Extron Electronics today announced that it has purchased Entwine AG of Zurich,
Switzerland. A leader in software development using proven open source
technologies, Entwine specializes in building end-to-end video capture and
presentation capture solutions using OpenCast Matterhorn, HTML5, and WebRTC.

The Entwine team has decades of real-world experience designing and developing a
wide range of video capture and distribution solutions across various markets. Their
expert engineering teams have provided best practice advice and hands-on
assistance for using open source and proprietary video technologies in the
education, corporate, and healthcare industries.

“Entwine has proven expertise developing software for enterprise-scale presentation
capture systems, including Europe’s largest lecture capture system at the University
of Manchester in the UK, which involves over 300 classrooms,” says Andrew
Edwards, President of Extron. “With this acquisition, we are excited to add a
software engineering group with many years of expertise in the field of network
based presentation capture systems to Extron’s industry leading engineering team.”

In a joint statement, Andy Wasklewicz and Tobias Wunden, founders of Entwine
said, “Extron is the market leader for AV systems products, and with the SMP 351
Streaming Media Processor, they have set a new standard for high performance
streaming and recording hardware. We are excited to join the Extron team and are
thrilled at the opportunity to offer customers end-to-end presentation capture
solutions that leverage the strength of our combined hardware and software

For more information contact Casey Hall, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for
Extron at chall@extron.com.