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Almo Professional A/V Named Exclusive U.S. Distributor for iMAGsystems AV Over IP Products


iMAGsystems to Showcase AIR, LIGHTNING, RAIN and THUNDER Lines During the Almo E4 AV Tour in Nashville on October 26


     Philadelphia, PA — October 9, 2018—Almo Professional A/V, North America’s largest professional audio visual distributor with global reach, has been named the exclusive U.S.distributor foriMAGsystems, a Melbourne, Australia-basedmanufacturer of AV over IP delivery products.iMAGsystems is showcasing its complete product line of AIR wireless, LIGHTNING(SDVoE), RAIN H.264 and THUNDER (JPEG2000) during the exhibit portion of the next E4 AV Tour, coming to Nashville on October 26.

     “Thanks to our partnership with iMAGsystems, we are able to bring an SDVoE Alliance manufacturer to our partners with an expertly-created line of products that cover all of the existing AV over IP protocols,” explained Sam Taylor, executive vice president and COO for Almo Professional A/V. “iMAGsystems has extensive knowledge from years of development work, resulting in a deep understanding of the technologies involved in delivering high-resolution AV over standard IP networks.This standard is a topic that we will delve into during the keynote session at the E4 AV Tour in Nashville later this month.”

     Listen to an interview about the Almo Pro A/V and iMAGsystems distribution relationship, as discussed on the E4 AV Boston tour stop last month.

     “Our exclusive distribution relationship will help keep the channel clean while holding the most profitable margins for our partners,” noted Taylor. “Brian Rhatigan, director of business development for Almo Professional A/V, will serve as the iMAGsystems lead BDM contact fortechnical, design and installation support.”

     “We wanted iMAGsystems to be represented by a distributor not only capable of technically supporting our products but also with a personalized approach to distribution,” explained Gerry Raffaut, CEO of iMAGsystems.      “We did not want the line to be lost amongst hundreds of other product lines. Our AV over IP products align well with Almo’s strategy for this emerging technology.

     Almo’s nationwide reach and highly-respected position in the Pro AV distribution space make this company perfect for our line.”

About Almo Professional A/V

     Almo Professional A/V is the nation’s largest professional audio visual distributor with forward-thinking product integration, training and education, managed services, and technical support capabilities. With highly skilled sales and business development manager teams, reseller education programs, distribution centers across the U.S. and carefully chosen product lines for the Pro A/V channel, Almo Professional A/V provides customers with the full distribution experience on a local and a personal level. Almo Professional A/V is a division of Almo Corp., the nation’s leading independent distributor of consumer electronics and major appliances. For more information about Almo Professional A/V, please call 888-420-2566 or go to Almo Professional A/V can also be followed on Twitter at and on Facebook at

About iMagsystems

     iMAGsystems was founded by the management and engineering teams involved with the early development of AV over IP through a previous partnership with SVSI, now an AMX brand of Harman. With a deep understanding of the technologies involved in delivering high resolution video over standard IP networks, they have amassed extensive knowledge from working with this technology since 2010. iMAGsystems focuses entirely on the AV over IP space and was one of the first manufacturers to implement SDVoE in 2015. For more information, go to

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