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Dicker Data onboards Norway-based manufacturer Neat to AV portfolio

Mon 1 Nov 2021

Dicker Data will distribute the Neat AV portfolio to the Australian and New Zealand markets, adding new products including video screens and hardware designed for online communication and collaboration.

Neat, a brand that hails from Norway, is building out its channel strategy in the A/NZ region and recruiting partners to support its ‘fast-growing’ business.

According to Dicker Data chairman and CEO David Dicker, the partnership with Neat bolsters the company’s professional AV portfolio, which also includes Samsung.

“With businesses reopening and needing to deploy collaboration solutions to support their hybrid work arrangements, we see no signs of demand slowing in this segment.”

Dicker Data head of AV, Andrew Upshon, adds, “The addition of Neat comes at a strategic time when
businesses are actively looking to bridge the gap between remote workers and those in the office. Our strategy has always been to help our partners deliver seamless collaboration experiences and Neat truly enables that. 

“The fact their high-quality products can turn any meeting room into a Zoom Room removes the barriers many businesses have faced when considering how to modernise their meeting and collaboration spaces. Further to this, the Neat solutions are simple to set up, making deployment easy for our partners.”

Neat’s products include Neat Bar, a meeting room device that mounts to a digital display, wall, or cabinet. It also features a microphone array and a wide-angle camera.   Neat Pad is an eight-inch LED touchscreen tabletop device for joining meetings, wireless sharing, and it can also monitor air quality in a meeting room.

Neat Board is a 65-inch multi-touch LED screen for presentation and drawing, with native support for Zoom Rooms.  Additionally, Neat Frame is a 15.6” personal meeting device for smaller rooms such as the home office. “Using the same technology as its larger siblings, the Neat Frame uses its advanced cameras to follow a participant around the room as they move, giving meeting participants the freedom to express themselves openly,” Dicker Data states. 

Neat Australia and New Zealand country manager Paul Falzon says the company aims to bring innovative video devices to A/NZ customers. 

“With our shared focus on helping partners support businesses as they transition to the new way of working, we look forward to working together to solve customer challenges in the meeting space.”

Dicker Data states that it has stock of the Neat range available for immediate delivery. Partners are encouraged to contact Dicker Data’s AV specialists who can scope, design and assist in deploying the right digital meeting room solutions for their end users.

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