AMHERST, NEW YORK, October 10, 2017 — Underscoring its commitment to increase its reach to a worldwide audience of commercial AV resellers, Key Digital® today announced the appointment of Stampede, the global leader in value added distribution, to serve as a worldwide distribution partner for the company’s award-winning Compass Control® Professional control system, EnterpriseAV HDMI over IP platform, and related lines of video switchers, extenders, cables, amplifiers, boosters, processors, scalers and interface adapters.
“Key Digital develops and manufactures high quality, cutting-edge hardware and software technology solutions for virtually all applications where high-end video and control are important,” Key Digital Vice President of Sales Dan O’Donnell said today. “Our new partnership with Stampede is going to help us bring the benefits of our solutions to more resellers in more vertical markets around the world than ever before. The combination of our products and Stampede’s sales force is going to result in a winning team that brings new performance, reliability and value to end-users in every vertical market.”
Stampede President & COO Kevin Kelly, noted that the addition of Key Digital to its partner portfolio is going to open up new business opportunities for its network of nearly 17,500 resellers. “Key Digital not only manufactures an award-winning line of digital video processing and video signal distribution solutions, it is the creator of the industry’s first fully integrated control system built from the ground up to run flawlessly on both the iOS and Android platforms. Compass Control Professional offers customers an amazing degree of flexibility that can be utilized in the wide variety of installations. We are proud to represent this line to our customers.”
According to Kelly, Stampede’s initial focus will be on the North American and European markets with a graduated expansion to other geographic regions over the first part of 2018.
About Key Digital®
Led by the “Father of DVD”, Mike Tsinberg, Key Digital® is an InfoComm, CEDIA, CES, and NAHB award winning manufacturer of professional distributed video and control system equipment. Since 1999, Key Digital has lead the constantly evolving A/V industry by designing products that deliver industry leading quality, performance, and reliability to corporate, bar & restaurant, digital signage, education, government, and house of worship applications. Key Digital products are designed and engineered in-house in Mount Vernon, NY. Superior quality, ease-of-installation, and versatility are the result of strenuous research, development, and testing. Expertise and unparalleled knowledge have created a unique hardware-software suite solution ideal for the consultants, designers, and installation firms of the A/V industry. Key Digital® is known to deliver best-in-class products based on quality, performance, and reliability. For more information, visit our webpage at https://www.keydigital.com.
Headquartered in Amherst, New York, Stampede (www.stampedeglobal.com) is the world’s leading value-added distributor of integrated AV/IT technology solutions that help resellers meet the expanding technology needs of end-user customers in dozens of commercial vertical markets in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, India, Latin America, the Middle East, Scandinavia, South Africa, and the United States.
Stampede provides a global network of nearly 20,000 resellers with the broadest range of traditional ProAV solutions from more than 150 manufacturing partners and leads the way in the creation of the new product categories and related training and support programs that are unleashing the business opportunities of the future — Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Drone Video Systems, Virtual Reality, IoT, Unified Communications, and low cost Video Conferencing. Through its wholly owned subsidiary Just Lamps, Stampede also offers the world’s largest selection of replacement projector lamps. Stampede annually produces the “Big Book of AV,” a 1,100+ page catalog and companion website (www.BigBookofAV.com) providing hundreds of sales, installation and spec tips for Stampede’s dealers in addition to product details on more than 8,000 SKUs. For more information on Stampede, visit www.stampedeglobal.com.