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Vaddio is the premier global manufacturer of PTZ cameras, professional AV solutions and a full suite of Unified Communication and Collaboration products for the audio-visual, videoconference and broadcast marketplaces.
The innovative products and partner-focused practices at Vaddio provide opportunity for integrators and resellers to win business and increase profitability. With industry-leading warranties, one-year advance replacement, and expert technical support, you have the entire Vaddio team standing behind every project.
As a US-based manufacturer, Vaddio believes controlling all aspects of product development is key to delivering high-quality, reliable solutions that keep your customers up and running. They also believe that better products stem from better ideas, and that those ideas come from you—the integrators in the field—and your customers. Vaddio’s commitment to building innovative solutions that solve real-world problems can be seen in all of their PTZ cameras and control systems, professional-grade Unified Communications and Collaboration products and Pro AV systems and tools.
You’ll find in Vaddio a willing partner who is invested in your success. Combining industry-leading performance and support with system-configured design for simple installation and operation, Vaddio products enhance the AV experience for you and your customers—elevating the science of communication with the Art of Easy.
Vaddio designs and manufactures innovative products that result from ideas based on integrators and work with Vaddio gear every day. Solutions include:
- Cameras (HD PTZ, POV, OEM): Flexible. Scalable. Incredible. Vaddio HD PTZ cameras and systems meet the needs of integrators, dealers and end users alike with simple installation, intuitive operation, and the industry’s highest level of customer service.
- UCC (USB Video, USB Audio, USB Room Solutions): Collaborate with any app, in any setting. Vaddio’s Unified Communications and Collaboration peripherals combine plug-and-play simplicity with professional-grade performance, ushering in a new era of convenience for end users.
- Pro AV (Live Production, Tracking, Presentation Systems): Simple to install. Effortless to use. From simple production equipment to master multi-taskers, Vaddio’s Pro AV products make life easier for everyone.
Vaddio’s customer service is backed by a live team of technical support experts available from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm (CST) Monday – Friday. The technical support team is comprised of veteran AV professionals and engineers who have extensive experience with not only Vaddio products, but aslo Vaddio integrated AV solutions—regardless of the vendor. Vaddio’s innovative products and partner-focused practices provide opportunity for integrators and resellers to win business and increase profitability. With industry-leading warranties, one-year advance replacement, and expert technical support, customers have the entire Vaddio team standing behind every project.
The support team can be reached at (763) 971-4428. Additional install guides, technical support documents and support tools are available through the website in the “support” tab at support.vaddio.com
Vaddio was started in January of 2003 by founders Rob Sheeley and Tom Mingo. The name came from combining “Video” and “Audio”. The first product in 2003 was “The Easy Camera Cable Shoe” – an extension system for Video/Power/Control over Cat. 5 up to 125 feet, making it fast and easy to install cameras.
In January of 2004, Vaddio merged with Photo Control until August 2004. Photo Control was a New Hope based designer and manufacturer of electronic flash equipment, professional cameras and other photographic accessories.
In August 2004, Photo Control merged with Nature Vision until August 2006. Nature Vision – (Brainerd based company) designed, developed and sold video imaging systems for outdoor recreational use – such as underwater video viewing system known as Aqua-Vu.
In August 2006, Vaddio was back as its own company until August 2011, where Thompson Street becomes an owner until April 2016.
In April 2016, Milestone acquired Vaddio. Milestone is a leading global provider of innovative mounting and display solutions for various audiovisual technologies sold principally under the Chief, Sanus, Da-Lite, Projecta and now Vaddio brands.
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