More Broadcast Vendor M&A: Rohde & Schwarz Acquires DVS

Posted by Joe Zaller
Dec 16 2010

In a deal that gives it access to new markets and new technology, broadcast test & measurement specialist Rohde & Schwarz announced that it has taken over post production server vendor DVS.

The deal extends the reach of Rohde & Schwarz into the post production market and gives it access to a wide variety of file-based image processing tools.  DVS, also headquartered in Germany is a well established provider of HD, 2K and 4K digital workflow solutions through its Clipster product family.

Jürgen Nies, Head of the Broadcasting Division at Rohde & Schwarz explained the rationale for the deal saying “We are confident that this partnership will result in the transfer of valuable technology from the studio to broadcasting.”  Nies also said that DVS will benefit from the international Rohde & Schwarz sales network.

According to the announcement, the existing structures of DVS and its subsidiaries will be retained, and DVS Digital Video Systems AG will now appear as DVS, a Rohde & Schwarz company.


You can read the full press release here.


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