Redactie AV & Domotica | 28 oktober 2007
Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, announced it had appointed T+W Marketing as the company’s new and exclusive distributor for the Home Cinema market in Europe. Joining the increasing network of DPI dealers and distributors worldwide, T+W Marketing will cultivate an exclusive group of custom home integrators to bring DP’s precision displays to the expanding EU home cinema market.
The added-value services T+W offers which complement DP’s home cinema channel goals include; ISF training, DP projector training, product demonstration and sales support, installation certification and technical service. T+W’s geographic responsibilities for DPI include market developmEent in the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands and other key EU nations.
As representatives of DP’s 3-chip and single-chip DLP® projection systems, along with other premium brand technology manufacturers, T+W Marketing boasts over 70 years of projector-centric experience from within the digital cinema and home cinema industries. T+W principals Tom Vanthuyne and Wim De Vos have previous experience with products and technologies from top suppliers including BARCO, Bang & Olufsen and the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF). Furthermore, Vanthuyne and T+W Marketing colleague Bruno Verhenne possess a license to conduct ISF training courses and remain with the only accredited instructors in Europe.
George Walter, DP’s Home Cinema Market Manager, commented: “The addition of T+W Marketing to DP’s European distribution channels will help propel DP’s products into the rapidly growing European custom install market. Digital Projection and the team at T+W Marketing share the same perspective on products, pricing and distribution channel strategy, as well as a heavy emphasis on product training, education and support. We are confident that DP’s partnership with T+W Marketing will expand the global presence of our brand.”
Wim De Vos, T+W Marketing co-founder, added: "Our finest custom installers have a demand for no-compromise home cinema technology but were lacking the projection solutions in the highest-end market space. Now, we can confidently announce that Pro cinema is coming home in Europe. DPI’s reputation in developing and manufacturing Digital Cinema-grade projectors is second to none. Customers looking for the ultimate home cinema will be able to get the same experience and picture quality as used at post production studios. T+W Marketing will be supporting each of its dealers through the company’s extensive training program and will offer a comprehensive on-site set-up and calibration with each 3-chip DLP® TITAN projector sold.”
Those interested in further information about the new partnership between DPI and T+W Marketing may contact Digital Projection headquarters at 770.420.1350, or visit www.tw-marketing.com for more information.
Tom Vanthuyne / Wim De Vos
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About T+W Marketing
T+W Marketing is a value-added distributor and training organization serving the European specialist reseller/custom installer-channel for premium-brand technology. T+W Marketing cares for long-term customer-satisfaction and insists this can only be achieved by integration of unique and superior products by trained and service-oriented specialists.
T+W Marketing is the proud distributor for Aerial Acoustics, Audyssey Research, Datacolor, DNP Novascreen, Digital Projection International, DVIGear, Genelec, ISCO Precision Optics, Screen Research, Sencore, Shunyata Research and Vigatec and offers more than 70 years of experience with leading brands such as BARCO, BANG & OLUFSEN, CineVERSUM and the Imaging Science Foundation.
About Digital Projection International
Founded in 1989, Digital Projection International (DPI) has been instrumental in the development and application of Digital Light Processing™ technology by Texas Instruments for projection systems. DPI introduced the world’s first 3-chip DLP® projector in 1997, and has since delivered expert system engineering and world-class customer services, thus maintaining its position as a digital imaging pioneer.
DPI’s groundbreaking projection research and development has garnered the admiration of industry professionals around the world. This has earned the company many awards, including two Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. DPI remains the first and only projector manufacturer to win the coveted award.
Today, DPI manufactures and distributes an extensive line of ultra high-performance 3-chip and single-chip DLP® projection systems. These projectors are the reference standard for demanding applications such as large-venue, live-event staging, fortune 5000, education, medical and scientific research, command and control, digital cinema, commercial entertainment, worship and elite home cinema.