web-based podcast solution that allows users to plan, record and launch all in one place. Their platform helps podcasters to save time and produce professional-quality podcasts.
buyer: Liberated Syndication Inc. (OTCPK:LSYN:$25.11)
Liberated Syndication (Libsyn) is a world leading podcast hosting network. Libsyn has been providing publishers with distribution and monetization services since 2004. Their platform hosts over 5.8 million media files from more than 75,000 podcasts. "
target: Auxbus
Auxbus is a podcast-creation software platform. Auxbus offers a simple and affordable web-based podcast solution that allows users to plan, record and launch all in one place. Their platform helps podcasters to save time and produce professional-quality podcasts.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Triton Digital Media, acquired Omny Studio

synopsis: Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced the acquisition of Omny Studio, the creators of the world’s most advanced podcast and on-demand audio publishing platform.
buyer parent: Vector Capital
buyer: Triton Digital Media
Triton Digital is a global technology and services leader to the audio streaming and podcast industry. They provide innovative technology that enables broadcasters, podcasters, and online music services build their audience, maximize their revenue, and streamline their operations. "
target: Omny Studio
Omny Studio is an all-in-one on-demand audio management solution that helps content creators grow their audience, reduce production costs and monetize. Their software-as-a-service enables radio stations and podcasters to focus on publishing high-quality content for listeners.
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closed 4/21/2022 via BusinessWire

Pixotope, acquired TrackMen

synopsis: Pixotope Technologies AS, the leader in live augmented reality and virtual production solutions, announced the acquisition of Cologne, Germany-based TrackMen Gmbh, the expert one-stop-shop for real-time 3D camera and talent tracking in the media industry for 25 years.
buyer: Pixotope
Pixotope Technologies is an international award-winning software company dedicated to developing the next generation of visual storytelling tools and experiences. Pixotope is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with regional offices in Croatia, Spain, UK, and the USA. "
target: TrackMen
Cologne, Germany-based TrackMen Gmbh is the expert one-stop-shop for real-time 3D camera and talent tracking in the media industry.
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closed 9/11/2014 via BusinessWire

DTS, Inc., acquired Manzanita Systems

synopsis: DTS Inc., a leader in high-definition audio solutions, announced that it has acquired Manzanita Systems, the industry-leading developer of MPEG software solutions for digital television, video on demand (VOD) and over-the-top (OTT) markets.
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
DTS Inc. is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences—anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS' audio solutions are designed to enable recording, delivery and playback of simple, personalized, and immersive high-definition audio. "
target: Manzanita Systems
Manzanita Systems is a leading provider of MPEG software solutions for digital television, VOD, and digital ad insertion. Manzanita’s transport stream analyzer and multiplexer are indispensible tools that enable their customers to produce better MPEG content, workflows, and solutions.
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closed 12/8/2016 via PR Newswire

DTS, Inc., acquired All In Media

synopsis: DTS, Inc., a global leader in high-definition audio solutions, has announced the acquisition of All In Media, a leading worldwide supplier of smartphone apps and broadcast systems for the radio industry. All In Media's deep experience in broadcasting and mobile app development has led to the creation of more than 500 radio station apps.
buyer parent: Tessera Holding Corporation
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
Since 1993, DTS, Inc. has been dedicated to making the world sound better. Through its pioneering audio solutions for mobile devices, home theater systems, cinema, automotive and beyond, DTS provides incredibly high-quality, immersive and engaging audio experiences to listeners everywhere. "
target: All In Media
All In Media is a leading worldwide supplier of smartphone apps and broadcast systems for the radio industry. All In Media's deep experience in broadcasting and mobile app development has led to the creation of more than 500 radio station apps worldwide.
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closed 10/6/2016 via PR Newswire

DTS, Inc., acquired Arctic Palm Technology Inc.

synopsis: DTS, Inc., a leader in high-definition audio solutions, has announced the acquisition of Arctic Palm Technology, Inc., a leading radio technology company with a diverse portfolio of broadcast radio solutions and an extensive installed base of customers as DTS continues to expand its broadcast radio technology offerings.
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
DTS Inc. is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences—anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS' audio solutions are designed to enable recording, delivery and playback of simple, personalized, and immersive high-definition audio. "
target: Arctic Palm Technology Inc.
Arctic Palm has been developing software for the broadcasting industry since 1997. Its development team has more than 40 years of experience developing customized media solutions for newspaper, radio and television companies.
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closed 10/5/2015 via GlobeNewswire

DTS, Inc., acquired iBiquity Digital

synopsis: DTS, Inc., a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire iBiquity Digital Corporation, the developer of digital HD Radio technology for AM/FM audio and data broadcasting. iBiquity is the exclusive developer and licensor of HD Radio technology.
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
DTS Inc. is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences—anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS' audio solutions are designed to enable recording, delivery and playback of simple, personalized, and immersive high-definition audio. "
target: iBiquity Digital
iBiquity Digital Corporation is the developer of HD Radio technology, which is fueling the digital radio revolution. The digital technology enables broadcasters to offer new and unique FM content via HD2/HD3 channels, crystal-clear sound and data services on both the AM and FM bands.
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closed 9/11/2014 via BusinessWire

DTS, Inc., acquired Manzanita Systems

synopsis: DTS Inc., a leader in high-definition audio solutions, announced that it has acquired Manzanita Systems, the industry-leading developer of MPEG software solutions for digital television, video on demand (VOD) and over-the-top (OTT) markets.
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
DTS Inc. is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences—anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS' audio solutions are designed to enable recording, delivery and playback of simple, personalized, and immersive high-definition audio. "
target: Manzanita Systems
Manzanita Systems is a leading provider of MPEG software solutions for digital television, VOD, and digital ad insertion. Manzanita’s transport stream analyzer and multiplexer are indispensible tools that enable their customers to produce better MPEG content, workflows, and solutions.
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closed 4/17/2006 via BusinessWire

DTS, Inc., purchased Digital Booking Systems from FilmStew International, Inc.

synopsis: DTS, Inc. announces that the company has finalized its acquisition of Digital Booking Systems (DBS) from FilmStew International, Inc. DBS, the only Application Service Provider (ASP) that enables cinema exhibitors and distributors to manage communications via the Internet, has transitioned all operations and customer support to DTS.
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
DTS, Inc. is a digital technology company dedicated to delivering the ultimate entertainment experience. DTS decoders are in virtually every major brand of 5.1-channel surround processor, and there are hundreds of millions of DTS-licensed consumer electronics products available worldwide. "
seller: FilmStew International, Inc.
FilmStew International Inc., through its Internet property FilmStew.com, is a leading provider of news, information resources and web based applications covering the film and television industries.
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closed 10/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Netgem SA, acquired Voxtok

synopsis: Netgem has completed the acquisition of VoxTok. Based in France, Voxtok is a provider of audio platforms and software modules for Original Design Manufacturers and Original Equipment Manufacturers. Voxtok designs Hi-Fi devices based on its flagship platform, Voxtok Music, which elevates streaming and downloading music catalogs to Hi-Res quality.
buyer: Netgem SA (ENXTPA:NTG:$80.40)
Netgem is a provider of end-to-end solutions for the telecommunications market. Netgem offers a complete Entertainment software suite enabling a smart way to lifestyle services. Netgem is the publisher of Diamond, a cloud-based software suite for entertainment and connected home services. "
target: Voxtok
Based in France, Voxtok is a provider of audio platforms and software modules for original design manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers. Voxtok designs Hi-Fi devices based on its flagship platform, Voxtok Music, which elevates streaming and downloading music catalogs to Hi-Res quality.
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closed 2/18/2011 via BusinessWire

Harman International Industries Inc, acquired 3dB Research Ltd

synopsis: Harman International Industries has announced the acquisition of 3dB Research Ltd, a leading developer of music and signal processing technology. Based in British Columbia, Canada, 3dB Research is the world leader in applying music intelligence to improve the quality & usability of vocal & instrumental music effects.
buyer: Harman International Industries Inc (HAR:$6,545.87)
Harman International Industries, Incorporated designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment products for the automotive, consumer and professional markets. "
target: 3dB Research Ltd
3dB Research Ltd is a leading developer of music and signal processing technology. Based in British Columbia, Canada, 3dB Research is the world leader in applying music intelligence to improve the quality & usability of vocal & instrumental music effects.
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Izotope, Inc., acquired Exponential Audio, LLC

synopsis: iZotope, a developer of professional audio software for musicians, music producers, and audio post engineers, has acquired Exponential Audio, a company that creates software for audio professionals. Exponential Audio offers world-class reverb plugins for music production, post production, and sound design.
buyer: Izotope, Inc.
iZotope is a developer of professional audio software for musicians, music producers, and audio post engineers. iZotope offers solutions for audio recording, mixing, mastering, and creative effects. Their post production tools help enhance audio for film, broadcast video, and new media. "
target: Exponential Audio, LLC
Exponential Audio creates software for audio professionals. Exponential Audio offers world-class reverb plugins for music production, post production, and sound design. Their reverb plugins enable audio engineers to easily bring character to musical performances and fit dialogue into scenes.
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closed 3/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

Izotope, Inc., acquired Imagine Research, Inc.

synopsis: iZotope, Inc., a leading innovator in digital audio signal processing, announces the acquisition of Imagine Research, Inc., a developer of intelligent audio analysis technologies.
buyer: Izotope, Inc.
iZotope is a research-driven audio technology company based in Boston, Massachusetts. Its award-winning products and audio technologies are used by millions of people in over 50 countries, from consumers to musicians to major film, TV, and radio studios. "
target: Imagine Research, Inc.
Imagine Research develops software algorithms capable of sound-object recognition. Their patent-pending MediaMined™ technoogy is changing the way people interact with and search for sounds.
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announced 4/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

IFOX Investments AB, will acquire Xhail Inc

synopsis: IFOX Investments AB has agreed to acquire 100% of all outstanding shares of Xhail (Score Music Interactive Ltd), which has developed a patented software to create great original music at the click of a button. Xhail is the most advanced music creation platform in the world.
buyer: IFOX Investments AB
IFOX Investments AB, formerly Interfox Resources, is an investment company based in Sweden that, with experience and an extensive international network, identifies assets with added value potential. "
target: Xhail Inc
Xhail is the most advanced music creation platform in the world. Xhail can produce unique one-of-a-kind tracks created instantly with incredible flexibility, with real performances by real musicians. Xhail allows for the production of music without the requirement of music skill.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Triton Digital Media, acquired Omny Studio

synopsis: Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced the acquisition of Omny Studio, the creators of the world’s most advanced podcast and on-demand audio publishing platform.
buyer parent: Vector Capital
buyer: Triton Digital Media
Triton Digital is a global technology and services leader to the audio streaming and podcast industry. They provide innovative technology that enables broadcasters, podcasters, and online music services build their audience, maximize their revenue, and streamline their operations. "
target: Omny Studio
Omny Studio is an all-in-one on-demand audio management solution that helps content creators grow their audience, reduce production costs and monetize. Their software-as-a-service enables radio stations and podcasters to focus on publishing high-quality content for listeners.
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closed 10/5/2015 via PR Newswire

Wheatstone Corporation, acquired Audion Labs

synopsis: Wheatstone Corporation, designs and manufactures professional broadcast audio equipment, announced its acquisition of Audion Labs and with it, VoxPro digital audio editor. Audion's Voxpro is a staple in radio studios as one of the few broadcast-specific digital voice editors designed to record and edit calls on the fly for on-air broadcast.
buyer: Wheatstone Corporation
Wheatstone manufactures broadcast audio products, from digital consoles, control surfaces and Audioarts mixers to fully integrated audio over IP (AoIP) and TDM routing systems as well as spectral audio processing for on air and over the internet. "
target: Audion Labs
Audion Laboratories' VoxPro is a staple in radio studios as one of the few broadcast-specific digital voice editors designed to record and quickly edit phone calls on the fly for on-air broadcast. VoxPro is a digital audio editing software with an optional, professional grade Control Panel surface.
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closed 1/26/2022 via BNC Analysis

Banyan Software, acquired Mr. Master, Inc.

synopsis: Banyan Software acquires workflow optimization software solutions provider Mr. Master, which offers the MediaShooterPro product used by more than 8,500 radio stations for unattended audio delivery. Mr. Master also provides Automation Import Manager (AIM), a work-from-anywhere software solution with more than 5,000 affiliates.
buyer: Banyan Software
Banyan Software acquires, builds, and grows great enterprise software businesses. With a permanent capital base, Banyan focuses on a buy and hold for life strategy for growing software companies that serve specialized markets. "
target: Mr. Master, Inc.
Mr. Master offers the MediaShooterPro product used by more than 8,500 radio stations for unattended audio delivery. Mr. Master also provides Automation Import Manager (AIM), a work-from-anywhere software solution with more than 5,000 affiliates.
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closed 10/6/2016 via PR Newswire

DTS, Inc., acquired Arctic Palm Technology Inc.

synopsis: DTS, Inc., a leader in high-definition audio solutions, has announced the acquisition of Arctic Palm Technology, Inc., a leading radio technology company with a diverse portfolio of broadcast radio solutions and an extensive installed base of customers as DTS continues to expand its broadcast radio technology offerings.
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
DTS Inc. is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences—anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS' audio solutions are designed to enable recording, delivery and playback of simple, personalized, and immersive high-definition audio. "
target: Arctic Palm Technology Inc.
Arctic Palm has been developing software for the broadcasting industry since 1997. Its development team has more than 40 years of experience developing customized media solutions for newspaper, radio and television companies.
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closed 6/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Twitter, Inc., acquired Magic Pony Technology

synopsis: Twitter announced it has acquired Magic Pony Technology, a London-based developer of machine learning and visual processing technology, expanding the machine learning capabilities in Twitter's video technology and adding valuable talent to the company's Cortex team.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly. "
target: Magic Pony Technology
Magic Pony Technology develops state-of-the-art machine learning based approaches for visual processing on web, desktop and mobile, filing over 20 international patents and publishing at top conferences along the way.
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announced 11/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Battery Ventures, will acquire Audio Precision

synopsis: Battery Ventures, a global, technology-focused investment firm, has reached an agreement to acquire Audio Precision Inc. (AP), a well-recognized player in high-performance instrumentation and software for audio testing and analysis.
buyer: Battery Ventures
Battery Ventures is a global technology-focused investment firm pursuing the most promising companies and ideas. Founded in 1983, the firm makes venture-capital and private-equity investments from its offices in Boston, Silicon Valley, London and Israel. "
target: Audio Precision
Audio Precision is a significant global player in electronic audio and electro-acoustic test instrumentation. Since 1984, AP’s analyzers have helped engineers to design and manufacture innovative solutions ranging from semiconductor devices to consumer, automotive, and professional audio products.
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announced 4/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

SteelSeries ApS, will acquire Nahimic

synopsis: SteelSeries, a global manufacturer of gaming peripherals, will acquire Nahimic, a French developer of 3D sound software for enhanced gaming experiences. Nahimic powers over 15 million leading PC and headset brands. Their software ensures that users get the best sound experience on any device and features a variety of audio tools.
buyer: SteelSeries ApS
SteelSeries is a global manufacturer of gaming peripherals. SteelSeries makes award-winning, cutting-edge products to help gamers play like the pros. Their products include headsets, headset accessories, mice, keyboards, mousepads, and controllers. "
target: Nahimic
Nahimic is a French developer of 3D sound software for enhanced gaming experiences. Nahimic powers over 15 million leading PC and headset brands. Their software ensures that users get the best sound experience on any device and features a variety of audio tools.
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closed 4/7/2016 via PR Newswire

Futuri Media, acquired StreamOn

synopsis: Futuri Media, the media industry leader in interactive technology, has acquired Edmonton, Alberta-based StreamOn, which specializes in serving the radio broadcasting industry with integrated streaming, podcasting and social media technologies.
buyer: Futuri Media
Futuri Media is a global leader in innovative interactive broadcast technology. It develops SaaS-based social and mobile audience engagement technology for broadcasters and publishers. The company's platforms are in use at more than 1000 TV and radio stations and networks in 18 countries. "
target: StreamOn
SteamOn provides broadcasters with tools, technology, and strategies to grow online audiences and generate meaningful revenue on social media. They provide stress-free online streaming solutions, letting broadcasters spend their time doing what they do best: producing good radio.
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closed 4/27/2010 via BusinessWire

ConnectSolutions LLC, acquired Xuggle

synopsis: ConnectSolutions LLC, a leading provider of web collaboration products, announced the strategic acquisition of Xuggle, a provider of a proprietary and open-source technology used worldwide to enable advanced, real-time audio and video transcoding and manipulation.
buyer: ConnectSolutions LLC
ConnectSolutions LLC delivers real-time collaboration solutions for enterprise and government organizations. ConnectSolutions' products provide scalable and secure one-on-one, team, and large-scale collaboration. "
target: Xuggle
Xuggle brings patent-pending video technology and open source technology including the Xuggler Java SDK, which is used by organizations such as BBC and Rosetta Stone. The Xuggle community includes over 350 registered developers with more than 15,000 SDK downloads.
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closed 2/4/2013 via PR Newswire

Espial Group, Inc., acquired ANT plc

synopsis: Espial announced has acquired all of the outstanding shares of ANT plc. ANT provides IP, Hybrid and Connected TV products and services. ANT has successfully deployed its high performance software featuring rich HTML5 user experiences across set-top boxes, tablets and smart phones.
buyer: Espial Group, Inc. (TSX:ESP:$19.87)
Espial is a leading supplier of digital TV and IPTV software and solutions to cable and telecommunications operators as well as consumer electronics manufacturers. Espial's middleware, video-on-demand, and browser products power a diverse range of pay-TV and Internet TV business models. "
target: ANT plc
ANT plc develops and deploys embedded software solutions and services for the TV industry. Its Galio Suite, a browser, client and applications stack, is an open standards based, flexible application & middleware solution for a wide range of consumer TV platforms.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7.98 [$0.93]
rev ($mm)
$7
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0.1x
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closed 9/14/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Quiksee

synopsis: Google has acquired Israel-based Quiksee, which develops interactive video mapping technologies based on user-filmed videos, the companies said. Quiksee's technology is regarded as the missing link in Google's Street View service, used by both Google Map and Google Earth, which allows users to view photographs of streets around the world.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Quiksee
Quiksee (MentorWave Technologies) is a privately held start-up company, established to develop, manufacture, and market comprehensive location based interactive media solutions utilizing its proprietary imaging technology.
price ($mm)
$10
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