AVI-SPL Acquires VideoLink

video-link-1216AVI-SPL today announced the acquisition of VideoLink LLC. VideoLink’s broadcasting and production technologies, including its patented ReadyCam video studio and EnhancedIP transmission network, will enhance AVI-SPL’s broadcasting capabilities and collection of technology solutions.

Headquartered outside Boston, VideoLink has provided broadcast quality production solutions to simplify live, on-air appearances for cable and network television organizations worldwide since the company was founded nearly 25 years ago by Doug Weisman and Gina Chudnow. Deploying the same high-quality, easy-to-use technology, VideoLink partners with Fortune 500 and enterprise companies, as well as institutions seeking a wide variety of video services to achieve their marketing and communications goals. The acquisition will expand AVI-SPL’s enterprise video platforms and continues its enrichment of technology solutions offerings.

“Recognizing the growing demand for video among global enterprise companies and institutions, strengthening our leading broadcast capabilities to further support our customers’ workplace transformation needs became a top priority,” said AVI-SPL CEO John Zettel. “We are thrilled to combine AVI-SPL’s and VideoLink’s best-in-class broadcasting technology, and bring high-quality video and production to our customers.”

“Combining with AVI-SPL brings tremendous benefits to our customers and our employees, and will rapidly accelerate growth for VideoLink. Our products and services are highly complementary, and we are excited to now have the access to the resources and market presence that AVI-SPL has built,” said Richard Silton, president and CEO of VideoLink.” Silton has joined AVI-SPL and will continue to lead the VideoLink team.

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