Pinnacle and Sony join hands for home segment

DQW Bureau
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As an extension to the already existing relationship in

other countries, Pinnacle systems and Sony India Ltd, have announced an alliance

to promote digital home video solutions in India. With the mutual understanding,

Pinnacle and Sony India would come out with bundled deals, which would include

Sony's digital handy cam and Pinnacle video editing solution.


This would help in the home video recording and editing

market to mature and grow. Pinnacle is a worldwide producer of video editing

solutions and Sony is a worldwide player in the digital video segment.

The alliance also includes co-promotion by both the

companies in order to educate the masses about each other's products and bring

value to the consumer. The companies would combine and give training to dealers

dealing in the products by both the companies and depict the compatibility

between digital handy cam and video editing solutions.

"With Sony, we wish to leverage on our respective

expertise and educate home video consumers on the endless possibilities of video

editing that they can experience using our world class products. With this

association shooting and creating home videos will be more fun and acquire a

professional look as well." Said Tawfik Djafari, MD (Asia), Pinnacle


Speaking on the association, Itagaki, GM (Marketing),

Sony India Ltd said, "The tie up has created a strong association of

hardware and software giants in order to provide the best possible products and

services together to a very potential Indian market. Along with Pinnacle, we

would equip Indian consumers with industry-leading hardware and software so that

they can do much more with their digital handy cam's than what they have been

used to."