Extron acquisition adds video distribution software expertise

Extron Electronics has purchased Entwine, a Zurich, Switzerland software company specialising in video capture and presentation capture systems using OpenCast Matterhorn, HTML5, and WebRTC.

Entwine video technologies have been deployed across a number of markets including education, corporate, and healthcare.

Andrew Edwards, president of Extron, said: "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.

"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."