Archive | February 7, 2012

Ross Video Acquires FX-Motion — Q1 Up 59%

7 Feb

Ross Video has acquired FX-Motion, a robotic camera systems company based in Belgium, best known for bringing film-style motion control technology to television remote control and robotics systems.  The company also announced a year after year increase of 59% in the first quarter of their fiscal year. Ross Video is into its 21st year of record year over year sales. This streak has been entirely self-funded through both organic growth and strategic acquisitions.

Dolby Q1 Revenue Down – Broadcast & Mobile Licensing Revenue Up

7 Feb

Dolby reported total Q1 2012 revenue of $233.4 million, compared to $242.7 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2011.
“In the first quarter, we grew licensing revenue year over year on the strength of our broadcast and mobile markets,” said Kevin Yeaman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dolby Laboratories. “We continue to enhance the entertainment experience in online content with the addition of services such as HBO Go®, which recently announced the adoption of Dolby® Digital Plus.”

Pixelworks Q4: Advanced TV Up, Digital Projection Down

7 Feb

Pixelworks, Inc., a provider of video and pixel processing technology,  reported fourth quarter 2011 revenue at $16.8 million, compared to $17.4 million reported in the third quarter of 2011 and $14.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2010. The increase in revenue compared to the year-ago quarter was driven by higher sales of new products and volume shipments for advanced TV. Revenue declined sequentially primarily due to weaker than expected demand in the digital projection market.