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DiGiCo and Riedel Announce Technology Partnership

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Riedel Communications, pioneer of most advanced intercom, fiber and audio network technologies, and DiGiCo, UK-based manufacturer of groundbreaking digital mixing consoles and FPGA designs, have announced a close technology partnership at DiGiCo’s press conference at this year’s ProLight + Sound in Frankfurt.

Since the 2010 season, DiGiCo’s SD8 is serving as the main mixing console in Riedel’s set-up for the Red Bull Air Race world championship

“Riedel as leader in signal distribution solutions for the event industry is a partner who is interesting for us in many aspects”, said James Gordon, Managing Director of DiGiCo. Riedel and DiGiCo have agreed to work together on the integration of their technologies. Both partners intend to develop solutions that increase the compatibility between products of both companies in order to create benefits for the partner’s customers.

"We’ve always seen our products as an open platform. Integration with other manufacturers always results in benefits for our customers. Therefore we’re proud to welcome DiGiCo as our newest technology partner,” said Andreas Hilmer, Riedel’s Director Marketing & Communications.

Since the 2010 season, DiGiCo’s SD8 is serving as the main mixing console in Riedel’s set-up for the Red Bull Air Race world championship. The event’s complete signal distribution for HD video, audio, intercom and data is based on Riedel’s fiber network solution MediorNet. In addition, a RockNet audio network solution in fully integrated with the MediorNet backbone.

About DiGiCo

DiGiCo is a UK-based manufacturer of some of the world’s most popular, successful and groundbreaking digital mixing consoles for the live, theatre, broadcast and post production industries and is exclusively distributed in the U.S. by Group One Ltd. of Farmingdale, New York.


About Riedel

Riedel Communications – the largest supplier of communications equipment to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver – designs, manufactures and distributes the most sophisticated intercom, fiber and radio technology for customers worldwide in the broadcast, pro-audio, event, sports, theatre and security industries. The products reflect today’s leading-edge technologies that expand conventional concepts into tomorrow’s applications. The Riedel group of companies also includes a European based large rental operation that provides radio and intercom services, event IT solutions as well as fiber-based and wireless audio & video transmission systems. The Company was founded in 1987 and today employs over 200 people located within 8 locations in Europe, Australia, Asia and North America.