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Vitec Group buys Autoscript
The Vitec Group agreed to purchase ALC Broadcast, parent company of Broadcast Developments (BDL) and Autoscript. The acquisition will drive the development of innovative integrated products for use in studios, robotics and electronic newsgathering (ENG) in the field.
The Autoscript companies, with worldwide sales of $6.5 million in 2005, have recently introduced Voice Plus, voice-activated prompting. Completion of the deal is expected during Q4 2006 and is subject to certain conditions being met by ALC Broadcast.
For more information, see www.vitecgroup.com and www.autoscript.tv.