Northamber shortlisted in AV Awards 2019

Firmly established as the unrivalled badge of excellence for the AV industry - the AV Awards is the benchmark for the highest possible professional standards and best practice, recognising the outstanding achievements of individuals, companies, projects and technology across the AV, events and production sectors.

A rigorous judging process and the only event to be judged independently by end-users of AV technology, ensures that the AV Awards continues to be the most respected award scheme in the industry.

Northamber are proud to have been shortlisted in the "Distributor of the Year" category.

A number of our AV vendors have been shortlisted and we wish them the best of luck in their categories.

The theme for the AV Awards 2019 is 'The Future is AV'. Our aim is to inspire the industry, bring all parts of the AV universe together to celebrate how far we have come and be excited for the future. In a thousand years from now the AV industry will have overcome all the challenges we face and be ruling the technology world.

The AV Awards will take place on 11th October at Battersea Evolution, London.


Posted: Monday, August 12, 2019

Northamber Partners with Infrascale

Infrascale is an enterprise-grade Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solution that provides rapid, affordable failover to a second site with the flexibility to boot from the appliance or cloud.

Find out more about Infrascale solutions at northamber.com/infrascale or call our solutions team on 020 8296 7015.

Posted: Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Northamber announce partnership with Swivel Secure

7th July 2019, UK: Multi-factor authentication provider, Swivel Secure, has announced its new partnership with Northamber PLC. Swivel Secure will be the exclusive partner offering multi-factor authentication as part of Northamber’s comprehensive range.

Northamber is the longest established trade-only distributor in the UK. With over 5,500 reseller accounts, they are supported by specialists to help provide complete IT solutions whilst minimising the delivery, administration costs and inconveniences of dealing with multiple distributors.

Swivel Secure’s AuthControl Sentry® is a multi-factor authentication (MFA) solution which has continual investment and offers Northamber customers a competitive solution both technically and commercially. As a Distributor of Swivel Secure, Northamber provides comprehensive knowledge of the AuthControl Sentry® platform, and are trained by Swivel Secure’s technical experts to ensure that the highest levels of service are delivered.

“Our leadership in multi-factor authentication makes us the ideal partner for Northamber. Working closely with the renowned company and its comprehensive audience reach, we can collectively deepen the growth of an intelligent authentication solution to the market, which is dynamic and configurable enough to provide a seamless authentication solution for organisations. We are looking forward to seeing this partnership develop and thrive,” comments Adrian Jones, CEO of Swivel Secure.

“Northamber provide Swivel Secure with a unique reach and access to the kinds of IT Resellers that will help grow our customer base. As part of the Northamber Solutions portfolio, AuthControl Sentry® will join a complementary set of products and solutions that our experts will promote and support, as well as ensuring Swivel Secure products and messages are communicated to their resellers.” comments Mike Etherington, Marketing Manager at Northamber. 

About Swivel Secure

Swivel Secure is an industry leader in authentication solutions. Founded in 2001, Swivel Secure serves thousands of organisations in over 52 countries. The Swivel Secure authentication platform offers the widest range of deployment options available in the market (Gartner) and now provides users with the option to rapidly migrate to a dedicated cloud environment, in order to protect all their web, VPN, VDI and cloud application gateways.

The platform also offers customers an extensive range of authentication factors including the mobile app, and patented image authenticators such as TURing and PINpad®, which are unique to Swivel Secure and utilises a one-time code extraction protocol for when additional security is required.

Swivel Secure’s established user base includes major blue-chip companies as well as SME and public sector organisations. Customers vary from UK NHS Trusts to multinational logistics organisations, educational institutions, high street retailers, financial institutions and one of the world’s largest IT hardware components manufacturers. Find out more here: https://swivelsecure.com/

Posted: Monday, July 8, 2019


July 2019: Northamber PLC is pleased to announce a new distribution agreement with B-Tech AV Mounts, a global audio visual mounting solutions manufacturer, to extend their reach into the UK Market.

Established in 1972 in the UK, B-Tech designs and engineers its products in central England for the global market. Focussing on ease of installation, high standards of engineering quality, value for money and customer service excellence, B-Tech is now recognised worldwide as one of the leading mounting solutions manufacturers.

“B-Tech’s extensive range of high quality and easy-to-fit mounting solutions are the perfect fit for Northamber’s growing Audio Visual division”, said Peter Dosanjh, Northamber’s Director of AV. “Our resellers and their customers demand the best in display and projection mounting solutions, wherever they will be installed, be it wall-mounted, ceiling mounted or free standing and mobile. B-Tech have solutions that are designed to work with Northamber’s complete range of AV vendors”.

Mark Walker, B-Tech’s Director of Operations said “Northamber are a superb partner for us at B-Tech with their reach into the SMB reseller channel as well as having a team of AV specialists in place. Their team is well equipped to advise their customers with their consultative selling approach around total solution sales. We look forward to bringing B-Tech’s product range to a new group of resellers and their end users”. 

About B-Tech AV Mounts

Established in 1972, B-Tech continues to invest heavily in research and development to ensure that our range of audio visual mounting solutions meets all your requirements as a retailer, professional installer or home user.

All products are designed and engineered at our international head office located in central England. Our international network of offices and regional stocking distributors truly enhances B-Tech AV Mounts as a worldwide leader in audio visual mounting solutions. Find out more at www.northamber.com/b-tech

Posted: Friday, July 5, 2019

Sharp launches Big Pad 4K interactive displays

Sharp has released its PN-TH1 Big Pad range of 4K interactive displays with InGlass touch technology with an integrated Android PC, whiteboard and wireless functionality

The PN-TH1 Big Pad includes a 3840x2160 UHD 4K resolution touchscreen display, optimised for 4K reading. The InGlass touch technology and on-board Whiteboard app allows users to write on the screen of the PN-TH1 Big Pad with a Sharp touch pen featuring a 4mm or 2mm tip. The user’s finger can also be used to write on the screen. Gesture support is also included, with 20-point multi-touch capability, allowing multiple users to operate the screen simultaneously. Any type of PC source with HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA connections and USB for touch connection can be connected, as well as a 4K video content player using the player’s HDMI output.

The player’s HDMI output’s built-in wireless connectivity can be used to connect to smart Windows or Android mobile devices, with a Mini-OPS slot able to be utilized to extend the Big Pad’s functionality with hardware add-ons. The PN-TH1 Big Pad can be installed in a variety of ways, including portrait, landscape or a range of tilted angles (0 degrees to 20 degrees or 45 degrees), with a quad-screen collaboration mode to allow up to four people to coordinate work in a split screen configuration and pull in content from four independently connected sources.

For more details click here or talk to the Northamber AV team on 020 8296 7399.

Posted: Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Avocor Demo Event, Farringdon | 10th July ‘19

Northamber brings INFOCOMM to London!

If you didn’t get the opportunity to see the latest innovations from the world’s fastest growing interactive display brand at InfoComm 19 in Orlando then visit the Avocor Experience Centre in Farringdon, London on Wednesday 10th July.

Northamber and Avocor are organising this exclusive event to provide you with a great opportunity get hands on with the product range and exciting partnerships Avocor are putting in place. To guarantee your place register now click here or talk to the Northamber AV team on 020 8296 7399 for further information.



Posted: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

EntrySign Visitor Management System

Northamber and Osborne Technologies join forces around EntrySign Visitor Management System. Northamber plc, a leading UK value added distributor, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Osborne Technologies to distribute their EntrySign Visitor Management system across the UK.

EntrySign Visitor Management makes signing visitors in and out quicker and easier than ever before. Time consuming and costly paper-based signing in books are now a thing of the past. EntrySign records the attendance of staff, visitors and contractors via a self-service sign-in process. In educational establishments EntrySign also records pupil & student movements. The easy-to-use Back Office Suite allows you to monitor who is in the building at all times, look-up historical information, generate detailed reports and activate an instant evacuation roll call in seconds.

Peter Dosanjh, Director of AV at Northamber, said: "We are excited to be working with EntrySign. Their Visitor Management system provides both business and education customers with a simple system that helps address a number of GDPR issues, reduces administration requirements and provides new levels of control and cost savings. The EntrySign products are the latest addition to our rapidly expanding AV division at Northamber where we provide resellers with personal account management to ensure products are easy to configure, buy, sell and support”.

Dan Nicholson, Sales Manager from Osborne Technologies said "Northamber's approach to supporting the reseller channel provides a natural partnership to grow the reach of the EntrySign product range to the UK business and education markets. Working with Northamber’s AV division is a natural fit for us and we look forward to introducing EntrySign to new resellers throughout the UK”. 

EntrySign products are available immediately from Northamber.

About Osborne Technologies & EntrySign

Osborne Technologies Ltd are a leading multi-division company delivering a wide range of AV and technology solutions to the education and corporate sectors. The EntrySign system has many benefits and features designed to enhance and improve your health and safety procedures and has received universal praise from large companies and public sector organisations through to small and medium sized private businesses.

Find out more at: www.osbornetechnologies.co.uk/entrysign

For more information visit www.northamber.com/entrysign or contact the Northamber AV Team on 0208 296 7399 or av@northamber.com.

Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Northamber announce partnership with AOTO

Northamber PLC is pleased to announce a new Distribution Agreement with AOTO, a world leading LED display solution provider, to supply the UK channel with their full range of narrow pixel pitch SMD and Mini-LED displays.

“AOTO’s Mini-LED range of products bring a new level of detail and viewing experience, thanks in part, to their breakthrough optical design”, said Peter Dosanjh, Northamber’s Director of AV. “This design is ideal for all types of indoor installations where durability, low energy use, dynamic colour range and a nearly perfect image depiction is important.”

AOTO’s Mini-LED technology has already gained over 30 patents, globally since being development began in 2013. The Mini-LED technology provides sharper contrast, blacker black and more precise colour definitions and uniformity. In addition, the viewing angle for Mini-LED products is now even wider, with almost 180⁰ being possible and the higher frame rates making these displays perfect for fast moving action with reduced lag.

Jason Yang, Regional Sales Director (EMEA) at AOTO commented “AOTO are very excited to be working with Northamber’s fast growing AV division. Northamber’s AV specialists, along with their wider sales and support teams, really do provide the UK Reseller channel with the opportunity to supply and support the best in Audio Visual products and solutions with high levels of commercial flexibility. We look forward to introducing our exciting range of Mini-LED products to resellers across the UK. 

About AOTO Displays

AOTO, founded in 1993, specialises in designing and manufacturing high-end LED Display Systems., has global offices in London, Frankfurt, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Bangalore and Mexico City to provide local service and support. Their Mini LED technology brings a host of advantages including improved contrast,  AOTO's premium LED display products and solutions, cutting-edge technologies and globalization services are successfully applied in international commercial banks, globally-renowned advertising companies, the top class entertainment and sport events, world famous TV studios and international transportation hubs.

Find out more at www.aoto.com

Posted: Monday, May 13, 2019